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Arleta K-8

A kindergarten - 8th grade school
Home of the dolphins

5109 SE 66th AvePortland, OR 97206Ph 503-916-6330Fx 503-916-2604

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Arleta School
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  • Parent Teacher Conferences, Nov. 9th and 10th

    • Conferences for both days begin at 8:00 am and end at 8:00 pm.
    • There will be two breaks when teachers will be unavailable: 12:00-1:00, and 4:00-5:00.
    • Middle school teachers will be in the gymnasium for drop in conferencing.  The drop in times are below:
    8:00 am - 12:00 pm
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    •  K-5 students and families have scheduled individual conferences with their classroom teacher. Please direct any questions you have about conferences to your classroom teacher.
  • Grandparents/Special Friends Day, November 8th

    Grandparents/Special Friends Day November 8th:

    • 8:05-8:35 in Auditorium (Grandparents and Special Friends should arrive at school together and go into the auditorium)

    • 8:40-9:05 Classroom visits

    • 9:10-9:30 Cafeteria (K-3) or Red Room (4-8) for milk and cookies

    • Please download and fill out the Grandparents/Special Friends permission form below (see link), and return to school by Tuesday 11/7


  • Changes to Back-to-School Night for this year

    In an effort to improve communication with Arleta Families, we are changing the Back to School Night format this year. This year Back to School Night will begin at 6:30, and will be an Adult Only event - child care will be provided.
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  • Back-to-School Night: September 29, 6:30-8:00pm

    For Parents, Guardians, and Adult Family Members (Free Child Care will be provided).
     
    Schedule
    • 6:30-6:50 in Auditorium for Mini Band Performance, Principal Welcome, PTA, Garden Committee, SUN School, and Community Partners
    • 7:00-7:15, Classroom Presentation #1
    • 7:25-7:40, Classroom Presentation #2
    • 7:40-8:00, Conference Sign Up and Classroom Visits
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Principal's
Message

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    August 27, 2016

    Dear Arleta Families,

    It is my pleasure to welcome you to the 2016-17 school year! I am so grateful to be entering my fourth year as your principal and honored to get to work with such supportive parents, talented teachers, and curious children. One of the most important parts of my job is to make sure that we have outstanding educators in every role at Arleta and I am so proud to announce the following new staff members:

     

    • Brian Yoder, Principal's Secretary
    • Laura Bullard, 4th/5th Teacher
    • Eric Flagel, 4th/5th Teacher
    • Sierra Nelson-Nord, 6th grade Math/Science
    • Cedric Poindexter, Restorative Justice Coordinator
    • Marinela Ionescu, Half-time Spanish, Middle School

     

    There are many positive changes that Arleta will experience this year. As a result of the water crisis from last spring, there are five water coolers placed throughout the building with cups for students, staff, and parents to drink from. If you are in a position where you can send a water bottle to school with your child please do so and this will help limit the use of disposable cups. We are also looking forward to having a full time Restorative Justice Coordinator to support students that have made significant mistakes, students that have been adversely impacted by those mistakes, and work with all families involved. We are also excited to be one of 10 schools in the district to be implementing the newly adopted Reading and Writing Workshop curriculum and to have former classroom teacher Robin Mauldin supporting our learning as our Literacy Coach.

    We’re all looking forward to seeing you on the first day of school, 8/29 for 1st through 8th grade, and 9/1 for Kindgergarten. Our entrance bell will ring at 8:00 and school will start at 8:05. The cafeteria doors will open at 7:45 for free breakfast for all students. Please join me that morning for coffee and informal conversation in the cafeteria after drop off.

    Sincerely,

     

    Seth Jones, Principal

     

District
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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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