Portland Public Schools
Portland, Oregon

James John Elementary School

Home of the James John Lions!

7439 N Charleston Ave.  | Portland, OR 97203
Phone: (503) 916-6266 | Fax: (503) 916-2641

School News & Announcements

April 2014 • abril 2014

24 – Family Traditions Night, 6:00-7:30
24 – La noche de los tradiciones familiares, 6:00-7:30

30 –Run For The Arts, money & forms due
30 – Correr por las artes, dinero y formas debidas

May 2014 • mayo 2014

6 –PTA Meeting, 6:30 – 7:30
6 – Reunión del PTA, 6:30 – 7:30

7 – Walk To School Day, 7:45 at Community Center
7 – Día de caminar a la escuela, 7:45 en el Centro Comunitario

13 – Site Council, at 3:00
13 – Consejo del plantel, a las 3:00

13 – Burgerville Night, 4:00 – 8:00
13 – Noche de Burgerville, 4:00 – 8:00

14 – Safety Patrol to Oaks Park, 9:15 – 2:00
14 – Patrulla de seguridad a Oaks Park, 9:15 – 2:00

21 – late opening, at 10:00
21 – apertura tardía, a las 10:00

26 – Memorial Day, no school
26 – Día Conmemorativo, no hay clases

Daily Schedule

7:45 a.m. Breakfast Begins
8:00 a.m. Breakfast Ends
8:00 a.m. First Bell
8:05 a.m. Tardy Bell
10:50 a.m. - 12:25 p.m. K-5 Lunch and recess are on a rotation
2:10 p.m. Dismissal (Grades K-3)
2:15 p.m. Dismissal (Grades 4-5)

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PPS News

PPS announces new principal assignments

July 25, 2014

New principal announcements for 2014-15 include Juanita Valder, a veteran PPS vice principal, as new principal of Franklin High School and Filip Hristic, principal at Creative Science School K-8, as new principal of Roosevelt High School. 

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Portland School Board takes a stand on new test

July 23, 2014
The Portland School Board voted 7 to 0 July 22 on a resolution that calls upon state and federal education officials to delay the use of the new Smarter Balanced Assessment in teacher evaluation, provide the necessary funding to effectively implement the test and not use the test for punitive labeling of teachers, students or schools.
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Board approves plan for adding classrooms to modernized high schools

July 23, 2014

The Portland School Board voted 7 - 0  on July 22 to allow PPS to allocate an additional $8 million for more classrooms in the modernized Roosevelt and Franklin high schools, increasing the number of courses students can take over their high school career.

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