Please join principal Bourland for the last virtual coffee hour in 2020 at 8:30 AM on Friday, Dec. 18th, the last day of school before we go on winter break. Click here for details

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Have a Great Winter Break - See You Back at School on Monday, Jan. 4th 2021

The last day of school for 2020 is this Friday, Dec. 18th. School will be back on Monday, January 4th, 2021.

You are invited to join principal Bourland for the last virtual coffee hour in 2020 at 8:30 AM on Friday, Dec. 18th. Click here for details

Have a wonderful break!

Deadline Extended to Dec.18th for Talented and Gifted (TAG) Nomination Forms

Parents/Guardians of Hayhurst students can nominate students Kinder and up using this virtual form available here. All forms need to be submitted by December 18th, 2020 in order to be nominated this school year.

If you would like more information about TAG at Hayhurst please check out the information on this flyer!

Please direct any questions to Jade Stoffan (Hayhurst TAG Facilitator).
Find the TAG Nomination Form

Library News: OBOB for Grades 3-5

Hayhurst has a long tradition of participating in OBOB (Oregon Battle of the Books) and while things will look different this year we are excited to continue that tradition.

Since we can create any OBOB experience we’d like this year (no regional or state battles unfortunately) we’d like to form teams (3-6 kids per team to make it manageable) with a parent coach.

Each team will read from the list of official OBOB titles for their grade level and then complete two activities to receive an OBOB certificate (and possibly a small prize). The list of activities to choose from will include: a virtual escape room, creating a Jeopardy game, a virtual battle with another team and more. 

We’re flexible about the timeframe (no rules - yay!) but if your child is interested please fill out this survey before the end of winter break. 

A limited number of OBOB titles will be available to check out at Wednesday’s library book bag distribution so please stop by if your child would like one. Some of the titles are also available as e-books through the Hayhurst library’s catalog (Sora accounts). Please only checkout one e-book at a time.

Not familiar with the Oregon Battle of the Books? Please visit the OBOB website for more information.

Questions? Please email Laura Jones

Thank you,
The Library Ladies
Find the Hayhurst OBOB Form

Library News: Winter Break Reading Bingo 

It's so important (and fun) to keep reading over winter break so how about a reading challenge? It's Winter Break Reading Bingo!

You can download and print the bingo card (in English or in Spanish) or if you don't have access to a printer you can make your own bingo card using the categories on this card (or make up your own!).

Ms. Chambers and Ms. Jones are going to try to cross off every square!

Questions? Please email Laura Jones

Read on!
The Library Ladies
Click Here for Hayhurst Reading Bingo Card in ENGLISH
Click Here for Hayhurst Reading Bingo Card in SPANISH

Library News: Book Pickup and Returns

Just a reminder that Wednesdays 2pm-4pm we will be handing out bags with 7-10 Hayhurst library books. This week is primarily for families whose last name begins with A-L.

We won’t be handing out books over winter break, but after the break we’ll be there every Wednesday 2pm-4pm (any last name beginning after the break).

If you have Hayhurst library books from last year you can also return them during the library book bag distribution. 

Questions? Please email Laura Jones
Thank you,
The Library Ladies

Call for Volunteers - Hayhurst Fun Committee! 

Going into the winter months can be difficult and there has been a lot of interest in finding new ways to keep morale up throughout the rest of our time in distance learning.

If you are interested in helping, brainstorming, or planning events in some way and would like to be apart of this community building community please reach out to Britney Small.

There will be more information and details to come to those interested. 

Renaming of Wilson HS: Seeking Community Feedback on Name Finalists

The committee for the renaming of Wilson High School has thoroughly reviewed all community input received by the November 30th deadline and has arrived at a list of five finalists who meet district policy for the new name of our school!

Now the committee is seeking community feedback to help inform their final proposal to the superintendent and the school board.

Please use this form to submit your feedback.
Community Feedback on Name Finalists Form

Holiday Shopping With Scrip

Are you looking for teacher gift ideas this holiday season?? Send your teacher an electronic gift card and support Hayhurst PTO while you shop!
Gift card fundraising is a great way to earn money for our school. Buy electronic gift cards from your
favorite brands to earn a rebate for the Hayhurst PTO. No extra money spent. No extra time wasted.

Use gift cards at full value for your daily purchases
Earnings come from brands, not from your pocket, so electronic gift cards are worth every penny. Raise
money simply by doing everyday things-like grabbing your morning coffee or ordering dinner for the family.

How it works
Buy electronic gift cards at face value
Hayhurst PTO earns a rebate on every gift card you buy
Use gift cards at full value for your everyday purchases

How to get started
Create an account on the RaiseRight app or using our organization’s enrollment code. Contact for the enrollment code. Seamlessly check out and receive electronic gift cards faster by securely paying online with a linked bank
account or credit card.

Have questions? Contact Julie Andrews at
Email the Scrip Coordinator, Julie Andrews

PTA Clothing Closet - Request Clothing Items

Please use this form to request clothing items needed for your family. Your response will remain anonymous unless you prefer items to be delivered to your home.

If you have donations or questions, please email Britney Small.
PTA Closet Form

Food Bag Program - Paper bags needed!

The food bag program has an ongoing need for paper grocery bags.

Bags can be dropped off on the porch at 6453 SW Loop Drive

Thank you!

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