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Errol Hassell Family News- September 5, 2020


Sign up to meet your teacher! (Link) Each teacher has set aside time to meet with you next week.

We have three classes that will be filled by new staff. We are working this weekend to fill those positions. As soon as it is possible, those teachers will be reaching out to you in order to meet you and share information about the school year. Again, we appreciate your patience at this time.

- Family Toolkit

- Meal benefits application

- SchoolMessenger settings

What will school look like?


School will be in session from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 pm daily. Every morning at 8:00 a.m., the classroom teacher will start the day live on Zoom with a 30 minute community building activity. This is part of our social emotional learning curriculum. Lunch will be 11:00 a.m. to noon for all students and staff. In addition to the school day, there is time set aside each week for teachers to connect with families.

Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

8:00 - 8:30 community building

PE and Music two times per week

Literacy: Teachers College Reading and Writing Units of Study

Math: Math Workshop

Science: Twig science is our new district adopted curriculum

Social Studies: Learning targets here

ELD: If applicable

SpEd: If applicable

Wednesdays 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

8:00 - 8:30 community building

Counseling lesson

Asynchronous learning

Applied learning

Supplemental learning opportunities

Supplemental instruction:

ELD, Special Education, and Intervention services will be partially in person in the neighborhood and partially online

Your child's class schedule will be shared either in Seesaw (K-3) or Canvas (4-5). Teachers will be giving guidance about those two platforms.

Technology Updates

All students will be charged a $20 insurance for the device. You can pay the fee, opt out if you qualify for free or reduced lunch, or not pay. The $20 insurance covers loss or damage.

Student Chromebook Login Change:

Beginning September 8, students will use their full BSD email address to log into a chromebook (ex. This provides increased account security improvements. Setup, login instructions and answers to general support questions can be found on the FAQ page.

Student Chromebook Usage Summary Report:

This fall, parents will automatically receive a report on their child's weekly chromebook usage. More information is available here.


BSD Meal Info

Clothes Closet

Errol Hassell Food Boxes and clothes closet: Coming soon! If you have connections for donations of (new and gently used) clothes, toiletries, books, and shelf stable food, please email Cynthia Moffett (

Aloha High School

18550 SW Kinnaman Road, Aloha. South parking lot entrance off of 185th Ave

Wednesdays only from 12:00-2:00 P.M. or while supplies last

Beaverton First United Methodist Free Food Market

12555 SW 4th Street Beaverton, OR 97005 USA 503-282-0555

4th Thursday of every month from 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. or while supplies last. Open to anyone in need of food assistance, no income verification required. Please bring your own bags.

Merlo Station Free Food Market

2032 SW Merlo Ct. Beaverton, OR 97006 USA (503)746-6346 Open the second Thursday of the month from 2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m only or while supplies last. Open to anyone in need of food assistance, no income verification required. Please bring your own bag.

Holy Trinity Food Closet

13715 SW Walker Road, Beaverton 97005 (503) 641-1842 Normal Hours of operation are Tuesday: 10:00am—12:30pm, Wednesday: 10:00am—12:30pm, Friday: 10:00am—12:30pm

Aloha Church of God

18380 SW Kinnaman Road, Aloha 97078 (503 649-5678 Hours – 1:00pm to 3:00PM Wednesday and Thursday as well as 10:00AM to 12:00PM the last Saturday of each month. Bring your own bags.

Additional Resources:

Oregon Food Bank

Care to Share

Partners for a hunger-free Oregon

Food Boxes are loaded into the trunk of most vehicles in parking lots to keep everyone safe. Drivers and volunteers are asked to maintain physical distancing while distributing vital food resources, in accordance with CDC best practices... all while wearing Personal Protection Equipment (PPE).

2020 Yearbooks Still Available

To Buy: Contact Becca at

Why: You don’t want to miss out on the 2020 yearbook! What a Year!!

A page has been added to write about how COVID-19 affected you!

$15 each

(Prefer check, made out to Errol Hassell PTO, but exact cash okay as well)

Hornet Happenings

Now- Office open 8am-4pm Monday-Friday Call (503) 356-2090.

Sept 14- First Day of school

Amazon Smile

Connect your Amazon app to Amazon Smile. Earn dollars for Errol Hassell PTO every time you shop. (Instructions here)

Volunteer info!