Upcoming Events

While exciting things happen all of the time here at Schoolhouse Supplies, when we have something really special that we would love to have you be part of, you will find it here! Check back often as you never know when we’ll be out there hosting an ad-hoc spelling bee.

shs_bee2017_homepage-sliderCelebrity Spelling Bee: March 1st, 2018  The Celebrity Spelling Bee is Schoolhouse Supplies’ annual benefit gala, which brings our community of supporters together to raise the funds necessary to provide free school supplies to students in need. Guests enjoy a cocktail reception and silent auction, an.

Meet the Judges: Ashley Henry, Chief Collaboration Officer for Business For A Better Portland - Ashley Henry is the Chief Collaboration Officer for Business For A Better Portland. BBPDX is a rapidly growing business membership organization whose goal is to ensure Portland is an equitable city where prosperity can be shared by all.   Represented... Read more »
Meet the Spellers- John Erickson, Writer and Radio Host - Team iHeartMedia’s John Erickson is the cohost of the K103 Morning Show, along with Bruce Murdock and Janine Wolf. He also writes the popular “Daily Drip” news blog. He was raised in Colorado and Illinois, but claims to have come... Read more »
Meet The Spellers: Michael Gruber, Author - Michael Gruber is spelling for Team OnPoint Community Credit Union. Born and raised in New York City, and educated in its public schools, Gruber went to Columbia University, earning a BA in English literature.  After college he did editorial work... Read more »
Meet the Spellers: Courtenay Hameister, Comedian and Writer - One half of 2017’s victorious spelling team, Courtenay Hameister, is back to spell for team KinderCare Education once again. Courtenay is a columnist, teacher, editor, playwright, and creator of the reading and music series Seed: Words + Music, and True... Read more »
Meet the Spellers – Ryan White, Author and Journalist - Twice named one of the top writers in the country by the Society for Features Journalism, Team Fred Meyer’s Ryan White spent nearly 16 years at the Oregonian covering sports, music, and culture. He has appeared on the public radio... Read more »
Meet the Spellers: Jeff Spiegel, Senior Vice President of Marketing, KinderCare Education - Jeff Spiegel is the Senior Vice President of Marketing for KinderCare Education (KCE). In his role, Jeff oversees content and creative services, digital marketing, marketing strategy and corporate communications for the company and its family of brands – KinderCare Learning... Read more »
Meet the Spellers: Paula McVay, Retired Teacher - Paula McVay can be recognized for 34 years as a professional teacher, but has been teaching and leading by example since she was 10 years old. Paula is mom to spelling bee teammate Andy McVay. The oldest daughter of a... Read more »
Meet the Spellers: Andy McVay, Winemaker at Dobbes Family Estate - Andy knows first-hand how invaluable a teacher’s influence can be. Both his parents, wife and mother-in-law are from academia, teachers all. While in college Andy was a struggling Biology major at OSU, doing ok in Biology and Physics, but failing... Read more »
Meet the Spellers: Tra’Renee Chambers, TV Personality and Radio DJ - Meet Tra’Renee! Tra’Renee is a an Emmy Award Winning Television Personality and Radio DJ in the Portland Metro Area. She is the host of the new afternoon lifestyle program on KATU-TV (ABC affiliate), ”Afternoon Live!” airing weekdays at 3pm PST. Tra’Renee... Read more »
Meet the Spellers: David Valenzuela, 2017 OnPoint Educator of the Year - David Valenzuela hails from New York City where he was a NYC Teaching Fellow serving the South Bronx. He has called Portland his home since 2011. The coolest word he ever spelled was ‘sardoodledom’ which is a fun word for... Read more »

Plan an Event to Benefit Schoolhouse Supplies

Schoolhouse Supplies receives a lot of support and community awareness from companies and organizations who hold fundraisers or school supply collection events to benefit our organization. From an office jean’s day fundraiser, to a rock concert benefit, to a proceed night at your restaurant, we’d love to work with you!

Set up your benefit for Schoolhouse Supplies now!