3615 SE 174th Ave, Portland, OR 97236 • Phone 503-762-3204 • Fax 503-762-3244

Powell Butte Elementary

Home of the Dolphins - Centennial School District


Please remind your student’s that unless they are in a supervised activity afterschool all Powell Butte Elementary students need to be off campus during the school year and they are not allowed to return to campus until 4:45pm.


Powell Butte (PB) Important Dates:

Aug. 16th – Urban Gleaners and Harvest Share from 12:30-2:30PM

Aug. 17th – First PB Weekly Update

Aug. 23rd – Last day for EKT

Aug. 23rd – Urban Gleaners and Harvest Share from 12:30-2:30PM

Aug. 26th – PB Clean Up Day and Community BBQ

Aug. 30th – Last Summer Urban Gleaners and Harvest Share from 12:30-2:30PM

Aug. 31st – Last day for Summer Lunch Program

Sept. 3rd – Labor Day – No School

Sept. 4th – In Service – No School

Sept. 5th – First Day of School 1-6th Grade @ 9:15am breakfast @ 8:55am and staggered start for Kindergarten


Dear Dolphin Families,

This is the principal of Wood Elementary with your last WE weekly update of upcoming events.




Thank you again for making this an exceptional school year. I wish you all a very happy, safe and enjoyable summer. Please be sure to take time as a family to talk, play, and spend time together.




Working with students is one of the most rewarding jobs. If you are interested in becoming an Educational Assistant or working for Centennial School District there are jobs available. Please check out the Centennial School District Website for more information.


Upcoming Events:


The Wood Free Summer Lunch Program continues from 12:00 – 1:00PM every weekday (M-F) will have free lunch in the gym (except July 4th) until Friday August 31st. Free lunch is open to anyone so please stop by.


Our summer Wood Urban Gleaners and Harvest Share programs are every Thursday this summer from Thursday, June 19th to Thursday, August 30th from 12:30 – 2:30PM in the front of the school. Come get some great free food every Thursday.


This is our last Wood Weekly Update for this school year the first Powell Butte Weekly Update will be August 17th at 5PM.


On Monday, July 9th our Wood Summer SUN program starts and runs through Thursday, August 2nd.


On Monday, August 6th our Powell Butte Early Kindergarten Transition Program starts and runs through August 23rd from 9-12pm M-Th.


SUN Program

Fall: Oct 8 to Dec 13

Winter: Jan 14 to March 14

Spring: April 8 to May 23

Urban Gleaners

Every Thursday from 4PM to 6PM

Harvest Share

Every 3rd Thursday from 4PM to 6PM


Marin Miller, Principal

Powell Butte Elementary

(503) 762-3204



3615 SE 174th Ave

Portland, Oregon 97236

Phone: 503-762-3204

Fax: 503-762-3244

Our Vision:

Wood students will grow academically, socially and emotionally to become successful and positively contributing members of our community.



  • School begins at 8:15 and ends at 2:22 M, T, Th, F and at 9:15 on Wed.
  • Tardy bell rings at 8:15 M,T, Th, F, and 9:15 on Wed.
  • Doors open for breakfast students at 7:55 M, T, Th, F and at 8:55 on Wed.
  • Doors open for all other students at 8:00 M, T, Th, F and 9:00 on Wed.
  • Phone hours for the office are 7-3:30

Please see our 2017-18 School Calendar for Holiday and NO-SCHOOL days.



For Building Based Events, please include this on your website or newsletter:

  • The event location is accessible to persons with disabilities. A request for an interpreter for the hearing impaired or for other accommodations for persons with disabilities should be made at least 48 hours before the event to the Building Lead Secretary at 503.762.3204

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School Calendar

  • Aug 20
    9:00 am
    EKT: Registration is open. Contact Amanda Anderson for more information.

  • Aug 20
    12:00 pm
    Free Summer Lunch - Ages 1 to 17 years old

  • Aug 21
    9:00 am
    EKT: Registration is open. Contact Amanda Anderson for more information.

  • Aug 21
    12:00 pm
    Free Summer Lunch - Ages 1 to 17 years old

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Our Mission:

We nurture, motivate, challenge and inspire
every child to succeed academically and socially.

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