Portland Public Schools
Portland, Oregon

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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

Benson Community Picnic

Saturday, August 16th


On the Front Lawn of Benson!

All Benson Tech supporters are welcome!

Mingle with current and former staff and students. Connect with classmates. Meet the principal.

*Bring your own food or purchase $5 meal tickets that entitle you to an entrée (burger or hotdog), sides and a drink.*


School Starts September 2nd, 2014 at 8:15am 



Registration will be held Wednesday and Thursday from August 20th to August 21st

Wednesday, August 20th;

Seniors - 8AM - 9:45AM

Juniors - 9:45AM - 11:30AM

Sophomore - 1PM - 2:30PM


Thursday, August 21st;

Freshman - 8AM - 10:30AM


Friday, August 28th;

Make-Up - 8AM


Benson Calendar

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PPS News

PPS announces new principal assignments

July 25, 2014

New principal announcements for 2014-15 include Juanita Valder, a veteran PPS vice principal, as new principal of Franklin High School and Filip Hristic, principal at Creative Science School K-8, as new principal of Roosevelt High School. 


Portland School Board takes a stand on new test

July 23, 2014
The Portland School Board voted 7 to 0 July 22 on a resolution that calls upon state and federal education officials to delay the use of the new Smarter Balanced Assessment in teacher evaluation, provide the necessary funding to effectively implement the test and not use the test for punitive labeling of teachers, students or schools.

Board approves plan for adding classrooms to modernized high schools

July 23, 2014

The Portland School Board voted 7 - 0  on July 22 to allow PPS to allocate an additional $8 million for more classrooms in the modernized Roosevelt and Franklin high schools, increasing the number of courses students can take over their high school career.


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