New Facility Update
Harrison Hills City Schools New PK-12
• The auditorium continues to have drywall, lighting and sound installed.
• The high school gymnasium floor is now down with bleachers being installed.
• Construction for the glass connecting the elementary to the main building has begun.
• Elementary Classrooms continue to have carpet and casework finalized.
• Classroom technology is now being installed in the middle school.
• Painting and installing ceilings in the elementary school wing
• Installation of casework in the elementary school wing first floor
• Installing technology cabling in the elementary school wing
• Electrical wiring at the elementary school wing and musical area
• Installing wood gym floors
• Installing gymnasium bleachers
• Installing permanent flooring in the elementary school wing
• Installing exterior metal panels and trim at the student dining and high school wings
• Finishing drywall at the auditorium and arts area of the building
• Electrical, HVAC, and fire suppression installations at the auditorium and arts area of the building
• Interior glass and glazing
• Installing exterior glass and glazing at the elementary school connectors
• Installing hollow metal and wood doors and hardware
• Installing exterior site concrete at the front of the building and preparing for concrete in the main parking area
• Installing site storm piping and structures
• Installing field house underground plumbing
• Mrs. Snider met with Cadiz Improvement Council members Mike Sliva, Ken Mason, Mark Chisnell, and Hammond engineer Joe Swantek concerning finalizing the grant that is providing a bike trail and decorative lighting for the road leading to the new facility. Thank you to these individuals for their work on this project.
• Mrs. Snider attended Central's Band and Choir concerts. Thank you to Mrs. Ripley and Mr. Zalenski for preparing the students so nicely for great concerts.
• Mrs. Snider also attended Harrison North's spring concert. Mr. Dean did a great job educating the students on the use of an I Pad app to play music, playing of the recorder, and fifth and sixth graders on playing musical instruments.
• Mrs. Snider attended Harrison North's Honors Breakfast. Special thanks to the Lions Club for donating and cooking this great breakfast!
• Mrs. Snider, Mrs. Harding, and Mr. Ripley attended the Special Board of Education meeting where sale of property was discussed.
• Mrs. Snider worked with Hammond Construction regarding District Office move, turn lane construction, and completion of Liggett Lane.
• Mrs. Snider attended Harrison Central's FFA and the Softball Banquets. Both of these events were well attended and congratulations to the students that received awards.
• Mr. Morgan attended meetings within special education across the District
• Mr. Morgan collaborated with Hammond Construction and SHP on school construction progress
• Mr. Morgan led the District Leadership Team meeting in final review of 2019; we toured the new school complex with an operational focus
• Mr. Morgan prepared for time capsule installation within the new complex
• Mr. Morgan took steps to finalize curricular material purchase, sorting, and delivery
• Mrs. Harding and Mrs. Carter gathered information needed for the first School Facilities audit related to the building project.
• Mrs. Harding has been answering questions and pulling information for bidders related to the landscaping bid. Bids will be opened on May 20 at 1:00 pm.
• Ohio School Plan and Peoples Insurance have contacted Mrs. Harding concerning the school district’s liability, fleet and building and ground insurance coverage. Both companies have requested information and will both be providing a quote for FY20.
• Mrs. Clements is compiling all information for the salary and benefit notices for FY20, as well as preparing for the close out of payroll for the 2019 fiscal year.
• Mrs. Snider and Mrs. Harding have received medical, dental and life insurance renewal rates. Mrs. Snider has worked with JHP about the increase. The rates will be presented to the board at the May regular board meeting.
• Mr. Ripley met with two prospective drivers for the new school year.
• Mr. Ripley met with cooks to coordinate our supplies needed for the move and using up inventory.
• Mr. Ripley met with a representative from School Pride to discuss facility artwork.
• Mr. Ripley collaborated with SHP and Hammond on various buildings and grounds issues.
• Mr. Ripley coordinated with Rent-a-crate on the delivery of crates for faculty at each school.