GREAT BUILDINGS START WITH A
STRONG FOUNDATION

Used Book Shop

EVERY BRICK HAS A STORY

RESERVE YOUR PLACE IN NOVI HISTORY

THIS EVENT IS CLOSED
THANK YOU FOR SUPPORTING

OVERVIEW

In a few simple steps you can preserve your memory at Novi High School.  We invite you to save your spot on one of two new benches being built around the newly designed entrances to the HS.

ORDER your BRICK TODAY as we are limited in NUMBERS, sizes, and time
2021-04-19_8-34-26.jpg

West side, Bus loop, Taft Rd entrance

Artists rendering of new west side entrance.  Busses enter from the right.  Bench located on right side of image.    Credit: TMP Architecture

Bench Example

Artists rendering of bench located on west side entrance plaza
Credit: TMP Architecture

Click any link in the menu to the right to learn about the project -- all the details, purchasing options, or additional views of the new entrances.  Or, if you are ready, scroll down slightly to go direct to purchasing.
 
Which we know you are...
CLICK A BRICK BELOW TO PLACE YOUR ORDER
COLOR CODING USED FOR ALL ITEMS
EAST SIDE, MAIN ENTRANCE, 10 MILE ROAD - NO IMAGE
EAST SIDE, MAIN ENTRANCE, 10 MILE ROAD - WITH IMAGE
 

We don’t have any products to show here right now.

PROJECT OVERVIEW

Novi High School is a building with a lot of character.  These new additions integrate the existing character of the building with a fresh new look for the main entrances.  The design intent of the new additions is to create safe and secure entry points, while providing a new home for the school administration.  Whether entering from the West (Bus Loop - Taft Rd) or the East (Main Entrance - 10 Mile Rd), both secure entries will allow students, faculty, parents, and visitors to enter at either location. 

 

Both additions are composed of two new dynamic canopies, that express their unique triangular grid structure from the underside.  These triangular design elements are also integrated throughout the interior.  On the site, each addition will consist of a new decorative “donor” bench.  These benches are an abstraction of the triangular canopy skylights and will be the new home for all the existing engraved pavers, which are currently found on the ground of the East entrance.  

 

Another exciting feature of the project is the renovation of the northwest stairwell.  Partial glass walls will be added to allow for natural daylight and create a visual connection to the outside.  All these additions bring a cohesive and unique upgrade to the high school, that will improve the building’s daily operations as well as enhancing the overall learning environment and well-being.

The construction of these new entryways is made possible from the positive support of the Novi community in a 2019 bond proposal and vote that took place in the general election. 

The building construction on the west side has started, with the east side to commence in the coming months.  The office and new entryways are planned to be completed by end of summer break.  The west bench is planned to be completed around the time school starts with the east bench being finished before the end of the year.

You may have students that are currently attending, yet to attend, or graduated from Novi High School.  Or maybe you may want to show your continued support of our community and schools through your personal or business acknowledgement.

This is a great opportunity to honor your Wildcat, celebrate an achievement, advertise your business, or preserve the memory of a loved one. Imagine the pride you will feel when you visit the bench and see your special message beautifully engraved on a brick!

Net proceeds from the brick sales will be used toward the Novi Educational Foundation's programs that support developing all our students’ social, emotional, and mental health skills. 

 
Top Down Rendering

Artists rendering of site plan with new HS entrances and bench locations.
Credit: TMP Architecture

 
TIMING

We hope you will join us and filling up these two benches.  The bricks will be sold separately based on planned construction dates.  The first bench (west side) had a larger number of bricks available and closed in July.  The second bench (east side) has a much smaller number of available bricks and is now available.  Our goal is to fill these benches up with your memories.  We need you to accomplish this task.

WE NEED YOU TO FILL THE BENCHES WITH MEMORIES

PASSIONATE, EMPOWERED, PREPARED

Each wall of the three-sided bench will be engraved with one of three words which reflect the NCSDs Vision for "Students who are passionate, empowered, and prepared for their world and their future."  This also reflects the District's Mission to "Provide impactful opportunities for all to cultivate lifelong learning."

You will be able to find your brick on one of these sides after the construction is complete.  Order today as quantities, sizes, and time are limited.

Bench Rendering

Artists rendering of three sided bench with vision words
Credit: TMP Architecture

 
Bench Close Up

Artists rendering of bench close up with engraved bricks
Credit: TMP Architecture

BRICK SPECS

Bricks come in two sizes: 4 inches by 8 inches (4x8), and 8 inches by 8 inches (8x8).  Each brick can be personalized with a message.  You also have an option to add an image on your brick from our selected gallery for an additional charge.  Adding an image alters the number of available characters.  Below are the specifications for each brick.

Text will be engraved in all CAPS

Text will be centered in each brick

Character count includes all letters, spaces, punctuation, etc.

Engraved letters are approx. 0.5 inches tall

Images are approx 2.5-3.0 inches tall

NO IMAGE:

4x8: Three (3) lines of text. 20 characters per line

8x8: Six (6) lines of text. 20 characters per line

WITH IMAGE: 

4x8: Three (3) lines of text. 14 characters per line.  Image is placed on the left side of the brick.

8x8: Three (3) lines of text. 20 characters per line.  Engraver will place the image at either the top center or bottom center of the brick.

 
BRICK OPTIONS
  • Honor your child(ren)

  • Celebrate academic achievement and leadership

  • Highlight accomplishments

  • Show your school and class spirit 

    • Class of 20XX

  • Dedicate to a loved one or special teacher

  • Share a favorable quote

4x8 Image

4x8 With Image

8x8 No Image

8x8 No Image

4x8 No Image

4x8 No Image

8x8 Image

8x8 With Image

Bricks are examples only and are not fully representative of the final color or options.

4x8 or 8x8 Image Options

These options are available on a 4x8 or 8x8 brick for a small additional cost

8x8 Additional Image Option

This WILDCAT+NOVI option is also available ONLY on a 8x8 brick for a small additional cost

Novi plus Wildcat

Wildcat+Novi