Ravaged by fire three years ago, see why parents are enthusiastic about their neighborhood school’s reopening … Read the rest of this entry »

Just why the building lit up in a blaze seldom seen in Portland – while classes were in session – still remains a mystery at this venerated Portland school. But, see the steps they’re taking to preserve the undamaged parts of it … Read the rest of this entry »

UPDATED: You’ve seen a firestorm of media coverage about the blaze that leveled nearly half of the Marysville School – but did you know about the beautiful new 3.35-acre park Marysville School Community Park, that opened just weeks before? See exclusive photos of the playground – and the disastrous fire that followed – right here … Read the rest of this entry »

VIDEO: SEE FAMILIES BRAVE THE ELEMENTS | Here’s why – in rain, sleet, and hail – students and parents walked from their school in Lents to Marysville School in Foster-Powell … Read the rest of this entry »

Find out who else was honored at their annual Award and Donor Breakfast – and why they were singled out for praise … Read the rest of this entry »

Will fall high school freshmen in the Lents Neighborhood be shuffled off to inner SE Portland’s Franklin high or NE Portland’s Madison High? Discover what we learned at two meetings – one of them held at soon-to-be-decimated Marshall High School … Read the rest of this entry »

FESTIVE, ARTISTIC VIDEO INCLUDED | See how this “Fall in Love with Lents” event was enjoyed by many outer East Portland families on an early autumn afternoon … Read the rest of this entry »

By giving an hour a week, you can help the ‘Start Making A Reader Today’ program at an outer East Portland school near you … Read the rest of this entry »

See how ROSE Community Development Corp. turned a run-down apartment building into a place where families can safely live … Read the rest of this entry »

Find out why this nonprofit organization that helps grieving kids and adults cope with death chose to salvage their ruined building, instead of bringing in the wrecking ball … Read the rest of this entry »

You’ll be surprised to see how many drivers were stopped for bullying pedestrians, at this outer East Portland crosswalk – all in just 90 minutes … Read the rest of this entry »

See why this incident leaves both Foster-Powell neighbors – and police officers – on edge … Read the rest of this entry »

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