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Forest Park

Sharing our world. Exploring our futures.
Imagining our possibilities ... Together.

9935 NW Durrett St.Portland, OR 97229Ph (503) 916-5400Fx (503) 916-2730

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Forest Park
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  • Weekly Newsletter

    From Principal Lisa Newlyn 

    Dear Parents and Families,

    Hello from Forest Park Elementary, the land of the Forest Park Foxes! I want to thank Allyson Kenney for spearheading this process, and to Beth Gardner for organizing staff and kids. Thanks also to Greg Maletic who is working on a new logo. We have a strong, vocal and involved community. I'm proud to see us come together for fun and celebration.

    Diwali Celebration, Friday - Our second annual Diwali celebration begins at 6pm this coming Friday. This non-secular event is meant to be informative, fun, and celebratory. Our goal two years ago was to find ways to bring more of our community together to celebrate our global citizenship. Thanks to Sunita Thaker and her team for working with kids and staff to make this once again a reality. Dr. Bob has some great ways for our students to participate with music. There will be great food, music, and lots of fun to share with your family!

    Rainbow Day 2016 - we are united, learning and growing together. No matter where we were born or the language we speak at home, our political affiliations or our favorite lunch, here we are all together for learning and growing together. Thank you, Bridget Meiners for sharing your photo talent with us to keep this tradition alive.

    Dear Forest Park Parents,

    Letters will be mailed the week of November 14th to parents whose children have incomplete immunization information. Should you receive a letter, please provide requested information as soon as possible. I am available to address any questions that you may have or to help identify a health care provider.

    Thank you,
    Tegan Leipzig, RN
    Forest Park School Nurse

     

     

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  • ODE school and district performance reports available

    The Oregon Department of Education (ODE) issues annual report cards for every school and school district. The report cards offer families and the community valuable information about student attendance and achievement and teacher experience, among other things.

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  • Chapman Elementary to unveil restored mural

    The newly restored 1938 wood marquetry mural at Chapman Elementary School “Send Us Forth to be Buil
    On Thursday, Dec. 1 from 6-8 p.m. the Chapman PTA, Neighbors West-Northwest and Heritage Conservation Group will unveil its newly restored mural in the entrance foyer of Chapman Elementary.
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  • PPS Board passes resolution affirming district’s protection of rights of undocumented students

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    Resolution also outlines plan for training staff for ICE activity at schools

    Citing its commitment to providing for the physical safety and emotional well-being of all children in Portland Public Schools, the Board of Education on Thursday, November 17 considered and unanimously passed a resolution that clarified the District’s procedures relating to Immigration Control Enforcement (ICE) activity in PPS schools.

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  • PPS Pulse, November 2016

     Interim Superintendent Bob McKean and board member Pam Knowles visited a class at Jason Lee School
    Portland Public Schools invites you to read the latest edition of our newsletter Pulse. Included in November’s issue are updates on the 2012 School Building Improvement Bond, boundary review and invitations to participate in the superintendent search and Successful Schools Survey. Also a link to the newly adopted 2017-18 school year calendar.
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