Creston K-5 School

School Grade Levels: K-5

4701 SE BushPortland, OR 97206Ph 503-916-6340Fx 503-916-2621

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  • Creston Events & News

     

    Wednesdays at 2:45PM - Urban Gleaners Food Distribution

    Fridays at 8:15AM - Walking and Bike Bus

     

    Thurs. 4/4, 3:00-5:00PM:  Talent Show Rehearsals, Creston Auditorium

    Fri. 4/5:  NO SCHOOL - Teacher Planning Day

    Fri. 4/5, 3:00-6:00PM:  Creston's 2nd Annual Bike & Walk Fair, back playground

    Tues. 4/9:  SUN Spring Programming Begins

    Tues. 4/9, 3:00-5:00PM:  Talent Show Dress Rehearsal, Creston Auditorium

    Thurs. 4/11, 6:00PM:  Talent Show Performance, Creston Auditorum

    Tues. 4/16,  6:30PM:  Creston PTA Community Meeting, Creston Library (or via Zoom)

    Fri. 4/19, 9:00AM:  Principal/PTA Coffee Chat, Creston Front Lobby

    Mon. 4/22:  Creston PTA Dine Out Fundaiser at Dick's Primal Burger

    Fri. 4/26:  Creston PTA Movie Night - "My Neighbor Totoro",

    Creston Auditorium (doors open at 5:30, movie starts at 6:00)

    Wed. 5/1:  Spring Walk+Roll to School Day

    Mon. 5/6 - Fri. 5/10:  Staff Appreciation Week

    Tues. 5/7, 6:00PM:  Kindergarten Information Night, Creston Library

District News

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  • The Arts Tax in Action: The HeART of Portland is Still Beating

    Students who took their first steps into PPS kindergarten classrooms in 2014 – the year Portland’s first-ever arts education tax went into effect – are now thriving sophomores.

    Evan Sampson is one of those sophomores, and he will have a chance to share his story at this year’s HeART of Portland, a showcase spotlighting the artistic accomplishments of some PPS’s most talented students.

    The two-week celebration of creativity will take place from April 16-28 at the Portland Art Museum. All exhibits and performances are free and open to the public.

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  • Lincoln & Grant Constitution Teams to Compete Nationally

    This weekend, the Lincoln and Grant high school constitution teams will compete in the annual We the People: The Citizen and the Constitution National Finals in Washington, D.C. 

    Now in its fifth decade, the event brings together students from all 50 states for a series of mock congressional hearings on everything from the Constitutional Convention of 1787 to the separation of powers and the future of democracy. 

    The Lincoln and Grant constitution teams, under the instruction of Patrick Magee-Jenks and Angela DiPasquale respectively, have long histories of taking home trophies on both the state and national level. 

    Good luck to all!

  • Important Calendar Updates

    First, the end of this school year will still be June 14 for K-11 students, and it will be May 31 for seniors.
    Second, next year’s bell schedules will change for many students.
    Beginning next school year, we added 15 instructional minutes for elementary and middle school students and provided all middle school students with a seven-period day. Accommodating these changes while supporting 410 minutes per week of teacher planning time and aligning our transportation systems requires us to adopt common start and stop times.
    Third, next year’s school calendars are available.

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  • A Recipe for Fun: Harvest of the Month at Hosford

    When students from Cleveland High School’s Advanced Commercial Foods and Baking class visited Hosford Middle School last month to try out a new recipe they called Baked Pears Goat Cheese Sunflower Seed Delight, the results of an informal sticker poll were very much on the positive side: 26 kids liked it and 30 loved it. Twenty-two were on the fence.

    Sixth grader Isaac Huynh was in the latter category. “I’ve had goat cheese before, but this goat cheese tastes different,” he said. “I think the whole thing might have been better with whipped cream.”

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