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Maintenance worker Fred Napier works on his computer during SRT. Napier said he uses SRT to check his email to ensure that he does not miss accidents or issues that may have come up in the middle of the school day.

Maintenance staff closes the school year, looks towards future

Pranav Jothirajah May 11, 2021

With the end of the school year a few weeks away, the maintenance staff continues their daily work and responsibilities in finishing the year. However, maintenance worker Fred Napier stated that as a team...

Maintenance staff works through busiest time of year

Pranav Jothirajah March 23, 2021

With the end of the school year looming in the distance, the maintenance staff will enter one of their busiest times of the year, having to deal with spring sports while also making sure the school is...

Senior Myles Embry works on his homework during his lunch period. Embry says he often sees maintenance workers working around the school when walking from lunch to his classes.

Maintenance staff continues day to day activities

Pranav Jothirajah March 23, 2021

As the second semester progresses, the maintenance staff continues its day to day activities in order to create a proper learning environment at CHS. Maintenance worker Fred Napier says these tasks mainly...

Maintenance staff continues preparations for spring, sports

Pranav Jothirajah March 14, 2021

As winter nears its end, spring sports are in full swing and additional tasks remain for the maintenance staff. Maintenance worker Fred Napier says these tasks mainly revolve around keeping equipment and...

Maintenance worker Fred Napier works on his computer during SRT. Napier said that issues across the building can arise in seconds so it’s important that workers are always ready to deal with them.

Maintenance staff continues preparations for winter, sports

Pranav Jothirajah December 8, 2020

As the first semester nears its end, winter sports are in full swing and additional tasks remain for the maintenance staff. Maintenance worker Fred Napier says these tasks mainly revolve around keeping...

Embry works on his homework during his lunch period. Embry says he often sees maintenance workers working around the school when walking from lunch to his classes.

Maintenance staff ready for COVID-19 affected school year

Pranav Jothirajah November 10, 2020

With the school year starting, the maintenance staff has prepared themselves for a year different than all the rest. Due to COVID,  maintenance worker Fred Napier says the department has changed their...

Maintenance worker Fred Napier works on his computer during SSRT. Napier said communication is key in his job as he often gets called up in a moments notice.

Maintenance staff prepares for winter season

Pranav Jothirajah October 28, 2020

With the winter season right around the corner, the maintenance staff has begun to prepare themselves for it. In order to be fully equipped, maintenance worker Fred Napier says the department must take...

Maintenance worker Fred Napier shows Maintenance worker Jack Seves how to check the temperatures in the building and make sure the boilers are working properly. One job of the maintenance staff is to make sure the building stays warm during the cold winter months.

Maintenance staff deals with winter weather, explains construction, welcomes new member

Lillian He January 24, 2020

The persistent winter weather and cold temperatures present challenges and additional tasks for the maintenance staff. Maintenance worker Fred Napier said that due to the weather the maintenance staff...

 Maintenance worker Fred Napier looks at work orders on his computer in the maintenance shop. Napier said that not only does the maintenance staff have to deal with big things like transitioning between sports seasons, but they also have to keep up with the day to day needs of the school and whatever teachers request.

Maintenance staff prepares for sports, performing arts, winter weather

Lillian He December 8, 2019

With the end of the football season this past weekend, winter sports are in full swing. This means additional tasks for the maintenance staff as they make sure all these sports have the equipment and area...

Maintenance worker Fred Napier scrolls through work orders on his computer in the maintenance shop. Napier said that not only does the maintenance staff have to deal with big things like salting parking lots, but they also have to keep up with the day to day needs of the school in the form of work orders.

Maintenance staff transitions to winter by clearing snow, keeping school warm, prepares for sports

Lillian He November 17, 2019

The maintenance staff is getting ready for winter. Every year, cold weather brings a multitude of new responsibilities. According to maintenance worker Fred Napier, one of the most pressing issues they...

Maintenance worker Fred Napier holds the ladder for another maintenance worker as they fix a light that has gone out in the maintenance shop. This is the same kind of thing they do when teachers submit work orders.

Maintenance staff starts year with football, work orders

Lillian He September 10, 2019

The beginning of the year is one of the busiest times for the maintenance staff according to maintenance worker Fred Napier. Napier said that while they are still wrapping up summer construction, they...

FIELD TIME:
The fields in Murray Stadium are used year-round my multiple different sports. Maintenance worker Fred Napier said  most people do not expect the time needed to maintain the field.

Maintenance of Murray: Users, maintenance workers of Murray Stadium discuss importance of maintaining field

Satvik Kandru May 23, 2019

As fans of both the  lacrosse and soccer teams line up in the bleachers, the glowing lights of the Murray Stadium reflect on the painted white lines that run across the field. For an average student,...

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