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Gresham-Barlow to hold school safety town hall

December 21, 2018

Gresham-Barlow School District to hold School Safety Town Hall

Event will update parents, community on safety improvements made to schools and what to do in the event of a school emergency

The Gresham-Barlow School District will hold a School Safety Town Hall. The event will be held Thursday, January 31, from 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm at Gresham City Hall, located at 1333 NW Eastman Parkway, Gresham, OR.

At the event, the school district will update parents and the community on a variety of topics related to school safety.

Topics include:

-Safety improvements funded by the 2016 school bond

-How schools respond to an incident at a school

-How the school district communicates with parents during an emergency

-How parents can support their students and schools during an incident

-Q and A

In addition to representatives from the school district, the superintendent of public safety for the city of Gresham or a representative from the city will be present to represent police and fire first responders and to answer questions.

Please RSVP so that we can properly prepare. RSVP at:

Childcare will be available for ages preschool and up. If you are in need of childcare, please let us know by emailing

Spanish and Russian interpretation services will be provided. If you are in need of interpretation services, please email

If you have questions, please call 503-261-4558.