Welcome to King
King PK-8 School is a thriving Turnaround Arts and International Baccalaureate school in the heart of Northeast Portland. Please check out the following new features on our Web site: a slideshow on the About Us page, Turnaround Arts and IB blog pages and short bios on the Staff Pages. Do you have other ideas for improving the King Web site? Let us know.
Turnaround Arts Inspires Achievement
A signature initiative of the President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities (PCAH), of which First Lady Michelle Obama is Honorary Chair, Turnaround Arts helps us provide a comprehensive, integrated arts curriculum to every student. At King we believe the arts present a unique opportunity to engage our school community and to inspire student achievement. See how Turnaround Arts is making a difference at King.
King Students Make a Better World
King School is an International Baccalaureate World School. Our IB program helps students become inquiring, knowledgeable and caring young people who can create a better and more peaceful world through intercultural understanding and respect. Learn how this challenging, inquiry-based program is shaping King students.
School News and Announcements
…an extra Scoop of School for King Students
King School is the recipient of a large Federal Grant that benefits King Students in many ways including a full-time Media teacher and Arts Instruction. The “Twelve Days of July” gives King Students an opportunity to…
- Spend three weeks in integrated IB study
- Fine tune the academic skills they developed this year
- Participate in fun and engaging learning activities
o Field trips
o Technology/Media Lab Activities
o Extended IB Learning
The Twelve Days of July for K – 7th:
Monday – Thursday: July 8th – July 11th
Monday – Thursday: July 15th – 18th
Monday – Thursday: July 22th – 25th
School Days: 8:50 am – 3:00 pm
King Students, K – 7th grade, are expected to attend all three weeks of July as part of their full school year. This exciting opportunity will serve to extend learning from one year to the next and make sure your student does not have a “summer slide” in learning.
...Unos dias extra de clases a los estudiantes de King
La escuela de King recibio unos fondos federales que beneficiaran los estudiantes de King en diferentes maneras. Los Doce dias de julio les daran los estudiantes de King una oportunidad para…
- Tener una experiencia de aprendizaje de calidad con sus maestros.
- Desarrollar las habilidades academicas
- Actividades Divertidas
o Un laboratorio de computadoras nuevas
Los Doce Dias de julio para los estudiantes en los grados K - 7:
martes - viernes: el 8 de Julio – 11 de julio
lunes - jueves: el 15 de Julio – 18 de julio
lunes - jueves: el 22 de Julio – 25 de julio
Dias de clase: 8:50 – 3:00
Se require que los estudiantes de King asistan last res semanas completas. Esta oportunidad le servira para ampliar el aprendizaje de los estudiantes.
Native American dancers performed at the final King School assembly of the year. Along with muralist Rodolfo Serna, the dancers welcomed in and dedicated the installation of two murals that were created with students.