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Friday, October 21, 2016
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2016 Oregon MESA
Engineering Challenge at Portland State
A group of students participated in the 2016 Oregon MESA Engineering Challenge at Portland State University on May 20th. This year, the challenge was for students to design a prosthetic arm out of inexpensive materials that was powered by a small micro circuit board....
Willamette University Visit
Eighth grade AVID visiting Willamette University
Eight grade AVID visiting Willamette University following a tour of the Oregon State Capitol building. To enhance their understanding of the US government and Constitution, students visited the Capitol. Afterward, they toured Willamette University and had lunch on campus. It was a great experience to make their Humanities class come alive, visit a...
Socratic Seminars
Seventh grade Social Studies having a Socratic Seminar
Seventh grade Social Studies having a Socratic Seminar about a primary source document. Students were discussing if the source is credible for their research. The Socratic seminar is a formal discussion, based on a text, in which the leader asks open-ended questions. Within the context of the discussion, students listen closely to the co...
MS Sun Program Activities
Spring trimester was packed full with activities.
Spring trimester has been a successful one for the SUN Program at Parkrose with activities such as track and soccer being very popular. Regular favorites such as our VIBE Art and Guitar classes also did well. Thanks to everyone for a great Spring term and we are looking forward to the next academic year! ...
MS AVID Showcase
PMS Hosted a Fall and Spring AVID Showcase
This year Parkrose Middle School hosted a fall and spring AVID showcase where we had over 500 educators from around the state and the northwest visit our classrooms and see the great work that our teachers and students are doing on a daily basis. During these days our guests observed students and teachers hard at work using W.I.C.O.R. strategie...
Pajama Fundraiser
Students wore pajamas to raise money for Sparrow.
Eighth graders wore pajamas to raise money for our Sparrow Abigail at Parkrose Middle School....
First MS AVID Dance
Making Friends at AVID Dance
Sixth graders make friends at their first AVID dance at Parkrose Middle School...
Good Attendance
These kids didn't miss a day of school
Good attendance is critical for success in Middle School. You must be present to participate and learn! Chronic non-attendance is defined as attending school less than 90% of the time. If you miss more than 2 days of school a month, you are chronically absent! These students pictured attended school EVERY day this past school year. Work hard at ...
Collaborative Instruction
Teachers align their curriculum using assessment
During the school year our teachers spend time on Wednesday early release days working collaboratively to design instruction, align their curriculum and use results from student assessments to address areas for additional support and teaching. Some days we spend this time working by grade level and content departments and other days we spend ...
Meet Our New Sparrow
Meet Ben, an adorable boy who needs our help.
Parkrose Middle School's 2016-2017 Sparrow is Benjamin Bobosky. He is an adorable 2 1/2 year old who has Spastic Quad Cerebral Palsy and needs our help. Ben's Story: When Benjamin was born premature at 31 weeks, he weighed only 3 pounds 2 ounces. On the first day of his life it was discovered that he had suffered a significant bra...