The Orange High School Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Center is one of the first new buildings on the campus in over 50 years! This project was originally part of district-wide planning guidelines that Lionakis developed for the District’s high schools. Part of those planning guidelines included prototypes for each of the laboratories. The new, two-story building, completed in the fall of 2020, now provides 21st-century learning environments for the sciences.
The building includes 12 laboratories for all the school’s science programs, with each accommodating up to 40 students. Each of the laboratories contains flexible furniture which can easily be reorganized to suit lectures, laboratories or group work. The classrooms also contain water, gas and cameras which are capable of broadcasting teacher demonstrations to monitors placed throughout the room.