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Winterhaven Weekly - 2/9/2017

posted Feb 9, 2017, 5:17 PM by Admin at Winterhaven   [ updated Sep 6, 2017, 4:34 PM ]


  • February 10 – Middle School Dance – 6 pm to 8 pm
  • February 20 – Presidents’ Day – No School


PPS CHILD CARE SURVEY - Your input is valuable! Please take a moment to complete this confidential online childcare survey (, Departments, Child Care). Survey results will be used as part of an annual program evaluation. Please complete the survey by February 17, 2017. If you need a paper survey, please let your site director know. Questions? Contact Nancy Hauth at 503-916-3230 or


TAG FAMILY OMSI NIGHT - OMSI is open for an evening of fun and exploration for PPS TAG students and their families. No agenda - just come showing school spirit and ready to explore.

Event is Monday, February 13, 2017 from 6:00-8:00 PM.  There is free admission for TAG students and their families and free parking in the OMSI lot.


PARENTS NEEDED FOR MARCH MIDDLE SCHOOL ELECTIVES - March 3, 10, 17 and 24 - 8:30-10:10amWe have SO MANY fun ideas if you could spare your time to make them a reality. For example, Ms. Dixon needs a spray-hose tunnel built for MAC attack - wouldn't that be the most fun project to creatively build with a group of kids?!?!? We also have some ready-to-go curricula, including a Social Justice course, the ever-popular Hunger Games, a closet of art projects, musical instruments, scripts for Mock Trial, and the kids ALWAYS clamor for more FOOD / COOKING classes, or PLEASE bring your own ideas and creative skills. Contact Barb ( and Rebekah (


WINTERHAVEN YEARBOOKS – Order yearbooks now for the price of $15.00 until March 23, after which the price will go up to $17.00.  Please pay by check in the office, with the check made out to Winterhaven, or payment can be made online at


CLEVELAND CLUSTER TRACK & FIELD - Registration Packets will be available to students in the office starting Monday February 13th the first day of registration. The season runs from March 13-May 13. Practices are Monday, Wednesday and Meets are Tues/Thurs/Saturdays depending on the week. There's only 1 meet per week.

Student who attend Winterhaven are able to attend practice at either location; Hosford (SE 28th and SE Division) or Sellwood (SE 15th and SE Harney).
Any Student or Parent who need more information are asked to contact cluster coordinator Alexis Romanos at or 503-939-9287 for more details.

Also, if Parents are interested in coaching or volunteering please contact Alexis.


BRIDGING THE GAP - Cleveland's annual Open House held on Thursday, 2/9, 7 p.m. Parents and their 8th graders will meet CHS teachers, students and parents who will share their experiences and answer questions while providing a guided tour of the campus. They will learn about class offerings, freshman Academies, student activities and resources, athletics and student organizations, as well as the International Baccalaureate and Mandarin Chinese Immersion programs.

LOST & FOUND – As the academic quarter ends, please remember to check the Lost and Found for any belongings your family may be missing.  Soon these items will be bagged up and donated to charity.  This area is kept neat and orderly by Rebecca Folsom (she even sashes out plastic lunch containers that are left over), so be sure to give her a big thanks when you see her.


INFORMATIONAL MEETINGS for the lottery process are coming up soon for prospective students for the 2017-18 school year. Remaining meetings are Feb. 15 @ 3:30 pm, and March 1 @ 5:30 pm. If you have siblings you plan to enroll for next year, you do not need to come to the informational meetings, however, you do need to complete a Statement of Understanding (available in the office) and complete an Enrollment and Transfer Lottery Application (available on the PPS website). To receive sibling preference, you need to have a child currently attending Winterhaven this year who will be also attending next year. If you have questions, please check with the main office.