Monthly Updates - September/October 2007Construction Update and Phasing Report to the Board of Education, October 29, 2007
LHS CONSTRUCTION NEWS: September 27, 2007Construction on Phase III has begun. Site work is proceeding on the science and physical education buildings. The South parking lot is being removed and work on the foundations is expected to begin soon. Individual air conditioning units are being installed in classrooms on the first and second floor opposite the construction area in order to maintain a comfortable, dust-free environment.
The bulldozer is stripping topsoil and piling it for later use.
A silt fence, which keeps the dirt from washing away into the street or off the site, is being installed.
A protective wall has been built in A100 (the Livingston High School Band Room) prior to building the addition to the music area.
Part of the parking lot outside the music wing is fenced off.
The planks will be used for scaffolding.
LHS Construction News: September 10, 2007Board of Education approves contract for Bond Sale for the LHS Construction Project.
September 7, 2007Ribbon cutting ceremony for new LHS Athletic Field at 7:00 pm.Also see The Star-Ledger: Athletic Field Kicks Off ProjectThe new LHS athletic field officially opened on Friday, September 7 with a ribbon-cutting ceremony prior to the first home football game of the year. The ribbon was cut by Carol Jacobson, wife of the late football coach Allen "Jake"Jacobson, who the field is named after, and son Richard.Town and school officials and community members were in attendance as Dr. Brad Draeger, superintendent of schools, introduced the ceremony.Moving the Livingston High School athletic field 30 yards is the first phase in the high school construction project that was passed by voters in December 2005. The $51 million referendum will provide additions, renovations and alterations by adding about 95,000 square feet and renovating 68,000 square feet. there will be a new science wing with 14 classrooms, a state of the art physical education building with a fitness room, dance and wrestling room, and storage space. In addition, the music wing is being expanded and the old gym is being converted into a digital imaging and TV studio.
Last Modified on July 9, 2013