Next Gen Facilities
August 2017 — District construction projects are 85 percent bid and are running on-budget. For more detailed information on projects by site, click on links below. Have questions or comments about construction? Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call us at 952-848-4038. See an infographic about the construction budget.
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Construction Communications Archive
Edina Public Schools publishes information about construction throught a variety of platforms and media, including individual school e-newsletters, postcards to targeted audiences, the districtwide In The Know community e-newsletter, Update in 80 video e-newsletters, and District news. The following is an online archive of such communications.
Construction budget remains on track as busy summer construction season nears completionPosted by EPS Communications at 8/23/2017
The move-in phase has begun at school sites where extensive renovation and enhancements have been completed this summer. As construction wraps up, new furniture, along with boxes of books and materials, are being moved into classrooms and teachers are settling into new learning environments.
The Early Learning Center, four of six elementary schools – Concord, Countryside, Cornelia and Normandale, Edina High School (EHS), and the first phase of an 18-month project at South View Middle School, have reimagined traditional classrooms to create a variety of flexible learning environments to meet the diverse learning needs of students and new instructional approaches. Transportation staff, and all district buses and vehicles have migrated to the new facility, located at 7600 Metro Boulevard, in southwest Edina.
School Board hears Next Gen construction updatePosted by EPS Communications at 6/14/2017
The School Board received an update on districtwide construction from administration and the district's construction partners, Wold Architects and Kraus-Anderson Construction, at its June 12 meeting. Photos of the current construction sites side-by-side with renderings of what completed learning and activity spaces will look like, showed the progress that is occuring over the summer as the district experiences its most intense construction period. View the slide presentation and click below to watch video of the presentation.