A group of children happy in front of the new Cleo Gordon library building

Fairfield, Ca - The Fairfield-Suisun Unified School District (FSUSD) celebrated a joyous occasion on September 12, 2023, as they unveiled the newly constructed library building at Cleo Gordon Elementary School. The ribbon-cutting ceremony was a well-attended event, with many dignitaries present. Among the distinguished guests were members of the FSUSD Governing Board, representatives from the City of Fairfield, FSUSD administrators, Cleo Gordon Elementary School staff members, and, most notably, Cleo Gordon Elementary School students.

 The ribbon-cutting ceremony symbolized the beginning of a new chapter for the school. The library building, equipped with modern facilities and resources, will provide an upgraded learning environment for generations to come. Following the ribbon cutting, guests had the opportunity to participate in a student-led tour of the new and improved building.

 Dalal Mansour, Principal of Cleo Gordon Elementary School, expressed her enthusiasm for the new library and classrooms, saying, "Our students are overjoyed to have this stunning new library and modern classrooms. This space represents the future of our community, and our students can't wait to dive into a world of learning and exploration."

 This event showcased the district's continued investment in the school's infrastructure and its commitment to providing an improved learning environment for students. This facility will serve as a hub of innovation, creativity, and knowledge-sharing, empowering the students of today to become the leaders of tomorrow.

 Fairfield-Suisun Unified School District is grateful to the voters for approving Measure J in 2016.  This was one of the final projects funded by Measure J.  The project provided a 2,340-square-foot library, 9 new classrooms, a 2,987-square-foot indoor collaboration space, a 1,327-square-foot front office, a new playground and play structure, and a shade structure.  The project also included a new digital marquee, expansion of both the staff parking lot and visitor’s parking lot, a new drop-off/pick-up area, and the removal of nine aging portable classrooms and portable restrooms.