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Reynolds plans Indigenous family night, Gresham-Barlow will host meeting on returning to school, more

PMG PHOTO: TERESA CARSON - Gresham-Barlow School District will hold a virtual meeting about how the district is planning for when students can return to school buildings for their education.

Gresham-Barlow hosts meeting for return to school

The Gresham-Barlow School District is holding a virtual town hall to talk about the coronavirus health metrics and the district's planning for the eventual return to in-person learning. The presentation, in English and Spanish, will be from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 2. Register for a link to the open house at

Reynolds holds Indigenous family night

Reynolds School District will hold a virtual Native American Family Night from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 1. They plan for families to "come together" online, share a fun activity and provide input on what programming they would like to see at Reynolds for Indigenous students. Community partners will share information to support families. RSVP at

Reynolds is among top 10 in homeless students

The Reynolds School District again made the top 10 list for the number of homeless students it serves, according to the 2019-20 Statewide Report Card released Friday, Nov. 20, by the Oregon Department of Education.

Reynolds had 609 homeless students last school year, or 5.6% of its student body. Beaverton School District had the highest number with 1,871 or 4.5% of its student body.

Many other districts, mostly small and rural, had much higher percentages of homeless students, however. In the tiny Falls City District west of Salem, nearly a quarter of the students, or 23.2%, were homeless, but that amounted to only 44 students.

Falls City was followed by Prospect schools, west of Crater Lake, with 46 homeless students or 21.6% of its student body.

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