Indian Hills Elementary Updates

2021-2022 Parent Newsletter

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Principal's Message

Dear Families,

Thank you so much for working with us as we are trying to streamline our drop off and pick up procedures. We appreciate your willingness to work with us as we navigate a small parking lot! Our #1 priority is to keep your kids safe. As a reminder, school starts at 8:15. This means your child needs to be in their classroom ready to learn at 8:15 am. If you are dropping off your child(ren) and they are going to eat breakfast at school, please drop them off between 7:50 and 8:00 am. Thank you for your patience as we improve the drop-off procedure. It is flowing much smoother.

This year all conferences will be online. If you are planning on traveling during the week of conferences, please make sure you have the ability to access the internet during your scheduled conference time. If you have not signed up for fall conferences through your child's teacher, please reach out to them ASAP to get a conference scheduled. We are working to connect with 100% of our families. Thank you to those who have already signed up.


Mrs. Thomas

Upcoming Dates

November 11th: Veteran's Day NO SCHOOL

November 12th: Teacher Work Day NO SCHOOL

November 15th: Picture Retakes

November 22-24: NO SCHOOL Conferences Appointments with Teachers

November 25-26th: Thanksgiving Break

Coffee with the Principal

Come join me virtually on Wednesday, November 17th at 10am. This will be our first of many Coffee with the Principal meetings. I invite all of you to join me. In this meeting we will start the conversation with what to expect for parent conferences and parent volunteers. This will be our opening conversation and then we can chat about what comes to mind.

Google Meet joining info

Or dial: +​1​ ​4​0​5​-​3​7​3​-​6​6​9​4 PIN: 6​3​2​ ​0​4​7​ ​2​2​3​#

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OHSU COVID Screening Kits

Thank you for your patience as we work with OHSU to get COVID Screening going for the Hillsboro School District. Since we were the pilot program with this, we helped work through all the kinks as they are getting up and running in our schools. Some families are still waiting to receive their kits to start the screening process. We are in constant communication with them so they know exactly what students have yet to start the program. OHSU assures us they will get the last few students into the program ASAP.

PTO Fundraisers and Next Meeting

November PTO meeting will be Wednesday, November 10 @ 7pm

Google Meet joining info

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Visit the Indian Hills PTO webpage:

Indian Hills PTO earns a % of every purchase made at Godfathers Pizza on Cornelius Pass road or Papa Murphy's on TV Highway. Ask for the book- be sure to write our name down!

When you shop at through the smile link, .5% of every purchase goes to Indian Hills. Just add Indian Hills PTO as your donation recipient. It costs you nothing and earns money for the school.

You must start here:

Fred Meyer community Rewards- Register your rewards card online at

Here's how it works:
Link your Rewards Card to Indian Hills PTO (don't worry you do not loose your personal rewards or coupons)

Whenever you use your Rewards Card, you’ll be helping us earn a donation from Fred Meyer.