KCBA Staff Tour New Colonial Middle School
KCBA staff members from both offices met for lunch and to tour the currently under construction new Colonial Middle School in Plymouth Meeting, PA on July 13th. Led by Project Manager Jim Keiffer, the
This project entails the construction of a new elementary school to replace an existing school on the same campus. Located in a dense residential neighborhood, the configuration of the revamped campus is in part being shaped by relationships to neighboring houses and heavy community use of the fields and site amenities. The site is also heavily sloped resulting in a building organization that features on-grade access at the first and second floors.
The new 700-student school will serve K-5 students and feature a full gamut of educational and community spaces including a central learning circle to support break-out activities, dedicated life skills suite, a flexible stage arranged to serve both the gym and cafeteria, and an outdoor learning area.