(Appleton, Wis.) – Hoffman Planning, Design & Construction, Inc. recently put the finishing touches on facility projects for three school districts stretching across Wisconsin. The projects followed successful referendums in the Manawa, Mondovi, and Wittenberg-Birnamwood school districts.
“We are extremely excited for and thankful to each of these districts,” said Jody Andres, Hoffman’s K-12 Market Leader. “Their faith in Hoffman and commitment to improved learning opportunities were the foundation for some fantastic facility projects that will benefit their students, staff, and community for the foreseeable future.”
At the School District of Manawa, Hoffman started with a comprehensive District-wide facilities feasibility study. The $12 million project included a new parking lot and bus turnaround at the elementary school, along with classroom remodeling, playground renovation, and upgrades to the mechanical system. In addition, a true middle school was created at Little Wolf High School / Manawa Middle School (formerly Little Wolf Jr./Sr. High School) along with a new administration area and a new fitness center.
For the Wittenberg-Birnamwood School District, Hoffman provided full planning, design, and construction management services for the $13.1 million referendum building projects that were approved by voters in 2018. The recently completed work included renovations to the elementary and middle schools in Birnamwood and Wittenberg as well as the Wittenberg-Birnamwood High School. The additions and renovations focused on classroom, security, and building system upgrades, as well as enhancements to the educational and collaborative spaces and the high school fitness center. A new state-of-the-art agriculture education building was constructed at the high school.
Residents in the School District of Mondovi in western Wisconsin passed an $18 million referendum in fall 2018. Hoffman provided design and construction services for the renovation and expansion project that included building system renovations, safety and security improvements, upgrades in the District’s 21st century learning program and STEAM rooms, reinvention and expansion of the tech ed space, and relocation and new art spaces.
Over the last 30+ years Hoffman has partnered with 70 public school districts and private and charter schools in Wisconsin and beyond. These collaborations have focused on incorporating flexibility, technology, daylighting, indoor air quality, building security, and more to create enhanced learning environments and activity spaces for students and community members.