Latest Developments

Recent Updates

List of 18 news stories.

  • Modernizing McDermott-Green

    While students get to work in the Winn Science Center, crews continue their work bringing the McDermott-Green Physical Science Center into the 21st-century.
  • Students Get to Work

    Now that the dust has settled and the doors are open, students and teachers have begun working in the new Winn Science Center.
  • The Winn Family leads the ribbon-cutting.

    Winn Science Center Opens

    Hundreds of students, faculty, parents, alumni, Trustees, and friends gathered for a ribbon-cutting ceremony to open the Winn Science Center.
  • The Science Lecture Hall is now lit and ready for the installation of its 230 seats.

    Winn Nears Completion

    With its grand opening just weeks away, the Winn Science Center is nearly complete.
  • The newly-installed copper roof panels and dome have begun to patinate, naturally changing color to match the other roofs across campus.

    Learning Spaces Take Shape

    As the exterior nears completion, crews have begun turning the interior rooms into learning spaces.
  • Stone lettering is installed around the rotunda.

    A Busy Summer

    When Marksmen return to campus this month, the exterior of the Winn Science Center will look nearly completed.
  • Taking Shape

    Visitors touring the Winn Science Center are seeing a clearer picture of the finished building.
  • Brick by Brick

    With the structure in place, bricklayers and carpenters are beginning their work.
  • Filling in the Frame

    Crews are hard at work on the next stage of construction.
  • Topping Off Ceremony Marks Milestone

    The final piece of the Winn Science Center's steel frame is lifted into place.
  • Steel Installation Begins

    The first beams of steel are delivered and installed.
  • November 10, 2017

    Foundation Completed

    Construction crews complete the concrete slab upon which the Winn Science Center will be built. 
  • New Playground Installed

    As school resumed in August 2017, Marksmen found a new playground in the Lower School. 
  • Planetarium and Observatory Removed

    Over the summer, crews removed the C-Wing, including the planetarium and observatory dome.
  • Playground Removed & Donated

    The old Lower School playground is packed up and donated to a school in the Dominican Republic.
  • Iconic Periodic Table Removed

    Crews carefully remove the iconic Periodic Table for relocation to the new building. 
  • Groundbreaking Ceremony Held

    More than 150 community members gather for the groundbreaking of the Science Center Project.
  • The McDermott-Green Math-Science Quadgrangle before construction.

    Project Fully Funded

    The School secures the full $40 million needed to fund the Science Center Project. 


Winn Science Center Construction Time Lapse

Project Timeline

April 2017
Construction Approved

May 2017
Groundbreaking Ceremony

June 2017
Construction Commences

November 2017
Foundation Completion

December 2017
First Steel in Place

January 2018
Structure Top-Out

March 2018
The completion of the dome

May 2018
Building Dry-In

June 2018
Full Enclosure & Permanent Power in Winn Science Center

December 2018
Winn Science Center Completion

January 2019
Winn Science Center Opens
McDermott-Green Science Center Renovation Begins

August 2019
McDermott-Green Science Center Renovation Completion