Welcome to the 2018-2019 school year at Arleta School! I want to thank everyone for the warm Arleta welcome. From students to staff to families, everyone has greeted me with a smile on their face and a kind word. I couldn't be happier to be a part of the Arleta community.
My primary goal as an administrator will always be to ensure the physical and emotional safety of our students. Along with staff, families and parents I will be reviewing and reflecting on all the systems we use at Arleta to ensure that they are meeting the needs of all our students and families. Along with safety, we will be focusing on building strong and healthy relationships and creating rigourous expectations for academic achievement. I believe that all students have the right to academic success and with the right support they are able to reach that goal.
Please know that if you want to share a story, discuss an issue or just say hi, I will do my best to be available to you. The best time to catch me informally is in the morning or after school on the porch. If you want a more formal sit down time, please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org or text me at 971-347-4566 and we can set up a time. Please know that I will be spending a lot of time in the classrooms where the important work takes place, so I might not always be in the office if you drop-by, but you can always make an appointment in the office with one of the secretaries.
The beginning of the year always brings a sense of hope and possibilities. New teachers, new friends and new opportunities to learn and grow. Have a great year!
~ With Gratitude, Ms. Kruger
Dear PPS Community,
It is with a sense of optimism and encouragement that I am sharing with you news about something I believe will have a lasting impact on the future of our school system and our ability to better serve our students. The Oregon Legislature has approved, and Gov. Kate Brown has signed, the Student Success Act, an investment package projected to provide public schools throughout the state with approximately $1 billion a year in additional funding.
Two teachers at Franklin High School have won significant awards for their service to students. Mercedes Munoz won an Oregon Regional Teacher of the Year Award, and Anne McHugh won a Presidential Innovation Award for the Pacific Northwest from the Environmental Protection Agency.
Over the last year there has been a groundswell of activity around improving student health and wellness in Portland Public Schools. Aided by partnerships that have resulted in PPS receiving three grants totaling about $3 million, the district’s Health Education and Student Support Services teams have been able to bring innovative programming and new staff to PPS’s health education efforts.
6:00 PM District Board Meeting
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM Arleta Talent Show Technical Dress Rehearsal
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM Arleta Talent Show Dress Rehearsal
2:45 PM - 4:00 PM Arleta Middle School Dance
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM Bread Day
2:45 PM - 4:00 PM Arleta Volunteer Tea