May 15, 2024

Halstead bond passes

Posted May 15, 2024 3:09 PM
Halstead-Bentley USD 440
Halstead-Bentley USD 440

HALSTEAD, Kan. — Voters in Halstead-Bentley USD 440 passed a bond Tuesday that will add additions and improvements to multiple USD 440 schools.

The bond was passed 352 to 321.

The bond of no more than $28,500,000 will go toward:

Bentley Primary School

• Build New Secure Entrance and Administrative Addition

• Playground Equipment and Fall Protection

• Expand Parking Lot with Drop Off/Pick Up

• Add Outdoor Classroom Paving and Shade

• Build New Dedicated Cafeteria and Restroom Addition

• Build New Kitchen Addition

• Renovate Existing Library

• Renovate Existing PE, Health, and Gym Space

• Convert Existing Administrative Space to Special Education Classrooms

• Renovate Existing Restrooms

• Update First, Second, and Third Grade Classrooms

• Update Special Education and Music Classrooms

Halstead Middle

• Renovate Existing Cafeteria

• Build New Cafeteria Addition

• Renovate and Expand Existing Kitchen and Serving

• Expand Pre-K Parking

• Expand West Parking with Drop Off/Pick Up

• Convert Existing Space to Secure Pre-K Entrance

• Convert Existing Spaces to Pre-K Classrooms, Including Restrooms

• Renovate Existing Restrooms for Accessibility

• Build New Activity Entrance with Accessible Restrooms and Concessions

Halstead High

• Convert Existing FACS Classroom to Commercial Culinary Arts Classroom

• Modernize Existing Industrial Arts and Add Metals

• Build Relocated Ticket Booth

• Build Existing Weight Room Expansion

• Build Existing Girls Locker Room Expansion

• Build New Larger and More Durable Press Box

• Build New Softball and Baseball Fields

• Build New Seventh and Eighth Grade Classroom Wing

• Replace Damaged Paving at South Concrete Drive

• Renovate for New Small Group Study Spaces

• Renovate and Expand Existing Auditorium, Stage and Performance Support Spaces

• Build New Band and Choir Classrooms

• Build New Conference Room and Student Service Space

• Renovate Existing Corridor for New Secure Vestibule

• Renovate Reception for New Secure Vestibule

• Renovate for New Concessions Space

• Add Exterior Windows in Existing Windowless Classrooms

• Replace Original Mechanical System

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