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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School News & Announcements

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Fall Registration Info

For those who were not able to attend Registration on August 19th and 20th, our office will be open the following days and times  for you to come in and pick up your schedule and textbooks  and pay costs and contributions:

  • August 21st, 22nd, 25th, 27th, 28th: 8:00am-3:00pm
  • August 26th, 12:30-3:00pm

Also be sure to stop by the office to pick up your student’s Verification Form—return it to the main office if there are changes to your family's address, phone, email or emergency contacts.

Still need your student id card? Come in on August 27th from 7:30am-Noon.

How To Pay Fall Registration Costs and Contributions Online

  1. Get your student’s schedule, either from the main office (see above) or on Synergy (after August 25th).
  2. Once you have your student’s course schedule you can pay online with a visa or master card. Don’t forget to join PTA and Boosters while you’re there!

See the Registration FAQ for more info.

See you on September 2nd for the first day of school!

Summer Reading Lists

Students are required to read at least two books over the summer. When you return to school in September, you will be tested on the books you have read. See your respective grade level for the 2014-2015 school year for the appropriate list of choices.

Spanish Students

Taking Spanish 5-6, 7-8, 9-10 or AP next year? Here is the Summer Review Sheet for 5-6 and 7-8 and the Summer Reading Project for Spanish 9-10/AP.

All Spanish students should plan to dedicate 2 hours each week listening, speaking, reading and writing in Spanish. Here are some ways to keep Spanish in your life over the Summer.

Messages from the Principal

August 25th, 2014

Dear Wilson Families,

Sadly, this spectacular summer break has run its course, and the time has come to get back to a more scheduled and industrious reality. The teenagers languishing in your homes—up all hours, asleep until midday, hanging on the refrigerator door—will soon have new found purpose . . .

Follow the link for additional important information

Wilson Welcomes New Staff for 2014!

Get to know our new teachers coming on board in the fall.

Stadium Improvements

Construction has started on installation of a new turf field and plaza stadium entrance. The Wilson Pool and school buildings will be open this summer, but parking will be limited in order to allow for construction access and the track and field are closed for the summer. Click here for more details.

For a limited time, you can still order a customized brick to be installed in the new plaza. Order yours now with a personalized message to the Wilson Community!

Important Dates and Upcoming Events




August 26th: Freshman Year 101 for Parents 6-7:00pm, Wilson Gym
  Athletic Department Parent Information Night 7-8:00pm, Wilson Gym
September 2nd: First Day of School

Looking for more? Try the Spotlight.

Fall Sports 2014

Athletic Clearance

Athletic Clearance forms must be completed by all athletes before they turn out for a sport at Wilson. Forms must be turned in and students must receive approval in order to be cleared to participate. Bring your forms in person (do not leave them in the coach's, athletic director's, or other staff mailbox, submit your forms and take your approved blue card with you. Give the approved blue card to your coach on the first day of practice. Athletic clearance forms can be submitted on the following dates:

Thursday, August 21, 8:00am-5:00pm, Friday, August 22, 8:00am-11:30am, and Monday, August 25th, 12:00pm-4:00pm, Athletic Director's Office, Room 121

Fall Sports Tryouts

Volleyball: August 18th-21st, 4:00-7:00pm (note new time)

Men's Soccer: August 18th-20th, 8-10:30am, Gabriel Park

Women's Soccer, August 18th & 19th, 9-11:00am AND 2-4:00pm; August 20th, 9-11:00am; Wilson baseball field (note location change)

For Football info, click here

News from the College and Career Center

Do you have summer plans?

Take a look at some opportunities coming up this summer.

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

Help students who've left reconnect to school

August 26, 2014
Accelerating the increase in the graduation rate and getting all students to graduate prepared for college and career is a top priority for Superintendent Carole Smith. Now you can help. On Saturday Sept. 13 from 8:30 am to 1 pm, join PPS staff in visiting the homes of students who have left and help them Reconnect to Their Future. 

PPS welcomes more than 400 new teachers

August 21, 2014

Portland Public Schools welcomed hundreds of new teachers Aug. 21 at New Teacher Orientation, where teachers met each other and district leaders and learned about everything from the Portland Association of Teachers to the student information system Synergy. 


School board grants superintendent first merit raise in seven-year tenure

August 04, 2014

The Portland School Board voted Aug. 4 to grant Superintendent Carole Smith the first merit raise of her seven-year tenure. 


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