Principal's Weekly Message4/21/2023
Hello Families & Partners -
Please see below for some important updates!
8th to 9th Grade Summer Transition Oppotunity NEW
The Leap into 9th Grade summer program prepares incoming ninth grade students to excel in high school by building a foundation for success before starting high school.
Dates and Times: July 17 - August 4, 2023, Monday - Friday, 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
@ Benson, Franklin, Grant, Jefferson, McDaniel, Roosevelt
Tobacco Cessation Youth Ambassadors NEW
Our Urban League of Portland Youth Specialist, Dasyanique Lewis, is looking for Tobacco Cesation Ambassadors representation across select Middle Schools, including Ockley Green Middle School. See this flyer for more information.
Culture and Community Night REMINDER
Mark your Calendars!
You’re invited to Ockley Green’s second annual Culture and Community Night! Please join us at Ockley on Wednesday, April 26th from 5:30 to 7:30 for food, performances, community resources, and most importantly highlight student's academic achievements as it relates to their individual cultures!
What: Culture and Community Night
When: Wednesday, April 26th
Time: 5:30- 7:30
Where: Ockley Green Middle School
Hope to see you there!
OG Supporters Plan Sale REMINDER
OG Supporters will be holding this sale on the Ainsworth side of the school Thursday 5/11. The nursery will be delivering plants around 1PM and then we will be sorting orders and people will start picking up between 2-5PM. We will possibly have a couple other volunteers helping us.
Orders are due by April 20th by 5PM
Current students at OG are eligible for PPS Summer Arts Academy! Students & families can apply by Monday, April 24 one of two ways:
1. Complete THIS GOOGLE FORM
2. Fill and submit a print application to you. This application should then be emailed to email@example.com
Working On It
These are areas that, when our team is ready to provide additional information, I will provide an update in the section above.
Outside camera for our staff parking lot to increase safety and reduce vandalism;
Reconfiguration of spaces for the 23-24 school year with a goal of no large classes meeting in the Portable classrooms;
Ongoing advocacy of replacement of our Portables;
Hiring for 2023-24;
Building the Master Schedule for the 23-24 school year.;
End of year celebrations.
April 17th - April 28th: Statewide Assessments
April 26th: Culture & Community Night
Ockley Green Middle School