Portland Public Schools
Portland, Oregon

Abernethy School Logo of treeAbernethy Elementary School

"the little school under the elms"

2421 SE Orange | Portland, OR 97214
Phone: (503) 916-6190 | Fax: (503) 916-2600

School News & Announcements


We will not have Chicken Teriyaki with Brown Rice.

We will be serving Alaskan Cod, Whole Wheat Rolls, Kiyokawa Apples, Roasted Red Potatoes

 Draft Technology Matrix



Oct. 20 SKG Mtg. 7:00 - 8:30

Oct. 23 Picture Retake Day

Oct. 24 Spirit Day

Oct. 24 Lost & Found to PPS PTA Clothes Closet

Oct. 27 - 30 Book Fair

Oct. 29 - 30 Parent Teacher Conferences


    A Message from the Principal




    Student Council, comprised of one representative from each third, fourth and fifth grade classroom, is organizing Abernethy’s Spirit Days this year.  For each month, please remember that children should dress school and weather-appropriately with shoes for recess.


    Oct 24 – Color day by grade level (wear as much of your grade level’s color from head to toe as you can)

                Kindergarten - purple

                First Grade - yellow

                Second Grade - orange

                Third Grade - green

                Fourth Grade - red

                Fifth Grade - blue


    Nov 21 – College day (the Civil War between OSU and UofO is near…Wear something to represent OSU, UofO or any other college)


    Dec 19 – Pajama day (wear your favorite pajamas)


    Jan 23 – Mismatch day (wear stripes, polka-dots, floral, and crazy patterns and colors together in one outfit)


    Feb 27 – Occupation day (wear something to represent a job or career)


    Mar 20 – Elegant day (wear your finest outfit today)


    April 24 – Sports day (wear something sporty – from a team or sport, be creative)


    May 29 – Abernethy day (wear something to represent Abernethy – SKG t-shirt, tech trek, basketball…or make your own)

    Take care,



    Daily Schedule

    08:25 a.m. Breakfast Begins
    08:40 a.m. Breakfast Ends
    08:40 a.m. First Bell
    08:45 a.m. Tardy Bell
    11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. K-5 Lunch is on a rotation
    11:45 p.m. 1/2 Day Kindergarten dismissal
    03:00 p.m. Dismissal (K-5)

    School Menu

    School Menu Prices for the 2014-2015 school year

    Breakfast: $1.35

    Lunch: $2.70

    Adult: $4.20

    Milk: $0.50

    Abernethy Lunch Menu 2014-15-Menu-Calendar-Abernethy.pdf

    PPS News

    Second annual Children's Book Harvest to begin in November

    October 23, 2014
    James John students enjoy books they chose during last year's Children's Book Harvest distribution. Portland Public Schools, the Children's Book Bank and the Portland Council PTA are teaming up again this year to encourage Portlanders citywide to recycle children's book and get them to children in need.


    Student leaders amplify students' voices

    October 22, 2014

    This year’s student representative to the Portland School Board says she’s excited to serve at a time where the district is rebuilding programs and making schools more equitable.


    PPS enrollment, hiring on the upswing

    October 22, 2014

    Student enrollment and hiring is going up, up, up at Portland Public Schools as primary and high school grades swell and state school funding improves.


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