Our annual Beverly Cleary School kindergarten picnic is scheduled for Wednesday, August 27 at 5:30 PM. We will gather in Grant Park near the play structure and picnic tables. Please join us to meet your fellow parents and classmates, as well as kindergarten staff and school administrators. Your PTA will provide the cookies!
Your volunteer help is needed to get Beverly Cleary School ready for the upcoming school year. On Community Care Day, volunteers will join together to enhance and beautify Portland Public Schools grounds. It's a terrific community builder and a chance to reaquaint with your fellow parents and students. Please join us on Saturday, August 23rd!
Portland Public Schools will make internal facility changes to create additional classroom space at the Fernwood and Hollyrood buildings this summer to address capacity concerns through 2014-15. Both buildings will continue to serve Beverly Cleary students during that time.
Attached below are three letters which you may to use as templates regarding our space issues at BCS. We encourage you to make your voice heard by contacting public officials, the school board and administrators.
Many of us have already heard that PPS is working with us on options for addressing our space limitations on the Fernwood and the Hollyrood campuses for the coming school year. Click here to download the Family Advisory that lays out the options and feedback received so far. Further feedback can be emailed to the PPS enrollment office. PPS expects to make a decision on how to address our space limitations by late April.
Spark Arts Center is hosting a Holiday Artisan Fair, and 10% of the sales during this event will be donated to the Beverly Cleary PTA and Access Program at Sabin.
Reading Challenge is an incentive-based reading program designed to celebrate and encourage reading.