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Kick Off to Summer Reading!

Please join us Thursday, May 24, 2018 in the Firwood library from 6:00-7:00PM for our final family reading night of the school year! We will have our “Book-Bucks” store open, so remember to bring your “Book-Bucks,” from past reading nights, with you! We will also share summer reading activities and events! Children dressing in favorite […]

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Warm Weather Apparel

Now that the sun has finally decided to come out and play, we’d like to take a minute to remind everyone about our school’s dress code in regards to warm weather clothing. To be considered “appropriate” for school all tank tops must have straps that are wider than two fingers put together.  In other words, […]

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Testing Season is Upon Us!

With the end of April comes the start of our testing season!  If you have a student who is a 3rd-5th grader, you can expect for them to be completing multiple tests for the state of Oregon over the next month or so.  Look for your student’s teacher to be sending home information on exact […]

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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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Lisa Mitchell in library working with students

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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