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

November 2014
27th & 28th – Thanksgiving
no school

December 2014
2nd – Hearing Screening follow-up
9:00-2:00 in Rm. 35 (art room)
2nd – PTA Meeting
4th & 5th grades presentations
@ 6:00-7:30
3rd – Walk To School Day
7:45 @ Community Center
4th – picture re-takes
5th – assembly: Pressure Point
@ 10:15 for 4th & 5th grades in the Auditorium
6th - James Johns grounds clean up
@ 9:00-11:00
8th – 11th – Scholastic Book Fair
9th – Burgerville Night
@ 5:00-8:00
17th – late opening
@ 10:00
22nd-Jan. 2nd – Winter Break
no school


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

Benson, Lincoln and Madison approved to proceed with master planning

November 25, 2014
The Portland School Board Nov. 25 approved Benson, Lincoln and Madison high schools for the next bond. The Portland School Board voted 6-0 Nov. 25 to complete master planning for the modernization of Benson, Lincoln and Madison high schools in the next two years and to place those schools on a bond that will go to voters in 2016 to finance those modernizations. 


Franklin, Madison welcome 8th graders

November 25, 2014

Franklin and Madison high schools will hold information sessions in December for 8th graders to learn about their neighborhood high school.


Superintendent recommends enrollment and transfer system changes

November 25, 2014
PPS SACET Committee Superintendent Carole Smith forwarded to the Portland School Board on Monday, Nov. 24, a plan for aligning the PPS enrollment and transfer system across all grades and school configurations with the PPS Racial Educational Equity Policy. 


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