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Help rebuild Benson’s College and Career Center

May 14th, 2013

The Benson High School counseling staff has been working very hard to create a career center on campus to open in Fall 2013. They have a unique opportunity to reconstruct an old office area, connected with the counseling center. This … Continue reading

SkillsUSA Nationals results

September 3rd, 2013

Thanks to the generous support of 20 Benson alumni and 11 Business & Industry Supporters, Benson’s state-level SkillsUSA champions were able to compete at the national level this summer.  Cathy Skach, Benson SkillsUSA advisor, reports that Benson was represented extremely … Continue reading

Oregonian Editorial Board calls for PPS to expand CTE offerings in Portland

October 14th, 2013

As part of its Agenda 2013 series, The Oregonian Editorial Board is calling on PPS to increase its focus on career technical education.  According to a recent survey, 94% of Portland residents ranked strengthening career education as a priority.  They … Continue reading

November 14th, 2013

PPS Parent, Paul Anthony, recently addressed the Portland School Board to highlight an innovative, home grown program at Benson that merges geometry and the shop classes, allowing the students to immediately answer their own question of “When am I ever … Continue reading


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