Chief Joseph Elementary

A strong, diverse and respectful community
where we make learning creative and fun

2409 N. Saratoga St.Portland, OR 97217Ph (503) 916-6255Fx (503) 916-2618

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Chief Joseph
School News

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  • Kindergarten Connect for 2019-2020 School Year

    Kindergarten Connect is coming up soon! If you have a child who will be five before September 1, 2019, please join us at one of these Kindergarten Open Houses -

    Thursday, Feb. 21, 9:30 am at Chief Joseph Elementary School Library

    Thursday, Apr. 11, 6:00 pm at Chief Joseph Elementary School Library

    This is a great time to learn about our school, meet the principal and take a tour. You are welcome to bring your children.

  • Winter 2019 After School Classes

    Winter 2019 After School Classes


    The following classes will take place at Chief Joseph Elementary School. They are parent-paid classes.  Please register your student by contacting the company or person offering the class. Scholarships are available by contacting the school counselor, Ms. Lynn at  espiers@pps.net.


    Please click here for full list of classes.

  • Chief Joseph Supply List

     Chief Joseph Supply List
     
    Thank you in advance for supporting our programs. We understand that supplying all the items on the list may cause hardship for some families. If that is the case, we will find alternative funding sources for the materials. Please call the front office, 503-916-6255 or email the counselor Lynn Spiers, espiers@pps.net if you need assistance. 
     
    Please click here for the 2018-2019 School Supply List for all grades at Chief Joseph - 

Principal's Message

  • January 14, 2019

    Dear Families,

    Kindergarten Connect is coming up soon! If you have a child who will be five before September 1, 2019, please join us at one of these Kindergarten Open Houses -

    Thursday, Feb. 21, 9:30 am at Chief Joseph Elementary School Library

    Thursday, Apr. 11, 6:00 pm at Chief Joseph Elementary School Library

    This is a great time to learn about our school, meet the principal and take a tour. You are welcome to bring your children. 

    Thank you,

    Amber Gerber

     

     

District News

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  • Board approves school calendar for 2019-20

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    The 2019-20 school year in Portland Public Schools will begin on Wednesday, Aug. 28, and end (barring weather makeup days) on Friday, June 5.

    That became official Tuesday night when the PPS Board of Education passed Resolution 5821, which approved Superintendent Guadalupe Guerrero’s proposed 2019-20 school calendar. The calendar was presented to the Board at its Jan. 15 meeting, with public input invited in the period before Tuesday’s final Board vote.

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  • PPS Pulse: February 12, 2019

    In this week's PPS Pulse: Deadline coming for students to be immunized; Jefferson students discuss Black History Month

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  • PPS Families: Help us improve school culture and climate by taking Successful Schools Survey

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    If you are the parent or guardian of a Portland Public Schools student, ask yourself: How is the educational climate at the school? Portland Public Schools is looking for answers to this and other key questions from family members of PPS students as part of the Successful Schools Survey. Students in grades 5, 7 and 10 also are being surveyed, and school-based staff will participate starting Feb. 19.

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  • Key date for immunizations is coming up

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    The recent outbreak of measles serves as a reminder about immunizations, with an important deadline coming up.

    Students in Portland Public Schools who have not gotten all of their required immunizations face a Wednesday, Feb. 20 deadline. That is the “exclusion date” set by the state for 2019, when any student who is not fully immunized may be barred from attending classes or district-provided child care.

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