Benson Polytechnic High School Alumni Association

2017 HOSA State Results

Congratulations to Benson HOSA students for their impressive showing at this year’s HOSA State competition. Here is a breakdown of their results: CPR/FIRST AID 1st – Moses Tran and Lisa Lau CREATIVE PROBLEM SOLVING 5th – Anna Nguyen, Teresa Tran, … Continue reading

Benson Tech Community Mobilization for the Bond Campaign

What You Need to Know: The Benson Tech community is coming together to support the Health, Safety and Modernization Bond to help make a lasting impact on Benson Tech and the safety of its students for years to come. Join … Continue reading

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

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

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

Benson Girls Basketball – Playoff bound

If you haven’t heard, Benson’s Girls Basketball team has been making serious noise in the Oregon 6A hoops world. Benson (20-3, 15-1 league) has recent wins over #3 Grant (broke their 42-game PIL win streak) and #2 Clackamas, the Techsters … Continue reading

Benson’s enrollment to be scaled back?!

Below are comments from PPS School Board Member Paul Anthony which he shared with a number of Benson supporters (and allowed us to share with you). Benson has been operating under an artificial enrollment cap for nearly a decade or … Continue reading

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

Class of 1972 – 45 year

We recently heard from Arthur Bradford, who was inquiring on the behalf a few fellow alums, wondering if the Class of ’72 was going to do anything for their 45th reunion.  If you have any details or would like to … Continue reading

Class of 2007 – 10 year

** Updated 5/23/2007 ** Mark your calendar for Saturday, August 26th Revolution Hall – 1300 SE Stark St #110, Portland, OR 97214 – Rooftop Deck. Doors open at Noon and they private deck is ours all afternoon. Free Beer … Continue reading