Portland Public Schools
Portland, Oregon

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A Great Place to Grow

8401 SW 17th Ave | Portland, OR 97219
Phone: (503) 916-6303 | Fax: (503) 916-2616

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School News & Announcements

Please click on this link for

Capitol Hill School Community Feedback Survey on Principal Vacancy 2015-2016

 


 

Connect to Kindergarten is Thursday, February 26th at 6:30pm.


DAILY DISMISSAL PROCEDURE: For your child’s emotional and physical safety please pick them up on time every day - no later than 2:15 PM.

 

Daily dismissal procedure at 2:15 PM:

Grades Kg. – 3: Parent pick up on the playground, under the undercover area. Bus riders will be escorted by their teachers to the busses after parent pick up.

Grades 4 & 5: Students who ride the bus will be released to go to busses at dismissal. 4th and 5th graders with younger siblings will go to the playground and join their younger sibling there for parent pick up. Students with parent pick up and who do not have younger siblings in grades K-3, will be escorted by their teachers to the front of the building and released to parents there. Parents need not wait in the main hallway to pick up their student at dismissal time. Early pick up (prior to 2:15 PM) still needs to be done through the school office.

 

The playground is CLOSED until 6 PM to all except students enrolled in ExAcademy. Please DO NOT park across the street in St. Clare’s Catholic Church parking lot. It is private property and we do not have access to their parking lot for our parents.

 

Students who are not picked up on time cannot be supervised by office staff. If you are unable to pick your student up at 2:15 PM daily please make arrangements for after school care through ExAcademy (on an availability basis) or with a private daycare provider.

 

 

Check out the link below for info on what to do when your child is ill.

when_to_keep_a_student_home.pdf

 

 

A Message From the Principal

Dear Capitol Hill Families,

After 38 years with Portland Public Schools, and nine of those years as principal at Capitol Hill School, I will be retiring at the end of this school year.

It is an honor and a pleasure to work at Capitol Hill School, first as a counselor from 1986-2001 and then returning as principal in 2006. This is one of the best schools and communities in the city and will be a desirable position that other administrators will seek. I feel very optimistic that whoever is selected will be a good fit and do an excellent job because they will be joining such a highly skilled staff and welcoming school culture. I am honored to work with such outstanding and caring people.

There is much work yet to do this year. I am committed to doing whatever I can to make sure the special and unique character of Capitol Hill School endures; a community characterized by compassionate and high quality educators, excellent and eager students and a welcoming and supportive parent community. Thank you for all you do to support your children, our staff, Capitol Hill School and for making my job as principal the best I’ve ever had.

Sincerely,

Pam Wilson, Principal

Daily Schedule

7:30 a.m. School Office Opens
7:50 a.m. First Bell
8:00 a.m. Tardy Bell / School Day Begins
10:50 a.m. - 11:35 a.m. K Lunch / K Recess
11:00 a.m. - 11:35 a.m. 5 Lunch / 5 Recess
11:15 a.m. - 11:55 a.m. 1 Lunch / 1 Recess
11:20 a.m. - 11:55 a.m. 4 Lunch / 4 Recess
11:35 a.m. - 12:15 a.m. 2 Lunch / 2 Recess
11:40 a.m. - 12:15 a.m. 3 Lunch / 3 Recess
2:15 p.m. Dismissal

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