Join SwopBoard and earn King some cash

Join SwopBoard and earn King some cash

There’s a new website called SwopBoard that lets you buy and sell your stuff to your community (think Pinterest meets Craigslist) – BUT a minimum of 10% of each sale can go to King School! It’s free to list an item for sale and there are no shipping costs if you are selling to someone […]

PTA Meeting tonight!

Sorry for the late notice – There’s a PTA meeting tonight! Come at 5:00 for free dinner (5:30 if you don’t want to eat) in the school library. Spanish translation services, childcare and food will be provided.

Please join us for the 3rd Annual King School Auction

Please join us for the 3rd Annual King School Auction

Please join us for the 3rd Annual King School Auction This year we invite you to The King School Masquerade Ball. Please save the date of May 31st 2014 and join us at the Village Ballroom. We need your donations and your help to make this auction a success. Do you have a connection with […]

New PTA Leadership

Two new board member positions added for 2013-2014 The results of this week’s PTA election has created the largest, most diverse PTA leadership in our known history.  An additional vice president position was created and the treasurer’s duties will be shared by co-treasurers.  Kenny Butler will return again to the role of President after two […]

Buy your King Dinner Theater tickets today!

Buy your King Dinner Theater tickets today!

Our first annual King Dinner Theater is just one of the many events at King that demonstrate the progress of our program and give parents and community an opportunity to support it at the same time. See the fruits of the students’ hard work in a relaxing atmosphere and keep a good thing going! Buy […]

Thara Memory's American Music Program coming to King

Thara Memory’s American Music Program coming to King

Here’s a tease: Watch Masters of Jazz: The Next Generation on PBS. See more from KOPB.

February Meeting Agenda

King PTA Meeting Agenda 02-14-2013, 5:30-7:00pm Before Meeting: • Pick up of children from SUN—parents to take them to PTA childcare in Pre-K • Sign in • Review meeting agenda, minutes • Sign up for volunteers for Papa Murphy’s fundraiser • Dinner for attendees Approval of Agenda, Minutes Standing Reports: • Treasurer’s Report • Site […]

January Meeting Agenda

01-10-2013, 5:30-7:00pm Old Business Asuntos pendientes: 5:30: Auction Committee formation, Auction Planning—Michelle Hodges formación Subasta Comité, Subasta de Planificación-Michelle Hodges Standing Reports Informes permanentes : 6:15: Principal’s Report and discussion of status of Enrollment Balancing process Reporte de la Directora y la discusión de la situación del proceso de inscripción de equilibrio 6:30: Site Council […]

SMART Event at King Celebrates Giving 2 Million Books to Oregon Children

From SMART: Start Making A Reader Today, SMART, is celebrating putting 2 million books in the hands of more than 152,000 children who need them most across Oregon. SMART has operated in the Portland metro area since 1992; in that time, more than 2,000 SMART volunteers have given away nearly 475,000 books to 46,971 children. […]

Art Teacher Seeks Donations to Ceramics Program

To raise funds for creating a ceramics curriculum in the art department, King’s new visual arts teacher, Hanne Duncan has created a wishlist for donations at The goal is $818.90 and the deadline for donations is January 15th. To donate, go to the link below:

King PTA October Update

Here’s the PTA update: Enrollment Balancing/School and Boundary Changes We had a packed house at the enrollment balancing discussion held last Friday at Trace and Julie’s house. We agreed to formulate a coherent vision for what King School needs. We will use data to justify our arguments and our position will be based on our […]

PTA Clothing Closet Needs King PTA Volunteers

We need your help in having you help our PPS kids, and hope you have time in your busy schedule to assist kids finding just the right outfit, or helping to sort donations. Monday Oct. 1st is King’s day to send 5-6 volunteers to be a “personal shopper” to help kids receive clothing or to […]

City of Portland to discuss possible school zoning changes

Agenda: September 17, 2012 Education and Youth Success PEG Meeting September 17, 2012 from 4:00 to 6:00 PM 1900 SW 4th Avenue, Portland, Conference Room 7A Welcome and Reflections from Last Meeting (10 minutes) Description: Quick round-table introductions and opportunity for PEG members to share impressions and/or follow-up thoughts from the August 20 meeting Overview […]

First PTA Meeting of 2012-2013: This Thursday, 5:00-6:30

King Families and Staff: Our first meeting of the year is this Wednesday, September 13th at 5:00pm in the school library. This will be your opportunity to get up to speed on what is happening with the PTA this year. Last year saw great growth in participation and fundraising. This year is looking to be […]

Agenda for Next Enrollment Balancing Meeting

Jefferson Cluster Enrollment Balancing Planning Tuesday August 21, 2012 5:30-8:00 Community Room Jefferson Middle College for Advanced Studies 5210 North Kerby Avenue, Portland, OR 97217 Desired Outcomes: Refine enrollment balancing stakeholder participation process by: Developing guiding principles Sharing lessons learned from past processes Drafting specific frameworks for school-based and cluster-wide processes Team Leaders: Harriet Adair, […]

Turnaround Arts Initiative Update

August 7, 2012 Dear King Families, Students, Staff and Community Members: Thank you again to all of the families that supported their students through an Extended School Year in July. At the end of July, Tommy Allen 1st/2nd grade teacher, Lisa Collins, our School Improvement Specialist, and I had the opportunity to attend a week […]

The Dream Is Alive

King PTA receives support of local foundations

King PTA receives support of local foundations

The King School PTA was the recipient this spring of a generous gift from the Mary McKinney and Flay Ezell Fund. The Ezell Fund is a charitable fund established by the late Mary McKinney Ezell and Flay Ezell. Mary and Flay were proud Oregonians and longtime residents of Northeast Portland until their deaths in 1998 […]

Preliminary test scores show dramatic growth

Preliminary test scores show dramatic growth

King School has made great strides in student achievement this year.  Building on the progress begun last year with the selection of a new principal, King is transforming itself into a strong neighborhood school.  One measure of student achievement is the OAKS or Oregon Assessment of Knowledge and Skills test given to all 3rd through […]

PPS's Robb Cowie, Judy Brennan Talk Process

PPS’s Robb Cowie, Judy Brennan Talk Process

The King PTA and larger community hosted  Robb Cowie, Director of Community Involvement & Public Affairs, and Judy Brennan, Director of Enrollment and Transfer on Tuesday, June 5th at King School.  The meeting was arranged by the PTA so that parents could gather information that will help them prepare for the Jefferson cluster enrollment balancing process. Expected […]