Select a School...
Select a School

Lane Middle School

Think College!

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

Ph Fx

Ph Fx

Lane School
News

View All
  • Outdoor School For 6th Graders

    From May 1st to May 5th, Lane 6th graders will be participating in Outdoor School.
    The Outdoor School experience is an educational program where students attend school 24-hours a day in a beautiful outdoor setting. Outdoor School is an extension of the classroom, offering a hands-on, engaging approach to learning. Best of all, it supplies an enjoyable learning experience in which students show a genuine enthusiasm for their studies. 
  • Annual Lane Clean Up

    The Lane Middle School 2nd Annual Clean Up is Saturday, May 6th from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Come support our school. Even if you can only spare an hour, any bit helps! We will be planting flowers, spreading barkdust and gravel, weeding, and removing invasive plants. Show your school pride and experience our community connection. There will be donuts and coffee! See you there!
  • May Site Council

    The next Lane Site Council meeting will be held in the principal's conference room on Wednesday, May 10th from 4:30 - 5:30.
     
    We will be working on the development of our five-year plan, which will set the course for the future of Lane Middle School. Let your involvement help steer the direction of our school!
     
    The meeting may be moved to the library if extra space is needed. 
  • May PTA Meeting

    The meeting will take place in the Lane Library from 6:30 to 7:30 P.M, on Wednesday, May 10th. Please join us!
  • more

Principal's
Message

  • 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 News

View All
  • Benson Tech rocked the SkillsUSA State Competition

     Benson Tech team at the SkillsUSA State Competition, April 2017
    During the SkillsUSA State Competition, this April 20-21, the Benson team landed a bucket full of medals!  All gold medalists qualify for the National Skills USA conference in Louisville, Kentucky June 19th - 23rd.

    Please congratulate all who participated.  They all were fantastic and made Benson Tech proud!

    More
  • Important budget message from the Superintendent

    Español | Tiếng Việt | 中文 | Русский | Soomaali

    Hello PPS families and staff,

    On April 4 I presented my proposed budget for the 2017-18 school year to our School Board. I want to make sure you know what our spending priorities are, and what they will mean for you and your PPS student or students.

    This is a budget of difficult choices. We made extra cuts to central administration to prioritize direct services for students, but we still must make some painful cuts to our schools. Although the cuts will affect each school differently, they will be noticeable. This proposed budget is the first step in a long process, and we will be seeking your input and engagement as we manage this difficult fiscal climate.

    More
  • PPS budget: We want to hear from you

    Español| Tiếng Việt| 中文| Русский| Soomaali

    CORRECTION: 2nd budget listening session is Tuesday, April 25

    Budget overview
    Español | Tiếng Việt | 中文 | Русский | Soomaali

    We want to hear from you about the 2017-18 budget for PPS! The Portland School Board has scheduled three listening sessions to take your comments on how we should allocate our dollars in the coming year.

    More
  • From Tom Koehler, Chair of the Board of Education: Budget and Bond

    Español| Tiếng Việt| 中文| Русский| Soomaali

    Dear PPS Families and Staff:

    Spring is approaching and it’s that time of year when we begin building budgets and plans for the next school year.

    I spent Monday in Salem with a fellow board member, PPS principals and educators and school districts from across Oregon to advocate for additional resources to support K-12 education and our local schools. The state is facing a shortfall of approximately $1.7 billion and the budgets proposed for K-12 from the Governor and Legislature are not adequate to maintain current levels of services.

    More
  • more
CLOSE