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

Two-hour late opening, Wednesday, April 16

Wednesday, April 16 is a two-hour late opening for most elementary, K-8 and middle schools; classes commence two hours later than usual.  The following schools are closed a full day: Chavez, George, King, Lane, Rigler, Rosa Parks, Scott, Sitton, Vernon, Whitman and Woodmere. High schools are on normal schedule and not impacted by this professional development day.

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!

Student Daily Bulletins
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 CLICK HERE TO GO TO THE AUCTION TICKET ORDER SITE:
http://www.davinci.schoolauction.net/auction2014

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Upcoming Events

April 7th
Dance class after school rehearsals begin

April 8th
Odd Period Block Day (Usually on Thursdays)
Run for the Arts pledge forms due
NEW DATE-Site Council 3:30-5:00 pm
Open to everyone

April 9th
Run Day
-Run for the Arts
Students run from 2:00-2:30

April 10th
Seven Period Day (Usually a block day)
Last Day of the 3rd trimester

April 11th
NO SCHOOL - Grading Day

April 14th
BSU Meets 3:00-4:30

April 16th
QSA 3:00-4:30

April 16th
LATE OPENING 10:15
QSA Meets 3:00

April 18th
DA VINCI AUCTION

da Vinci Calendar

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Important Information

INCLEMENT WEATHER

SCRIP ORDER FORM
Due Tuesdays at 9:00 am for delivery on Thursday
Curbside sales Friday pm.
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

Gray MS teacher Siedel is Milken winner

April 15, 2014
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Milken Foundation Co-Founder Mike Milken surprised Robert Gray Middle School math teacher Teresa Chan Seidel with the national Milken Educator Award April 15 amid a jubilant all-school assembly. Called the "Oscar of Teaching," the award includes a $25,000 prize.

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PPS, Concordia partner on Faubion plan

April 01, 2014
Portland Public Schools, Boora Architects and Concordia University presented the master plan for a proposed Faubion PK-8 School rebuild for school board review March 31.  The Faubion rebuild and modernization of Franklin, Grant and Roosevelt high schools will be paid for with the eight-year, $482 million PPS School Building Improvement Bond. [More]

Long-time alternative school closing its doors

April 01, 2014
The Youth Employment Institute, a valued community-based alternative school that has served Portland Public Schools students for 30 years, has announced that it plans to close due to financial reasons. The school district will cover an extra month of services, placing the school’s closure date at April 30, to give time for PPS to assist the program’s 34 students in finding other schools. [More]

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