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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Giving Snowman 2018

Dear Hayhurst Community, As the holiday season gets closer we begin to think about the needs of others in our community.  We have many within our own school community that appreciate the support and caring of others during the holiday season.  The “Giving Snowman”...


Scrip orders are due Monday, Nov 5th – and we challenge you to try it out! Special Bonuses: Baja Fresh 15% through November, Columbia Employee Store Passes with each $50 card (exp Jan’19) Hayhurst earns $donations from Scrip Vendors when YOU buy scrip. We challenge...

Purchase​ ​a​ ​Mobile​ ​Subscription​ ​to​ ​Chinook​ ​Book​ ​Using​ ​Our Special​ ​Fundraising​ ​Link to Support Hayhurst Elementary!

This​ ​year​ ​we​ ​have​ ​a​ ​new​ ​easy​ ​way​ ​for​ ​you​ ​to​ ​support Hayhurst Elementary School​:​ ​purchase​ ​a​ ​mobile​ ​subscription​ ​to​ ​Chinook​ ​Book​ ​using​ ​our special​ ​fundraising​ ​link! Tap​ ​the​ ​link​ ​below​ from your phone to purchase your...

Looking for Online Resources for Your Kids? Check Out Just for Kids!

If you're looking for online activities and resources for your kids? Check out the (many) available resources on our school website. (Thank you, Fran for all the info!)

Personal Hygiene Drive to Benefit Hayhurst’s Weekend Food Bag Program

WHAT: Personal Hygiene Drive to benefit the weekend food bag program WHEN: November 12th – 16th WHERE: Hayhurst Cafeteria Items needed: • Soap • Shampoo & conditioner • Toothpaste • Toothbrushes (both kids and adult sizes) • Floss • Deodorant • Body lotion •...

Workshop: Parenting Is Hard – Disciplining Kids

Join Us for the First Workshop Our Parenting Is Hard Workshop Series: Disciplining Kids The 2018 Hayhurst PTA is pleased to announce the first workshop of a series. Learn about child development, age appropriate discipline strategies, & commiserate with other parents...

Direct Give by Card Is Now Available

Did you know that last year we raised just over $100,000 through parent donation? It costs about $300 per child per year to support our current students. Last year, this money was spent on: field trips, technology, all-school events, teacher classroom support, PTA...

You Can Help Hayhurst’s Weekend Food Bags Program with Bottle Deposit Returns

Did you know that our school provides weekend food bags for over 25 food insecure families in our school community each week? Friday mornings are the time to come help right after drop off in the cafetorium. BUT there is yet another way you can help. We are asking for...

Parent/Guardian’s Guide to Chromebooks

Here's some information from Google for Education shared by Melissa Lim at PPS: Prepare for Back to School night with this hand-out and show guardians some of the amazing ways their children can learn using Chromebooks. Download the PDF now: goo.gl/MfV9Ph Other links...

Afterschool Programs at Hayhurst 2018-19

In case you missed some of the afterschool program info that went home in kids' backpacks, via email, and via our Facebook group, you can find it here on the Hayhurst PTA website. Programs include: Hayhurst Band (M.U.S.E) for 4th and 5th grader as well as Garden Home...

Thank you for supporting the PTA!

The next PTA meeting is on Tuesday, January 8th, 6:30-8:00 PM at the school library.

All are welcome. Only PTA members can vote.

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.

Up Next

  1. Giving Snowman 2018 Is Up

    November 19 - December 13
  2. Auction Committee Meeting

    December 12 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  3. No School – Winter Break 2018

    December 17, 2018 - January 1, 2019
  4. Scrip Due

    January 7, 2019 @ 2:15 pm - 2:30 pm
  5. PTA Meeting January 2019

    January 8, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  6. No School: Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2019

    January 21, 2019
  7. No School: Teacher Planning Day

    January 22, 2019
  8. PTA Meeting February 2019

    February 12, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  9. Happy Valentine’s Day!

    February 14, 2019
  10. No School: President’s Day 2019

    February 18, 2019

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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Fundraising While You Shop - Scrip & Beyond

After School Programs

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News and Updates

Hayhurst Chess Club News October 2018

ChessKid Fall Puzzle Challenge Now and running through January 1, kids can earn prizes by completing puzzles on ChessKid. Points are earned only if you get it correct on the first try, so take your time. Find full details here. This is open to kids even if they are on...

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Trunk or Treat Chess Blitz Quads: Open to All Ages

Quads start at 7 PM at Trunk or Treat on October 26. Sign up closes at 6:45. These are a series of quad style blitz tournaments in the cafeteria. Play three quick games (10 minutes or less) against people your own strength (beginner to advanced). Everyone gets candy....

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Hayhurst Halloween Chess Tournament on October 28

The Hayhurst Chess Club's biggest fundraiser of the year draws 150+ K-12 players from across Oregon and Washington. Kids are grouped based by experience level for five rounds of chess, with check-or-treating taking place between each round. Hayhurst kids took home...

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Scrip Due Monday October 15th!

Scrip orders Due Monday October 15th by 2:30 PM. Place your order in the PTA lock box anytime before then. Click here for the form. We have a few bonuses this month: Baja Fresh, Albertsons/Safeway, Columbia Sportswear Employee store pass, and Bath & Body Works. Your...

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Oregon Battle of The Books (OBOB) 2018 at Hayhurst

Let the Battles Begin! The Oregon Battle of the Books is a statewide competition for all 3rd, 4th and 5th graders.  Hayhurst has a very enthusiastic group of kids every year who enjoy forming teams, reading great books and “battling” to see knows the books the best. ...

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PTA Meeting On Tuesday

Our first PTA meeting for the year will be on October 9th at 6:30 p.m. We will be meeting in the library here at the school. The first 30 min will be official business, followed by a parenting workshop. You are welcome the full meeting or just a part of the meeting....

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