GHS Construction
The shell of the new gymnasium takes form at the Greenfield High School construction site.  Recorder/Paul Franz

Greenfield High School nears final phase of construction

Friday, January 2, 2015

GREENFIELD — As high school students pass by the school library, they can see the empty frame of the new gymnasium being shaped. Behind that, the old auditorium has been gutted to its bare walls and the former auto and wood shops have been converted to a temporary cafeteria and gymnasium. Nearing its final phase of construction, the Greenfield High … 1

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. … 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

Kitchen confusion

Friday, May 17, 2013

GREENFIELD — Confusion over the Greenfield School Building Committee’s plans to move the high school’s kitchen during construction came to a head Tuesday — after the project’s architect sent a bill for work the committee wasn’t aware was being done. Lead architect Lee Dore asked the building committee … 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