Hazeldale Hawk

School Newsletter — October 9th, 2019

Note from the Principal

Dear Hazeldale Families,

This week has an event that is a favorite for many—The Hazeldale Harvest Festival! More information is below in this newsletter. Please remember that you may park in the car pick up lane and in the bus lanes, parallel parking against the curb, for evening events such as this. Do be sure you are not parked in any fire lanes, however. The parking lot fills up quickly, so we encourage walking and carpooling if you are able to.

The Student Success Act needs your input—Speak Up for Student Success

Our October 14th PTO Meeting, 6:30-8 pm, will give you opportunity for discussion and input. We will also have a Spanish translator available at this meeting. For more information and the survey, please visit the Student Success Act webpage.

Angela Tran

Hazeldale Harvest Festival—Thursday, October 10th 6 - 8 pm

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October 15th, 2019 is the last day students will receive free meals from last year’s benefits.   Every family must re-apply for Meal Benefits every school year. If you’ve already received a letter that says your students are Approved for Benefits, you do not need to do anything further.    Go to www.schoolcafe.com to apply today! Or pick up a paper application at any school and turn it in quickly. As a parent or guardian, you are responsible to pay for all meals received at school. If your application is not processed before October 15th, your students will go into “Paid” status and you will be responsible to pay for all meals they receive at school.    Avoid a gap in your student’s benefits – apply today! Applying is confidential and easy. If you need help, please call Meal Benefits at (503)356-3957.
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Upcoming Events

Key Dates and Events Coming Up:
  • Thursday, October 10th—PTO Fun Run Donations Due
  • Thursday, October 10th—PTO Family Harvest Festival 6 - 8 pm!
  • Friday, October 11th—No school for students (Staff Development/Teacher Workday)
  • Monday, October 14th—PTO Meeting 6:30-8 PM and Student Success Act Discussion and Input Opportunity (Spanish Translator will be present)
  • Friday, October 18th—Principal's Coffee and Chat 8:35 am in Multipurpose Conference Room (our all school assembly is at 9:30 am and the section of bleachers closest to the gym entrance doors is reserved for guests)

Conferences Link to Sign Up (link is open October 2nd through 16th)
  • Wednesday, October 23rd—Conferences 4- 8 pm (regular school day for students)
  • Thursday, October 24th—Conferences 12 - 8 pm (no school for students)
  • Friday, October 25th—No school for staff or students (compensation day for two 12 hour conference days)

  • Friday, November 1st—No school for students (Grading Day)
  • Sunday, November 3rd—Daylight Savings Ends (Fall Back)

District Goal: WE empower all students to achieve post-high school success.

Hazeldale’s Mission and Vision

Hazeldale Elementary School works to support and inspire every child to think, to learn, to care, and to engage with power and agency in a changing world.

We provide a learning environment and instruction that promotes engagement, academic excellence, self-confidence, independence, risk and resilience. We foster respect, an appreciation of self and others, and collaboration through inquiry, exploration, goal setting, and service.

Hazeldale Elementary School

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