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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Thank you for supporting Hayhurst & the PTA! 

Help us support our school, our teachers, staff and community by donating!

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

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.

Hayhurst Elementary Poinsettia Fundraiser

Are you planning to buy some poinsettias this holiday season? What about your family and friends? Why give your $$ to big-box stores when you can get your poinsettias through the PTA and support Hayhurst Elementary? Here are the main details... We are excited to offer...

Trunk of Treat 2021 Is Coming – Oct. 29 4:30-6:30 PM at Vermont Hills Church Parking Lot

Join us for a ghoulishly fun time on October 29 between 4:30-6:30 PM.  Vermont Hills Church has graciously agreed to partner with us to put on a safe community friendly Trunk or Treat event. We wanted to have a 2-hour time frame open for families to drop by to...

Trunk or Treat Volunteers & Trunk Sign Up

Do you want to compete in this years trunk decorating contest? Can you donate bags of candy to be used at this years Trunk or Treat Event? Do you have time to volunteer at the event? Sign Up Here Trunk or Treat Theme Ideas Blast from the past ('50s, '60s,...

Call for Volunteers – Run for Hayhurst Fall 2021

Run for Hayhurst is coming up live, in person, and at the school, on Friday October 22 (NEW DATE). The "Rain-Out" date is the following Monday, October 25. We need your help! If you can volunteer the day of the event, please complete this form to let us know. If you...

You Can Now Donate Online to the PTA – Suggested Donation Starts at $20/Student and Covers the Cost of Supplies

As you may know, school supplies at Hayhurst are provided by the PTA and await the kids in the classroom on their first day of school (which in addition to being convenient, also translates into a lot less waste). Field trips for all students are also sponsored by the...

School Supplies for All Hayhurst Students

The Hayhurst PTA makes sure that every kid and classroom has the supplies they need in their classrooms on the first day of school. Other than a few more personal items like a backpack or water bottle, your student is all set. Many thanks to the volunteers making this...

Hayhurst Volunteer Sign-Up 2021-2022

Many hands make light work! Both the school and PTA would love to have your help this year as we go back to school, plan fun events throughout the year, and address continued special and different needs due to the pandemic. To sign up to volunteer, please complete...

PEBT cards you may have received in the mail

You may have received a PEBT card in the mail for your children at Hayhurst. This is to make up for the lack of free/reduced lunches that occurred during the pandemic. If this money gives you extra room in your budget this year, think about using the card for your own...

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...

Join the Upcoming PTA Meeting

Our next PTA meeting will be Tuesday, February 15th, 2022 (updated from Monday due to Valentine’s Day). We will normally meet 2nd Mondays, 6:30-8 PM throughout the school year for our general meetings.

We will likely keep things virtual. Details about how to join the meetings are shared in the school newsletter (click here to subscribe).

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

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.

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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

We are thrilled to announce that our Weekly Food Bags program will now be provided through Meals 4 Kids.

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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

Alpenrose Milk Fund Program at Hayhurst

Alpenrose Milk Fund Program at Hayhurst

Hayhurst PTA is partnering with Alpenrose. Each new Alpenrose customer who signs up for home delivery using code HayhurstPTA receives $30 in free groceries and activates a $50 donation from Alpenrose to Hayhurst PTA. Join Alpenrose today! Alpenrose Dairy, Portland and...

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For your enjoyment, the Hayhurst Talent Show!

For your enjoyment, the Hayhurst Talent Show!

Gather around for a great show.  Now showing, the Hayhurst Talent Show.  Click on the link below to view the many talents of our students at Hayhurst School.   A big thank you to Mr. Dicker for putting this show together for us....

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Imagine a Greener Hayhurst

If you’d like to help Hayhurst become healthier and greener, but aren’t sure how to use your limited time, read on!  The Eco-School Network’s free four-session online training prepares you to carry out a passion project that meets a critical...

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Southwest Portland Little League Registration

Southwest Portland Little League  Spring 2022 Registration is now open for Spring baseball and softball.  Registration for T-ball, A, AA, and Launch League closes on 3/18/22; Registration for AAA, juniors, and majors closes on 2/28/2022. Late...

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A Note from Your PTA President

Hello Hayhurst grown-ups, As I reflected on the past year, and did some planning for the new year, I thought so much about you and us and our kids and our school and our school staff. I believe it when I say that Hayhurst School is the heart of our neighborhood, and I...

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Free Softball Clinics for girls 6 and up

Southwest Portland Little League is offering free winter clinics for Softball players ages 6-14 years.  Introduction to the game of Little League softball No experience necessary Focus on fundamentals skills instruction and practice Come play with girls from last...

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Volunteering in the New Year

As always, our school community relies on the hard work of so many volunteers. We at the PTA are grateful to the team that makes our lunch program go - and gives teachers a longer break! And to the many others who fill roles putting together this email or helping...

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Winter Break Activities from the Hayhurst Library

Whew, we made it to Winter Break! If you're wondering how you'll keep the kids entertained over the break, we have some great suggestions for you.: A link to an author/illustrator's website who has some great story starters and drawing activities for kids of all ages....

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Many Hands Make Light Work

Many Hands Make Light Work

Want to help support our school community? We are all in this together. Here are a few ways we could use your help: Want to help Portland families in need? We are seeking volunteers to help staff the Portland Public Schools’ Clothing Closet on Thursday, December 2nd...

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A Note from Your PTA President

Hello Hayhurst families, I hope that you have all been enjoying our school community as much as I have been this year. Whether it’s seeing the way parents help our kids have safer lunches and give teachers longer breaks by volunteering at lunchtime or gathering...

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Dairy Hill Thanksgiving Fundraiser

Dairy Hill Thanksgiving Fundraiser

Dairy Hill is offering a special dessert menu for the Thanksgiving holiday. Select Hayhurst when you place your order and 15% of your purchase goes to support our school.  Order by November 21. Pick up Nov 23-24. More details on the Dairy Hill website!...

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