June 29, 2016

New Canaan Public Schools Break Ground on Saxe Middle School Renovation

S/L/A/M Construction Services participated in a groundbreaking ceremony on Thursday, June 16th to officially mark the beginning of construction of the renovation and addition to the Saxe Middle School. The school’s building committee, faculty, staff and town officials, along with the project’s architectural team, JCJ Architecture, construction management team, O&G Industries and Owner’s Representative, S/L/A/M Construction Services, were on hand for remarks and for the symbolic kick-off of the construction.

This multi-phased project will consist of a new 24,000 SF addition comprised of a STEM/science, art, regular and flex classrooms. Additionally, construction will include the renovation of the 1950’s 750-seat auditorium and new choral and band rooms. Chair of the Saxe Building Committee, Penny Rashin, stated, “This project provides critically needed music, STEM and classroom spaces to support the growing Saxe Middle School enrollment. It sets Saxe up for continued success for the next 10 – 20 years and demonstrates New Canaan’s commitment to providing a world class education for its students.”

The current estimated completion date is October 2017. Upon completion, the addition/renovation will allow the school to accommodate the current anticipated increase in student enrollment.

S/L/A/M Construction Service recently completed Owner’s Representative services for the pre-construction and construction phase of New Canaan’s South Elementary School’s window replacement, security upgrade and visual improvement projects.

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