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


Once a month a new edition of the Scroll will be posted to this page and you will get an email from us inviting you to come take a look. If you want a paper copy, you'll find them in the rack across from the da Vinci office.

If you would like da Vinci news briefs sent to you contact Sheli at sbryan@pps.net Thanks for staying in touch! They will come at least once a week, but sometimes more often. If you want to look at the Daily Bulletin, there is a link on the home page.

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Tips for a Successful Parent-Teacher Conference
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Scroll May 29th In this issue: Capstone; Forecasting; Jr. Rose Parade; Scrip last call Dragon bench; Promotion Help;Dance concert Photos and more

Scroll May 22nd In this issue: Music Concert; Spirit Week; Student Dance Party; Promotion; PTSA Meeting;Summer Gathering Hosts and more

Scroll May 15th In this issue: Music Concert; Forecasting Update; Drama Showcase; Poetry Slam; Cafeteria News; PTSA Update; Promotion Reception Help; Summer Gathering hosts; High School News; Summer Opportunities and more

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Scroll May 1st In this issue: Teacher Appreciation Week; PTSA Leadership Call; Auction Action; Junior Rose Parade Guidelines; Elders Parenting Workshop; Dates for 8th grade events and more!

Scroll April 24th In this issue: Yearbooks; WhiteBird Field Trip; Teacher Appreciation Week; Dough for Dollars; Dragon Bench Rehab; Seeking Summer Hosts to Welcome New da Vinci families and more

Scroll April 17th In this issue Upcoming Events; Link to buy Spring Dance Concert tickets; Young Composers Project; News from Madison & Wilson high schools;  Dress Code Reminder; Holocaust memoir screens at da Vinci; da Vinci to take WhiteBird field trip; Students asked to review LA/SS materials and more!

Scroll April 10th In this issue Upcoming Events; PPS MS Honor Music Concert; da Vinci Lit Mag seeks submissions; $crip News;How to Become a LEO Leader; Young Playwrights for Change; PPS 2025 Survey Summer opportunities for students and more.

Scroll April 3rd In this issue Upcoming Events, Dragon Bench Repair; Sweatpants orders due 4/7/15; Nobel Prize winner speaking; First day of school next year: August 27th! and more

Scroll March 20th In this issue Upcoming Events; Scholastic Art Awards Update; Literary Magazine Call,  Sweat Pants last call, and more!

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Scroll February 27th Inside this issue: Upcoming Events, OBOB results, Honor Band & Choir, Raffle Wrap-up, Buy Scrip reminder, Day of Silence, SEUSSICAL !!! and lots of community news!

Scroll February 13, 2015 Inside this issue: Upcoming Events; OBOB Battle schedule; Trogdor auditions coming; Seussical needs your help; Track & Field for middle school students and more things from around the community

Scroll February 6, 2015 Inside this issue: Upcoming Events; da Vinci Community Survey summary (posted on mainpage); Masters Drama show this week, Immunization Information, Fundraising-BSU Valentines, Foundation Raffle, FM Rewards, PPS SUrvey reminder, Spring break workshop at SCRAP and more...

Scroll January 30, 2015 Inside this issue: Upcoming Events; Smarter Balanced Assessments; Successful Schools Survey; New Student Handbooks; Applying to da Vinci & New Lottery policy; FM Rewards; Heart of Portland Showcase and more

Scroll January 9, 2015 Inside this issue: Dance 3/4 Showcase info; BSU Meeting changes; Ashland FT; Jazz Band News; Dine Out Night; Foundation Raffle; PTSA Meeting and more!

Scroll December 2014 Inside this issue: Dance 1/2 Showcase info; Music Concert info & ticket form; PPS Transfer Feedback; Finnegans on stage @ Cleveland;Madison HS info Night; Ski Bus info; and more!

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Dance Day with the Gendrills

Scroll November 2014 Inside this issue: BSU News; Math help on Mondays; QSA meeets; Girls Basketball Teams forming; Dance 1 & 2  Showcase; Oregon battle of the Books deadline soon; Ski Bus Info; PTSA News-Book Drive-Arts Fair-Meeting-Rewards Cards; The Winter's Tale;events at area high schools and more

Scroll October 2014  Inside this issue: Upcoming Events; Locker Prep & Painting, Outdoor School, Picture Retake Day; Girls Inc. class; da Vinci Gallery Show; Oregon Battle of the Books, sweatpants order forms; ways to get the community to support da Vinci & more

Scroll September 2014  Inside this issue: Upcoming Events; After school options & registration information; Back to School Announcement & Schedule Template; Picture Day Info including website for online ordering; Wasson Core get together; Front Doors Locked?; Synergy News; Smiles and Tenacity by Fred Locke