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1 Middle School Facility Expansion

2 Boulder Country Day Mission Statement Our mission at Boulder Country Day School is to provide a well-rounded, classical education of academic excellence and social development in a safe environment, where students are motivated and inspired to become lifelong learners and productive, responsible citizens.

3 Strategic Plan – Goals & Objectives Elevate the School Experience Foster a Flourishing Faculty Engage the Entire Community Grow Our Family of Families Optimize School Operations Enhance and Expand Our Campus

4 Evaluated Potential of Three Expansion Options Purchase the acreage west of the campus Purchase the building adjacent to the campus “Pop the Top” on the existing building

5 “Pop the Top” – Best Direction Supports our current academic program and mission Potential to increase revenue Manages time constraint of approved site plan Addresses all six Strategic Plan areas

6 Expected Benefits Will allow for higher enrollment Will support the total academic program Will enhance student life (across entire BCD community) Will build on faculty satisfaction, recruitment and retention Will improve science, math and technology curriculum

7 Plan Development  Schematic plans, preliminary budget.  Input solicited by board, faculty, staff, parent body (“Pop Talks”).  Per input, plans modified, scope expanded.  HOS, MS Director recommend 6 th - 8 th grade expanded MS.

8 Construction Schedule  June 1, 2009: Begin construction.  Aug 31, 2009: Dried-in (walls up, windows in, ext. doors in, roof on.)  December 1, 2009: C.O., punch list, move-in.  January 4, 2009: Occupancy.

9 Permit Process  November 2008  Permit application submitted to City.  January 2009  Comments on permit app. received from City.  City requires Minor Modification of Plat.  April 16, 2009  Minor Modification granted.  New Minor Amendment needed for temp. classrooms/ofc  April 24, 2009  Permit re-submittal expected by April 24.

10 Temporary Accommodations  Modular classroom and office units placed in the field east of the PS playground.  6 classrooms, 2 offices and 1 flex room  Classrooms are 720 square feet (100 sf larger than existing)  Classrooms can accommodate 30 students  Fully heated and cooled.  No bathrooms.  Rental agreement needed to reserve units and to proceed with Minor Amendment application.

11 The Team  Project architect - Railton McEvoy.  Phil McEvoy designed existing BCD campus and remodels.  General contractor - Wyatt Construction.  Wyatt Construction built BCD’s Nautilus campus in  General counsel - Faegre & Benson.  Project mgr/Owner’s rep - Doug DaPuzzo.

12 Design Philosophy  Building designed to be versatile and adaptable for future uses.  Technology infrastructure designed to scalable and flexible for future technological needs.  Science “suite” is envisioned to be a cornerstone of the new facility.  ADA compliant.  Will endeavor to be “green” where it is cost efficient and budget responsible.

13 MS Enhancements: Form/Function (part 1) FORMFUNCTION  8,309 additional SF (133% incr.)  Existing MS - 6,251 sf (1 story)  Proposed MS - 14,450 sf (2 story)  Additional potential enrollment of 36 students:  Current Max MS 108 = 18 per class x 2 classes x 3 grades (6-8)  Proposed Max MS: 144 = 16 per class x 3 classes x 3 grades (6-8)  Broader, more diverse social opportunities.  More athletic opportunities  Enables expanded/enhanced academic offerings.  Increased potential revenue: more/better-paid staff/faculty  2 dedicated Science Classrooms.  2 concurrent science classes.  Dedicated MS science lab.  Dedicated ES science lab.  Enhanced science program.  Flexible, scalable technology infrastructure enhancements.  Adaptable to future technology needs.

14 MS Enhancements: Form/Function (part 2) FORMFUNCTION  A dedicated activity / lunch room.  Eliminates conflict between shared lunch use and classroom use.  Enhances student life.  An enhanced faculty lounge w/ shower.  Attract/maint. quality faculty/staff.  2 additional staff offices.  Attract/maint. quality faculty/staff.  Allows for additional staff:  IB Coordinator  New staff member  New staff roles (ie: guidance).  A roof deck adjacent to the activity room and faculty lounge.  Attract/maint. quality faculty/staff.  Enhances student life.  Enhances academic experience - allows for outdoor projects.

15 MS Enhancements: Form/Function (part 3) FORMFUNCTION  A dedicated student lounge  Envisioned to be used by students on a merit system.  Encourages student achievement.  Enhances student life.  Significantly increased storage  Attract/maint. quality faculty/staff.  3 other new classrooms, 2 of which are separated by a retractable wall and can be combined into a large group instruction room.  Each teacher will have his/her own classroom (no more shared classrooms).  Provides large group instruction room.  Elevates academic experience.  Enhances student life.  Attract/maint. quality faculty/staff.  Building is versatile and adaptable.  Can implement changes over time and adapt to future uses.  Can add students/faculty over time.

16 Does this project fulfill Strategic Plan? Elevate the School Experience  Expanded, more diverse social/athletic/academic offerings, dedicated classrooms, science suite, enhanced classroom technology, student lounge, dedicated activity room w/roof deck, … Foster a Flourishing Faculty  Individual classrooms, faculty lounge w/roof deck & private offices, increased potential revenue, … Engage the Entire Community  All families and students can look forward to an elevated MS experience, … Grow Our Family of Families  36 addt’l potential students, … Optimize School Operations  Increased technology, increased storage, increased potential revenue, … Enhance and Expand Our Campus  8,309 addt’l SF, 36 addt’l potential students, …

17 Does this project fulfill Expected Benefits? Will allow for higher enrollment:  8,309 addt’l SF, 36 addt’l potential students, … Will support the total academic program:  Increased technology, enhanced science suite, expanded and more diverse academic offerings. increased revenue potential, … Will enhance student life (across entire BCD community):  Expanded and more diverse social/athletic/academic offerings, enhanced classroom technology, student lounge, dedicated activity room w/roof deck, dedicated science lab for Elementary School, … Will build on faculty satisfaction, recruitment and retention:  Individual classrooms, faculty lounge w/roof deck & private offices, … Will improve science, math and technology curriculum:  Dedicated classrooms, new science suite, enhanced classroom technology, …

18 Proposed Construction Contract  Guaranteed Maximum Price.  Fixed cost to BCD based on current plans/specs.  Wyatt Construction receives a fixed fee for construction management /supervision.  WC fees paid at end of the job.  WC gets a non-refundable GMP fee.  Cost savings go to BCD.  AIA standard contract form.

19 Financial Picture  The cost of the project is estimated at $1.8MM:  Construction1,365,000  GMP Fee 35,000  BCD Contingency (2.5%): 35,000  FFE 110,000  Technology Infrastructure 20,000  Prof. Fees (arch, eng, legal) 80,000  Temporary Classrooms/Offices 80,000  Reserve (held by EC) 75,000  Total1,800,000


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