Portland, November 19th. 365 attended the The International School Annual Auction. It raised Over $200,000. That money will will support operational costs as well as faculty professional development and increased technology for classrooms. Pictured are: Board President Scott Kerman, Auction Sponsor Elisabeth Kang of Green Apple Dental, and Auction Sponsor Dr. Jill Speaker of Creekside Medical. This year’s event, which celebrated Chinese culture, and was held at the Portland Art Museum for the first time. The evening included a silent and live auction, a dinner and social time. It was Chaired by Linda McGeady and Joel Simon.
The International School provides a multicultural environment where children are fully immersed in Spanish, Japanese or Chinese language and culture. Children become fluent in another language, at home in other cultures, and engaged in math, science, social studies and arts. The International School is Portland’s first International Baccalaureate elementary school. It was founded in 1990 and today educates over 460 students from age 3 through 5th grade.