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

PPS hits a high note with new instruments

April 24, 2015

This fall, band teachers will put 750 new musical instruments into the hands of budding musicians, thanks to a $925,000 investment PPS is making in the district band program, eroded over years of budget cuts. 

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Gifted students shine as TAG revs up

April 24, 2015
Agustin Montes-Tacuba says he loves being challenged at ACCESS.

ACCESS Academy’s Agustin Montes-Tacuba is so gifted, the fifth-grader just received a statewide award for his academics and leadership, yet five years ago, it seemed like his intellect might go unnoticed. 

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Focus on Diversity: three films in May

April 23, 2015

The PPS Focus on Diversity Film & Lecture Series will be screening three great films to wrap up the school year.

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