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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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.

The Spring Virtual Auction for the Hayhurst PTA Opens Thursday, April 28th at Noon

Our Spring Virtual Auction will open on Thursday, April 28, at noon and will close on Wednesday, May 4, at 8 PM. The auction is available to preview here. Some items are not yet listed and some may be updated before the auction, but you can get a general idea of what...

Volunteer to Help at Our Community Gathering

The planning team for the Hayhurst Community Gathering event on May 6th is seeking volunteers. Please use this form to sign up to volunteer (or copy it into your web browser if clicking doesn't work: volunteersignup.org/ER9TD). Follow the instructions on the page. It...

Hayhurst Community Gathering Info

Come One, Come All! Come celebrate our Hayhurst community on May 6, 5-7 PM at the Hayhurst schoolyard. We'll celebrate Cinco de Mayo and Mother's Day Weekend together, plus we'll have auction items ready for pick up for auction winner. There will be live music by Mo...

Connect to Kindergarten at Hayhurst Elementary 2022

Connect to Kindergarten evenings for incoming kindergarteners are coming up: Tuesday, April 12th, 6-7:30 PM - In person and Virtual - Link coming soon. Thursday, May 5th, 6-7:30 PM - In person. Please visit the school’s connect to kindergarten page for more details...

Donations Needed for Hayhurst’s Spring Auction 2022

The Hayhurst Virtual School Auction opens on April 28, 2022 and we are seeking donations from within the community.  Direct donations from within our community play a key role in school fundraising. A few examples:  Do you have season passes and could...

Hayhurst’s Spring Pie Sale is on! Get Your Pie Order In by March 17th!

Hayhurst Elementary PTA is hosting our 3rd annual pie fundraiser in partnership with Willamette Valley Pie Company. All pies are made fresh locally in Salem. They are a perfect addition to spring celebrations, Sunday dessert or a sweet treat for the family.  This...

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...

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,...

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...

Join the Upcoming PTA Meeting

Our next PTA meeting will be Monday, May 9th, 2022. We 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.

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

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

Art Classes Inspired by Portland Arts Exhibitions

Art Classes Inspired by Portland Arts Exhibitions

Hello Hayhurst Parents! I wanted to make sure you were aware of some art exhibitions in town which have been topics of study in art classes this year: >>> Grades 2 and 3 have learned about Leonardo Da Vinci (older grades will also learn about him). There is a great...

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Guidance for Families on Acceleration Pathways

Guidance for Families on Acceleration Pathways

On March 29 PPS Communication sent out an email titled "Believe Your Student Should Skip a Grade? Apply for Whole Grade or Math Acceleration."The email had information about upcoming opportunities for students to skip a whole grade or a grade level in math. The...

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FYI: Lego Animation Summer Camps taught by Mr. David

FYI: Lego Animation Summer Camps taught by Mr. David

Mr. David's School of Film helps your creative kids tell their stories using Lego animation, filmmaking, stop motion, and acting! As a member of the parent at Hayhurst and frequent Hayhurst Substitute Teacher and Lunch Helper, Mr. David would love to offer Hayhurst...

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Hayhurst Chess Club is Back and In Person!

Rose-City-Chess-Hayhurst-Flyer-Spring-2022_3465Download HAYHURST CHESS IS BACK 2019 OSCF K5 School Team State Champions WEDNESDAYS 2:30-3:30PM Hayhurst Chess Club is open to students of all abilities, whether they are learning the rules for the first time or striving...

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Connect to Kindergarten at Hayhurst Elementary 2022

Connect to Kindergarten at Hayhurst Elementary 2022

Connect to Kindergarten evenings for incoming kindergarteners are coming up: Tuesday, April 12th, 6-7:30 PM - In person and Virtual - Link coming soon. Thursday, May 5th, 6-7:30 PM - In person. Please visit the school’s connect to kindergarten page for more details...

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Hayhurst Unity Garden Is Seeking Volunteers!

Hayhurst Unity Garden Is Seeking Volunteers!

Spring Into Action Come Grow With Us! Please join us as we care for, create and maintain projects that benefit our students, school, and community. The Garden Committee is looking for new leadership and team members. Come join the HUG Team! We are a collective of...

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Sign Up to Be a Lunch Volunteer

Sign Up to Be a Lunch Volunteer

With the new lunch schedule, we are changing our sign up system for lunch volunteering. We are no longer requiring folks to sign up for consistent weekly shifts (though you can), so that folks with less flexible schedules can join in for this fun glimpse into Hayhurst...

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Read Across Differences March Challenge

Read Across Differences March Challenge

This March in Hayhurst Library we are celebrating Read Across Differences Month, a spin on Read Across America. All K-5 students are invited to participate by completing one or more of the Read Across Walls challenges to stretch their reading horizons through trying...

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Donations Needed for Hayhurst’s Spring Auction 2022

Donations Needed for Hayhurst’s Spring Auction 2022

The Hayhurst Virtual School Auction opens on April 28, 2022 and we are seeking donations from within the community.  Direct donations from within our community play a key role in school fundraising. A few examples:  Do you have season passes and could...

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A Note from Your PTA President

Hello Hayhurst grown-ups, I am writing after spending an evening at the Portland Public Schools Board meeting, trying to understand the news last week that our school - like nearly every other elementary and middle  school in the district - is facing budget cuts...

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