INFINITE CAMPUS (IC) – Check your grades online
Infinite Campus (IC) is our web-based student information portal where students and parents can get up-to- date information about a student's attendance, grades and credit status. You can access the IC account by following these steps:
Step 1: Go to this address: http://www.portlandschools.org/
Step 2: Under “Families” or “Students” click on Infinite Campus
Step 3: Students enter the student's username & password (see your school counselor if you need this information). Parents complete the Parent Portal Application (available in the main office).
Embark is a high-school-to-college transition program designed for high school students who are unsure about what comes next. Enrolling in this program is a great way to explore the benefits of a community college education. Your Embark advisor from Southern Maine Community College will meet you at your high school and guide you to the academic, personal, and financial resources you need for success in and beyond community college.
Maine School of Ballet
In partnership with Portland High School, several Portland School of Ballet students from Portland and the surrounding communities are enrolled at Maine School of Ballet. Students attend school at PHS and they are granted early release so they can practice dance for over three hours daily. Maine School of Ballet students enrolled for all four years may earn their PE credits in their first year, 2 Fine or Performing Arts credits during their second year and 2 elective credits their junior/senior year.
Make It Happen
The Make It Happen program is a language acquisition, academic support and college readiness program for high school and 8th grade English language learners. One of the goals of the program is to support students in developing their academic language skills and to succeed in content area classes. Another goal is to develop competitive academic profiles for college admission. Students engage in seven components of the program including academic coaching, academic progress/profile consultations, standardized test support, course selection advocacy (high school only), college application support (high school only), leadership opportunities, and service learning opportunities.
Math Motivators is a free math tutoring program for PHS students. Professionals working in the Math field volunteer to tutor, coach, and inspire PHS students. The program, sponsored by the Actuarial Foundation, meets weekly to support students learning throughout the academic year. Come strengthen your math skills with us!
Olympia Snowe Women’s Leadership Institute
“The mission of the Olympia Snowe Women’s Leadership Institute is to elevate the confidence and aspirations of high school girls by helping them build the leadership, collaboration and problem solving skills needed to become successful in their lives, families, careers and communities.” The Institute works with the 9th grade teams and our school counseling department to identify students for this program.
Peer tutoring matches students who have volunteered to tutor with students who have been referred or requested assistance in specific subjects. Peer tutoring occurs during study halls, bulldog block, and after school.
Portland School of Ballet Program
In partnership with Portland High School, several Portland School of Ballet students from Portland and the surrounding communities are enrolled in CORPS. CORPS students attend school at PHS and they are granted early release so they can practice dance for over three hours daily. CORPS students enrolled for all four years may earn their PE credits in their first and second year, 2 Fine or Performing Arts credits in their third year and 2 elective credits their senior year.
Upward Bound Math/Science
Upward Bound Math/Science accepts students who will be first generation college students (parents did not graduate from four year college), and who meet low income eligibility guidelines for year round academic and college counseling and for a six week math and science research intensive program housed at the University of Maine.