Portland Public Schools
Portland, Oregon

da Vinci Logo imageda Vinci Arts Middle School

Creative minds for
challenging times.

2508 NE Everett Street | Portland, OR 97232
Phone: (503) 916-5356 | Fax: (503) 916-2721

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School News & Announcements

Traffic & Parking at da Vinci:
Please help us be a good neighbor, by traveling EAST on Everett when dropping off/picking up your student. If planning to stay awhile, please park in the lot behind the school. For special events, please use the blacktop. And be sure that even at pick-up or drop off time that you are not blocking a neighbor's driveway. THANKS!

Daily Bulletins
Click on the date to access the news shared with students that day.
9/8/14   9/9/14   9/10/14   9/11/14   9/12/14
9/15/14   9/16/14   9/17/14   9/18/14   9/19/14

Run for the Arts is coming!
Pledge drive kick-off September 17th
Pledge forms due September 30th
RUN DATE: October 1st
Donations due October 17th

It's PIZZA DAY - Tuesday, 9/23 all day
DOUGH FOR DOLLARS - da Vinci earns 20% when you eat in or carry out for lunch or dinner at the East Burnside & 28th Ave Pizzacato!

PTSA Meeting, Tuesday, September 23rd 7 pm
This is also your first opportunity
to sign up for Conferences!
Conferences are October 28th, 29th & 30th.



All 6th graders need to be at school on Sunday, October 26th by 2:50 pm. Buses leave promptly at 3:00 pm. Parents, please do not park in front of the school, as that;s where the buses need to park!

School Conferences are earlier this year!
October 28th 4-8 pm (classes are 8:30-3:00)
October 29th 8:00 am-3:30pm (no classes)
October 30th 8:00 am - 8:00 pm (no classes)
October 31st no classes or conferences

Upcoming Events

September 23rd - Tuesday
First PTSA Meeting 7 pm
-Getting to know you
-Vote on the PTSA Budget
-Sign Up for conferences
+ Pizzacato Dough for Dollars Day
NE Burnside at 28th Avenue

September 24th - Wednesday
TAG Parents meeting 7:30-8:15 am

da Vinci Calendar

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Important Information

INCLEMENT WEATHER

da Vinci Foundation 
Amazon link

SCRIP ORDER FORM
Due Tuesdays at 9:00 am for delivery on Thursday
GROCERY SCRIP PRE-ORDER FORM

ALUMNI VISITS
How to arrange to visit your favorite teachers & friends!

SCHOOL HANDBOOK (pdf)

www.mylunchmoney.com Add funds to your child's meal account here

PPS News

Volunteers help students not in school reconnect

September 13, 2014
From left, parent volunteer Jessica Thompson, School Board Director Bobbie Regan and Char Hutson, who oversees middle school community outreach at PPS, prepare to knock on doors of students no in school. More than 50 volunteers joined PPS Reconnection Services staff Saturday, Sept. 13, to knock on the doors of 175 students who are not in school -- and invite those students back. 

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Student achievement remains strong, yet urgency affirmed

September 10, 2014

Portland Public Schools continues to outperform the state in reading, math, science and writing, according to state test results released by the Oregon Department of Education Sept. 10.  

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PPS announces new chief financial officer

September 09, 2014
Superintendent Carole Smith announced today that Yousef Awwad is Portland Public Schools' new chief financial officer. [More]

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