Banks Elementary School - News and Updates


2013-14 Calendar Revised

March 10, 2014 the Banks School Board approved the revised 2013-14 School Year Calendar.  The two changes to the calendar were:

May 23, 2014 is now a Student Contact Day.
June 12, 2014 is now a Staff Inservice Day.

The revised calendar is available on the web site for your information.  Please feel free to contact the District Office or a school with any questions. 

Banks Community Auction

The 40th Annual Banks Community Auction is set for April 26, 2014.  



The 2013-2014 Elementary School Supply lists are here! 

See below, under "Attachments," for your student's list(s) based on what grade they will be entering.

Banks Elementary School, built in 1998, serves approximately 550 students grades K-6. The school is a major source of pride for the city Banks. Parent/Guardian and community volunteers are seen daily assisting small groups of students, helping teachers and support staff. The school boasts a highly qualified, professional, student centered staff; dedicated to forming a safe educational community that embraces the whole child. Staff are committed to respecting one another, life long learning, innovation, and teamwork. Book Fair - May 11, 2013 Please join us for the Barnes & Noble Book Fair on Saturday, May 11, 2013 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at 18300 NW Evergreen Parkway. You can visit our Book Fair online at and use the ID number 11069747 when you purchase your books. You can read more about the fund raiser in our BES Barnes and Noble Book Fair Flyer.  April 2013 Newsletter Update Dear Parents, The Board of Directors approved the administrative recommendation for late start days as part of the District staff development plan for the 2013-14 school year at the March Board meeting. You can read more in the April 2013 Newsletter.  WE ARE DEDICATED TO BEINGA SAFE EDUCATIONAL COMMUNITYTHAT EMBRACES THE WHOLE CHILD Newsletters and Updates April 2013 BES NewsletterApril 2013 Counselor Update You can view past newsletters in our BES Newsletter Library.

Banks Junior High School

Banks Elementary School
42350 NW Trellis Way
Banks, Oregon 97106
Phone: 503.324.2772
Fax: 503.324.3333

Our focus is to ensure every student reaches his or her potential both academically and behaviorally.


School supply list 2013-14 Kindergarten - Second Grade.pdf79.56 KB
School supply list 2013-14 Third - Sixth Grade.pdf91.91 KB