Seven community members with connections to Portland Public Schools were honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award on Monday as part of the 35th annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Tribute event at the Highland Christian Center.
Substance use and addiction are confusing and difficult issues for the person experiencing it and for those who love and care about the person who is impacted. To help Portland Public Schools families of students dealing with substance use, we will host our first district-wide Family Information Night.
Next week Portland Public School will begin the annual survey that allows us to gather data to make informed decisions about school climate and culture. The Successful Schools Survey begins on Monday, Jan. 27.
We honor diversity, celebrate differences, and seek to understand all perspectives. We strive to be an inclusive, safe, and respectful school community. We are all responsible for our words and actions. Through shared restorative justice practices and open communication, we will work together to strengthen our community.