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East Gresham Elementary dedication November 12

October 22, 2019

East Gresham Elementary Dedication set for November 12

Celebration includes self-guided tour of new school

New East Gresham Elementary

The new East Gresham Elementary School's Dedication Ceremony is scheduled to take place Tuesday, November 12, from 6:30 to 8:30 pm.

The event will include a guest speakers, a ribbon cutting, and self-guided tours of the new building.

Construction of the new East Gresham Elementary School was funded by the 2016 school bond. It opened to students this fall.

The new facility replaces the old East Gresham campus, which was built in 1950.

Building features:

-73,500 square feet and 30 new classrooms

-Technology upgrades such as 70-inch interactive flat panel touch screens in classrooms

-Modern, secure vestibule entrance to increase school safety and internally locking classroom doors

-Gymnasium with full-sized basketball court

-New cafeteria and library designed to maximize natural light

-New music room built on stage wth movable wall that allows performances with audiences seated in gymnasium

More information about East Gresham Elementary School and the many other projects funded by the 2016 school bond can be found at: www.gresham-barlowbond.org.