Winnisquam Future 2022

WRSD Capital Improvement Committee (CIC)

Goals:

  • Evaluate all existing/new information carefully.

  • Recognize that there is a strong community connection to USS.

  • Ensure alterations or new construction contains space for future programming and enrollment.

  • Clarify the financial implications and cost effective utilization of the district's physical facilities.

  • Be sure that the decisions made today will be reflected on as sound in 30 years.

  • Ensure modern day security and efficiency standards are implemented.

  • Projects must support increased community engagement and student performance inline with 21st century learning.

  • The committee will present a conceptual plan for action by the full board, to be presented at the annual district meeting in March, 2020.

  • Full presentation including Bond, working drawings, plans, etc. for the Alternative Plan by March 2022.

History of Work:

  • The WRSD-LRPC began looking at long term costs. For meeting minutes, click here.

  • June 2014—Assessment of educational facility needs completed.

  • 2016-17—Conducted an internal cost/benefit analysis to reduction of buildings and personnel.

  • 2017—Committee cleared up property title restrictions related to USS.

  • Spring 2017—School Board tours all buildings.

  • Sept 2017—Committee gave presentation to full board and addressed public concerns.

  • Nov 2017—Committee recommended an updated demographic study.

  • Winter/Spring 2018—Public Forum on possible options, questions, and concerns.

  • Aug 2018 - March 2019—Committee recommended conducting a facility analysis of USS.

  • May 2019—Committee reconvened to review work to date and begin the year long process for preparing for the annual meeting 2020.

  • May 2020 - Annual meeting vote was Option B by a sizable margin.

  • June 2020 - Recommended and the school board approved moving forward with Option B.

  • Fall 2020 - Continue working on plan for January presentation/approval by the school board.

  • 1/21- 3/22 - The School Board voted to move forward with an alternate option, developing plans and a bond for the renovation of all buildings. Program called Winnisquam Future 2022.

Announcements/Next Steps

  • Waiting on Bond related matters

  • Engineering work for Winnisquam Futures 2022

  • Monthly meetings of the CIC

  • Preparing for change in elementary leadership

  • Several capital projects this summer including roof scans

For More Dates/Times, See Timeline Below

Winnisquam Regional High School

Proposed Floor Plan - Preschool Floor Plan

Video Tour of WRHS - Coming in May

Winnisquam Regional Middle School

Proposed Floor Plan

Video Tour of WRMS - Coming in May

Union Sanborn School

Current Floor Plan

Video Tour of USS - Coming in May

Sanbornton Central School

Proposed Floor Plan

Video Tour of SCS - Coming in May

Southwick Elementary School

Proposed Floor Plan

Video Tour of SS - Coming in May

WRSD-CIC Timeline

Timeline - 2022 Bond Project

WRSD-CIC Feedback Form