December King PTA News

It has been another frenetic month as usual here at King. Here’s just a few of the details from this month’s meeting: Enrollment Balancing Last week, Principal Patterson and Io Eltagonde presented a plan by King School staff to Enrollment and Transfer Director, Judy Brennan to achieve a sustainable student population for King School. This…

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SMART Event at King Celebrates Giving 2 Million Books to Oregon Children

From SMART: Start Making A Reader Today, SMART, is celebrating putting 2 million books in the hands of more than 152,000 children who need them most across Oregon. SMART has operated in the Portland metro area since 1992; in that time, more than 2,000 SMART volunteers have given away nearly 475,000 books to 46,971 children.…

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Enrollment Balancing, Backpack Benefit, Auction Planning: PTA Update–Week of November 13th

Hello All! A busy week this is! Tonight, Tuesday November 13th, is the Cross-Cluster Enrollment Balancing meeting at Jefferson High School Middle College. This is the first opportunity for parents from all schools in the Jefferson Cluster to meet and discuss the issues and how we work together for the betterment of ALL of our…

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Art Teacher Seeks Donations to Ceramics Program

To raise funds for creating a ceramics curriculum in the art department, King’s new visual arts teacher, Hanne Duncan has created a wishlist for donations at dickblick.com. The goal is $818.90 and the deadline for donations is January 15th. To donate, go to the link below: http://www.dickblick.com/ara/lists/2575/home

King PTA October Update

Here’s the PTA update: Enrollment Balancing/School and Boundary Changes We had a packed house at the enrollment balancing discussion held last Friday at Trace and Julie’s house. We agreed to formulate a coherent vision for what King School needs. We will use data to justify our arguments and our position will be based on our…

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PPS Releases Enrollment Balancing Meeting Schedule

Here are the dates for individual school meetings regarding enrollment balancing/boundary changes/closures. They are listed alphabetically by school, not chronologically. The King PTA recommends that parents from each school attend meetings at other schools as well as their own to assure that information is distributed equitably by the district and that all parents are forming…

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