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The Gresham-Barlow School District
Employee Newsletter
June 2021

A MESSAGE FROM ACTING SUPERINTENDENT JAMES HIU
Thank you to Team GBSD for persevering despite the obstacles and ensuring our students continued to THRIVE
Pivot to summer means a time to rest, relax, and rejuvenate

AWARD CELEBRATES ADMINISTRATORS DEDICATED TO CLOSING THE ACHIEVEMENT GAP AND PROMOTING THE IMPROVEMENT OF TEACHING AND LEARNING


Gay and Schmidt honored for their work

CLASS OF 2021 INCLUDES GRADUATES EARNING OREGON BILITERACY SEAL


Seal recognizes students for demonstrating high level of proficiency in English and another language
Nine graduates earned the seal

GBSD CONGRATULATES ITS RETIREES

Many thanks to their years of service and dedication to our students
TECHNOLOGY TIP
Over the summer, the District will be changing its help desk ticketing platform to make it easier for staff to access tech support and documentation.
When you return in the fall, you can get tech support by:

-Creating a ticket in our help desk ticketing platform (http://helpdesk.gresham.k12.or.us)

-Calling the Help Desk at (503)-258-4755 between 7:30 am and 3:30 pm

-Clicking on the GBSD Support Icon to initiate a chat session

SUMMER LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES FOR LICENSED STAFF

Choose your path
Three different options available for required trainings

Hall Elementary first grade students went on a shape discovery hunt! The activity helped students learn to identify a handful of different 2D and 3D shapes in math.
Hogan Cedars Elementary School kindergarteners learned fun ways to spell their names and practice measuring. Look at all that creativity!
Powell Valley Elementary School teacher Ms. Halligan is retiring after 35 years! Thank you Ms. Halligan for supporting our students, families and community. You will be missed!
Dates to remember
  • July 1: Board Work Session, via Zoom - 6 pm
  • July 1: Board Business Meeting, via Zoom - 7 pm
  • July 2: Non-contract Day, District Office closed
  • July 5: July 4 observed, District Office closed
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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