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Construction Overview 2014 - 2019

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West Chicago Community High School New Building Tour

Enjoy this tour of the remodeling and additions to West Chicago Community High School over the past few years made possible by our generous and supportive community!

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Construction Overview 2014 - 2019

2014 - 2019

Five years of construction have brought many changes and upgrades to West Chicago Community High School facilities. These changes include remodeling, structural work to the 1926 portion of the school, replacement of HVAC equipment, electrical and plumbing upgrades, the addition of a second story on the west side of the building, updates to athletic facilities and so much more.   Thank you to the community for their support of the April 4, 2017 $37.5M referendum!  Here are the projects that were accomplished because of the support of our community (follow the links for photos):  

Air conditioning/Air handlers
Boilers/high efficiency boilers
Cold, hot and hot water piping
Cooling towers
Fieldhouse air handlers
Freight elevator replacement
Heating hot water and chilled water pumps
HVAC isolation valves
Low fieldhouse roof
Learning Resource Center roof
Plumbing isolation valves
Pool area roof
Rooftop HVAC systems
Sanitary and stormwater waste and vent piping
Sound system replacement
Stage lighting replacement
Standby generator
Temperature controls
Water heat exchangers
Water pressure booster pumps
1926 floor structure
1926/1955 building renovations
1926/1955 addition window replacement
1926/1955 addition LED lighting
Auditorium lobby renovation
Auditorium house lighting to LED
Bishop gym bleacher replacement
Cafeteria renovation completion
Fieldhouse/pool clerestory window replacement
Drama room and prop shop
Football field turf replacement
Learning Resource Center renovation
Learning Resource Center window replacement
Small gym bleacher replacement
South tennis court reconstruction
Track re-surfacing

Second floor addition above 1999 west-side addition that includes:

Remodeled Entrance B (main student entrance)
Learning Resource Center
Language Arts Classrooms
Music Department

June 10 - August 6, 2019 time-lapse video of exterior construction progress

2019 construction progress presentation with drone footage

    OTHER PROJECTS (NOT REFERENDUM RELATED) 2014 FACS Commercial & Home Classroom Kitchens 2014 FACS Child Development Classroom & Preschool Classroom Lab 2015 College and Career Center 2015 Student Activity Center 2016 Math Division Renovations 2016 Science Division Renovations 2016 & 2019 Commons - Cafeteria & Serving Lines