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PPS Family Advisory Regarding Space Issues at BCS

Apr 12, 2013

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. 

Sending Correspondence to PPS

Apr 04, 2013

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. 

Facilities Survey on Overcrowding at BCS

Mar 25, 2013

UPDATE: Here are the results of our PTA facilities survey.  Thank you to the many, many community members who took part!

Solving Our Space Issues

Mar 21, 2013

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.

New Online Scrip Shopping is Available!

Nov 27, 2012

Your BCS scrip team is thrilled to announce that you can now order and pay for scrip online at, where you’ll find all of the scrip we currently offer as well as many, many additional cards! 

Holiday Artisan Fair to benefit PTA

Nov 11, 2012

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.  

Every student is welcome to join the PTA Reading Challenge!

Oct 30, 2012

Reading Challenge is an incentive-based reading program designed to celebrate and encourage reading.

New Opportunities To Explore at BCS

Oct 12, 2012

Our PTA has started the Destination Imagination program, which is a nationally recognized non-profit program that offers a way for kids to learn creativity and innovation using just their imaginations.  

Spookarama 2012

Oct 02, 2012

It's almost time for SPOOKARAMA!