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

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School News & Announcements

Kindergarten Open House!

Dia de Los Ninos!

RHS Cluster Resource Night!


April 2015

April

1st

- Walk to school day at community center 7:45am

- Run for the arts

4th

Grounds clean up 9-11am

 6th  Sun School begins
 7th  Dental Sealant Education 2nd and 3rd grades
 7th  PTA meeting @ 6:30-7:30 pm
 10th  Planning Day - no school for students
 13th-24th  Bike Safety Education 5th grades
 14th  Burgerville Night 5-8pm
 15th  Late Opening 10am
 
27th through May 28th
 OAKS Testing
 29th
 Run for the Arts
 30th

 Baker and Schneider Field Trip

Downtown Tour 8:45-1:30

 30th  Celebration for the Arts @5:30 - 7:30 pm




Go Lions!

 

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-2)
2:15 p.m. Dismissal (Grades 3-5)

James John Calendar

PPS News

Keep up with the PIL: April newsletter

April 17, 2015

Get an update on PIL growth, celebrate Nike's incredible track shoes donation and congratulate Roosevelt's Coach Kelsey on her Comcast Coach of the Year!! April PIL Newsletter

Ipads to help boost early literacy

April 17, 2015
Whitman families were among those who receive free ipads as part of the pilot project to help all students read by third grade. A pilot program at four Portland Public Schools aims to bridge the digital divide while engaging families in helping students boost reading skills. 

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Beaumont students gather Vanport stories before they're lost

April 14, 2015
This is a poster designed by Beaumont students showing images of Vanport. Beaumont Middle School students are learning at the confluence of race relations, cutting-edge technology and college-level history as they preserve the stories of those who lived in Vanport, the Oregon city destroyed by flood waters 67 years ago. [More]

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