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DHS Costume & Yard Sale Moved to Oct. 20
Posted on 10/16/2018
If you don’t have a costume for Halloween, the annual Deering High School Drama Club’s Costume and Yard Sale, set for Saturday, Oct. 20, can help! The sale was originally set for Oct. 13, but the date has been changed because of rain.  more about DHS Costume & Yard Sale Moved to Oct. 20
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New Director, Curriculum, Assessment & Instruction
Posted on 10/16/2018
Jesse Robinson, a math and leadership coach with nearly 20 years experience in curriculum, assessment and teaching, has been selected as the district’s new Director, Curriculum, Assessment and Instruction. The appointment was recently announced by Assistant Superintendent of Teaching and Learning Melea Nalli.  more about New Director, Curriculum, Assessment & Instruction
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OAES Has New Outdoor Classroom!
Posted on 10/16/2018
Ocean Avenue Elementary School (OAES) will be holding a ribbon-cutting ceremony for its newly completed outdoor classroom space on Friday, November 2, at 1:30 p.m.  more about OAES Has New Outdoor Classroom!
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Painting for a Purpose Annual Auction Nov. 1!
Posted on 10/11/2018
Portland Public Schools’ art teachers are among the local artists whose artwork will be auctioned off at the Painting for a Purpose 9th Annual Artful Auction on Thursday, Nov. 1. Some of the artists’ work will be in the form of colorful garden totems.  more about Painting for a Purpose Annual Auction Nov. 1!
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PATHS Showcases Career & Technical Education
Posted on 10/11/2018
The Portland Arts and Technology High School (PATHS) hosted the Portland Regional Chamber of Commerce in October and the United Way of Greater Portland in September. Both groups held their board meetings at PATHS and took a tour of the building to learn more about Career and Technical Education or CTE. Students in the PATHS Culinary Program also provided the visitors with an amazing spread of food!  more about PATHS Showcases Career & Technical Education
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PEF now Foundation for Portland Public Schools!
Posted on 10/09/2018
The Board of Directors of the Foundation for Portland Public Schools, together with the Portland Public Schools (PPS), is pleased to announce its transition from the Portland Education Foundation to the Foundation for Portland Public Schools.   more about PEF now Foundation for Portland Public Schools!
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Three School Board Seats Up for Election Nov. 6
Posted on 10/09/2018
Three Portland Board of Public Education seats are up for election on Nov. 6. Veteran school board member Sarah Thompson is seeking re-election to her at-large seat for a fifth term on the board. The candidates running for the District 1 and District 2 seats would be newcomers to the school board.  more about Three School Board Seats Up for Election Nov. 6
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Deering, UNE Partner in Health Science Program
Posted on 10/09/2018
Deering High School and the University of New England are partnering together in the Health Science Leadership Program, designed to help high school students explore health careers and set college goals.  more about Deering, UNE Partner in Health Science Program
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PPS wins $150,000 Barr Foundation Grant
Posted on 10/02/2018
The Portland Public Schools has won an award of $150,000 from the Barr Foundation to engage in comprehensive analysis to better understand the academic experiences of the district’s high school students and inform future steps to ensure that all students are prepared to succeed in college, career, and the community.  more about PPS wins $150,000 Barr Foundation Grant
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Forum on Addictive Technology Oct. 15
Posted on 09/27/2018
The PTOs of Lincoln Middle School and Deering High School are working together to bring in a speaker for parents with regards to technology and children.   more about Forum on Addictive Technology Oct. 15
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Rowe Grand Opening is Sept. 27!
Posted on 09/25/2018
Families, students and the public are invited to a Grand Opening celebration and ribbon cutting for the new Amanda C. Rowe Elementary School on Thursday, Sept. 27.  more about Rowe Grand Opening is Sept. 27!
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CBHS Teacher is Award Winning!
Posted on 09/20/2018
Mallory Haar, an English language learner (ELL) teacher at Casco Bay High School, is the winner of three awards for outstanding teaching. Haar has won a 2018 Lawrence W. O’Toole Teacher Leadership Award from the Nellie Mae Education Foundation, which includes a $15,000 grant, and is the 2018 recipient of the Education for the Common Good Award from Bowdoin College. She also recently was awarded a Fulbright Teachers for Global Classrooms grant.  more about CBHS Teacher is Award Winning!
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City, PPS Team Up for Voter Registration
Posted on 09/20/2018
The City of Portland and the Portland Public Schools are celebrating National Voter Registration Day on Tuesday, Sept. 25, with the city conducting voter registration drives at two Portland high schools. Also, Deering High School senior Allan Monga, Maine’s 2018 Poetry Out Loud Champion, will travel to Los Angeles for a Sept. 29 young voters' summit.   more about City, PPS Team Up for Voter Registration
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Three PPS Students National Merit Semifinalists
Posted on 09/12/2018
Three high school seniors in the Portland Public Schools have been named Semifinalists in the 2019 National Merit Scholarship Program. These academically talented students now have the opportunity to compete for 7,500 National Merit Scholarships worth more than $31 million offered next spring.  more about Three PPS Students National Merit Semifinalists
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New School Leaders/Other Administrators Welcomed
Posted on 08/30/2018
The Portland Public Schools welcomes 10 administrators to new positions at the school and district level for the 2018-2019 school year.  more about New School Leaders/Other Administrators Welcomed
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Open House events 2018-2019
Posted on 08/30/2018
Here is a list of school Open House events for the 2018-2019 school year. Parents and guardians are encouraged to attend!  more about Open House events 2018-2019
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Public Hearing Sept. 4 on Facilities, Capacity
Posted on 08/29/2018
The Portland Board of Public Education will hold a workshop and public hearing on Tuesday, Sept. 4, regarding a comprehensive facilities and capacity analysis that the Portland Public Schools plans to conduct during the 2018-2019 school year.  more about Public Hearing Sept. 4 on Facilities, Capacity
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Further Study for Non-Citizen Voting Proposal
Posted on 08/14/2018
On Aug. 7, the Portland Board of Public Education voted to approve a resolution to support a City Council proposal to send to Portland voters a City Charter amendment allowing non-citizen legal residents of the city to vote in municipal elections. After a City Council public hearing on Aug. 13, however, the council voted to send the proposal to its Legislative Committee for further study.  more about Further Study for Non-Citizen Voting Proposal
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Portland Families: Back to School Fair August 25!
Posted on 08/07/2018
This year at the Portland Public Schools, start-of-school paperwork is going all online and parents can get help filling it out at a Back to School Fair on Saturday, Aug. 25!  more about Portland Families: Back to School Fair August 25!