• Q: How do you determine the list of projects?

  • Q: Why is there such a cost variation between the 3 elementary school projects?

  • Q: What happens to the extra money if a project comes in under budget?

  • Q: Why does a new playground cost so much? (The PTA replaced some much cheaper).

  • Q: Other local area bonds aren’t passing, how are you going to do things different?

  • Q: In existing buildings, how do current buildings stand up to current seismic codes?

  • Q: How will keyed entry work at Everett HS? Several community members are concerned with safety on campus.

  • Q: Can STEM students be involved with the design of the bond-sponsored projects?

  • Q: What are the plans for the E Building and cafeteria building at Everett High School?

  • Q: You do not have a vision of what this will look like once the bond passes – then who will decide and what does that process look like?

  • Q: Will there be less transfers once the three elementary schools are rebuilt?

  • Q: Is there going to be a voter’s pamphlet? Why do you have the bond election scheduled in August?

  • Q: If the bond passes, when will the projects start and when is estimated completion?

  • Q: When you add classrooms to elementary schools are you also adding capacity in the cafeteria and restrooms?

  • Q: When the playground is updated is there any chance it will be made larger? What happens with the newer equipment the PTA has purchased?

  • Q: As the district adds classrooms, is there an opportunity for the older portables to be updated?

  • Q: When the boundary changes go into effect, will Jackson get a tennis court back?

  • Q: How is Penny Creek going to house the students who move in when the apartments are finished across the street this fall?

  • Q: I heard a community-based Capital Bond Planning Committee made the recommendation about which projects should be included on the bond. Is this bond proposal based on the committee’s recommendation?

  • Q: Why isn’t a new high school included on this bond?

  • Q: What are STEM career pathway programs and why are they so important?

  • Q: How will students at one high school attend a STEM career pathway program at a different high school?

  • Q: Why isn’t a new elementary school included on this bond?

  • Q: Why are we replacing three elementary schools instead of modernizing them?

  • Q: Will elementary school boundary changes be necessary?

  • Q: Why isn’t a new middle school included on this bond?

  • Q: When will these bond projects be completed?

  • Q: Will my property taxes increase?

  • Q: How can a $317.4 million bond have such little impact to taxes?

  • Q: What is the difference between capital bonds and levies, and why are bonds so difficult to pass?