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

Enrollment Balancing Activities

Dec. 3:District-wide Boundary Review Advisory Committee meeting, 5:45 pm, 501 N. Dixon St.

Thanks to the more than 3,000 people who attended meetings on enrollment balancing. Slideshow.  Growing Great Schools.

Next steps: D-BRAC considers feedback, shapes recommendations to Superintendent Carole Smith.

Discover Franklin

It's time for 8th graders and their families to Discover Franklin!

If your student is a current 8th grader and will attend Franklin High School starting Fall 2016, then we invite you to join us on Wednesday, December 9, 2015, from 6:15pm - 8:00pm at Franklin at Marshall Campus located at 3905 SE 91st Ave., 97266

At this annual event you and your student will have an opportunity to hear about our nationally-recognized Advanced Scholar Program, Advanced Placement options (which can earn students college credit) and our dual-credit program; talk with teachers from all disciplines; meet with current coaches and players from a variety of our athletic teams; see the wide array of clubs available to our students; and tour the school. 

In addition to learning all about Franklin’s course offerings and programs ~ and seeing just what makes Franklin so unique! ~ you will also have an opportunity to speak with representatives from the modernization team and get a sneak peak of the new Franklin Campus which is set to open in Fall 2017!  

We hope to see you there so you can discover why we are proud to be Quakers!

When: Wednesday, December 9th, 2015
            6:15 - 8:00 p.m.

Where: Franklin at Marshall Campus
             3905 SE 91st Ave
             Portland, OR 97266

Mind Up

December Schedule

  • December 7: Mindful Seeing

January Schedule:

  • January 4: Mindful Smelling
  • January 19: Mindful Tasting

February Schedule:

  • February 1: Mindful Movement 1
  • February 16: Mindful Movement 2
  • February 29: Perspective Taking

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

November 2015

November 11 | NO SCHOOL | Veteran's Day Holiday

November 26 & 27 | NO SCHOOL | Thanksgiving Holiday

December 2015

December 2 | Winter Craft Extravaganza | 5-8 p.m.

December 7 |  Lane Choir Performance | The Old Church

December 9 | 6th Grade Recognition Assembly | 2:45 p.m.

December 9 | Lane Choir Performance | Westminster Presbyterian Church

December 10 | 7th Grade Recognition Assembly | 2:45 p.m.

December 11 | 8th Grade Recognition Assembly | 2:45 p.m.

December 16 | 2-Hour Late Opening

December 21 - January 1 | NO SCHOOL | Winter Break



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PearsonLearn 360



PPS News

Language immersion students excel in reading

November 24, 2015
Fourth grade students in Chinese immersion at Woodstock School.

Students enrolled in PPS dual-language immersion programs – whether English speakers or English learners - significantly outpace their peers in reading, a big, new study released this fall found. 


Bond progress update, Fall 2015

November 24, 2015
A group of Roosevelt students receive an up close view of the construction process in early November.

The first new high school buildings in nearly 50 years are starting to rise out of the ground at both Roosevelt and Franklin high schools and master planning is progressing for Grant and about to launch for Benson, Lincoln and Madison high schools.


Get urgent news: Weather. Emergencies. Disasters.

November 24, 2015

Do you know how PPS responds to emergencies and winter weather - and how and when we communicate with you? Check out the PPS Get Urgent News page.

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