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

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

Parents, teachers & students all did their part and so once again our lockers are adorned with fresh artworks!

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
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.  You (or your student) can access them from 7:30 am-6:00 pm. Use the all-access door to enter before 8:15 or after 5:00 pm.

Upcoming Events

Oct 13  BSU 3:15-4:15

Oct 15 LATE OPENING  10:30 am

Oct 17th Run for the Arts donations due Sweatpants order forms due

Oct  24th Picture retake day (am only)

Oct 26-28 Outdoor School

Oct 27 BSU 3:15-4:15 pm

Oct 28-30Conferences

Oct 29-31 NO CLASSES

da Vinci Calendar

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Important Information


da Vinci Foundation 
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Due Tuesdays at 9:00 am for delivery on Thursday

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PPS News

Achievement progress affirms PPS focus

October 17, 2014

Portland Public Schools exceeded attendance targets and nearly hit its graduation target, while falling short in third grade reading, ninth grade credits earned and the five-year high school completion rate, affirming the priorities Superintendent Carole Smith's set this fall.


School board declines to set achievement targets in areas measured by new state tests

October 15, 2014
The Portland School Board unanimously approved a PPS committee recommendation Oct. 14 that the district not set state Achievement Compact Targets for 2014-15 in areas that would be measured by the new Smarter Balanced tests until the reliability and validity of the new tests is established and districts have baseline data on this new assessment. [More]

PPS bond development committee recommends high schools

October 14, 2014
Benson Polytechnic High School is one of the three high schools recommended for the planned 2016 bond. The PPS Bond Development Committee (BDC) delivered its recommendations for the high schools to be included in the planned 2016 & 2020 school improvement bonds. 


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