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

Gov. Kitzhaber launches statewide reading campaign

September 29, 2014
Gov. John Kitzhaber, Supt. Carole Smith, State Education Chief Nancy Golden, Umpqua Bank CEO Ray Davis and PPS board members listened to kindergarteners sing. Gov. John Kitzhaber, State Education Chief Nancy Golden and Umpqua Bank CEO Ray Davis joined PPS Supt. Carole Smith and other dignitaries to launch a statewide reading campaign Monday, Sept. 29. [More]

Get Ready site helps students chart path

September 29, 2014
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PPS wants to make it easier for students to navigate the path to college and career. Career coordinators and school counselors teamed up with the Parent Coalition with support from the Nike School Innovation Fund to create the Get Ready for College & Career website. 

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Board invests in key learning priorities

September 29, 2014
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The Portland School Board voted 6-1 Sept. 23 to hire about 40 new teachers and high school support staff, immediately spending $3.5 million of a $16.8 million budget improvement for 2014-15. 

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