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
Joining the PTA is a great way to get involved in your child or children’s education at Alameda and education issues generally. Your tax-deductible $25 membership helps sustain PTA programs at Alameda and supports child-first lobbying efforts in Oregon and Washington, DC. Membership offers access to the Alameda PTA online school-wide directory, enrollment in the Oregon PTA, a vote on decisions affecting PTA activities and policies, and the opportunity to serve on the PTA board.
Joining the PTA is quick, convenient, and secure. To sign up:
After entering your family contact information, you’ll be taken to our online store, where you can purchase a membership online using PayPal, or you can print out an invoice and send it in with a check in your child’s backpack or drop them off at the Alameda school office.
We look forward to working with all of our families this year and are confident that with the help of our community 2018-2019 will be yet another fantastic year at Alameda School! If you have any questions, feel free to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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
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.
I am pleased to announce that Dr. Liane Kehaulani O’Banion has accepted our offer to become Portland Public School’s Director of Title IX Policy, Training & Compliance.