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E-SPLOST IV Progress Report

Project School                                       Rank                                 Project Status
Tier One - First Year Projects (2018-2019)
Technology & Academic Support Equipment & Resources District-wide N/A
  • $22 million in upgrades for Classroom technology resources; Classroom technology tools; Collaborative classroom spaces for students and faculty; safety equipment and training; and technology infrastructure. To -date four schools have received classroom furniture and STEM lab furniture spaces as part of school rotation schedule; all schools have received upgrades to school security and alarm systems.  See list of E-SPLOST IV Proposed projects for more detail.
Facilities & Auxiliary Support District-wide N/A
  • Rotating playground replacement schedule ($750,000) = $75,000 for each elementary school and $25,000 for each high school pre-kindergarten site. As of August 2019, all playground equipment has been updated at all nine elementary schools and two Pre-K sites at high schools.
Business & Finance District-wide N/A
  • The district will redirect certain General Fund expenditures (textbooks, e-books, software, equipment, computers and related equipment, building improvements, and school buses) to its Capital Projects Fund to be paid by E-SPLOST in order to reduce General Fund Budget and preserve the Fund Balance (Savings) of $16 million.
Athletic Fieldhouse Portal Middle High 1 Completed
Bathrooms/Concessions & Improvements to football field Portal Middle High 2 Completed
Bathrooms for baseball field Portal Middle High 3 Completed
Connect building wings on Nevils-Groveland side of school Nevils Elementary 4 Completed
Improvements to athletic fields, concessions, restrooms Langston Chapel Middle 5 Design,surveying & geo-boring complete; Construction bids are tentatively set to be awarded in March 2020. The construction will be a 12-18 month process.  The construction at Langston Chapel Middle School, William James Middle School and Southeast Bulloch Middle School will consist of the following: Infrastructure (roads, parking lots, sidewalks, utilities, etc.); One competition softball field; One competition baseball field; One competition football/soccer field; Concession stand/bathrooms/storage; Batting tunnel; Shelter; Portable bleachers; Field lighting (bid-alternate);  Tennis courts (bid-alternate at William James and Langston Chapel only) 
Improvements to athletic fields, concessions, restrooms William James Middle 6 Same as above.
Increase linear footage of main entrance drive for safety William James Middle 7 Design phase
New School Roof Stilson Elementary 8 Completed
Locker rooms/covered facility at Mill Creek Park for baseball & softball teams Statesboro High 9 Completed
Improve handicap accessibility at football stadium Portal Middle High 10 Completed
Improvements to athletic fields, concessions, restrooms Southeast Bulloch Middle 11 Design,surveying & geo-boring complete; Construction bids are tentatively set to be awarded in March 2020. The construction will be a 12-18 month process.  The construction at Langston Chapel Middle School, William James Middle School and Southeast Bulloch Middle School will consist of the following: Infrastructure (roads, parking lots, sidewalks, utilities, etc.); One competition softball field; One competition baseball field; One competition football/soccer field; Concession stand/bathrooms/storage; Batting tunnel; Shelter; Portable bleachers; Field lighting (bid-alternate);  Tennis courts (bid-alternate at William James and Langston Chapel only) 
Fencing around playground area Langston Chapel Elementary 12 Completed
Tier Two - Year Two Projects (2019 - 2020)
Ag Education Barn Portal Middle High 13 Completed
Fencing around playground area Nevils Elementary 14 Completed
Baseball/Softball complex with fields, concession stands, dressing rooms Statesboro High 15 Project deleted with school and district decision to use Mill Creek Regional Park for Statesboro High School home softball & baseball games and practice.
New floors in gyms Langston Chapel Middle, Southeast Bulloch Middle, and William James Middle 16 Completed
Improved playground surface Sallie Zetterower Elementary 17  
Pave sidewalks and add awnings over each end of hallways leading to bus ramps Langston Chapel Middle 18  
Bleachers in Gyms All Middle Schools 19 Completed
Upgrade gym entrance ( lighting, water runoff, landscaping) Langston Chapel Middle School 20  
Track Portal Middle High 21  
Additional parking in front of school Julia P. Bryant Elementary 22 Completed
Irrigation and grassing of empty space at the corner of Lester & Flemming roads Statesboro High School 23 Surveying and soil testing completed.  Specifications being developed. Bid out in April, 2019.
       
Tier Three - Year Three Projects (2020-2021)
Right-turn yield access drive in front exit area Sallie Zetterower Elementary 24 Completed
New Roof Nevils Elementary 25 Completed
Level grassy area to create a playing field Julia P. Bryant Elementary 26 Completed
Improvement to softball field (dugouts, concessions, bathrooms) Southeast Bulloch High  27 Completed
New playground Equipment K-5 Portal Elementary 28 Completed
Additional Parking Sallie Zetterower Elementary 29  
Fencing to close in wooded area in back of property Julia P. Bryant Elementary 30 Completed
Fencing to close in playground area Portal Elementary 31 Completed
New playground equipment Pre-K - 5 Portal Elementary 32 Completed
Re-Sod area between playground & closest wing Brooklet Elementary 33 Completed
Pre-K Playground expansion Southeast Bulloch High School 34 Completed
Complete Walking Trail Sallie Zetterower Elementary 35  
Multi-purpose room improvements Portal Elementary 36