What the Voters Approved:


Ogden & Gardiner students weigh in on school design

As architects gathered community input on the design of the new Gardiner Middle School, some of the most in-depth ideas came from students at Gardiner and Ogden middle schools. Thirty sixth graders in the bilingual program at Gardiner are part of a national school design contest called SchoolsNEXT. They have been working every day in […]

Oregon City students attend sale of district bonds; Project planning begins

For eight business students from Oregon City High School, attending the school district’s bond sale was an opportunity to get a real-world look at financial operations. On December 11, teacher Brent Leong took the class to Piper Jaffray to join school district officials as $158 million in construction bonds were placed on the bond market. […]

Extra funds bolster Oregon City school bond projects

The Oregon City voters who approved a $158 million school bond issue last November may be surprised to learn bond projects will benefit from an added $32.9 million in funds from other sources. Thanks to the Oregon School Capital Investment Matching program, we gained an added $7.7 million,” said Chief Financial Officer Susan Dodd. “This […]

Oregon City Schools convenes bond oversight committee

When Oregon City voters approved a $158 million bond measure for schools, the school district promised to appoint a bond oversight committee of citizens to track bond projects and spending over the next five years. In January, the district fulfilled that promise by launching the group, which includes 13 community members who volunteered to serve.

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