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BGHS Construction Updates

Phase One Groundbreaking held May 21, 2018

ABOUT THE PROJECT:
The priorities of overall construction of Bowling Green High School include:

  • Removing circular walls,

  • Adding natural light to all classrooms,

  • Increasing energy efficiency,

  • Displaying and honoring the school’s traditions and history,

  • Improving traffic flow around the school,

  • and providing a cutting-edge learning environment for future generations.

Phase one will add approximately 90,000 gross square feet to the school with a two-story structure built from the existing school, around the pool area toward Rockingham Lane. The first phase will add 80% of total classroom space for the project and includes the LEAD Academy, the Medical Arts Academy, English, math, social studies, science, special education, English language learners departments, as well as band, choir, and orchestra classrooms. If the budget permits, a kitchen will also be added during phase one.

Phase two of the project, which will begin as funding allows, will include classroom space for world languages, computer technology, art, business education, family and consumer science, and JROTC. Common student spaces will also be added in the second phase, including a two-story commons area, a 700-800 seat auditorium, media center, auxiliary gym, administrative offices, youth services center and possibly natatorium.

Drone Footage of Construction Process:

Virtual Reality Tour of School Spaces:

If viewing on a phone, click the links and move to see 360-degrees of each space. If viewing on a computer, use the mouse to click, drag, and move around and inside the space.

  • Click here to view outside the new Bowling Green High School. This portion of the building will be completed in phase two.
  • Click here to view inside the BGHS Commons, to be completed in phase two.
  • Click here to view inside a common hallway space, near teacher work spaces, hallways, and classrooms. Most to be completed in phase one.

Ross Tarrant Architects | Alliance Corporation

 

Archived Construction News

 

Groundbreaking Ceremony Scheduled for May 21, 2018
Schematic Designs Approved: October 9, 2017
Construction Budget Approved for Phase One: August 14, 2017

Board of Education Adopts Tax to Support BGHS Construction & Renovation: June 12, 2017

 

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