Innovative Safety and Security Strategies at Newton Middle School
Learn more about the innovative approach to safety and security at Newton Middle School in the Ed Market Essentials Winter issue. For this new school, the design team worked closely with Littleton Public Schools to create a security approach that balances best practices in safety and security with open and flexible 21st Century educational environments. The carefully designed layers of security start at the building entry and continue layer by layer into the interior spaces, creating a warm and inviting space that supports collaboration and creativity while keeping students and staff safe.
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Newton Middle School Featured in International CPTED Association Newsletter
Newton Middle School has gone international! Featured in the latest International CPTED Association newsletter, the design solution for Littleton Public Schools Newton Middle School utilizes flexible 21st Century educational environments and best practices in school safety and security. With carefully designed layers of security that start when a visitor, staff, or student enters the school property and continues layer by layer into the interior spaces, the design creates safe, positive spaces that promote a feeling of belonging and support collaboration, creativity, and critical thinking.
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A4LE Rocky Mountain Chapter Facility Tour: Newton Middle School
The Association for Learning Environments Rocky Mountain Chapter is hosting a tour through the RTA-designed Newton Middle School for Littleton Public Schools. Join architects and educational facility planners from across the region Friday, March 4th from 2-4pm for an inside look at this beautiful facility. Click here to register for this event.
Newton Middle School Featured in Education Snapshots
Thanks to Education Snapshots for featuring the new Newton Middle School. Explore this incredible facility for Littleton Public Schools to see its amazing athletic facilities, outdoor amphitheater, STEAM space, and 21st Century learning environments. Read the article here!
Newton Middle School Awarded Outstanding Middle School Design by American School & University
Thank you to American School & University for awarding Newton Middle School with Outstanding Middle School Design! Thank you also to Jacobs and Littleton Public Schools for the partnership that resulted in this incredible facility. Check out the article here!
A4LE Facility Tour: Newton Middle School
It was a pleasure partnering with Littleton Public Schools and Jacobs to tour other architects and educational facility planners from across the country through the newly constructed Newton Middle School! Newton was selected as a tour destination during this year’s Association for Learning Environments (A4LE) LearningSCAPES Conference, and we were so happy to see teachers, staff, and students using the new facility to its full potential!
Newton Middle School Celebrates Grand Opening
What better than a beautiful Friday evening for the ribbon cutting and grand-opening ceremony for the new middle school facility for Littleton Public Schools. The 160,000-sf replacement for Newton Middle School was part of the 2018 Bond program. Designed with student centric learning in mind, this school features classroom pods with flex breakout spaces, a learning stair, maker spaces, a cafetorium, outdoor learning spaces, and professional development spaces for LPS teachers. The design also includes space for the District’s NOVA and BEST programs which serve K-12 students with special social and emotional needs and students with autism. Read more about this great project here.
Newton Middle School Ground Breaking
While we weren’t able to celebrate the groundbreaking of the new Newton Middle School in person, we’re certainly sending out lots of virtual cheers! Congratulations to Littleton Public Schools on this important milestone!
Newton Middle School Fly Through
Take a look inside the design of the new Newton Middle School for Littleton Public Schools! This new school – funded by the District’s 2018 bond and scheduled to open in 2021 - features classroom pods with flex breakout spaces, a learning stair, maker spaces, a cafetorium, outdoor learning spaces, and professional development spaces for LPS teachers. The design also includes space for the District’s NOVA and BEST programs which serve K-12 students with special social and emotional needs and students with autism. Read more about this incredible project here.