Portland Public Schools
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Benson Polytechnic High School
United by Spirit, Bonded by Name

546 NE 12th Ave. | Portland, OR 97232
Phone: (503) 916-5100 | Fax: (503) 916-2690

Welcome to Benson Polytechnic High School

Please see our website maintained by Benson students at www.bensonhs.pps.k12.or.us .

School News & Announcements

Incoming Freshmen Picnic

Benson is hosting an 
Incoming Freshman Picnic 
on our front lawn! 
Join us Tuesday, June 2nd from 6-8PM. 

Welcome to Benson!

Graduation Information: 

Graduation Tickets: 
  • Wednesday, June 3rd
  • Senior BBQ - 12:30PM
  • Senior Clearing Process + 20 Tickets 1 PM-3:30 PM
Graduation Details: 
  • Monday, June 8th at the Memorial Coliseum
  • Graduation Practice - 12 PM-2 PM (Mandatory Attendance is Required!) 
  • Graduation - Arrive by 4:30 PM - Ceremony at 5:30 PM

Skills USA

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Benson Calendar

PPS News

Sylvester, Owens to leave PPS with major bond accomplishments to their credit

June 26, 2015

Superintendent Carole Smith today announced that C.J. Sylvester, Chief of School Modernization, and Jim Owens, Senior Director of the Office of School Modernization, are leaving Portland Public Schools.


PPS names Chris Russo as assistant superintendent for Teaching and Learning

June 24, 2015
A man with a beard and glasses.

Superintendent Carole Smith announced today that Chris Russo will be the new assistant superintendent for Teaching and Learning, succeeding Melissa Goff, who has been named superintendent of the Philomath schools. 



Board adopts 2015-16 budget adding staff, supports to schools

June 24, 2015

The Portland School Board on June 23 adopted a $579 million general fund budget for 2015-16 that adds staff and supports to schools. 


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