Astor School

School Grade Levels: K-8

5601 N. Yale St.Portland, OR 97203Ph 503-916-6244Fx 503-916-2605

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Astor School
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  • Astor Recycling Days

    Our PTSO recycling representatives are providing drop-off service on the following dates:
     
    May 18th      morning drop off
    May 19th      afternoon drop off 
    June 15th      morning & afternoon drop off
     
    There will not be recycling service over the summer. 
     
    Please contact terracycle@astorptso.org if you have any questions.
  • Astor Library News!

    The last day to check out books for the school year is Friday, May 19th.
     
    Books must be returned by Friday, June 2nd.
     
    Thank you! 
  • Roosevelt 8th Grade Family Night canceled, rescheduled for Monday, February 13 at 5:30PM

    Tonight’s 8th Grade Family Night at Roosevelt has been cancelled. It will be rescheduled for Monday, February 13th at 5:30 PM. We apologize for any inconvenience this second cancellation may cause. MLC’s 8th Grade Family Night set for this evening at 6pm is happening as scheduled.

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Principal's
Message

  • May 2017

    Dear Families,

    A huge THANK You to our PTSO and Event Coordinators, Miranda Robertson and Sofia Yrazabal, for hosting a wonderful Teacher/Staff Appreciation week for us. Each day, staff is enjoying special treatment thanks to Astor families. Please know these kindnesses are greatly appreciated and mean a lot to all of us.

    I am so pleased to share some compliments Astor student received this week. A sub who has worked in many of our schools told me during cafeteria duty how polite the students were as they told her "please" and "thank you" when she helped them. Another visitor said it "felt good" to walk into the building. WOW! What great news to hear. Please compliment your children for me.

    The year is racing to an end. Please make extra efforts to get your children to school on time and NOT pick them up early for appointments, etc. We need them to be here the entire day to ensure maximum learning. We're aiming for 95% or higher for the last quarter of the year.

    Thank you!

    Sincerely,

    Dana Jacobs

    Principal

     

     

     

     

District News

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  • End-of-Year Student Award Ceremonies

    At the end of every school year, the School-family Partnership program sponsors Student Recognition Award ceremonies for successful students across the district. These award ceremonies are essential to honor and reward students whose achievements represent the best of PPS, and to inspire their fellow students in the coming school year. We’re excited to celebrate these students and are looking forward to sharing their stories with you.

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  • Benson Tech rocked the SkillsUSA State Competition

     Benson Tech team at the SkillsUSA State Competition, April 2017
    During the SkillsUSA State Competition, this April 20-21, the Benson team landed a bucket full of medals!  All gold medalists qualify for the National Skills USA conference in Louisville, Kentucky June 19th - 23rd.

    Please congratulate all who participated.  They all were fantastic and made Benson Tech proud!

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  • Important budget message from the Superintendent

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    Hello PPS families and staff,

    On April 4 I presented my proposed budget for the 2017-18 school year to our School Board. I want to make sure you know what our spending priorities are, and what they will mean for you and your PPS student or students.

    This is a budget of difficult choices. We made extra cuts to central administration to prioritize direct services for students, but we still must make some painful cuts to our schools. Although the cuts will affect each school differently, they will be noticeable. This proposed budget is the first step in a long process, and we will be seeking your input and engagement as we manage this difficult fiscal climate.

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  • PPS budget: We want to hear from you

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    CORRECTION: 2nd budget listening session is Tuesday, April 25

    Budget overview
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    We want to hear from you about the 2017-18 budget for PPS! The Portland School Board has scheduled three listening sessions to take your comments on how we should allocate our dollars in the coming year.

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