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

District-wide two hour late opening, Wednesday, Sept. 17

Wednesday, Sept. 17 is a district-wide two-hour late opening for Portland Public Schools, including high schools, as well as Focus and Priority schools that previously observed a no-school day. Classes begin two hours later than normal. Exceptions are: Jefferson HS; Metropolitan Learning Center and Beverly Clearly K-8, which are observing different teacher training schedules.

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Welcome to Winterhaven!

  • Wednesday, September 17 - Late Opening - School begins at 10;45 am
  • Wednesday, September 17 - Back to School Night - grades 6-8: 6 pm to 7:30 pm
  • Thursday, October 9 - PTSA Fall Frolic - 6 pm to 8 pm
  • Friday, October 10 - No School - State Inservice Day
  • Wednesday, October 15 - Late Opening - School begins at 10:45 am
  • Wednesday, October 22 - PTSA Coffee Chat - 8:45 am
  • Monday, October 20-Friday, October 24 - Spirit Week
  • Friday, October 24 - Middle School Dance - 6 pm to 8 pm
  • Wednesday, October 29-Thursday, October 30 - Parent/Teacher Conferences
  • Wednesday, October 29-Friday, October 31 - No School
  • Thursday, November 6 - PTSA meeting - 6:30 pm to 8 pm
  • Monday, November 10 - No School - Teacher Planning Day
  • Tuesday, November 11 - No School - Veteran's Day
  • Thursday, November 27 - No School - Thanksgiving
  • Friday, November 28 - No School

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.


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

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PPS News

Volunteers help students not in school reconnect

September 13, 2014
From left, parent volunteer Jessica Thompson, School Board Director Bobbie Regan and Char Hutson, who oversees middle school community outreach at PPS, prepare to knock on doors of students no in school. More than 50 volunteers joined PPS Reconnection Services staff Saturday, Sept. 13, to knock on the doors of 175 students who are not in school -- and invite those students back. 


Student achievement remains strong, yet urgency affirmed

September 10, 2014

Portland Public Schools continues to outperform the state in reading, math, science and writing, according to state test results released by the Oregon Department of Education Sept. 10.  


PPS announces new chief financial officer

September 09, 2014
Superintendent Carole Smith announced today that Yousef Awwad is Portland Public Schools' new chief financial officer. [More]

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