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Findley Elementary School

December 2, 2022

BSD Job Fair

Looking to join a dynamic and collaborative team leading the education of our students?

Then please join us at the Beaverton School District Job Fair,
December 6, 2022, from 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. and
December 7, 2022, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

This event will be held in the White Oak Room at
Beaverton School District Office,
1260 NW Waterhouse Ave.
Beaverton, Oregon 97006

We look forward to meeting you.

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Winter Community Kindness Campaign

Please join us as Findley spreads joy to local families during our Winter Community Kindness Campaign.


Please see below for special opportunities for our school community to once again give back and support some wonderful families during the winter season.


  1. Choose a Heart to give to families in need (Formerly known as the Giving Tree):


When: December 1st- December 14th

Who: Anyone can participate!

How: Select a “heart” located in the main office.

Where: Return wrapped items to Findley by December 14th by 3pm


Look for a permission slip coming home this week for your child to be able to choose a Heart if you can’t make it to the office!


  1. Clothing Drive for BSD Clothes for Kids (formally the Beaverton Clothes Closet)


When: November 30th - December 14th

Who: Anyone can participate!

How: We are accepting donations of gently used and new clothing for BSD students in grades K-12. Here’s a link for most urgent needs.

Where: Drop off donations of clean clothes in the bins located in our foyer or send it with your child.
Cedar Mill Libary Winter reading Challenge

Click here for more information!

Repeat Information

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Winter Safe Routes

Winter Walk and Bike Preparation

Don’t let the cold weather keep you inside all season! Time spent being active outside can boost mood and mental health and keep kids focused on learning better. With some simple preparation, your children can still be active and stay safe and warm during our winter months.

  • Wear a raincoat or poncho, and/or carry an umbrella.
  • Carry a plastic bag to store wet gear during the day.
  • Wear gloves and waterproof shoes. Carry (or store at school) extra shoes and socks to change into.
  • Find an under-cover area to park your bike if possible. If not, bring a plastic bag to cover the seat. We also have bike seat covers if any parent groups would like to provide some at the school for children riding bikes this winter.
  • Wear reflective gear and/or bright colors and use a light on your bicycle.
  • Only walk or bike in the rain if you’re comfortable, as roads are slick and visibility may be reduced. Always remember to stop at the curb or edge of the street, look in all directions before crossing and keep looking for traffic until you have finished crossing.
Language Arts Adoption Project Team

BSD is seeking your support in finding its next Language Arts adoption. Click here if you are interested in learning more.

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Findley Gear is HERE!

Findley Swag Store

Order your 2022-2023 Findley Swag here!

Elementary Health Education

Click here for information regarding Elementary Health Education in BSD. Teachers will send home notice prior to teaching Sexual Abuse Prevention Lessons and Human Sexuality Health Lessons.

Welcome to FIndley PTO

Click Here for Information about our fantastic Findley PTO!

Findley PTO

Findley PTO: Supporting our students by connecting parents, staff, and the community!

Visit our website at www.findleypto.com or email president@findleypto.com.

Throughout the school year, the District may share materials from various organizations in our community that offer or support educational and/or extra-curricular opportunities for your student and/or family. These materials may be shared via school/district communication channels and/or posted on the district’s After-school Activities webpage. All materials are reviewed by Communications & Community Involvement prior to distribution. Beaverton School District does not discriminate against any community member or organization on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national or ethnic origin, marital status, age, mental or physical disability, pregnancy, familial status, economic status, veteran status or because of a perceived or actual association with any other persons within these protected classes. The District does not sponsor or endorse the activities or information contained in these materials.

Community Resources


Community Resources


Bethany & Cedar Mill Library


Student Health Center - Catherine Kately Williams is the new mental health provider. KateleyWilliamsC@nhcoregon.org It is easiest to reach her via email as she does not have a specific phone routed to her. Cat is available M-F 8-5 and will conduct sessions via zoom. She will serve a bridge gap, providing up to about 10 sessions before she moves students on to a long-term counselor if necessary. They are set up to take every major insurance plan including Kaiser for OHP kids. They will also have an intake person who can help families get the kids on OHP.

Want to Volunteer?

Click here to find out how!

Important Dates

November

23rd - 25th - No School Fall Break

28th No School Staff Development


December

1st - Picture Retake day

19 - 30th - Winter Break


January

2nd - No School - Holiday

13th - No School - Staff Workday

16th - No School - MLK Jr Day