This design incorporates two new “visible” front doors related to major vehicular approaches. A new linear spine provides a visual focus to the interior and functions as the social interaction space for students. This two-story spine links all major areas of the school into one easily supervised space.
The academic center includes three, two-story houses. These CAPACITY2,000COST PER SQ FT$91.18CITATIONRenovation/Modernization CitationFEATURED IN2001 Architectural PortfolioSUB CATEGORYRenovation groupings allow the school to be broken down into smaller groups, and include general classroom space, science facilities, faculty and counselor offices, group instruction space and interactive technology labs.
The media center and tech-resource area are adjacent to the Central Avenue, and are a combination of new and remodeled areas that meet specific program ingredients.
The 800-seat performing-arts center allows students to learn the various aspects of theater art while providing a setting to present their work to the community.
Interactive instructional technology is seamless throughout the school. It links and supports curriculum delivery in all instructional areas.
"The addition and new organization create a modern-looking high school. The educational groupings help to create an appropriate scale for the new building."--2001 jury