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 – Tuesday, June 8th, 6:30-8 PM (Online)

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

ūüď∑ Picture Day Is Coming- Tuesday, May 25th, 8 AM-6 PM (Outside the School)¬†

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We would like to thank Rebecca Hicks from Rebecca Hicks PDX Photography for her help with this effort!

Run for Hayhurst 2021

May 1 - June 1
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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.

Between May 1st and June 1st, 2021, we’re having Run for Hayhurst – participate for some outdoor fun and to support the Hayhurst PTA. For details about the run, please click here.

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.

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‚Äôs a super easy way to donate to Hayhurst PTA ‚Äď set up your Amazon Smile account.¬†ūüėé >> 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.

SW Community Reads Event – Ida B. Wells

Join us as our community reads and learns about Ida B. Wells-Barnett, the new namesake of our high school and a powerful advocate for equity, education and civil rights. The PTAs of the Ida B. Wells-Barnett High School feeder schools have joined together to purchase...

Hayhurst Garden Committee Update

The Hayhurst Garden Committee wishes you all a Happy New Year and is committed to maintaining and improving our garden, courtyard, and the general landscape of Hayhurst. This year we have plans to rebuild the garden beds, restore the plants in the sensory barrels, and...

Introducing our New Husky Mascot!

HUSCULES!Thanks kids for all your great suggestions of what to name our new mascot on the Friends of Hayhurst Elementary Facebook page.Now we need your help to find Huscules all over the neighborhood!If you spot Huscules on your neighborhood walks, have your parent...

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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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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 Library is Seeking Overdue Books

Hayhurst Library is Seeking Overdue Books

Our school library will be able to start sending home books with more students beginning the next two weeks. We are so excited! But we need your help!  Please check your home, car, basically everywhere for any overdue Hayhurst Library books you might have lying...

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Welcome Back Hayhurst Students!

Welcome Back Hayhurst Students!

The Hayhurst parking lot is busy again, school buses are parked in front of the school, and Hayhurst students are inside the building (plus, new faucets in the school bathrooms!). Thanks to Hayhurst teachers, staff and to all our volunteers for helping to make this...

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New Art Class Schedule

New Art Class Schedule

In an effort to not miss another week of Synchronous lessons, I have drafted a new schedule for Art Classes. Please note that it is subject to change if lessons are getting in the way of other academics and support for our students. Here are the new times for students...

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Update Re: Hayhurst PTO

Update Re: Hayhurst PTO

If you followed the PTA/PTO conversation at Hayhurst, here's an update. The Hayhurst PTO will dissolve this year as the benefit of changing to a PTO is not as great as staying as a PTA right now.  Trying to run two organizations in the near future is going to be...

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Hayhurst Library Virtual Makerspace

Hayhurst Library Virtual Makerspace

Breaking News -- Virtual Makerspace is here!! Hayhurst Library is pleased to share the brand new Virtual Makerspace site to support student exploration and creation. >>> Click here to find the new Virtual Makerspace on the school library website....

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PPS Covid Case Protocol

Please see PPS Covid Case Protocol (from March 19, 2021; for the most recent version please see PPS's website) as shared by Principal Bourland. Click here for the document (PDF). Questions? Please email Tara.

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Changes to the Library Book Bag Pick Up Schedule

Changes to the Library Book Bag Pick Up Schedule

Changes for the Let's Get Reading! Library Book Bag Pick-Ups: March 19th will be the last Friday date to pick up library book bags.  No book bag pick up the week of 3/ 22 or 3/29. Beginning Wednesday, April 7th 2pm-4pm at the front entrance library book...

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