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

December 2014

17th (Wed)

Late Start – 10 AM

22nd (Mon) – Jan. 2

Winter Break – No School

January 2015

6th (Tue)

PTA Meeting @ 6:00-7:30

7th  (Wed)

Walk To School Day
7:45 @ Community Center

12th (Mon)

SUN School Begins

13th (Tue) and 14th (Wed)

TAG Testing in Rm. 42

13th (Tue)

Burgerville Night

19th (Mon)

Martin Luther King Jr. Day-
no school

21st (Wed)

late opening @ 10:00

22nd (Thu) and 23rd (Fri)

2nd grade Pedestrian Safety
8:15 – Fast
9:00 – Fleischman
9:45 – Nicholson
10:30 – Ruth

22nd (Thu)

Oregon Battle of The Books begin

27th (Tue)

2nd grades field trip
Oregon Children’s Theater 9:00 – 11:45

28th (Wed)

1st grades field trip
Oregon Children’s Theater 10:45 – 1:30

29th (Thu)

Connect to Kindergarten

30th (Fri)

planning day
no school for students     

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

Teachers give books as gifts before holiday break

December 19, 2014
Chief Joseph third grade tacher Susanna Walker hands out books as gifts to students. Thanks to generous Portlanders who contributed to the second annual Children's Book Harvest, every student at four PPS schools received a book as a gift on the last day of classes before winter break.


You're invited: Special Education Forum

December 18, 2014

PPS Special Education is holding a series of community forums to hear the thoughts and ideas of family, student and community stakeholders. The next forum is Jan. 21. 


PPS What I Say: Kat Caskey, college grad

December 18, 2014
Kat Caskey’s story is one of perseverance and determination despite tall odds. [More]

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