School Counselor Appreciation Week

February 3, 2016

This week is School Counselor Appreciation Week. We would like to acknowledge the work and support that our school counselor, Liz Delmatoff, provides to our school. Please join us in acknowledging her work and support.  Submit an appreciation about your PPS counselor for National Counselor Appreciation Week: — Portland Public Sch. (@PPSConnect) February...
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Transition to 6th Grade Information

January 30, 2016

Dear 5th Grade Families, As we enter the second half of the school year, now is a good time to start to think of your child’s transition from 5th grade to 6th grade. Students that live in the Lewis attendance area are slated to attend Sellwood Middle School. 5th grade students that attend Lewis because...
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Lewis Dines Out – Cloud City Ice Cream

January 23, 2016

Please help support the Lewis PTA and also enjoy some great local ice cream. Lewis Dines Out, Friday, January 29, 2016 at Cloud City Ice Cream, 4525 SE Woodstock Blvd. Cloud City is donating 20% of the day’s sales to the Lewis PTA.  Gift certificates and cone tokens included.
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Dr. King Day of Service at Lewis

January 18, 2016

A great turnout today for our #MLKDay of Service. A big thank you to our volunteers. Photos: — lewiselementary (@lewiselementary) January 18, 2016 We had a great turnout this morning for our Dr. King Day of Service. We would like to thank all of those that came out to volunteer, and also...
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Dr. King Day of Service Work Party

January 14, 2016

Please plan to join us for a morning of service in honor of the Dr. King Holiday. Monday, Jan. 18, 2016 – 9:00 – 11:00 am. Celebrate the Dr. King Holiday by contributing some time to our school. We will be cleaning up some yard debris in our school garden from 9:00 – 11:00...
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Room 24 Broken Pipe

January 5, 2016

On Monday, we discovered that a water pipe had burst in Mr. Hansen’s classroom, Room 24. After discovery of the leak, our Facilities Department was contacted and the leak was stopped and our custodial staff was called in to clean up the water that had leaked from the pipe. While the water has been...
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NO SCHOOL- Tuesday, January 5, 2016

January 5, 2016

Because of weather and road conditions, Lewis Elementary, and all PPS schools will be CLOSED on Monday, January 4, 2016… 
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No School Monday, January 4, 2016

January 3, 2016

Because of weather and road conditions, Lewis Elementary, and all PPS schools will be closed on Monday, January 4, 2016… 
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Inclement Weather Information

January 1, 2016

  Portland Public Schools Communicates weather related school closure information in the following ways: Text messages: Sign up for School Messenger by texting YES to 68453 Alert pod on and all school websites Twitter: @PPSConnect Facebook Phone: Auto-dialer calls in supported languages Inclement Weather What PPS doesWhen weather conditions make it hard to get to school...
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Winter Break

December 23, 2015

Lewis is on Winter Break through January 1, 2016. School will resume on Monday, January 4, 2016.  We wish our families and community restful break and a Happy New Year!
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Music Program Registration

November 30, 2015

Online registration opens this week for three after school music groups that start up in January after our Winter break.   • 3rd Grade Recorder Club • 4th Grade Violin • 4th/5th Grade Boomin’ Beats   Information about each group can be found on Mr. Jamesbarry’s Website at   If families would rather...
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Lewis Dines Out Tuesday, Dec. 1: West Moreland Pizzicato

November 29, 2015

Lewis Dines Out: 20% to Lewis PTA!Tuesday, December 1st is Lewis Dines Out at Pizzacato in West Moreland. Pizza, gift cards all included, all day.1630 SE Bybee 503-736-0174
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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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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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