School Hours:

7:50 am - 12:25 pm

K - 5th Grade
7:45 am - 12:20 pm

Cohort A attends
Monday & Thursday

Cohort B attends
Tuesday & Friday

Wednesdays are REMOTE for all students and staff

Feb 15-19, 2021

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Here are the morning announcements for Wednesday, January 27th:

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Dear Talbot Community Families and Friends,
Welcome to Gerald E. Talbot Community School! The beginning of the school year is fast approaching  and I can feel the excitement as we make final preparations to welcome students back to school in a hybrid model. At Talbot Community School, our hard working staff is dedicated to achieving our mission of “Empowering
ALL learners to achieve high standards in a safe and welcoming environment”, whether we are in full school, hybrid or remote learning.  

Located in Portland’s historic Riverton neighborhood at 1600 Forest Avenue, Talbot Community School is a PreK through fifth grade community school serving approximately 440 students in 26 classrooms, including the District’s two BRIDGE classrooms (Functional Life Skills). Talbot is a Title I school with a talented, dedicated and caring staff that believes in and advocates for all students. We proudly educate one of Portland’s most diverse student bodies.  Students enrolled in Talbot speak over 25 different languages and represent a variety of cultures and backgrounds. We believe our highly diverse student population makes us strong, and learning in diverse groups prepares students to thrive in an increasingly global, complex and connected world. 

In addition, Talbot Community School strongly believes:

All learners can rise to high expectations.

Students learn better when they are empowered and feel capable.

Practicing and learning from mistakes are natural and necessary parts of the learning process.

Academics, work habits, and social-emotional skills are equally important in school and in life.

Belonging, engagement, and joy helps a learner achieve.

All students should have a meaningful relationship with an adult.

Students become empowered when they take ownership of their learning.

Habits of Work are an essential component of lifelong learning.

Teacher collaboration is necessary in order to meet the needs of the whole child.

Positive relationships with students and families include understanding the culture and backgrounds of our studen

We need the help of strong community partnerships in order  to support the whole student and family. 

We have the BEST Parent-Teacher Organization in Portland!!! Talbot PTO holds many events during the year and is crucial to fostering our strong school community. We can’t do it without you!

    *Inspired from PPS Teaching and Learning Beliefs and Core Practices.

Teachers at Talbot use a rigorous standards-based curriculum to teach reading, writing and math skills. We promote student curiosity and engagement in learning about the natural world through inquiry-based science units driven by the Next Generation Science Standards. Other initiatives we continue to implement at Talbot to address the whole child include PBIS, Second Step, art. music and physical education. 

As I walk through the hallways of our school to check on the preparations for the return of students, and to see how other projects are progressing, it is truly inspiring to notice all that has been done over the last several weeks and the great lengths that so many have gone to in order to create the safest possible environment for all here on campus. It also makes me so proud to be part of this community. I am equally inspired and proud to see the work that is being done beyond the preparation for a physical return to campus, such as our work to prepare for virtual learners and to continue conversations on important topics such as racism and social inequity. The bottom line is that this is a place where people really care about other people and seek ways to build an even stronger community for all. I see it every day and feel so blessed to be a part of all the great things happening here at the Gerald E. Talbot Community School. 

Some notes for this year, our school office will be open from 7:00am to 3:00 pm Monday through Friday. School is in session from 7:45-12:30 p.m. Breakfast and snacks will be served in classrooms and lunch will be grab and go. 

I am excited for the year ahead and look forward to working together in creating a positive and successful school year for everyone!

Sincerely, Ann Hanna, Principal Photo of Principal Ann Hanna

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