FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, December 08, 2017
CONTACT: Daisy Gonzalez-Diego
Miami-Dade County Public Schools
M-DCPS Hosts GOB Groundbreaking at Miami Palmetto Senior High
Schools Superintendent Alberto M. Carvalho, School Board Member Dr. Lawrence Feldman, Principal Victoria G. Dobbs, District administrators, school staff, and students gathered together this morning to officially kickoff the General Obligation Bond (GOB) Project at Miami Palmetto Senior High School.
This GOB investment of $44 million will provide 120,000 sq. feet of new construction, which includes a new classroom building anchoring the new entrance to the school; new administration and student services area; vocational labs for a variety of instructional activities such as web design, drafting and design, health science, and business technology education; a new arts wing to house 2-D and 3-D art and a photo studio lab; a new gymnastics space, dance room and a new vocal/ music room; a new black box theater lab with outdoor stage performances; and a new cafeteria building and interior and exterior dining.
Miami Palmetto Senior High School students join in the celebration.
The School Board commissioned Zyscovich Architects and MCM (Munilla Construction Management) LLC. The architect has committed to SBE/MBE sub-consultant participation goals of 25 percent and the contractor has committed to 30 percent SBE/MBE sub-contracting goals.
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PHOTO CAPTION: School Board Member Dr. Lawrence Feldman (left) and Schools Superintendent Alberto M. Carvalho and Principal Victoria G. Dobbs (center right) were accompanied at the groundbreaking by district adminstrators and school staff.