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.
Last month, students and families braved the warm temperatures and flocked to a ribbon-cutting ceremony for a new playground at Gresham’s Hollydale Elementary. After some remarks from Hollydale Principal Debra James and Gresham-Barlow School Board [...]
This summer, a new, state-of-the-art base radio station will be installed at every school and district level building throughout the Gresham-Barlow School District. The district is also investing in an additional 400 new two-way hand-held [...]
Last month, drama students at Sam Barlow High School finished their production of “Lend Me A Tenor.” The play, a comedy of mistaken identities set in a 1930’s opera house, is the final performance of [...]