Students and Families arrive at 8:15am and enter building at the north door (Breakfast Door) located by the cafeteria. Students and families enter cafeteria, breakfast is available for K-8 grade students. Students will sit at grade level tables. Families can choose to sit together at family tables. Everyone will clean up after themselves. Gym will be available as an option to wait for bell to ring. At 8:38am, clean tables will be excused to line up to go to class. First bell is at 8:40am. Staff will excuse tables one at a time to walk to class.
Students and Families arriving at First Bell, 8:40am, can enter through the front door.
K-1 Grade Families may wait by Breakfast door until bell rings at 3:00pm. Families will pick up their child from their child’s classroom.
2-3 Grade Families may wait by front door until bell rings at 3:00m. Families will pick up their child from their child's classroom.
4-5 Grade Families may wait on the map playground. Teachers will bring students to the playground when the bell rings at 3:00pm.
6-8 Grade Families may wait on the map playground. Students will be dismissed from their classes.
If you have multiple children, please work with your teachers to create a dismissal plan.
Portland Public Schools’ Multiple Pathways to Graduation has been awarded a $3.9 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education. The five-year grant gives an infusion of resources to Multiple Pathways, which helps high-needs students graduate and move into college and careers.
Rachel Stagner, Madison High School chemistry teacher, and Amy Sutton, Benson High School biology teacher, recently returned from San Diego, where they presented research to other science educators as part of the Murdock Partners in Science program.
The Portland Interscholastic League will hold four basketball doubleheaders on Saturday, and the headline game will feature the league’s top two girls teams. Benson will play Grant at Marshall High School at 7:15 p.m. in the second game of a twin bill that starts with the schools’ boys teams playing at 5:30 p.m.
10:30 AM - 2:00 PM 2nd grade field trip
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM Coffee with the Principal
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM Middle School Student Celebration
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM DLI Connect to Kindergarten @ District Offices
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM DLI KG Connect @ BESC
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM K-2 Student Celebration
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM 3-5 Student Celebration
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Fiesta de Trabajo del Jardin de Lluvia
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Garden Work Party
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Playground Design Workshop at Bridger
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Taller de Diseño del Parque de Recreo en la escuela Bridger
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (no title)