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In Brief

Friday, February 26, 2021

Calendar 

Wednesday, March 3, 7:00pm: Hillsdale Neighborhood Association General Meeting.

Thursday, March 4, 6-7pm: Robert Gray Middle School Fifth Grade Information Night.

Saturday, March, 6, 9-10am: "Usual Suspects" Litter Patrol meets at Hillsdale Basics.

 

Sunday, March 7, 9am-1pm: Hillsdale Farmers Market.  Winter schedule now in effect.  See their website for details.

Thursday, March 11, 7:00pm: Community Solar Webinar hosted by the Hillsdale Community Foundation.

Friday, March 12: Look for the next issue of the Hillsdale News in your inbox. Submission deadline is March 5.

Ongoing

Saturdays: St. Barnabas free food bag program accepts donations from 12:00-2:00pm; free food bags available for pick-up at 3:00pm. 
St. Barnabas Episcopal Church, 2201 SW Vermont St.

Every Day:  Hillsdale Basics Market is a collection point for non-perishable food donations for Neighborhood House through the Positive Charge! PDX One-Can Wednesday program.

Make Your Suggestions
Ida B. Wells-Barnett High School is looking for ideas for a new mascot to go with its new name. 

Submit your ideas online by Wednesday, March 3.

The current mascot is the Trojan (photo courtesy of Elena Miller).

Local Schools Partially Re-Opening; Full Opening Planned for April

Portland Public Schools has started rolling out Limited In-Person Instruction (LIPI) at schools around the district while making plans to begin offering hybrid instruction in April. 

 

LIPI started at Rieke Elementary on February 26. Ida B. Wells-Barnett High School starts LIPI on March 1, followed by Robert Gray Middle School on March 3. Students will be on campus in small groups for a few hours at a time.

 

LIPI is on-campus instruction offered for a small targeted population of students designed to meet the needs of specific groups based on needed educational, relational, social-emotional, curricular, instructional, and/or assessment supports.

 

The hybrid model plans for a wide-scale reopening of school buildings for all K-12 students. Families will have the choice to continue with comprehensive distance learning or move into a hybrid model.

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