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Principal's Message

The mission of Portage Park Elementary School is to build a collaborative learning environment that engages students, staff, parents and the community.
Maureen Ready

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News & Announcements

2 - LSC Parent Vacancies
Parent, community, teacher and non-teaching staff representatives serve a two-year term beginning July 1, 2014 and ending June 30, 2016. Please consider getting involved and supporting your child's school.
Classes Resume - Tuesday, September 2, 2014
Students return with NEW school hours.
2014 City Volleyball Champions

7th - 8th Grade Boys Volleyball Team wins citywide tournament on Saturday, June 7th.
Gear Up for Rahm’s Readers Summer Learning Challenge

Explore and Roar at your neighborhood library from June 9 through August 2! This free, drop-in eight-week program is for kids 13 and under.
Summer 2014 Events

Free and Low Cost Events in Chicago
Parks - Beaches - Museums
Fireworks - Movies - Sports
Swimming - Zoo - Aquarium
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Upcoming Events

Labor Day - No School
Date: Sep. 1
Classes Begin
Date: Sep. 2
Time: 8:45 AM - 3:45 PM
Market Day Pick-up
Date: Sep. 16
Time: 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Location: Multi-Purpose Room
Progress Report Distribution Day
Date: Oct. 10
Columbus Day - No School
Date: Oct. 13