Students report to school on August 10th, 2016. You may view the entire year’s calendar by clicking on District Calendar link.
|Grade||Room||start time||end time|
|Kindergarten||1, 2, 5||11:30||12:10|
|1st Grade||9, 10, 11||11:05||11:45|
|2nd Grade||6, 7, 8||11:25||12:05|
|3rd Grade||23, 24||11:15||11:55|
|4th Grade, 4/5 Combo||30, 31, 32||11:00||11:40|
|5th, Sp Ed||15, 16, 28||11:10||11:50|
|6th Grade, Sp Ed||25, 26, 27||11:30||12:10|
Yes, you may have lunch with your children. All visitors to our campus MUST check in first at the front office and receive a visitor’s pass.
Yes, you may observe in your child’s classroom. We ask that you make arrangements with your child’s teacher in advance of your visit.
Review and monitor your child's grades, attendance and other education-related information from your home or work computer. To begin your My MPS account, please visit the school office to pick up your activation key. If you have children at more than one school in the district, you will need to visit only one of the schools - one activation key will give you access to all children in your family. Learn more at the MY MPS.
Go to the calendar tab to view Porter’s Early Release Schedule or click Calendar.
Click specials to view schedules for 16-17 school year. This schedule may change throughout the year, please verify with the teacher for up to date changes in their schedule.
Click on the Staff tab for more information on your child’s class or click Staff.
Birthday celebrations should be done off campus. Parents who would like to do something special for the class in honor of a student birthday should discuss this with the teacher. He/She will be able to give you their thoughts on home baked goods, when to celebrate, etc.
YES, we love volunteers. Please speak with the office staff if you would like to volunteer.
Currently, we do not require any family to provide their child’s own supplies. However, we are very grateful for donations. If you are able to help, call or e-mail your child’s teacher for a list of supplies needed in their class. The following is a list of items the classrooms seem to run out of the most. For a more detailed list by teacher, check out the webpages by grade level under Academics.
|Elmer's Glue||Glue Sticks||Index Cards|
|Pencil Eraser Tops||Colored Pencils||Folders|
|Spiral Notebooks||2" 3 Ring Binders||White Board Markers|
12. Do the students wear uniforms?
No, Porter does not currently require students to wear uniforms. We do have a dress code that students must follow. Click Student Handbook to be linked to the District dress code.
Students that live between Lindsay and Val Vista, Southern and the I-60 will be bussed to Porter. Students that live between Lindsay and Gilbert, Southern and the I-60 are considered close enough to walk to school. Porter has crossing guards at Hampton and 24th Street; Hampton and Yale. Click District Transportation to access Bus Rules of Conduct and Bus Discipline.
Click here to view the boundaries of all Mesa Public Schools.
May 25, 2017.
17. Do you have Honor Roll at Porter?
In grades 4-6 we recognize various levels of student achievement through three types of honor roll each quarter. Students who earn straight A’s become a member of the LION’S DEN and receive a certificate. First time Lion’s Den members receive a Pride Paw Pin. Any student with straight A’s all four quarters will be recognized at the end of the year awards assembly and receive an honor certificate with a gold seal and Lion’s Head Pin. Students who earn all A’s and one B become a PORTER PRIDE member and receive a certificate. Our Special Education Students who demonstrate outstanding effort in all academic and citizenship areas shall become a CUB’S CLUB member and receive a certificate.
18. Parent Teacher Conferences are scheduled for October 17 - 21, 2016 and January 9 - 13, 2017. Click the link below for the conference letter.
Fall Parent Teacher Conference Letter.