History

  • Did you know that Vernon IB World School...

    ...is 113 years old?  The Old Vernon School opened in September 1907.  The current school opened in September 1932. 

    …has school colors of purple and white, and our mascot is the OWL?

    ...is an authorized and proud K-8 International Baccalaureate (IB) World School?

    ...is an Oregon Green School?

    ...offers PE, Art, Music, Spanish, Mandarin Chinese?

    ...has a School Garden group that meets for a garden party one Saturday morning a month?

    ...has an amazing SUN program? As well as before/after care through the YMCA?

    ...has been a Chess for Success Regional Team Champion?

    ...actively promotes STEAM (Science-Technology-Engineering-Art-Math) events?

    ...honors its diversity through cultural events and appreciations?

    ...boasts a healthy, strong, enthusiastic network of parent & community support?

    ...has a Principal, Assistant Principal, Faculty and PTA that work together to grow successful students?

    ...had volunteers spruce up the school and build TWO learning gardens?

    ...has an amazing Sensory Room that was completely funded by Vernon families and community members?

    ...hosts Community Movie Nights centered around racial equity and community?

    ...has a variety of amazing, supportive community partners in NE Portland?

    …is on Youtube (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=69tZKE7VTG4) and Twitter (@Vernon_IB)?

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