• Family Bulletin for 02/03

    amily Bulletin for the Week of February 3rd


    Hoodies Up Day- February 5th

    In honor of Trayvon Martin’s birthday and Black LIves Matter at School Week of Action Kelly staff, students, and families are invited to wear their Hoodies Up on Wednesday, February 5th.  


    February CARE Theme is Kindness!

    Our Kelly Student Leadership team will be coming together to plan activities for kindness all month long. We can’t wait to share their ideas with you!  


    Kelly Community Coffee this Friday at Drop Off

    Come join Kelly families and administration for our monthly Kelly Community Coffee. We will share our Caring School Community Surveys and seeking input about next years’ program. We would love to have you join us! 


    Take the Successful Schools Survey 2019-2020

    We want to hear from you! Last year we heard from 21% of our Kelly families through the Successful Schools Survey. We use these results to help in our school improvement process. Please take the survey today! 


    Take the survey!


    Примите участие в опросе!


    ¡Participe en la encuesta!

     Tiếng Việt

    Xin tham gia bản thăm dò!




    Qaado sahanka!


    We are gearing up for Kindergarten 2020-2021! 

    Do you have or know of a student who is getting ready for kindergarten next year? PPS is getting ready to meet our newest students. Please join us at Kelly for our first Connect to Kindergarten on February 18th at 5:30. We welcome all to come and learn about our Russian Immersion and English programs. 

    PPS Connect to Kindergarten brochure:



    Kelly Building Safety

    A huge thank you to our community who continues to support school bonds to improve health and safety in our schools! Over the coming months you can expect to see:

    • Additional exterior cameras and motion sensor lights
    • Electronic ADA accessible front door access
    • All exterior doors locked with a buzzer system for the main office doors. 
    • Extensive roof repairs/replacement

    Champions Child Care is at Kelly! Before and After School Care is Available! 

    Join our community of students building enriching before and after school experiences! Learn more about Champions programs at DiscoverChampions.com. For any questions about Champions, please contact Noah Steward, the Champions Site Director for Kelly, at CH001640@discoverchampions.com or 503-490-7514. You can also contact Champions Family Support at ChampionsHelp@KC-Education.com or 1-800-246-2154. 

    Kelly Food Pantry needs a Food Pantry Assistant.  

    This position will be responsible for day-to-day operations of SUN School Food Pantry programs at four sites. Tasks include: placing and picking up food orders each week, overseeing

    food distributions one evening per week, and under the direction of the SUN School Site Manager, assist with managing the Food Pantry volunteers.

    If you are interested here is the link Latino Network - Food Pantry Assistant


    Winter SUN Session

    January 13th - February 27th

    3:00pm - 5:30pm

    For information about SUN contact Cristina Helvie at (503)780-9813 or cristina@latnet.org 


    Winter Session


    Tuesdays:  9:00-11:00 AM

    Dates: 1/14, (CANCELLED: 2/4) 2/11, 2/18, 2/25

                ADDED: 3/3, 3/10, 3/17


    Thursdays:  9:00-11:00 AM

    Dates: 1/16, (CANCELLED: 2/6) 2/13, 2/20, 2/27

                ADDED: 3/5, 3/12, 3/19


    AGES: 0-5 year-olds AND a parent/caregiver


    LOCATION:  Room #29 in Kelly Center HeadStart (9015 SE Rural St.)


    This is a facilitated play group for parents to come play and learn alongside their children and connect with other parents in a supportive environment. At least one adult must participate with each child. Snacks are provided. Feel free to register beforehand, or just show up!

    For more information, please call/text/email Emma Mauermann: 503-847-6742; emma@latnet.org



    Edades: 0-5 años con un padre/guardiano acompañante

    Es un grupo de juego en que los padres puedan jugar y aprender junto con sus hijos y conectarse con otros padres en un ambiente de apoyo. Al menos un adulto debe participar con sus hijos inscritos. Habrá aperitivos!

    Para más información, por favor llame, mande un mensaje de texto o envíe un correo electrónico a Emma Mauermann: 503-847-6742 or emma@latnet.org


    Играй и учись

    Возраст: дети 0-5 лет со взрослыми

    Это время для родителей встретиться с другими родителями, а так же дать возможность своим детям поиграть с другими детьми. Каждого записанного ребенка должен сопровождать один взрослый. Мы предоставляем закуски.

    По вопросам как записаться и дополнительной информацией обращайтесь к Эмме Маурманн: 503-847-6742 or emma@latnet.org


    Vui chơi và vừa học hỏi

    Lứa tuổi: Từ 0 đến 5 phải có người lớn đi cùng

    Đây là một nhóm dành cho các phụ huynh đến chơi với con trẻ và đồng thời là nhịp cầu quen biết với các phụ huynh khác trong một môi trường giao tiếp giúp đỡ nhau. Phải có một người lớn đi chung với con trẻ đang ghi danh học ở trường. Sẽ được cung cấp cho bữa ăn nhẹ. 

    Xin ghi danh bằng cách goi, gửi text hoặc điện thư cho cô Emma Mauermann: điện thoại số 503-847-6742 hoặc điện thư email: emma@latnet.org

    年龄:0 - 5岁的幼兒与陪同家长

    要注册,请致电,发送短信或电邮Emma Mauermann:503-847-6742或电邮:emma@latnet.org


    Kelly Food Pantry needs volunteers!

    You want to help and give to your community?  Join us and help in the Kelly Food Pantry. Things needing help with: restocking, checking expiration dates, unloading Portland Food Project food and Oregon Food Bank orders.  

    If you are in need of help or you want to help in the Kelly Food Pantry contact Cristina Helvie at cristina@latnet.org 


    Free reflective stickers available at upcoming events

    Darker days bring a greater risk of crashes. To help make us all more visible, Portland Bureau of Transportation will be providing retro-reflective stickers that you can apply to outerwear, strollers, backpacks, bikes, helmets, canes, or walkers at the following community events:


    Saturday, February 8th, 10:00am - 2:00pm, 

    at NE Food Pantry located at 4800 NE 72nd Ave, Portland, OR 97218

    You want to give to our community?  There is no better event then the Portland Food Project (PFP).  Every two months on the second Saturday of the month community members bring in thousands of pounds of food that gets distributed to over 16 pantries in the Portland area. KELLY FOOD PANTRY IS ONE OF THEM.  Join us and help not just our Kelly families but also the community, as our pantry is opened to everyone

    SUN Resources for Families

    SUN Office 

    Located at Kelly Center Head Start building in room #28.  If you have questions about the SUN programing, are in need of support with housing, rental, electricity, water or you need more information about resources available in the community, the SUN Office is the place to go.  You can contact SUN Site Manager Cristina Helvie at cristina@latnet.org or (503)780-9813.


    P-3 Coordinator Office 

    Located at Kelly Center Head Start Building in room #29. Here you can connect with Emma Mauermann about early learning opportunities/information, kindergarten transition supports, adult classes, community resources and more. The space is often available as a meeting space when needed and there is a laptop with a wifi for community use. To connect with the P-3 Coordinator, please call/text her at 503-847-6742 or send an email to emma@latnet.org


    Parent Resource Room 

    Located at Kelly Center Head Start building in room #28 has access to internet, free meeting space with a child-friendly area, opportunities to connect with other parents and SUN staff, receive valuable information about the school, available resources, SUN programming and more.


    Food Pantry 

    Located at Kelly Center Head Start building in room 15 is open on the 1st and 3rd Friday of each month from 3:30pm-5:00pm unless otherwise noted. If you are in need of food we are here to support you. The pantry is open to the entire community and no pre-registration or proof of income is required. If you are interested in volunteering in our pantry, please contract Cristina Helvie, SUN Site Manager, at cristina@latnet.org or (503) 780-9813.