Portland Public Schools
Portland, Oregon

Woodlawn School LogoWoodlawn School

School Grade Levels: PK-8

7200 NE 11th | Portland, OR 97211
Phone: (503) 916-6282 | Fax: (503) 916-2686

Welcome to Woodlawn

Welcome to Woodlawn: A STEAM Planetary School!

Need to register your child at Woodlawn? All the information you need can be found by using the link below:
http://www.pps.k12.or.us/departments/enrollment-transfer/6808.htm

Does your child ride the bus? Check out the bus route info here (select Woodlawn from the drop-down menu):
http://www.pps.k12.or.us/depts-c/bus/index.php

 

News and Upcoming Events for Woodlawn Parents and Families

Culture and Kindness Week
Next week (February 8-12) is Culture and Kindness Week! Each day has a specific theme to encourage kindness and a positive community at Woodlawn:

Monday Feb 8: Hugs Handshake or High Five Day
Tuesday Feb 9: Compliment Day
Wednesday Feb 10: Best Friends Day
Thursday Feb 11: Make a New Friend Day
Friday Feb 12: No One Eats Alone Day (link to the national event put on by Beyond Differences)

Also, the evening of Thursday Feb 11 is our Culture of Kindness family event. Come back to school at 5:45 for dinner and a showing of the OPB documentary, "Lift Ev'ry Voice."


Connect to Woodlawn
Do you know a child who will be five years old by September 1, 2016 or someone who has just moved to the neighborhood? We are having another Connect event for current and new neighborhood families. Please join us on February 25 from 6-7:30 for Connect to Woodlawn, an event to learn more about Woodlawn's programs for students of all ages. Get information about Woodlawn, meet teachers and other parents and register your child for school!

Conéctese con los Eventos del Jardίn Infantil
¿Usted conoce a un niño que va a tener cinco años el 1ro de septiembre, 2016? Vamos a tener dos eventos de conexión al kinder para familias actuales y nuevas del barrio. Por favor únase a nosotros el 9 de febrero o el 25 de febrero de 6-7:30 para aprender más sobre el jardίn infantil en Woodlawn y registrar a su niño/a.

Woodlawn School & Oregon Food Bank School Pantry News!
We will continue to have our weekly food pantry each Wednesday while school is in session.  In just two weeks, we have served over 80 families, which includes over 450 individuals—adults, and children!

In order to keep this amazing opportunity going, we need more volunteers! Please contact Mary Evans at Mevans2@pps.net if you want to volunteer, or check out VolunteerSpot.com and search for “Woodlawn School Food Pantry”.

¡Escuela Woodlawn & Noticias de la Despensa Escolar del Banco de Comida de Oregón!

¡Seguiremos teniendo nuestra despensa de comida semanal cada miércoles, mientras que la escuela esté en sesión. En apenas dos semanas, hemos servido a más de 80 familias, lo cual incluye más de 450 individuos entre adultos y niños!

¡A fin de mantener esta increíble oportunidad abierta, necesitamos más voluntarios! Póngase en contacto con Mary Evans en Mevans2@pps.net si desean ser voluntarios, o vaya a la página VolunteerSpot.com y busque "Despensa de Comida de la Escuela Woodlawn".

EDUCATE & ENGAGE 2016: THE PARENT-TEACHER CONFERENCE

Saturday, March 12, 2016, 9:00 am-12:00 pm

Lewis Elementary School / 4401 SE Evergreen
Sponsors: PPS & Concordia University
Audience: Parents

 

Technology is changing how today’s students learn. The creativity and innovation of teachers is advancing educational opportunities – allowing students to connect with and learn from teachers, the world and each other more than ever before. On Saturday, March 12, 2016, local school districts are partnering to host Educate & Engage 2016: The Parent-Teacher Conference, offering parents an opportunity to hear from teachers about the roles and implications of technology both in and out of today's modern classroom. A device is not necessary, but you can bring your own (laptop, tablet, smartphone) if you want. Limited childcare available.

Sessions Include:
· Social Media in Education
· Google Apps for Education (also in Spanish)
· Coding and Computer Science
· Parenting in the 21st Century (also in Spanish)
· How Technology is Changing Teaching and Learning
· What is STEM/STEAM?
· Cyberbullying

Registration is open Feb. 1-29. For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/educateengage2016.

PPS Enrollment Balancing
After hearing back from the community, the DBRAC has officially made its recommendations to the superintendent. A pdf of their recommendations can be found here.

About Woodlawn

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PPS News

Advisory committee forwards to superintendent recommendations for district-wide structural changes

January 29, 2016

The District-Wide Boundary Review Committee sent to the superintendent on Jan. 28 the first blueprint for structural change district-wide in many years, on the principle that balancing growing enrollment among all schools will support strong schools in every neighborhood, investing in the continued vitality of the city.

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PPS grad rate up 21 points in seven years

January 28, 2016
Portland Public Schools graduation rate rose four percentage points last year to 74 percent, a 21 percentage point increase over seven years.  The PPS five-year graduation rate also improved two percentage points to 75 percent, up from 73 percent.
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Board approves 2016-2017 calendar

January 26, 2016
The Portland Public Schools board voted 6-1 tonight, January 26, to start school August 29, 2016 and end June 9, 2017.

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