Superintendent's Message

Students shape school culture, experience

Carole Smith PPS Superintendent November 4, 2014: Students shape school culture every day through activities including leadership, academic endeavors, and athletics. This fall, for example, I am excited to see new and returning members of the Superintendent’s Student Advisory Council gather from all of our high schools to bring student perspectives to district initiatives. [More]

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High School Information Nights for 8th Graders
Learn about your neighborhood high school or focus schools Benson and Jefferson. Look up your assigned high school.
Benson: Nov.18, 6 pm; Tech Show Feb. 12 &13, 6-9 pm
Cleveland: Feb. 5, 7 pm
Franklin: Dec. 4, 6 pm, at Marshall Campus
Grant: Nov. 19 at 6 pm; March 10 at 8:30 am
Jefferson: Jan. 14, Feb. 4 & 18 at 6:30 pm.  

Lincoln: Feb. 12, 6 pm
Madison: Dec. 11, 6 pm
Roosevelt: Middle School Parent Coffee, Nov. 18, 6 pm; 8th Grade/ Future Athlete Night, Jan. 15, 6-9 pm
Wilson: Nov. 5 and Feb. 11, 6:30 pm
MLC: Nov. 25, Jan. 21, Feb. 12 at 9:30 a.m.; Jan. 22, Feb. 11 at 6 pm
For more information, view high school fact sheets or call the school.
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PPS What I Say: Mustaf Mohamed, Madison

November 23, 2014
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Madison senior Mustaf Mohamed, Somalian by birth, grew up in Kenyan refugee camps. His story is an inspiring look at what's possible when all students are given the opportunity to meet their full potential. 

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Board holds last in town hall series

November 23, 2014
Portland School Board members are wrapping up a series of town halls with the final session at Jefferson High School-Middle College for Advanced Studies, on Dec. 1.

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Boise-Eliot/Humboldt food drive

November 23, 2014

Boise-Eliot/Humboldt is among schools collecting nonperishable food to assist families in need at the school. 

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Forum convenes student leaders

November 23, 2014

All students in school leadership positions - from Student Council to Black Student Union to the International Youth Leadership Council to club leaders - are invited to a student forum Thursday, Dec. 4. 

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