Portland Public Schools
Portland, Oregon

Sunnyside Environmental School

Fostering responsibility, excitement for learning and respect for all living things.

3421 SE Salmon St. | Portland, OR 97214
Phone: (503) 916-6226 | Fax: (503) 916-2676

School News & Announcements

  • February 3-14, 2014 -- Read-A-Thon
  • February 5, 2014 -- Connect to Kindergarten, 6-7pm
  • February 7, 2014 -- No School -- Sunnyside Only
  • February 17, 2014 -- President's Day (No School)
  • February 18, 2014 -- Read-A-Thon Pledges Due
  • February 19, 2014 -- 2-hour Late Start
  • March 6-7, 2014 -- 8th Grade Retreat
  • March 19, 2014 -- 2-hour Late Start
  • March 24-28, 2014 -- Spring Break (No School)
  • April 11, 2013 -- Teacher Planning Day (No School)
  • April 16, 2014 -- 2-hour Late Start
  • April 25, 2013 -- Half-Day Release at 11:45
  • May 21, 2014 -- 2-hour Late Start
  • May 26, 2014 -- Memorial Day (No School)
  • June 11, 2014 -- Last Day of School

Information for Middle School Parents

Middle School Parents - Please view 6th Grade Packet for important information.

A Message from the Principal

Daily Schedule

8:30 a.m. Breakfast Begins
8:40 a.m. First Bell
8:45 a.m. Tardy Bell
3:00 p.m. K-5 Dismissal
3:15 p.m. 6-8 Dismissal

The school is open at 8:30 am for breakfast with students going to classrooms at 8:40 am. There is no one to supervise or watch your children before this time unless they are enrolled in daycare. It is not safe to drop them off or send them earlier.

School is out at 3:00 pm for k-5 and 3:15 pm for middle school. We strongly encourage parents to come on to campus and pick up your child by parking and walking to school versus sitting in a car and waiting. This gives you an opportunity to visit with other adults while cutting down on traffic around the school and adding an adult presence to our grounds.

There is no teacher supervision after 3:30 pm. Children are encouraged to join safe afterschool activities including supervised play after school.

At 3:00 pm the school becomes a public park and is not under the care of the school. We encourage and support parent created 4-H clubs and other cooperative efforts to provide safe play for children.

Sunnyside Environmental Calendar

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PPS News

PPS leaders join 60 districts in pledging to improve achievement of young men of color

July 21, 2014

Sixty big-city public school districts from across the country,  including Portland Public Schools, released a pledge to improve the academic and social outcomes of boys and young men of color the Council of the Great City Schools announced today at a White House event with President Obama.

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Additional leadership news announced

July 16, 2014

Superintendent Carole Smith announced to the PPS staff on July 7 additional pieces of the school district's education leadership reorganization to best serve students and schools. 

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Summer program introduces young learners & families to school

July 11, 2014
The program includes free breakfast and lunch, reading, writing and math instructuion, arts education and a weekly parenting workshop. Fifty rising kindergarteners and first graders are getting an introduction to school this summer during a pilot program called Faubion Fast Track. 

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