• Welcome to
    AM 1450 KBPS  

    This is the radio station owned by the
    Portland Public School District. 
    We are located on the campus of
    Benson Polytechnic High School
    in Portland, Oregon.

  • Join Judy and Jimmy Barton as they go to the enchanted world of Maybeland to recover their missing Silver Star that belongs on their tree. Helping on the search is the Cinnamon Bear, a stuffed bear with shoe-button eyes and a green scarf. Don’t miss the adventures of the Cinnamon Bear every morning at 9:00AM, now through December 23rd on AM-1450 and streaming on the internet at kbps.am.

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  • Listen to all of the meetings of the Portland Public Schools Board of Education. The 7 member board is responsible for the budget and policy decisions of Oregon’s largest school district. The next meeting is Tuesday December 18th at 6:00PM. Listen live on AM-1450.

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  • KBPS is recording area schools performing holiday music. Listen to the Musical Greeting Card on December 24th and 25th on AM-1450 and streaming on the internet at kbps.am.

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  • Join the KBPS Sports Crew for these upcoming PIL basketball games. All games tip-off at 7:15pm unless otherwise noted:

    January 3rd, Franklin vs. Benson Girls.

    January 5th, PIL Showcase - Wilson vs. Cleveland Boys 11:30am, Benson vs. Franklin Boys 1:00pm, Madison vs. Roosevelt Boys 2:30pm, Lincoln vs. West Linn Boys 4:30pm, Benson vs. Grant Girls 6:00pm, Jefferson vs. Grant Boys 7:30pm.

    January 9th, Cleveland vs. Jefferson Boys.

    January 11th, Lincoln vs. Grant Boys.

    Listen live on AM-1450 and streaming on the internet at kbps.am.

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    Click the "Sports" tab on the left side for information on how Portland High School Students can become KBPS sportscasters!


    KBPS Students

    Listen to Senior Benson Radio students playing your favorite Teen Sound Music weekdays 9:53AM-11:24AM and Junior Benson Radio students weekdays 1:44PM-3:15PM.