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School Pride: Abernethy Bike Trains Featured

Here’s a link to the clip from the new NBC show “School Pride” that aired Friday, Oct. 15 (8-9pm) and showed clips of our neighborhood’s new Abernethy Bike Trains to the world!! (oh, and some other Portland school bike trains too)

http://www.nbc.com/school-pride/video/kiel-johnson/1254775/

Remember, you can join a Bike Train on Tuesday mornings and share […]

Abernethy Harvest Festival & Farmers Market, Wednesday, Oct. 13

HARVEST FESTIVAL and FARMERS MARKET Come and celebrate another year of bounty in the Garden of Wonders!

Bring the kids to enjoy a garden scavenger hunt, apple tasting, Chef Nicole’s famous pumpkin muffins, arts and crafts and more! Support your local farmers and get your week’s veggies at the festival!

Abernethy Elementary School 2421 […]

Abernethy’s Third Annual Tour de Ladd

Abernethy Elementary students, parents and teachers just wrapped up a third successful Tour de Ladd. Nice job to all the volunteer organizers and participants!

Watch video of the Tour de Ladd on KGW.com: Tour de Ladd promotes biking and PE

Check out pictures on Facebook: Abernethy Elementary’s 3rd Annual Tour de Ladd

If […]

Traffic Alert: Abernethy’s 3rd Annual Tour de Ladd

Next Wednesday, October 6th, Abernethy students and their parents will be taking part in the third annual “Tour de Ladd.” Please see the parking restrictions/suggestions outlined below. If you can, be sure to pass this on to any neighbors you may know who may be affected.

Abernethy Elementary School 3rd Annual Tour de Ladd Wednesday, […]

Abernethy’s Chef Nicole Headed to the White House

Congratulations, Chef Nicole! We’re so honored to have her represent Abernethy Elementary school at the Chef’s Move to Cafeteria’s conference at the White House next week.

Check out Nicole in the news! Abernethy Elementary chef taking her lessons to White House http://www.oregonlive.com/portland/index.ssf/2010/06/abernethy_elementary_chef_taki.html

Portland Elementary School Chef Honored by First Lady http://www.kgw.com/lifestyle/Portland-Elementary-School-Chef-honored-by-First-Lady-95160399.html

Have You Checked out St. David’s Lately?

There are lots of community activities happening at the old church on the hill. Check our their website or drop in for a visit!

St. David of Whales Episcopal Church 2800 SE Harrison Street. http://www.saintdavidpdx.org/index.html

This month the’ve added music a “Music Studio on Harrison Hill” providing music lessons in violin, flute, voice and piano. […]

Dogs & Schools in HAND

HAND hosted a “Dog Summit” with Abernethy PTA & members of the Hosford Middle School dog group to address issues involving use of school grounds by pet owners. As a result a set of rules have been adopted for Abernethy. Similar rules already exist at Hosford.

The Abernethy field is first a school yard for […]

Bike Traffic and School Bus Stops on SE Clinton

There have been a few recent incidents along SE Clinton, a city bike-boulevard, during school bus pick up time.

HAND Board Member Liz Gatti talks to Bike Portland about the issue: Read about it here: http://bikeportland.org/2010/03/05/southeast-portland-parents-raise-concerns-about-speedy-bike-traffic/

Update on Conversations About Abernethy School Boundaries

There has been conversations circling about Abernethy Elementary School and potential redrawing of school boundary lines. Below is a letter sent from the district to the larger school community. (A PDF copy is also included)

February 17, 2010 To the Abernethy School community: I am writing to share some important information with you about growing […]

Help Garden of Wonders with Tools/Time

Here’s a request from Abernethy Elementary School’s Garden of Wonders Coordinator Sarah Sullivan:

Specifically we’re looking for team-leaders to help facilitate groups of people/kids working. You don’t have to be a gardening expert: Me and Nori can direct you, but we’re feeling spread thin and I don’t think we can facilitate all the awesome people […]