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.

School Action Plan

Please see attached.

Flu Clinic for Students

We will be offering a Flu Clinic for students this year on Wednesday October 29th, 8am-11am in the Amanda Rowe School-Based Health Center on the ground floor of the school.
To sign up your child, please fill out the Health Screen & Permission Form and write your student's White Day first block teacher and room # at the top and return it to the school nurse or the health center by Monday October 27th. Forms can be found here in multiple languages: http://www.maine.gov/doe/vaccine/resources/index.html or can be picked up at the front desk, nurses office, or the health center.


Home Coming Dance


Please see attached.

Cyber-Bullying Presentation at Cheverus for all


P.H.S. Happenings

Please enjoy the October 2014 edition of the P.H.S. Happenings!

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PHS Happenings October 2014 





Informational Letter from the Nurse

Please see the attachment.  Thank you.

SAT Presentation

SAT Self-Preparaton presentation/workshop is being held on January 22nd from 6:30pm to 8:00pm in room 304.  Please join us for this informative presentation.

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