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Trees for a lifetime

Richmond kindergartners put their backs into tree planting through a partnership with Portland Parks & Recreation's Living Learning program. Photos by Katharine Kimball. View slideshow.

Learn about and impact issues of race

January 30, 2015

Portland Public Schools welcomes documentarian Le Mun Wah among opportunities in February to delve into issues of race and change, including the launching of community forums with Portland Police. 

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Budget work launches for 2015-16

January 30, 2015

PPS launches its public budget-crafting process for 2015-16 in February as the Oregon Legislative Session convenes.

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Memory brings Grammy-level jazz to King

January 30, 2015

Grammy winner Thara Memory formed a band with fellow musicians at King PK-8 School, adding jazz to the school's flourishing art scene. The just-released federal Turnaround Arts Report reviews the impact of a federal arts grant at King. 

Bond projects move toward construction

January 30, 2015
Hosford elevator construction

The first modernizations of our comprehensive high schools launch this summer at Franklin and Roosevelt, while Faubion prepares for its rebuild and installation of the first bond-funded elevators are completed.

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Yesica Tomas Filipe: Trilingual student leader

January 29, 2015
Yesica Tomas Filipe

Yesica Tomas Filipe, a Jefferson High School junior and member of the  International Youth Leadership Council, is an emerging tri-lingual student. Proud of her Mayan heritage, Yesica is an inspiration to other emerging multi-lingual students who will gather for the third annual PPS International Youth Leadership Conference Feb. 27.

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Special Education PTA, Community Forum

January 29, 2015

Families of students in Special Education are invited to attend a PTA meeting Feb. 4 and a community forum Feb. 18.

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