Hazeldale Hawk

School Newsletter — November 6th, 2019

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Note from the Principal

Dear Hazeldale Families,

A favorite event for families and our staff is right around the corner. Family Game Night! We hope you will mark your calendars now to join us on Thursday, November 21st. There are more details below—including the games we've selected this year as well as the many benefits to playing games with your family.

We need your help for the GOGO: Give One, Get One Book Swap! Please send in gently used books to the school with your child prior to November 21st!

Working with you for kids,

Angela Tran


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Family Game Night—Mark Your Calendars for Thursday, November 21st 5:30-7 pm

Back by Popular Demand of Families & Staff

Family Game Night with All Your Teachers!

Thursday, November 21st

5:30-7:00 pm

5:30-6 pm *Pizza Meet & Greet

*Think appetizers for the family vs. dinner

6:00-7:00 pm Game Options & Book Swap Opens

ALL the teachers will be here!

Give One Get One Book Swap

(Don’t worry if you forget to donate or bring a book to exchange!)



  • Game will be sent home with your child following the event!
  • You have to come and turn in your wish list/feedback sheet in order to receive a game, however.

Playing board games, card games, and any other fun games are ways to connect with other people in a lighthearted way while also developing critical thinking skills such as memory, strategy, literacy, arithmetic, visual patterns, and more.

Besides, who doesn’t love playing games? I love games. I think all kids love games.

Games are just plain fun.

· The Best Kids Board Games and Card Games: http://artfulparent.com/2014/09/best-kids-board-games-card-games.html

· The Benefits of Board Games: http://www.scholastic.com/parents/resources/article/creativity-play/benefits-board-games

· 5 Board Games that Promote Speech-Language: http://nspt4kids.com/parenting/5-board-games-that-promote-speech-language-skills/

· Encouraging Language Skills During Family Board Games: http://nspt4kids.com/parenting/encouraging-language-skills-during-family-board-games/

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Library Cards Coming Soon

New community partnership opens a world of reading!

The Beaverton School District and our Washington County Cooperative Library Services (WCCLS) partners are expanding access to library materials and resources via the public library Youth Access Card (YAC) for BSD students who do not already have a public library card. This special library card allows students to check out up to five print books or audiobooks from any WCCLS library without any overdue fines. It also provides access to ebooks, digital audiobooks, and other online library resources that can be obtained directly from their BSD Chromebooks or other device.

Using the Sora app, students can link their WCCLS library cards to the BSD digital library so they can browse and borrow BSD and public library ebook/eaudiobook collections in one place. Rolling distribution of the YAC cards to BSD schools will begin starting in mid-November and continue through January.

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Piccolo Mondo Fundraiser for Hazeldale November 11th-17th - The Downtown Hillsboro Store

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Upcoming Events

Key Dates and Events Coming Up:
  • Thursday, November 7th—PTO Dining for Dollars at Papa's Pizza (you'll need to bring a flyer - attached above!)
  • Friday, November 8th—Vision Screening
  • Friday, November 8th—PTO Popcorn Friday—This year PTO is making sure all students receive a bag of popcorn!
  • Monday, November 11th—No School—Veterans' Day
  • November 11th-17th—Piccolo Mondo Fundraiser for Hazeldale (the downtown Hillsboro store)
  • Friday, November 15th—Picture Retake Day
  • Friday, November 15th—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)
  • Monday, November 18th—PTO Meeting 6:30 pm in Multipurpose Conference Room
  • Thursday, November 21st—All Staff Facilitated FAMILY GAME NIGHT! 5:30-7 pm
  • Wednesday through Friday, November 27th - 29th—No School (Thanksgiving Week)
  • Friday, November 29th—LOST AND FOUND UNCLAIMED ITEMS DONATED (end of each month)—Please write your child's name on the tag of their clothing and we will be sure to get it back to them.
  • Monday, December 2nd—No School for Students—Staff Development Day
  • Tuesday, December 3rd—Incoming 6th Graders Family Night at Mountain View Middle School 6:30-8 pm

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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