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Staff Appreciation Week – May 2 – May 6

April 30, 2016
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Please join us in celebrating our amazing staff the week of May 2 – May 6. There are opportunities all week to join in the fun and give back to the staff. Sign up sheets are posted on the office windows, or sign up online at http://bit.ly/lewis-appreciation Questions? Contact Ellen Kotler at ellen.yerkes@gmail.com.
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Administrative Assistants Day – Thank You Tracy & Kathleen

April 27, 2016

Happy Administrative Assistants Day – Thank you Tracy and Kathleen for all that you do for Lewis. #Lewis #twitter pic.twitter.com/D6YjIyQbDn — lewiselementary (@lewiselementary) April 27, 2016
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Late Opening & Book Character Day – Wednesday, April 20

April 19, 2016

A reminder that Wednesday is our late opening. School will begin at 10:40 am. In addition Wednesday is also Book Character Day. We encourage our students come to school dressed as a favorite book character. Book Character Day – Wed. April 20 – Dress as your favorite book character… #Lewis #twitter @lewiselementary pic.twitter.com/cyl6aLWhxe —...
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Kindergarten Registration

March 30, 2016

If you have an incoming kindergarten student for the 2016-2017 school year, we encourage you to register your child for school. Forms and information are available in the school office. Co-Enrolled Siblings and the Transfer ProcessIf you have an incoming kindergarten student who has a brother or sister already enrolled at Lewis, but you...
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Lewis Celebrates OBOB Participants!

March 16, 2016
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This year there were 30 kids that participated in OBOB (Oregon Battle of the Books!) Students in grades 3-5 put together teams and not only read, but immersed themselves in 16 different books! The learned them front to back! All teams competed at our school battle. Then our winning team ( Lily Jaquiss, Isadora Ponce, Helen...
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Late Opening – March 16

March 15, 2016
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A reminder that our March Late Opening is set for Wednesday, March 16, 2016. School will begin at 10:40 am. Also please note that March 16 is a Spirit Day. Students are encouraged to wear Lewis T-Shirts on this day. 
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Playground Fund Raising Update

March 10, 2016
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Through several generous donations, we have achieved our primary fundraising goal for Phase 1. Donations received in recent weeks include a $15,000 donation from a Lewis Family, a $5,000 from an anonymous donor, and over $2,800 from several Lewis families and local businesses. These amazing donations have pushed us over our initial fundraising goal....
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Enrollment Balancing Announcement from Superintendent Smith

March 10, 2016

March 9/el 9 de marzo Superintendent Carole Smith has presented her scenario for balancing enrollment in schools across the district.  Superintendent’s Scenario Maps La superintendente Carole Smith ha redactado sus propuestas para equilibrar la matrícula a través de las escuelas. Escenarios de la Superintendente para Equilibrar la Matricula Mapa
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Southeast Air Quality Meeting at Lane Middle School

March 9, 2016
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A community meeting will be held at Lane Middle School on March 15, 2016 (5-9pm) about air toxics. This is your chance to show up, learn more, and ask questions. This meeting is inspired by the large community meetings that were held at Cleveland HS and Harriet Tubman over community concerns on air toxics,...
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PeachJar Flyers

March 4, 2016
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Portland Public Schools is now sending home flyers electronically via a service called PeachJar. These flyers come to families via the email address they shared during the school registration process. Below is a link to all the flyers sent home to Lewis students. Lewis PeachJar Link
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Read Across America Day at Lewis 2016

March 3, 2016

On Wednesday, March 2, 2016 students and staff celebrated the birth of Theodor Seuss Geisel, otherwise know as Dr. Seuss, by inviting family and friends into our classroom for a variety of reading related activities. We had a great turn out and would like to thank all those that were able to come and...
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Project Second Wind Food Drive

February 22, 2016

Lewis Food Drive begins Monday to benefit @oregonfoodbank: https://t.co/WqMMcsEftm pic.twitter.com/UgxekWI2W0 — Mark Richner (@LewisRoom20) February 28, 2016 Project Second Wind Food Drive – February 29 – March 4
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Message to Families Regarding Air Quality Testing From Portland Public Schools

February 17, 2016

The following message was emailed to Lewis families earlier today…  From: Pubinfo <Pubinfo@pps.net>Reply-To: Pubinfo <Pubinfo@pps.net>Date: Wednesday, February 17, 2016 12:43 PMSubject: Indoor Air Testing at Four Schools   Families at Boise-Eliot/Humboldt, Lewis, Lane and the Rose City Park building (ACCESS and Beverly Cleary 1st & 3rd grades): PPS will test the indoor air inside four school buildings in light...
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Support the Lewis Playground Project

February 10, 2016
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The original wood playground at Lewis Elementary has to be decommissioned for safety reasons and is being replaced with a nature-based play space. There will be logs for sitting on and jumping to, a colorful and fully ADA accessible “river” walkway for all to access the play space, permanent all-weather instruments and more! Portland...
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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: https://t.co/onpmDcLuR6 pic.twitter.com/zJKnaA4XG4 — Portland Public Sch. (@PPSConnect) February...
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Art Night

Art Night 2016

Meriwether Lewis Elementary School

May 12, 2016 - 6:00 - 8:00 pm

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Peachjar Flyers

Portland Public Schools is now sending home flyers electronically via a service called PeachJar. These flyers come to families via the email address they shared during the school registration process. Below is a link to all the flyers sent home to Lewis students.

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Lewis PeachJar Link

NewImage The original wood playground at Lewis Elementary has to be decommissioned for safety reasons and is being replaced with a nature-based play space. There will be logs for sitting on and jumping to, a colorful and fully ADA accessible “river” walkway for all to access the play space, permanent all-weather instruments and more! Portland Public Schools has committed to fund the decommissioning and accessibility features, Lewis PTA has raised $15,000, Lewis Students have raised $1,500, and we need your help to make this a creative and exciting new play space for the entire community to enjoy. Learn more and donate at: http://LewisPlayground.org NewImage

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