You will soon be receiving a back-to-school packet with printed information from the district, our school, your student's teacher and the Alameda PTA. In the meantime, we thought it might be helpful to provide a quick list of links to some of the important information you need at the beginning of the year as well as tips on how to remain informed with all that is going on at Alameda!If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to reach out to any of the PTA Board member. We look forward to working with you to make 2018-2019 another great year at Alameda!
Your Alameda PTA Board
Direct Links to Helpful Resources as We Return to School
With more than 700 students, 500 families, and 75 staff members, there is a lot going on at Alameda. To keep track of it all and stay connected, we suggest you:
Mark Your Calendars
Below are a few key dates for you to get on your calendar now so you’re prepared. In addition, we recommend that you regularly check Alameda's Online Calendar to learn more about the events and activities taking place in our community.
Sept 5: First PTA Meeting
Sept 12: Back-to-School Night K-1-2 | NOTE: This is for parents only.
Sept 13: Back-to-School Night 3-4-5 | NOTE: This is for parents only.
Oct 5: School Picture Day
Mar 2: 2019 Alameda Auction
Welcome to Alameda! Alameda is a diverse learning environment in which its members are committed to meeting the educational, social, emotional and physical needs of all students in accordance with current practices, regardless of background or ability. This environment will stress academic excellence in a context of cultural enrichment and competency as well as community involvement. Principal Lurie and Assistant Principal Berg are here to support all students and families and are dedicated to ensuring that Alameda continue in excellence. All stakeholders – students, staff and community will feel valued and involved in the learning process.
Raddy Lurie, Principal
Dr. Eryn Berg, Assistant Principal
For the second year in a row, Portland Public Schools Superintendent Guadalupe Guerrero will give the welcome address at the All Born (in) Cross-disability Best Practices Educational Inclusion Conference when the event’s 14th staging is held on Saturday, April 6 at the Holiday Inn Portland Airport.
The committee charged with finding a new identity for Franklin High School has come up with a list of six possible mascot names for the school’s community to consider. The 19-member Franklin Mascot Identification Committee – which includes students, staff, alumni, family members and community members -- identified these possible names:
Dear PPS Community,
As you might be aware, there is a growing international student-led movement that designates Friday, March 15, as a day for students all over the world to express their views on climate change. We understand that some students here locally in Portland are considering leaving school to attend an 11 a.m. rally at Portland City Hall.
Extracto del Informe del Superintendente a la Junta Directiva de Educación de PPS el martes 12 de marzo de 2019:
6:00 PM District Board Meeting
8:45 AM - 10:30 AM Passport Club
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Author's Tea