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Nov. 26-27: No school in recognition of holiday. Happy Thanksgiving!

Thanks to the more than 3,000 people who attended meetings on enrollment balancing. Slideshow.  Growing Great Schools.

Superintendent's Message

Families track student progress to support success

Carole Smith PPS Superintendent

October 21, 2015: Fall is an important time for families to build relationships with their children's teachers and check in on their academic progress.

During parent-teacher conferences Oct. 21-23, families meet their children’s teachers and learn about their studies and how to support their academic success. Families of students who took the Smarter Balanced Assessments last spring in grades 3-8 and 11 received the test results in October too and our school district and each individual school received their State Report Cards from the state.

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PPS Video News

Grow Portland Garden School at Chief Joseph/Ockley Green School
In partnership with Grow Portland, Chief Joseph/Ockley Green K-8 offers Garden School to all grades at both school campuses.

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Language immersion students excel in reading

November 24, 2015
Fourth grade students in Chinese immersion at Woodstock School.

Students enrolled in PPS dual-language immersion programs – whether English speakers or English learners - significantly outpace their peers in reading, a big, new study released this fall found. 


Bond progress update, Fall 2015

November 24, 2015
A group of Roosevelt students receive an up close view of the construction process in early November.

The first new high school buildings in nearly 50 years are starting to rise out of the ground at both Roosevelt and Franklin high schools and master planning is progressing for Grant and about to launch for Benson, Lincoln and Madison high schools.


Get urgent news: Weather. Emergencies. Disasters.

November 24, 2015

Do you know how PPS responds to emergencies and winter weather - and how and when we communicate with you? Check out the PPS Get Urgent News page.

Portland High Schools welcome 8th graders

November 24, 2015

Prospective high school students can find out more about their neighborhood high school or about focus option schools at information sessions being held district-wide November through February.


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