Portland Public Schools
Portland, Oregon

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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.
9/2/14   9/3/14   9/4/14   9/5/14

da Vinci Family Directory 2014-15
If you wish to be included and have not yet done so, please fill out this form and return it via fax, email or snail mail.

Student Schedule News
Students will receive their schedules on Tuesday, Sept. 2nd.
We will all start the day with a welcome assembly, introducing returning and new staff to all students. 
After that schedules will be handed out. 
Parents that want to stay for the assembly and/or to help with schedule distribution, are most welcome and should park on the blacktop just east of the school.

School Supplies
Click here for a supply list for your student.
Additional supplies may be needed in some classes, wait to hear from the teachers about those.

da Vinci Arts Fair
December 6th & 7th
- CALL FOR ARTISTS -
Application available here
Deadline September 12th

Help Christie King (Boyd) Get Back on her Feet!
http://www.gofundme.com/cq25kw

Upcoming Events

September 2nd - Tuesday
First Day of School classes start at 8:30 am

September 5th - Friday
Core Color Day-See the daily bulletin for details
Student Verification forms due

September 8th - Monday
BSU  Meeting(Black Student Union) 3-4 pm

September 12th - Friday
School Picture Day-Order form is in your opening day packet

September 16th - Tuesday
Back to School Night 6-8 pm

September 23rd - Tuesday
First PTSA Meeting 7 pm
+ Pizzacato Dough for Dollars Day

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

Year two summer work: on time, on budget

August 28, 2014

Bond-funded summer improvement work at 12 schools is being completed on time and on budget to welcome students back Sept. 2 to Arleta, Beach, Boise-Eliot/Humboldt, Chief Joseph K-3 Campus, Creston, Grout, Hosford, James John, King, Lane, Vernon and Woodlawn.

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Help students who've left reconnect to school

August 26, 2014
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Accelerating the increase in the graduation rate and getting all students to graduate prepared for college and career is a top priority for Superintendent Carole Smith. Now you can help. On Saturday Sept. 13 from 8:30 am to 1 pm, join PPS staff in visiting the homes of students who have left and help them Reconnect to Their Future. 
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PPS greets more than 500 new educators

August 21, 2014
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Portland Public Schools welcomed hundreds of new teachers Aug. 21 at New Teacher Orientation, where teachers met each other and district leaders and learned about everything from the Portland Association of Teachers to the student information system Synergy. 

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