From the Desk of the Principal:
Dearest Lent Families,
I have missed you all so much over the summer! Your commitment to the safety, the education, and wellbeing of all of our students has never been so evident as over the last few months. We are ready to move forward with a sparkling new building inside and out; a huge thank you to everyone! As we move forward, there will events for us to get to know each other better and to celebrate the dreams and aspirations of this community.
Please make sure to put on your calendars the following dates and join us!
August 25th- Back to School BBQ 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. with a special presentation for the incoming 6th graders from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the Rose Garden Auditorium.
August 27th-Community Care Day: 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Lent School
August 29th-The first day of school for Grades 1-8. Registration packets with the Parent Handbook and August/September Calendar go home. Please return them by September 2nd to your child’s teacher.
August 29th-August 31st- Kindergarten Assessments and Meetings (Your teacher will be contacting you to schedule)
September 10th: Lent Beautification and Garden Party, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
September 15th-Back to School Night 6th to 8th grade-6-7 p.m. Dinner 5:15 p.m. to 5:45 p.m. in Cafeteria
September 20th- Back to School Night 3rd to 5th grade-6-7 p.m. Dinner 5:15 p.m. to 5:45 p.m. in Cafeteria
September 22nd- Back to School Night K to 2nd grade-6-7 p.m. Dinner 5:15 p.m. to 5:45 p.m. in Cafeteria
Please carefully read your Parent Handbook, there have been a few changes. Website information should be available soon!
Within this first communication, you should receive your child’s schedule for the first day of school. If you have questions or concerns, please contact the office at 503-916-6322.
I have waited all summer to see you again or for the first time. Here’s to a year of dreaming big and collaborating to have every child reach their greatest potential. I am honored to be a part of your child’s life and this community!
Empowering students to dream,
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
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.