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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Stadium Improvements Coming Soon

Installation of turf on the Wilson stadium field will begin this summer and is expected to be completed by the beginning of school in Fall 2014. Other facilities improvements include a new concessions building, storage room for athletic equipment, and a new field house/meeting room, constructed around a spacious plaza-like entrance. There will also be new track and field equipment, new soccer goals and nets, and new goal posts. . . Learn More

Juniors to Take ACT April 23rd

All Juniors will take the ACT at Wilson on Wednesday, April 23rd. More information on the exam, registration, and information on exam prep available here. For information on the special testing-day schedule for all students, click here.

Prom Is Coming Up!

Prom is Saturday, April 26th, 7-10pm at Queen Anne’s Victoria Mansion, 1441 N McClellan St, Portland. Tickets are on sale in the bookkeeper’s office in Room120: $35/1 or $60/2. You must have all fines and fees paid to buy a ticket. Guest passes are available in the main office, due back to Ms. Freeman no later than 3:00pm Tuesday, April 22nd.

AP Exams, May 6-17th, 2014

AP Exams are coming soon—take time to prepare! Free study resources are available. Wilson students will take all exams at Marshall High School, except for Studio Art, Spanish Language, and German Language which will be given at Wilson.

If you are taking a morning exam, make sure to arrive by 7:30am. If you are taking an afternoon exam make sure to arrive by 11:30am.

If you received financial assistance for the exam, remember, if you do not show for the exam you will be charged the full rate.

Good luck!

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Important Dates and Upcoming Events


Wednesday/23: ACT Testing Special Schedule. Juniors take ACT from 8:15am to 1:03pm; other grades attend periods 5, 6, 7; all students return to normal schedule at 1:05pm for lunch followed by period 8
Varsity Softball, Lincoln @ Wilson, 4:00pm POSTPONED
Varsity Baseball, Roosevelt @ Wilson, 4:30pm POSTPONED
Thursday/24: Frosh/JV Track, Track Classic @ Wilson, 4:00pm
Men’s Tennis, Roosevelt @ Wilson, 4:15pm
Friday/25: Coffee and Conversation, Wilson Auditorium foyer, 8:15-9:15am
Saturday/26: Prom, Queen Anne’s Victoria Mansion, 7-10pm

For complete athletic schedules, go to the Daily Bulletin.

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Important Information for Seniors

Senior Calendar and Graduation Countdown

60-Day Rule Now in Effect

Just a friendly reminder: Seniors will be disqualified from participation in commencement exercises and related activities if within 60 consecutive calendar days of the last senior school day if they are found to be in violation of District Alcohol or Drug policy or any violation resulting in three or more days of suspension or more serious disciplinary action. (4.30.022-AD)

Josten's Order Pick-Up

Pick up your Josten's order Friday, April 23, at lunch in the Auditorium Foyer.

Grad Night

May 5th is the deadline for Grad Night registration. Scholarships are available. Forms are available here.

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 about our new room and anxious to help expand the horizons for Wilson students. Find us in Room 220 every day from 9:30am-3:30pm.

Oregon Humane Society Career Day, Wednesday, May 7th, 9:30am-12:00pm

Are you a junior or senior who loves animals? On this career day you will visit the OHS shelter for a day and speak with a variety of animal professionals. This career day will fill quickly, so please see Mrs.Morgan in room 221 to apply. The application is here.

Summer Opportunities

Take a look at some opportunities coming up this summer

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

Wilson Academic All-Stars

Academic All-Stars for April are McKenna Meinhart, Robert Powers, and Camille Cote. 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

PPS student leaders represent in D.C.

April 22, 2014

While most students took some much needed time off during Spring Break, three student members of the Superintendent’s Student Advisory Council traveled to Washington, D.C. to lobby Portland’s Congressional delegation on some of the greatest issues facing students in education today.  


Thanks to you, art blossoming in schools

April 22, 2014

Students across PPS are painting, singing and boogying thanks to Portlanders support for the Arts Tax that is funding visual art, music or dance teachers in every K-5 or K-8 school. A display of  elementary student art runs April 23-May 1at City Hall.


Gates, Milken and more recognize PPS students and teachers

April 22, 2014

Spring has been a banner time for PPS students and teachers - from newly minted Gates Millennium Scholars, to national recognition for Grant Magazine and two daVinci students, to our 2014 Rose Festival Princesses, to a Milken Award for a Gray teacher, a research grant for a Lincoln teacher and a spot on the LearnZillion's 2014 Dream Team for a Virtual Scholars teacher.


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