Raleigh Hills K-8

February Newsletter

Hello Families!

January seemed to fly by! So many highlights.

Our School Dance Assembly was a huge success! Thank you to our PE and Music teachers: Holly Brewer, Aprill McAllister, Glen Libonati and Jody Dehaven! All of the hard work that you and the student put forth throughout the month of January was apparent.

Thanks to Facebook Page Friends of Raleigh Hills for the photos below.

I look forward to all of the cool events in February.

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Sick Kid? Should you send them to school?

We have all been faced with this question? Here is a document that may help you decide. Remember that we have to work together to stop the spread of germs and viruses. CLICK HERE to view the form.


It is that time of year when we get to see how we are doing as a school. The state of Oregon provides an assessment called the Smarter Balanced Assessment (SBAC) that students across the state in grades 3-8 will participate. Please view the attached form that includes FAQ's, information about the test and information on how to opt out if you choose. CLICK HERE.

At Raleigh Hills, we use the results of the SBAC to plan classroom placements, set goals for instruction, gage our progress from prior years, use a common language for planning across grade levels, and other professional purposes to increase the quality of instruction. While you know your child best, please know that we understand that ANY assessment is just a piece of the whole picture and does not define or predict student success.

Note: Students who do not participate will be given an alternate academic activity which may include a building or classroom assessment.

Important Dates in February


Wednesday, Feb. 17th, 8am

5225 Southwest Scholls Ferry Road

Portland, OR

If your student is not current in their immunizations, the WILL NOT be allowed to come to school until they are up to date. Please contact the office if you have questions.

Winter Parties

Friday, Feb. 12th, 2pm

5225 Southwest Scholls Ferry Road

Portland, OR

Please check in with your child's K-5 teacher for details! There will be alternative activities for families who do not want their child to participate.

Coffee Talk with the Principal

Tuesday, Feb. 23rd, 8:30am

5225 Southwest Scholls Ferry Road

Portland, OR

Come chat about Raleigh Hills! Have some coffee and treats! Meet in the Staff Room at RHS!

Middle School Band and Choir Concert

Wednesday, Feb. 24th, 7pm

5225 Southwest Scholls Ferry Road

Portland, OR

Middle School Evening Dance

Friday, Feb. 26th, 7-9pm

5225 Southwest Scholls Ferry Road

Portland, OR

More details to follow.

Looking Ahead!

On March 1 Kindergarten Packets Ready! Have immunization records and birth certificates ready!

No School on These Dates

Presidents Day February 15

Good Reads