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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Hayhurst Auction Volunteer & Information Meetings

The auction team is hosting two events to kick off volunteering for the auction. One is a weeknight event and one is weekend to work with more schedules. Here are the registration links: December 4th (Wednesday Evening Session)December 7th (Saturday Morning Session)...

New Buddy Bench for the Hayhurst Playground

Check out the new Buddy Bench for the playground! Thank you to everyone who supported this project at the school auction. A special thank you to our local artists, @Uplift_Murals and @DanielleChiart. Many of our teachers are teaching the Buddy Bench concept to the...

Chess Club Update: Hayhurst Halloween Tournament

Hayhurst Chess Club kicked off tournament season in a huge way. Thank you to the sponsors and families who made the Hayhurst Halloween Chess Tournament a success! In addition to hosting 235 kids, the club won 2nd place team trophies in both the beginner and...

After School Program at Hayhurst: Elementary Spanish (Spots Available; K-4th)

click for full size Update: the program is now k-4th! Students will start speaking in phrases from the very first class using "puzzle piece" sentences, role-plays, active book reading and more! Small class sizes (max of 12) allow for individual attention and creative...

2019 Oregon Battle of the Books (OBOB) at Hayhurst

Hayhurst has a long-standing tradition of enthusiastic participation in OBOB and this year looks to continue that tradition! OBOB is a statewide competition for students in grades 3-4-5.  Students form teams of 4-5 kids and read books from the official...

Passport Club Maps Have Gone Out – Anyone Can Participate; No Sign Up

This is the first month of Passport Club and maps have gone out!  Passport club is a Geography Enrichment program for elementary students. It is mostly a home study program with 5 different challenge levels based on ability and motivation of the kids....

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...

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!)

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...

Thank you for supporting Hayhurst & the PTA! 

Upcoming PTA Meeting: Tuesday, December 10, 6:30-8 PM. All are welcome to attend and participate in the conversation; only PTA members can vote.

Save the Date: Hayhurst Auction – April 4th, 2020 at the MJCC

We’ll be back at the MJCC raising money for our Hayhurst Huskies. Historically auction funds have made things like student field trips at Hayhurst fully inclusive to all kids.

This year we have a goal of raising $60,000 (or more) and are hoping we can use those dollars to make positive change for our school community. 

Volunteer/Get Involved

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

Support

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.

Fundraising While You Shop - Scrip & Beyond

Enrichment & After School Programs

Up Next

  1. Hayhurst Auction Volunteer Kickoff – Weekend Edition

    December 7 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
  2. Scrip Order Due

    December 9
  3. PTA Meeting

    December 10 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  4. Hayhurst Volunteer Day at the PTA Clothing Center

    December 12
  5. Principal Coffee Hour

    December 20 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am
  6. No School – Winter Break

    December 23, 2019 - January 3, 2020
  7. Scrip Order Due

    January 13, 2020
  8. PTA Meeting

    January 14, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  9. No School: MLK Day

    January 20, 2020
  10. No School: Teacher Planning Day

    January 27, 2020

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

5th Grade Clothing Drive

It’s Time to Clean House!! Hayhurst 5th Graders are doing a Clothing and Textile Drive to help pay for their Awesome Audubon Society Field Trip. What we want: Clothing and Textiles that are ready to leave your home for another. If it is made of cloth we want it:...

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Racial Equity/Social Justice Discussion October 24th, 2019

On Thursday, October 24th, a group of motivated parents met discuss ways parents can help with making sure that issues of inequality and social justice are addressed. Identified priorities: Student SupportAccountabilityBuilding a responsive and supportive community We...

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Passport Club October

Passport Club October

Passport Club October check off day is coming up Thursday, Oct. 31st, and Monday, Nov. 4th. For the levels 4-5, you can try some fun practice for October with your kids here For more details about Passport Club, please click here. Free and no registration...

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Racial Equity and Social Justice Committee Meeting

Message from Kirsten Carr: I would like to convene a special committee on racial equality and social justice.Ideally, I would like to see leadership and representation from those families who are in a class of persons affected by prejudice of any and all...

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News from the Art Classes

During the year I find ways to showcase our amazing artistic talent at Hayhurst. Sunny's Yogurt Shop and Driftwood Coffee Shop kindly give me a wall in which I rotate student artwork all year. My hope is to get every student's art on at least one of those locations...

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Donating to the School/PTA through Your Company

Do you want to or are you already donating to the school or PTA through your company? We have just realized that it is not clear through many companies that donating to the PTA or the school and getting that donation matched by your company is an option. Both the...

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2019 Oregon Battle of the Books (OBOB) at Hayhurst

Hayhurst has a long-standing tradition of enthusiastic participation in OBOB and this year looks to continue that tradition! OBOB is a statewide competition for students in grades 3-4-5.  Students form teams of 4-5 kids and read books from the official...

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Hayhurst Halloween K-12 Chess Tournament October 27, 2019

Hayhurst Halloween K-12 Chess Tournament October 27, 2019

2020 OSCF State Championship Qualifier Event Sells Out Each Year Register at Oscf.Org Through October 25, 2019 Or When Full Over 100 Awards for Beginners Through Elite Check or Treat after every round whether you win, lose, or draw Glow-in-the-dark trophies and medals...

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Fall Scholastic Book Fair – Oct. 14-18, 2019

Fall Scholastic Book Fair – Oct. 14-18, 2019

The book fair is a great time to find exciting stories for the new school-year. The Scholastic Book Fair not only provides great books it also funds the Hayhurst Library for all students. BooksB4Bed On Tuesday evening, please join us for Books Before Bed between...

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