Where to SAFELY Park and Drop Off at Chapman

As the rainy season comes, we want to remind families on where to drop off and park safely close to school. Chapman does not have a dedicated parking lot for families arriving by car. However, there are streets where you can safely park and/or drop-off. See the map below.  Please make sure to keep crosswalks … Continue reading Where to SAFELY Park and Drop Off at Chapman

Last Chance: Survey Closes Tonight!

Thanks to the 122 parents and caregivers who have taken the time to share their feedback on the end-of-the-year survey. Here's a preview of the response to the first question: Right now, we have comparatively low representation from K-2 parents and, judging from emails for the gift card drawing... fathers. Don't let this opportunity pass … Continue reading Last Chance: Survey Closes Tonight!

Calling all freelancers, side-giggers, contractors and otherwise self-employed business owners!

Do you own your own business, freelance, or have a little something going on the side? Do you ever wish you had a community-based directory of businesses and services to call on or refer others to? Parent Lissa Manion has stepped up to help us create a community business directory. If you provide a service … Continue reading Calling all freelancers, side-giggers, contractors and otherwise self-employed business owners!

Oregon Education Funding Issues Demand Action

Dear Chapman Families, It is truly a critical time in Oregon's public schools, as the state faces major funding shortfalls. Portland Public Schools (PPS) anticipates over $17 million shortfall which means a reduction in services and staff. Portland schools will see bigger class sizes, fewer support staff (counselors, ELL teachers, learning resource teachers, Assistant Principals, and more). … Continue reading Oregon Education Funding Issues Demand Action