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Maintenance staff to continue mowing grass, maintaining stadium, fixing roof leaks, preparing for graduation

Maintenance staff to continue mowing grass, maintaining stadium, fixing roof leaks, preparing for graduation

Lillian He

May 14, 2019

Now that spring is in full swing and the school year is coming to an end the maintenance staff has more to do than ever. According to maintenance worker Fred Napier, this is the maintenance staff’s busiest time of the year. One thing that Napier has said they are working on is mowing the grass aroun...

Maintenance department to continue working on chillers, prevent roof leaks

Maintenance department to continue working on chillers, prevent roof leaks

Lillian He

April 24, 2019

With spring now in full swing, the maintenance department is focusing on making sure the chillers are working well. Maintenance foreman Mike Wyatt said, “We’re getting the cooling systems up and running (and) we’re working with a contractor, Edwards Mechanical, that has helped us out with a lot...

Maintenance staff to get chillers ready for spring’s warmer weather

Maintenance staff to get chillers ready for spring’s warmer weather

Lillian He

March 7, 2019

The main goal of the maintenance staff over the next few weeks is to get the school ready for the approaching spring. The largest component of this is prepping and turning the school's chillers back on. Maintenance worker Fred Napier said, “We don’t keep the chillers on during the winter. The chi...

Maintenance to change outside lights to LEDs

Maintenance to change outside lights to LEDs

Lillian He

December 12, 2018

As winter approaches, the maintenance staff is preparing for the cold weather by finishing up some of their last work outside. Maintenance foreman Mike Wyatt said one of the changes they hope to implement is the change of several light bulbs around the school from metal halide bulbs to light emitting diod...

Maintenance checks scoreboards, other things to get ready for winter sports

Maintenance checks scoreboards, other things to get ready for winter sports

Lillian He

November 26, 2018

Following the conclusion of the majority of fall sports, the maintenance department has turned its attention to getting the gyms ready for the winter sports teams. Maintenance foreman Mike Wyatt said, “We’re getting ready for basketball season, the indoor sports…(we have to) check the scoreboard...

Maintenance staff to help with Homecoming festivities

Maintenance staff to help with Homecoming festivities

Lillian He

September 27, 2018

One upcoming event for not only the maintenance department but for the whole school as well is Homecoming. The maintenance staff has a substantial behind-the-scenes job to do in preparation for this event. Maintenance foreman Mike Wyatt said, “We’re working on getting ready for Homecoming...we have ...

Maintenance staff to repaint part of freshman gym

Maintenance staff to repaint part of freshman gym

April 18, 2018

In the next couple of days, the maintenance staff will be repainting part of the freshman gym. The paint on the ceilings of the two side alcoves has begun to chip off, exposing and cracking the wood underneath. The staff will put in new wooden boards and cover them with a layer of white paint. “The...

Maintenance staff to clean chillers for use

Maintenance staff to clean chillers for use

March 22, 2018

The maintenance staff is working on cleaning the school’s chillers in order to make sure they are in working condition for the coming warmer season. “Water runs through the chillers on its way up to the cooling tower on the roof," maintenance foreman Mike Wyatt said. "Because (the chillers) haven’t...

Construction on new fitness center continues

Construction on new fitness center continues

Beats

April 23, 2013

According to Assistant Principal Doug Bird, the construction team is working to complete the new fitness center. Bird said, “It’s coming along. We’re happy with it. I think the timeline’s going to be pretty close to what we need. Our main goal is to have that ready for when the school ye...