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

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.
10/13/14   10/14/14   10/15/14   10/16/14   10/17/14
10/20/14   10/21/14   10/22/14   10/23/14   10/24/14

OUTDOOR SCHOOLAll 6th graders need to be at school on Sunday, October 26th by 2:50 pm.
Buses leave promptly at 3:00 pm.
Paperwork missing? click here to find downloadable copies.
Parents, please do not park in front of the school, as that's where the buses need to park!

SCHOOL CONFERENCES
October 28th 4-8 pm (classes are 8:30-3:00)
October 29th 8:00 am-3:30pm
October 30th 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
October 29th-31st no classes
Paper conference sign up sheets are in the hallway outside the main office.  Haven't made a plan? At this point most science & math teachers have schedules that are completely full, but you can still set up a time to meet with the core teacher. Call the office, if you or your student cannot stop by the office.

Upcoming Events

Oct  24th Dress-up Day- If you've got your Halloween costume ready & its school appropriate (not too bare, no weapons, no masks) wear it!

Oct 24th Talent Show 2:15 pm - Visitors need to sign in at the office if they wish to attend.

Oct 26-28 Outdoor School - see above for details

Oct 27 BSU 3:15-4:15 pm

Oct 28-30 Conferences

Oct 29-31 NO School

Nov 6th, 7th & 8th The Winter's Tale 7 pm

Nov 10th & 11th NO School

Nov 13th & 14th The Winter's Tale 7 pm

Nov 15th The Winter's Tale 2 pm

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

High school info nights for 8th graders

October 28, 2014

Learn about your neighborhood high school or focus schools Benson and Jefferson. Information sessions for 8th graders start in November with Wilson, Cleveland and Grant. 

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Youngest readers receive reading calendars during conferences

October 28, 2014
Stacks of Multnomah County Library reading calendars were distributed to schools by language needs this week. Nearly 17,000 Portland Public Schools kindergartener, first, second, and third graders will take home special Multnomah County Library Reading Calendar Tips during parent/teacher conferences this week. The distribution fosters a culture of reading and helps parents support young readers. 

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Grant hosts anti-violence speaker Giffords

October 27, 2014
From left: Grant Magazine design editor Bella Rideau; former U.S. rep. Gabrielle Giffords; Grant Magazine editors-in-chief Hunter Stewart, Koji Wieber and Eliza Brown; Grant Magazine volunteer instructor David Austin.

Former U.S. Representative Gabrielle Giffords, D-Arizona, was in Portland Oct. 21 leading a roundtable focused on the intersection of domestic violence with gun violence, reported Grant Magazine.

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