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Ericka, Principal of Earl Boyles Elementary

Our School

Dear Earl Boyles Parents, Students, and Families,

One of our goals is to see that parents and guardians of students, like the students themselves, feel at home at Earl Boyles. To accomplish this, we will communicate weekly through our bi-weekly newsletter called the BARK, which will provide information about school events and activities. We welcome and encourage your participation. It is my pleasure to be the principal of a school with terrific students, involved families, and a dedicated staff.

Grade level teams:

  • Preschool: Katie Nordstrom, Natalie Stemler, Andreina Velasco
  • Kindergarten: Cynthia Casteel, Crystal LeGallo, Vickie Saula
  • First Grade: Sara Doherty, Heather Gerritz, Karen McDonald
  • Second Grade: Heidi Buckner/Megan Larsen, Holly Loew, Matt Marlia
  • Third Grade: Melissa Burch/Nicole Rauch, Linda Long, Deb McGowan
  • Fourth Grade: Jen DiFrancis, Patrick Farinholt
  • Fourth/Fifth: Fanny Bretsch
  • Fifth Grade: Kim Graham, Kayla Thomas


  • Special Education: Jennifer Mazalook
  • Speech: Racheli Ross, Rachel Ludeman
  • Title I: Elaine Kristensen
  • Music: Mari Schay
  • PE: Michael Darnell
  • Language Development Specialist (LDS): Maria Adams
  • Student Achievement Specialist (SAS): Lindsay DeFazio
  • Student Behavior Specialist (SBS), Carrie Tercek
  • Counselor, Chris McHone
  • SUN Coordinator, Rey Drew
  • School-based Technology Support Assistant, Dylan Ireland

I love working in such a fine school with outstanding staff members, great families, and wonderful kids. I feel extremely privileged to be a part of the Earl Boyles community and to work with a staff that is dedicated to a quality education for children.


Ericka Guynes

Earl Boyles Principal



Ericka Guynes



Our Mission and Vision

Office Contacts

10822 SE Bush St
Portland, Oregon 97266

Google Map Directions

Fax: 503-261-8437


Ericka Guynes

Rubi Mejia

Records Secretary
Carlie Keim-Perez

School Calendar


    18 Dec


    9:30 am - 11:00 am
    Earl Boyles Elementary School, 10822 SE Bush St, Portland, OR 97266, USA



    24 Dec- 04 Jan

    Winter Break



    18 Jan

    Movie Night

    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


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District Events


    21 Dec

    Grades 6-8 early release



    24 Dec- 04 Jan

    Winter Break - no school



    10 Jan

    Board Meeting

    7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Board Room at DDHS South Building (1500 SE 130th)


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