Grand Island Public Schools
123 South Webb Road
Grand Island, NE 68802
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Shoemaker Elementary open house, Oct. 2


The community is invited to the Shoemaker Elementary open house this Sunday, from 2 to 3:30 p.m.

This is the second completed project of seven approved in the Fall 2014 bond issue. Come see the new office, safe entrance, commons area, media center and classrooms.

We will have students ambassadors giving tours of the new areas.

SHOEMAKER ELEMENTARY

Completed: August 2016
Project: Additions and remodel to make school a four-unit building, eliminate open concept
What we've done:

  • Added classrooms to north side of building to address space needs
  • Remodeled open concept classes and media center to address open concept areas
  • Added commons area to south side to address program space needs
  • Reorganized office area and added a safety vestibule
  • Added north drive for safer drop off and pick up of students
  • Added 23K square foot, remodeled 18.5K square foot

The 2014 Bond Issue passed by the community included seven projects:

  • Engleman Elementary: expansion (Completed Winter 2015)
  • Shoemaker Elementary: expansion and renovation (Completed Fall 2016)
  • Starr Elementary: new building at new location (Underway, scheduled completion Fall 2017)
  • Barr Middle School: expansion and renovation (Underway, scheduled completion Winter 2017)
  • Grand Island Senior High: renovation of 100-wing (underway, scheduled completion Spring 2017)
  • Jefferson Elementary: new building at current location (In design phase, set to begin Summer 2017, completion Fall 2019)
  • Stolley Park Elementary: new building at current location (In design phase, set to begin Summer 2017, completion Fall 2019)
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Mitchell Roush , Marketing & Communications
308-385-5900 ex. 201127
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