Long Beach Unified School District
Building on success LBUSD campus improvements


FALL 2019
LBUSD Measure E Bond Projects include new building construction at Sato Academy.

Thousands of Students Benefit from
Air Conditioning and Upgrades

More than 13,000 students in 522 classrooms on 18 campuses this fall are benefiting from completed Measure E campus upgrades, including new air conditioning and other interior and exterior improvements.

Two and a half years of planning and construction have resulted in completion of about one third of the 51 LBUSD campuses slated for renovations.

Read about Measure E Upgrades

Oversight Committee Member Profiles

Michael Bishop joins COC

Retired School Official Joins Citizens' Bond Team

After retiring from more than three decades as a K-12 school business official, Michael Bishop is back in education, this time as a member of the school bond Citizens' Oversight Committee (COC) for the Long Beach Unified School District.

Read about Michael Bishop

Student's Gratitude is Music to Project Manager's Ears

"Thank you for building this beautiful theater." Those words from a student were music to Tracy Nishihira's ears. Although she didn't personally build it or design it, she was instrumental in both the planning and construction of the unique black box theater and the newly rebuiltĀ Renaissance High School for the Arts.

More about Tracy Nishihira

Facilities Planning Manager Tracy Nishihira
LBUSD Bond Program Move Team

Bond Move Team Helps Teachers Relocate Classrooms

Renovating schools often requires teachers to move from their classrooms temporarily, a potentially stressful experience.

That's when Joy Filius, Andy Nguy and Natasha Godoy come to the rescue.

About the Bond Move Team


Citizens' Oversight Committee Meeting
Thursday, September 19, 2019
4:30 p.m. Site Tour
5:00 pm Meeting
Location: Lindsey Academy
5075 Daisy Ave., Long Beach, CA 90805

About this Newsletter: Building on Success provides updates on campus improvements and construction in the Long Beach Unified School District. These school facility projects are funded by Measure E and Measure K. Local voters approved both measures.

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