Category Archives: Schools

Early Childhood Needs Assessment Completed for Cully-Concordia

To assess the growing needs of families with young children and the capacity of current early childhood programs and facilities in Cully-Concordia, community leaders, school representatives, service providers and parents helped collect and analyze information to create an Early Childhood … Continue reading




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Portland Public Schools Redesign

PPS is currently proposing changes that will effect the Concordia neighborhood, give feedback to the school board before you vote in June. Here’s information: http://www.pps.k12.or.us/departments/high-school-system/797.htm http://www.pps.k12.or.us/departments/board/871.htm




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Nuts About Nature! Outdoor Preschool Program

A new preschool program is being offered by Portland Parks and Recreation. Nuts About Nature will take place at Whitaker Ponds a gem of a place to work with young children: there’s birds galore, owls, raccoons, nutria, beavers, ponds, forests, … Continue reading




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CARNIVAL at Newspace Center for Photography, February 5th through 28th

CARNIVAL February 5th through 28th Newspace Center for Photography 1632 SE 10th Ave. Portland, OR 97214 503.963.1935 phone www.newspacephoto.org Opening Reception Friday, February 5th, 6-9pm FEATURING: Jessica Acevedo, Marah Anderson, Michelle Bates, Meg Birnbaum, Adam Blackman, Craig Blankenhorn, Calvin Chen, … Continue reading




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Youth Safety Courses, Vernon School, July 8-10

Two youth safety courses open to the public will be held at Vernon School. Course 1: Babysitting (an American Red Cross course) Participants ages 11 to 15 learn the basics of babysitting including professionalism, interviewing, child development, positive guidance, appropriate … Continue reading




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Local Group Seeks Health Insurance For Kids

“Why Not Portland?” This simple question is both the name of and driving force behind a grassroots campaign to bring low-cost health insurance to the children of Portland public schools. “It’s terrible that anybody is uninsured, and having uninsured children … Continue reading




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Cully-Concordia Schools/Families/Housing Assessment

We hope to see a large turn out at the June 3rd General Meeting when project staff from the City’s Bureau of Planning present the results to and solicits input from the neighborhood regarding the Cully-Concordia Schools/Families/Housing Assessment. The Cully-Concordia … Continue reading




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Faubion Garden Story Club – Thursdays this summer

Join the Faubion School Garden for a unique event. Children will be engaged with stories, crafts and games, while parents help maintain the newly improved Faubion Garden. Meet in the Faubion Garden Amphitheatre (on the west side of the school). … Continue reading




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Faubion PTA Family Night, January 30

In November, our PTA had the privilege to meet with Oregon PTA President Anita Olsen at one of our functions. Anita was apparently impressed with our effort and wrote a complimentary article about Faubion PTA in the December/January 2008 Newsletter. … Continue reading




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