Oregon sixth graders attend Outdoor School and stay overnight in cabins at camps in beautiful locations while they learn about the environment from their teachers, Outdoor School Staff and the “big kids” like you who leave high school for a week to be a Student Leader. Students in grades 10 - 12 are invited to volunteer as Student Leaders at one of the six Outdoor School sites this Spring: Arrah Wanna, Angelos, Canby Grove, Howard, Namanu and Kuratli. Plenty of training and support for high school leaders! You will love this experience!
Click here for more information. Many sites fill up, so register early. Click here to register for the Outdoor School workshop on March 15-16th (Fri-Sat), and to be a Student Leader. In order to be a student leader you need to register each session, even if you cannot make the overnight workshop. There will be many opportunities to make up the workshop.
Please contact the ODS office if you have any questions 503-257-1607 or Cynthia Roberts, in Room 104 (LHS Student Services).
October 4—Cards Talk: Lincoln High School and the history of secondary education in Portland. Chet Orloff, Dana Cress and Katie Bush
October 5—Football Homecoming: Special guests and celebrations before and during the game
November 8—Cards Talk: The challenge of public health in a changing world. David Bangsberg
December 1—PopCycles Reunion
December 6—Cards Talk: We are the Cardinals, the Mighty Cardinals! An athletic history of LHS. Scott Cress, class of 1965
December 21-22—Alumni Annual Food Drive
January 10—Cards Talk: Portland, Oregon past and future. Kent Holtce and Chris Johnson
February 7—Cards Talk: The future of Oregon sports and recreation. Kendall Johnson, Matthew Drake, Doug Piper
February 12—President Lincoln’s Birthday. Schoolwide 150LHS Activities.
February 2019 Card Talk “The Future of Oregon Sports and Recreation” Matthew Drake, CEO Mt. Hood Meadows, Class of 1978, Doug Piper Class of 1978, President of the Portland Winter Hawks (Proposed)
April 13—150LHS Big Party! Special guests, alums and the extended Lincoln community come together for a celebration at PSU Viking Pavilion.
May 9—Cards Talk: Preparing for the next 150 years: Plans for Lincoln’s Future. Peyton Chapman, Principal, Lincoln High School
May 14—Time Capsule Unveiling. Opening the time capsule sealed in 1969. Sealing the new time capsule for the next 50 years.
May 22—Senior and Alumni Art Show. Art created by current students and alumni
June 2—Sesquicentennial Graduation Ceremony
In 2018-2019 Students, alumni, families, teachers, and other friends of Lincoln High School will be celebrating the school’s sesquicentennial (150th anniversary). LHS is one of the West’s oldest and most celebrated public secondary schools. Most events will occur in Portland – but some might be in far flung places around the world, wherever LHS alumni live!
L150 will include students, parents, alumni and the larger community. Alumni will be reminded of their affinity with our school. We all will celebrate and work towards a more just and equitable world, in the spirit of our academic and civic heritage.
To hold a celebration that is just, inclusive and participatory;
To have fun and renew friendships;
To build a strong base for excellence in the next 150 years;
To assist in the “Lincoln Rebuild” to prepare for the future;
To carry forward the Cardinal Spirit of inspired learning to make a better world for all.
To have fun!
Dear Current and Prospective Lincoln Families,
Welcome to Lincoln High School! We’re proud to be one of the top 100 college prep International Baccalaureate (IB) high schools in the United States with thriving, Fine and Performing Arts, STEM, Business, Culinary Arts, and Spanish Immersion programs. In addition to Spanish, Mandarin, French, and German, Lincoln is excited to be one of a handful of schools in the nation to offer Arabic to high school students.
Our students are actively involved inquirers who think critically about the world in which they live. In addition, Lincoln students regularly participate in highly competitive 6A athletics,a host of club sports from Water Polo to Sailing and Lacrosse, and are involved in a variety of engaging and meaningful extra-curricular activities and community service projects here and abroad. Our community is one in which “parents and neighbors are welcome partners”. Parent volunteerism at Lincoln is unparalleled.
Above all else, at Lincoln it is “cool to be smart.” We are fortunate to be able to offer a rigorous core academic program and our expectation is that students are supported to explore, play, and discover their passions to build the skills they need to gain confidence and feel success. The Lincoln community then works collaboratively to provide opportunities to connect student interests and skills to the world around them to create purpose and meaning. Lincoln values the whole child, providing academic advising and college counseling as well as evidenced based social-emotional, special education, ELL, and mental health supports as needed.
Finally, Lincoln consistently earns top ratings for academic achievement, attendance and high graduation rates. Lincoln students regularly meet and exceed international benchmarks on IB exams as well as state tests. Lincoln is proud to support and produce amazing graduates who go on to pursue a wide variety of exciting opportunities. As Principal I am honored to serve the Lincoln community. Please contact me at email@example.com if I can be of any assistance to you or your family. We encourage you and your student to join our inclusive community.
With Warm Regards,
Portland Public Schools will again be a featured part of the
city’s annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. tribute event. The 34th edition will
be held from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 21, at the Highland Christian Center, 7600 NE Glisan
St. The event will feature digital, musical and artistic performances,
and an array of community speakers.
The PPS Visioning initiative has entered a new phase in January, with a series of community meetings in which students, families, educators and volunteers will be able to share what they think the future of education in Portland should look like.
Christy Wheeler of Sellwood Middle School recently won the Oregon Counselor of the Year Award from the Oregon School Counselors Association. We asked her to share her thoughts on the role counselors play in school communities.
6:00 PM Board Work Session
6:00 PM District Board Meeting