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Summer Improvements Planned for Pringle

posted Jun 2, 2014, 1:58 PM by pringle elementary   [ updated Aug 17, 2015, 12:02 PM by Salem Keizer ]
The summer will bring bond-funded repairs and renovations to our school.


This repair work is thanks to the support of our local voters who approved a $242.1 million construction bond measure in November 2008.


The projects taking place across the district this summer are in addition to the work originally planned under the bond. Because of a competitive bid environment, lower inflation, strong management of the program and earnings on the bond funds, the district had a total of about $67 million in unspent funds after the completion of planned renovations and repairs. These unspent funds are being used to pay for additional work over a three-year period. The summer of 2014 is the second year of projects funded by the unspent bond funds. Allocation of these funds was recommended by the Citizen Bond Oversight Committee and approved by the School Board.

Pringle Elementary School will receive repairs and/or replacement to playground fall-zones, damaged walkways and curbs, and an HVAC system upgrade, which means that next fall our students will have a healthier, safer and more comfortable learning environment.


Feel free to share the good news of the construction bond and the improvements it has brought to the quality of our education facilities, to the learning environment, and benefit for our community.


The repair work may cause some disruption to our normal summer operations. We appreciate your patience and understanding while our schools undergo these important renovations, repairs, and safety upgrades and for your continued support of our students’ education and future.