Portland Public Schools
Portland, Oregon

Lento logoLent School K-8

Neighborhood School and
Dual Immersion (Spanish/English) School

5105 SE 97th | Portland, OR 97266
Phone: (503) 916-6322 | Fax: (503) 916-2651

Two-hour late opening, Wednesday, April 16

Wednesday, April 16 is a two-hour late opening for most elementary, K-8 and middle schools; classes commence two hours later than usual.  The following schools are closed a full day: Chavez, George, King, Lane, Rigler, Rosa Parks, Scott, Sitton, Vernon, Whitman and Woodmere. High schools are on normal schedule and not impacted by this professional development day.

Welcome to Lent! A Message from the Principal

Upcoming Events & Reminders

Apr  02-2014       Sno Cap Mobile Food Pantry

Apr  03-2014       Garden Committee Meeting

Apr  04-2014       Coffee with the Principal

Apr  04-2014       Run for the Arts-Race Day!

Apr  11-2014       Latino Parent Meeting

Apr  11-2014       Teacher Planning Day-NO SCHOOL

Apr  14-2014       Spring Term SUN School Begins

Apr  16-2014       2-1/2 Hour Late Open

Apr  17-2014       PTA Meeting

Apr  24-2014       Latino Parent Meeting

Run for the Arts

For over 35 years, the non-profit organization Young Audiences has helped schools and students raise nearly $14 million for arts in education with Run for The Arts. For more information click here.


Your child’s participation in the run is voluntary , however I hope you will encourage them to join in, have fun and support our school. I also invite you to help out by volunteering before, during, or after the run.

Apr 2     Pledge Sheets Due

              Students return sponsor sheets.

Apr 7     Race Day!

              Due to wet weather predictions, Race Day was moved

              from 4/4 to 4/7.     

Apr 7     Collection Period Begins

              Students begin collection of funds.

Apr 22   End of Collection Period

              Funds must be turned in.

We will have water and our daily snack available after each run. Students are encouraged to bring their own water bottles so we can avoid tossing 600 plastic cups.

Daily Schedule

8:20a.m. Students admitted into building. 

8:40a.m. First Bell

8:45a.m. Tardy Bell

3:00p.m. Dismissal

Prompt pick-up is necessary for the safety of all children.

Late Openings

All PPS K-5, K-8 and middle schools will open two hours late on eight Wednesdays throughout the 2013-14 year for staff training.

The eight Wednesdays are:
SEP   18, 2013
OCT  16, 2013
DEC  18, 2013
JAN  22, 2014
MAR 19, 2014
APR  16, 2014
MAY 21, 2014

Lent Calendar

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PPS News

Brand new Faubion one step closer

April 17, 2014

The Portland School Board unanimously approved the Master Plans for the rebuilt Faubion PK-8 that is being developed in partnership with Concordia University.   “It’s incredibly exciting and we are all thrilled to see this unique partnership move forward," said Board Director Ruth Adkins. 


Parents raise record amount for schools

April 17, 2014

The PPS parent community continues to fill gaps and break records with their fundraising, illuminating the countless volunteer hours spent by PPS parents in support of the entire district. In 2012-13, PPS parents raised a record $4.1 million. One-third of all monies raised by parents is set aside in the Portland Public Schools Foundation (PPSF) Equity Fund.


Gray MS teacher Siedel is Milken winner

April 15, 2014

Milken Foundation Co-Founder Mike Milken surprised Robert Gray Middle School math teacher Teresa Chan Seidel with the national Milken Educator Award April 15 amid a jubilant all-school assembly. Called the "Oscar of Teaching," the award includes a $25,000 prize.


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