December 10th  Music Concert 6:30pm.  Snow Date December 16th
December 11th  Early/Early Release 11:30am
December 23rd thru January 1st  Winter Break
January 2nd  Return from break, White Day
January 8th  8th Grade Open House 6pm.  Snow date January 9th
January 11 & 12th  Musical Theater Production
January 20th  Holiday, no school.  Martin Luther King, Jr. Day



Welcome to Portland High School

Portland High School, home of the Bulldogs, is one of the most diverse schools in the state of Maine. The 900 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

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