Benson Polytechnic High School Alumni Association

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Benson Grand Reunion

Join us as we celebrate 100 years of Benson Tech. June 9-11, 2017
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You've found the online home for the Benson Polytechnic High School Alumni Association of Portland, Oregon. We are a group of former Benson students and staff that have come together to actively support and enhance Benson's long running technical programs.

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We need a few good volunteers. Are you interested in networking? How about Benson's history?
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March 28, 2017
by BPHSAA Administrator
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BPHS Alumni Association Endorses PPS Health, Safety, and Modernization Bond Measure

Benson Polytechnic High School (BPHS) modernization is part of a bond measure recently approved by Portland Public Schools (PPS) for a special election balloting. The District’s school board on February 28, 2017 included $202 million in the overall $790 million … Continue reading

March 22, 2017
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Dear Alumni…

Dear Benson Tech Alumni … this will be short and sweet. Good things are happening at your alma mater, Benson Tech: enrollment is up, lost programs are coming back, graduation rates are increasing, plans are being developed to modernize the … Continue reading

March 22, 2017
by BPHSAA Administrator
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Industry Trade and Professions Call to Participate in the Reconstruction Planning

PPS is asking for direct input from Portland area industry leaders to help in the planning for the rebuilding of Benson Tech as part of the $202 million bond.  Please look at this survey link and participate.  It’s important.   … Continue reading

January 27, 2017
by BPHSAA Administrator
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Benson among leaders in graduation rate yet again.

Principal Wilson recently shared some of Benson’s latest graduation statistics: Overall Summary of Benson’s Graduation Rates: The State of Oregon four-year graduation rate is 74.83% Portland Public Schools four-year graduation rate is 75.46% Benson’s four-year graduation rate is 89.3% Graduation … Continue reading

July 23, 2016
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Building retrofits for Benson Tech will only keep the school in the past

On July 25, the Portland Public Schools Board decides spending allocations for the proposed 2016 PPS Modernization Bond Measure, including projected budgets for restoring, repurposing, and constructing new educational spaces at Benson Polytechnic, Lincoln, and Madison High Schools. That Board … Continue reading