On Sept. 27, 2014,Stantec invites the community to tour Richard J. Lee Elementary School, the first Net Zero elementary school in Texas. Lee Elementary School is a K-5 school serving suburban Coppell School District in Dallas. The building plan deviates from a traditional elementary school model to create small, multi-grade learning communities and centralized collaboration and presentation space in lieu of a traditional library. Flexible learning environments include an outdoor learning lab and outdoor classroom. The Green Apple Day of Service, an initiative from the Center for Green Schools at the U.S. Green Building Council, now in its second year, provides an opportunity for students, teachers, parents, organizations, and the public to learn about healthy, safe, cost-efficient and productive learning environments.
WHAT: Architect/Engineer-led building tours showcasing design and sustainable features. WHO:Open to Parents, Students, Local and Metroplex Community
WHERE: Richard J. Lee Elementary School, Coppell ISD 8808 Chaparral Waters Way, Dallas, Texas 75019*
*Location Note: the school address is not yet available on all mapping apps or GPS. Instead, search for Olympus Boulevard, Irving, TX or 25 Ranch Trail, Irving, TX. The school is located near the northwest corner of Ranch Trail & Olympus Boulevard.