• Air Conditioning

    Air conditioning has been installed at seventy-seven classrooms since April 2018.  This includes twenty-one classrooms at Barbara Webster, seventeen classrooms at Blanchard, seventeen classrooms at Glen City, twelve classrooms at Grace Thille, and four classrooms at Santa Paula High School, and six at Bedell.

    As a result, all classrooms at Barbara Webster, Blanchard, Glen City, Grace Thille, and Renaissance are equipped with air conditioning!

    Electrical infrastructure upgrades were/are required at Bedell, SPHS, McKevett in advance of providing air conditioning at most locations:

    • Bedell - Following the completion of electrical upgrades in August 2020, air conditioning has been installed at Building B and Building C.  The installation of air conditioning is currently in progress at four classrooms (Rooms 5 - 8) and should complete in April.
    • SPHS - Campus-wide electrical upgrade plans were DSA approved in August 2020, and this project's construction contract is scheduled was awarded on November 18, 2020. Construction by Reyes & Sons began in December 2020 and will continue for much of 2021.
    • McKevett - The Board authorized staff to proceed with the electrical upgrade project at McKevett on January 23, 2021.  SCE is now working on their design, and the project will go out to bid after SCE completes their design.