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Wednesday, April 13, 2016

MES Construction Video

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MES Construction Video


Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Phase Three

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Slabs are poured, and phases one and two have walls.  Phase 3 will soon join the others with walls and roof beams. New pictures show the progress.


Monday, October 19, 2015

Phase Two Begins

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Great weather for pouring concrete. Today, the cement trucks were rolling as concrete was poured for Phase II, the office and the 5th and 6th grade area. Phase III (gym/cafeteria/special ed) will pour in a few weeks.


Wednesday, September 30, 2015

The First Walls Are Standing

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Some of the first walls of the new Elementary Building Project are going up. The ones in the picture are interiour walls that make up the tornado safe room.


Monday, August 17, 2015

Last, First Day at Melbourne Elementary School.

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Today was the beginning of the end. This time next year, students at Melbourne Elementary School will be starting school in a new state-of-the art building located adjacent to the Melbourne High School. Construction began over the summer with a lot of dirt movement and now we're seeing some of the first signs of a building. Photos 

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Wednesday, May 20, 2015


Friday, May 08, 2015

Ground Breaking Ceremony

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You are cordially invited to join faculty, staff, and students for a ground-breaking ceremony for our new state-of-the-art elementary school, Thursday, May 14 at 10:00 AM. 


Thursday, March 13, 2014

Core Samples

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The workers were on site today to do the core drills for the new elementray.  The core drills will determine the amount and type of dirt work that is necessary for the base on the new facility.  The architects are continuing work on the schematic design.


Friday, February 28, 2014

Meet the Architect

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Josh Siebert is the lead designer and co-founder of Modus Studios in Fayetteville, Arkansas.  After graduating from the University of Arkansas in 2002 with a degree in Architecture and a minor in Art, Josh moved to Kansas City with his wife to work for HOK Sport, a firm that allowed him to blend his passion for sports with designing on projects like the Sabrina Park Cricket Club, New York Yankees Stadium and the Washington Nationals Baseball Stadium.  After three and a half years...

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Architect Pictures of New Elementary Building

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Josh Siebert, Modus Studios, has given the district artist renderings of the new elementary building.  Click Here to See the Architect Pictures *The pictures are in a pdf file, you will need Adobe Reader to view the pictures.  Adobe Reader is a free download at www.adobe.com  

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Thursday, February 13, 2014

New Elementary School

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It is our desire, as we move through the process of constructing the new elementary facility, to keep you informed of the progress.  We will update this blog with information and photos as we work through the various stages of construction.   At this point, Modus Studios from Fayetteville has been contracted as the architectural firm and C. R. Crawford Construction has been contracted as construction managers for the project.  They are already working together on the...

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