Portland Public Schools
Portland, Oregon

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A comprehensive public high school
with a proud tradition of excellence.

1151 SW Vermont | Portland, OR 97219
Phone: (503) 916-5280 | Fax: (503) 916-2705
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Wilson News & Achievements

Wilson artist Emma Fale-Olsen is a finalist in the Portland Farmer's Market Reusable Bag Design Contest; Track & Field, Golf, and Softball athletes are on their way to State; and Wilson musicians are busy performing and winning awards. Read all the latest news here.




WHS Band Spring Concert Wednesday, May 27th at 7 pm Wilson Auditorium

Band Director Mr. Nick Caldwell welcomes you to the 2015 Spring Concert to hear performances of Irish and Russian folk music and favorites from radio, film, television, and Broadway including the themes from “M*A*S*H” and Academy award-winning film “Whiplash”, songs from “The Sound of Music” and “Phantom of the Opera", and one of Sam and Dave’s (and the Blues Brothers) biggest hits. The concert is free and all ages are welcome!

WHS Equity and Diversity Film Screening, Friday, May 29, 6:30pm in the Wilson Auditorium

Please join us for a free screening of the documentary Black Girl in Suburbia. Panel discussion to follow. Director Melissa Lowrey will be in attendance. View the movie trailer.

Brought to you by the WHS Black Student Union, Feminist Student Union, and the WHS Equity Team.

Important Dates and Upcoming Events


Friday/22: PowderTuff, 6:30pm
 Monday/25 Memorial Day - No school/offices closed
 Wednesday/27 Band Concert, Wilson Auditorium, 7:00pm
  Seniors-Return library books except for those needed for finals
 Thursday/28  NextWave-the Spring OneActs, Drama room, 7:00pm
 Friday/29 Coffee and Conversation-Athletics-Summer and Beyond, Auditorium Foyer, 9:15am 
 Friday/29 NextWave-the Spring OncActs, Drama room, 7:00pm

For complete athletic schedules, go to the Daily Bulletin.
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Important Information for Seniors

The 60-day rule for Senior has begun: Seniors who violate drug and alcohol policies or who are suspended for three or more days will be disqualified from participation in commencement, grad night, senior picnic, and any other related activities.

How to Understand Financial Aid Award Letters

Financial aid award letters can be confusing: is it a grant or a loan? does it cover room and board or just tuition? This online guide can help you evaluate the award and determine the true cost of college.

Graduation Calendar and Senior Countdown

Special Thanks to Wilson Business Sponsors

Thank you to the sponsors who helped make the PTA All-School Auction on April 18th a definitive success!

Umpqua Bank
Print Sync

And another thank you to Ronnie and David Malka of Malka Diamonds for their support of Wilson Foundation wtih the generous donation of a beautiful 1.08 carat diamond, which earned $6,000 for Wilson Foundation!

News from the College and Career Center

College Center

We offer help with college searches, college applications, filing for financial aid, searching for scholarships, all things related to post high school education. If you are a senior with no plans for next year, please stop in and explore options with one of our volunteers. If you have already applied to college, stop by and let us help with your next steps. We are very excited help expand the horizons for Wilson students. Find us in Room 220 every day from 8:45am-3:30pm. Learn more about the College Center.

Career Center

Stay tuned to the Wilson College and Career Center page for details on career related learning opportunities for students.

Summer Opportunities

University of Oregon Center for Youth Enrichment/Talented and Gifted Education. Looking for an academic challenge this summer? The University of Oregon's 2015 Summer Enrichment Program is accepting applications. Students live on campus for this two-week college immersive program. For more information on the requirements and application process go to http://uoyetag.uoregon.edu/summer-programs/sep-html/

Need more ideas for summer activities? Look here.

Wilson Academic All-Stars

Academic All-Stars for May are Nadav Menashe, Jessie Paul, and Ayub Dahir. Read more about what makes these Wilson seniors stand out.

The SW Community Connection highlights Wilson seniors for their academic excellence, achievement and leadership. Thanks to Gifford Dentistry in Hillsdale for their sponsorship of the All-Stars.

Driver Education

Click here for the Summer 2015 Driver Education Schedule

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PPS News

Senior scholars shine

May 21, 2015
A young man in a blue shirt smiles.

Several stand-out PPS graduates have landed major national scholarships.


PPS and PTA cheer on volunteers

May 21, 2015
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PPS and the Portland Council PTA joined together at the annual Volunteer Celebration Dinner May 20 to honor the service of countless community members.


PPS congratulates new board members

May 21, 2015

Portland Public Schools will be welcoming four new school board members in July, following results of the May 19 election. 


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