BCRA Design and Yelm Community Schools recently announced the finalization of Yelm Middle School’s education specifications, the document that will outline the needs of each classroom in the new school.
The school’s education specifications were delivered to the Yelm Community Schools Board of Directors during the June 25 meeting on Tuesday, and architect Heather Hocklander and project manager Kasey Wyatt spoke to board members about the finalization process and next steps.
Yelm Middle School Principal Scot Embrey said the specification process, while challenging, has been extremely rewarding for all parties involved.
“From the start we knew we’re not going to talk the same language,” said Embrey, who led focus and advisory groups throughout the process. “They’ve been really receptive to us trying to describe what