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NRMS Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Photos from the ribbon cutting ceremony for our renovated middle school.  (Photos:  Geof Simons.)  

The new High School is nearly ready

Geof Simons posted another set of photos of the construction project.  Check out the slideshow to see the beautiful new media center.  Also see the beginning of the Middle School renovation, and the long awaited demolition of the concrete structure (awning?) at the front of the building. We’re still on track to open the High […]

Construction Update: Main Street, Distance Learning Center, and More

Here’s the latest construction photo update from Geof Simons.  As you can see, the new high school is coming along nicely.  Here are views of main street, the distance learning center, the atrium, and much more.  Our thanks to Geof for his photodocumentary series. http://geofsimons.smugmug.com/School/NRHSMS-Const-Update-12-28-13/35705382_txnCQx#!i=2997836607&k=4K7szfQ

Additional Town Informational Meetings Announced

As mentioned previously, North Reading’s Secondary School Building Committee will be hosting a Town Informational Session Tuesday January 29th. We will also have two additional meetings: Thursday February 28th, and Thursday March 14th. All meetings are at 7pm in the high school auditorium. The meetings will start with a presentation of the history of the […]

Voters of North Reading Approve Secondary School Proposal

Today the voters of North Reading approved the funding to build a new high school and renovate the middle school.  The finished campus will combine the high school and middle school through a shared common core. Work will now begin to prepare for breaking ground later this spring.  

Q: What is the cost of a “no” vote? A: About $50 million

If the Town of North Reading votes down the new school initiative, we will still have a big bill to pay. The existing high school and middle school both need significant repair and maintenance.  In recent years, we have been deferring maintenance projects, when possible, knowing that we might be replacing or renovating the buildings.  […]

Tonight – Community Information Forum

Community Informational Forum Secondary Schools Building Project Tuesday, November 29th @ 7:00PM High School Auditorium

Town Hall Presentation

On June 7, 2010, the town voted to fund the next phase of this project — the feasibility study and schematic design. Here are two slides highlighting the overall schedule and the approval process: Here is the full Town Meeting presentation. To see the it fullscreen, click on the “menu” icon on the lower left. […]

Improving North Reading's Secondary Schools