“The oppressed, having internalized the image of the oppressor and adopted his guidelines, are fearful of freedom. Freedom would require them to eject this image and replace it with autonomy and responsibility. Freedom is acquired by conquest, not by gift. It must be pursued constantly and responsibly”
- PAULO FREIRE-
SPEAKER SERIES: “SISTERS OF THE SKY”
On Monday September 24th (2:00pm-2:45pm), a speaker from a historic event in which 2 African American females piloted a flight from San Francisco to Portland will join our community. One of the pilots will come to our school encouraging our female students, particularly our female students of color, to pursue STEM fields.
Upcoming Community Events for September and October:
Thursday September. 20th - 9-12th Advisory Retreat, Students on Advisory Field Trip all day.
Tuesday September 25th - Whole School Picture Day
Tuesday September 25th - Family Community/SSC Meeting, 5:30 - 7:30pm
Thursday September 27th - Whole School College Career Tours
Saturday October 6th - Teachers for Social Justice Conference @ O’Connell High School
Thursday October 11th - Back to School Night 9-11th graders
Saturday October 13th - Enrollment Fair at O’Connell High - LEAD team, students, parents, and lead teachers.
Monday - Friday October 15 - 19th - Student-Led Conference Week
October 29 - November 2nd - Spirit Week
November 2nd - Dia De Los Muertos Family Night, time TBD
Extended Day Program
- We will be serving supper everyday at the top of the stairs
-The EDP space will be open everyday until 6pm