Benson Polytechnic High School Alumni Association

Class of 1955 – 64 year

** Updated 8/12/2019 ** Just learned of this event over the weekend: When: Late August (date and time not set yet)Where: The End of the Oregon Trail Interpretive Center in Oregon CityContact: John Bell at 503.526.3327 or johnbell [at] helpontaxes … Continue reading

Class of 1956 – 63 year

** Updated 8/12/2019 ** Just learned over the weekend of the following event: When: Wednesday, August 14th at 10amWhere: Oaks ParkContact: Gary Young at letyoung2 [at] gmail [dot] com

2019 Scholarship Recipients

2019 saw one of the largest awards from the Benson Alumni Scholarship Fund due to an uptick in donations from alumni like you. Thank you! We’re pleased to announce that nearly $5,000 in scholarships were awarded to three Benson graduating … Continue reading

Class of 1959 – 60 year

** Updated 7/4/2019 ** When: August 20th, 2019, 10am – 4pmWhere: Oaks Park – Area #9What: An old fashioned potluck with families bringing the following: A-H: Main dish I-P: Salad Q-Z: Dessert There’s a suggested $7/person donation to cover the … Continue reading

A Dinner Train Ride for Benson Tech Alumni

Richard Gitschlag, BPHS Class of 1968, is President of the Oregon Coast Scenic Railroad, and has offered a private “Sunset Dinner Train” experience for BPHS grads. The train is scheduled to depart from Garibaldi at 5:00 pm on August 10, … Continue reading

Benson Girls Basketball wins state championship

Here’s a wrap-up of all the media coverage: Portland Tribune: Benson girls pull off shocking state title win Oregonlive.com: Benson caps “season of celebration” by dethroning Southridge atop girls 6A basketball

Tech Pride Volunteers mobilize to help Benson Tech

Benson Tech’s uniqueness stems from both its elite immersive CTE programming and its diverse student body. CTE and extracurricular programs educating our students demand very specific needs. Currently, a weekly newsletter is emailed to Benson Tech parents/guardians to update families … Continue reading

Principal Wilson honored with Lifetime Achievement Award

Principal Wilson was awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award from the World Arts Foundation. You can read more over at PPS’ website here: Benson’s Curtis Wilson Jr. honored at Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. event

Class of 1984 – 35 year

When: Saturday, July 13th at 6pmWhere: Kenton Station: 8303 N Denver, Portland 97217 Additional info on the Class of 1984’s Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/events/359254424872383/?active_tab=about

Is your class due for a reunion in 2019?

(We’re looking at you, grads of years ending in 4 and 9!) Consider incorporating the BPHSAA Community Picnic into your reunion plans. This annual, family-friendly event is fun and easy way to gather your classmates together to catch up and … Continue reading