1442 new door locks and hardware to be installed. When the schools in Central Point were initially built, the only way to lock classroom doors, was from the outside using a key. These locks were used as a way to keep the “valuables” of each classroom secure. Today, when people think about school security no […]
The Central Point School District is proud to announce the completion of one of its first projects funded by the 2019 Bond: paving, grading, and lighting the Crater High School Parking lot. “For years the unpaved lot has been a problem with potholes, poor drainage, and access issues. During the bond development process the paving […]
Central Point School District No. 6 is pleased to announce the groundbreaking of our new building at Jewett Elementary. The new 12,000 square foot building will consist of a gymnasium with a flexible multi-purpose space, a maker space/shop, a maker space/technology lab and restrooms. New concrete walkways and the original school’s covered walkway will be […]
Ground breaking for the student and event parking lot. Due to social distancing and safety, we decided to make a video of the ground breaking and have a bit of fun. The student and event parking lot. is finally being paved, thanks to our amazing community for passing the bond. We can hardly wait to […]
by Kaylee Tornay of the Mail Tribune Tuesday, May 21st 2019 Central Point voters approved an $82 million bond measure, unofficial preliminary election results showed Tuesday night. The “yes” vote led 57.6% to 42.4%, with a total of 4,380 cast. “We’re thrilled,” said Autumn Chadbourne, a Central Point School Board member. “We couldn’t really be […]
by Mail Tribune Editorial Board Thursday, May 2nd 2019 Facing the challenge of aging, inadequate school buildings that need upgrades, Central Point School District officials surveyed patrons to find out if they would support a bond measure to address those needs. The answer: not if it meant paying more taxes than they do now. Administrators […]
Posted: May 20, 2019 11:25 PM Posted By: Andryanna Sheppard
When Central Point School District voters approved a $80 million bond measure for schools in May of 2019, the school district promised to appoint a bond oversight committee of citizens to track bond projects and spending over the next five years. This month, the district fulfilled that promise by launching the group, which includes 8 […]
Prioritize Saftey and Security for All District Schools
Update aging fire/life safety systems at all schools.
Add or update security cameras and communication systems at all schools.
Install fencing at all schools (except Central Point Elementary).
Install interior locking classroom door hardware at all schools.
Improve Air Quality
New or updated heating, ventilation and indoor air quality systems at all of the District’s schools.
Relieve Crowded Classrooms, Plan for Growth
Conversion of Asante property into an Early Learning Center to serve K-2 , which would reduce overcrowding at Central Point Elementary, Jewett and Mae Richardson. The cost of re-purposing the Asante property is estimated by school construction experts to be 3 to 4 times less than building a new elementary school.
Renovate & Repair Aging Schools
Replace or update mechanical systems that are past their usable life for increased efficiency, health and safety at all schools except Central Point Elementary.
Create Flexible and Improved Learning Spaces
Construction of multi-purpose/flexible learning spaces at Scenic and Crater.
Remodel of select rooms/spaces at Hanby, Sams Valley and Patrick.
Additional improvements at Jewett.
Construction of new gyms at Jewett and Mae Richardson.