Referendum

The School District of Spencer will be going to Referendum on April 2, 2019.  

The purpose of the referendum will be to pay for the cost of:

  • renovating the school building to improve safety and security;
  • maintaining, upgrading and equipping facilities; and
  • constructing and equipping an addition to the school building for education, music and athletics.

Dome

 

 

 

 

INITIAL RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $5,980,000

 

BE IT RESOLVED by the School Board of the School District of Spencer, Marathon and Clark Counties, Wisconsin that there shall be issued pursuant to Chapter 67 of the Wisconsin Statutes, general obligation bonds in an amount not to exceed $5,980,000 for the public purpose of paying the cost of:

  • renovating the school building to improve safety and security;
  • maintaining, upgrading and equipping facilities; and
  • constructing and equipping an addition to the school building for education, music and athletics.

 

Elementary Office

  • Entrance is Not Centrally Located
  • Unnatural Entrance- Seems Like A Side Door
  • No Receiving Area
  • Visitors Are Not Restricted After Being Buzzed In
  • Vestibule Area Is Not Visible From Current Office

Current Elementary Office

 

 

Proposed Elementary Safety Updates

  • Relocate Elementary Office To Centralized Location
  • Create a Vestibule Receiving Area 
  • Visitors Must Sign In

Elementary Office Floor Plan

Family and Consumer Science Room (FCS)

Current FCS Room

  • Built in 1964
  • Outdated Equipment
  • No Commercial Lab
  • Asbestos Flooring
  • Inadequate HVAC

Old FCS Room

Proposed FCS Room

  • Remove Asbestos (Last Known in Building)
  • Independent HVAC
  • New Cabinets and Equipment
  • New Lab Areas
New FCS Room

Current Choir Room

  • Currently Share Space with LTCA and Band Room
  • Equipment Hauled Between Spaces
  • Inconsistent Learning Environment
  • Inadequate Storage

Current Choir

Proposed Choir Room

  • 1,766 Square Feet
  • U-shaped Risers
  • 95 Student Capacity
  • Close Proximity To Band Room

Proposed Choir Room

Current Handbell Room

  • Currently In Random Classroom
  • Changes Year to Year
  • No Storage Space

Current Handbell Room

Proposed Handbell Room

  • 634 Square Feet
  • Choir Director Office
  • Practice Rooms

Proposed Handbell Room

Current Gymnasium

  • Built in 1957
  • Only Boys' High School Sports Existed When Built
  • Inadequate Space
  • Creates Scheduling Bottleneck for Physical Education

Current Gym

Proposed Gymnasium 

  • Full Size Court
  • Two Full Width Secondary Courts
  • Large Lobby Entrance
  • Concession Stand
  • Public Restrooms

Proposed Gym

Current Wrestling/Multipurpose Room

  • Shares Space With Elementary Physical Education
  • Located In Elementary Area
  • Mats Stay Down During Winter

Current Wrestling Room

Proposed Wrestling/Multipurpose Room

  • 2,804 Square Foot Room
  • Dedicated Wrestling Space
  • Lockable Space
  • Mop Sink Area For Mat Sterilization 

Proposed Wrestling Room

Current Weight Room

  • Not A Safe Environment
  • Inability To Lock It
  • Weights Are On Wooden Stage
  • Fitness and Weights Is Our Most Popular Physical Education Course

Current Weight Room

Proposed Strength And Cardio Center

  • 3,540 Square Feet
  • Restrooms and Showers
  • Community Access
  • New Equipment

Proposed Strength and Cardio Center

Current Blue Print With Historical Data

Spencer Schools Through Time

Proposed Site Plan

Site Plan

Proposed Floor Plan

Floor Plan

Cost Breakdown