Friday Updates – October 24, 2014

Scholastic Book Fair! 

The Book Fair is back! The Scholastic Book Fair offers a great selection of value-priced paperbacks, specialty and activity books and hardcovers, including recent releases. Don’t miss this fantastic opportunity to build your child’s home library or stock up on birthday gifts while helping to raise money for our school! (Stay tuned for an OBOB announcement coming this weekend!) If you’d like to help work the book fair, we still have a few positions open and could use your help. Please check out to see if it fits into your schedule.

Online shopping available October 22 – November 11

(Click Here for online Book Fair)

Help us reach our goal of 872 books and 156,960 reading minutes!

Don’t forget to join us next week for our annual Book Fair (School Lobby). Book Fair dates and time are as follows:

  • Monday, October 27: 3:00 – 6:00pm
  • Tuesday, October 28: 3:00 – 6:00pm
  • Wednesday, October 29: 3:00 – 6:00pm
  • Thursday, October 30: 8:00am – 6:00pm
  • Friday, October 31: 7:30am – 3:00pm

Restaurant Night – TONIGHT! October 24th, 5:30 to 8:30pm for our first restaurant night of the school year at John’s Incredible Pizza. John’s Incredible Pizza will donate 15% of all purchases made (including gift cards purchased). Join us for good food and a good time with friends and help support your school at the same time.  John’s Incredible Pizza is located at 9180 SW Hall Blvd in Beaverton, close to Washington Square Mall. Don’t forget to bring the Johns Incredible Fundraiser Flyer with you!

Arco Iris Board of Directors – The Arco Iris Board of Directors is currently seeking interested candidates to fill the following three roles (up to five individuals). Job descriptions for each are attached:

If you are interested in joining our team, please see this week’s announcement for more details.

Volunteer News – Our Volunteer Community is strong and impressive.  We want to thank everyone that has stepped forward to help this year. Whether you are a first year parent at Arco Iris or a returning one, your role in the school is a great way to show your kids that you take an interest in their education, and it sends a positive message that you consider school a worthwhile cause.

Here at Arco Iris we depend on our volunteers greatly, and we would like to thank all of you for your time you have generously given so far.  Currently we have documented over 450 volunteer hours and we are just getting started.

Its never to late to sign up there are plenty of opportunities throughout the year.  You can find the up an coming volunteer jobs at

Volunteer Orientation – Thank you to those who attended the volunteer orientation.  If you were interested in attending but could not make it there will be more training sessions in the next few weeks. Please look for announcements via and this blog.

Upcoming Events

  • Oct 24:  Restaurant Night: John’s Incredible Pizza
  • Oct 27-31:  Book Fair
  • Oct 30,31:  Parent/Teacher conferences (No school!)
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