Portland Public Schools
Portland, Oregon

Winterhaven logoWinterhaven School

A Science, Technology and Math
focus option K-8 school.

3830 SE 14th Ave. | Portland, OR 97202
Phone: (503) 916-6200 | Fax: (503) 916-2614

Late Start Wednesday

Oct. 14: Two-hour late start at most K-5/K-8 and middle schools. Exceptions: Rosa Parks, Beverly Cleary, MLC, alternative & charter schools.

Growth Management Activities
Oct. 14
Twitter Town Hall, noon to 12:30 pm. Follow the conversation at #AskPPS
Oct. 15
: Facebook Town Hall, noon to 12:30 pm on the PPS Facebook page.
Oct. 29:District-wide Boundary Review Advisory Committee (D-BRAC) meeting. Details on website.

View video of Oct. 8 D-BRAC meeting.

PTSA Special Event

The Winterhaven PTSA invites you to a screening and panel discussion of:

Black Girl in Suburbia

A documentary by Melissa Lowery

After the movie, stay for the panel discussion about the Value and Importance of Discussing Race with Children

Panelists include: Melissa Lowery, Movie Director (on the current cover of 1859 Magazine), and Dyan Watson, Assistant Professor of Education at Lewis and Clark College

When: October 15, 2015 at 6:30 pm in the Winterhaven School Auditorium, 3830 SE 14th Ave., Portland, OR.  (The school is located just NW of the MAX Orange Line, 17th and Holgate Station).

Donations accepted

Welcome to Winterhaven!

  • Wednesday, October 14 - Late Opening - School starts at 10:45 am
  • Wednesday, October 21-Friday, October 23 - Conferences - No School
  • Friday, October 30 - Teacher Planning Day - No School
  • Monday, November 2-Friday, November 6 - Spirit Week
  • Friday, November 6 - Middle School Dance - 6 pm to 8 pm
  • Wednesday, November 11 - Veteran's Day - No School
  • Thursday, November 26-Friday, November 27 - Thanksgiving Break - No School
  • Monday, December 7-Friday, December 11 - Book Fair
  • Wednesday, December 16 - Late Opening - School starts at 10:45 am
  • Monday, December 21-Friday, January 1 - Winter Break - No School
  • Monday, January 4 - School resumes
  • Tuesday, January 5, Wednesday, January 6, and Thursday, January 7 - PTSA Variety Show auditions - 3 pm to 5 pm
  • Wednesday, January 13 - PTSA Variety Show rehearsal - 3 pm to 5 pm
  • Thursday, January 14 - PTSA Variety Show - 6 pm to 8 pm

Principal's Message

Welcome to Winterhaven!  Winterhaven is a Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts and Math (STEAM) focus option school.  We have a diverse learning environment in which its members are committed to meeting the educational, social, emotional and physical needs of all students in accordance with current practices, regardless of background or ability. This environment will stress academic excellence in a context of cultural enrichment and competency as well as community involvement. All stakeholders - students, staff and community - will feel valued and involved in the learning process.


Mark Sandilands, Principal


Daily Schedule

8:40 a.m. First Bell
8:45 a.m. School begins for the day
12:03 p.m. - 12:58 p.m. Grades K-3 Lunch/Recess 
12:08 p.m. - 12:58 p.m. Grades 4-5 Lunch/Recess 
12:18 p.m. - 12:58 p.m. Grade 6 Lunch/Recess
12:23 p.m. - 12:58 p.m. Grades 7-8 Lunch/Recess
3:00 p.m. School ends for the day

Winterhaven Calendar

PPS News

School staff members garner top awards

October 09, 2015

PPS teachers, media specialists, librarian assistants and students at Grant, Lincoln and Madison high schools have won high honors. 


Children's Book Harvest seeks donations during parent/teacher conferences

September 30, 2015
This is a photograph of a child holding books.

The third annual book drive is part of the PPS Read Together initiative and aims to provide all students with books at home. 


Kids show the way to kindness

September 29, 2015

The PPS Successful Schools Survey showed parents, students and school staff are concerned about bullying, and now students from Rieke to Roseway Heights are working to bring kindness to their classrooms.


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