Introducing your 2018-19 PTA and Foundation Board

Elections for the PTA board were held at the last general membership meeting of the school year on May 1.  Please welcome: Morgan Nystrom, President  Ursula Lalovic, Secretary  Devin Lorain, Treasurer  Cari Schwerd, Ramona Representative Board members continuing next year are: Natalie Maciukenas, Membership Chair  Molly Porter and Brenda Olbeter, Family Engagement Coordinators Helen Shum, Communications Chair … Continue reading Introducing your 2018-19 PTA and Foundation Board

Head Start openings are available for 2018-19 school year.

FREE PRESCHOOL for low-income families! Neighborhood House Head Start has a classroom for ages 3-5 years at Friendly House on NW 26thAve. We provide high-quality preschool and family support. We have open slots for the 2018-2019 school year! We also have a Home Visiting program for children 0-3 years old. Please call 503-246-1663, extension 7307 … Continue reading Head Start openings are available for 2018-19 school year.

NW Examiner Community Awards to honor Sam Blackman

The NW Examiner Community Awards are coming up this Saturday, May 5, 6 p.m., at PNCA, Northwest 8th and Glisan. Among the 11 winners this year is our very own, Sam Blackman. Nominated by the PTA for his many, many contributions to our school and neighborhood, Sam will be receiving the lifetime achievement award. All … Continue reading NW Examiner Community Awards to honor Sam Blackman

PPS provides updated chart with staffing breakdown by school

A message from Deputy Superintendent Dr. Yvonne Curtis on 2018-19 staffing levels at Portland Public Schools For a school by school breakdown of staffing levels, see the attached chart: 2018-19 staffing Portland Public Schools is in the process of allocating teaching staff at schools throughout the district. As has been true for many years, we are working … Continue reading PPS provides updated chart with staffing breakdown by school

Bond shortfall may impact Lincoln redesign. Parent group meeting is on 4/19

Sharing the following email from two parents who are involved in the Lincoln Redesign: As you are aware, last week we learned that there is a major budget shortfall in the 2017 bond. The Board will be holding work sessions in the coming weeks to determine how to deal with this shortfall and is planning … Continue reading Bond shortfall may impact Lincoln redesign. Parent group meeting is on 4/19

Salt and Straw announces student inventor lineup!

Congratulations to Luca in Ms. Johnson's class and to all the student inventors who participated the Salt and Straw student inventor challenge this year! Chapman's winning entry is The Great British Rhubarb Ginger Crumble : Rhubarb, Vanilla bean, Ginger biscuit crumble ice cream, Orange zest. Rhubarb crumble, one of my favorite puddings. The rhubarb tastes like a … Continue reading Salt and Straw announces student inventor lineup!

What do Peachjar changes mean for you?

Updated 4/5/18 PPS will discontinue the online flyer distribution system, Peachjar, on March 1. The notice is copied below. This change means that PPS will only allow the school office to distribute information about district-sponsored and governmental organization events. Since Chapman does not have on-site aftercare, we rely on a mix of contracted, non-profit and for-profit programs … Continue reading What do Peachjar changes mean for you?

Highlights from January PTA meeting

We've added nine new students since January to our Chapman community, with concentration of new students at the first grade. Eric Gerding from the Lincoln High School Design Advisory Group (DAG) presented an update on the process and answered questions from parents on the status of the project.  Expected completion is now Fall 2023. Design … Continue reading Highlights from January PTA meeting

Help Create a New Lincoln High School

UPDATE: David Mayne, PPS Bond Communications Manager and/or Erik Gerding, project director will speak at the next PTA meeting (Tuesday, Jan 9 in the library). They'd love to hear from Chapman parents and answer any questions you may have about the rebuild.  Seeking Community Engagement  Following passage of the 2017 bond, PPS is moving forward with planning, … Continue reading Help Create a New Lincoln High School

What do Peachjar changes mean for you?

PPS will discontinue the online flyer distribution system, Peachjar, on March 1. The notice is copied below. This change means that PPS will only allow the school office to distribute information about district-sponsored and governmental organization events. Since Chapman does not have on-site aftercare, we rely on a mix of contracted, non-profit and for-profit programs for these … Continue reading What do Peachjar changes mean for you?