Monthly Archives: May 2010

Woodlawn School Hopes to Find a Principal with Passion, Experience, and an Understanding of Diversity

Woodlawn Elementary School, in the Northeast neighborhood of Woodlawn, is in the market for a new principal. The current principal, Lemil Speed, will finish this school year, but the process for finding his replacement is already underway. On Wednesday, April 28th, Cynthia Gilliam, Director of Administrative Hiring and Performance Management for Portland Public Schools, led…
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Rise in Portland Sewing Studios Answers Growing Interest in Art and Business of Making Clothes

Portland is the kind of city that embraces movements—big and little shifts that enrich our lives and connect us to new skills, to the past or future, and most of all, to each other. The newest such movement seems to be sewing—people of all walks of life coming together with machines and threads and really…
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