MEASURE E creates local funding to improve Wasco High School by upgrading facilities, including a new gymnasium and swimming pool; additionally, funds will be used for repairing, constructing, reconstructing and equipping educational facilities to better serve students and the community.
MEASURE E provides up to $40.5 million from local general obligation bonds to complete much needed upgrades at Wasco High School and will also give Wasco Union High School District the ability to receive additional State facility matching funds.
Proposed Project List
Gymnasium - A 2,000+ capacity gymnasium near the corner of 5th and Poplar will add an updated facility capable of supporting Physical Education (PE) and athletics for the current and future student enrollment. The existing gym would continue serving students for PE and athletics as well.
Estimated Cost: $25 million
Aquatic Complex - A 35 - 40 meter X 25 yard 10 - 12 lane swimming pool will provide aquatic activities for PE classes, competitive swimming / diving, and water polo. Additionally, the Aquatic Complex would be available for community use through a district facility request, such as: Swim Lessons, Rec Swim Club, and Lap Swimming.
Estimated Cost: $10 million
Modernization - Continued modernization is needed to support the current and future student enrollment. Additional modernization and renovation projects may include: Central Corridor Walkway, Bus Garage, Buildings 300 (language arts) and 400 (industrial arts).
Estimated Cost: $5 million+