PPS Announcements


Grant HS Information Sessions

posted Oct 26, 2017, 3:37 PM by Admin at Winterhaven

Hello 8th Graders and Parents, 


Grant High School would like to invite you to our 8th Grade Information Sessions. 


Click on this link for complete details: 8thGradeFlier.pdf  


Thank you for your time and we look forward to seeing you! 


Grant High School Administration

Jefferson HS Information Night - 8/26/2017

posted Oct 25, 2017, 4:24 PM by Admin at Winterhaven   [ updated Oct 25, 2017, 4:24 PM ]

Dear Eighth Grade Families,  


Please join us Thursday, October 26, 6:00-7:30 p.m. for our Eighth Grade Parent Information Night at Jefferson High School- Middle College for Advanced Studies (MCAS). 

Students who attend Jefferson take classes and earn college credit at no cost to families at the nearby Portland Community College Cascade campus. Lottery applications will be accepted Nov. 13-Dec 1 and all eighth grade students districtwide can apply to attend Jefferson HS- MCAS. 
We look forward to seeing families in the cafeteria, Thursday, October 26, 6:00 -7:30 p.m. Jefferson is located at 5210 North Kerby Avenue. 

Questions? Visit our website at http://www.pps.net/Domain/128 or call us at 503-916-5180. 


Sincerely,
Margaret Calvert, Principal
Jefferson HS-MCAS

8th Grade High School Lotteries (2017-18)

posted Oct 23, 2017, 6:12 PM by Admin at Winterhaven   [ updated Oct 23, 2017, 6:13 PM ]

Prospective high school students can visit their neighborhood high school, alternative high school or a focus option school at information sessions being held district wide October through February. This is a great opportunity for students to tour their future high school and learn more about the academic and athletic programs offered. See 8th Grade Information Nights 2017-18.


PPS students either attend their neighborhood high school or may apply to attend focus-option schools Benson Polytechnic or Jefferson HS-Middle College for Advanced Studies. Families may also apply to the Metropolitan Learning Center (MLC), an alternative high school. Applications for Benson, Jefferson and MLC are accepted during the Nov. 13-Dec. 1 lottery cycle. This year's high school lottery deadline is earlier than in previous years. 


All Jefferson area eighth graders need to choose Jefferson or their assigned comprehensive high school by Dec. 8. Contact your eighth-grade counselor for more information or download a dual assignment form and learn more at www.pps.net/schoolchoice


For students who can’t attend an information night, some schools offer tours or the opportunity to shadow a student. Students should call the school they are interested in or go online for the school’s policies. 


Learn more about the high school modernization work through the PPS School Building Improvement Bond.

8th Grade Information Nights 2017-18

posted Oct 23, 2017, 6:11 PM by Admin at Winterhaven

Benson Polytechnic High School

  • Oct. 24, 6-8 p.m.
  • March 15-16, 6-9 p.m. (Tech Show)

Cleveland High School “Bridging the Gap”

  • Feb. 8, 7-9 p.m.

“Discover Franklin” High School 

  • Nov. 14, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Grant High School@ Marshall Campus

New Location: 3905 SE 91st Ave Portland, OR 97266

  • Nov. 16, 6-8 p.m.

Jefferson HS-Middle College for Advanced Studies

  • Oct. 26, 6-7:30 p.m.
  • Nov. 15, 6:30-8 p.m.

Lincoln High School

  • Dec. 12, 6-7:30 p.m.

Madison High School

  • Nov. 14, 6:15-8 p.m.

Metropolitan Learning Center

  • Nov. 14, 6-7:30 p.m.
  • Nov. 28, 6-7:30 p.m.
  • Feb. 13, 9:30-11 a.m.
  • Feb. 27, 6-7:30 p.m.

Roosevelt High School

  • Nov. 29, 6-8 p.m.

Wilson High School

  • Nov. 2, 6-8:30 p.m.

Benson HS Open House - 10/24/2017 6-8pm

posted Oct 23, 2017, 3:00 PM by Admin at Winterhaven

8th grade students and families are invited to visit Benson High School, Tuesday, October 24, 6-8pm, for Parent Information Night. 


If your son or daughter is interested in a career in radio, the medical/dental profession, construction, graphic design, automotive, architecture, or other jobs then visit Benson’s information night. 


Applications to Benson are accepted November 13-December 1. Benson is one of only three PPS high schools that students district-wide can apply to attend. 


We look forward to seeing students and families, Tuesday, October 24, 6-8pm at Benson HS, 546 NE12th Ave., Portland, OR, 97232.  

Curtis Wilson Jr., Principal
Benson Polytechnic High School
Phone (503) 916-5100 x77102

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