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  • PPS Board votes to refer proposed Health, Safety and Modernization Bond to May ballot

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    Tonight, the Portland Public Schools Board of Education approved a resolution to refer a capital construction bond to Portland voters for the May 16, 2017 ballot. This proposed bond is the second in the series to fully modernize school sites across the district over the next few decades.

  • International Youth Leadership Conference, 2017

    Attendees of the International Youth Leadership Conference

    Feb. 23, 2017: Student hosts of the International Youth Leadership Conference welcomed Interim Superintendent Bob McKean to PSU as part of their celebration of the cultural and linguistic assets that our Emergent Bilingual students bring to Portland Public Schools. To learn more about this unique event, visit our web page at

  • Supporting all PPS families

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    Dear PPS Students, Families and Staff:

    I know there is a lot of anxiety and concern in our communities about current events related to potential federal immigration enforcement activity - and we have been equally concerned.

    I want to assure you that the actions at the federal level do not reflect the values of our district. 

    PPS remains committed to creating safe and inclusive learning environments for all of our students regardless of race, gender, gender identify, religion, ethnicity or immigration status.

  • Affirming commitment to transgender students

     Rainbow over the PPS headquarters building.

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    Dear Students, Families and Staff:

    I wanted to reach out to assure you that actions this week by the federal government to reduce protections for transgender students does not change or diminish our commitment to upholding clear PPS policies and guidelines that prohibit discrimination based on gender identity or expression.

  • School Board approves boundary changes for Peninsula and Chief Joseph

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     Map of affected area.
    The Portland Public Schools Board of Directors voted unanimously last night to approve boundary changes to Peninsula and Chief Joseph schools, both feeder schools for Ockley Green Middle School. The 7-0 vote endorses one of two proposals from the District-wide Boundary Review Advisory Committee (DBRAC), which was formed in 2014 to help with enrollment balancing across Portland Public Schools.
  • Nine of our schools earn EPA’s ENERGY STAR rating

    At a ceremony on February 10 at Wilson High School in SW Portland, nine PPS schools were recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for achieving ENERGY STAR certification. To receive this certification, a building must perform in the top 25% of similar facilities nationwide for energy efficiency, and meet strict energy efficiency performance levels set by the EPA. ENERGY STAR schools use an average of 35% less energy, and also release 35% less carbon dioxide.

    Read the full press release here.

  • Enrollment balancing for Peninsula, Chief Joseph and Ockley Green

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    The District-wide Boundary Review Advisory Committee (DBRAC) was formed in 2014 to help with enrollment balancing across Portland Public Schools. The committee’s most recent work led them to propose two options to help relieve crowding at Chief Joseph and to create more robust enrollment at Peninsula starting in the 2017-18 school year. On January 30, 2017, Interim Superintendent Bob McKean endorsed one of two DBRAC proposals.

    The proposal, which still requires the approval of the Board of Education, may be reviewed at,

  • The Generals Know Their Constitution!

     Grant High School Constitution Team
    Grant High School took first place in the State We the People Competition this year, marking the ninth year in a row that the Grant and Lincoln teams have alternated in the top spot. The Grant team will head to Nationals in April.