New high school on West Jefferson Hills meeting agenda
Tonight, May 1, residents of the West Jefferson Hills School District may participate in a board discussion about the architectural firms that presented ideas for the new Thomas Jefferson High School.
The meeting is set for 6:30 p.m. at the high school. The board also is expected to vote on which firm will be awarded the $70 million project.
During the last two weeks, five firms made presentations to board members and the construction committee. They are: Celli-Flynn Brennan, WTW Architects/ Grimm + Parker Architects, Crabtree Rohrbaugh & Associates, Buchart Horn Inc. and VEBH Architects, all with Pittsburgh connections. The companies were chosen out of 14 firms that expressed an interest.
The 225,000-square-foot high school and administration building will be built on property located near the current administration building on Old Clairton Road.
District officials hope the new high school will be ready by September 2018.
Dona S. Dreeland is a staff writer for Trib Total Media. She can be reached at 412-388-5803 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Show commenting policy
TribLive commenting policy
You are solely responsible for your comments and by using TribLive.com you agree to our Terms of Service.
We moderate comments. Our goal is to provide substantive commentary for a general readership. By screening submissions, we provide a space where readers can share intelligent and informed commentary that enhances the quality of our news and information.
While most comments will be posted if they are on-topic and not abusive, moderating decisions are subjective. We will make them as carefully and consistently as we can. Because of the volume of reader comments, we cannot review individual moderation decisions with readers.
We value thoughtful comments representing a range of views that make their point quickly and politely. We make an effort to protect discussions from repeated comments either by the same reader or different readers.
We follow the same standards for taste as the daily newspaper. A few things we won't tolerate: personal attacks, obscenity, vulgarity, profanity (including expletives and letters followed by dashes), commercial promotion, impersonations, incoherence, proselytizing and SHOUTING. Don't include URLs to Web sites.
We do not edit comments. They are either approved or deleted. We reserve the right to edit a comment that is quoted or excerpted in an article. In this case, we may fix spelling and punctuation.
We welcome strong opinions and criticism of our work, but we don't want comments to become bogged down with discussions of our policies and we will moderate accordingly.
We appreciate it when readers and people quoted in articles or blog posts point out errors of fact or emphasis and will investigate all assertions. But these suggestions should be sent via e-mail. To avoid distracting other readers, we won't publish comments that suggest a correction. Instead, corrections will be made in a blog post or in an article.
- Baldwin-Whitehall School District proceeds with dairy contract
- Longtime Whitehall councilman steps down, replacement named
- Former school building in Baldwin Borough might be sold
- School resource officer OK’d for WJH schools
- Bilingual books open Whitehall students to their culture
- Changes await swimmers as Brentwood pool returns
- Baldwin Borough council OKs bond for work
- Baldwin councilman gets spot of civil service commission
- Column: From computers to programming, it’s free at the library