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TIMELINE OF PAST IMPROVEMENTS

In considering moving forward with a facilities study, the district recognized that there have been no major improvements to the secondary campus, primarily Governor Mifflin High School and Governor Mifflin Middle School, in more than a decade. Both buildings have a high volume of daily traffic. Combined, more than 2,000 students and 300 staff members utilize the buildings daily. The facilities are also used for community events for dozens of activities year round.

In Task 1 of the study, architects evaluated the structures primarily looking at ADA compliance, code, and system and structure life cycles (HVAC, roofs, etc…). Throughout Task 2 and Task 3 of the study, architects will conduct a deeper evaluation of the buildings to see how they currently serve students and staff in the learning process and will make recommendations for changes that could better accommodate current and future educational activities.

Below is a timeline of the life cycle of the Middle School and High School buildings.

BUILDING HISTORY

1957
1957

HIGH SCHOOL BUILT

HIGH SCHOOL BUILT

Governor Mifflin Senior High School opens its doors on September 5 after two years of construction.

1961
1961

CONSTRUCTION BEGINS

CONSTRUCTION BEGINS

Construction begins on Governor Mifflin Junior High, now the Middle School.  The new building was built on the site of the old Shillington High.

1990
1990

ADDITIONS & UPGRADES

ADDITIONS & UPGRADES

The auxiliary gymnasium and library are added to the high school while the library and a second floor are added to the middle school. Both buildings also receive mechanical system upgrades.

1993
1993

LAST CHANGES TO GMMS

LAST CHANGES TO GMMS

The last major renovations are completed at the Middle School. The cafeteria, shop, and some classrooms receive upgrades and major mechanical equipment is upgraded.

2007
2007

LAST CHANGES TO GMHS

LAST CHANGES TO GMHS

Additions to the High School include the nurse’s suite, main office, part of the cafeteria and two small hallways for additional classrooms.