PPS Pulse: November 19, 201911/19/2019
In this week's PPS Pulse: Franklin boys soccer team makes history in winning state title; PPS's yakisoba meal earns national recognition
PORTLAND PUBLIC SCHOOLS | NOVEMBER 19, 2019 Español | Tiếng Việt | 中文 | Русский | Soomaali
Franklin boys soccer team makes history by winning state championship
The Franklin High School boys soccer team made history Saturday, winning a state championship for the first time in program history, with a 2-1 overtime win over Summit in the Class 6A final at Hillsboro Stadium.
DragonMart helps ensure that Ockley Green families have access to food
Ockley Green Middle School is home of the Dragons and is now home to DragonMart. The DragonMart is a non-profit food pantry operated through the support of Fred Meyer, the Sunshine Division, Self Enhancement, Inc., Ockley Green’s SUN School and PPS. Along with these partners, students also pitch in to help provide the Ockley Green community with a valuable needed resource that will ensure that families have access to food throughout the year.
Interpreters available for parent-teacher conferences
With parent-teacher conferences just around the corner, it is important to know that PPS offers free interpretation services and other resources for our linguistically diverse families. If you need an interpreter for the conferences, which will be held Nov. 25-26, let your school know.
PPS’s Yakisoba noodles lunch recognized as one of nation’s best school meals
A meal that started as a cultural celebration at one of Portland Public Schools’ dual language immersion schools has now gained national recognition as one of the best meals served at a K-12 school in the United States.
PPS families can get free clothing for their students from PTA Clothing Center
As the temperature drops with winter’s approach, the need for warm clothing rises. In Portland Public Schools, families that need help acquiring clothes and other essentials can turn to a long-established program.
PPS Pulse is a weekly publication that is distributed via email to district families, staff and select others. It is produced by the PPS Communications department. An archive of previous issues is available. To submit story ideas and feedback, please contact: Coordinator: Lindsay Trapp. Editor/writer: Mike Tokito. Designer: Louise Tollisen. Videos: Multimedia Services. Translations: Language Access Services.
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