Blueprint QV New High School Project » Chat with Charlie

Chat with Charlie

Quaker Valley's Director of Facilities and Administrative Services, Mr. Charlie Gauthier, answers the high school project questions.
Questions Answered: 
  • Can you explain how the budget ceiling for the new high school was created?
  • How do we know that the District can afford a new high school?
  • How does the High School Project impact the District's overall budget?
  • How will the High School Project personally affect my taxes as a homeowner?
  • How can I ensure that I am getting the most accurate information about this project and other District matters?
Questions Answered:
  • Can you provide us with an update on the progress of the project?
  • What is a schematic design, and how did the architects develop it?
  • What are the architects currently working on? What is site development? 
  • What are the next steps as we move forward?
Questions Answered:
  • An update on the project/zoning/architect selection
  • What was the conclusion of the traffic impact study?
  • Why is the cost per square foot higher than other new schools?
  • Where can I find the research that’s been done to date?
Questions Answered:
  • Why did the renovation costs increase from 2019 to 2020?
  • Why can't students and staff stay in the high school during a renovation project?
  • What is the cost of a new high school?
  • How will you address geotechnical issues on the property?
  • How will you mitigate the effect of stormwater runoff?
  • What will be done to mitigate the effects of stormwater runoff after construction?
  • When it comes to zoning, is asking for a special exception unique to this high school property?
Questions Answered:
  • What is the latest with the new high school?
  • Why not renovate the current high school?
  • Why did the District select the site off of Camp Meeting Road?
  • When will the new high school be built?