School Newsletter — December 18th, 2019
Note from the Principal
Dear families of Hazeldale,
This Friday, December 20th, is an all school PAJAMA DAY!!
It is time for Winter Break in just three more school days! The last few newsletters I've tried to put an emphasis on the importance of reading as much as humanly possible. We work hard to match kids with books of high interest and high success readability during school hours and protect time spent reading at school. But it is not enough. It is imperative that your child read as much as humanly possible outside of school hours. I've found a few fun ideas that may be helpful, and posted the images above. Click on each image to make it larger.
Additionally, thanks to the partnership BSD has with Washington County Cooperative Library Services, all students should now have a library card. The Aloha Community Library is located across the street from Mountain View Elementary at 17455 SW Farmington Rd, Ste. 26A, Aloha, OR 97078. Check the events tab for things happening, even during the break.
We also hope to keep kids active and moving. Landon Lynn, our PE Teacher, sent home the Winter Break 60 flyer (pictured below) to help keep students motivated. Our goal is for them to be physically active for at least 60 minutes every day.
Middle School Boundary Adjustment
The Beaverton School District has held four (4) community meetings with the Middle School Boundary Adjustment (MSBA) advisory committee. Attendance boundaries for all of the middle schools are being considered for adjustment and the advisory committee is seeking community input from residents in the central and southern part of the District.
The City of Beaverton is planning for almost 7,000 new residential dwelling units in the Cooper Mountain area near Mountainside High School over the next 10-15 years. Which middle school(s) should serve these new developments? Do you have reasons why your neighborhood should attend a different middle school? Do you understand that changes to attendance boundaries in the north part of the District will impact other attendance boundaries? Are you concerned about the potential for the size of student enrollment at middle school?
If you are concerned about any of these questions, or if you have other questions about the MSBA project, please visit the District's MSBA web page (link). Read the materials, visit the advisory committee calendar, and/or submit written comment to the committee. Please come to an advisory committee meeting or watch the meeting livestreamed in real time. The district wants and needs to hear from you.
Thank you for your support!
Steven A. Sparks, AICP | Executive Administrator for Long Range Planning
El Distrito Escolar de Beaverton ha tenido cuatro (4) reuniones comunitarias con el comité asesor de Ajuste de Límites Territoriales de Asistencia de las Escuelas Secundarias (MSBA por sus siglas en inglés). Los límites de asistencia para todas las escuelas secundarias se están considerando para que se les hagan ajustes y el comité asesor está buscando la opinión comunitaria de los residentes en la parte central y sur del Distrito.
La Ciudad de Beaverton está planeando casi 7,000 nuevas unidades de vivienda residencial en el área de Cooper Mountain cerca de la escuela preparatoria Mountainside en los próximos 10-15 años. ¿Qué escuela (s) secundaria (s) debería(n) corresponder a estos nuevos desarrollos? ¿Tiene razones por las cuales los niños de su vecindario deberían asistir a una escuela secundaria diferente? ¿Entiende que los cambios en los límites de asistencia en la parte norte del Distrito afectarán otros límites de asistencia? ¿Le preocupa el potencial para el tamaño de la inscripción de estudiantes a nivel de la escuela secundaria?
Si está preocupado por alguna de estas preguntas, o si tiene otras sobre el proyecto MSBA, por favor visite el sitio web del Distrito (enlace). Lea los materiales, visite el calendario del comité asesor y/o envíele sus comentarios por escrito. Por favor venga a una de las reuniones o vea la transmisión de estas en vivo. El distrito quiere y necesita saber de usted.
¡Gracias por su apoyo!
- Wednesday, December 18th—PTO Sponsored Teacher Appreciation Lunch
- Friday, December 20th—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.
- Friday, December 20th—ALL SCHOOL PAJAMA DAY!
- Friday, December 20th—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). This assembly will be an all school sing along.
- Winter Break December 23rd - January 3rd—No School/Schools Closed
- Students return to School Monday, January 6th, 2020!
- Monday, January 6th—Art Literacy Training 10-11 am
- Monday, January 13th—PTO Meeting 6:30 pm
Two of our PTO agenda items at the January 13th Meeting will be BizTown for the future as well as the Middle School Boundary process with guest, Steven Sparks, Exec. Administrator for Long Range Planning
- Friday, January 17th—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).
- Friday, January 17th—PTO Popcorn Friday (all students receive a bag of popcorn)
- Monday, January 20th—No School—Martin Luther King Holiday
- Monday, January 27th—No School—Grading Day
- Friday, January 31st—Report Cards Accessible in ParentVUE (see note above regarding report cards going paperless)
- Friday, January 31st—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.
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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