The Cardinal Times

Despite bond passage, staff cuts loom

Libby DePriest

June 8, 2017

Filed under Features, News, School Bond

On May 16, Portland voters took to the booth to determine the fate of Portland Public School’s $790 million dollar bond to repair its schools. And with 66 percent of the vote, the bond passed, ensuring the rebuilding of Li...

Why was the bond needed? A custodian weighs in on building.

Piercen Rychlik

June 8, 2017

Filed under Features, News, School Bond

Lincoln High School custodian Randy Black sums things up succinctly. “Every valve leaks in this school,” says Black, talking about the core issues with the current Lincoln building, which has withstood about 66 years of us...

Help wanted: Students for bond campaign

Jamie Bikales

March 24, 2017

Filed under News, School Bond

Campaigning to pass Portland Public Schools’ modernization bond this May is well underway, with only 33 days until ballots are mailed. Leading the effort is veteran campaign manager Jeremy Wright. Wright began his career as ...