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Portland Public Schools

Portland, Oregon

501 N. DixonPortland, OR 97227(503) 916-2000


  • STEAM Night @ Vernon IB World School!

    STEAM Night @ Vernon IB World School
    9.29.16, 6:00-8:00pm
    Please Save the Date for one of our most active, fun, hands-on family nights of the year! STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math) Night brings together a variety of wonderful community partners and presenters ranging from OMSI to Mad Science, and a variety of teacher/parent led activities including Art, Robotics, Garden activities, and even a little Pokemon Go! Save the date and we hope to see you there!

    For more information contact Brad Parker at
  • Children's Book Harvest

    ​The Fourth Annual Children's Book Harvest is fast approaching!  Last year the book drive brought in over 31,000 books from schools and the Children's Book Bank distributed books to nearly 4,800 students.  This year's book drive runs from October 3 through November 10 and Children's Book Bank is seeking a parent to coordinate the effort.  

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  • Stumptown Series is back for 2016-17 season

    Josh Reich, CEO Simple, kicks off the speaker series September 12th, 7-8pm at the Ellyn Bye Studio, inside the Gerding Theatre at the Armory. The theatre is located at 128 NW 11th Ave, Portland, OR.
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  • Focus on Diversity Film & Lecture Series

    "Stolen Education," documents the untold story of Mexican-American school children who challenged discrimination in Texas schools in the 1950’s and changed the face of education in the Southwest. Join us at the BESC, 501 N. Dixon Street, Thursday, September 15, 4:30-6pm. Light food provided.
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  • PPS Dual Language Immersion Expansion Committee

    Dear PPS Community Member,

    The Department of Dual Language (DDL) is forming a Dual Language Immersion (DLI) Expansion Committee.  This committee will advise DDL on where and when to best expand DLI programs at PPS for closing the achievement gap.

    If you are interested, please fill out this DLI Expansion Committee Interest Form.  

    For additional information, please click "More" link below.

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  • Oregon Summit 2016 Featuring Google Apps

    State Inservice Day
    Friday, Oct. 14, 2016
    What is the Oregon Summit, featuring Google Apps for Education? It’s a low-cost, educator-led day of learning, sharing, and fun. The focus is Google Apps for Education, a suite of tools that encourages collaboration, sharing, and mobility. For information, registration and call for presenters, visit or click the More link below.
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  • Blind Cinema at Hollywood Theater

    Here’s an intriguing opportunity: Blind Cinema featuring 5th graders from Boise-Eliot/Humboldt and King schools. Audience members are blindfolded and groups of children describe what’s happening on the screen in whispers. September 10, 11, 17, 18 at 3pm and a later show September 17 at 7pm. The more link below will take you to the PICA site for details.
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