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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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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Hayhurst Unity Garden

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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Hayhurst Chess Club

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

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From the School Nurse: Letting Our Kids Be Kids – Stress

Greetings from the School Nurse:  Lori Elder, RN  BSN Anxiety is now the number one mental health-related diagnosis in children; childhood depression is also increasing.  Experts report a strong link between anxiety/depression and the lack of adequate free play/down...

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New Opportunities with Terracycle Recycling at Hayhurst

Hayhurst can now accept any Vitamin or supplement packaging including the bottles and caps. See link for further info: Supplement the Earth Recycling Program Any Burt's Bees product (brand specific). See link for further info: Burt's Bees Recycle on Us Any febreeze or...

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News You Can Use from the Multnomah County Library

Grades K-5: Resources for beginning readers! Multnomah County Library has kits for kids who are learning to read! These Welcome to Reading Kits are at four levels: Starting Out (yellow), Building Skills (blue), Reading More (red), and On My Own (green). Each...

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Spring Garden Club is open for registration! 

This spring join the Green Schoolhouse at Hayhurst Unity Garden and surrounding outdoor spaces to explore the season. The program will focus on growing food that will be ready for us by the end of the school year and along the way be testing our soil, cultivating...

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New Tip from Parents for Preparedness

Parents for Preparedness Planning Tip:  Did you know: following a major disaster, neighborhood volunteers will likely be the first on the scene to provide help. You can join a Neighborhood Emergency Team (NET) and become trained to respond following an emergency....

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