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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Join the Upcoming PTA Meeting – Date and Time TBD

All are welcome to attend and participate in the conversation; only PTA members can vote.

Thank you for supporting Hayhurst & the PTA! 

Help us support our school, our teachers, staff and community by donating! Normally, it costs about $300 per student per school year to support our current students.

Direct give is a great way to support the school year round. You can donate to Hayhurst PTA by credit card either as a one-time payment or as a recurring, monthly donation. Simply click the Donate button to get started. 

Hayhurst PTA is a tax exempt organization under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Service. Your donation is tax deductible to the extent allowed by law. Please consult your tax adviser with questions about charitable contributions. Our EIN: 93-6039319. For more ways to support, please click here.

Please note that you can use the donate link above to make specific contributions to Hayhurst PTA. To do so, after typing in the donation sum, click on "Add special instructions to the seller:" and specify what the donation is for. Please avoid online donation of less than $10.

Hayhurst Lego Robotics Team Application Due June 30th

The Hayhurst Lego Robotics team is excited for the 2021-2022 season.  4th and 5th graders are eligible to submit an application.  The application form can be found here.  The Lego Robotics season includes completing a robot game on the Lego board, as well as the...

Art Class and Husky Head Thanks

Thank you to everyone who came to art classes this year. I was very thankful to see you at the weekly Google Meets sessions, posting projects on Seesaw, or making something out of clay in person. I understand that what is best for our families looks different for...

Last Day of School Fun & Online Auction

This school year has been long, but we've (almost) made it! We may not be able to Hullabaloo this year, but we can gather for a choose-your-own-adventure picnic dinner and Kona Shave Ice on Friday, June 11th in front of the school.  Grand Cru Picnic Dinner &...

5th Grade Promotion – A message from The 5th grade Fun Committee

June is fast approaching and our 70 wonderful fifth graders are graduating! We’re inviting you to help them celebrate on the evening of June 9th as a way to commemorate this important milestone before we send them off to middle school. As you know, it was a doozy of a...

Details and Event Sign Up Link for Ida B. Wells-Barnett SW Community Reads Event on May 6th

Have you been learning about Ida B Wells-Barnett during the SW Community Reads event? Are you interested in learning more about her from her great-grandson?  Please join us on Thursday, May 6th from 6-7 PM for a Community Conversation with Ida B. Wells-Barnett's...

How to Set Up Your Amazon Smile Account to Go To the Hayhurst PTA – It’s So Easy!

There’s a super easy way to donate to Hayhurst PTA – set up your Amazon Smile account. 😎 >> Check out this video from a Hayhurst parent on how easy it is to do.  >> Want to get right to it? Here are easy instructions. ...

Coming Soon: Run for Hayhurst 2021

Starting May 1st and throughout the month of May, we’ll be hosting our first Run for Hayhurst. So, get ready for an outdoors month and a fun opportunity to support our school. By now, all Hayhurst students have had the opportunity to collect a Hayhurst water bottle...

2021 Hayhurst XC Running Path – Phase I is approved!

Goal: Have Hayhurst students exercise during Recess, PE & Afterschool. How? By creating a marked 0.4 mile Cross Country (XC) running/walking path with challenge goals to run a 5k. Phase I (2021)   Create a walking/running path marked with field chalk 6 feet off...

Upcoming: Hayhurst Elementary Connect to Kindergarten Info Sessions

Save the Date! Two Hayhurst Connect to Kindergarten Virtual Information Sessions are coming up: Thursday, April 8th, 2021 6:30-7:30pmTuesday, May 18th, 2021 6:30-7:30pm Please share with incoming kindergarten parents. Click here to find meeting details on...

5th Grade Night at RGMS – March 4th 6-7 PM

Save the date: RGMS is hosting an evening for incoming 6th graders on March 4th 6-7 PM via Google Meets.

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.

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Enrichment & After School Programs

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Upcoming Events

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 Food Bags Program supports families in need of food assistance on a regular basis. Click to sign up to receive food bags and for 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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PTA Clothing Closet

Please use this form to request clothing items needed for your family. Your response will remain anonymous unless you prefer items to be delivered to your home.

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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

Hayhurst Lego Robotics Team Application Due June 30th

The Hayhurst Lego Robotics team is excited for the 2021-2022 season.  4th and 5th graders are eligible to submit an application.  The application form can be found here.  The Lego Robotics season includes completing a robot game on the Lego board, as well as the...

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Hayhurst Garden Update: June 2021

Hayhurst Garden Update: June 2021

Summer Watering Help Our garden is growing! Thanks to some of our staff and students, we have planted a variety of seeds in our school garden. The Hayhurst Garden Committee is looking for help with summer watering. We're using SignUp.com (the leading online SignUp and...

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Art Class and Husky Head Thanks

Art Class and Husky Head Thanks

Thank you to everyone who came to art classes this year. I was very thankful to see you at the weekly Google Meets sessions, posting projects on Seesaw, or making something out of clay in person. I understand that what is best for our families looks different for...

read more

The Hayhurst Virtual Mini-Auction is now live!

The mini-auction is now live. CLICK HERE to play along. Last bids must be in by 8pm Friday.  Over 50 donated items were gathered last spring for what would have been our usual in-person auction. We held a virtual auction in December, when some businesses were still...

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End of Year Auction: 12pm Wednesday June 9th!

The end of year virtual, mini-auction begins Wednesday, June 9th at 12pm! Be on the look out for an email with the link to the auction that will be sent out Wednesday once the auction is live. We will also post the link to the Friends of Hayhurst Facebook page. The...

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Hayhurst Artwork at the Portland Art Museum

Hayhurst Artwork at the Portland Art Museum

Over the last few weeks, fifth-graders who attend the Google Meets art classes were given the opportunity to submit work for the Portland Art Museum. Students were given specific supplies with which to create a "Postcard to the Earth." The project coincides with the...

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Gabriel Plies Honored Artwork

Gabriel Plies Honored Artwork

Every year I need to choose one outstanding artist from Hayhurst out of all of my many talented students. It is a very difficult decision. This one student is entered in a show that includes every school in the district. The specific piece of art will be in the...

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Guardians Football at IBW – Youth Football Is Back

Guardians Football at IBW – Youth Football Is Back

Registration for Fall 2021 Now Open! Options offered: Flag for K-4th gradeTackle 5-8th grade Registration is based on the grade your player is entering in Fall 2021.Registration is open NOW through July 31st. WYFA plays football is in Portland Oregon. CLICK HERE TO...

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Emergency Broadband Benefit Information

The FCC announced that on May 12, 2021, eligible households will be able to apply for the Emergency Broadband Benefit.  Beginning on May 12 households can apply in the following ways:  Contact your preferred participating broadband provider directly to learn about...

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Last Day of School Fun & Online Auction

This school year has been long, but we've (almost) made it! We may not be able to Hullabaloo this year, but we can gather for a choose-your-own-adventure picnic dinner and Kona Shave Ice on Friday, June 11th in front of the school.  Grand Cru Picnic Dinner &...

read more