If you have a child who will be 5 years old by September 1, please register for kindergarten! The process takes 20-30 minutes and school staff will follow up with you later in the summer. With schools closed, online registration is the easiest option, but paper options will be available soon.You don’t need to register if your child attends a PPS Head Start or Pre-Kindergarten program.
Below you will find a list of links to some of the important information you need at the beginning of the year as well as tips on how to remain informed with all that is going on at Alameda throughout the year!Direct Links to Helpful Resources
With more than 700 students, 500 families, and 75 staff members, there is a lot going on at Alameda. To keep track of it all and stay connected, we suggest you:
Welcome to Alameda! Alameda is a diverse learning environment in which its members are committed to meeting the educational, social, emotional and physical needs of all students in accordance with current practices, regardless of background or ability. This environment will stress academic excellence in a context of cultural enrichment and competency as well as community involvement. Principal Lurie and Assistant Principal Galloway are here to support all students and families and are dedicated to ensuring that Alameda continue in excellence. All stakeholders – students, staff and community will feel valued and involved in the learning process.
Raddy Lurie, Principal
Kit Galloway, Assistant Principal
PPS is interested in learning about your family’s child care needs starting this Fall. We are exploring ways to provide learning support and child care when children are being taught online. Please take a moment to complete a brief online survey. Please complete this survey by Sunday, August 9 at 9 p.m.
Following weeks of public engagement, Portland Public Schools Board of Education voted 7-0 on Tuesday to refer a proposed 2020 School Bond Renewal to voters. If approved by voters, the 2020 School Bond Renewal would maintain the current tax rate and continue investments in Portland schools, including funding for critical educational, health and safety, and school modernization priorities.
As the 2019-20 school year wound down and turned into summer, Portland Public Schools continues to keep its meal distribution running to help feed our families. For families who are unable to get to the 14 school meal sites, Amazon stepped up.
At the July 14 Board of Education meeting, Portland Public Schools released a plan that lays out a procedure for renaming its buildings and other spaces. The move to reexamine district names comes in response to the continuing unrest across the country, including in Portland, in reaction to the systematic racism brought into public focus this summer.