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PHASE TWO: GLHS CONSTRUCTION PROJECT

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PHASE TWO OVERVIEW: BUILDING PRIDE FOR OUR FUTURE

 

In November of 2020, voters in the Gahanna-Jefferson Public Schools district approved a 10.69 mills bond and operating levy to fund Phase Two of the GJPS Master Facilities Plan.

 

PHASE TWO OF THE MASTER FACILITIES PLAN INCLUDES:

Additions and Renovations to High Point and Blacklick Elementary
Space for an additional 225 students in each building.

Additions and Renovations to Middle Schools East, South and West
Space for an additional 175 students in each building.

New Lincoln High School on Current Site
Space for an additional 600+ students. 

Operating Funds
Filling the gap created by state cuts, increased technology costs and additional staffing due to enrollment growth.

NEW LINCOLN HIGH SCHOOL
FAST FACTS

Rendering of front entrance 

The new Gahanna Lincoln High School will include:

Square Footage
510,000 Square Feet

Height
3 stories

Student Capacity
2,800+ students

Number of Classrooms
136 with room to expand

Distributive Dining Areas
3 throughout the building

Auditorium
State of the art theatre with balcony

Media Center
Spans 2 floors

Competition Gymnasium
2,500 seats

Projected Opening for Students
Fall 2025 


 

      NEW GAHANNA LINCOLN HIGH SCHOOL CONSTRUCTION   .

 

Monthly Project Update

LHS Construction Dashboard

 

Lincoln High School April 2022 Dashboard (PDF)


      NEW LINCOLN HIGH SCHOOL FLOOR PLAN REVEAL   .

During the February 8, 2022, Special Board of Education Meeting, Assistant Superintendent Jill Elliott gave a detailed description of the recently revealed floor plan for the new Lincoln High School.

The three-story plan includes a 31% increase in square footage compared to our current high school. With dedicated wings for performing arts, academics and physical education/athletics the floor plan also includes flexible extended learning areas and a few areas to grab a bite to eat.

  


      GJPS BOARD OF EDUCATION CHOOSES SITE PLAN  .

After examining four design options, a site plan was approved by the GJPS Board of Education on February 8, 2022.

RELATED LINKS

Gahanna Lincoln High School Design: Original Option Moves Forward

Special Board of Education Meeting Video Approving Floor and Site Plans (Feb. 8, 2022)

Presentation of Floor and Site Plans Video to the Community (January 31, 2022) 

GLHS Site Plan Options Prior to February 8, 2022 Approval Comparison Chart (PDF)

 GLHS Site Plan Options Prior to February 8,  2022 Approval (PDF)


  

      GLHS CONSTRUCTION VIDEO UPDATES      

 

LHS Floor and Site Plan Design Community Meeting

 

Please Note: The survey mentioned in the video is now closed. Thank you to everyone who provided feedback.


Phase Two Fall Update 2021

Please Note: The LHS Design Survey mentioned in the video is now closed. Thank you to everyone who provided feedback.


PHASE TWO: BRIDGING LEARNING AND DESIGN

 


MASTER FACILITIES PLANNING COMMITTEE'S RECOMMENDATION FOR PHASE TWO

 


GLHS COMMUNITY CONVERSATIONS


 

 

    PHASE TWO CONSTRUCTION AND RENOVATION NEWS  

 

Lincoln Elementary Demolition Scheduled

Lincoln Elementary Demolition Scheduled

Date: 6/24/2022

Lincoln Elementary demolition scheduled for week of June 27, 2022.

JUNE ELEMENTARY CONSTRUCTION UPDATE

JUNE ELEMENTARY CONSTRUCTION UPDATE

Date: 6/10/2022

June 2022 Elementary Construction Update

April Construction Update

April Construction Update

Date: 4/13/2022

April 2022 Elementary Construction Update

Soil Issue Leads to Delays

Soil Issue Leads to Delays

Date: 3/17/2022

Columbus Dispatch subscribers, read about delays with elementary construction projects.

GJPS Board of Education Chooses Site Plan for New High School

GJPS Board of Education Chooses Site Plan for New High School

Date: 2/11/2022

GLHS original design option moves forward.

New Lincoln High School Floor Plan Walkthrough

New Lincoln High School Floor Plan Walkthrough

Date: 2/11/2022

Assistant Superintendent Jill Elliott walks through and describes the floor plan for the new Lincoln High School.

LHS Floor & Site Plan Community Meeting

LHS Floor & Site Plan Community Meeting

Date: 2/1/2022

Recording of the January 31, 2022 Community Meeting to reveal LHS floor plans and review site plan options.

GLHS Floor Plan Reveal

GLHS Floor Plan Reveal

Date: 1/26/2022

Join us for a Phase Two LHS Update

2022 Focus for GJPS

2022 Focus for GJPS

Date: 1/4/2022

Construction, building a sense of well-being and belonging and staffing are on tap for GJPS in 2022.

Blacklick Elementary PTO November 21 Construction Update

Blacklick Elementary PTO November 21 Construction Update

Date: 11/16/2021

November 2021 Construction Update Presentation to Blacklick Elementary PTO.