OMMS students thank construction workers

OMMS students thank construction workers for new school
Posted on 11/19/2019
fci workers with students
Grand Junction, CO - Orchard Mesa Middle School students will have to wait until January to move into their new building. But they don't have to wait to thank those who made the new building possible. 

Representatives from the OMMS Student Council gathered outside the new building this morning, Nov. 19, to thank FCI Construction workers for their hard work by presenting them with homemade treats, thank you cards, and a thank you banner signed by students.

The banner will be located outside the fence in front of the new school for people to see as they drive by on Unaweep Avenue. Student council members also got students to sign a second banner thanking community members for their financial support. The new school is funded by a $13.9 million state grant and $26 million from the 2017 Bond Measure.

Orchard Mesa Middle School is so excited about their new school and learning opportunities. D51 and OMMS appreciate FCI and the community for their dedication and commitment to help our students reach their highest learning potential.

Here are a few photos take inside the new Orchard Mesa Middle School on Nov. 19, 2019.

staircase at new OMMS
Staircase at new OMMS.

media center at new OMMS
Media Center at new OMMS.

classroom at new omms
Classroom at new OMMS.

stair steps and seating at new omms
Stairs and collaborative space at new OMMS.

hexagon-shaped seating cubbies in the new omms media center
Cubby hole seating for working in new OMMS Media Center.

new music room at omms
Music room in the new OMMS.

stair step seating in the media center
Media Center seating at the new OMMS.

science lab in the new omms
Science lab at the new OMMS.

resource room and collaborative space seating at new omms
Resource Room and collaborative seating area at new OMMS.

classroom at new omms
Second floor classroom at new OMMS.

cafeteria at new omms
Kitchen and cafeteria in the new OMMS.

gym at new omms
New gym at OMMS.
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