Proposed Project Overview

Nicolet Union High School District residents will have the opportunity to vote on one referendum question that requests permission for the district to borrow funds (issue debt) in an amount not-to-exceed $77,400,000 to address three key areas of facility needs including: safety, security, and accessibility; building conditions and systems; and learning environments, physical education, and outdoor athletic areas.

Specific and prioritized projects within each major category include:

  • Addressing Safety, Security, and Accessibility

    • Create a new secure main entrance with improved and controlled visitor access

    • Relocate District and Community Recreation Department offices for improved community access

    • Update restrooms, locker rooms, doors, and elevator to provide Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) access throughout the building 

  • Updating Building Conditions and Systems 

    • Replace major building systems such as heating, ventilation (air quality), and cooling, electrical and lighting, plumbing and sanitary pipes, fire alarms and sprinklers 

    • Replace roofing

    • Replace/and/or update ceilings, flooring, lockers

    • Remove lead and asbestos materials 

  • Improving Learning Environments, Physical Education, and Athletic Spaces

    • Renovate and reconfigure science classrooms and labs

    • Renovate and relocate classrooms to improve collaboration between Engineering & Design, Family & Consumer Education (FCE), Business, and Visuals Arts

    • Renovate and relocate classrooms to better support future courses and career opportunities, including culinary, finance, construction trades, video, and health/wellness

    • Build fabrication and technology labs for woods, metals, autos, and robotics

    • Build a band room and performing arts support rooms (e.g., set design, recording, and rehearsal) 

    • Expand physical education/wellness areas and renovate the locker, weight, and fitness rooms

    • Renovate to create small and large groups breakout & collaboration areas

    • Lightly renovate other classrooms and learning spaces, which may include paint, flooring, ceilings, and furniture updates

    • Build a multi-purpose stadium with a synthetic turf field, track, restrooms, concession stand, and seating for 2,500

    • Build 9 new tennis courts 

    • Build a multi-purpose synthetic turf practice field for soccer, lacrosse, and physical education

    • Build discus and shot put areas and reconfigure grass practice fields 

Additional details on the proposed project, including preliminary site and floor plans, will soon be available. Voters will receive more information in the regular district newsletter, the district website, and special mailings sent to all district residents.

Proposed Plan