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Gracemont Alumni Hall Renovation Project

In May 2022, The Bush School started a renovation project on Gracemont Alumni Hall. The following page is a resource for neighbors to find key information and updates about this project. The Bush School will be sending out a monthly newsletter about this project. Please send your email to neighbors@bush.edu  if you could like to receive this newsletter or any other neighbor communications from The Bush School. 


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  • Rafn Company Project Team

    Steve Stroming: Project Executive
    Todd Morran: Superintendent
    Mario Cuadros: Project Engineer
    Keith Hasenoehrl: Foreman
  • Work Hours

    Monday - Friday: 7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
    Saturday & Holiday: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
    Sunday: No Work
  • Contact Numbers

    Rafn Construction Hotline - (425) 702-6600
    The construction hotline is for general inquiries and calls regarding construction during the work week.
    Rafn Emergency Hotline - (206) 510-2645
    The emergency hotline is for emergency calls regarding construction during or outside the work week. Todd Morran is Rafn’s Superintendent who supports the emergency hotline.
  • Construction Communication

    The Bush School is partnering with general contractor Rafn Company to complete the renovation of Gracemont. Rafn Company is a leading commercial general contractor in the sustainable building industry in the Puget Sound region.
  • Monthly Construction Newsletter

    Each month Rafn Company will be sending out a construction newsletter to neighbors of The Bush School the last week of each month. This newsletter will provide information on the project and updates for the coming month. If you are interested in signing up for the newsletter send your name and email to neighbors@bush.edu. 

    - August Construction Newsletter 
    - September Construction Newsletter
    - October Construction Newsletter
  • The Bush School Transportation Plan Annual Report - February 2022

    The Bush School’s Transportation Plan is a program to outline the steps the school will take to minimize impacts from faculty, staff, and student commutes to campus, to lessen congestion on City streets, and establish a program to encourage transit use, carpooling, biking, walking, etc. This annual report presents information about the status of the Transportation Plan (TP), including information about the school’s transportation coordinator and the results from the annual transportation survey for the 2021-22 academic year.

Neighbors Agreement

The Bush School and Neighbors of Bush Association (NOBA) entered into a neighborhood agreement in 2003 to provide a framework for clear and timely communications between The Bush School and neighbors to resolve effectively issues of mutual interest or concern to the school and its immediate neighbors. In 2011, First African Methodist Episcopal (FAME) Church became part of the Neighborhood Agreement when it purchased the old MLK Elementary School adjacent to The Bush School (MLK F.A.M.E. Community Center). The Agreement seeks to promote positive relations and a mutually beneficial relationship between the school, its neighbors, and to lessen, to the extent reasonably possible, the impacts resulting from the operation of a school in a residential neighborhood while giving the school the flexibility it needs to achieve its educational purposes.

Representatives of the school, NOBA, and MLK meet quarterly to share information, to discuss issues of mutual interest or concern, and to resolve issues that may arise from time to time. For more information, please contact Bush's Chief Finance and Operations Officer Rather Stanton, at (206) 326-7771 or at rather.stanton@bush.edu
The Bush School is an independent, coeducational day school located in Seattle, WA enrolling 715 students in grades K–12. The mission of The Bush School is to spark in students of diverse backgrounds and talents a passion for learning, accomplishment, and contribution to their communities.

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