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

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Welcome to Winterhaven!

  • Wednesday, May 13 - Grades K-2 Spring Concert - 6 pm
  • Monday, May 18 - PTSA meeting - 6:30 pm to 8 pm
  • Wednesday, May 20 - Late Start - School begins at 10:45 am
  • Wednesday, May 20 - Grades 3-5 Spring Concert - 6 pm
  • Monday, May 25 - No School - Memorial Day
  • Wednesday, May 27 - Move Up Day - 2 pm
  • Friday, May 29 - Field of Fun - 1:30 pm to 3 pm
  • Friday, May 29 - PTSA Carnival - 5 pm to 8 pm
  • Friday, June 5 - Middle School Dance - 6 pm to 8 pm
  • Wednesday, June 10 - School Picnic
  • Wednesday, June 10 - 8th grade promotion - 6 pm to 7 pm
  • Thursday, June 11 - Last Day of School
  • Monday, June 29 - Winterhaven office closes for summer vacation
  • Wednesday, August 12 - Winterhaven office reopens
  • Thursday, August 20 - 3 pm to 6 pm - Registration
  • Thursday, August 27 - 2015-16 School year begins!

Principal's Message

Welcome to Winterhaven!  Winterhaven is a Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) 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.

Sincerely,

Mark Sandilands, Principal

msandila@pps.net

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 
12:23 p.m. - 12:58 p.m. Grades 6-8 Lunch/Recess
3:00 p.m. School ends for the day

Winterhaven Calendar

PPS News

PPS hits a high note with new instruments

April 24, 2015

This fall, band teachers will put 750 new musical instruments into the hands of budding musicians, thanks to a $925,000 investment PPS is making in the district band program, eroded over years of budget cuts. 

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Gifted students shine as TAG revs up

April 24, 2015
Agustin Montes-Tacuba says he loves being challenged at ACCESS.

ACCESS Academy’s Agustin Montes-Tacuba is so gifted, the fifth-grader just received a statewide award for his academics and leadership, yet five years ago, it seemed like his intellect might go unnoticed. 

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Focus on Diversity: three films in May

April 23, 2015

The PPS Focus on Diversity Film & Lecture Series will be screening three great films to wrap up the school year.

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