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1 HSD Hazelwood 1 st Board of Education Presentation – May 18, Hazelwood 1 st Recommendation May 18, 2010

2 HSD Hazelwood 1 st Board of Education Presentation – May 18, 2010 Hazelwood 1 st Phase I RecommendationsCompleted Create a long-range facilities plan for HSD ✔ Place a bond initiative and tax levy approved by voters ✔ Build four new middle schools ✔ Provide full-day kindergarten in all 20 elementary schools ✔

3 HSD Hazelwood 1 st Board of Education Presentation – May 18, 2010 Hazelwood 1 st Phase II RecommendationsCompleted Renovations to 18 elementary schools New or improved libraries, redesigned offices to improve safety, additional and renovated classrooms and upgraded clinics. * Larimore Elementary to be completed by Summer, 2010 ✔ New Hazelwood Central High School library ✔ New Central Early Childhood Center and GALACTIC space and renovated administrative offices ✔ HVAC updates at Hazelwood West High School ✔

4 HSD Hazelwood 1 st Board of Education Presentation – May 18, 2010 Hazelwood 1 st Phase III Charge Vision: The Hazelwood School District will be a premier learning community characterized by excellence, equity and high expectations. To best realize this vision, the Board of Education is seeking community assistance to help determine the future of the Hazelwood School District. The Board hereby issues an invitation to citizens throughout the District to participate in a citizens’ committee that will be charged with the task of reviewing and prioritizing facility needs.

5 HSD Hazelwood 1 st Board of Education Presentation – May 18, 2010 Hazelwood 1 st Phase III HSD conducted a comprehensive study to determine facility needs: Asked HSD staff members and Key Communicators for ideas for facility improvements Architects and engineers: Assessed current facilities Reviewed Long-Range Facility Master Plan Identified needs, photographed conditions Quantified projected budget The comprehensive study identified more than $200 million in potential facility projects.

6 HSD Hazelwood 1 st Board of Education Presentation – May 18, 2010 Participants Facilitating Team Residents Parents Staff Representatives Expert Resources

7 HSD Hazelwood 1 st Board of Education Presentation – May 18, 2010 Communications Hazelwood 1 st Web page History of Hazelwood 1 st Meeting schedules Answers to Frequently Asked Questions Meeting Materials Informational video Meeting dates posted on Web page, District Web calendar, HSD TV, school newsletters, Facebook and school marquees Media releases distributed to area media

8 HSD Hazelwood 1 st Board of Education Presentation – May 18, 2010 Communications Reminders posted on the Web site, included in elementary school newsletters Post cards were sent to past participants to encourage involvement for Phase III Feature article appeared in the Winter 2009 edition of Hazelwood News, the District’s community newsletter

9 HSD Hazelwood 1 st Board of Education Presentation – May 18, 2010 Participants Hazelwood 1 st Meeting Participants Parents Community Members Business Leaders Staff Members

10 HSD Hazelwood 1 st Board of Education Presentation – May 18, 2010 Process Five data-driven Hazelwood 1 st meetings Community feedback from the first meeting provided the basis for meeting presentations

11 HSD Hazelwood 1 st Board of Education Presentation – May 18, 2010 Meeting Format Welcome and review of previous meeting Data / information presentation Description of work activity and instructions Small groups present work results to large group Closing / preview of next meeting

12 HSD Hazelwood 1 st Board of Education Presentation – May 18, 2010 Meeting Topics Meeting #1 Review of Hazelwood 1 st Phase I and II Update on facility upgrades Looking ahead to Phase III Charge Meeting #2 Enrollment and Projections School Finance

13 HSD Hazelwood 1 st Board of Education Presentation – May 18, 2010 Meeting Topics Meeting #3 Curriculum, Technology and Facilities Meeting #4 Facility Needs and Building Codes Meeting #5 Review Draft Recommendations

14 HSD Hazelwood 1 st Board of Education Presentation – May 18, 2010 Product Summary Points of Agreement Key information learned and agreed upon at each meeting General consensus points from participants Facilities Criteria Determined Facility Needs Prioritized

15 HSD Hazelwood 1 st Board of Education Presentation – May 18, 2010 Summary Points of Agreement Enrollment Enrollment is going to be relatively static Capacities at each level – elementary, middle and high – are sufficient to handle enrollment projections for the next 5 years The economy could increase or decrease the District’s enrollment Trends and outside forces impact enrollment numbers

16 HSD Hazelwood 1 st Board of Education Presentation – May 18, 2010 Summary Points of Agreement School Finance Bond issue funds cannot be used for operating costs. State operating revenues will decrease next year, the year after, and possibly longer. Any additional schools will increase operating costs. Bond issue funds help protect operating funds. HSD can issue approximately $120 million in bonds without an increase in the tax rate.

17 HSD Hazelwood 1 st Board of Education Presentation – May 18, 2010 Summary Points of Agreement Curriculum and Technology Curriculum and Technology Millennials (current and future HSD students) need to learn 21st century skills. Instruction must continue to change to meet the evolving needs of students. Technology is constantly changing. HSD students should have access to the technology that is integral for educating future generations. Facilities enhance or impede student achievement. Hazelwood facilities need to be able to accommodate technology today and tomorrow.

18 HSD Hazelwood 1 st Board of Education Presentation – May 18, 2010 Summary Points of Agreement Facilities Facilities must accommodate the changing needs of students. Hazelwood classroom environments need to be conducive to learning. Safety and security needs to be a strong consideration when planning future buildings. Hazelwood facilities should be environmentally friendly and energy efficient.

19 HSD Hazelwood 1 st Board of Education Presentation – May 18, 2010 Research More than 60 years of research continues to support the positive relationship between building quality and student achievement. Cash and Twiford (2009) 21st Century School Fund (2009) Buckley, Schneider, and Shang (2004)

20 HSD Hazelwood 1 st Board of Education Presentation – May 18, 2010 Research Improved student achievement is linked to: Building and classroom sizes conducive to learning Adequate ventilation, heating and air-conditioning systems Extensive use of natural daylight Acoustic materials that reduce noise levels that interfere with learning Safety and security concerns effectively addressed Integrated technology Infrastructure that supports special needs students Adequate staffing to keep schools clean and well-maintained. Building Minds, 2006

21 HSD Hazelwood 1 st Board of Education Presentation – May 18, 2010 Prioritizing $229 million in Needs $120 million available without a need for increasing the tax rate Summary points provided information to help determine facility criteria and prioritize needs

22 HSD Hazelwood 1 st Board of Education Presentation – May 18, 2010 Participant Facility Criteria 1. Infrastructure to Handle Future Technology 2. Classroom Environment Conducive to Learning 3. Equitable Facilities 4. Healthy Buildings 5. Lower Operational Costs 6. Meeting Building Codes

23 HSD Hazelwood 1 st Board of Education Presentation – May 18, 2010 Facility Priorities Facility Need To Be AddressedCriteria Investment In Millions Data And Power Distribution Infrastructure To Handle Future Technology $17 Life, Health, Safety UpgradesMeeting Building Codes$10 New Or Replaced HVAC 75% Classroom Environment Lower Operational Costs $40 Science Lab UpgradesEquitable Facilities$14 Replace Deteriorated Exterior Wall SystemsHealthy Buildings$5 Replace Hazardous Floor TileHealthy Buildings$3 Replace Chalk Boards With White BoardsClassroom Environment$2 New Or Expanded LibrariesEquitable Facilities$16 Install ElevatorsEquitable Facilities$7

24 HSD Hazelwood 1 st Board of Education Presentation – May 18, 2010 Facility Priorities Based on Participant Feedback Facility Need To Be AddressedCriteria Investment In Millions Data And Power Distribution Infrastructure To Handle Future Technology $17 Life, Health, Safety UpgradesMeeting Building Codes$10 New Or Replaced HVAC 75% Classroom Environment Lower Operational Costs $40 Science Lab UpgradesEquitable Facilities$14 Replace Deteriorated Exterior Wall SystemsHealthy Buildings$5 Replace Hazardous Floor TileHealthy Buildings$3 Replace Chalk Boards With White BoardsClassroom Environment$2 New Or Expanded LibrariesEquitable Facilities$16 Install ElevatorsEquitable Facilities$7 Science Technology Engineering Math LabsClassroom Environment$12 Early Childhood Education Building UpgradesClassroom Environment$3 New Or Upgraded RestroomsEquitable Facilities$18

25 HSD Hazelwood 1 st Board of Education Presentation – May 18, 2010 Recommendation The participants of Hazelwood 1 st recommend the HSD Board of Education take action for a November 2010 no-tax-rate increase bond issue election for $120 million to fund facility priorities identified through the Hazelwood 1 st process.


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