Major Capital Projects: Completed and In-progress
Weight Room Renovation (Completed Summer 2022)
As the needs of the Salesian High School athletic program and student-athletes continue to grow, the school embarked on a weight room renovation project in 2022. Weights and fitness equipment with the school's branding was purchased and wall wraps were installed featuring current students and recent alumni. All students enrolled at Salesian have access to the weight room, and it is an added perk for all employees at Salesian. The project was funded through the generosity of athletic boosters, coaches, parents, and students.
Faculty Lounge (Completed Fall 2021)
The updated faculty lounge was a supplemental aspect to the Innovation Center project. The new location of the faculty lounge is in its original location from decades ago. This project was funded through the generosity of Shea Family Charities, the John and Cynthia Lee Smet Foundation, and school donors.
Innovation Center (Completed Fall 2021)
The Salesian High School Innovation Center provides our students with the space to explore and present creative ideas to the larger community with an emphasis on enhancing presentation and public speaking skills. The Innovation Center doubled the school's collaborative space footprint on the main floor. The reconfiguration of school's faculty lounge and several storage spaces created a large enough area for the footprint of the Innovation Center. This project was funded through the generosity of Shea Family Charities, the John and Cynthia Lee Smet Foundation, and school donors.
Learning Commons (Completed Spring 2017)
The Learning Commons renovation project was completed in 2017 with the hope of addressing the increased technological and learning needs of current and future students. The school's Learning Commons is an area with increased access to technology and collaborative learning areas that facilitate the learning process for students with help from teachers and peers. Most recently, the Learning Commons is the home of the tutoring efforts for the school's Math Club and the school's expanding E-Sports program. The project was funded through the generosity of Shea Family Charities and school donors.
School Chapel (Completed Spring 2017)
The original chapel in the main quad of the school was relocated in the early 2000s during the construction of the new gymnasium and athletic stadium. Since then, the chapel was located on the 3rd floor of the main school building and open to only students and staff. In 2017, as a part of the Learning Commons renovation project, the school moved the chapel to the main floor to provide greater access to our spiritual space for the entire Salesian community. Mass is offered daily each morning and is open to all Salesian families. The project was funded through the generosity of the Dan Murphy Foundation, Shea Family Charities, and school donors.
Field Turf Replacement (Completed May 2016)
Following years of heavy use of the original turf field, Salesian High School embarked on a replacement turf field project in 2016. The old turf field was cut into smaller pieces and recycled for use on smaller field projects throughout the city. Problematic areas were leveled and drainage issues were resolved prior to the installation of the new turf. The project was funded through the generosity of Shea Family Charities, alumni, and parent donors.
IN PROGRESS / UPCOMING
Once a Mustang Monument (early 2023)
Installation of the Mustang Monument project is scheduled for early 2023.
Athletic Training Center (2023)
The opening of the athletic training facility will take place in 2023.
Gymnasium Air Conditioning (TBD)
Air conditioning for the gymnasium is a priority that will be fulfilled as donations are received.