Wednesday, November 23, 2011

High School Project - Part 7 (audio)

Part 7 of 8 recorded at the School Building Committee informational forum held Nov 17, 2011.

Time: 17 minutes, 41 seconds

MP3 File

Show Notes

This internet radio show or podcast is number 99 in the series for Franklin Matters.

This is the seventh of a series of 8 audio segments recorded during the informational session on the new high school. The forum was conducted by the School Building Committee and held at the Horace Mann Auditorium on Thursday, Nov 17, 2011.

This seventh segment continues the Question and Answer period with Tom Mercer (School Building Committee Chair), Jim Jordan (partner and owner of Ai3 Architects), Sean Fennell (Project Manager) and School Superintendent Maureen Sabolinski provide answers to the questions.

The questions covered during this segment

  • What is the life expectancy of this school?
  • How much does the building handle school population growth?
  • What is the projected peak population?
  • How does the classroom handle the average class size?
  • What happens if the debt exclusion doesn't pass?
  • Is accreditation at risk?
  • Why doesn't this building include an indoor track?

Without further ado, here is the recording from Thursday evening Nov 17th


Be sure to listen to the other parts of the series:

Part 1 – introduction and evolution of model school invitation
Part 2 - Jim Jordan, partner and owner of Ai3 Architects provides an overview of the building
Part 3 – Q and A: educational space and construction cost
Part 4 – Q and A: various project costs and overall process
Part 5 – Q and A; cost of designing a green building and debt exclusion timing
Part 6 – Q and A; alternate fields and communication campaign

Part 8 – Q and A and closing

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The music for the intro and exit was provided by Michael Clark and the group "East of Shirley". The piece is titled "Ernesto, manana"  c. Michael Clark &Tintype Tunes, 2008 and used with their permission

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