Field Update: August 19, 2016

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The construction of the new turf field at Somerset Elementary is currently underway. It has been a busy couple of days, and the following milestones have been reached: – Stone bed top dressed and ready for fabric; – Fencing complete and field secure; – Soft play areas top dressed and ready for use; and – Limits of Disturbance stabilized and mulched. The fabric delivery and installation is expected to start next week. If all goes smoothly over the next few weeks, the field should be ready for use when the kids return from the Labor Day holiday on September 6th.   Ground cover and tree planting will follow later during more optimal planting conditions in late October/early November. For more information on the general construction process, you can visit the Fieldturf website: We will continue to post weekly updates during the construction phase of the field here. Previous updates appear under the “News and Recent Grants” tab. If all goes according to schedule, the construction will only impact the first week of school, as follows: Student Drop Off & Pick Up will be in the front of the school ONLY. Instead of lining up in the back in the morning, […]

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Somerset Elementary School

Somerset Elementary School

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