Lincoln High School Addition and Modernization
Lincoln High School presented an Addition and Modernization Project plan using Measure A funds to increase student capacity while focusing on the key updates needed to transform the school. “We are excited to have a new look that matches our motto of ‘Building Greatness.’ We are cutting edge in our approach to education and it will be amazing for our school campus to align with the culture that is already established at our school,” stated Jay Berns, Lincoln High School Principal.
Lincoln High School finalized their plans to give students a common quad area and a distinctive new look which includes a new front entrance, among other updates. The planning process started last summer and construction of new buildings will begin November of this year.
To date, Lincoln High School has completed the following improvements:
Phase One of Lincoln High School includes:
Phase Two of Lincoln High School includes:
The entire Lincoln High School Addition and Modernization project is scheduled for completion in December 2017 and will increase Lincoln High School’s student capacity to 2,068.
The high school at Twelve Bridges is also in momentum. The remaining 32 acres purchased over by the Twelve Bridges Library is currently in escrow and projected to close in early spring 2017 for a total of 52 acres. After site approval, bids for architects will go out in fall 2017 and an architect will be selected before the end of 2017. Planned completion for the new high school at Twelve Bridges is 2021-2022.
On November 4, 2014, the electorate of Western Placer Unified School District approved the $60,000,000 million Measure A General Obligation Bonds, with greater than 55% of the votes in favor. The text of the ballot language was as follows:
"For the purpose of updating/replacing aging classrooms and support facilities, and instructional technology needed for improved teaching, replacing portable classrooms, repairing/replacing roofs, wom out floors, electrical systems, seismic upgrades and improving energy efficiency to save money and support instruction within the District"
The District's Board of Trustees developed the Bond Project List for Measure A
On June 4, 2015 the District issued General Obligation Bonds, Series 2007, totaling $20,000,000. The bonds bear interest at rates ranging from 3.00% to 5.00% and are scheduled to mature through June 2041.
The financial activity related to the Measure A General Obligation Bonds is recorded within the District's Financial Activity Report for Fund 21 (Building Fund) in the District's audited financial statements for the year ended June 30, 2015.