Thursday, April 8, 2004
Wayland High School Commons Conference Room
HSBC members: Lea Anderson, Josh Bekenstein, Dianne Bladon, Brian Chase, Mary Lentz, Joe Lewin, Cindy Lombardo, Eric Sheffels, Steve Tise
(Absent: Steve Breit, Jim Howard)
Ex Officio members: Gary Burton, Fred Knight, Charlie Ruopp
Turner team: Dick Amster, Julie Bezoetdebie
HMFH team: George Metzger, Doug Sacra
Chairman Lea Anderson called the ninth meeting of the HSBC to order at 7:40 p.m.
Goal setting – George Metzger led the HSBC in a discussion of goals (see summary below).
Minutes – A motion was made by Josh Bekenstein and seconded by Cindy Lombardo to approve the minutes of HSBC meeting #8 on April 1, 2004.
Vote - Nine in favor; none opposed.
The meeting was adjourned at 10:45 p.m.
An information session on The Effect of the Existing Facility on the Educational Program will be held on Thursday, April 15 at 6:30 p.m. in the Language Building lecture hall, L1 at WHS.
A regular meeting of the HSBC will be held on Thursday, April 15, 2004 at 7:30 p.m. in L1 following the information session.
Observers: Lori Frieling, Anette Lewis, Heather Pineault, Mark Santangelo
Date: April 8, 2004 (revised 4/15/04)
Re: Wayland High School
HSBC Goal setting
Attendees HSBC members: Lea Anderson, Josh Bekenstein, Dianne Bladon, Brian Chase, Mary Lentz, Joe Lewin, Cindy Lombardo, Eric Sheffels, Steve Tise (Absent: Steve Breit, Jim Howard)
Ex Officio members: Gary Burton, Fred Knight, Charlie Ruopp
Turner team: Dick Amster, Julie Bezoet de Bie
HMFH team: Doug Sacra, George Metzger
· To be driven by WHS educational needs, bench-marked to comparable high schools and appropriate best practices
· Consider initial capital cost to reduce long term operating costs.
· Design capacity for 1100 students at 85% utilization
· Plan core facilities (auditorium, cafeteria, library, and gymnasium) for 1200 students
· Plan locations for future expansion of teaching and support spaces
· Emphasize quality of learning environment
· Support an educational program of the highest quality
· Provide all necessary support space
· Design in flexibility to accommodate future educational changes
· Provide for universal access to technology
· Include construction cost, A/E fees, and all other project-related costs
· Cost projections to include time-value of money analysis
· Cost analysis to include life cycle cost benefit
In addition to the School Committee’ charge, the HSBC has agreed on the following objectives for the initial design phase.
· Expand classrooms sizes to meet current space standards
· Provide additional classrooms for optimal scheduling and utilization
· Upgrade science facilities
· Enhance cafeteria, athletics and performing and fine arts facilities
· Provide computer access in all teaching spaces and library and for all administrative functions
· Meet SBA planning standards, except as otherwise dictated by WHS program
2.2. Teaching and Support
· Adequate space for faculty workspace, meetings and conferences
· Plan adequate departmental centers with workspace, office support and resource space
· Plan adequate storage space for teachers, staff and general use
2.3. Student Life
· Provide unprogrammed space for informal social and academic encounters among students and faculty, both interior and exterior.
· Adequate space for activities such as student newspaper, yearbook, clubs, etc.
· Plan adequate spaces for student support: guidance, College Counseling, health, study and collaborative work space
· Provide appropriate, convenient and secure facilities for student storage
· Provide for display of student work and achievement
· Must be education-driven with additional community use or separately funded
· Plan location for community pool, but do not include in WHS project cost
· Consider emergency shelter with additional $46K funding
· Consider community uses in vacated existing buildings, including WPS central office, but funded separately from the WHS project cost
2.5. Environmental Responsibility
· Optimize interior environmental quality for IAQ and educational performance
· Incorporate green design measures that enhance educational performance or curriculum
· Consider green design measures that produce positive payback on operational costs or that capture additional funding
· Consider other green design measures that are environmentally responsible at an acceptable cost
2.6. Financial Responsibility
· Wherever possible, provide comparative cost data for major programmatic and building decisions
· Consider shared-use spaces and other means to provide flexibility and reduce space costs
· Design proposals to be based on materials and systems that have proven durability in similar HS construction
· Optimize for long term operational savings over low initial cost
· Provide air conditioning for interior and administrative spaces
· Consider AC in all year-round spaces and include as an alternate cost
· Where feasible, plan building systems for future expansion
· Design systems and select materials for maintenance efficiency
2.8. Character and Appearance of High School Facility
· Strong preference to maintain the feel of the open campus
· Multi-building campus must be as energy efficient as possible
· Design for improved access security and effective response to an emergency condition
2.9. Design and Construction
· Plan for year-round use of school but not for year-round educational program
· Core academic, support space, athletics and other school uses are all of equal priority except as determined by different reconstruction options
· Address code compliance throughout buildings and site
· Plan for single-contract project phased to accommodate on-going programs with minimal disruption and impact on programs, students and staff.
2.10. High School Site
· Investigate an alternative entrance to the campus to solve traffic problems
· Consider artificial turf to expand use of limited play fields
· Improve visibility of entrance and wayfinding on campus
· Improve vehicular circulation and parking on campus
(i/wayland/1.2/HSBC goal statement 040804revised)