MCHENRY HIGH SCHOOL BUILDING IMPROVEMENTS

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Thanks to the support of our amazing community, District 156 completed a multi-year building improvement program as a result of the successful passage of a bond referendum in 2018.

Starting in 2019, the upgrade program included several components, most notably the construction of the 70,000-square-foot Center for Science, Technology and Industry at West Campus.

SPRING-SUMMER 2020 PROJECTS  

WEST CAMPUS (NOW UPPER)

  • New classroom unit ventilators and ductwork

  • New LED lighting 

  • New HVAC chillers

  • New building automation system

  • New Lil' Warriors preschool room

MCCRACKEN FIELD

  • Four new stadium lights to replace eight old lights

  • New drain tiles behind home bleachers to improve drainage

  • Pave limestone paths

2020 CONSTRUCTION UPDATES

MCHS Construction News Aug. 31, 2020

MCHS Construction News July 22, 2020

SUMMER 2019 PROJECTS

The following is a list of projects completed in 2019. 

East Campus (Now Freshman) - Capital Projects

  • Installation of new Geothermal HVAC System in all Classrooms and Offices

  • New Classroom Ceilings and Ducted Vents

  • New Interior and Exterior LED Lighting throughout the Building

  • New Classroom Flooring

  • New Building Automation System (BAS) & Commissioning on all Equipment

  • New Roofing & Roof Top HVAC Units

West Campus  (Now Upper)- Capital Projects 

  • Complete West Campus Pool Project - Interior Tile replacement for Pool and Deck (HVAC and Filtration System were replaced last summer)

  • Construction of new Parking Lot (next to South Lot) 200+ spaces

  • Begin Foundation Work for New Building Extension on the North Side of the Building

Construction of Upper Campus Building Extension (Center for Science Technology and Industry) continued throughout the 2019-2020 school year. The extension opened in January (2nd Semester) of 2021 and was dedicated August 5, 2021. We transitioned to Freshmen Campus at East and 10th-12th Grade Campus at West in Fall of 2021.

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