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 Get the Details: Meetings, Forms, & More

Find After School Programs at Hayhurst HERE

Hayhurst's First Run for Technology

We love technology at Hayhurst and we believe our children need a technology curriculum in this day of age. SO, we are having our first Run for Technology fundraiser to raise money to enhance the technology curriculum at our school.

 

The run will be on Friday, October 25th (weather permitting).

 

Help Us Raise Funds

If you care about technology at Hayhurst, here are ways you can help:

  • Volunteer for the day of the run – to sign up visit hayhurstpta.org or sign up in the office.
  • Help us find sponsors – if you know businesses that might be interested or programs that can donate or offer resources, please contact Dagmar Engstrand or Kirsten Carr.
  • Donate and collect donations from friends and family – donation forms will be emailed and sent home with your child next week.

Thank you for supporting our school’s technology programs.

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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...

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...

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...

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....

Weekly How Can I Help Hayhurst Tip – Support the Weekend Food Bags Program

If you bring in your bottles and cans with deposit labels, we turn them into food for our food bag program. We use the 20% extra voucher program at Fred Meyer to turn each bottle and can into 12 cents! We then buy produce for our food insecure families.You can...

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...

Thank you for supporting Hayhurst & the PTA! 

Upcoming PTA Meeting: Tuesday, November 12, 6:30-8 PM. All are welcome to attend and participate in the conversation; 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.

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. Fall Scholastic Book Fair

    October 14 - October 18
  2. Grandparents and Special Friends Day

    October 18 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
  3. Scrip Order Due

    October 21
  4. Restaurant Fundraising Event at Pizzicato

    October 22
  5. Principal Coffee Hour

    October 25 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am
  6. Hayhurst’s First Run for Technology

    October 25 @ 8:30 am - 11:00 pm
  7. Trunk or Treat 2019

    October 25 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  8. Hayhurst Halloween K-12 Tournament

    October 27 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  9. No School: Teacher Planning Day

    November 1
  10. Hayhurst Artisan Fair 2019

    November 9 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 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

After School Program at Hayhurst: NWCT Drama Club (Fall)

NWCT will offer an after school drama club Hayhurst this fall: Actor's Toolbox: Scripts & StoriesThrough the use of improv games, theater exercises, and imagination, students will create and explore a world of characters and new experiences. Our experienced...

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STEM FUNdamentals with LEGO® Materials (Fall)

Master your engineering skills with Play-Well TEKnologies and tens of thousands of LEGO® parts! Apply real-world concepts in physics, engineering, and architecture through engineer-designed projects such as: Boats, Snowmobiles, and Battletracks! Design and build as...

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After School Program at Hayhurst: The Pack (Fall)

The Pack is a program that teaches respect, kindness and teamwork through team sports.The DetailsFor: grades 2nd-5thWhen: Tues & Fri, 2:15-4:00 PMProgram Fees: See websiteFor more info, please visit hayhurstpack.com The Pack Registration...

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After School Program at Hayhurst: Garden Club (Fall)

Hayhurst Garden Club is an after school program for students. Come grow with us as we explore the Hayhurst Unity Garden and nature space through planting, harvesting, ecology, arts, storytelling and other magical adventures. This is an outdoor club that runs in...

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Grow Mini Pumpkins For Hayhurst

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

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...

read more

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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