This is an unprecedented global crisis. The community — PPS, Chapman staff, the families — are coming together to support each other through this challenging time.
Here are resources that may be of help.
PPS Resources and Updates
- https://www.pps.net/coronavirus – PPS is posting all relevant information online at this link. You can find meal support or free educational resources.
- www.pps.net/student – PPS Student Portal – Teachers will be using this site to provide resources and communicate with the students. For now, we recommend only these two links to download material until you hear more about login and access from the teachers.
- PPS distribution at schools
- Chapman PTA is providing $50 gift cards to Fred Meyer. Contact Principal Van Der Wolf.
- Oregon Food Bank – Summary of resources to access food throughout the community
- William Temple House food pantry – Providing food boxes 10 AM to 12 PM Tuesday through Thursday at 2023 NW Hoyt St.
- Meals from Partner for a Hunger-Free Oregon
Online Educational Resources
- PPS Student Portal Resources – Click on K-5 Activities
- Educational Companies offering free subscriptions
- Scholastic Learn at Home – 20 days free, up to 3 hours per day
- Mystery Science Lessons (K-5th)
- Audible on Amazon – Free stories
- TIME Kids – Free digital Library – Free through the end of the school year
- EngageNY – https://www.engageny.org/
- Free Internet from Comcast for low-income households, elderly, and veterans
- Free unlimited smartphone data from all four major service providers (Verizon, Sprint, T-Mobile, AT&T), thanks to the FCC’S recent “Keep Americans Connected Pledge”. Includes: not terminating service due to inability to pay, waiving late fees, WiFi hotspots. Read more
- Oregon has expanded who qualify for Unemployment Insurance. Read more
- Multnomah County Library has a lot of online programs and downloadable books
- Free streaming from Pluto TV
- Kanopy, “kids only” TV. Library card required
- Lunch Doodles with author Mo Willems
- Museums with Virtual Tours
- Smithsonian – Fun activities for kids
- Virtual Field Trips
- Skype a Scientist Live
- Quick Fun Art Activities with Jarrett Lerner
- Hogwarts Escape Room
- Broadway HD (free 7-day trial)
- Free access to nightly streaming from the Metropolitan Opera
- Free Ebooks