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Update on PPS Board decision on Benson Tech’s enrollment cap

August 17th, 2015

The Benson Tech community — including students, teachers school leadership, parents and friends, and alumni — has rallied over the last few years to press Portland Public Schools (PPS) to lift the enrollment limitations at Benson Tech adopted in 2010. … Continue reading

A short history of the diesel program at Benson Tech

February 18th, 2015

by Brett Anderson, Diesel/Automotive Instructor There is a 30+ year history of diesel being taught as part of the automotive major at Benson Tech. The program was established in the mid-1980s. I was hired in 1994 as the diesel/automotive instructor … Continue reading

Design Center Advisory Group gets ready for PPS pre-design process

February 18th, 2015

It was slightly over a year ago that the Benson Tech Site Council granted approval to the BPHSAA to form a Design Center Advisory Group. The purpose of this group would be to help inform the creation of a comprehensive … Continue reading

Benson Tech House construction update and status of the next house

February 18th, 2015

The 2014-2015 house built by Benson Tech students is located at 130 NE Skidmore. It is a two-story home with three bedrooms. There is a master bedroom suite on the ground floor and two bedrooms on the second level. A … Continue reading