Thursday Jul 1, 2021

Scott Helms

Athletic Director at HUHS HUHS

HUHS outdoor athletic complex renovation

Scribe: Ron Schlitt Editor: Fred Wittenberger Introduced by: Scott Helms

Jeff Walters and Scott Helms presented a program on the facility updates being done at HUHS.  5.5 million dollars have been spent so far updating the following facilities.  There is no tax increase for district residents.

  • Updated the 50 year old science labs
  • Updated 2 original bathrooms
  • Old offices renovated into the new weight room and fitness center
  • Old cafeteria renovated into new district offices
  • Renovated the culinary arts lab
  • Drama Lecture Hall totally updated
  • The old fitness center renovated into a modern wrestling space that can also be used by the physical education department
  • The library is being renovated and adding 3 additional classrooms

In order to be competitive with other districts, approximately 12 million dollars is being proposed to upgrade the outdoor athletic facilities. 

  • Resurface the track and 8 tennis court complex
  • Add lights to the existing tennis court complex
  • Move the varsity football field behind the school with new lights, artificial turf and new home and visitor bleachers with new press boxes.
  • Add drain tile to the soccer fields behind the school
  • Convert Gib Mahr Field to a soccer only complex with artificial turf
  • Add 8 tennis courts on the corner of Monroe and Cedar Street.
  • Convert the Lincoln field softball complex into a dual purpose softball/baseball complex with artificial turf.

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