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Fall 2015  

IN THIS ISSUE

Thousands Preview Campuses

Wilson & Polytechnic Auditoriums

1942 Roosevelt Student

Keeping It Local

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COMING EVENTS


Citizens' Oversight Committee
Thursday, September 24, 2015
5:00 - 7:00 p.m. Meeting
4:30 p.m. Optional Site Tour
Location: Jordan High School
6500 Atlantic Avenue
Long Beach 90805
 


DID YOU KNOW?

  • On peak construction days, there are more than 100 workers building new schools such as Browning High.

  • Measure K Bond program expenditures are audited annually and reviewed regularly by the Citizens’ Oversight Committee.

  • After all $1.2 billion of the Measure K Bond funds are spent, there will be more than $2 billion worth of improvements needed by Long Beach Unified School district campuses.

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Thousands Tour Newcomb, Roosevelt
During Previews of Rebuilt Campuses

Thousands of community members toured the Long Beach Unified School District’s two newest schools—Roosevelt Elementary and Newcomb Academy—before the first day of the fall semester.

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Roosevelt open house

Wilson and Polytechnic Auditoriums Get Makeovers

Measure K school bonds are funding the renovations of two high school auditoriums.

The 86-year-old Wilson Classical High School auditorium will get a major makeover this fall...

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Roosevelt Student from 1942
Happy to See New Campus

Frances Ishii was a fourth grader at Roosevelt Elementary School when she and her kindergartner sister were suddenly pulled out of class and relocated with their parents and other Japanese Americans to the Santa Anita detention center in Arcadia, California.

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KEEPING IT LOCAL


El Camino Construction Expands in Long Beach

Although it was a small job—installing a wheelchair ramp in front of Lowell Elementary School—it was a job that a small local company was happy to get. "We're hoping this will get our foot in the door for more school and municipal work," said Miguel Guajardo, president of El Camino Construction and Engineering Corp.

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Julie Jackson, COC member
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