The STREAM Building is here! After several years of planning and one year of construction, STREAM is open to students and faculty in September 2015.

STREAM begins a new chapter for SAAS. Access to seven science and robotics laboratories, three prep labs, and two floors of Learning Commons expands the possibilities for faculty creativity and student-initiated projects. STREAM’s informal and formal learning environments and flexible lab spaces will facilitate SAAS’ emphasis on problem-solving, innovation and student collaboration starting this Fall!

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NEW LABS

  • The STREAM Building creates seven new science labs that will house the following SAAS Science Programs:

Biology

Chemistry

Lab Science

Physics

Robotics

+ much more

  • The Building also includes three Lab Prep rooms

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TWO-FLOOR LEARNING COMMONS

  • Flexible space for student collaboration and study, as well as free-time and lunch
  • Connections and easy access to the Arts Center, Gym and the Gym parking garage

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ADDITIONAL STREAM SPACES

  • Faculty offices
  • Designated Leaner Support Classroom
  • Student and Faculty Meeting Spaces on Floors 3 and 4
  • 100+ additional large lockers for student use

SUSTAINABLE ASPECTS OF STREAM

The STREAM Building was designed to exceed LEED Gold standards. Sustainable aspects of the building include:

  • Solar Technology

Solar Panels fixed to the roof of the Arts Center and STREAM Building

  • Rain Water Collection

11,900-gallon cistern that collects rainwater from the roof to be reused for all of the building’s toilet flushing and landscape irrigation

    • Energy use is reduced through daylighting, passive cooling and a high-efficiency heating system that includes a radiant floor slab and hydronic ceiling system
    • Automated and manually operable window openings promote natural ventilation in the labs

“The student-teacher relationship has always been the key, and that is why we’re excited about the STREAM building- it’s going to open new doors for faculty to work with kids in ways that encourage growth, exploration and engagement.”

–Rob Phillips, Assistant Head of School