New MTMS Gear
Support the MTMS community and show your love of student learning by wearing some cool school merch. The new T-shirts and cozy hoodies featuring a maskless eagle are available now, just in time for holiday gift-giving. Merch can be picked up or shipped. Order here: https://mttabormiddleschool.itemorder.com/shop/sale/
We are currently looking for one 7th grade family member (to serve the remainder of this year and for the 2023-24 school year) and one 6th grade family member (to serve the remainder of this year, next year, and the 2024-25 school year). All of our family representatives must be voted upon by the MTMS parent community.
The Mt. Tabor Middle School Site Council is established pursuant to the Oregon Educational Act for the 21st Century for the purpose of helping improve student achievement. In compliance with the Act, Site Council membership is made up of at least one administrator or designee, a classified staff representative, elected faculty representatives, elected parent representatives, and one MTMS student representative as well.
Responsibilities of the Site Council include conducting monthly meetings in order to:
The MTMS Site Council meets on the first Wednesday of every month from 8:15-9:00 am in the Library. These meetings are open to the public. Below you will find the list of meeting dates for the 2022-23 school year:
December 7, 2022
January 4, 2023
February 1, 2023
March 1, 2023
April 5, 2023
May 3, 2023
June 7, 2023
If you are interested in running to serve on Site Council, please contact Principal Tonya Longo at email@example.com.
Harrison Park, which transitioned from a K-8 to a middle school this fall, recently held a school-wide vote for a new mascot. According to Principal Leah Dickey, these first few months as a middle school have been pivotal for students as they navigate the new exciting normal and establish an identity as a school and community. Picking a mascot has been an important part of that journey.
Principal Phu Dao is many things to the students and staff of Roseway Heights Middle School: mentor, role model, champion, friend. Ask anyone who has learned from and worked with him and they will tell you that he has dedicated his entire career to advocating for students, families, and educators. And now he’s being honored for that dedication.
Courageous Conversation, a Washington, D.C.-based non-profit that works with individuals and institutions to address racial disparities through sustained, fruitful dialogue, has named Principal Dao this year’s recipient of the Dr. Charles Hopson Racial Equity Principal Leadership Award.
Bird watching, Lego robotics, gardening, mindful art, coding, running and walking, the high-stakes world of self-governance. It’s all in a morning’s work for the students of Skyline K-8, where every Wednesday begins with participation in one of the school’s many C.A.S. clubs.
We need our community and PAT’s bargaining team to recognize that we are not unwilling to accept their proposal: we are unable. Even the proposal we have made will require at least $45 million in structural budget cuts over the next three years.
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM School Board - Student Success Committee
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM School Board - Annual Board Ethics and Public Meeting Training
6:00 PM - 7:15 PM School Board - Executive Session (Labor Negotiation)
7:15 PM - 8:15 PM School Board - Executive Session
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM School Board - Facilities and Operations Committee meeting
8:15 AM - 9:00 AM MTMS Site Council
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM School Board- Regular Meeting
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Winter Band Concert