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El Segundo Middle School Celebrates Completion of Administration Building Modernization with Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

The project was one of several projects that broke ground in summer 2020, that are funded by Measure ES. The upgrades in Phase 1 at El Segundo Middle School included a complete remodel of the administration office. The building now features a new safe and welcoming front entrance system, added office space for staff, and the expansion of the building to incorporate a teacher work room. ESMS also received new decorative front perimeter fencing and replacement of chain link fencing in various locations.

 

Next up at ESMS will be the development of two new Science Labs, renovations for the band classroom, and modernization to Bulldog Hall, the school’s multi-purpose auditorium. Designs for an all-new gymnasium are currently under review with the Division of State Architecture and construction is scheduled to break ground in winter 2021. The new gymnasium building will include a full-size basketball court, two practice basketball courts, boys and girls locker rooms, flexible classroom space, a stage, restrooms, storage area, and additional parking.

 

“This first ribbon-cutting ceremony under Measure ES is a significant milestone celebrating the physical manifestation of the District’s Long-Range Facilities Master Plan,” said Dr. Melissa Moore, ESUSD superintendent during the ceremony. “I extend a sincere thank you to our community for coming together for the successful passage of Measure ES. YOU have made this all possible! Thank you to ESUSD employees, board members, community leaders, and most importantly to the voters of the City of El Segundo, for your support of our students at the El Segundo Unified School District!”

 

This ribbon cutting ceremony marks the first celebration of a completed project under Measure ES – a $92 million bond measure which passed in November 2018 with the approval of 63.32 percent of El Segundo voters. ESUSD achieved its goal of ensuring all school sites benefited from the passage of Measure ES in Phase 1 of the facilities upgrades. Here is a list of additional projects either completed or nearing completion in the past year:

 

Center Street School

  • Addition of new shade structures at two locations on campus
  • Accessible walkways and ramps improvements at various places on campus

 

Richmond Street School

  • Addition of a security vestibule at the main entrance
  • Renovations to the main office
  • Replacement of all windows in the main campus buildings
  • Installation of a shade structure at the kindergarten area
  • Installation of ornamental fencing around the kindergarten area
  • Accessibility upgrade to two restrooms

 

El Segundo High School

  • Installation of HVAC at the Science Building
  • New decorative security fencing around the school perimeter
  • Addition of a security vestibule for the main building entrance
  • Renovations to the Attendance Office
  • Replacement of all windows in Engineering and Fine Arts Building (Building C)
  • Installation of new baseball field fencing
  • Replacement of basketball hoops system, bleachers, floor refinishing in the South Gymnasium
  • Installation of new flooring in the North Gymnasium

 

ESUSD

  • Newly constructed building and parking lot for The Learning Connection (not funded by Measure ES)
  • New teacher workstations in every classroom
  • New furnishings at the Eagles’ Nest Preschool and Arena Virtual High School
  • Audio/Visual improvements in every classroom

 

ESUSD is currently in the planning and design stages for several large construction projects funded by Measure ES including a new gymnasium at El Segundo Middle School, a six-classroom building at Richmond Street Elementary School, a new Band building with adjacent Snack-Shack at El Segundo High School, and renovations to the front drop off area at Center Street Elementary School. Work this summer include library modernization projects at El Segundo High School and Center Street Elementary School, student restroom renovations at Richmond Street School, fencing replacement at Center Street School, underground utility/ plumbing repairs and replacement at El Segundo Middle School, and HVAC unit replacements and roofing repairs and replacements at multiple campuses.

 

 

4/19/21