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Fox Chapel Area School District
611 Field Club Road / Pittsburgh, PA 15238 / 412.963.9600

Kerr Construction Updates

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Welcome to the Kerr Elementary School Construction Website! Here, the Fox Chapel Area School District will provide periodic updates on the progress of the building of the new Kerr Elementary School. The project has officially begun, and the majority of the construction will happen during the 2018-2019 school year. It is anticipated that the school will open in the fall of 2019.

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Kerr Elementary School Construction Cameras

Every 10 minutes, OxBlue Construction Cameras are capturing progress at the site of the new Kerr Elementary School. See for yourself here! ---> https://app.oxblue.com/open/FoxChapelASD/Kerr

Latest Magazine Article on Kerr Construction

Click below to see an article on the Kerr Elementary construction from the district's summer 2018 IN Fox Chapel Area Magazine.

Kerr Construction Presentation

Please click below to download a pdf of the presentation from the March 20, 2018, community meeting.

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Kerr Construction Timeline

Please click below to see the Kerr construction timeline. (Updated March 20, 2018)

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Kerr Site Plan

Click below to see the latest Kerr site plan. (Updated March 20, 2018)

Kerr Landscape Plan

Click below to see the Kerr landscape plan. (Updated March 20, 2018)

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Proposed Playground

Click below to see three views of the proposed playground plan for Kerr Elementary School.

Top View: 

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Public Information Meetings

The Fox Chapel Area School District has held four public information sessions (April 25, 2017; June 14, 2017; August 24, 2017; and March 20, 2018) on the Kerr Elementary School project to inform school neighbors and other interested residents on the construction details. All of these meetings have enabled the district administration, the project architects, and the construction managers to hear from residents and to take into consideration their comments and suggestions.

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Meet a Member of the Team

Canzian/Johnston & Associates are serving as the project architects. Click below to read a bio on Dan Macek, project architect.

Meet Another Member of the Team

Thomas & Williamson are serving as the project managers. Click below to meet Jon Thomas, a co-founder and president of Thomas & Williamson.

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Kerr Act 34 Hearing – December 11, 2017

The Fox Chapel Area School District administration hosted an Act 34 Hearing on the new Kerr Elementary School project. The meeting was held December 11, 2017, at 7 p.m. at Fox Chapel Area High School in the large group instruction room. The hearing included discussion from the district’s solicitor, the construction manager, architect, and financial consultant.

Click the link below to download a written copy of the Kerr Elementary School Act 34 Hearing presentation.

Kerr Act 34 Booklet

Click the link below to learn more about the Kerr Elementary School construction project and Act 34 Hearing that took place on December 11, 2017.