Astro February Update

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Principal's Message

Dear Families,

The return to school was challenging with the surge of COVID cases. Thank you so much for your patience, flexibility, and communication with us. I appreciate our ability to work together as a community to keep us as healthy and safe as possible.

In partnership,

Jennifer Robbins

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Upcoming Dates

Parking Lot Safety

We appreciate everyone's cooperation with making our parking lot as safe as possible. At pick-up, everyone must either use the drive-up or park and pick up their student from the gym. The only exception to these options is for students with specific accommodations set in place by the school. We are working hard to ensure the safety of everyone. Thank you for following these rules.

Pediatric Vaccine Clinics

Pediatric Vaccine Clinics. HSD is partnering with OHSU to provide pediatric vaccine clinics at four of our schools over the course of the next several weeks. Each clinic will offer the smaller dose Pfizer vaccine for children 5-11, the adult dose Pfizer vaccine for those 12 and older, and the J&J vaccine for people 18 and older. Please see the attached fliers for more information.

Lincoln Street – 11am-3pm, Feb. 12

Health Lessons

April 18th to 29th all grade levels will be teaching the comprehensive sexual health lessons. more information about these lessons is included in the letter that is attached to this newsletter. Families have the ability to preview lessons at the school. The letter also includes the process for opting your student out of any of the lessons.

Kindergarten Registration

It is the time of year when we begin to identify children who qualify to attend kindergarten in September 2022. In order to attend public school kindergarten in the state of Oregon, children must turn five years old on or before September 1st.

On March 1st our on-line registration process opens for the 2022-2023 kindergarten enrollments. If you have a child who is eligible for kindergarten in September 2022, to register you will need access to a desktop, laptop or tablet and an email account. Please follow the directions below.

Go to

Click on For Families menu

Click on Enrollment process.

Click on Enroll Your Student Today!

Click on Next

Select Online Registration to create an account and begin enrollment.

If you need help with on-line registration, you can come by the school anytime.

There are two exceptions to on-line registration.

  1. If your child has been in Early Intervention

  2. If your child has attended a HSD preschool.

If either of these apply please stop by the office to pick up a registration packet any time after March 1st.

If you have any questions do not hesitate to call the office at 503-844-1300.

If you know of a family who may have a child who should start kindergarten in September 2022, please pass this information along.

Thank you for your assistance, and we look forward to meeting the graduating class of 2035!

HSD is Hiring and ESS (substitutes for all jobs) is hiring

We are hiring for many positions.

Contact Tracers and LPNS

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Administrative Support

Bus Drivers



Driver Trainers

Education Assistants



Nutrition Staff


and more...

Click on these links for more information

Ladd Acres PTA

If you haven't yet joined the PTA, there is still time. Membership information can be found on the website.

Ladd Acres PTA website

Easy ways to support Ladd Acres


Resources for Families

This is a list of a range of resources that are available in our community to support families.

Nurturing Hope - an online class focused on parenting strategies and child-centered activities. See registration information below.