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9935 NW Durrett St. | Portland, OR 97229
Phone: (503) 916-5400 | Fax: (503) 916-2730

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School Supply List



3 Box Crayola Crayons (24 ct)**          2 Pkg. - #2 Ticonderoga Pencils**      1 Box Crayola Fine Tip Markers**       1 Black Sharpie Fine-Tip**  

1 Box Kleenex Tissues**                       1 Box 8 Crayola Water Color Paints** 1 Pkg. Sanford Magic Rub Erasers**   1 Box Gallon Ziploc Bags

4 Lg. Elmer’s Glue Sticks (white)**(No Purple Glue Sticks, Please)                                3 Thin Black Dry Erase Markers          1 Large orange highlighter

1 Box Crayola Broad Tip Markers**     1 Lg. Backpack to be carried to & from school – NO WHEELS!                      

These supplies will be “pooled” and used by all kindergarten students. Please do not mark with names – except:  please label name on backpack.

First Grade

1 Plastic 2 Pocket Folder      2 Lg. White Glue Sticks                        1 Pink Pearl Eraser                                2 Black Thin Dry Erase Pen                

1 Pr. Scissors (Fiskars)**     1 Plastic Supply Box (small)                                1 Pkg. Sq. Post-it Notes        2 Pkg. - #2 Ticonderoga Pencils**     

1 Lg. Yellow Highlighter       1 Black Sharpie, Fine Tip                     1 Box Crayola Crayons (24 ct.)**                                        

Tissues (Kleenex Brand, Please)**                                                      2 Two Pocket Folders (red, blue)                                                       

1 Box of Thick and Thin Crayola Markers

These supplies will be “pooled” and used by all 1st grade students.

Please do not mark with names – except: please label name on supply box.

Second Grade

1 Box Crayola Crayons (24) **                             4 Pkg. - # 2 Ticonderoga Pencils**     1 Crayola Colored Pencils (24) **

6 Lg. White Glue Sticks                        1 Ruler (in/cm)                                       1 Composition Book

1 Highlighter                                          1 Fiskar Pointed Scissors                    Fine & Broad Tip Crayola Markers**

2 Magic Rub Erasers                             1 Supply Box (8” x 5”)                           Prang Watercolor Paints (classic colors)

1 Pkg. Post-it Notes                                              1 Fine Tip Sharpie Pen                         1 Plastic 2-Pocket Folder, any color

3 – Heavy Duty Plastic 2-Pocket Folders (red, blue, green)                                              Tissues (Kleenex Brand, please)**


Third Grade

1 Box Crayola Crayons (24) **                             6 Lg. White Glue Sticks                        1 Pencil Box                           1 Highlighter

4 Pkg. - #2 Ticonderoga Pencils**      2 White Erasers                                     Fine Tip Sharpies                 Hand Sanitizer      

1 Pkg. Wide Ruled Notebook Paper    Wipes (Clorox Brand, please)**          Fine & Broad Tip Crayola Markers**  

1 Box (24) Colored Pencils**                               7” Fiskars Scissors                                               1 1” Binder w/ Clear Pocket Cover

Hand Held Pencil Sharpener                               Clear Plastic Ruler (in/cm)                    Post-it Notes                          Sturdy Plastic Homework Folder               

A – L Gallon Ziploc Bags                     M – Z Quart Ziploc Bags                      


Fourth Grade

1 Clear Heavy Plastic 2-Pocket Folder                1 Fiskar 7” Scissors                                              3 Pkg. - #2 Pencils**

Wipes (Clorox Brand, please)**          2 Red Ballpoint Pens                            1 White 3-ring Binder 1 ½ in. w/ clear pocket front

3 Yellow Highlighters                           2 Black Fine-Tip Sharpie                      2 Box Crayola Colored Pencils (24 ct.)**

2 Blue Ballpoint Pens                            3 Magic Rub Erasers                             2 Lined Composition Books – Wide Ruled       

2 Black Ultra-Fine Tip Sharpie                             1 Box Water Color Paints                     1 Pkg. Post-it Notes-any color

Hand Sanitizer – Girls Only                 1 Box Band-Aids – Boys Only                            

1 Set of 8 Tabs for Binder (Do not open, please)                                                             

1 Large Pencil Box (2 sizes please – 13” x 5” and 7” x 11” – Not more than 3” tall)                                                       

Do not put names on supplies except scissors, & pencil box

Fifth Grade

1 Composition Book                                             1 Box Colored Pencils**                       2 Highlighters                        1 Pkg. - #2 Pencils**             

1 Pkg. Post-it Notes                                              3 Super/Ultra Fine Black Felt Pens      Erasers                                   1 Fiskar Scissor**                                 

1 Pencil Sharpener                                               1 Set of (100) 3X5 Index Cards (colored & white)                                             

2 Pkgs. Wide-Ruled Notebook Paper                 Red Ink Pen for Corrections                                1 Box Colored Markers                        

2 Rolls Transparent Tape w/ dispenser             2” Clear View 3-Ring Binder                 Wipes (Clorox Brand, please)**

Do not put names on supplies except scissors & binder.




**High quality brands

(Crayola, Ticonderoga Pencils, Elmer’s White Glue)

are recommended.**

Meet Forest Park's new counselor, Ms. Wentworth

Dear Parents and Guardians,

I hope you had a wonderful and relaxing summer vacation! I would like to take this opportunity to introduce myself, my name is Cathy Wentworth and I have joined the staff of Forest Park Elementary as your new school counselor. I have been a part of the Forest Park community as a parent for the last three years and I am delighted to have this opportunity to be even more involved.

I received my Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Oregon State University (Go Beavs!) and a Master of Education from Lewis & Clark College. I have K-12 counseling experience from the Beaverton School District, Oregon City School District, and Eugene School District.

As a school counselor, my primary responsibility is to promote the academic, personal and social development of all students. I will be meeting with students individually, in small groups, conducting classroom lessons, meeting with parents, collaborating with teachers and staff, and consulting with community organizations to benefit and meet the needs of all Forest Park students and families.

Any student can request to meet with me or they can be referred by a teacher, administrator, or parent. I encourage you to reach out if you have any concerns regarding your child or if you and your child would like to meet me (which I would love!).

I am here to help students achieve their personal/social and academic goals, as well as provide support for parents and teachers. I can be reached by email at cwentworth@pps.net or by phone at 503-916-5400.

I am excited to be here and look forward to meeting you and your children!

Warm Regards,

Cathy Wentworth

What Makes Forest Park Special

1) The amazing support the school receives in every category from families: homework, volunteering, financial support

2) Children arrive at school ready to learn

3) Dedicated staff

4) Strong sense of community

5) Enthusiastic, creative students that are eager to learn

Daily Schedule

7:55 a.m. First Bell
8:00 a.m. Tardy Bell - Class Begins
10:45 a.m. Half Day Kindergarten Dismissal
10:50 a.m. - 12:25 p.m. K-5 Lunch/Recess is on a rotation
2:15 p.m. Dismissal (K-5)

Forest Park Program

Forest Park's Classroom Program: 2014-2015

All children will work with the following specialists during their week:

  • Technology with a teacher specializing in technology: Mr. Poujade
  • Library with a Library Assistant: Deb Kerrigan
  • PE with a PE specialist: Mr. Huntley two times each week
  • Music with a Music Specialist: Ms. Kim

Note: Forest Park is able to provide this well rounded program because of the funds raised through the Forest Park Foundation.  Thank you to everyone that gives so generously to the Forest Park Foundation.  It's all about the kids! Without the Foundation Forest Park would lose: some or all of the following positions:  PE, Technology, Library, and Educational Assistants that work with K-5 teachers.  Thank you Forest Park Parents .

In addition Forest Park children raised substantial funds through Run for the Arts last spring.  Those funds are being used for artist in residents at each grade level and all-school assemblies that celebrate the arts, especially music.

Activity Calendar

What I Learned Today!

What I learned today!

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.


Help students who've left reconnect to school

August 26, 2014
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. 

PPS greets more than 500 new educators

August 21, 2014

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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