“This may be the most important thing we do for public education in our lifetimes.”
“I believe a school should be fun and rigorous in equal measure. Too rigorous and it won’t be fun. Too fun and you’ll never learn to spell rigorous.”
“I believe in myself.”
“I believe that with perseverance and a positive attitude anything is possible.”
“I believe I wouldn’t be the person I am today if it weren’t for this school.”
“I believe I have the confidence to stretch myself and not settle for what feels okay, but to question and seek different answers.”
“I believe an education at ACS is like a best friend. It walks with you, hand in hand, as the lessons of life unfold. It teaches you the art of thinking and discovery. It empowers you to be true to yourself, and it lasts a lifetime.”
“I believe that if I reach a high level of self-knowledge and inner peace, I can help to make the world just a little bit better.”
“I believe in learning through experience. I believe in exploration. I believe in science and art. In music. Outdoor education. Indoor education. Creativity. Adventure. Family. Beauty. Messiness. Curiosity. I believe in learning, always.”
“I believe in true love. In mystery. In adventure, and taking risks. I believe in people. I believe in being informed and making good decisions. In democracy, and using your voice. I believe in myself.”
K-8 Schoolhouse: air handling unit being installed. framing and roof sheathing – 90% complete. (See the final truss being flown in, above, in preparation for final framing and sheathing.) Gym: Glulam* vertical components going in. Dorm: fire alarm inspection anticipated, followed by insulation and drywall.
K-8 Schoolhouse: after air handling unit is installed Friday, roof sheathing will be finalized. “dry-in” (enclosure from elements) will be completed, readying school for MEP installations. Gym: wall and roof framing begins. Dorm: finishes in the works (insulation/drywall/paint/flooring/cabinetry). Campus: installation of the water farm by end of January. permitting underway for natural gas main line extension. Ongoing: Music & Science Learning Center: scrubbing the budget on first round of design. Design review of the FF&E (furniture, fixtures and equipment) nearing… Read More »
Glulam (aka Glued Laminated Timber) is a strong structural member created by laminating several smaller pieces of timber. The gym’s superstructure (the bones) will utilize Glulam for visible vertical columns and beams in lieu of utilitarian steel, as seen in the design above.