District Construction Info

EVENT TIMELINES on PK-8 Construction


December 2017

Construction priorities moves to building interior; windows and doors sealed; interior of building heated so interior work can begin.

Jan-July 2018

Interior installation begins: flooring, ceilings, drywall, lighting, and classroom cabinetry installations; as well as painting, playground installation, landscaping and seeding

April/May 2018

                Softball and baseball fields completed

May 3, 2018

                Public Tour of PK-8 School Building 4:00-7:00 P.M. (view progress since Oct. Tours)

May 31, 2018

  • Open House-School Tours of Central Elementary /Champion Middle School 3:30 to 6:00P.M. 
  • Farewell Ceremony for Central Elementary/ Champion Middle School at 6:00 – 7:15  on Central’s   front lawn

June 2018

  • Asphalting of PK-8 parking lots/driveways AND  tear out and installation of new asphalt driveways and parking lots for CHS campus
  • Removal of Central Elementary cap stones -to be re- installed in new PK-8 building
  • Teacher materials removed from Central/CMS into storage –held until moved into PK-8 building.
  • Auctioning of Central/ Middle School  Items-advertised to community
  • Abatement of Central /Middle School

August 2018

  • Dedication Ceremony of New PK-8 –6:00 P.M. Program followed by OPEN HOUSE TOUR of new PK-8 Building

September 2018

Demolition of Central and CMS-grading of the sites and seeding

Students Learn from Architect and Builder

Over the next three months, Champion students will have many opportunities to
learn about architectural and construction design. Brett Hendricks, AIA and
President of BSHM Architects, Inc. and Bill Schurman, P.E. and Partner of
Hammond Construction, will be working directly with Champion Central
Elementary School and Champion Middle School students as well as selected High
School students on a variety of design and construction projects.

Bill Schurman

Bill Schurman, P.E. Partner of Hammond Construction, shown at the PK-8 groundbreaking
ceremony with Champion Middle School Principal Heather Campbell.


CES students sharing knowledge of new Champion PK-8 School building blueprint 

Click here for video.

Champion New PK-8 School Complex Tour
October 5, 2017
Click HERE for Tribune Chronicle Article


Trib Today features Family Chromebook Night
Septmeber 29, 2017
Click HERE for Tribune Chronicle article


PK-8 Guided Tour Announcement

Guided Tour



Farewell to CES and CMS
Click HERE for info


Champion Students sign Construction Beam for New PK-8 School 
August 28, 2017

Click HERE for Tribune Chronicle article


Construction Under Way for PK-8 New School Complex
June 18, 2017

Click HERE for Tribune Chronicle article


February 9, 2017
Click HERE for Tribune Chronicle article
Click HERE for WFMJ.com story

Champion Schools 2018 New PreK-8 window clings are here.
Available in each school office.  Get yours!




Champion Breaks Ground
Click HERE for Tribune Article Sept. 13, 2016

Champion School Complex Introduced
Click HERE for Tribune Article August 23, 2016

Champion reveals plans for new $31 million school building
Click HERE for video courtesy of WFMJ.com  August 22, 2016

Timeline Set for Champion School Construction
 Click on link below:

   Tribune Article August 6, 2016

The Driveway to Success - August 5, 2016

"Fast and careful" describes the equipment workers finishing new driveway work at the HS in preparation for the new PK-8 grade building project.

CHS driveway gets relocated in preparation for PK-8 ConstructionAugust 1, 2016

The High School’s south driveway will be removed to accommodate portions of the PK-8 construction.  A turn driveway is being constructed on the east side of the HS to accommodate the bus traffic that will no longer have access to the HS south driveway.  The south drive to the field house is also be rerouted.  The new roadways will initially be graveled and  operating with the start of the school year. For more information contact the Superintendent’s Office at 330-847-2338.  

Work on $31 million Site set to Begin in Summer
Tribune Article May 17, 2016

The Champion BOE buys land for new school
Tribune Article April 19, 2016:  https://goo.gl/LXSBRo

Champion Awards School Complex Contract
Tribune Article March 31, 2016

The Board Chooses Construction Firm for the new PK-8 school.  
Hammond Presentation on Facebook 
Website:    Hammond Construction  

Warner Concepts and BSHM Meet with School Staff

Chuck Warner with Warner Concepts and BSHM, meet with Central Elementary and Middle School staff members for their input into the design of a 21st century school design. BSHM is the Board's selected architect firm for the design of the new PK-8. 


>Selection of Architectural Firm

>Flexible Learning Presentation by Jessica Hrubik

>Land Sale OK'd to Champion Schools

>CLS Community Survey

>Minutes of State of Schools

Champion Local Schools
5976 Mahoning Ave. NW Suite B
Warren, OH 44483