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Grant High School to reopen with new baseball field but no softball field

PORTLAND, Ore. — When voters passed a school bond measure in 2012, the money was supposed to upgrade Grant High School and the athletic fields.

Grant High School to reopen without new softball field

A new softball field was cut from plans of the upgrade to Grant High School in Portland. But the new baseball field was not.

Portland Public Schools will have 25 new principals this year. Here's why  OregonLive

The doors to two dozen principals' offices will have new name plaques on them to start this coming school year. From promotions and transfers to resignations, ...

After Portland High School Hate Incidents, Community Wants Better Response  OPB News

Students at three Portland high schools endured hateful and racist incidents last school year. The response from Portland Public Schools varied in each case.

Grant High School crowns its Rose Festival Court princess  OregonLive

Grant High School crowned senior Stella Monteverde-Cakebread as its Portland Festival princess on Friday, completing the 2019 court. The daughter of Dayna ...

Dog shot on Marshall campus of Grant High School

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A dog was shot while exercising with its owner on the Marshall campus of Grant High School late Friday night, Portland police said.

Molly Johnson, Paul Balmer  The New York Times

Molly Katherine Johnson and Paul McClintock Balmer were married Aug. 10 at House on Metolius, a private nature reserve and events space in Camp Sherman ...

Old school becomes new  Daily Journal of Commerce

Northeast Portland's Grant High School will reopen to students this month after a two-year, $158 million modernization and expansion project. Subscribe; Login.

Reward offered in 2018 deadly shooting at temporary Grant High School site

PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) - The Portland Police Bureau, along with Crime Stoppers of Oregon, is asking for the public's help to solve the murder of a 30-year-old ...

Portland Public Schools Promised a Science Workshop at Low-Income Roosevelt High. Then It Sent the Money to Other Schools.  Willamette Week

Five years ago, parents at Roosevelt High School were so frustrated by the failure of Portland Public Schools to allocate the school its fair share of bond money, ...

Grant alumni association surpasses goal to restore murals  Hollywood Star News

By Janet Goetze *protected email* Grant High alumni have contributed more than $105000 to restore the Fletcher murals, named for the school's first.

Grant High students recruited to deposit counterfeit checks at Portland banks, prosecutors say

Several defendants have been indicted in federal court, accused of recruiting Grant High School students to act as so-called "mules'' for them to deposit ...

2-alarm fire breaks out at Grant High School construction site

The fire was isolated to a piece of machinery in the basement.

Grant Mural Debate  750 KXL

The Grant High School Alumni Association is fast approaching it's goal to raise $200,000 to restore two historic murals in the school's auditorium. It will be ...

Pamplin Media Group - July 28 letters to the editor  Pamplin Media Group

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Grant alums near fundraising goal to restore murals  Hollywood Star News

By Janet Goetze *protected email* Grant alumni are nearing the goal of raising $100000 for the Fletcher Mural Restoration Fund to preserve the murals.

Man found dead at temporary Grant High School campus was killed in shooting, police say

The man found dead early Sunday at the temporary Grant High School campus in Southeast Portland was killed in a shooting, police say. Barak Rosen.

Photos: Grant High School bond work in full swing  Daily Journal of Commerce

Construction work is in full swing on the last major project funded by Portland Public Schools' 2012 School Building Improvement Bond. A joint venture team of ...

Ndamukong Suh, Tyrell Williams among several NFL players with Oregon ties to follow as 2019 training camps open  OregonLive

With NFL training camps kicking off around the NFL, we're taking a look around the league and providing a list of all former Oregon high school and small ...

Readers respond: Protecting school art

One of the murals painted by students over the years at Glencoe Elementary School. Credit-Andy Dworkin. 25. By Letters to the editor. As Grant High School ...

Grant HS Magazine devotes issue to sexual assault

Student journalists at Portland's Grant High School just released an entire issue of Grant Magazine devoted to the topic of sexual assault, an issue they describe ...

Students at Grant High School Posted a List of “Sexual Predators in the Hallways” in Girls' Bathrooms Last Week  Willamette Week

Last week, students at Grant High School anonymously taped up posters accusing five boys of sexual assault and inviting classmates to add more names to the ...

Blanche Minnie Petersen Wilson Southwick | Obituaries  Standard-Examiner

November 26, 1922 ~ July 25, 2019. On a beautiful summer morning, Mom finally peeked through the veil and decided she liked what she saw. Beautiful ...

Keeping softball in the plan at Grant High: Letter to the editor

It's exciting to see the progress on rebuilding Grant High School, which will be ready to accept students again in time for the 2019-20 school year. One area of ...

Students at Grant High School Are Pressuring Administrators Following Anonymous List of Sexual Predators. One Junior Explains Why.  Willamette Week

Students at Grant High School are pressuring the school's administration following the anonymous posting of names of alleged sexual predators at the school.

Good Samaritans, police officer help lost elderly couple

Elizabeth Haas noticed an elderly couple on a bench as she drove by and realized it was the same couple she'd seen on her street at 3 a.m. the morning before.

Grant High, don't suppress it, encourage it: Letter to the editor

A school is not a Trump rally or an antifa march. Teachers should be moderating true open debate, not squelching it as is done under fascism or an authoritarian ...

Grant High School Principal Rejects Promotion to High-Level Portland Public Schools Post  Willamette Week

The principal who accepted the highest-profile promotion at Portland Public Schools this spring has backed out of taking the new post. In May, Superintendent ...

Vandals caught with loaded gun at Grant High School  Pamplin Media Group

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Police investigate death, apparent shooting at Grant High site

Portland police are investigating the death of a man found dead early Sunday morning on the school's track.

Master plans for modernized Grant High take shape

Grant High is one of three of Portland Public Schools high schools currently being modernized with funding from a 2012 bond. Master plans will head to the ...

Grant HS students, staff rally after teacher writes letter dismissing 'rape culture'

PORTLAND, Ore. -- Grant High School students and officials spent Monday responding to a letter about rape culture written by a history teacher that was ...

I'm a Grant student who's been berated for my views: In my opinion

I know I presented my beliefs in a polite, direct manner only to be met with screaming, swearing, and other behaviors not acceptable in a classroom setting.

Grant High students adapting to Marshall campus commute

By Janet Goetze *protected email* Erica Glaser was concerned, at first, when she learned that her son Emmett, and other Grant High School students.

Pamplin Media Group - Grant High School master plan approved  Pamplin Media Group

After upwards of 30 meetings of teachers, staff, parents, students and community members, the Portland Public Schools board unanimously approved a master ...

Grant High School 2017 prom celebrates Old Hollywood (photos)

Portland's prom season has officially begun as Portland's Grant High School students celebrated "Old Hollywood" at their 2017 prom Friday night at the Tiffany ...

One final gathering for NE Portland's Grant High School, class of '49  The Oregonian -

The class reunion flier announced that this would be the final one, with the word "really" added for emphasis. Back in 1949, Northeast Portland's Grant High ...

Alumni seeks funds to restore Grant High memorial murals

By Janet Goetze *protected email* As Grant High School's remodeling project moves into its second year, the alumni association is raising money to.

Grant student is finalist for farmers market bag design  Hollywood Star News

By Janet Goetze *protected email* Sacha Colan, a Grant High School sophomore, is one of three finalists for the grand prize and honor of having artwork.

On a collision course at Portland's Grant High

Grant High School symbolizes the dilemma at the heart of Portland Public Schools: How do you serve the "haves" and the "have-nots" simultaneously, on a tight ...

Filmmakers From Portland's Grant High School Go To The White House  OPB News

Four students from Portland's Grant High School were invited to the White House recently as finalists for the “South by South Lawn” student film festival. Their film ...

Grant High School unveils new turf field, track after 12 years of work

Lloyd and Judy Lindley began work to bring a turf field to Grant High School when their son was in fifth grade. He's 25 and a college graduate now. Twelve years ...

Madison High School gets groundbreaking ceremony before closing for two years  Pamplin Media Group

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Police investigating Grant High senior's death as possible accidental OD

In Oregon, 80 people have died in accidental overdoses from synthetic opioids since 2014, but the deaths have accelerated at an alarming rate in the last year, ...

Grant Constitution Team takes third in national competition  Hollywood Star News

By Janet Goetze *protected email* Grant High School's constitution team placed third in the 2019 national competition titled We the People, which.

Portland High Schoolers Are Some of the Most Knowledgable Constitutional Scholars in the Nation  Willamette Week

Every year, 1 million or so students from the best high schools across the county participate in the We the People competition, battling for a chance to travel to ...

Grant construction continues; Madison High next in line

By Janet Goetze *protected email* Work continues to modernize Grant High School and plans to transform Madison High School are taking shape with a.

Grant High School students receive probation after robbery

Four teens at Grant High School received three years of probation after they pleaded no contest to accusations that they held another student at knifepoint ...

Grant High alumni to picnic, tour new campus on July 22

By Janet Goetze *protected email* Grant High School graduates from all years will gather from 1-4 p.m. July 22 in Grant Park for the annual potluck.

Hammers start swinging on new Grant High project  Hollywood Star News

By Janet Goetze *protected email* The modernization of Grant High School has started with construction workers and trucks on-site, usually between 7 a.

The ugly tradition at Portland's Grant High School

Hazing? Hazing, from what I hear, doesn't begin to describe the festivities in the locker rooms at Grant High. Try overt, malicious bullying. A tradition of ganging ...

Grant High students accused of armed robbery

Grant High students accused of armed robbery. Keeshawn Bullitt (from left), Charlie Tzab and Rico Cabrera were booked into the Donald E. Long Juvenile ...

Portland police investigating Grant High students' filming of sexual activity  The Oregonian -

granths.jpg. A Portland police school resource officer learned last week of Grant High School students filming other students having sex on campus.

Dog shot while on walk in SE Portland

PORTLAND, Ore. — A dog was shot at Southeast Portland high school on Friday night, Portland police said. At about 10:30 p.m. police responded to a report of ...

A gift of song: Composer Judy Rose gives Grant High 'A Jubilant Day'  Pamplin Media Group

Out of a 2015 school district decision grew an unexpected friendship when two music teachers came together for their students.

Retired Grant High teacher files lawsuit over complaint about text to student

courthouseaimee.jpg. A former Grant High School teacher filed a $10,000 lawsuit against Portland Public Schools, accusing the district of wrongfully ...

Grant softball field in jeopardy, Madison mulls design ideas

By Janet Goetze *protected email* New questions have arisen about Grant High School's modernization in relation to athletic fields and the softball.

Portland Public Schools Ramp Up Efficiency  Oregon Business

Brand Story -Facility upgrades improve schools' budgets and indoor air quality while reducing emissions. Portland public schools are 70 years ol...

Portland's $100 million question - why are its new schools so expensive?  Pamplin Media Group

Portland Public Schools' consultants told staff $790 million wouldn't be enough before the May 2017 vote. They were right.

Pamplin Media Group - Separate building proposed for Benson High campus  Pamplin Media Group

Space would be set aside for other unrelated programs in a freestanding building on site, if voters OK a construction bond in 2020.

Suicide-prevention bills try to shield youth from trauma  Beaverton Valley Times News

'Our schools have become the de facto social *service* providers of our communities, yet we hadn't really been funding them that way.' ...

Portland students walk out to protest school resource officers  KATU

PORTLAND, Ore. – Portland Public School students walked out of class Wednesday to protest school resource officers, or SROs. Students from a half-dozen ...

Grant Constitution Team comes home as national champs

By Janet Goetze *protected email* The Grant High School Constitution Team is the 2018 national champion in the We the People competition, displaying.

PPS stalls on spending to improve school safety  Pamplin Media Group

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Miles Vance: Why do I love high school sports? Let me count the ways  Pamplin Media Group

I hope this doesn't come as a shock to you, but I love sports. I really love sports. And most of all, I really, really love high school sports. I love watching them, I love ...

Portland police expand Grant High hazing investigation

The Portland police investigation into allegations of sexually offensive hazing at Grant High School has expanded beyond the original report of a Jan.

Grant High School kicks off 'Period Week' on International Women's Day  Pamplin Media Group

One student, inspired by Nadya Okamoto's 'Period. The Menstrual Movement,' hopes to get period products in Portland Public Schools.

First of alleged 'God Squad' defendants accused of recruiting high school students, others to deposit bogus checks pleads guilty  OregonLive

A 22-year-old man who was part of a social media group dubbed the “God Squad' that recruited Grant High School students and others to deposit counterfeit ...

'Old gym' facade emerges during Grant upgrade project

By Janet Goetze *protected email* with photos by John Butenschoen After more than 60 years, the original entry to the 1923 gym at Grant High School is.

Portland Students Are Fighting a Controversial Police Agreement—and Winning  The Portland Mercury

The mic was cut off before students Isabel Mace-McLatchie and Sarah Steele had a chance to finish speaking. The two Jefferson High School (JHS) seniors ...

Wilson High Principal Brian Chatard gone just days into school year  Pamplin Media Group

Brian Chatard, the longtime principal of Wilson High School in Southwest Portland, is no longer working in the building, the Tribune has confirmed through ...

Grant High's transgender students get unisex bathroom option

Officials say four student restrooms and two staff restrooms -- all single-stall -- will be open to all students but create another option for the five to 10 transgender ...

2019 Rose Festival queen is Mya Brazile of St. Mary's Academy  OregonLive

Mya Brazile has looked forward to this moment for nearly a decade. The St. Mary's Academy senior was crowned the 2019 Rose Festival queen Saturday ...

Benson High School crowns its Rose Festival Court princess  OregonLive

Benson High School crowned Melissa Davila, a senior who aims to become a dental hygienist, as its 2019 Rose Festival princess in a ceremony at the school ...

Portland school board reverses controversial agreement to fund school police  OregonLive

The unanimous vote rescinded the board's previous approval of a contract that would cost the district $1.2 million a year to fund nine full-time student resource ...

From 'dubious' to devastated: How a teacher's viral mistake gave him an education on rape culture

After David Lickey's ignorance goes viral, he vows real change.

Benson High School's Carol Campbell named Grant High's new principal

Carol Campbell_Benson 005.jpg. Carol Campbell, who served as principal of Benson High for two years, will take over Grant High School this fall.

Gender neutral bathroom at progressive Portland high school tagged with death threat

granths.jpg. A teacher discovered a death threat inside a gender neutral bathroom on Feb. 27 at Grant High School. (Casey Parks/The Oregonian). The week ...

State unaware how many schools would keep children safe during major earthquake  KATU

Most schools in the largest school districts in KATU's viewing area can't be counted on to keep children safe during a major earthquake. That's according to ...

Grant High School community garden project moves closer to spring completion in Northeast Portland

The Grant site, off Northeast 36th Avenue, will feature a garden for the school to use for experimentation and education, and a separate garden for the ...

Renovation at Portland, Ore., high school will make all restrooms gender-neutral  American School & University

Grant High School in Portland, Ore., has announced plans to switch all of its bathrooms to gender-neutral as part of a $100 million modernization project.

Portland School Board Member Paul Anthony Won't Run for Reelection  Willamette Week

Portland Public Schools' board member Paul Anthony is opting not to run for reelection. He's the third of four board member to opt against running for reelection ...

Jefferson High School crowns its Rose Festival Court princess  OregonLive

Jefferson High School crowned senior Daria Stalions, an honor student who plans to attend Portland State next year, as its 2019 Rose Festival Court princess on ...

Oregon's 'Model Dress Code' Aims To Make School Policies More Fair  OPB News

Leggings. Skirts that hit above the knee. Spaghetti-strap tank tops. That was what some students were wearing when they were pulled out of class for dress code ...

Pamplin Media Group - Book Report: 'Mean Girls' meets the Bard  Pamplin Media Group

Portland's Doescher pens pop novel with an Elizabethan twist, called 'William Shakespeare's Much Ado About Mean Girls' ...

Grant High principal Vivian Orlen pushes controversial changes -- and wins over many doubters

When Vivian Orlen, principal of Portland's Grant High School, declared last spring that even the school's top students would be limited to taking three ...

PPS Bond Overrun Shrinks, But Proposed Solution Relies On Voters  OPB News

The enormous funding gap for the state's largest school bond may have a fix, judging by updates and discussions at the Portland Public Schools board meeting ...

Grant High School Installs Unisex Bathrooms for Transgender Students  Willamette Week

Grant High School has become the first Portland Public Schools location—and one of the first high schools in the country—to install unisex bathrooms for its ...

Arthur Jackson, Medal of Honor recipient and Grant High School grad, dies at 92

The Idaho Statesman reports he graduated from Portland's Grant High School.

12 players with ties to Oregon, Washington in the Super Bowl

PORTLAND, Ore. — There will be 12 players suiting up in this year's Super Bowl who have a connection to Oregon and Washington. And if it helps you root for a ...

PPS staff say Grant needs buses to Marshall  Hollywood Star News

By Janet Goetze *protected email* The transportation staff of Portland Public Schools has recommended a three-tier solution for Grant High School.

Ndamukong Suh, NFL star and Grant High alum, makes appearance at Les Schwab Bowl

NFL star Ndamukong Suh was spotted Saturday at Hillsboro Stadium for the 68th Les Schwab Bowl, an all-star football game showcasing some of Oregon's best ...

Grant High team wins national 'We the People' competition

Grant also won in 2013, and finished second once and third three times. Lincoln High School scored Oregon's other recent victories.

Grant HS athletic director sues for defamation

Brian Samore was placed on paid leave in mid-January.

Opinion: Hear your students, PPS board, and rescind agreement with police

The Portland School Board should suspend the agreement it approved last month to put school resource officers in high schools and instead heed the ...

In-State Hoop Recruits The Beavs Should Take Interest In  Building the Dam

Since the dawn of the Wayne Tinkle era, the recruitment of Beavers has been largely outside of the State, as players have been channeling from Southern ...

'In Oregon, large earthquakes are inevitable': School districts explain how they are preparing for seismic safety

As students head back to school, safety is on a lot of minds. That includes seismic safety. More than a decade ago, the state looked at more than 1000 public.

Why isn't $790 million enough for Portland school projects?

Proposed plan for Lincoln High School. By Bethany Barnes. Portland Public Schools promised to remake four schools and address serious safety hazards if ...

Mystery remains for man found dead on old Marshall campus

It's been 10 days since 30-year-old Barak Rosen was found shot to death at the temporary Grant High School site -- and police are still searching for answers.

Portland Police Arrest Black Students at Disproportionate Rate  The Portland Mercury

New data shows Portland police are arresting Black students at double the rate than their white peers. That information reflects the concerns of student activists ...

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