August 3, 2018

    Peshastin Dryden Elementary School modernization project has begun in Peshastin. Lydig Construction (out of Spokane) was awarded the construction bid on Feb 27, 2018 and demolition/construction is well underway.

    This modernization project adds approximately 5,500 s.f. to the existing building, new heating, ventilation and air condition system(s), modern safety and security features (same as the new buildings), improved traffic flow for drop off and pick up, parking lot improvements, and state of the art educational classroom technology (present in all classrooms district wide). Completion is scheduled for June 2019.

    Peshastin-Dryden Elementary Update (June 15, 2018) 
    Lydig Construction, Inc was awarded the bid on the Peshastin-Dryden Elementary modernization project.  There were three bids opened on February 27th and Lydig Construction came in with best bid that also fell within the $10.6 million budget for the PD project. Construction begins this summer.  

    The Peshastin-Dryden Elementary staff and classrooms move to the Osborn building (for the 2018-19 school year) has been completed.  Next phase is the settling in phase of classroom setup, technology, phones, etc.  Once PD modernization is completed (estimated June 2019), the staff and students will move back in the fall of 2019.

    February 27, 2018

    Bids opened for contractor.  Three bids are received and Lydig Construction, Inc came in within budget and lowest.  Contract approved and awarded by school board of directors on March 7, 2018.  

    Summer 2018
    Once school is out on June 14, 2018, the staff and classrooms will move to the Osborn building for the 2018-2019 school year.  Construction will then begin at Peshastin Dryden Elementary School.

    This modernization project is expected to be completed by summer 2019 in time for move in and the start of school 2019-2020.