PTA is a way to engage families and communities in encouraging educational success and supporting special programs and activities. Volunteering at Hayhurst School is a way for parents, guardians, grandparents, friends and community members to show the children how much they value education. There are many different ways to get involved and you can choose a commitment that best suits your family and your
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Upcoming PTA Meeting: Tuesday, March 9th, 6:30-8 PM (Online). All are welcome to attend and participate in the conversation; only PTA members can vote.

Thank you for supporting Hayhurst & the PTA! 

Help us support our school, our teachers, staff and community by donating! Direct give is a great way to do it. Normally, it costs about $300 per student per school year to support our current students. You can now donate to Hayhurst PTA by credit card either as a one-time payment or as a recurring, monthly donation. Simply click the Donate button to get started. For more ways to support, please click here.

Hayhurst PTA is a tax exempt organization under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Service. Your donation is tax deductible to the extent allowed by law. Please consult your tax adviser with questions about charitable contributions. Our EIN: 93-6039319

Please note that you can use the donate link above to make specific contributions to Hayhurst PTA. To do so, after typing in the donation sum, click on "Add special instructions to the seller:" and specify what the donation is for. Please avoid online donation of less than $10.

Upcoming: Hayhurst Elementary Connect to Kindergarten Info Sessions

Save the Date! Two Hayhurst Connect to Kindergarten Virtual Information Sessions are coming up: Thursday, April 8th, 2021 6:30-7:30pmTuesday, May 18th, 2021 6:30-7:30pm Please share with incoming kindergarten parents. Click here to find meeting details on...

5th Grade Night at RGMS – March 4th 6-7 PM

Save the date: RGMS is hosting an evening for incoming 6th graders on March 4th 6-7 PM via Google Meets.

SW Community Reads Event – Ida B. Wells

Join us as our community reads and learns about Ida B. Wells-Barnett, the new namesake of our high school and a powerful advocate for equity, education and civil rights. The PTAs of the Ida B. Wells-Barnett High School feeder schools have joined together to purchase...

Hayhurst Garden Committee Update

The Hayhurst Garden Committee wishes you all a Happy New Year and is committed to maintaining and improving our garden, courtyard, and the general landscape of Hayhurst. This year we have plans to rebuild the garden beds, restore the plants in the sensory barrels, and...

Introducing our New Husky Mascot!

HUSCULES!Thanks kids for all your great suggestions of what to name our new mascot on the Friends of Hayhurst Elementary Facebook page.Now we need your help to find Huscules all over the neighborhood!If you spot Huscules on your neighborhood walks, have your parent...

Husky Scavenger Hunt – starts Feb. 1st

Do you want to get outside to enjoy the sunshine but not sure what to do? The Hayhurst Fun Committee has you covered with a fun mascot game. TEN Hayhurst huskies like this one pictured above will be hid on February 1st around the Hayhurst Neighborhood green spaces...

Virtual Assembly with Author Kate Messner

On January 26th, Hayhurst will host two virtual assemblies with author Kate Messner. Grades K-2 will meet with her from 9:00-9:35 AM Grades 3-5 will meet with her from 10:00-10:45 AM The Zoom links to the assemblies will be shared by your student's teacher and Ms....

Spring 2021 Registrations for Hayhurst Chess Club Now Open

Lessons Chess Club lessons start next week. Each lesson is 60 minutes of instructor-facilitated lessons and games. Lessons take place via Zoom and Lichess. Lesson consist of a mix of the following: Achievements: Celebrating development milestones for each playerGame...

Hayhurst 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...

Hayhurst Library Curbside Checkout Info

We are very excited to launch the Let’s Get Reading Program at Hayhurst! Families can now pick up bags of library books from the school. We will start with families with last names starting with M-Z on 12/9 followed by families with last names starting with A-L on...

Volunteer/Get Involved

There are many ways to get involved including evening events, take-home projects, classroom activities and field trips.


By giving to the PTA you are making a difference in the lives of all Hayhurst kids and helping to build a strong community around our school.

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Garden/Eco at Hayhurst

The Hayhurst Unity Garden is a school and community project that creates learning opportunities beyond the straight academics.

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Weekend Food Bags

Our Food Bags Program supports families in need of food assistance on a regular basis. Click to sign up to receive food bags and for ways to support this effort.

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STEM at Hayhurst

STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. Read about advancing STEM education at Hayhurst.

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PTA Clothing Closet

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.

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Chess at Hayhurst

The Chess Club is open and free to Hayhurst kids in 1st-5th grades. Read about everything chess at Hayhurst.

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Incoming Parent FAQ

We’ve collected some frequently asked questions and answers to help parents of kids new to Hayhurst.

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News and Updates

Read Across Difference Month with Hayhurst Library

Read Across Difference Month with Hayhurst Library

Read Across Differences Month: Reading Without Walls To celebrate Read Across America this year we are taking it a step further! READING WITHOUT WALLS promotes diversity and opens readers’ eyes to new ideas and experiences. In this divided time in our nation’s...

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City Thai Restaurant Night on March 11th

Mark your calendars, our annual City Thai Restaurant night is... Thursday March 11th from 11am-9pm 20% of your purchase gets donated back to the PTA! City Thai Cuisine 6341 SW Capitol HwyPortland, OR 97239Phone: (503) 293-7335 If you order over the phone, you must...

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Saadia Faruqi Author Visit Follow Up

Saadia Faruqi Author Visit Follow Up

Greetings K12 students and families, We had such a great time this week in our author visit with Saadia Faruqi -- so many great questions and connections were shared! Below are links that students requested from the Library Ladies: Our neighborhood bookstore, Annie...

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FYI: Registration is open for SWPLL all levels

This is a communication from Southwest Portland Little League: We are excited to announce that lower level registration is now open! Tee ball, A baseball, AA baseball and softball launch league are now available for sign up! Note, if you have a credit with...

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How to Contact PPS Directly

How to Contact PPS Directly

Did you know that you can easily contact the district directly? Feel free to click here to provide input to PPS regarding the start date of the 2021-2022 school year, or provide general feedback about returning to in-person learning learning amidst COVID,...

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SW Community Reads Event – Ida B. Wells

SW Community Reads Event – Ida B. Wells

Join us as our community reads and learns about Ida B. Wells-Barnett, the new namesake of our high school and a powerful advocate for equity, education and civil rights. The PTAs of the Ida B. Wells-Barnett High School feeder schools have joined together to purchase...

read more