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

Upcoming Events & Reminders

June 2014
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
11 Field Day
12 8th Grade Promotion 7pm

13 Last Day of School

Kindergarten Promotion 1:30pm


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

PPS announces new principal assignments

July 25, 2014

New principal announcements for 2014-15 include Juanita Valder, a veteran PPS vice principal, as new principal of Franklin High School and Filip Hristic, principal at Creative Science School K-8, as new principal of Roosevelt High School. 


Portland School Board takes a stand on new test

July 23, 2014
The Portland School Board voted 7 to 0 July 22 on a resolution that calls upon state and federal education officials to delay the use of the new Smarter Balanced Assessment in teacher evaluation, provide the necessary funding to effectively implement the test and not use the test for punitive labeling of teachers, students or schools.

Board approves plan for adding classrooms to modernized high schools

July 23, 2014

The Portland School Board voted 7 - 0  on July 22 to allow PPS to allocate an additional $8 million for more classrooms in the modernized Roosevelt and Franklin high schools, increasing the number of courses students can take over their high school career.


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