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.
The Gresham-Barlow School Bond includes numerous investments to Increase safety and security at every school across the district. As school bond construction continues, District staff continue to work to ensure all of the new and [...]
The Gresham-Barlow School District and greater East County community have moved quickly to respond and adapt to the ongoing circumstances related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Bond-funded construction at the district’s schools is continuing, with modifications [...]
This past January, teachers and students at Hall and Hollydale Elementary Schools moved into brand new classrooms. Each school received a six classroom expansion thanks to funding from the 2016 Gresham-Barlow School Bond. Kathryn Unger [...]