October 2016  
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284 Cumberland Avenue, Portland, ME 04101
Phone: (207) 874-8250
*October 7th Non-Student/Teacher Day
*October 10th Columbus Day Holiday, no school
*October 11th Picture re-take day
*October 13th Parent/Teacher Conferences
*October 17-21, Spirit Week
*October 21, Pep Rally
*October 22, Battle of the Bridge & Homecoming Dance
*October 27th Parent/Teacher Conferences


Welcome to Portland High School

Portland High School, home of the Bulldogs, is the most diverse school in the state of Maine. The 1,000 students at PHS come from 41 countries and speak 26 languages. Founded in 1821, Portland High is the second oldest operating public high school in the United States. Located in downtown Portland, Maine, PHS takes advantage of the beautiful city. PHS teachers partner with many community organizations and the Bulldogs compete at some of the finest athletic facilities in the state. Portland High has a long standing tradition of excellence in the classroom; our students attend the best colleges and universities in the country. In addition, the school offers numerous programs and support systems to ensure that students have every opportunity to succeed.

The Portland High School community is incredibly special. Staff and students at PHS describe the school as unique, safe, exciting, energizing, welcoming, and inclusive. Students and staff consider themselves to be part of the Portland family. There is a shared sense of purpose at PHS, as the school community is dedicated to promoting understanding, tolerance, and inclusiveness in its dedication to academic achievement.

The City Is Our Campus

PHS News

Parent Teacher Conferences
Posted on 10/05/2016
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New Bell Schedule for 2016-17
Posted on 08/12/2015
New Bell Schedule for 2016-17 
METRO Information
Posted on 06/05/2015
Flu Shots for Students
National Interscholastic Recognition