Editor's note: The following comments about the Ronald School windows are from Craig Degginger, public information officer from the Shoreline School District.
The windows installed in Ronald School are all wood construction with an exterior cladding for protection from the elements. The materials used in Ronald School have been submitted to the historic preservation organization as required and approved prior to installation.
Editor's note: The following press release is from the Shoreline School District.
Performing Arts Building
The Performing Arts building will include the renovated theater and classrooms for band, choir, orchestra, drama and visual arts. Completion of the theater is expected by December. Classrooms are expected to be occupied early in 2013.
Work currently under way includes:
Installation of new seats in the theater
Finish work throughout the building.
Fire alarm completion and testing
With the demolition over the summer of the old gymnasium, J hall and shop building, work is well under way on the three-story main academic building, scheduled for completion in early 2014.
Current work under way includes installation of forms and reinforcing steel and concrete being poured for stair towers of the new building. Crews are continuing utility work to the new performing arts building.
The new gymnasium is now open and being used for physical education classes and by athletic teams. It includes the main gymnasium, auxiliary gym, classroom, locker rooms, weight room and aerobics/exercise room.
The gym entrance features two large trophy cases, with refurbished boards from the old gym bleachers on the walls.
The construction of the new Shorewood High School remains on schedule for the new buildings to open in September 2013.
Roofs have been installed in the majorty of the building, with work continuing in the northeast quadrant. Installation of drywall is now under way on the first floor of the classroom building.
Mechanical, plumbing, HVAC and electrical installation continues throughout the structures.
The red exterior masonry veneer is nearing completion on the classroom buildings. Window installation is under way.
Ronald School structural upgrades are ongoing and many of the new windows have been installed.
Foundations are being built for the theater seating, and exterior sheathing and siding continues on the auditorium structure.