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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Classroom Technology at Wilson: The Chromebook Throwdown

Now Through October 15th

The Wilson PTA and Hillsdale Community Foundation have collaborated to buy a mobile computer lab for Wilson students. This mobile lab consists of 34 Dell Chromebooks, a Wireless Access Point (WAP) and a re-charging cart for storage and transport around the school. The cost of this mobile lab is $12,250. Thank you PTA and HCF for your support of Wilson students!

The Chromebook Throwdown is a call to action for our families to contribute a portion of the cost to purchase another one.

Donation amounts warrant a corresponding level of acknowledgment:

$1 - $50: Trojan Citizen – "Know the pride of Troy" --King Priam
$51 - $100: Trojan Warrior – "Hector's Homies"
$99 - $250: Trojan Captain – "Paris' Posse"
above $250: General Aeneus' Club – Founded Rome after the slaughter by the Greeks

Regardless of your ability to donate, we appreciate the support we receive from this community.

Classroom technology for student use is seriously lacking in our core classrooms. These two mobile labs are the beginning of our effort to improve that situation moving forward. We would like to make our order by October 15th, please donate now! Your donations are tax deductible.

Make your donation online with a credit card, or send a check to WHS/Chromebook Throwdown, 1151 SW Vermont St., 97219.

Pay Student Costs and Contributions Online

If you haven't paid yet this Fall, come to the Bookkeeper's office in Room 120 or go to our online payment site.

Important Dates and Upcoming Events


Wednesday/1: JV2 Women's Soccer, Tigard @ Wilson, 4:15pm at Gabriel Park
Monday/6: Booster Club Meeting, Wilson Faculty Lounge, 7:00pm
Tuesday/7: Pizzicato Dough For Dollars, Hillsdale Pizzicato, 6358 SW Capitol Highway, 11:00am-9:00pm
Site Council Meeting, 3:30-4:30pm
College Info Night, Wilson Cafeteria, 7:00-8:30pm
Wednesday/8: Club Fair, at lunch in the Cafeteria
Thursday/9: Homecoming Tailgater, 5:00pm
Varsity Football Homecoming Game, Benson @ Wilson, 7:00 pm, Wilson Stadium
Homecoming Dance, following the game, over at 11:00pm, Wilson Auditorium Foyer
Friday:10 No school, building closed

For complete athletic schedules, go to the Daily Bulletin.
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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. Find us in Room 220 every day from 8:45am-3:30pm.

Career Center

Visit the Career Center page to learn more about upcoming career days for animal care, Boeing, and aviation. These opportunities are offered to help students fulfill the Career related learning experience graduation requirement, so don't miss out!

Learn more about the how College and Career Center can help you learn about careers and prepare for life after high school.

Wilson Academic All-Stars

Academic All-Stars for June are Will Sims, Kenny Noble, and Ezekiel Sherbourne. 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.

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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

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. 


Board invests in key learning priorities

September 29, 2014

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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