Kelly Elementary School

Every day in every way,
we are getting better and better

9030 SE CooperPortland, OR 97266Ph (503) 916-6350Fx (503) 916-2644

Ph Fx

Ph Fx

Family Bulletin



    It’s the Last Week!:

    June 12 and 13: Field Days!

    June 13: PTA Meeting 6-7PM

    June 14: 3rd Grade Bridges Field Trip

    Kelly Basketball Begins!

    June 15th: Last Day of School

    Kindergarten Celebration at 10AM

    5th Grade Celebration Doors open at 1:45 PM


    Field Days!

    Monday June 12 Field Day for Kinder, 1st and 2nd grades.

              Kinder and 1st grade 10:15 am - 11:30 am

              2nd Grade 1:30 - 2:45 pm.


    Tuesday June 13 Field Day for 3rd, 4th and 5th Graders

              3rd and 4th Graders 9:45 am - 11:00 am

              5th Graders 1:30 - 2:45 pm


                             Questions? Want to Volunteer?

                  Contact Bernadette Diepenbrock 503-432-6017



    Kelly Summer Basketball League!

    Kelly Summer Basketball begins this week!

    Wednesday, June 14th in our Kelly gym.

    Yellow Game: 6PM

    Blue Game: 7PM

    Coach D will communicate with players and parents which time they are playing!


    Contact Bernadette Diepenbrock 503-432-6017



    PTA Final Meeting of 2016-17  

    June 13 from 6-7PM 


    Summer Food Programs:

    June 26 – August 4 (closed July 3rd and July 4th)

    Monday - Friday from 11:30am -12:15pm

    Free lunches — and breakfast at some locations — are served weekdays this summer for children ages 1 to 18 at PPS schools and Portland Parks & Recreation playground sites. Sites are open to any child who wants to participate, and the meals are served on a first-come, first-served basis. No application or paperwork is necessary.

    Adult meals cost $4.

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture provides federal funding for the Summer Food Service Program in school enrollment areas where more than 50 percent of students are eligible for free and reduced- price meals during the school year. The City of Portland and Multnomah County also contribute funding to provide staff and activities at summer meal sites.


    Summer Pantry Hours


    When: Every Friday from July 7th to August 25th

    Where: Kelly Head Start (9015 SE Rural St, Portland, OR 97266)

    Time: 1:30pm-3pm


    Questions: Contact Cristina Helvie, Food Pantry Assistant 503-916-5715 or Reyna Martinez-Martinez, SUN CS Site Manager 503-348-4544


    Summer SUN

    Space is still available for summer SUN! Complete SUN registration form and return to school.


    Students will be exploring different authors each week this summer and along with additional activities such as Blazer Clinic, Oregon Zap Zoo Visit, Multnomah County Library visits, and much more!


    Question feel free to contact the SUN office at 503-916-5729


    Early Kindergarten Transition Program

    Have an incoming Kindergartner? Join us this summer for Early Kindergarten Transition! EKT is a three-week summer kindergarten practice program to help you and your child have a great start to school.


    Contact the SUN Office for more information at 503-916-5729


    Inter-District Transfer Is Open

    We have 11 PPS students approved for our 17-18 kindergarten Russian immersion class. If you are or know a family who lives outside the PPS boundary and would like to access one of the 17 remaining openings, please see the information on the enrollment and transfer website here.


    Do you shop at Fred Meyer or Amazon?

    If so, you can easily link your Fred Meyer rewards to card to help support our Kelly PTA! Link your Fred Meyer rewards card to our Kelly PTA community organization # 93031 and each time you shop at Fred Meyer they will donate to our PTA. It’s easy and it benefits our entire community.

    Kelly PTA is set up for Amazon Smile as well as Fred Meyer Rewards!


    Если Вы хотите читать Еженедельный семейный бюллетень в переводе с английского, то пожалуйста, посетите вебсайт школы Келли Внизу странички вы найдете возможность выбрать предпочитаемый Вами язык.


    Si les gustaría ver la traducción del boletín familiar, por favor de visitar nuestro sito de la escuela Kelly en hacia abajo puede seleccionar su idioma de preferencia.


    Nếu quý vị muốn tìm một phiên bản dịch của Thông Báo Gia Đình Hàng Tuần, xin vui lòng truy cập trang Web Trường Kelly chúng tôi di chuyển chuột xuống dưới và chọn ngôn ngữ của quý vị.

Kelly News

View All
  • PTA Meeting

    Our first PTA meeting of the year takes place next Tuesday, September 6th. The PTA is a great place to get connected and support our school community. More PTA information can be found here
  • Community Care Day-August 27th

    Come join Kelly staff and our partners Cascade Church and Imago Dei from 9am-12:00 on Saturday, August 27th. We will be maintaining our garden beds and refreshing our playground to get ready for the new school year!
  • Welcome to Kelly's New Website!

    We have made the switch to our new mobile-responsive web site. Within the next few weeks our site should be up-to-date with useful information to get you ready for the start of school. Please check back regularly.

District News

View All
  • Students honored at the 6th annual ¡Sí Se Puede! event

    ¡Sí Se Puede! or Yes, we can! is an opportunity for students to celebrate and inspire one another, build relationships outside their schools and share the rich diversity of their talents and experiences with the greater Portland community.
  • Superintendent recruitment update: Candidate recommendations requested, potential interviews to be scheduled

    Español| Tiếng Việt| 中文| Русский| Soomaali

    Dear PPS staff and families,

    Summer has started, but we want to let you know that the PPS Task Force on the Superintendent Recruitment is continuing to meet on a regular basis and work is happening daily to advance our efforts to find and recruit our next superintendent. We have a final position description and are still actively recruiting candidates.  We appreciate the feedback and candidate recommendations we have received from the community to date.  Below are highlights of our last meeting. We will keep you informed as we go forward. Thank you.

    Julia Brim-Edwards, Chair, Superintendent Recruitment Task Force

  • PPS celebrates SEI and Oregon Seal of Bi-Literacy

    SEI and Oregon Seal of Bi-Literacy awardees were honored at the June 13 Board meeting. PPS celebrated 13 years of partnership with Self Enhancement Inc. (SEI) Academy. Libra Forde, SEI Chief Operating Officer, Timothy Rodgers, SEI Academy Principal, and Linda Harris, 2006-2010 SEI principal, were presented with plaques honoring this partnership. SEI Academy was named a model school by the Oregon Department of Education in 2013 and 2014.
  • Summer facilities work update

    Español| Tiếng Việt| 中文| Русский| Soomaali

    Dear PPS Families,

    Over the summer, crews will be working in schools throughout the district to address health and safety issues, using funds from the bond that voters approved in May. At the same time, planning is under way for bigger projects to rebuild three high schools and a middle school. We wanted to give you an update on what is coming up. 

  • more

Kelly Calendar

View Calendar