NMR to Design New School in Mountain House

MOUNTAIN HOUSE — Only a month away from breaking ground on a new elementary school in Altamont Village, Lammersville Unified School District officials have started planning another elementary school at the future site of Neighborhood C. Superintendent Dale Hansen said as Mountain House continues to grow, the need for additional schools grows with it. “This is exciting,” Hansen said. “There aren’t too many districts that have our situation where growth is happening so fast.” When completed, the kindergarten-through-eighth-grade school is…
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High School construction live on the web

MOUNTAIN HOUSE — Residents can watch as steel beams reach for the sky on the future site of Mountain House High School’s gymnasium via an onsite webcam. Located near Mascot Boulevard and Central Parkway, the webcam records the ongoing progress of the school’s construction every 15 minutes. Brought online Dec. 3, the camera has been taking still images to create a time-lapse video of the project, which is visible with the click of the time-lapse button on the website at…
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Putting a face on Mountain House High

MOUNTAIN HOUSE — As construction of Mountain House High School progresses, school officials are reaching out to the community for input about the school’s mascot and colors. Lammersville Unified School District Superintendent Dale Hansen plans to open the feedback process in February so officials can have the logo and colors accent the gymnasium and other buildings at the school, which is set to open in August 2014. “We need to guide the architect and contractor,” Hansen said. “With the gym…
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Mountain House High School brings community dream to reality

The community of Mountain House held the grand opening for their new high school on June 28, 2014. The grand Civic Italianate design of the high school is apparent throughout the campus consistent with the community’s intent to have the high school be the center of the community’s activities as was envisioned in the community’s master plan. The high school’s construction has been phased with the main academic buildings opening to students this August including the administration and classroom building,…
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21st Century Learning: School Facilities and Technology

The California Department of Education has shared study research results in”School Facilities and Technology Integration” to assist districts in creating 21st century classrooms and schools. Read the full article below. For additional articles on best practices for creating 21st century schools visit, http://www.cde.ca.gov/.    

21st Century Classroom Design

So what exactly is a 21st century classroom? Edutopia’s “Visualizing 21st Century Classroom Design” explains five elements of 21st century classrooms. Read the article below. To see more articles by Edutopia visit, http://www.edutopia.org.

NMR Breaks Ground on Phase Four at Mt. House High School

On Friday, September 2nd, Lammersville Unified School District celebrated the ground breaking of phase four of construction at Mountain House High School. Phase four of the NMR designed campus will add a career technical education building, library, performing arts center, pool and tennis courts. The additions to the high school will provide enhance 21st century learning opportunities as well as new facilities for the entire community. To see the completed phases of the new Mountain House High School campus visit, http://nmrdesign.com/projects/lammersville-unified-school-district-mountain-house-high-school/.

Pleasant Valley High School Yale Building CHPS Certification

On Wednesday, October 19th the Chico Unified School District Board (CUSD) witnessed the CUSD Facilities and Construction department  present the Pleasant Valley High School Yale Building project team with a plaque in honor of the completion of the Collaborative High Performance Schools (CHPS) certification for the building. NMR and 3QC are committed to designing outstanding, energy efficient learning environments. To learn more about CHPS visit, http://www.chps.net/dev/Drupal.

NMR Attends Ignite Opportunity STEM Career Fair 2016

  On Friday, October 28th North State S.T.E.M. hosted the 3rd annual S.T.E.M.(Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Career Fair, Ignite Opportunity. Over 1,000 students from North State high schools  attended the fair to learn more about S.T.E.M. careers, and to meet over 60 business professionals working in S.T.E.M. fields. Principal Structural Engineer John Corless, Project Engineer Sean Ewing, Project Technician Page Ledbetter and Project Technician Marissa Olsen represented NMR Architects and Engineers at the career fair the Shasta County Fair…
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NMR Supports Shasta County Mini Maker Faire

On Saturday, November 12th NMR Architect Hayley Andersen and Project Representative Page Ledbetter joined forces with NMR Architect Tyler Hendrickson and his maker space ONESHOP to participate in Shasta County’s very first Mini Maker Faire. Nearly 3,000 entrepreneurs, makers, craftsman, students and families flocked to the Redding Civic Auditorium to celebrate invention, creativity, resourcefulness, technology and the maker movement. The Mini Maker Faire featured the innovative World Record Paper Airplane Designer, Rube Goldberg Challenge, Augmented Reality Sandbox, Tapigami Interactive Art…
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NMR Sponsors High School Robotics Team

On Saturday, December 10th four Shasta High School VEX Robotics teams competed against 38 other Bay Area teams at the VEX robotics competition at Vanden High School in Fairfield, CA. The Shasta High team took 2nd place out of forty-two teams! Three of the four Shasta High teams placed in the top eight, and one of the teams won the “Innovate Award” for the most innovative robot design. For years the Shasta High School VEX Robotics Club, under the leadership of…
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Mountain House Theater Design Becomes Reality

NMR’s design of the Mountain House High School theater, library, aquatic center, tennis courts and vocational education building is moving right along. On Wednesday, December 28th Tracy Press covered the construction progress. NMR is proud to partner again with Superintendent Nicholas, the school board, Turner Construction and our other consultants to make Lammersville Unified School District’s dreams a reality. Read the full article, here.    

Starstruck “Battle of the North” VEX Competition

Congratulations to the Shasta High School Robotics Club on a successful Battle of the North VEX competition this weekend! Robotics club coach and event organizer Brian Grigsby hosted 13 high schools at the competition on Saturday, January 21st at Shasta High School in Redding, CA. Two of Shasta High’s robotics  teams will advance to the State Championship in February. One of the Shasta High teams won three awards, Excellence Award, Design Award and the Robot Skills Champion Award. NMR is…
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Engaging Strategies for School Design

American School and University Magazine’s “Engaging Strategies for School Design” article is an excellent summary of what NMR likes to call client focused design. The article encourages districts and architects to evaluate past, current and future district trends in addition to district identity and culture to create tailored yet flexible learning environments. Read the full article here. To enjoy more articles from American School and University Magazine visit, http://www.asumag.com.