Building for the Future photo of Upper Campus Freshman Campus and McCracken Field with a sunset

Building for the Future

In 2019, construction crews broke ground to start the construction of the 70,000-square-foot Center for Science, Technology and Industry at the former West Campus, now Upper Campus.

While that is the biggest building project in recent years, it isn't the only one. Substantial renovation also went on at the former East Campus, which is now the Freshman Campus. Also, McCracken Field underwent a multi-phase project to update lighting, improve drainage and upgrade the athletic fields.

Read on to see the highlights from 2020 and 2019 summer construction seasons.



  • New classroom unit ventilators and ductwork

  • New LED lighting 

  • New HVAC chillers

  • New building automation system

  • New Lil' Warriors preschool room


  • Four new stadium lights to replace eight old lights

  • New drain tiles behind home bleachers to improve drainage

  • Pave limestone paths


MCHS Construction News Aug. 31, 2020

MCHS Construction News July 22, 2020


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. The campus transition to Freshmen Campus at East and 10th-12th Grade Campus at West began with the Fall 2021 school year.