When volunteering at Glencoe in any capacity, it is very important to adhere to the district policy of checking in at the office and following school expectations. As of 2019-20, Portland Public Schools is implementing a new procedure for visitor/volunteer sign-in/out at all PPS schools. Part of keeping students and staff safe is knowing who is in our buildings at all times. If you are going beyond the front office, please be prepared to present a government-issued ID. The front office will scan the ID and issue you a name badge.
Dear Glencoe Community,
Welcome to the 2018-2019 school year. I am excited to be back for my 4th year as Glencoe’s principal. It is such an honor and joy to be part of Glencoe’s wonderful community. Summer seems to have come and gone and our first day of school is literally right around the corner. Our annual Community Care Day is scheduled for this Saturday, August 25th for any and all families and community members to help us spruce up the grounds before our students arrive on Monday. We will be here from 9:00 – 2:00 and would love the help!
The Glencoe staff is dedicated to bringing their very best each and every day to meet the needs of all our students. As we prepare for the school year, I am excited to announce the new members to our community and a few changes. Amanda Shwetzer is our new, half-time School Secretary. She will be working in the office from 7:45 – 11:45 daily. Kari Harms will be our Teaching Librarian, here on Wednesday afternoons, Thursday and Friday. Amy Lile, our PE teacher, will now be with us full-time and Millie Layman will be our second PE teacher scheduled here on Thursdays. Sarah Schacker is our full time Learning Center Teacher and Amy Kasch is our full time Speech-Language Pathologist. Moira Tofanelli is our School Psychologist and will be with us on Wednesday and Fridays. Randy Webster is re-joining the 4th Grade team and Paula Jeppesen is back to teaching straight 5th grade. In addition, we have a library assistant position posted, as the LA assigned to our building was reassigned to another school due to school scheduling conflicts.
Below is some additional information to help you and your child(ren) prepare for the new school year ahead:
On behalf of the entire Glencoe Staff, I want to again welcome you to the 2018-19 school year. This will be me 27th year to have a “1st day of School” as an educator. The first day of school is always very special. I am excited to see all of our 1st – 5th graders on Monday, August 27th and our Kindergartners on the 30th.
Every year, one group of students in Portland Public Schools starts the new school year with the finish line of their K-12 education in sight. And as classes begin on Aug. 28 for the the 2019-20 school year, the end is closer than ever for the students who will start their senior years.
The Portland Public Schools Board of Education voted unanimously to extend PPS Superintendent Guadalupe Guerrero's current contract by another two years during its Tuesday, June 25 meeting. Since he will be entering the third year of his original contract, the Board has committed to a total of five years through June 2022 with Guerrero at the helm. The approval came after board members offered a comprehensively positive review of his performance.
A public hearing will be held by the Tax Supervising and Conservation Commission on the budget approved by the Budget Committee for Portland Public School District 1J, Multnomah County, Oregon for the fiscal year July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020. The hearing will be held in the Board Auditorium at the Blanchard Education Service Center (BESC), 501 North Dixon Street, Portland, Oregon, on the 25th day of June at 3 p.m.
6:00 PM District Board Meeting
8:15 AM - 9:00 AM Kinder Parent/Principal Coffee
2:20 PM - 2:45 PM Popcorn Friday
8:15 AM - 9:15 AM PTA Meeting
6:00 PM District Board Meeting
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM PTA Meeting
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Volunteer Training
8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Volunteer Training