WELCOME TO THE HAYHURST ELEMENTARY PTA WEBPAGE!

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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Grow Mini Pumpkins For Hayhurst

Our Kindergarten classes plant pumpkin seeds in spring as part of a full circle pumpkin study. Help fulfill this project by taking some starts home to plant in your yard this summer, returning the fruits to the Garden Committee in the fall. To participate, contact...

Garden-to-kitchen Plan Complete

Harvest day for the peas! Garden-to-kitchen plan complete. The 4th graders who planted the peas were serving them, most of the k,1,2 passed them up, thumbs-up from the kids who tried them, and there were even a few motivated cold-lunchers who went into the kitchen to...

TAG Parent Group at Hayhurst

Has your child been identified as TAG (Talented and Gifted) or suspect that he/she may be? Are you interested in meeting up with other TAG families to share experiences, build community and work together to help Hayhurst meet our kids' needs and challenges?  ...

Parents for Preparedness Tip: Sign Up to Receive Public Alerts

Have you signed up for the Public Alert System in the case of an emergency? Sign up to receive Public Alerts, which are emergency notifications about hazards affecting the areas you spend a lot of time (home, school, aftercare, grandparents, etc). Public Alerts can...

Popsicles On the Playground – July 24th & August 8th

Free family fun! All Hayhurst families are invited! Join us for popsicles on the Hayhurst playground on Wednesday, July 24th & Thursday, August 8th, 4-5 PM. Families with incoming Kindergarteners at Hayhurst- take note! Both of these popsicle play dates are hosted...

Call for Volunteers: Hayhurst Spring Book Fair

The Scholastic Book Fairs raise funds for our school library. We are fortunate to have a supportive community participating in every fair, buying books and fun items for the kids. We need lots of help to make the Spring Book Fair work! Lou, the Hayhurst parent alumni...

Hayhurst Unity Garden Work Party – Sunday, May 5th, 9-Noon

Join us at the Hayhurst Unity Gardenon Sunday, May 5th, 9 AM -12 PM. Tasks include: weeding, mowing grass, digging out blackberry vines, and cleaning debris in the parking lot. Kids welcome and refreshments provided! To volunteer or get more info, please email Mike...

Hayhurst Chess Team Declared Co-Champions of the K5 Division at OSCF K12 Team Championship!

Hayhurst Chess Club showed up in force as organizers, volunteers, participants, and winners of the K5 Division at the 2019 OSCF K12 Team Championship. Our school sent 24 children to compete, joined by nearly as many parent volunteers who helped run the event. Thanks...

Registration for spring Ecology Club (aka Garden Club) Is Now Open!

Join us in the garden as we explore, play, and learn our way through the season.  Spring Ecology Club will meet Tuesdays April 2-May 28th.  Please visit ECO's After School pagefor more information and to register online. *Note registration is not...

Hayhurst Wins Second Consecutive Regional Championship, Upcoming Events, and More Awards

Hayhurst Wins Second Consecutive Chess for Success Regional Championship Entering the final round in a tie for first place, Hayhurst went on to win 7 of the last 10 points to finish well ahead of Winterhaven, Ainsworth, Duniway, and Abernathy, winning its second...

Thank you for supporting Hayhurst & the PTA! 

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

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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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  1. Popsicles On the Playground – July 24, 2019

    July 24 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  2. Popsicles On the Playground August 2019

    August 8 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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 Weekend Food Bags program support 42 community families in need. Join when you can on Fridays at 8 a.m. in the cafeteria for about 30 minutes. No need to sign up. Click to learn more and for more 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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Recycle to Support Hayhurst

It’s easy and we accept many products, including: Vitamin or supplement packaging, Burt’s Bees products, febreeze or other air freshener products, Brita brand products, Dental products, and Foil lined energy bars

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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

Grow Mini Pumpkins For Hayhurst

Our Kindergarten classes plant pumpkin seeds in spring as part of a full circle pumpkin study. Help fulfill this project by taking some starts home to plant in your yard this summer, returning the fruits to the Garden Committee in the fall. To participate, contact...

read more

Garden-to-kitchen Plan Complete

Harvest day for the peas! Garden-to-kitchen plan complete. The 4th graders who planted the peas were serving them, most of the k,1,2 passed them up, thumbs-up from the kids who tried them, and there were even a few motivated cold-lunchers who went into the kitchen to...

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June PTA Meeting Minutes

Thank you to all who attended the PTA meetings this year. Here are the minutes from the June PTA meeting. Thank you Betsie Winney Droukas for taking the minutes for us this year! All the minutes from the 2018-19 PTA meetings are here. Learn more about the PTA...

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TAG Parent Group at Hayhurst

Has your child been identified as TAG (Talented and Gifted) or suspect that he/she may be? Are you interested in meeting up with other TAG families to share experiences, build community and work together to help Hayhurst meet our kids' needs and challenges?  ...

read more

Parkrose Student Health Center Open All Summer

School may be out for summer, but from June 18 to August 20 kids can still get health services at the Parkrose High School Student Health Center. If you have a medical problem over the summer or need to continue your care, you can get the same services you would as...

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Parents for Preparedness Tip: Sign Up to Receive Public Alerts

Have you signed up for the Public Alert System in the case of an emergency? Sign up to receive Public Alerts, which are emergency notifications about hazards affecting the areas you spend a lot of time (home, school, aftercare, grandparents, etc). Public Alerts can...

read more

Popsicles On the Playground – July 24th & August 8th

Free family fun! All Hayhurst families are invited! Join us for popsicles on the Hayhurst playground on Wednesday, July 24th & Thursday, August 8th, 4-5 PM. Families with incoming Kindergarteners at Hayhurst- take note! Both of these popsicle play dates are hosted...

read more

End-of-the-year Hayhurst Hullabaloo 2019

Meet us on the playground for some end-of-the-year fun! Friday, June 7th 5:00 – 7:30 pm Water slide, Bouncy house, Games & Activities Hot dogs, chips, & drinks - $3.00 Don’t forget your suit and towel!

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STEAM Academy registrations are now being accepted!

Saturday Academy’s SA2U (School-Based) Program will be hosting STEAM Academy again this summer at the University of Portland from July 1– August 1 (Monday – Thursday, no class 07/04), 9:30 – 4:30 each day.UNIVERSITY OF PORTLAND:The five-week camp at University of...

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2019 Legacy Helmet Sale – June 13

Stay safe during the summer and come back in the Fall ready to learn. 2019 Legacy Helmet Sale June 13th, 20194pm-8pm Atrium of Legacy Emanuel Hospital2801 N Gantenbein Avenue, Portland, OR 97211 Bicycle and Multisport Helmets are $6.00 each!!!!! Fitting and adjustment...

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Call for Volunteers: Hayhurst Spring Book Fair

The Scholastic Book Fairs raise funds for our school library. We are fortunate to have a supportive community participating in every fair, buying books and fun items for the kids. We need lots of help to make the Spring Book Fair work! Lou, the Hayhurst parent alumni...

read more

Summer Chess Camp for Hayhurst Students June 24-28

Registration: Email Matt Zavortink (zavortink@gmail.com) or click hereUSCF National Master Matt Zavortink and Hayhurst Chess Coach Chad Lykins are offering a one-week chess camp at the Portland Chess Club from June 24-28.The camp is open to students from Grade...

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