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  • Signs of Construction for the New Mt. Ararat High School are “Springing” Up: Anyone driving through the Mt. Ararat High School campus will notice activities signaling the beginning stages of construction for the new facility.  Landscape architects marked a number of trees with ribbons so their surveyors can digitally locate these trees as a key piece of information as the construction plan develops.  In addition, the footprint of the new facility is being marked.  Soil testing for construction and geo-thermal planning are also underway.  Major impacts to the campus like changes to the access road, parking lots and current baseball field are planned for the spring of 2018. As construction plans develop, impacts to the current campus will be communicated to the community. Superintendent Smith along with PDT Architects will be going ...
    Posted May 16, 2017, 6:14 AM by Ryan Palmer
  • High School Building Project: Next Steps     MT. ARARAT HIGH SCHOOL NEXT STEPS   March 8, 2017   The Mt. Ararat High School Building Committee is pleased to share with the public the next steps and long-term schedule for the Mt. Ararat High School.  The next year will be spent obtaining permits and preparing Construction Documents for the contractors who will compete through a public bidding process in March 2018.  More specifically, the next phases of work are as follows: ·      The architects will prepare a higher level, more detailed plan to incorporate the details of the educational specifications and public feedback from the subcommittees and public meetings which have occurred over the last year.   ·      The architects and interior designers will be meeting again with the key stakeholders including ...
    Posted Mar 24, 2017, 11:13 AM by Ryan Palmer
  • Mark Your Calendar Please mark your calendar for March 7th Referendum on the Mt. Ararat High School project.  Voting is done at all the town polling locations. The Referendum contains two questions: Question 1 is asking for approval for the entire project (both state funded and additional local only funded items) except a synthetic turf field.  Question 2 asks if the first question passes, if the voters would approve another $649,000 for a synthetic turf competition field.      (Please note that Building Committee has determined that crumb rubber infill will NOT be used if the turf field is approved.  Alternative fills are available and will be used.)It is important that all voters understand the total cost of this project is $60,704 ...
    Posted Mar 2, 2017, 12:33 PM by Ryan Palmer
  • Hearing and Referendum Information The MSAD No. 75 School Board has set March 7, 2017 for a Referendum on the new Mt. Ararat High School Project.  The concept design for the school was approved by the State Board of Education recently, giving us the approval to move forward with this Referendum. Prior to that, there will be a Hearing, scheduled for Feb. 15, 2017 at 6:00 pm in the High School Commons. The date of Feb. 16, 2017 has been set for a back-up, at the same time and location.  Information regarding the project is available on the district website, http://link75.org or use the construction icon (wrench) https://sites.google.com/a/link75.org/construction/home  We are excited about ...
    Posted Jan 31, 2017, 10:00 AM by Ryan Palmer
  • Concept Approved-Referendum Date Set The Mt. Ararat High School project was presented to the Maine State Board of Education for Concept Approval and was unanimously approved on Jan. 11, 2017. This is another significant step in the process of building a new high school to serve the students of Bowdoin, Bowdoinham, Harpswell and Topsham.  This approval allows the School District to submit the project to the voters in a Referendum on March 7, 2017, with voting taking place at each town’s regular polling site. A Public Hearing is scheduled for February 15, 2017in the Mt. Ararat High School Commons at 6 p.m. Should an alternate date become necessary, the hearing will be held on Feb. 16.
    Posted Jan 17, 2017, 7:57 AM by Ryan Palmer
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The High School Project Referendum has passed with four towns voting in favor of both questions. 



 


The results are unofficial until they are certified by the board.

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INITIAL SCHEMES DOCUMENT
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EDUCATIONAL SPECIFICATIONS DOCUMENT
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