Two sets of hands hold a tablet displaying the message "welcome back to school"

Virtual Open House

Hello, Lions! While we wish we could all be chatting in classrooms and having ice cream on the playground, in order to keep us all safe, we are having a virtual open house this year. Here is how it will work: At your leisure, watch your student’s grade level video – you’ll…

map of part of NE/SE Portland with cartoon zebra. Map shows the route of the Greenway.

Resource Roundup 8/28

But first, a little fun……. Zebras? Hiding in East Portland? It’s true! And it’s all part of the Go By Greenways game, launching this week in East Portland. Go By Greenways is a scavenger hunt game that you can play while exploring two newly completed neighborhood greenways in East Portland: one called…

5 one hundred dollar bills and a link to Oregon's COVID-19 emergency grant: https://emergencychecks.oregon.gov/

$500 Oregon Emergency COVID-19 grants

UPDATE (8/21/20): ALL RELIEF MONEY HAS BEEN DISTRIBUTED. The Oregon Legislature has approved a $35 million <dfn title="" class="dictionary-of-numbers-human-readable dictionary-of-numbers-human-readable-more" data-original-title="<div>≈ First-edition Gutenberg Bible [≈ US Chamber of Commerce election spending in 2010] program to provide financial relief to Oregonians who may have experienced an economic hardship due to COVID-19. Oregon residents may…

Ms. Snyder smiles as she holds up a copy of the book _The Hike_. The cover shows three kids and a dog running up a forested trail.

The Hike, CDL Q&A, resources (8/6)

Hello, Lions! The story I brought to share with you today is called The Hike, by Alison Farrell. Did you know that Alison Farrell lives in Portland?! Some of the plants and animals in the story may look familiar to you. I love this story both because I love hiking and also…