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Join the conversation!  The Portage Public Schools needs to hear from you.  More than 1200 people shared their feedback on "What do we need..." now we need everyone to complete this second survey.  Students, residents, parents and neighbors are all encouraged to share their insight.  Designing for the Future - be part of the solution.

Watch the special report by K-12 360 on our Award Winning and Undefeated Marching Band.

http://kzootv.com/permalink/pchsmarchingband.html

The Portage Central Choirs and Orchestras will present their December Concert on Tuesday, Dec. 16 at 7:00 PM, in the Portage Central High School Auditorium. The concert will feature seasonal favorites, as well as the Masterwork Vespers K. 339 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.  The work will be performed by the Chamber Singers, Concert Choir, and Chamber Orchestra and will feature Portage Central Alumni soprano Lisa Borik '03 as well as WMU vocal performance majors mezzo-soprano Alicia Renney, tenor Matthew Gifford, and bass Joseph Johnson.  Lisa, daughter of Portage Central Choral Director Cindy Hunter, currently resides in Houston, Texas where she is on the faculty at Lone Star College - Montgomery, and is in the Doctoral program in Vocal Performance at University of Houston. The performance of the Mozart Vespers is made possible in part through a generous grant form Education for the Arts and the Irving S. Gilmore Foundation. Tickets for the concert are available at the door for $3.00 each or $10.00 per family, whichever is less.  Please join us for this festive concert!

The Corral School Store will be closed Tuesday November 25th and reopen December 1st.

Attention all skiers: Click on the attached link to sign up for both Bittersweet and Timber Ridge ski club.  We will provide transportation to both ski resorts so sign up as soon as possible.  The seats on the charter bus will fill up fast.  PCHS Ski Club Registration.

From the Counseling Office:

ACT Parent Night has been rescheduled for Monday, December 15th at 6:30, in the Community Room.  Principal Alburtus, Mrs. King, and Mr. Phillips will be there to answer questions about the exam, and will provide refreshments as well.

Financial Aid Night: Portage Northern will host its annual Financial Aid Night in PNHS auditorium on December 4th, 2014 at 6:30 PM.  Representatives from the Kalamazoo Foundation and from WMU’s financial aid office will be here to inform, educate and give up dates on the FAFSA form (Free and Federal Student Aid).

ATTENTION STUDENTS AND PARENTS, important Spring 2015 testing information, click here!

Listen up students--important ACT information:  We are once again announcing that students have free access to ACT's online test prep website.  Normally you students would have to pay a fee to gain access to this website, but our GREAT PTO has given our school a gift and purchased this for us.  Letters have been mailed home to all of our 9th-11th graders that give you login instructions, and how to navigate the website.  Juniors especially-this is an awesome way to start NOW to prepare for the ACT, which you will be taking here at PCHS next March.  And you sophomores and freshmen, we recommend you login and begin to prepare as well, as you will be taking the ACT Aspire test in the spring.  So check the mail at home, and hang onto those login instructions, but if you need help, please see Mr. Phillips in the Study Lab.  Studies have shown that the more you prepare for the ACT ahead of time, the better you will do!

The new Skyward Family Portal is now open.  Thanks for your patience as it has taken us a little while to get things up and running, so that you and your son or daughter can look at grades, attendance and a host of other important things. If you have any questions on how to use this online tool, take a look at this website: www.portageps.org/skyward. It has a really useful FAQ as well as instructions for use of the portal.Voluntary Student insurance is now available.  Find out more here.

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