Friday Update – May 23, 2014

It’s time for a long weekend!

Last day of school:  June 13,2014

Buenas Tardes 
June 13 , 2014 is a half day with classes ending at 11:30am. On that day, Buenas Tardes will be open at 7:00am like every day. The afternoon program, from 3:45-6:00pm WILL NOT be in session. Please make sure to make pertinent child care arrangements for that day as we will not be accepting any children to stay past pick up on that day. The latest you can pick up your child is 12:00PM. If your student with us after 12:00,  we will call emergency contacts to pick up your student.

Volunteer Opportunities
The PTO is still has open positions for the 2014-2015 school year.  Please take a look at the positions we have and let us know if you can join.  Many of the events that have happened this year has been courtesy of the PTO.  We want to keep the ball rolling and start of next year with a full and complete crew.  Please consider joining its fun and a great way to get connected with our school community.

Wrapping things up:

The last chance to turn in boxtops for the 2013-14 school year is May 30th.
PTO By-law Updates:
Please review the suggested by-law changes and direct any suggestions or concerns to
Lost and Found:
Please check the lost and found for any articles of clothing that your student may have left behind.  We have dozens of jackets, sweaters, water bottles and personal items.  The items are in the lobby area, across for the doors that lead to the gym.  Please feel free to check during drop off or pick up – or if you happen to be here for a field trip.  ALL ITEMS WILL BE DONATED ON JUNE 2ND TO CHARITY.

Don’t forget about our Community Events that are coming up.

Picnic in the Park – Sunday, June 1st, from 3:00pm – 7:00 pm at Schiffler Park. Pack a picnic dinner and join us for a giant Arco Iris play date in this recently renovated beautiful park located just blocks from the school. We have the pavilion and picnic tables reserved and are looking forward to seeing you there!

Hillsboro Hops Baseball Game – Thursday, July 3rd, at 7:05 pm. Join other Arco Iris families in our reserved section of the stadium to cheer on the Hops as they will surely defeat the Everett AquaSox. This game will conclude with an amazing fireworks show that alone is worth the price of admission. Seats are $11 each and to secure your spot at the game now please drop your check, made out to Arco Iris, in the PTO drop box outside the office door. Your tickets will be held at will call the night of the game, so if you need your tickets held in a name other than the name on your check please note that on the memo line. See you at the game!

Mazamas Lodge Overnighter – Friday, September 19th. The historic Mazamas Lodge on Mt. Hood near the turnoff for Timberline Lodge will be all ours for the night and is the perfect setting for enjoying the best that the mountain has to offer in September. There are many hiking trails and opportunities for exploring the area, including huckleberry picking at the peak of its season on the mountain. The cost per person is $30, which includes lodging for the night, dinner Friday night, and breakfast and lunch on Saturday. The lodge capacity is 70, but they allow tent camping on the grounds outside the lodge if we exceed capacity or by choice. So reserve your spots now by dropping a check for the number of attendants in your family, made out to Arco Iris, in the PTO drop box outside the office and please write “Mazamas” in the memo line.

What’s coming up next week
May 26 – No School
May 30- All School Fieldtrip
May 30- Last day to turn in BoxTops
What’s happening in 2 weeks
June 1- Picnic in the Park
June 4- Late Start

Up coming date to know:
June 13 – last day of school (1/2 Day)
July 3- Hillsboro Hops Game


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