Friday Update – June 6, 2014

Volunteer Help Needed THIS week:
We have our last Restaurant Night June 10th but we need volunteers to help serve food and wipe tables.  Families that have done this before have had a great time so if you have an hour or two to help our school make a buck or two please sign up here:

Restruant Night:
Mark your calendars for June 10 from 6:00 – 8:00.  Grab a quick bite to eat at Burgerville and proceeds will go to Arco Iris Spanish Immersion school.   We are taking over two locations this time,1245 Nw 185th Avenue in Aloha AND 9385 SW Allen Boulevard in Beaverton.   

Summer Park Playdates:
We have scheduled a few  grade-specific playdates so that our brand new Arco Iris students have a chance to get to make some new friends before school starts but everyone – new or returning – is invited to the all-school dates. We will meet on the playground at Fir Grove Elementary behind the Arco Iris parking lot.

Sunday, July 20th – All-school, 1:00 – 3:00
Sunday, July 27th – 1st Grade, 3:00 – 5:00
Saturday, August 2nd – 3rd Grade, 11:00 – 1:00
Sunday, August 10th – All-school, 3:00 – 5:00
Friday, August 15th – 1st Grade, 1:00 – 3:00


Last Reminder :  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.

Wrapping things up:

PTO By-law Updates: Last PTO Meeting
Please review the
suggested by-law changes and direct any suggestions or concerns to Our last PTO Meeting is June 13th, at 8:30 to 9:15a.m in the amphitheater outside. . We want to keep on schedule so we can watch the kids receive their awards at 9:15. 

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

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
June 13 – Last day of school, 1/2 day
June 13- Last day to reserve your spot at the Hops game
June 13- Last PTO Meeting of the year (8:30 am)

Up coming date to know:
July 3- Hillsboro Hops Game
Summer Playdates:
Sunday, July 20th – All-school, 1:00 – 3:00 
Sunday, July 27th – 1st Grade, 3:00 – 5:00 
Saturday, August 2nd – 3rd Grade, 11:00 – 1:00
Sunday, August 10th – All-school, 3:00 – 5:00
Friday, August 15th – 1st Grade, 1:00 – 3:00


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