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Salute to our veterans 

The Robert Gray Middle School marching band, under the direction of Jeanne Berg, joined other PPS marching bands in the Ross Hollywood Chapel Veterans Day Parade and then fulfilled Gray's annual tradition of marching through the Hawthorne Fred Meyer. Thanks Fred Meyer for the fun opportunity for our kids! View slideshow. Photos by Leif Sjoquist

Teachers give books as gifts before holiday break

December 19, 2014
Chief Joseph third grade tacher Susanna Walker hands out books as gifts to students. Thanks to generous Portlanders who contributed to the second annual Children's Book Harvest, every student at four PPS schools received a book as a gift on the last day of classes before winter break.

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Evaluation tool strengthens school leaders

December 18, 2014
Portland Public Schools is changing the way it evaluates and supports principals in an effort to ensure the best building administrators lead every school. 

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Race Talks: Community relations with police

December 18, 2014

Race Talks is hosting a community forum about community relations with the police on Jan. 6 at Jefferson High School. 

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You're invited: Special Education Forum

December 18, 2014

PPS Special Education is holding a series of community forums to hear the thoughts and ideas of family, student and community stakeholders. The next forum is Jan. 21. 

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PPS What I Say: Kat Caskey, college grad

December 18, 2014
Kat Caskey’s story is one of perseverance and determination despite tall odds. [More]

Madison teacher honored as civic leader

December 17, 2014
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Classroom Law Project picked Madison teacher Amanda Alonso as the 2014-15 Civic Educator of the Year for starting Madison High School's first ever Constitution Team.

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