Rose City Park School Informational Meeting for Vietnamese Dual Language Immersion Program


“Dual language immersion (DLI) education provides social, cognitive and academic benefits to children and prepares them to be successful in a global society. Portland Public Schools offers free programs in five languages: Spanish, Japanese, Mandarin, Russian and Vietnamese. 
Our own Rose City Park Elementary houses the Vietnamese program, which is relatively new and usually has no wait-list. That means families interested in foreign language immersion will have greater odds of enrollment in this program. Native and non-native Vietnamese families looking for a challenging, engaging and highly beneficial language and social program should apply. Attendance at Kinder Connect on Feb. 18 or 26 is mandatory for entering a DLI lottery.”

A Vietnamese family in the Overlook neighborhood with two young kids in the Vietnamese DLI program is happy to answer questions, open to forming study/play groups, and provide general support for families interested. Please contact Sarah-Truclinh Tran ( if you’d like to chat about the Vietnamese program with a family.”  




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RCPNA Online Survey on the Bureau of Planning and Sustainability Residentil Infill Project (RIP)



On March 12, 2019, the Portland Planning and Sustainability Commission narrowly (5 to 4) approved a city-wide density plan called the Residential Infill Project (R.I.P.) that is now scheduled for public hearing on Jan. 15th and 16th before the City Council for implementation.  This plan will represent a dramatic change in the character, affordability and livability of our “Single Dwelling” zoned neighborhood areas and the future of our growing city.

Please participate in the Rose City Park Neighborhood Association (RCPNA) 2019-20 RIP Questionnaire:

Deadline to complete the survey is Sunday Jan. 5th

Join us at a Special RCPNA Board Meeting on Tues. Jan. 7th, 2020 to review the results of this survey. The Board’s RIP recommendation based on the discussion of survey results will be submitted as public testimony before the City Council on Jan. 16th.

Special Board Meeting

Tues. Jan. 7th, 2020, 7:00-9:00 pm

German American Society, 5626 NE Alameda St

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