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GHS Construction

Greenfield donates surplus school furniture to Zambia

Thursday, July 31, 2014

GREENFIELD — Students from Greenfield High School and throughout Zambia in southern Africa will have something in common — the same desks. This summer, Greenfield High School provided five tractor-trailers filled with surplus furniture to be shipped off to outfit schools in impoverished communities in Zambia. The excess furniture was part of the school’s transition into the new $66 million high school building. This June, when the school year ended, … 0

GHS project cuts $250,000 into reserves

Friday, April 18, 2014

GREENFIELD — The Greenfield High School Building Committee voted to spend about $250,000 of its contingency money this week on additional technology and furniture and to account for some errors made in the school’s electrical engineering plans. The $66 million high school, which needs to be partly completed for this coming school year, remains on budget because there’s still about $2 million left … 0

Keeping sharp eye on details

Sunday, February 9, 2014

GREENFIELD — Jeff Dome had barely taken two steps inside one of the rooms being constructed at the new Greenfield High School when he paused, stopping to look at a red valve set up against one of the walls. “This is new,” said Dome, lingering to examine the valve and how it connected … 0

Groundbreaking marks new chapter for GHS

Monday, April 29, 2013

GREENFIELD — With the 56-year-old Greenfield High School serving as a backdrop — and with a score of its alumni scattered throughout the audience — school, town and state officials ceremoniously broke ground Monday on the new $66 … 0

GHS parking lot closes for construction

Friday, April 26, 2013

GREENFIELD — The Greenfield High School construction project will feel a lot more real come Monday when the parking lot shuts down and foot traffic is directed to a temporary entrance at the north of the building. Then, … 0

GHS construction to begin this week

Friday, March 29, 2013

GREENFIELD — Nearly three years after the Greenfield School Building Committee first met on a Monday evening in May 2010, construction crews will roll into town this coming week to start building the new $66 million high school. Boston-based firm Shawmut Design and Construction will take control of … 0

GHS building committee OKs final construction phasing plan

Monday, February 4, 2013

GREENFIELD — Greenfield High School students and their teachers will spend their next academic year with a ringside seat while half of their new $66 million school rises from the adjacent parking lot. It’s the first step in … 0