Russ Gilman-Hunt
I’m Russ Gilman-Hunt, a parent in Portland, Oregon. After looking for a resource of advice and events, I decided to start one of my own. Feel free to drop a line ( click on ‘Contact Us’ ) and let me know of something you’d like to see on the site. :)

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  1. Odyssey K-8 Program Information Night

    What: Portland Public School Info. Night for the
    Odyssey K-8 Program, a focus option program of
    Portland Public Schools / 2011-2012 enrollment

    When: January 19
    February 2,
    February 17
    March 16
    6:00 – 7:30 pm

    Where: Hayhurst Elementary School
    5037 SW Iowa Street, Portland, OR 97221

    Who: Parents interested in looking into all the best available transfer options for their Portland Public School student.

    Why: The Odyssey Program is a K-8 “living history” focus option school housed within Hayhurst Elementary. Odyssey’s unique mix of rigorous academics, theme-based learning, award-winning teachers, and lively performing arts engage and inspire students of all kinds. Parents can rest assured that the program garners some of the highest test scores in the district. The Odyssey program is open to all Portland public school students via lottery. Parents must attend an information night and fill out a School Choice Transfer application to be eligible.

    Contact: Odyssey parent Susanne Frank: 503-449-5448

    To find out more about the Odyssey Program, go here: http://www.odysseyprogram.org/

    For more information about school choice transfer in the PPS system, go to http://www.pps.k12.or.us/schools-c/make_a_choice.php or call 503-916-2000

  2. Agnes Green says:

    I just visited the Berkely Parents website and wanted to see if there is an equivalent here. This is a nice website but there is no way for parents to share with each other and be supported by advice from other parents. Would you consider adding such a forum to your site?

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