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9930 N. Smith St. | Portland, OR 97203
Phone: (503) 916-6277 | Fax: (503) 916-2673

Summer Reading Bingo

 Just because school is over doesn't mean the learning and fun have to stop!  Please encourage your student to stay active and continue reading over the summer using this Summer Reading Bingo Board.  Principal Dana Nerenberg will read stories and hand out Summer Reading prizes to game participants on June 24th from 12:00-12:30pm at the St. Johns Library. Bring your game board! Click on the image below to download.

A Note From Principal Nerenberg

 Dear Sitton Families:
Thank you for all of your support and partnership this year!
We are thrilled to host several opportunities this summer including:

- Summer SUN Programming starting June 22,
- Harvest Share every other Wednesday, and
- Books2 U four times during the summer
- Free breakfast and lunch daily from June 22 – August 14

This summer our team will be engaged in planning and professional
development all summer long. Next week our teachers will gather for a two-day
Reading Institute. In addition, we have teachers attending the
Responsive Classroom Conference, an AVID Conference, and a large team
attending Camp Snowball. All of these opportunities will allow our teachers
and staff to improve knowledge and understanding of a range of best

As always, should you have any questions, worries, wonders, or
suggestions, my door is open to you! Please do not hesitate to call me at
503-916.6277 or email me at dnerenberg@pps.net.

Dana L. Nerenberg, Principal

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Sitton School's 2014 Mission Statement

 Our VISION     August 2014

 Our vision is to be a community school that welcomes and nurtures students and families, leveraging the diverse assets they possess to:
- ACHIEVE on the highest possible levels;
- ASPIRE to college and career readiness; and
- ENGAGE actively as agents of change and leadership in our school, community, and world.
Our MISSION     August 2014
To realize our vision, the Sitton Community inspires productive and confident learners while promoting creative and critical thinking by:
- FACILITATING a student-centered, standards-based, integrated curriculum;
- DEVELOPING students and faculty through goal setting, data based decision making, and
differentiation; and
-TARGETING resources including time, talent, and funds to support our annual goals.

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PPS News

Board takes action on Benson enrollment; compensation audit

July 29, 2015
The Portland Public Schools Board. The Portland Public Schools Board of Directors approved a resolution which directs Superintendent Carole Smith to develop a two-year phased in plan including the feasibility of lifting the enrollment cap at Benson Polytechnic High School and bring it back to the board by Jan. 1, 2016. The board unanimously approved the resolution, 7-0. 


New PPS Board members elect new leadership, return to committee structure

July 06, 2015
Tom Koehler was elected Chair and Amy Kohnstamm Vice Chair of the Portland School Board at the first meeting of the new board Monday, July 6, 2015. In addition to electing new leadership the school board approved and announced member assignments to new committees. 


Sylvester, Owens to leave PPS with major bond accomplishments to their credit

June 26, 2015

Superintendent Carole Smith today announced that C.J. Sylvester, Chief of School Modernization, and Jim Owens, Senior Director of the Office of School Modernization, are leaving Portland Public Schools.


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