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Come Meet Your Fellow Parents at the Kindergarten Picnic

Aug 15, 2014

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!

Community Care Day

Aug 13, 2014

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!

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.