Portland Public Schools
Portland, Oregon

Ainsworth School

2425 SW Vista Ave. | Portland, OR 97201
Phone: (503) 916-6288 | Fax: (503) 916-2601

School News & Upcoming Events

Welcome to Ainsworth

School begins at 8:00am and ends at 2:15pm

Family Handbook (Please read)

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~ UPCOMING EVENTS ~

PIZZICATO FUNDRAISER FOR AINSWORTH: Tuesday, September 30th, ALL Day/Night ~ Click here for more information. Gift cards may also be purchased on Tuesday 9/30 at the Hillsdale Pizzicato's and they can then be used at any Pizzicato's on any date. The 20% benefit applies to the date of purchase of the gift cards.

PICTURE DAY: Wednesday, October 1st in the gym between 8:15 and 12:40. Say Cheese! Please make sure your child has a completed order form turned into their classroom teacher. Extra order forms are available for pickup in the office or at www.dorianstudio.com

SPANISH IMMERSION NIGHT: Wednesday, October 1st from 6:30-8:00pm in the Ainsworth Auditorium.

  • Welcome by Principal Tammy O'Neill
  • Introduction of Spanish Interns
  • Keynote Speaker: Debbie Armendariz
  • Apoyemos
  • Q&A

TAKE IT OR LEAVE IT FOR AINSWORTH: On Thursday, October 9th, Lamb’s Strohecker Market customers who spend $25 or more (excluding alcohol, tobacco, postage & lottery) will get the option to “Take It or Leave it” off a 10% discount on purchases.  If you choose to “Take It”, the 10% discount will be taken off your total purchases or if you choose “Leave It”, the 10% discount will be donated to Ainsworth.

COIN DRIVE: Week of October 13th! Details to follow.

APOYEMOS FUNDRAISER: Saturday, October 25th at 7:00pm

Halloween Warehouse Blowout to benefit Apoyemos al Espanol
 ~ DJ and live band—Nu Wave Machine specializing in 80s music
Costumes optional, but encouraged
$110 per person ($10 ticket fee + $100 donation)
Tickets available at www.apoyemosk12.com
The party is hosted by John and Deanna Phillips with support from 8th grade Lincoln Cluster Spanish Immersion Families
Grand + Benedicts Fixture Warehouse
2300 SE Beta St, Milwaukie, OR 97222

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SCHOOL NEWS!

Principal Ms. O'Neill and Vice Principal Ms. Meyer at the Buckaroo

New Playground Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Look who is excited (video)

Thank you Sherri Jorgenson and Nancy Locke

Click here for the playground safety rules

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Curriculum Night was a big Success! Thank you to everyone who joined!

If you weren't able to attend and sign up for a parent-teacher conference, please contact your child's teacher ASAP.

Click here to see Principal O'Neill's presentation.

Click here to view the TAG (Talented and Gifted) information.

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PPS News

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