Renovation & Contruction Updates
|April 11, 2022||Video||Slides (Board Update)|
|April 7, 2022||Video||Slides (Community Meeting)|
|February 28, 2022||Video||Slides (General Update)|
|February 23, 2022||Video (Virtual Community Meeting)|
|February 14, 2022||Video (Virtual Meeting Update)|
|January 24, 2022||Video (Next Steps Update)|
|December 20, 2021||Video||Slides (Final Recommendation)|
|December 6, 2021||Video||Slides (Planning Recap & Cost Savings)|
|November 22, 2021||Video||Slides (Facilities Review, Project Phasing, & Financing)|
|November 8, 2021||Video||Slides (Study Options 4, 4B, & 5)|
|October 25, 2021||Video||Slides (Study Options 4 & 5)|
|October 11, 2021||Video||Slides (Study Option 1 & Probable Maintenance Costs)|
|September 27, 2021||Video||Slides (Planned Educational Program & Study Review)|
|September 13, 2021||Video||Slides (FFP Overview & Projected Enrollments)|
|August 9, 2021||Video||Infographics (FFP Update & Infographics)|
|July 12, 2021||Video (FFP Update & White Papers)|
|June 28, 2021||Video (Projected Enrollments, Building Capacities, Facility Assessments)|
|May 10, 2021||Video (FFP Process Updates)|
|April 12, 2021||Video (FFP Process Overview)|
Concept for Intermediate Center design
On November 26, 2023, Mr. Seth Wentz of Crabtree, Rohrbaugh & Associates presented the monthly update to the Board of Directors. In the last month, representatives from the administration visited two sites with recent projects to help better understand sizing and a concept proposed for the Intermediate Center. Our design team met several times to refine a possible floor plan and site design to maximize field space on the East York site. The current proposed design uses a main street concept in which the public use and classroom spaces are on different sides of the building which allows for better security while allowing public use to key areas of the building. The current concept is over our desired square footage and the team will continue to make adjustments during the design process to minimize that value.
Mr. Wentz returned on October 23, 2023 to provide the monthly update for the Board of Directors. The teams working on programming and design needs have met three times to discuss the Intermediate Center and and other two times to review the high school programming needs. Mr. Wentz presented a revised timeline for the YSHS renovations that will better meet the extensive design process needed to meet the programming needs. This will also permit the District to focus on one design at a time for the bulk of the project. A copy of the presentation can be accessed here.
Design Process presented September 26
On September 26, 2023, Seth Wentz of Crabtree, Rohrbaugh & Associates presented the monthly update on the construction of an Intermediate Center and renovations to York Suburban High School. Both projects are in the design and planning phases. Mr. Wentz explained the design process and will be provide monthly updates for the Board of Directors and York Suburban Community. The update also included a preliminary timeline for construction of a new Intermediate Center and two possible timelines for the High School renovations. This presentation can be accessed here.
School Board Meeting August 28, 2023Over the 2022-2023 school year, the York Suburban administration and the Board of School Directors continued a review of the needs of the District facilities and academic programs. This robust process included reviewing multiple studies completed over the past decade and looking at the current condition of buildings and the academic programs they support. Over months of review and discussion, the Board identified and prioritized criteria to evaluate against possible renovations and construction options that may best support the District’s challenges in meeting student needs in an evolving world.
During the school board voting meeting held on Monday, August 28, 2023, the Board of School Directors provided authorization for the administration to proceed with the planning and design phase for:
- New Construction at East York Elementary School for a grade 3-5 consolidation.
- High School renovations and a new pool.
District Priorities: Addressing YSSD’s Programs/Facilities/Finances
- For a comprehensive review of the work done to date, please refer to this document.
- We invite you to explore the following links which encompass the detailed information that has been shared with the YSSD community throughout the entirety of this process.
We value your engagement in this process and encourage you to stay informed!