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Whitman School

School Grade Levels: K-5

7326 SE Flavel StPortland, OR 97206Ph 503-916-6370Fx 503-916-2684

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  • What's Happening at Whitman?

    Is your child going to be 5 years old on or before September 1st, 2017? Come to Whitman's Kindergartens Connections events to learn all about our Kindergarten program, meet the principal and teachers, and to tour the school. We have two Kindergartens Connections events coming up:
          Friday, February 24th, 2017 @ 10:00 am
          Thursday, March 23rd, 2017 @ 6:00 pm. 
    Please note the following changes to our School Calendar:
    • Friday, January 27th will be a regular school day;
    • The Recognition Assembly will take place on January 27th instead of January 26th;
    • No more late start days for the rest of the school year;
    • Friday, February 3rd is now a Teacher Planning Day; there will be no class on that day.


  • Principal Ruth Tucker

    Dear Whitman Families,


    As we enter the holiday season, I feel very grateful to be part of our school. Whitman is a beautifully diverse community, and that is whhat makes us special. 

    Our staff remains committed to creating a safe and healthy learning environment where all individuals are valued, respected, and empowered. Negative words or hurtful statements will not be tolerated at our school. We practice kindness, take care of each other, and stand by everyone in our community to ensure that they feel welcomed and safe, and that their identity is honored.

    Your children make us proud every day. We are thankful for your commitment to their educaiton, and for your support as we continue to do our best to serve our students.

    Have a wonderful holiday season.

    Estimadas familias de Whitman,

    Durante la temporada de las fiestas, me siento muy agradecida de formar parte de nuestra escuela. Whitman es una bonita comunidad diversa, y es eso lo que nos hace especiales.  

    Nuestra facultad promete crear un ambiente educativo seguro donde cada individuo se siente valorado, respetado, y con derechos. Palabras negativas o hirientes no serán toleradas en nuestra escuela. Vamos a demostrar amabilidad, y nos vamos a apoyar los unos a los otros para que cada miembro de esta escuela se sienta bienvenido y seguro, y su identidad sea honrada.

    Estamos orgullosos de sus hijos e hijas cada dia. Les agradecemos su dedicación a sus educación, y su apoyo mientras seguimos haciendo lo mejor posible por nuestros estudiantes.

    Que tengan unas bonitas fiestas, 

    Ruth Tucker

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  • School menu for Friday, January 27

    PPS Nutrition Services: The lunch menu for this Friday, January 27, 2017 will be Chicken Filet Sandwiches and Hand-Rolled Burritos made from locally sourced foods. Students will also have the option to choose a Peanut Butter and Jelly sandwich or a Yogurt with Granola. A variety of fruits and vegetables will also be served in addition to milk. We hope that your child will join us for lunch and enjoy a delicious, nutrient-rich meal in the cafeteria.
  • Friday, January 20: Lincoln and MLC closing at 2PM

    Due to planned inaugural protests MLC and Lincoln will release students at 2PM. PPS bus schedules will be adjusted. All athletics and after-school activities are cancelled. Closed campus at LHS so pack sack lunch.
  • Roosevelt 8th Grade Family Night canceled, rescheduled for Monday, February 13 at 5:30PM

    Tonight’s 8th Grade Family Night at Roosevelt has been cancelled. It will be rescheduled for Monday, February 13th at 5:30 PM. We apologize for any inconvenience this second cancellation may cause. MLC’s 8th Grade Family Night set for this evening at 6pm is happening as scheduled.

  • Wednesday, January 18: Late start canceled, weather permitting school starts at regular time

    We continue to prepare for schools to reopen tomorrow, Wednesday, January 18, 2017.

    Please note that our plan is for schools to start at regular times tomorrow making this the first day of eliminating late starts for professional development as part of our plan to restore lost instructional hours due to weather-related closures this winter.

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