Walk with the Breakwater GSA/ Portland Pride Parade 2017

Walk with the Breakwater GSA/ Portland Pride Parade 2017

Breakwater's grade 7/8 GSA (Gender-Sexuality Alliance) is ending its first year by participating in the Portland Pride Parade on Saturday, June 17, and invites you to come along! This year's event theme is LOVE IS LOVE.

Join the parade with the GSA and our Breakwater walking team. Learn more about this family friendly, inclusive event and sign up by clicking here!
 

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The Breakwater Youth Corps Summer Season 2017

The Breakwater Youth Corps Summer Season 2017

The Breakwater Youth Corps is an opportunity for alumni, eligible current students and high school-aged students from the surrounding community to work together at Breakwater during the summer to provide service to the campus, develop and foster important skills, and, if applicable, earn a minimum wage income.


Additional information, scheduling details, contacts, and brief history of the program are available by clicking here!

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Cranes for Change: Student Initiated Service Learning

Cranes for Change: Student Initiated Service Learning

Cranes for Change is the self-adopted name a group of Breakwater fourth graders have chosen to describe a project inspired during their semester long integrated study of history’s peacemakers. After reading Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes by Eleanor Coerr, the students began folding small origami cranes and stringing them.

Learn more about the student initiated service project, paper cranes and fundraising bake sale on May 26, at 1:30pm ...

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Capstone Projects 2017

Capstone Projects 2017

The Capstone Project is a year long process in which Breakwater's 8th grade students pursue independent research on a topic of their choice, produce a substantial paper that reflects a deep understanding of the subject, conduct a visual and oral presentation before an audience, and, with the guidance of faculty and community mentors, complete a product inspired by their topic and a gift to the school from which they will soon graduate. 

Read more about Breakwater's Capstones, project topics, thesis statements, and upcoming events through which you can support our 8th grade researchers….

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Community Testimonials from Teacher Appreciation Week!

Community Testimonials from Teacher Appreciation Week!

Our teachers are the foundation of our school.  We have a faculty made up of some of the most creative, principled and hard working people one can ever hope to have guide our children. We are sincerely grateful for the talent, time and energy that each of our teachers bring to our learning environment. 

In advance of Teacher Appreciation Week 2017 we solicited testimonials from our community of parents and students recognizing the Breakwater faculty. Here are a few.

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