Beaumont School hosts grand opening for $9.5 million building investment

Beaumont School hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony for its new building addition on Monday, January 5. The school broke ground on the $9.5 million investment in September 2013. The addition is an extension of the original school building on North Park Boulevard, and is 25,000 square feet and two stories. The LEED certified building includes a new school main entrance, administrative offices, a student commons, guidance offices and classroom, and eight STEM classrooms connected by four lab prep rooms.

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  • Ribbon cutting ceremony of the new addition on January 5. Performing the ceremony are Sister Susan Durkin, OSU, president of the Ursuline Sisters; Mary Whelan, Beaumont principal; Mary Jo Toumert ’75, chair of the Board of Directors; and Sister Gretchen Rodenfels, OSU ’65, Beaumont president. 

  • The Student Commons, where students can study and gather for group work before and after school, and during free periods. 

  • One of eight STEM classrooms in the building addition. These classrooms can be used in either a lab or lecture format, and will be utilized for earth science, biology, chemistry, physics, and pre-engineering classes.

  • Pairs of classrooms are linked by a common lab prep room, where teachers can prepare class materials. 

  • The guidance suite will be used for group guidance gatherings and college research.

  • The guidance classroom is adjacent to guidance suite and will be used for group guidance, college visits, and testing. 

  • The rear exterior of the building, with a patio off the student commons.

  • The front of the building, which also serves as a new main entrance to the school.

  • The staircase connecting the addition to the original school building.

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