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Platt Middle School{28e838a4-8015-4177-ac17-2576b5d1e514}Platt Middle School6096 Baseline Road Boulder, CO 80303http://npm.bvsd.org720.561.5536Phase 21958<img alt="" src="/projects/Project%20Profile%20Images/PlattMS-photo-300x300.JPG" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />$14,363,300$400,000 included in budget

Latest Updates



September 2017 Updates/DispForm.aspx?ID=20 Updates/DispForm.aspx?ID=20{28e838a4-8015-4177-ac17-2576b5d1e514}September 2017The DAT process is complete and the project team is working on construction documents.
Project Start Letter to Parents Updates/DispForm.aspx?ID=15 Updates/DispForm.aspx?ID=15{28e838a4-8015-4177-ac17-2576b5d1e514}Project Start Letter to Parents,
Project Start Neighbor Notification Postcard Updates/DispForm.aspx?ID=14 Updates/DispForm.aspx?ID=14{28e838a4-8015-4177-ac17-2576b5d1e514}Project Start Neighbor Notification Postcard,



Field Construction Underway Updates/DispForm.aspx?ID=10 Updates/DispForm.aspx?ID=10{28e838a4-8015-4177-ac17-2576b5d1e514}Field Construction UnderwayPlatt Middle School is a phase 2 project, however installation of the new synthetic field and track has been fast-tracked and began this spring with anticipated completion by August. The timeline for the rest of the project has not been determined, although we anticipate planning could begin in the spring of 2017 or 2018.
Field Construction Kick-off Letter to Families Updates/DispForm.aspx?ID=11 Updates/DispForm.aspx?ID=11{28e838a4-8015-4177-ac17-2576b5d1e514}Field Construction Kick-off Letter to Families,
August 2016 Updates/DispForm.aspx?ID=12 Updates/DispForm.aspx?ID=12{28e838a4-8015-4177-ac17-2576b5d1e514}August 2016An artificial turf field and new track were installed during summer 2016. The rest of the project is scheduled for Phase 2.
This project is scheduled to begin in Phase 2. Updates/DispForm.aspx?ID=8 Updates/DispForm.aspx?ID=8{28e838a4-8015-4177-ac17-2576b5d1e514}This project is scheduled to begin in Phase 2.
There are no previsous updates. Updates/DispForm.aspx?ID=9 Updates/DispForm.aspx?ID=9{28e838a4-8015-4177-ac17-2576b5d1e514}There are no previsous updates.
Project Update | February 2017 Updates/DispForm.aspx?ID=16 Updates/DispForm.aspx?ID=16{28e838a4-8015-4177-ac17-2576b5d1e514}Project Update | February 2017Design work for Platt's bond-funded building improvements will begin in February. A Design Advisory Team (DAT) is being convened to work with the architect to develop plans for the renovations. Go to the DAT section for meeting schedule and minutes. Construction is anticipated to begin in spring 2018. Check back here for updates.
January 2017 Updates/DispForm.aspx?ID=13 Updates/DispForm.aspx?ID=13{28e838a4-8015-4177-ac17-2576b5d1e514}January 2017Design work for Platt's bond-funded building renovations will begin in February. Minutes from Design Advisory Team meetings will be posted in the DAT section of this webpage. Construction is anticipated to begin in spring 2018. Check back here for updates.
June 2017 Updates/DispForm.aspx?ID=19 Updates/DispForm.aspx?ID=19{28e838a4-8015-4177-ac17-2576b5d1e514}June 2017Schematic design is complete. The project team is working with the Design Advisory Team (DAT) on Design Development. Follow the link for DAT meeting minutes.,
April 2017 Updates/DispForm.aspx?ID=18 Updates/DispForm.aspx?ID=18{28e838a4-8015-4177-ac17-2576b5d1e514}April 2017Schematic design is complete. The design team is working with the DAT on design development. Meeting minutes are posted in the DAT section below.
March 2017 Updates/DispForm.aspx?ID=17 Updates/DispForm.aspx?ID=17{28e838a4-8015-4177-ac17-2576b5d1e514}March 2017The project team is working with the Design Advisory Team (DAT) to develop the Schematic Design. Follow the DAT link for meeting schedule and minutes.

Project Details

Project Team
Project Manager



Tom Blahak Contacts/DispForm.aspx?ID=8{28e838a4-8015-4177-ac17-2576b5d1e514}Tom,




MOA Architecture Contacts/DispForm.aspx?ID=43{28e838a4-8015-4177-ac17-2576b5d1e514}MOA Architecture303-308-1190,




Turner Contacts/DispForm.aspx?ID=40{28e838a4-8015-4177-ac17-2576b5d1e514}Turner

Related Resources



Educational Facilities Master Plan Resources/DispForm.aspx?ID=5 Resources/DispForm.aspx?ID=5{28e838a4-8015-4177-ac17-2576b5d1e514}Educational Facilities Master Plan,

Project Budget{28e838a4-8015-4177-ac17-2576b5d1e514}$14,363,300

Innovation Budget{28e838a4-8015-4177-ac17-2576b5d1e514}$400,000 included in budget

Bond Expenditures



Platt Middle School{28e838a4-8015-4177-ac17-2576b5d1e514}Platt Middle School, Bond Program Expenditures

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Sustainability Features{28e838a4-8015-4177-ac17-2576b5d1e514}<div>Under development</div>

Energy Efficiency/Green Features{28e838a4-8015-4177-ac17-2576b5d1e514}<div>Under development</div>

Educational Innovation Features{28e838a4-8015-4177-ac17-2576b5d1e514}<div>Under development</div>

Design Advisory Team

​The Design Advisory Team (DAT) team includes teachers, staff, parents and community members who will work with the architects to develop the design for the project.​ 


Emily Rundell, CHOICE teacher
Erin Greenwood, Platt Science teacher
Caleb Starbuck, Band teacher
Kent Kneipp, P.E. and Technology teacher
Andrew Johnson, P.E. teacher
Cheyne Keith, Librarian
Traci Zajaczkowski, Art teacher
Brooke Daerr, Assistant Principal
Dawn Suitts, Counselor
Patty Patterson, Counselor
Anni Berry, Head Custodian
Theo Robison, Principal
Star Rader, Principal's Assistant


Stephanie Hein, Platt 6th grade parent
Christopher Limpus, Platt 6th grade parent

Renne Limpus, Elle Hein, 6th grade
Ari Velasco, 7th grade
Grace Callahan, 8th grade

Related Resources



Design Advisory Team Guidelines Related Resources/DispForm.aspx?ID=5 Related Resources/DispForm.aspx?ID=5{28e838a4-8015-4177-ac17-2576b5d1e514}Design Advisory Team Guidelines,

DAT Meeting Schedule

DAT meetings are open for the public to observe, and there is an opportunity for public comment at each meeting. ​​



February 13, 2017 | Site Visit - no minutes Meetings List/DispForm.aspx?ID=8 Meetings List/DispForm.aspx?ID=8{28e838a4-8015-4177-ac17-2576b5d1e514}February 13, 2017 | Site Visit - no minutes
February 27, 2017 Meetings List/DispForm.aspx?ID=7 Meetings List/DispForm.aspx?ID=7{28e838a4-8015-4177-ac17-2576b5d1e514}February 27, 2017,
March 13, 2017 Meetings List/DispForm.aspx?ID=6 Meetings List/DispForm.aspx?ID=6{28e838a4-8015-4177-ac17-2576b5d1e514}March 13, 2017,
March 20, 2017 | 7 - 8:40 a.m. Meetings List/DispForm.aspx?ID=5 Meetings List/DispForm.aspx?ID=5{28e838a4-8015-4177-ac17-2576b5d1e514}March 20, 2017 | 7 - 8:40 a.m.,
April 10, 2017 | 3:45 - 5:45 p.m. Meetings List/DispForm.aspx?ID=4 Meetings List/DispForm.aspx?ID=4{28e838a4-8015-4177-ac17-2576b5d1e514}April 10, 2017 | 3:45 - 5:45 p.m.,
April 24, 2017 | 7 - 8:40 a.m. Meetings List/DispForm.aspx?ID=3 Meetings List/DispForm.aspx?ID=3{28e838a4-8015-4177-ac17-2576b5d1e514}April 24, 2017 | 7 - 8:40 a.m.,
May 8, 2017 | 7 - 8:40 a.m. Meetings List/DispForm.aspx?ID=2 Meetings List/DispForm.aspx?ID=2{28e838a4-8015-4177-ac17-2576b5d1e514}May 8, 2017 | 7 - 8:40 a.m.,
May 22, 2017 | 7 - 8:40 a.m. Meetings List/DispForm.aspx?ID=1 Meetings List/DispForm.aspx?ID=1{28e838a4-8015-4177-ac17-2576b5d1e514}May 22, 2017 | 7 - 8:40 a.m.,




Schematic Design | March 2017 Timeline/DispForm.aspx?ID=4 Timeline/DispForm.aspx?ID=4{28e838a4-8015-4177-ac17-2576b5d1e514}Schematic Design | March 2017Completesuccess
Design Development | May 2017 Timeline/DispForm.aspx?ID=3 Timeline/DispForm.aspx?ID=3{28e838a4-8015-4177-ac17-2576b5d1e514}Design Development | May 2017Completesuccess
Construction Documents | Sept. 2017 Timeline/DispForm.aspx?ID=2 Timeline/DispForm.aspx?ID=2{28e838a4-8015-4177-ac17-2576b5d1e514}Construction Documents | Sept. 2017In Progresssuccess
Construction | Jan. 2018 - Aug. 2018 Timeline/DispForm.aspx?ID=1 Timeline/DispForm.aspx?ID=1{28e838a4-8015-4177-ac17-2576b5d1e514}Construction | Jan. 2018 - Aug. 2018Not Startedinfo


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    Scope of Work

    ​Facility Condition

    • ​Exterior building improvements such as repair/replace windows and doors, repair masonry and paint
    • Restroom renovations
    • Remodel kitchen and cafeteria and repair replace kitchen equipment
    • Replace interior doors
    • Improvements to interior finishes such as carpet, flooring, ceiling tiles and paint
    • Asbestos abatement
    • Plumbing improvements
    • HVAC repair/replacement
    • Electrical system repair/replacement
    • Repair replace fixtures such as casework
    • Site improvements such as drainage irrigation and paving
    • Audio enhancement in every classroom**

    Program Compatibility 

    • Provide auxiliary gym
    • Provide shop space​

    Health and Physical Development

    • Provide synthetic turf field and track

    Safety and Security

    • Install camera/intercom security system
    • Install security partitions
    • Install electronic security controls
    • Install exterior cameras


    • Upgrade lighting
    • Conduct retro-commissioning and repairs
    • Replace aged boiler with more efficient condensing type


    Platt Middle School is eligible to receive up to $400,000 in additional funds to implement facility improvements that support innovative teaching methods.​

    ** Not included in project budget​​​