• Feasibility studies

    Podcasts

    • Elementary project, Part 1 (April 3, 2020)
      • Bellefonte Area school board is continuing with progress of the proposed elementary building project. A committee was established that includes members of the board, district and community to support Hunt in its contract and act as a liaison among Hunt, the district and community.
    • Elementary project, Part 2 (April 6, 2020)
      • Representatives from Hunt architects and engineers talk about the needs assessment of the district's four elementary buildings. Their discussion incudes the goal of the study, some of their findings and what's next in the process.
    • Elementary project, Part 3 (April 17, 2020)
      • Hunt is continuing with the needs assessment of the four district elementary buildings, and compares the current conditions of the structures to that of other schools within the area, and what may be needed to improve educational space.
    • Elementary project, Part 4 (May 20, 2020)
      • Hunt is onto its next phase with the needs assessment of elementary buildings within Bellefonte Area School District. Three representatives breakdown their findings and take the community through the building survey packet available for public viewing.
    • Elementary project, Part 5 (Sept. 15, 2020)
      • After working on an in-depth needs assessment of the four elementary school buildings, Hunt architects and engineers have established six options and two sub-options for the elementary building project. They explain those options, while school board President Jon Guizar talks a more about thoughts from the school board. You may also find the options, here: Options
        • After listening to this podcast and reviewing the possible options, please feel free to submit feedback regarding what option you prefer and why: Options survey
  • Additional updates

    • July 1, 2019: Building project plan in the works
      • In a series of listening meetings, the public was invited to hear and provide feedback about a proposed project to revamp elementary schools at Bellefonte Area School District. There are four possible options.
      • See original feasibility study, here: Feasibility study, Jan. 19, 2017 (Crabtree, Rohrbaugh and Associates)

    *Project postponed until further notice (November 2019)

    *Due to school closures because of the COVID-19 pandemic, information is subject to change (March 16, 2020)

    • March 27, 2020: Facilities committee meets with Hunt
      • The facilities committee met for the first time with Hunt, where the architect and engineering team presented information about the building conditions survey. A podcast was conducted that provides further information: Part 2
    • June 8, 2020: Q&A
      • Frequently-asked questions are answered about the elementary building project. This will be updated as necessary.
    • July 1, 2020: Timeline
      • A timeline of important dates regarding the elementary building project, starting in 2009
    • hunt present aug 11 Aug. 11, 2020: Hunt presents to the Bellefonte Area school board about several possible project options.