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Principal's Message

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James Milliken

Dear East Orient Elementary School Community,

I am truly honored to serve as the principal of East Orient Elementary and to have been a part of this wonderful community for the past 10 years. It has been a privilege to watch our school grow and evolve during this time.

As a resident of this community, I am deeply committed to the success and well-being of every student at our school. It is with a sense of pride and gratitude that I send my own daughters to East Orient, knowing that they are receiving an excellent education in a caring and supportive environment.

I want to express my sincere appreciation to the incredible students, dedicated staff, and supportive families that make up our East Orient community. Together, we have created a warm and welcoming place where students can learn, grow, and thrive. Our school is not just a place of education; it is a family where everyone's contributions are valued and celebrated.

As we embark on another exciting school year, I am filled with optimism and enthusiasm for the opportunities that lie ahead. I am confident that, together, we will continue to provide the best possible education for our students and prepare them for a bright future.

I encourage you to explore our school's website to stay informed about the latest news, events, and resources. Please don't hesitate to reach out to our dedicated staff if you have any questions or concerns.

Thank you for entrusting us with the education of your children. I look forward to another incredible year of growth, learning, and success at East Orient Elementary.

James Milliken


East Orient Elementary School

Gresham-Barlow School District