On Monday, May 24th, the Grossmont District and Valhalla High School opened the doors to the brand new, state of the art, Science Building. The 12 classroom facility boasts both lab and desk space, upgraded educational technology, bathrooms, an elevator, and beautiful landscapes. A ribbon cutting ceremony was held in the afternoon, attended by school and district staff, the Superintendent, Distinguished Board Members, and representatives from some local political offices. Tours of the facility were made available. This day marks the beginning of a new era of Science for Valhalla’s students.
The scope of the New Science Building Project (3A) encompasses designing a one-story (14,033 GSF) science classroom building. The program consists of ten (10) classrooms (6 chemistry; 2 physics) and new restrooms. The building will be designed to the current District Standards as to performance capabilities, and per Education Code and building codes (ADA compliance, Fire Life Safety, Structural.) Site Preparation includes the relocation of one relocatable classroom, demolition of seven (7) relocatabale classrooms, demolish asphalt. The underground utility infrastructure (wet&dry) utilities will be removed, rerouted, installed (as required or requested) consistent with the underground utilities infrastructure plan.