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Master Facilities Projects and Construction Updates

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New Lincoln Elementary Construction Updates

Each month, the Gahanna-Jefferson Public Schools will provide an update on the construction progress of our new Lincoln Elementary. Click below to read past updates that have been archived.

January 2021 Update
December 2020 Update
November 2020 Update
October 2020 Update
September 2020 Update
August 2020 Update
July 2020 Update
June 2020 Update
May 2020 Update
April 2020 Update
March 2020 Update
February 2020 Update





MASTER FACILITIES PLAN PHASE ONE AND PHASE TWO

LINCOLN ELEMENTARY CONSTRUCTION UPDATES

 
 January 2021 Lincoln Elementary Construction Update (PDF)


FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT PHASE ONE

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September 2019 Phase One Update
Frequently Asked Questions
 (PDF)

 


Book of Possibilities for Gahanna Lincoln High School
September 2020

These concepts represent only possibilities of what "could be" given the parameters of available space on site at the current Gahanna Lincoln High School. The samples are only a preliminary conceptualization and will change when the project is approved to move forward.

When the time comes to start developing real plans for a new high school, consultations would begin with teachers, students, parents and community members to gain valuable input, ideas and suggestion for the design process.

 


PHASE TWO: COMMUNITY Q & A MEETING
September 19, 2020

Downloadable Slide Presentation Only (PDF)

 

  

 



THE
MASTER FACILITIES PLAN

Master Facilities PlanIn 2015, we began developing a strategic plan to address the long-range facility needs and vision of our district. We engaged parents, community members and school leaders, as well as outside experts, to assess our current facilities and identify needs to assure our district is well prepared for the future.

This Master Facilities Committee developed an understanding of current and projected student enrollment and studied environments that better support current and evolving practices in education for our students.

In 2017, we developed a draft Master Facilities Plan to address overcrowding and the need to update our facilities.  We worked with our Master Facility Planning Committee to develop this proposed plan to present to the community for input.  

The district is firmly committed to transparency and engagement with the Gahanna community. Families and community members hosted “coffee discussions” throughout our school district to discuss the draft of this plan and our future facility needs. The involvement and feedback were tremendously helpful, and changes were made to the draft plan based on the feedback we received. 

The plan addresses critical issues facing our district, including

  1. Outdated buildings
  2. Overcrowding in elementary schools
  3. The need for an expanded high school 

It specifically considers the growth occurring in Jefferson Township, where 206 homes and a 72-unit residential/extended stay hotel are slated to be built in the near future.   

A final draft of the Master Facilities Plan, which outlines two distinct phases, was presented to the Board of Education on January 11th, 2018 and approved. 


 

 

VIDEO UPDATES

A First Glimpse of the New Lincoln Elementary

 


MASTER FACILITIES PLANNING COMMITTEE'S RECOMMENDATION FOR PHASE TWO

 


LINCOLN ELEMENTARY GROUNDBREAKING

 


GLHS COMMUNITY CONVERSATIONS

 


CLASSROOM RENOVATION MODEL


LINCOLN ELEMENTARY CONSTRUCTION 

 


K-8 CLASSROOM RENOVATIONS

 


 

 

MORE CONSTRUCTION AND RENOVATION NEWS

 

January Construction Update

January Construction Update

Date: 1/13/2021

January 2021 Construction Update for the new Lincoln Elementary

What's In Store for GJPS in 2021

What's In Store for GJPS in 2021

Date: 12/29/2020

The opening of a new elementary school, planning for a new high school and redistricting are three major initiatives for the Gahanna-Jefferson Public Schools as 2021 unfolds.

December Construction Update

December Construction Update

Date: 12/21/2020

December 2020 Construction Update for the new Lincoln Elementary

A First Glimpse of the New Lincoln Elementary

A First Glimpse of the New Lincoln Elementary

Date: 11/17/2020

Join the GJPS Board of Education and Administration as they tour the construction site of the new Lincoln Elementary.

November Construction Update

November Construction Update

Date: 11/13/2020

November 2020 Construction Update for the new Lincoln Elementary.

October Construction Update

October Construction Update

Date: 10/21/2020

October 2020 Construction Update for the new Lincoln Elementary.

September 2020 Construction Update

September 2020 Construction Update

Date: 9/17/2020

September 2020 Construction Update for the new Lincoln Elementary

We are Beaming With Pride

We are Beaming With Pride

Date: 8/11/2020

Construction phase reaches milestone of placing last beam.

August Construction Update

August Construction Update

Date: 8/7/2020

August 2020 Construction Update for the new Lincoln Elementary.

July Construction Update

July Construction Update

Date: 7/7/2020

July 2020 Construction Update for the new Lincoln Elementary.

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