Location: 2726 Kennedy Drive
Grades Served: PK-6
History: On November 7, 1966, the Board of Education accepted the administrative recommendation to name the new elementary school, the third to be located on federal property in the Capehart Housing Area, LeMay Elementary School. It was named for General Curtis E. LeMay, who served the Bellevue/Offutt Community as commander of the Strategic Air Command, an organization he built into a powerful force that fulfilled the motto – “Peace Is Our Profession.” After leaving Offutt in July 1957, LeMay went on to serve as Vice Chief of Staff and Chief of Staff of the United States Air Force and later became a nominee for Vice President of the United States.
School Mascot: LeMay Owls
School Colors: Purple and Gold
School Purpose: LeMay is a school that works in partnership with parents and the community to educate the whole child in a positive learning culture. Students use their diverse educational experiences to become life-long, collaborative learners. Staff ensures that each student reaches his or her highest level of success in order to become intellectually curious members of a global society. We adhere to high expectations, accountability, and responsibility in commitment to being an exemplary school.
Principal: Mr. Andy Miller
- Replace/Repair Old Roofing
- Upgrades to HVAC System
- Upgrades to Staff and Student Technology
- Upgrades for Safety and Security
Phase 1 – Project bids received
Anticipated school board approval
Start of building improvement work
Anticipated substantial completion of work
Last Update: March 24, 2017
July 31st, 2017 – LeMay Elementary
The planned work at LeMay Elementary for the life safety and HVAC renovation work is wrapping up this week with the installation of the classroom heating/cooling units in the west wing of the building. The new chiller unit installed at the building is scheduled to go on-line on August 1st with all finish work revolving around the mechanical installation being wrapped up by August 4th. The new fire sprinkler, intercom and wireless technology upgrade work is also nearly complete and will also be fully operational by the start of school on August 10th.
July 7th, 2017 – LeMay Elementary
The planned work at LeMay Elementary for the life safety and HVAC renovation work is ongoing with the installation of the chiller unit and ongoing work within the mechanical room. The new unit ventilators for the classroom areas are scheduled for mid-July delivery and work is on schedule for the completion of work by the start of the upcoming school year. The new fire sprinkler, intercom and wireless technology upgrade work is also nearly complete and is running parallel to the completion to the mechanical work.
June 13, 2017 – LeMay Elementary
Work is full swing for the work scheduled for the renovation work included in the life safety /mechanical update project that is occurring at LeMay. Demolition work is ongoing on various mechanical and building components to prepare for new planned work. New fire sprinkler mains are being run through the building in addition to wireless network wiring. The new chiller has arrived at the site and connections to the main building system will be occurring over the next month. The new fire service water main is also being laid into the building for the new fire sprinkler system. New LED lighting in the gym has been completed and new LED security lighting around the perimeter of the building is ongoing. Work on this project is on schedule for substantial completion the first week of August. Look for further updates as work progresses through the summer months.
May 26, 2017 – Bertha Barber | LeMay | Twin Ridge
With the end of the 2016-2017 school year, contractors are starting to gear up for the start of renovation work for the life safety /mechanical update projects that are occurring at these schools. Work on these projects will begin in full on May 30th. Look for further updates as work progresses through the summer months. Work on all of these projects are scheduled to be completed by August 4th, 2017.
April 12, 2017 – LeMay
On April 3rd, 2017, the Bellevue School Board approved bids for the Life Safety and Mechanical Upgrades project scheduled for construction this coming summer. TIJ Construction, Inc. will be the general contractor on the project. Some minor miscellaneous work will begin in and around the facility in late April/early May but will not affect ongoing school activities. The major components of work will begin on May 25th, 2017 and with an anticipated substantial completion on or around August 4th, 2017.
Check back for updates as they become available.