SUN Community Schools

  • McDaniel SUN Community School

    SUN (Schools Uniting Neighborhoods) Community Schools in Multnomah County are full-service neighborhood hubs where the school and partners from across the community come together to make sure students and families have what they need to be successful – in school and in life. McDaniel's sponsoring lead agency is Immigrant and Refugee Community Organization (IRCO) (https://irco.org/)

    McDaniel SUN Community School works to engage the community in a systematic way to educate and support youth by providing wrap-around supports that eliminate barriers to academic success. We provide the following school-based services:

    After-School Programming • After-School Tutoring • Adult Education Classes • School & Hygienic Supplies • Community Food Pantry • Social Services Referrals • Family and Community Events •

    McDaniel SUN Community Partner Programs include:       

    College Possible, Latino Network, Portland State University, Oregon Food Bank, Africa House, Pacific Islander Asian Family Center, Impact NW, and Jobs 101.        

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Julia Schaffner

McDaniel IRCO SUN Site Manager

Immigrant and Refugee Community Organization (IRCO)

C: 503-407-8702

McDaniel High School 

2735 NE 82nd Ave.

Portland OR 97220

Ph (503) 916-5220

Fx (503) 916-2702

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Jack Tangel

SUN Tutoring Coordinator
Email:  johnt@irco.org

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Adriana Dennis

SUN Support Staff

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Extended Day Programming

  • Extended Day programming is run in partnership with local non-profit community partners, as well as IRCO SUN Staff. All classes are free! Extended Day Programming beginning October 4, 2021 at 3:30pm in The Commons. Supper will be served from 3:30-3:45pm with programming to follow. 

    McDaniel SUN Community Partner Programs include:       

    College Possible, Latino Network, Portland State University, Oregon Food Bank, Africa House, Pacific Islander Asian Family Center, Impact NW, and Jobs 101.

Adult Education

    • There are no current SUN classes for parents at this time. However, Latino Network provides Colegio de Padres, for parents of middle and high school students, hosts workshops that help parents, many of whom are immigrants, understand the educational system in the US and the challenges facing their children.

    • For more information, contact Carolina Hernandez, carolinahernandez@latnet.org, 503-781-4411.

      El Colegio de Padres, para padres de estudiantes de secundaria y preparatoria, ofrece talleres que ayudan a los padres, muchos de ellos inmigrantes, para que entiendan el sistema educativo de los Estados Unidos, así como los retos que sus hijos enfrentan.

      Para más información llame a Carolina Hernandez, carolinahernandez@latnet.org, 503-781-4411.

Madison Food Pantry

  • In partnership with Oregon Food Bank, the McDaniel Community Food Pantry distributes 3-5 day grocery supplies that include fresh produce, bread, milk, eggs, cans, pasta, and other non-perishables to McDaniel students and families weekly. The pantry is open to every McDaniel cluster family, as well as anyone living in the McDaniel High School area. Photo ID or proof of enrollment in a Madison cluster school is required. Pantry applications can be filled out in person at the Madison SUN Food Pantry.
    • The McDaniel Community Food Pantry will be open for shopping starting Friday, October 8th from 2-4pm. It is located next to the lower parking lot/across from the football field. 

  • Food Pantry flyer