Portland Public Schools
Portland, Oregon

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AN EXCELLENCE IN EDUCATION
AWARD-WINNING SCHOOL

3119 SE Holgate Blvd. | Portland, OR 97202
Phone: (503) 916-6209 | Fax: (503) 916-2632

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.

APRIL EVENTS CALENDAR

April 2-Aaron Meyer Concert 1:00

April 3-PTA 6:30

April 8-Grades K-2 to Kinderkonzert

April 10-Drama Production at 9:30, 12:30, and 6:30

April 11-Plan Day-No School

April 16-Late Opening-School begins at 10:00; Awards Assembly 10:15

April 17-Festival of Flags; Grade 3 to Laurelhurst

April 18-Run for the Arts Funds Due: Neal to Bridge Tour

April 22-Kindergarten Spring Tour 1:00; Papa Murphy Dine Out Night

April 24-Stephenson to Symphony in a.m.; Cookie Dough Fundraiser Begins

April 25-Spring Picture Day

April 30-PTA Meeting 6:30

MAY EVENTS CALENDAR

May 1: Fifth to Reed College (May PTA meeting moved to 4/30) 

May 2: Second Grade to Franz Bakery

May 5-9: Teacher Appreciation Week

May 8: Cookie Dough Orders Due

May 9: Van Clock to Bridge Tour

May 10: PTA Garden Sale 9:00-3:00

May 16: Portland Taiko Assembly 1:00; Last Day to Check out Library Books

May 21: Late Opening; Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon

May 23: All Library Books Due

May 26: Memorial Day Holiday-No School

May 29: PTA Meeting 6:30

May 30: T-Shirt Day; Last Day of SUN

BOOKS, BLOOMS, & BARGAINS

JUNE EVENTS CALENDAR

June 2: Scrip Due

June 4 Field Day

June 5: Drama Performance 6:30

June 6: Drama Performance 9:30 & 12:30

June 11: Award Assembly 9:00

June 13: Last Day of School; T-Shirt Day; Kindergarten Promotion 1:00

June 16 & 17: Office Open

June 18: The building is closed for the entire summer for earthquake retrofit construction.  Please check back here to see when the office will reopen in August.

KINDERGARTEN

Getting ready for the New School Year 2014

Will your child be five years old by September 1?  Then get ready for kindergarten.  There is general information about kindergarten at http://www.pps.k12.or.us/departments/kindergarten/index.htm

Our next kindergarten tour is April 22 at 1:00 or call for an individual tour.  

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Brand new Faubion one step closer

April 17, 2014

The Portland School Board unanimously approved the Master Plans for the rebuilt Faubion PK-8 that is being developed in partnership with Concordia University.   “It’s incredibly exciting and we are all thrilled to see this unique partnership move forward," said Board Director Ruth Adkins. 

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Parents raise record amount for schools

April 17, 2014

The PPS parent community continues to fill gaps and break records with their fundraising, illuminating the countless volunteer hours spent by PPS parents in support of the entire district. In 2012-13, PPS parents raised a record $4.1 million. One-third of all monies raised by parents is set aside in the Portland Public Schools Foundation (PPSF) Equity Fund.

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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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