Category: Public service announcements

Marysville donations at Schoolhouse Supplies

Schoolhouse Supplies has set up a special account for donations to the Marysville community, who lost their school to a fire yesterday. Donations of cash or supplies are accepted.

Steve Rawley published PPS Equity from 2008 to 2010, when he moved his family out of the district.

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Breaking: three-alarm fire at Marysville

KGW is reporting all students and staff were safely evacuated from Marysville K8 school before it was engulfed in flames.

Steve Rawley published PPS Equity from 2008 to 2010, when he moved his family out of the district.

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Fathers: take your kids to school!

Be part of the national movement of fathers taking their children to school. Rob Ingram is asking local fathers of all backgrounds to take part.mfm

Steve Rawley published PPS Equity from 2008 to 2010, when he moved his family out of the district.

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Community Care Day Saturday

Join your friends and neighbors to help spruce up your neighborhood schools 9am – noon this Saturday, August 29. Hands On Greater Portland has a complete list of schools and more details.

Steve Rawley published PPS Equity from 2008 to 2010, when he moved his family out of the district.

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Community Care Day coming up

Community Care Day is Saturday, August 29 this year.

Steve Rawley published PPS Equity from 2008 to 2010, when he moved his family out of the district.

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Open community meeting regarding Portland youth/gang violence

From Rob Ingram:

You are invited to attend a special Meeting @ The Community Meeting Room, North (formerly Northeast) Precinct, 449 NE Emerson, July 30th , Thursday, from 2 to 3 PM.

If you are a representative, are working with or serving in the following areas or if you just have an interest in community communication techniques and needs this meeting is for you:

  • Community members,
  • Private non-profit organizers – coordinators and associates,
  • Faith based organizers and associates,
  • Business owners and associates.

Purpose: To gather your input regarding how your communities receive Information and how information, in your eyes, should be disseminated.

Particular attention will be taken to discovery of the following:

  • Scope of the problem/ issues and current efforts,
  • Ways for everyone to get and stay involved,
  • How we can better provide information.

This is a great opportunity to make a difference in how our communities see each other, and work together while obtaining necessary information.

See you there!!!

Contact:
Rob Ingram
Director, Office of Youth Violence Prevention
Office of Commissioner Dan Saltzman
449 NE Emerson (Interdepartmental mail, Bldg. 200)
Portland, OR 97211
503.823.3584 Ofc
503.519.7440 Cell
503.823.6868 TDD
503.823.3004 Fax
rob.ingram@ci.portland.or.us
www.portlandonline.com

Steve Rawley published PPS Equity from 2008 to 2010, when he moved his family out of the district.

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Parent Union meeting

The PPS Parent Union is meeting Wednesday, June 24 from 6-8p.m., at 101 SW Main, Alaska Room (seventh floor).

From the PPS Parent Union Facebook page:

The work starts. This meeting will concentrate on a strategic plan (mission, vision, goals, objectives, intiatives, measures and targets).

We will be forming a parent advisory committee
Parent Academy committee ( Lakeitha Elliot Manager)
Student Union committee
Issues and Actions committee
Political Actions committee
Ethnic and Minority Affairs committee
Services comm.
Volunteer Program comm.
Mentoring and Partnering comm.

Steve Rawley published PPS Equity from 2008 to 2010, when he moved his family out of the district.

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School board candidate forum

The Beverly Cleary PTA is hosting a school board candidate forum this Thursday, with all six candidates expected to attend (or send a surrogate).

  • Thursday, April 2nd, 7:30-8:30 pm
  • The Cafetorium, Beverly Cleary School, Fernwood Campus, 1915 NE 33rd Ave.

Childcare will be provided by the PTA on a first-come, first-served basis for a maximum 20 children.

Steve Rawley published PPS Equity from 2008 to 2010, when he moved his family out of the district.

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Library Initiative Community Forum Wednesday

Forwarded from PPS library staff; supporters of PPS libraries and library staff are encouraged to attend! –ed

Staff, administrators, teachers, parents and community are invited to attend a community forum focusing on school libraries. The meeting is scheduled for January 14, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the Grant High School Library.

This group will provide input on a district vision to improve and integrate the services provided by and for school libraries. The focus is to increase capacity for information literacy instruction and improving library administrative services.

  • WHAT: Library Initiative Community Forum
  • WHO: Library staff, administrators, teachers, parents, community
  • WHERE: Grant High School Library – 2245 NE 36th, Portland, OR 97212
  • WHEN: Wednesday, January 14, 2009, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Update, 1/10/09: Here’s a flier (38KB PDF) with more details from PPS library staff.

Steve Rawley published PPS Equity from 2008 to 2010, when he moved his family out of the district.

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