Panther Updates Parent Edition

Portland Elementary

December Events

3rd- 1st Grade Performance 6pm

11th- 3rd Grade PBL Presentations @ 9:30am

16th- Caring and Sharing Assembly

17th- Big Event and Classroom Parties- Last Day of 2nd Quarter

18th- No School Teacher Workday-

December 21st- January 4th- No School Enjoy Winter Break

1st Grade Performance December 3rd @ 6pm

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Classroom Parties and Big Event on December 17th

1pm- K-2 Grades Classroom Parties

2pm- K-2 Grades Big Event


1pm- 3-5 Grades Big Event

2pm- 3-5 Grades Classroom Parties


3pm- All School Assembly

Parent Connection Opportunity

The Parent Cafes are an opportunity for the families of your school and families throughout the community to connect. Isabel’s House will be providing free dinner and child care. The next scheduled cafe' is Thursday, December 17th at Westport Elementary.


If anyone has any questions and/or would like to RSVP for the café, please contact Isabel’s House at 417-865-2273.

View flyer for these events HERE

Crosslines Holiday Assistance

Needing some additional assistance for the holidays? Crosslines food pantry is taking applications now for families that need support with food and toys for Christmas.

CLICK HERE for more detailed information about the application process and deadlines.

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IGNiTE News

Portland is a year 1 IGNiTE school. To learn more about IGNiTE click on the link below.

http://www.springfieldpublicschoolsmo.org/pages/SPSMO/Services/IGNiTE

Headphones Still Needed

Each student in our building will have at least 20 minutes per day using adaptive educational software. The software provides feedback to teachers about student success and also allows students to practice skills in literacy or numeracy to are specific to their current needs. In order to provide some comfort and reduce risk of germs being spread. Names will be placed on the headphones and this will ensure each student uses their own pair of head phones each time they use a program that requires sound.

Teaching, Learning, and Fun at Portland

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