About the Bond
In November 2016, the voters of Gresham-Barlow School District approved a capital construction bond in the amount of $291.17 million. Additionally, the state of Oregon awarded the school district a capital construction grant of $8 million. This grant was only available upon successful passage of the bond measure.
School bond projects will increase student and staff safety, improve access to modern technology, and address chronic overcrowding through upgrades and updates made to schools and classrooms throughout the district.
In March, construction crews installed new handles, locks, and other security improvements on doors at East Orient, Highland, West Gresham and Powell Valley Elementary Schools. New door locks and security improvements are also underway at [...]
In April, Gresham residents will celebrate the groundbreaking of the new North Gresham Elementary School and Gresham businesses are excited to help with these new projects. Bremik Construction, the general contractor responsible for the construction [...]
This spring, Gresham-Barlow School District is hosting groundbreaking ceremonies to celebrate the commencement of construction on the four major renovations funded by the 2016 Gresham-Barlow School Bond. These events are free and open to the [...]