ISD #97 Moose Lake Community School ~ K-12 School

Moose Lake, Minnesota

Project Description

Moose Lake Community Schools, ARI and Boldt worked closely together to support efforts to pass a referendum for a new 137,000 square foot K-12 school. Referendum efforts included budgeting, creating fact sheets for the community and information videos posted to the school’s website. During the design phase, Boldt facilitated the project team meetings and led multiple pull-scheduling sessions to identify critical tasks and ensure tight coordination. 

Project Highlights

  • New facility to replace aging, flood damaged building on a limited site.

  • Provides for Head Start through high school grade levels.

  • Includes 450 seat SOTA auditorium complex that includes green scene lab.

  • Day lit commons and gyms for health and energy efficiency.

  • Two gyms – competition gym to seat up to 800 or allow for two basketball games to be played simultaneously.

  • New, larger site with easy access, good visibility and room for growth.

  • Secure, efficient main entrance with good visual supervision of interior and exterior of building.

  • Separate bus and auto lanes for best site safety and ample, convenient parking for all events, staff and students.

  • Academic commons areas with library services.

  • Fitness center with public availability.

  • Nature teaching areas – forested, grasslands and wetlands.

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Architectural Resources Inc.

Boldt's Role

Construction Manager

Key Points

  • A team approach to budgeting with the architect and the school’s building committee played a key role in balancing the needs, wants and budget.