Portland Public Schools
Portland, Oregon

Lane Quasar LogoLane Middle School

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

Cleveland High 8th Grade Parent Night

Parents: Get the Straight Scoop on Cleveland High!

Want to hear about Cleveland through the eyes of fellow parents?  Find out the straight scoop at an informal open house sponsored by the Cleveland High School Foundation.  You will hear from current CHS parents about the curriculum, the teachers, the renowned International Baccalaureate program, school athletics and extracurricular activities, and navigating the leap from middle school to high school.

When: Monday, November 3 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm

Where: Hopworks Urban Brewery, 2944 SE Powell Blvd (we will be in the banquet room)

Questions: Contact MaryKay West at mwest1962@comcast.net or 503-233-8788

We hope to see you there – We’re excited to meet you!

Girls Inc. Workshops

Lane Girls are invited to a Girls Inc. Workshop

Miss Representation Workshop: Wednesday, November 5th, 3:45 - 5:45
The Miss Representation Workshop will introduce girls to concepts of media literacy and gender socialization, as well as the ways in which media shapes our culture. Students are encouraged to explore how media is used to communicate ideas. During this workshop instructional clips from the documentary film "Miss Representation" will help explain how media shapes ideas around what it means to be a girl.

For more information about Girls, Inc. visit: http://girlsincpnw.org/

If you are interested in attending a workshop, please pick up a sign-up form from Travis Wells in the SUN School office. 

School Supplies for 2014-15

Supplies will be available for purchase at Lane for a $6 donation. 

2" or larger binder. 

3-Pencils (mechanical or traditional)

2-Pens (blue or black ink)

100 sheet composition notebooks (marbled kind) for interactive notebooks

1 quad (graph) Composition Books

8 Tab separators packet for note section, homework, worksheets etc

Loose college ruled notebook paper for classroom notes and classroom work


Pencil pouch 

Glue stick


Student Health Services Information

Please click here for information on Lane's Health Clinic Services.

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..

EdBox is now ParentVUE



EdBox Viewer gets new name in Fall 2013

In Fall 2013, as part of the transition to the new Synergy student information system, PPS will replace the EdBox Viewer that middle and high school families can use to access student grades and attendance. The new EdBox tool, called Synergy ParentVUE, will be available in multiple languages and also as a free mobile app. Families will receive new log-in instructions to Synergy ParentVUE and links to online support materials in Fall 2013. For more information, please visit synergyspotlight.pps.net

EdBox Viewer recibe Nuevo nombre en el otoño del 2013

En el otoño del 2013, como parte de la transición al Nuevo sistema de información estudiantil, Las Escuelas Públicas de Portland reemplazaran el EdBox Viewer que las familias de secundaria y preparatoria pueden utilizar para acceder a las calificaciones del estudiante y la asistencia. La nueva herramienta de EdBox, llamada Synergy ParentVUE, estará disponible en varios idiomas y también como una aplicación móvil.

Las familias recibirán nuevo log-in instrucciones a ParentVUE y enlaces a materiales de apoyo en línea en el otoño de 2013. Para obtener más información, visite synergyspotlight.pps.net

The Great Eight

Key Dates

Coming up in October

October 29-31 | Parent - Teacher Conferences | No School

Coming up in November

November 3 | Cleveland High Information Night | Hopworks Urban Brewery 

November 5 | Girls Inc. Miss Representation Workshop | 3:45 - 5:45 p.m.

November 10-11  | Teacher Planning Day + Veteran's Day Holiday | No School

November 27-28  | Thanksgiving Holiday | No School



Ed BoxAesop - for getting a sub

PearsonLearn 360



PPS News

Achievement progress affirms PPS focus

October 17, 2014

Portland Public Schools exceeded attendance targets and nearly hit its graduation target, while falling short in third grade reading, ninth grade credits earned and the five-year high school completion rate, affirming the priorities Superintendent Carole Smith's set this fall.


School board declines to set achievement targets in areas measured by new state tests

October 15, 2014
The Portland School Board unanimously approved a PPS committee recommendation Oct. 14 that the district not set state Achievement Compact Targets for 2014-15 in areas that would be measured by the new Smarter Balanced tests until the reliability and validity of the new tests is established and districts have baseline data on this new assessment. [More]

PPS bond development committee recommends high schools

October 14, 2014
Benson Polytechnic High School is one of the three high schools recommended for the planned 2016 bond. The PPS Bond Development Committee (BDC) delivered its recommendations for the high schools to be included in the planned 2016 & 2020 school improvement bonds. 


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