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 welcomes 400 new teachers

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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School board grants superintendent first merit raise in seven-year tenure

August 04, 2014

The Portland School Board voted Aug. 4 to grant Superintendent Carole Smith the first merit raise of her seven-year tenure. 

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Rosa Parks Launches Year-Round School

July 29, 2014
Rosa Parks celebrated its year-round school launch with a parade and a picnic. Rosa Parks students began a new year-round school schedule last Monday, July 21, part of a two-year pilot program to test and evaluate a year-round school schedule. 

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