• 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 the KBPS Sports Crew for live coverage of these upcoming PIL basketball games. Listen live on AM-1450 and streaming on the internet at kbps.am.

    Tue 12/17 7:15pm  West Salem @ Grant girls
    Fri 12/20 7:15pm  Madison @ Franklin boys
    Fri 1/3 7:15pm  Grants Pass @ Lincoln boys
    Tue 1/7 7:15pm  Wilson @ Benson girls
    Thu 1/9 7:15pm  Cleveland @ Grant girls
    Sat 1/11 10:00am  Franklin vs Madison girls
    Sat 1/11 11:30am  Wilson vs Cleveland boys
    Sat 1/11 1:00pm  Lincoln vs Roosevelt girls
    Sat 1/11 4:00pm  Roosevelt vs Franklin boys
    Sat 1/11 5:30pm  Benson vs Grant girls
    Sat 1/11 7:00pm  Jefferson vs Grant boys
    Mon 1/20 9:00am  Cleveland vs West Linn boys
    Mon 1/20 1:30pm  Grant vs Beaverton girls
    Mon 1/20 3:00pm  Benson vs Rainier Beach boys
    Mon 1/20 7:30pm  Grant vs Barlow boys
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  • 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 (2 episodes back-to-back per day) everyday at Noon now through December 23rd on AM-1450 and streaming on the internet at kbps.am.

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  • The KBPS sportscaster program provides students in Portland Public Schools the opportunity to broadcast PIL basketball games. No previous broadcast experience is necessary. Any PPS High School student is eligible.  More information is available by emailing KBPS Operations Manager Scott Young.

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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 17th at 6:00PM. Listen live on AM-1450.

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  • KBPS is currently recording area schools performing holiday music. The Musical Greeting Card will air on December 24th and 25th. Happy holidays from AM-1450 and 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.