Portola Jr./Sr. High School

"Home of the Tigers"

Racial Equity Assembly



Today, we will welcome guest speaker Dr. Ammar Saheli to present a Racial Equity assembly to our staff and student body.


Dr. Saheli is the CEO of Saheli7 consulting and Director of Student Support Services San Lorenzo Unified School District. Also: Minister at West Oakland Church of Christ.

In addition, Dr. Saheli teaches Advanced Counseling Processes at San Francisco State University. He holds a Doctorate in International and Multicultural Education,

The doctor is an author of a new book, Eerie Silence: Race/Racism Explored Across Education, theological, and Justice Continuum’s Amidst America AND beyond.

Dr. Saheli will show that he specializes in developing systems to address racial disproportionality, student empowerment while being able to approach tough issues in a sensitive and supportive way.


Hoy, daremos la bienvenida al orador invitado Dr. Ammar Saheli para presentar una asamblea de Equidad Racial a nuestro personal y cuerpo estudiantil.


El Dr. Saheli es el CEO de Saheli7 consulting y Director de Servicios de Apoyo Estudiantil del Distrito Escolar Unificado de San Lorenzo. También: Ministro de la Iglesia de Cristo de West Oakland.

Además, el Dr. Saheli enseña Procesos avanzados de asesoramiento en la Universidad Estatal de San Francisco. Tiene un Doctorado en Educación Internacional y Multicultural,

El doctor es autor de un nuevo libro, Eerie Silence: Race / Racism Explored Across Education, theological and Justice Continuum’s Amidst America AND beyond.


El Dr. Saheli demostrará que se especializa en el desarrollo de sistemas para abordar la desproporción racial, el empoderamiento de los estudiantes y al mismo tiempo poder abordar problemas difíciles de una manera sensible y de apoyo.

"Dancing through the Decades"" Homecoming Tickets on Sale

Homecoming 2019- "Dancing through the Decades" dance is coming soon. The Homecoming week begins on September 30th. Tickets for the dance will be on sale beginning Monday at lunch. Singles: $25. Couples: $40.


Homecoming 2019: el baile "Dancing through the Decades" llegará pronto. La semana de regreso comienza el 30 de septiembre. Las entradas para el baile estarán a la venta a partir del lunes a la hora del almuerzo. Solteros: $ 25. Parejas: $ 40.

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Homecoming Schedule

Portola Jr. Sr. High School ASB Presents

Homecoming Through the Decades

Week Schedule

Monday, September, 30

Dress up day: Medieval Monday (PJ Day)

Tuesday, October, 1

Dress up day: Old Town Tuesday (Old West)

Volleyball vs. Quincy (Home) @ 5:30

Wednesday, October, 2

Dress up day: Woodstock Wed (Hippie Day)

Royalty Walk: First day schedule. Rally and class meetings to vote.

Thursday, October, 3

Dress up day: Throwback Thursday (80’s)

Soccer vs. Core-Butte (Home) @ 4:00

Friday, October, 4

Dress up day: Freakout Friday (Purple Pride)

Parade-10:00 AM on Commercial st.

Float & Royalty Parade (Staging at 6pm)

Football vs. Maxwell (Home) @7:30

Saturday, October, 5

Homecoming Dance,9:00-11:00, PHS Gym

Class Themes

Seniors: 1920s

Juniors: 1970s

Sophomores: 1980s

Freshman: 1960s

8th: 1990s

7th: 1950s

Site Council Nominations

Parents and students, we are seeking Site Council members for the 2019-2020 school year. Please see the attached nomination form for information. If you are interested in joining the Site Council team, please complete the form and return it to the office by September 30th.


Padres y estudiantes, estamos buscando miembros del Consejo del Sitio para el año escolar 2019-2020. Consulte el formulario de nominación adjunto para obtener información. Si está interesado en unirse al equipo del Consejo del Sitio, complete el formulario y devuélvalo a la oficina antes del 30 de septiembre.

Above and Beyond

Each week, we like to acknowledge staff members and supporters who go above and beyond their call of duty for PJSHS. Please help us appreciate our site maintenance staff member Justin Pierson for his exceptional attention to detail making our school the best it can be! Thank you for your hard work, Justin!


Cada semana, nos gusta reconocer a los miembros del personal y los partidarios que van más allá de su deber para PJSHS. ¡Ayúdenos a apreciar al miembro del personal de mantenimiento de nuestro sitio, Justin Pierson, por su excepcional atención al detalle que hace que nuestra escuela sea lo mejor posible! ¡Gracias por tu arduo trabajo, Justin!

Graeagle Bus Stop Change

Attention Graeagle bus riders:

The bus stop at Shasta street is being changed. The new stop will be at the corner of Tolawa and Shata St. The pick-up times will remain the same.


Atención pasajeros de autobuses Graeagle:


La parada de autobús en la calle Shasta está siendo cambiada. La nueva parada será en la esquina de Tolawa y Shata St. Los horarios de recogida serán los mismos.

Sports Shoe Drive

Does your child have any slightly use sports shoes that they have grown out of? We are collecting gym and sports shoes that are clean and in good condition to make a shoe closet.

This is a great way to recycle those shoes that need a new home! Shoes can be dropped off in the office.


¿Tiene su hijo algún calzado deportivo levemente usado? Estamos recolectando zapatos deportivos y deportivos que estén limpios y en buenas condiciones para hacer un armario de zapatos.

¡Esta es una excelente manera de reciclar esos zapatos que necesitan un nuevo hogar! Los zapatos se pueden dejar en la oficina.

Upcoming Events

9/27 Racial Equity Assembly

9/30-10/4 Homecoming Week

10/5 Homecoming Dance

10/8-9 7th Grade Outdoor Education

10/9 Cash for College Night

10/12 Boosters Golf Tournament

10/16 Human Trafficking Assembly-1:45 PM

10/28 Fall Festival

Sports Calendar

Fall Sports

9/27 Football @ Los Molinos

10/1 Volleyball vs. Quincy 5:30 pm

Soccer @ Loyalton

10/3 Soccer vs. Core-Butte

10/4 Football vs. Maxwell 7:30 pm

10/8 Volleyball vs. Core-Butte

Soccer @ Quincy

10/10 Soccer vs. Squaw Valley

Volleyball @ Maxwell

10/11 Football vs. Quincy 7:30 pm

10/15 Volleyball vs. Biggs

Soccer @ Core-Butte

Volleyball vs. Biggs- 5:00 pm

10/17 Soccer @ Paradise Adventist

Volleyball @ Quincy

10/18 Football vs. Fall River

10/19 Volleyball @ Chester

10/22 Volleyball @ Esparto DH

10/24 Volleyball @ Core- Butte

10/25 Football @ Biggs

11/1 Football @ Etna

JR. High Fall Sports

9/28 Flag Football White @ Loyalton- 11:00 AM

9/28 Flag Football Purple @ Quincy- 12:00

10/1 Flag Football Purple vs. White-5:00 PM

10/5 Flag Football Purple @ Greenville 11:00 PM

10/5 Flag Football White vs. Quincy 11:00 AM

10/8 Flag Football White vs. Greenville-5:00 PM

10/9 Flag Football Purple vs. Loyalton-4:30 PM

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English Learning for Adults

Adults 18 and above are invited to ESL nights at the Portola Public library. Each Wednesday nights from 5-7:00 P.M. The Plumas County Office of Education offers English learning classes free to the public. Please call Wendy James at 283-6500 for more information.


Los adultos mayores de 18 años están invitados a las noches de ESL en la biblioteca pública de Portola. Cada miércoles por la noche de 5-7: 00 p.m. La Oficina de Educación del Condado de Plumas ofrece clases de aprendizaje de inglés gratuitas para el público. Llame a Wendy James al 283-6500 para obtener más información.

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Boosters Membership

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Portola Jr./Sr. High School

Principal * Mrs. Sheridan Ext. 4400

Vice Principal * Mr. Sheridan Ext. 4405

Athletic Director * Mr. Sheridan Ext.4405

Counselor * Lori Marquette Ext.4416

Administrative Assistant * Laury Riggins Ext. 4401

Registrar/ Attendance Secretary * Audra Cormany Ext. 4402

Nurse * Emilee Pruitt Ext 4413

Student Services Coordinator * Shannon Harston Ext.4433