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5th Grade Can and Bottle Drive April 28th

Do you have some bottles and/or cans you’d love to get rid of?  Bring them Firwood on Saturday, April 28th from 10am-2pm and we’ll take them off your hands!  All the proceeds from their deposits will go to funding the 5th graders’ end of the year field trip. *We will accept all containers that can […]

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Earth Day Family Reading Night

Please join us Thursday, April 26th from 6-7pm in the Firwood library for our family reading night, celebrating Earth Day! We will share a variety of books and activities. All children will also take home a free book! Children bringing pop cans/bottles, with a deposit, and/or wearing a recycled costume (newspaper vest, cardboard hat, etc.) […]

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Coffee Fundraiser!

Starting today, April 13th, we will be fundraising for our school by selling Mt. Hood Roasters coffee!  Coffee will be sold until April 25th, no later.  The coffee will be delivered to the school and sent home with students on May 9th.  Inside the packet that went home you will see some great prizes, and […]

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Spring Music Program

Our annual spring music program will be held on Tuesday, May 15th in the Sandy High School auditorium.  Grades K-3 will perform from around 6:00 to 6:30, and grades 4-5 will perform from 7:00-7:30.  We can’t wait for you to see what your students have been working on!

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Is Your Child Missing Something?

Is your child is missing an article of clothing (or even a lunch box)? Check out our Lost and Found! As you can see, our bins are overflowing. Anything that is left in these bins or on the table at the end of the year will be donated, so act now! Remember, if your child’s […]

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Media specialist teaches digital citizenship

Lisa Mitchell helps children explore a library beyond books, grow to be good digital citizens Lisa Mitchell was practically born into her bookish way of life. The Welches and Firwood Elementary School media specialist is the daughter of a college professor and an elementary teacher. “This is a great job. I get to use my […]

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