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Mount Si High School

Snoqualmie Valley School District

Snoqualmie, Washington

Architectural Record takes a look at three schools that address multiple aspects of safety and security, and illustrate how big of a difference design can make to for the protection and wellbeing of students. NAC Architecture's 350,000- square-foot Mount Si High School Replacement, in Snoqualmie, Washington, was featured in "Continuing Education: School Security and Safety." As one of the largest high schools in the State of Washington and located in a long, narrow river valley prone to earthquakes and floods, Mount Si is designed with security and safety in mind. Read the article to learn the design strategies applied to prevent natural disasters, visits from strangers, and student conflict.