Bike Safety at Lewis

November 19, 2015

Again this year, our 5th grade students are involved in bike safety classes that are supported and sponsored by the Bicycle Transportation Alliance and the City of Portland. These classes provide our 5th grade students with a good foundation in bike safety, and for those few students not yet proficient bike riders, an opportunity to learn...
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Book Fair This Friday

November 17, 2015

Book Fair Hours: Friday, November 20, 2015.  8:00 – 8:40 am 3:00 – 4:00 pm 6:00 – 8:00 pm During the Family Dance. A big thank you to Wallace Books for their support of our book fair…
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PTA Meeting

November 10, 2015

Lewis PTA Meeting, tonight, Tuesday, Nov. 10 – 6:30 pm – Childcare provided… — lewiselementary (@lewiselementary) November 10, 2015
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5th Grade Students at Camp

November 5, 2015
5th Grade Students at Camp

Continuing an over 30 year tradition, our 5th grade students and staff are at camp on the coast until Friday. Last night Ms. Angela sent us the photo below…
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Spanish/English Newsletter

October 29, 2015

The latest Lewis Elementary School Newsletter in Spanish and English… Octubre 28 spanish news copy.pdf
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Logs Needed for Lewis Playground Project

October 20, 2015

Below is a list of the wood that we need. If you know any wood or see someone cutting down a tree in the neighborhood – please ask for it! Tree Types: Cedar, Fir, Black Locust (could consider Pine for the log steppers) Diameter: Measurements taken after the bark comes off Climbing Logs :...
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Playground Committee Update

October 14, 2015

At our PTA meeting last night, a report was presented about the status of our playground plan to replace our aging wooden structure. (See design image below) The redesign was shared and next steps were outlined. There is much work to be done and volunteers are needed. Our plan calls for installation over winter...
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Run For The Arts – Thursday, Oct. 15

October 7, 2015

The Run is Thursday, October 15th. Be sure your child wears appropriate running clothes/shoes and brings a water bottle that day. After the Run, your student will have until Monday, November 2nd to collect the money they earned! If you are interested in volunteering, there is a sign-up near the office or you can...
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Reed College 5K FUN Run/Walk for neighborhood schools

September 6, 2015

Lace up your shoes and join in the annual Reed College 5K FUNd Run/Walk for neighborhood schools. One hundred percent of the registration fees and sponsorship dollars go to neighborhood elementary schools, including Duniway, Grout, Lewis, Llewellyn, and Woodstock. Schedule 9 a.m. 5K run/walk starts in the Reed College Quad 9:30–11:30 a.m. Free pancake...
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School Photos

September 2, 2015

This year 3 Like Minds Photography will be our school photographers. They will be working with classrooms over several days to create our school pictures. Please note the schedule listed below to find the date of your child’s school photo. From September 8th -15th, 2015 we will be taking the students individual portraits in...
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September 1, 2015

Today our kindergarten students had their first day of school. This year Dana Jacobsen, Ashley Rollins, and Leslie Dillavou lead our kindergarten efforts.  Special thanks to Ms. Laymen for this capture of Teacher Dana this morning…
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Lewis Classrooms on Twitter

August 26, 2015
Lewis Classrooms on Twitter

Lewis Classrooms on TwitterWe have several classrooms sharing updates on Twitter. Listed below you will find a list of those classrooms. You can also follow our school account: @lewiselementary Mr. Richner @lewisroom20Ms. Murphy @murphyroom5Ms. Kennedy @pamelakennedy17Mr. Hansen @lewisroom24Ms. Layman @gymjumprunMrs. Logue @anneabuckleyMr. Jamesbarry @tonyjamesbarryMrs. Jamesbarry @SJamesbarryMs. Elissa @epdingus Ms. Speer @LewisRoom21
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Community Care Day

August 15, 2015
Community Care Day

Lewis Community Care Day is set for Saturday, August 22, 2015 – 9:00 am – Noon. Please plan to join us as we work to weed and prune the school grounds in anticipation of the new school year. No registration is necessary, and all ages are welcome. Tools and supplies will be provided; individuals...
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Office Open, Welcome Letters

August 13, 2015

Office Open: Starting today, August 13, 2015, our school office is open for new registrations and other school business. Office hours are from 8:00 am – 4:00 pm. Welcome and Class Placement Letters: Welcome letters will be mailed home later next week. These letters will include information about classroom placements, supply lists, and a...
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Staffing Update

August 13, 2015

At the end of the school year Kindergarten teacher Camille Omey took a position with Creative Science School and this created a kindergarten opening at Lewis. In July we interviewed for our kindergarten opening and I am very pleased to share with you that Leslie Dillavou will be joining our kindergarten team. Ms. Dellavou...
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Fundraising Primer

For many years we have attempted to explain our various PTA fund raising opportunities. Recently Lewis parent Jordan Benner created this great video that explains those PTA fund raising opportunities in a very understandable manner. Please take a look and consider taking part. 201309042122.jpg Direct Donation escript/Scrip Shopping Donate & Recycle

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