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    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.

  • KBPS will be playing the Sounds of the Season beginning Monday November 30th. Happy Holidays from AM-1450 and kbps.am.

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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 9:00am beginning December 11th 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 scheduled meeting is Tuesday, December 1st at 6:00PM. Listen live on AM-1450.

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  • Programming note: Portland Public Schools has extended Comprehensive Distance Learning through at least January 28, 2021. During this time, AM-1450 and kbps.am will continue airing Rock/Oldies. Teen Sound music will return when students are back in classrooms.

    Click here for the latest PPS school year information.

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    WHEREVER YOU HAVE INTERNET ACCESS YOU HAVE KBPS! Remember...you can listen to KBPS anywhere you have a computer or a smartphone!  We are now streaming our programming worldwide.  Just click the "Listen Live" button.



    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.