Category Archives: Community Service

8th Grade Book Drive Ending This Thursday! ~ Please Bring in Your Donations

As part of their internship program, four SW Charter 8th graders – Sophia, Braven, Oriana, and Erik  – are running a book drive to benefit the Children’s Book Bank. The drive will conclude this Thursday,  May 27th. Did you know? … Continue reading

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Donate Your Gently Used Children’s Books to the 8th Grade Book Drive!

As part of their internship program, four SW Charter 8th graders – Sophia, Braven, Oriana, and Erik  – are running a book drive to benefit the Children’s Book Bank. The drive began Monday, May 9th and continues until May 27th. … Continue reading

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8th Graders Organize Book Drive ~ Donate Today!

As part of their internship program, four SW Charter 8th graders – Sophia, Braven, Oriana, and Erik  – are running a book drive to benefit the Children’s Book Bank. The drive will begin Monday, May 9th and continue until May … Continue reading

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Empty Bowls Fundraiser & Community Soup Dinner ~ March 6th

The Neighborhood House in Multnomah Village is graciously hosting two SW Charter middle school students for their service internships this spring. This is a great partnership for us! We’d like to share Neighborhood House’s community event with the SW Charter … Continue reading

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Help Save Know Your City Through Their Crowdfunding Campaign

Last spring, Lisa and Karinsa’s 5/6 classes created a zine depicting the history of the civil rights movement in Portland. The classes worked closely with Know Your City, an organization that engages the public in art and social justice through … Continue reading

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Hattie Kirby’s Annual Charitable Drive for Harry’s Mother Runaway Youth Services

Hattie Kirby’s (8th grade) annual charitable drive for Harry’s Mother Runaway Youth Services is underway, once again with the help of the 3rd/4th grade SWCS Girl Scouts! Harry’s Mother, the only comprehensive youth crisis center in the Portland metropolitan area, … Continue reading

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Happy Halloween! Donate Your Candy on Monday to Operation Gratitude

On Monday, November 2nd from 8 – 8:30 am, donate your Halloween candy to Operation Gratitude! We’ll have the scale waiting to weigh your haul from the weekend. Operation Gratitude sends care packages to our deployed troops. They’ll love the … Continue reading

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