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

High school info nights for 8th graders

October 28, 2014

Learn about your neighborhood high school or focus schools Benson and Jefferson. Information sessions for 8th graders start in November with Wilson, Cleveland and Grant. 

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Youngest readers receive reading calendars during conferences

October 28, 2014
Stacks of Multnomah County Library reading calendars were distributed to schools by language needs this week. Nearly 17,000 Portland Public Schools kindergartener, first, second, and third graders will take home special Multnomah County Library Reading Calendar Tips during parent/teacher conferences this week. The distribution fosters a culture of reading and helps parents support young readers. 

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Grant hosts anti-violence speaker Giffords

October 27, 2014
From left: Grant Magazine design editor Bella Rideau; former U.S. rep. Gabrielle Giffords; Grant Magazine editors-in-chief Hunter Stewart, Koji Wieber and Eliza Brown; Grant Magazine volunteer instructor David Austin.

Former U.S. Representative Gabrielle Giffords, D-Arizona, was in Portland Oct. 21 leading a roundtable focused on the intersection of domestic violence with gun violence, reported Grant Magazine.

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