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  • Race Matters- in our society and in our school. Courageous Conversation is a series of workshops dthat will provide a framework for us to develop shared strategies to address disparities at MLK Jr. School through safe, authentic, and effective interracial dialogue.

     

    Dates:

    April 11th, April 12th, April 19th, April 26th, May 3rd, May 10th

     

    Time: Dinner and childcare (free) begin at 5:30

               Discussion 6-8 pm

     

    Location: MLK Jr. School Library

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Martin Luther King Jr. School

Building a Community of Learners

4906 NE 6thPortland, OR 97211Ph 503-916-6456Fx 503-916-2647

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  • COURAGEOUS CONVERSATION

    Race Matters- in our society and in our school. Courageous Conversation is a series of workshops dthat will provide a framework for us to develop shared strategies to address disparities at MLK Jr. School through safe, authentic, and effective interracial dialogue.

     

    Dates:

    April 11th, April 12th, April 19th, April 26th, May 3rd, May 10th

     

    Time: Dinner and childcare (free) begin at 5:30

               Discussion 6-8 pm

     

    Location: MLK Jr. School Library

  • Spirit Week March 20 – March 24


    Monday             PJ/Crazy Hair Day

    Tuesday     Superhero/Super-villain Day 

    Wednesday     Color Day

             Grade levels choose a color and REPRESENT!

    Thursday         Career Day   

    Friday       Blazers/Jersey

              Now show your King Spirit!!!

  • Carson Ellis & Martin Luther King Jr. Student Book Collaboration

    Introduction to Galactic Alienology is a collaborative project by artist Carson Ellis and her son, Hank Meloy.

    The work was produced through a process of having Hank describe a set of imagined space aliens and Carson then illustrating them. This catalog was created as an accompaniment to an exhibition of 
    that work at King School Museum of Contemporary Art (KSMoCA). The exhibit at KSMoCA included 
    the original illustrations created by Carson and Hank, 
    as well as drawings and texts from a workshop with MLK Jr. students led by Carson and assisted by Portland State University students. As part of the workshop Ms. Johnson's 5th Grade class and Ms. Kahn's 2nd/3rd blend class re-enacted Carson and Hank's description/drawing collaborative process 
    to produce their own set of imagined alien illustrations.
     
    Below is a link you may use to go and purchase your own copy of this book:
     
    Introduction to Galactic Alienology 
  • SUN News

    SUN Spring Term begins on April 3rd and goes until May 25th, 2017.
    Forms for registration will go out on Monday, March 6th and will have a deadline of March 10th! 
     
    Wednesday, March 8th will be the SUN Winter Showcase. The showcase will feature our drill team, the jazz band, spoken word performances from our middle school students, Ms. Lottie's dance class, and an art gallery from our art classes! Dinner will be served at 5:30 PM and the show will begin at 6:00PM. Please come and support our students.  
     
    For more information please contact Ms. Sharde Dennis: 503-916-6456 ext 78927 
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  • Welcome to Martin Luther King Jr. School!  We are a school with a strong history and a bright future.  Our PK-8th grade students represent the future of this great city and we are proud to have many local partners supporting us.  As an International Baccalaureate authorized school, we seek to provide inquiry based, thematic learning for our students.  Integrated arts is also at the heart of our work. These experiences serve to bring the content alive!  Please visit the Integrated Arts page for more information about our partners.  Finally, we are a Mandarin Immersion school, providing Mandarin language instruction in a 50/50 model.  We art partnered with the Albina Head Start program where many of our students receive Mandarin instruction during their Pre-K experience.

     

    Our Mission:

    Martin Luther King, Jr. School believes in the unlimited potential of everyone in our diverse community.  We believe that a caring well-balanced student will be motivated to become a global citizen who is inspired to take action.

     

    Warmly,

     

    Jill Sage

    Principal

     

     

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