High School Improvements Bond Election
High School Improvements Bond Election
Posted on 09/18/2019
Emerald Ridge High SchoolPuyallup High SchoolRogers High SchoolWalker High School

High School Improvements Bond Election

 RHS Master Plan School Board authorizes placement of bond measure on November ballot: Puyallup voters will be asked to consider a high school bond measure on November 5, 2019 to improve safety and security, provide additional classroom space, and meet current educational specifications for instructional spaces at Puyallup, Rogers, Emerald Ridge, and Walker high schools. Read more.
ERHS students

Frequently Asked Questions 
• What is a school bond?
• What are the projects on the Nov 5 school bond proposal?
• Why does the school district need a school bond election now?
• What is the cost?
• When will the projects be completed?
• How can I learn more?
Answers to these questions and more 

Proposed high school Health Fitness/Athletic Facility improvements: 
If approved by voters, the high school bond construction will address aging conditions and the need for more space in Health Fitness/Athletic Facilities at Puyallup, Rogers, and Emerald Ridge High Schools. Read more about high school health fitness/athletic facilities needs.
The deadline to register
by mail or online in the November 5, 2019 General Election is October 28, 2019.  All registrations must be postmarked by this date.  To register to vote in Pierce County, applicants must be:
• At least 18 years old by Election Day.
• A United States Citizen and legal Washington state resident.
• Not under the authority of the Department of Corrections.
• Not disqualified from voting due to a court order. 
•Visit https://www.sos.wa.gov/elections/

for registration information.
Safety and security

Staff members practice safety and security: 
When it comes to safety and security in Puyallup schools, there’s a lot going on behind the scenes. Ongoing staff training and collaboration takes place year-round throughout the district and includes the most recent and relevant subjects.

School officials meet regularly with law enforcement through the Pierce County K-12 Work Group. The group includes school officials, School Resource Officers and other law enforcement, Washington Schools Risk Management Pool, and county and city Emergency Management. Learn more.

 ERHS science lab  Bond Election 2019: Science classroom improvements: The Emerald Ridge science lab was designed as a state-of-the-art learning facility for students when the school was built in 2000. Providing upgraded science facilities at Puyallup, Rogers, and Walker was important to the Bond Advisory Committee when they recommended high school improvement bond projects to the school board last June. Read the story.
 PHS Educational programs
Educational programs included in bond proposal: Not all classroom space is created equal. When the Bond Advisory Committee began studying facility needs for Puyallup, Rogers, Emerald Ridge, and Walker high schools, one of the most important things they discussed is instructional spaces. Specific educational programs have certain requirements for things like extra space, power, technology, machinery, chemicals, and movement of students within the room. Read more.


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