Questa Elementary Project Adds Preschool

MOUNTAIN HOUSE — The next elementary school slated for construction in Mountain House is Altamont Elementary in the Altamont Village. The Lammersville Unified School District board approved construction of the school during its Dec. 3 meeting, and on Wednesday, Jan. 2, the board unanimously approved the addition of a preschool center to the campus. Slated to begin construction this summer, the $30 million elementary school project will consist of 34 classrooms with buildings for administrative offices and a library and…
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Excitement abounds at Altamont Elementary Opening

The Altamont neighborhood in the community of Mountain House finally has its own elementary school. Students who will attend Altamont Elementary this August were treated to tours and sneak peeks of what is in store for them during the grand opening held July 9th. Hundreds of interested students, parents, community members, and state dignitaries attended the event. The craftsman style architecture of the campus left many smiles on the faces of those who attended. The school has been built to…
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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,    

Making the Most of Unused Spaces

Looking for ways to maximize the available space in your school or classroom? In “Transforming Unused School Spaces Into Something Amazing” Edutopia showcases schools that have transformed their seemingly wasted space into useful and productive activity areas. See the article below. To read more from Edutopia visit,

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,

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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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, 

Engineering in the Classroom

On Wednesday, October 4th Associate Principal Engineer John Corless visited Mrs. Salazar’s kindergarten classroom at Turtle Bay School to talk about engineering. Mrs. Salazar contacted NMR Architects + Engineers through Reach Higher Shasta. Reach Higher Shasta connects caring adults and generous business partners who serve as mentors, guides and coaches for elementary, middle, high school and college students. NMR is a proud business partner of Reach Higher Shasta. To become a business partner or learn more about Reach Higher Shasta…
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Lammersville Unified High School District Spotlight

Located in San Joaquin County’s master planned community of Mountain House, CA the Lammersville Unified School District (LUSD) educates nearly 5,000 pre-kindergarten through high school students at 1 high school, 1 pre-school and 4 elementary school campuses. LUSD is dedicated to graduating all students with the knowledge and ability to make good choices, act responsibly, and enter the workforce in a profession of their choice while continuing to be lifelong learners. The District’s passion for education and willingness to innovate has…
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Peter Hansen Elementary Celebrates Grand Opening

Congratulations to Lammersville Unified School District on the grand opening of Peter Hansen Elementary in Mountain House, CA.   NMR is thankful to work with such wonderful project partners like Roebbelen Construction; they have gone the extra mile in collaboration to ensure that the our District client had everything they needed prior to starting school.  

Santana Ranch Elementary School

The Hollister, CA Santana Ranch neighborhood will soon have a brand new elementary school. The NMR designed, mission style elementary school will house 800-900 transitional kindergarten to 8th grade students in a densely designed suburban campus.  Completion is scheduled for the summer of 2020. See more images of the elementary here.  

Successful Futures Start Here: Redding School District Spotlight

At the northern tip of the Sacramento Valley, the Redding School District (RSD) serves the Redding community through four (4) K-5; two (2) K-8; one (1) Middle School; one (1) Community Day School; and two (2) Partner K-8 Elementary School Districts. Also, the District Authorizes One (1) K-12 Dependent Charter School and One (1) K-8 Independent Charter School. The Redding School District is the oldest district in the city of Redding, dating back to 1873, and is dedicated to building…
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