Since the late 1990s, Wight has been working with Valley View CUSD 365U as the District Architect and Integrated Services Provider on a wide range of projects. Valley View has 21 schools across the District serving over 18,000 students. The work has spanned over eight years and two successful referendums votes. Total capital costs have exceeded over $275M on the 21 school sites.
Project highlights include:
Three new elementary schools and one new middle school
New high school that became the first LEED Certified school in the state
Additions to four elementary schools
One major high school addition/renovation
18-month addition/renovation program that included eight elementary schools and three middle schools
New Transportation Center and Maintenance Facility
Renovations of District Administration Center
Major facility conversions including high school to middle school
In 2004, Bolingbrook High School became the first LEED-certified school in the state of Illinois.