Center/Sylvester School Building Committee

  • Progress on the Center School Addition (10/11/2017)
    Progress on the Center School Addition (10/11/2017)
  • Center-Sylvester School Progress - Curved Cafeteria (10/5/2017).
    Center-Sylvester School Progress. Curved section of the addition is the Cafeteria (10/5/2017).
  • Center-Sylvester School Progress -  Curved Cafeteria (10/5/2017).
    Center-Sylvester School Progress. Curved section of the addition is the Cafeteria (10/5/2017).
  • Construction Progress 9/29/2017
    Construction Progress 9/29/2017
  • Construction Progress Aerial 9/29/2017
    Construction Progress Aerial 9/29/2017

 

Center/Sylvester School

Problem: Unsuitability of 1927 Sylvester School for on-going use as a school building.

Solution: With assistance of state aid from the Massachusetts School Building Authority (MSBA), build an addition to the Center School to incorporate students from Sylvester School(Redevelopment of Sylvester School to be determined).

Recent History

  • 4/18/13 Town submits Statement of Interest to MSBA describing poor conditions at Sylvester School.
  • 9/26/13 Visit by MSBA Senior Study Committee.
  • 1/29/14 MSBA invites Town to enter into their 270 day Eligibility Period.    [MSBA Letter]
  • 4/22/14 MSBA approves composition of Center/Sylvester School Building Committee.
  • 5/6/14 Annual Town Meeting passes Article 48 appropriating $500,000 for MSBA mandated Feasibility Study. [Article 48 May 2014 Town Meeting]

Tasks Ahead: Completion of MSBA requirements for Eligibility Period, then enter Feasibility Study Phase.