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Lane Middle School

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7200 SE 60th AvePortland, OR 97206Ph 503-916-6355Fx 503-916-2648

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  • Teacher Planning Day Date Has Changed!

    As a result of four snow days and missed instruction, there have been changes made to the District calendar.
     
    January 27th had been scheduled as a teacher planning day, with no school for students. That has changed. There WILL be school on January 27th. First semester will now end on February 2nd. The teacher planning day has been rescheduled for February 3rd. No school on February 3rd. 
  • Lane Is an AVID School

    What does that mean?

    That means that we are using AVID strategies and goals to prepare all of our students to graduate from high school prepared to apply to a college or career program. We are focusing on organization, determination and proven study and learning strategies to support our students towards success. 

    If you would like more information about AVID and how to support your student, contact Ms. Miller at pmiller2@pps.net.

    Stay tuned for an upcoming AVID school event to learn more. 
     
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  • Lane PTA

    Join the Lane PTA!
    Hello Lane Teachers, Staff, Parents, Neighbors and Families!  

    We are a new PTA, but we're going to be mighty! We've got big plans for supporting our kids and our teachers. Brentwood-Darlington and Lents are growing. Residents are getting involved in the effort to make our community strong. Our schools need our support in our mission to make this a great place for all of us to live and thrive. If you'd like to join us in making Lane great, or if you know of someone who'd be an awesome addition to our team, please email us at lanepdxpta@gmail.com. Also, join us for our first PTA meeting of the 2016-17 school year on Wednesday, September 14 at 6:30 in the Lane Library!

    Thank you! Betsy Miller, Lane Middle School PTA President  
    Learn more about the Lane PTA by clicking here.

Principal's
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  • JeandreCarbone

    Dear Lane Middle School Parents and Guardians,

    It is with great honor and anticipation that I welcome you to the 2016/17 school year as the new principal of Lane Middle School.  First, I wanted to provide you with some information about my background.  I come to Lane with a wide range of educational experience, with 24 years as a teacher and administrator at the middle and high school level, including seven years teaching overseas in Venezuela and Turkey.  I joined Portland Public Schools in 2006, with five years as a teacher and administrator for a literacy program called Striving Readers, and five years as the vice principal of Benson High School.  At Benson, I oversaw the implementation and expansion of the AVID program, and I am very excited to work to strengthen the AVID program at Lane.

    During the past two months, I have had many conversations with Lane parents, teachers, students, and community members.  From these interactions, it has become clear to me that there is a desire for a strong partnership between the school, families, and neighbors, to come together and provide the best possible academic experience for Lane students. The Lane family and community involvement I have witnessed so far has convinced me that the 2016/17 school year is destined to be a year of collaboration, joy, and positive growth for all of us.

    Lane has assembled an excellent team of dedicated teachers and support staff who are committed to providing Lane students with academic experiences that are relevant, rigorous, and build strong relationships. This commitment to learning enables us to meet the challenges of academic excellence in an affirming, joyous, and encouraging environment.

    Lane has an active parent-teacher association (PTA) and I encourage you to join the PTA and get involved with the many exciting projects they have planned.  Our PTA has worked hard on a project to beautify the Lane Campus.  If you see the school looking spruced up, it is mostly due to their efforts.  The PTA meets the second Wednesday of each month from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.  You can learn more about the PTA by visiting their webpage here, or by emailing lanepdxpta@gmail.com.

District
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  • School conditions update

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    We want to update you on the status of our work to prepare our schools for the safe return of staff and students. Since Wednesday, our dedicated custodians and maintenance staff have been working very long hours to clear pathways, manage building power, plumbing and heat to ensure all of our utilities are operational given the freezing conditions that can impact pipes and electricity.

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  • Friday, January 13: All schools and offices closed

    Schools will be closed tomorrow Friday, January 13.  Our teams have been out today clearing school sidewalks and parking lots and putting the chains on buses, however it is still unsafe on the streets and sidewalks for all of our students and staff to get to school.   All weekend activities including athletics are also canceled.

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  • End of semester date change

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    Tuesday, January 10: The Board of Education made the decision to:

    Extend the semester by one week so that the last day of the semester will be Thursday, February 2nd (instead of the original schedule of Thursday, January 26th); AND

    Move the teacher planning day to Friday, February 3rd (from the original schedule of Friday, January 27).

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  • Thursday, January 12: All schools and offices closed

    Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler declared a local emergency as a result of the near-record snowfall last night and through today. Temperatures are expected to remain low overnight leaving significant amounts of snow on city roads and sidewalks. Power is also a concern in certain parts of the city and some of our schools. Because of the continued weather impacts, all PPS schools and district offices will be closed tomorrow, Thursday, January 12.

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