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

School Choice Tour and Application Information

The focus option lottery has closed for elementary, middle and high schools.  Result letters will be mailed by mid to late April.

Welcome to Winterhaven!

  • Thursday, April 9 - MAC Attack
  • Friday, April 10 - No School - Teacher Planning Day
  • Wednesday, April 15 - Late Start - School begins at 10:45 am
  • Wednesday, May 13 - Grades K-2 Spring Concert - 6 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

Seattle trip exposes students to college

March 30, 2015

Franklin, Madison and Roosevelt high school sophomores got an early exposure to college when they toured four in the Seattle area during spring break through the Portland Public Schools GEAR UP College Ahead Program. 

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Camp exposes students to construction careers

March 26, 2015
Students from seven schools learned about construction careers over Spring Break. Construction careers came alive for 20 PPS students from seven high schools during a two-day Spring Break Build-It Camp led by trades professionals. 

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Salt & Straw asks students for flavor ideas

March 20, 2015
Salt & Straw ice cream maker Tyler Malek, who has made ice cream flavors with everything from olive oil to beer, asked Vernon students to help him come up with a new flavor. Popular ice cream makers Salt & Straw, a great local business partner to Portland Public Schools, on Friday launched the third year of a fun fundraiser for Vernon, Chapman and Abernethy schools. 

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