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  • Early Kindergarten Transition (EKT)

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    Whitman EKT Program - NO EKT for 2021 - we will see you next year!

    Early Kindergarten Transition (EKT) is a school-based, family-oriented summer program designed to increase family engagement in school, improve children’s attendance, and children’s success in school. Children attend school every morning for three weeks.  Parents or caregivers gather twice a week to meet school staff and discuss ways to support their child's learning. Interpreters are hired. Meals are provided. Child Care is offered during parent meeting times.

  • Save the Date for our Kinder Connect Event

    Join us virtually at our Kinder Connect Event on April 29th 6:30pm - 7:00pm and May 27th 6:30pm - 7:00pm

    Email Dollie, our school secretary, if you are interested in joining. Her email address is lovaughn@pps.net or call our office 503.916.6370

  • Whitman Elementary is Enrolling Kindergarteners!

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    Getting Ready for Kindergarten

    Is your child starting kindergarten in the fall? 

    Whitman Elementary offers a free full-day program (currently half days per hybrid). Our programs provide experiences and instruction for each child according to his/her developmental needs, abilities and strengths. 

    Your child must be 5 by Sept. 1 of the enrolling year to start kindergarten. 

    For more information on Portland Public Schools’ kindergarten programs, go online to Kindergarten or e-mail nhauth@pps.net or call 503-916-3230.

    For information about school choice, contact the Enrollment and Transfer Center at 503-916-3205 or go online to School Choice.

    Kinder Connect: Email Dollie for information and a link regarding our Kinder Connect on April 29 and May 27! lovaughn@pps.net