Portland Public Schools
Portland, Oregon

Stephenson Elementary School

Strive, Shine, Succeed

2627 SW Stephenson St. | Portland, OR 97219
Phone: (503) 916-6318 | Fax: (503) 916-2675

District-wide two hour late opening, Wednesday, Sept. 17

Wednesday, Sept. 17 is a district-wide two-hour late opening for Portland Public Schools, including high schools, as well as Focus and Priority schools that previously observed a no-school day. Classes begin two hours later than normal. Exceptions are: Jefferson HS; Metropolitan Learning Center and Beverly Clearly K-8, which are observing different teacher training schedules.

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The Latest School News!

From the Principal’s Desk                                                                     

Welcome back Stephenson Families! 

It was so exciting to see you all on the first day of school.  I am amazed each fall to see how much kids grow over the summer.

Please read through your First Day Packets thoroughly, mark key dates on the calendar, and return necessary forms.

This Week: 

Tuesday, Sept. 9 @ 8AM PTA Meeting in Staff Room

Wednesday, Sept. 10 @ 6:30PM Stephenson Family Engagement Meeting in Gym to discuss the role/purpose of PTA and Foundation, fill vacant parent volunteer positions, determine sustainable volunteerism practices, and an opportunity to share concerns/questions with me.  Childcare available and provided by PTA.

Friday, Sept. 12 @ 5:30PM PTA sponsored Welcome BBQ Potluck in Cafeteria and Playground.

I hope to see you at the events :-) 

Principal Truong





Find out all about Stephenson PTA on our dedicated PTA page. (You can download hard copies of membership and volunteer forms there if you prefer not to complete them online.
Join us!!  Click here for our online membership form and easy payment via PayPal:  join the PTA.

We NEED YOU!  Click here to register your volunteer interests.  Check out the Volunteer Corner for current needs, upcoming events, and information.

Thank you so much in advance for being such an involved and contributing community!

Scramble for the Kids!

Scramble for the Kids 2014!!


Langdon Farms Golf Club

Sunday, Oct 5.

Starts @ 7:45am

Details, registration, sponsorship opportunities, and ball drop purchases are all available on the Scramble Website!


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PPS News

Volunteers help students not in school reconnect

September 13, 2014
From left, parent volunteer Jessica Thompson, School Board Director Bobbie Regan and Char Hutson, who oversees middle school community outreach at PPS, prepare to knock on doors of students no in school. More than 50 volunteers joined PPS Reconnection Services staff Saturday, Sept. 13, to knock on the doors of 175 students who are not in school -- and invite those students back. 


Student achievement remains strong, yet urgency affirmed

September 10, 2014

Portland Public Schools continues to outperform the state in reading, math, science and writing, according to state test results released by the Oregon Department of Education Sept. 10.  


PPS announces new chief financial officer

September 09, 2014
Superintendent Carole Smith announced today that Yousef Awwad is Portland Public Schools' new chief financial officer. [More]

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