Chief Joseph Elementary

A strong, diverse and respectful community
where we make learning creative and fun

2409 N. Saratoga St.Portland, OR 97217Ph (503) 916-6255Fx (503) 916-2618

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Chief Joseph
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  • Fall 2018 After School Classes

    Fall 2018 After School Classes

    The following classes will take place at Chief Joseph Elementary School. They are parent-paid classes. Please register your student by contacting the Company or person offering the class. Scholarships are available by contacting the school counselor, Ms. Lynn at
  • Chief Joseph Supply List

     Chief Joseph Supply List
    Thank you in advance for supporting our programs. We understand that supplying all the items on the list may cause hardship for some families. If that is the case, we will find alternative funding sources for the materials. Please call the front office, 503-916-6255 or email the counselor Lynn Spiers, if you need assistance. 
    Please click here for the 2018-2019 School Supply List for all grades at Chief Joseph - 

Principal's Message

  • August 29, 2018

    Chief Joseph Families,

    We have had a fabulous first two days of school and we are looking forward to welcoming our kindergarten students tomorrow, 8/30!

    I want to let everyone know that we have had a change of date for Back to School Night. Back to School Night will now be on Tuesday, September 25. We will begin at 6:00 pm with a Principal's Address and teacher introductions in the cafeteria. The classrooms will be open from 6:15-7:30. At 7:30, we will have a TAG informational meeting in the library. Hope to see you there!

    Amber Gerber


District News

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  • Friends of the Multnomah County Library’s Fall Used Book Sale

    Join the Friends of the Multnomah County Library at the annual Fall Used Book Sale, Oct. 26-29, 2018. This sale features over 35,000 items at great prices. Hardcover and quality trade paperbacks start at $2, mass market paperbacks and children’s books at 50 cents and $1, CDs at $1, and DVDs at $2. Also available are comic books, graphic novels, audio books, LPs, video games, pamphlets, sheet music, and maps – all sorted and in excellent condition. Proceeds of the sale benefit the Multnomah County Library.

  • LA Fitness membership discounts for PPS employees

    LA Fitness is offering discounted memberships for PPS employees and their families through the end of October. Click here for full details about the offer and contact Drew Jansky at 214-440-6156 or to sign up. 
  • PPS Pulse: October 9, 2018

    In this week's PPS Pulse: Julie Esparza Brown sets example as PPS's first Latina Board member; Superintendent reflects on first year.

  • Giving to the Red Cross

    Did you know that donating blood may save the lives of up to three patients in need of transfusion? Please consider taking some time to make a significant contribution to a meaningful cause.

    American Red Cross Blood Drive
    Monday, October 29, 2018
    8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
    501 N.Dixon

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