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School Benefits FAQ

For our children. For our community. For the future.

A new high school will offer these benefits

  • Earthquake safety: the existing building could collapse in a strong earthquake
  • Personal safety: a single monitored main entrance
  • Larger classrooms suitable for active learning: more projects and activities, discussion groups. Independent work
  • Additional classrooms to provide for teaching more trades: manufacturing, technology, construction, welding, culinary and automotive careers.
  • A kitchen and a cafeteria
  • An auditorium large enough for all-school assemblies, cross-curricular speeches & presentations, and a home for drama, band, and choir instruction and performances
  • Athletic facilities will be repaired and improved for Title IX compliance
  • Parking lots and driveways will offer improved access and efficiency
  • Natural lighting in all classrooms: student learning is 20%+ higher with natural light
  • Ventilation: all parts of the building will have fresh, clean air
  • Temperature control: classroom and office temperatures will be comfortable in all seasons
  • Electrical systems will be adequate to handle the electronic needs of modern education
  • Mechanical systems will be more reliable, less expensive to operate and maintain
  • Energy efficiency: annual savings of $50,000+ for utilities
  • Partnerships with LCC for evening adult and career classes
  • Community benefits: a location for community events, an attractive place for conferences, a shelter in case of a community emergency

Middle School improvements will offer these benefits

  • Water intrusion will be repaired; window sills and trim will be replaced
  • Damaged windows will be replaced

Physical education: buried debris removed and a small grass field planted

Elementary School construction and improvements will offer these benefits

  • Earthquake safety: existing buildings could collapse in a strong earthquake; all buildings will be upgraded to meet current earthquake standards
  • Building Continuity: separate buildings will be joined together; replacing the old south end with a new classroom wing that meets the office and north classroom wing
  • New classrooms will be added; all students will be under one roof, in one school
  • Lighting: all classrooms will have sources of natural light
  • Fresh air: air circulation will be improved; no interior, ‘boxed classrooms’
  • Security: a monitored central entry point at the main office at the improve security
  • Energy efficiency: Improved lighting and HVAC systems will offer energy savings
  • Drop off and pick up areas will be reconfigured for safety, security, and efficiency
  • Interior spaces will be upgraded with paint, new windows, floor coverings, and new ceiling tiles as interior walls are opened for seismic enhancement in the north end of the building
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UPCOMING EVENTS
Rally to support Siuslaw School
14
October
2018
Siuslaw High School
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
School Bond 20-291 Forum
29
October
2018
Florence Public Library
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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