Portland Public Schools
Portland, Oregon

Lane Quasar LogoLane Middle School

Think College!

7200 SE 60th Ave. | Portland, OR 97206
Phone: (503) 916-6355 | Fax: (503) 916-2648

Lane Grounds Clean Up

Join the Lane PTA in a grounds cleanup! 

Help the Lane PTA make the outside of our school as beautiful as the inside and build pride in all of our Lane family as well as the Brentwood-Darlington neighborhood. We are holding a gardening/clean up party on Saturday, May 7th from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

There will be food, fun, crafts, balloons and possibly games for all!

We need people to come help at the event with all of the following tasks: 
  • Create a path near the Head Start Entrance. 
  • Plant annuals and drought resistant plants at entrance of Head Start. 
  • Pick up trash around grounds. 
  • Clear dead shrubs and brush along the fence by Tennis Courts. 
  • Spread barkdust in all beds around the school. 
  • Plant annuals, drought resistant plants and summer bulbs. 
Please bring your own tools with your name on them. 

Contact lanepdxpta@gmail.com with questions.

Green Thumb Plant Sale

Green Thumb Plant Sales 

The Green Thumb Program is starting their annual plant sales this weekend! Support this student-run business and stock up on Mother’s Day Baskets, annuals and perennials, veggie starts and houseplants. Green Thumb is located at 6801 SE 60th Ave. Portland, OR 97206

Schedule of sales:
  • Friday, April 29th 9:30am – 2:30pm
  • Friday, May 6th 9:30am – 2:30pm
  • Thursday, May 12th 9:30am – 5:30pm
  • Friday, May 13th 9:30am – 2:30pm
  • Friday, May 20th 9:30 – 2:30pm

Spring Concert

Lane Music Spring Concert

Join us in the Lane Gym on Thursday, May 19th from 7:00 - 8:30 p.m. for our Spring Concert!

Spirit Week

Spirit Week Themes: May 16-20, 2016 
Monday, May 16: Star Family Colors (ROY G. BIV) - Assembly  
Tuesday, May 17: Pajama Day 
Wednesday, May 18: School Colors - Purple/Grey 
Thursday, May 19: Jersey - Sports team  
Friday, May 20: Tiara's/Ties/Formal - Dance

Lane PTA

Join the Lane PTA!

Hello Lane Teachers, Staff, Parents, Neighbors and Families! 

The Lane Middle School PTA is up and running! This is a very exciting time for us! We need YOUR help!!. When you join the Lane Middle School PTA for only $10.00 a year, you give yourself a voice in the policy-making that affects your children, the school, and our communities. Click here to become a PTA member.

Here is what’s brewing for the rest of the 2015 - 2016 school year:
Monday, May 2nd | 6:30 pm | PTA MEETING - Special Guest Kendall Palmer, Brentwood Darlington Neighborhood Association.
Wednesday, May 4th | 5pm - 9pm | Original Taco House Dine Out Night: 3550 SE Powell Blvd, Portland, OR 97202. A portion of the night’s earnings will benefit Lane.
Saturday, May 7th | 9-1 pm | Grounds Cleanup Day 
Tuesday, May 17th | All Day!! | Pizzicato Dough For Dollars: 1630 SE Bybee Blvd, Portland, OR 97202.  

If you’d like to be a Board Member for the 2016 - 2017 School Year, email us at lanepdxpta@gmail.com or come to a meeting!! 

See you soon! 
Betsy Miller, Lane Middle School PTA President 

Learn more by clicking here.

Mind Up

May Schedule:

  • May 2: Philosophical Chairs Strategy Lesson Part 2
  • May 9: Expressing Gratitude
  • May 16: Assembly - Spirit Week
  • May 23: Welcoming 5th Graders
  • May 31: Performing Acts of Kindness

June Schedule:
  • June 6: Assembly - Student Celebration

PPS Messaging System

Sign up for new PPS Messaging System!

You can now get text messages about school closures, delays, emergencies and events! Text "Yes" to 68453 from your mobile phone! For more information, click here.

Find Lane on Facebook

Lane now has a Facebook page!

Follow us and keep up with school events and news: https://www.facebook.com/Lane-Middle-School-679035308894678/timeline/

2015-2016 School Supply List

2015-2016 School Supply List

  • Backpack
  • Binder
  • Pencil Pouch
  • Notebook Dividers
  • 1 Pack College Ruled Notebook Paper
  • 1 Lined Composition Book
  • 1 Quad-Ruled Composition Book (for Math)
  • 6 No. 2 Pencils
  • 1 Hand-Held Pencil Sharpener
  • 2 Ball-Point Pen

Be sure to put your name on all of your supplies!

Student Rights And Responsibilities Handbook

Please click the links below to view the Student Rights and Responsibility Handbook:







StudentVUE & ParentVUE

Parents and Students can track grades and attendence online!

Middle school families can access student grades and attendance using Synergy ParentVUE and Synergy StudentVue. It is available in multiple languages and can also be viewed as a free mobile app. Families will receive new log-in instructions to Synergy ParentVUE and links to online support materials in Fall of each school year. For more information, please click here.

Los padres y los estudiantes pueden realizar un seguimiento de las calificaciones y acojidos en linea!

Las familias de la escuela media pueden tener acceso a las calificaciones del estudiante y la asistencia utlizando Synergy ParentVue. Esta disponible en varios idiomas y tambien se puede ver como una aplicacion movil gratuita. La familias recibiran nuevas instrucciones conectar a Synergy ParentVue Y enclaces a materiales de apoyo en linea en el otono de cada ano escolar. Para obtener mas informations, por favor haga clic aquí.

Student Health Services Information

Please click here for information from Lane's School Nurse.

You'll find helpful information on:

  • Oregon requirements for immunizations and screenings
  • Tips on what the school needs from you to best serve your child's health needs
  • Policies for medication administration
  • And much more..

Key Dates

May 2016


May 4 | Cinco de Mayo Party at Lane

May 18 | 2-Hour Late Opening

May 19 | Lane Music Spring Concert | 7 - 8:30 pm

May 23-27 | 6th Graders at Outdoor School

May 30 | NO SCHOOL | Memorial Day

June 2016

June 9 | Last Day of School



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PPS News

Advisory committee forwards to superintendent recommendations for district-wide structural changes

January 29, 2016

The District-Wide Boundary Review Committee sent to the superintendent on Jan. 28 the first blueprint for structural change district-wide in many years, on the principle that balancing growing enrollment among all schools will support strong schools in every neighborhood, investing in the continued vitality of the city.


PPS grad rate up 21 points in seven years

January 28, 2016
Portland Public Schools graduation rate rose four percentage points last year to 74 percent, a 21 percentage point increase over seven years.  The PPS five-year graduation rate also improved two percentage points to 75 percent, up from 73 percent.

Board approves 2016-2017 calendar

January 26, 2016
The Portland Public Schools board voted 6-1 tonight, January 26, to start school August 29, 2016 and end June 9, 2017.


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