Wednesday, October 12th will be a testing day at PPS high schools.
9th graders will be participating in Choose Your Own Adventure Day! Teachers and staff will be sharing their favorite hobbies and talents with students. This is sure to be a fun day! Please make sure your student arrives on time. They do not need their Chromebooks or supplies.
10th and 11th graders will take the PSAT test. They should get a good night’s sleep the night before, bring a #2 pencil with them to school, and plan to arrive early, to find their room. We will post room assignments the day before the test. Late students will not be allowed to take the test.
12th graders will be in school working on graduation requirements and college/scholarship applications from 8:30am to 12:30pm, please bring your chromebooks with you. Attendance for the day will be taken at the first session. You can find more info and the schedule for the day here: PSAT Day for Seniors. Email email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions.
Recently, we have received several questions from staff, families, and a media outlet, asking us to detail our efforts at maintaining optimal air quality in our schools. We understand the concern and the need for reassurance from our students and employees – that as a school system, we are taking prudent measures to promote a safe and healthy learning environment.
On September 20, 2022, the Portland Public Schools (PPS) Board of Education unanimously approved a historic agreement that centers Black students, and embarks on the development of a community plan for their future by making the voter-approved Center for Black Student Excellence (CBSE) a reality.
We are pleased to announce that we will host a COVID-19 vaccine clinic in partnership with the Oregon Health Authority. The clinic will be open to all, and offer first, second and booster doses of the COVID-19 vaccine. Both Pfizer and Moderna vaccines will be available. Additionally, this clinic will include access to the new bivalent vaccine (12+). The CDC recommends COVID-19 vaccines for everyone 6 months and older, and boosters for everyone 5 years and older.
We are currently seeking membership applications for the district’s inaugural PPS Racial Equity and Social Justice Community Advisory Committee (RESJ CAC). This committee will advise both the Superintendent and School Board about about the racial equity and education impacts of policy decisions and work collaboratively to increase understanding and progress towards the PPS Racial Educational Equity Policy and the PPS RESJ Plan and Framework, PPS reImagined, and the PPS Strategic Plan.
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Board of Education Regular Meeting