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, 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 [...]
Spring 2018 Groundbreaking ceremonies underway for new school construction This spring, Gresham-Barlow School District held groundbreaking ceremonies for the new construction underway at Gresham High and East Gresham Elementary. Join us on April 25 for [...]
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 [...]