Portland Public Schools
Portland, Oregon

School logo of mustangsGeorge Middle School

Where every child reaches their potential!

10000 N. Burr Ave. | Portland, OR 97203
Phone: (503) 916-6262 | Fax: (503) 916-2627

Important Dates

January 22 - Last day of Quarter 2

January 25 - Teacher Planning Day, NO SCHOOL

February 10 - PTA Meeting, 6pm

February 12 - Quarter 2 Awards Assemblies

February 15 - President's Day, NO SCHOOL

February 17 - Late Opening, First bell at 11:09

March 9 - PTA Meeting & AVID Info Night, 6pm 

News and Announcements

WHAT IS THE 

POLAR PLUNGE?

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GOT PENNIES?

George PTA Penny Drive

January 18-29th

Collect pennies in your homeroom!

Put silver coins in other classrooms to subtract from their totals!

 

The winning homeroom gets a popcorn party!


STEM in the Spotlight

Seventh grade students will be working on a boat every Thursday until March 17. The project integrates math, science, and engineering while students learn about using tools, the importance of accuracy and the role boats play in history, economy and recreation.

AVID @George

2015-16 School Supply List
AVID Binders (available for $5 from the main office) must include:
2-3 inch binder
dividers
pencil pouch
2 or more pencils
2 or more blue or black pens
2 or more colors: highlighters
College-ruled notebook paper
We also request that each student bring these supplies for homeroom:
pencils
facial tissue
dry-erase markers
Optional items:
calculator
markers or colored pencils
gluesticks
clear tape


PPS Calendar

PPS News

Advisory committee forwards to superintendent recommendations for district-wide structural changes

January 29, 2016

The District-Wide Boundary Review Committee sent to the superintendent on Jan. 28 the first blueprint for structural change district-wide in many years, on the principle that balancing growing enrollment among all schools will support strong schools in every neighborhood, investing in the continued vitality of the city.

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PPS grad rate up 21 points in seven years

January 28, 2016
Portland Public Schools graduation rate rose four percentage points last year to 74 percent, a 21 percentage point increase over seven years.  The PPS five-year graduation rate also improved two percentage points to 75 percent, up from 73 percent.
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Board approves 2016-2017 calendar

January 26, 2016
The Portland Public Schools board voted 6-1 tonight, January 26, to start school August 29, 2016 and end June 9, 2017.

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