Education Groundbreaking Up Front

Kaestle Boos Breaks Ground on Middle School

R.I. Gov. Gina Raimondo and State Treasurer Seth Magaziner (center) breaking ground with members of the Barrington School Committee.

Barrington, RI – Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo recently joined Kaestle Boos Associates Inc. in a ground-breaking event for the new Barrington Middle School.

Rhode Island Treasurer Seth Magaziner, State Representatives Jason Knight and Joy Hearn, along with State Senator Cynthia Armour were also in attendance.

The project team for the project included Kaestle Boos Associates Inc., architects; Brait Builders, general contractor; Peregrine Group, owners project manager; and Compass Group Architecture, owners project management.

Barrington Middle School is a new 21st-century learning environment for grades six through eight. Classrooms will have a movable partition to create a collaborative learning space with larger breakout spaces located on each floor for group learning and presentations.

Additional features include a 400-seat auditorium, gymnasium, learning commons/media center with maker spaces, and a classroom.