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The Gresham-Barlow School District
Employee Newsletter
June 2020


A MESSAGE OF THANKS

Team GBSD applauded for continuing to focus on meeting the needs of students during school building closure

Recent events in Minneapolis and across the country are a reminder we have additional challenges to overcome and K-12 educators have an obligation to expose and rebuild systems, policies, and procedures or actions that makes students feel invisible or not worthy.

GBSD CONGRATULATES ITS RETIREES

Many thanks for their years of service and dedication to our students

View the List of 2020 GBSD Retirees

HOLLYDALE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL TEACHER RECIPIENT OF 2020 EXCELLENCE IN TEACHING AWARD

Award celebrates teachers who excel in inspiring a love of learning with students
Hope Newport is known for her expertise in instruction that focuses on student-centered learning through the use of technology
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GBSD HONORS CLASSIFIED STAFF MEMBERS WITH THE ABOVE AND BEYOND THE CALL OF DUTY (ABCD) AWARD

ABCD Award recognizes staff who go the extra mile
18 individuals honored for their work during the 2019-20 school year

GBSD STAFF SPOTLIGHT

High school educators honored for their accomplishments this spring
Congratulations are in order for Barlow High School's Jeff Schroeder, Gresham High School's Olivia Green, and Barlow High School's Tom Johnson
ADMINISTRATIVE CHANGES FOR 2020-21
Changes taking place at four elementary schools

DUAL LANGUAGE IMMERSION PROGRAM CONTINUES TO GROW

Program to include first grade at Highland Elementary School next fall
North Gresham Elementary to launch DLI program at the kindergarten level

PRESCHOOL 2 POSTSECONDARY PATHWAYS 2 CAREER SUCCESS CONTINUES

New CTE programs of study coming


Creation of business and community partners' database underway

EDUCATORS NEEDED FOR SUMMER INCOMPLETE RECOVERY PROGRAM

Teacher and support staff positions available
Program consists of two sessions

GBSD CONTINUES TO BUILD PARTNERSHIPS WITH THE COMMUNITY

OnPoint Community Credit Union donates additional funding for Tomorrow Bus
MetroEast Community Media partners with students and staff to create video paying tribute to West Gresham Elementary School
Dates to remember
  • June 11: School Board Work Session (Online) - 6 pm
  • June 11: Budget Hearing (Online) - 6:45 pm
  • June 11: School Board Business Meeting (Online) - 7 pm
Inspire and Empower Each Student
Questions or Comments? Contact Athena Vadnais
gbsdcommunications@gresham.k12.or.us | 503-261-4550
Gresham-Barlow School District recognizes the diversity and worth of all individuals and groups. It is the policy of this district and the board of education that there will be no discrimination or harassment of individuals or groups in any educational programs, activities or employment.
Gresham-Barlow provides equal access to individuals with disabilities.
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