Originally delivered on 2/9/2021 2:39 pm

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The PTA Newsletter - February 9, 2021

  • Announcements
  • Events & programming
  • PTA board openings
  • Fundraising reminder
  • Looking Ahead

PPS school board member to answer questions 

With a lot of changes being discussed around comprehensive distance learning, limited in-person instruction, and hybrid school options, a PPS school board member will join our upcoming PTA meeting this week to answer parent questions.

Wednesday, February 10th starting at 6:30pm.
You can use this Zoom link to join the meeting. 

If you have a question but do not want to speak at the meeting, you can send them to the PTA: comm@capitolhillelementary.com

PPS Parent Workshop - Racism in Oregon History

Last month PPS hosted an online workshop to help parents understand how both racism and justice are at the heart of Oregon's history. Click here to access a recoding of the event. 

Ida B Wells-Barnett High School

In honor of Woodrow Wilson High School being renamed to Ida B Wells-Barnett High School, we are sharing a few books for families to explore and learn more about the life and contributions of Ida B Wells-Barnett. 

Who Was Ida B Wells?

Ida B. Well - Let the Truth Be Told

Ida B The Queen

Back to School Q&A with ODA & OHA

In case anyone missed it, below is a link of a video discussion where Oregon Department of Education Director and Oregon Health Authority representatives answer questions from parents about what school might look like this spring. https://fb.watch/3rTD74TDwx/

Events & Programs

UPDATE: Due to the potential snow storm this week, our ice cream fundraiser got pushed back by one week. New dates are listed below.  

Ice Cream Fundraiser

When:Thursday, February 18th
Friday, February 19th


The Village Ice Cream Factory
7709 SW Capitol Hwy

Come visit our new neighborhood ice cream parlor and pick up a sweet treat and support your school at the same time. There are two days and two ways to participate in this fundraiser:

  • Thursday, February 18th, visit the shop and let them know you are with Capitol Hill Elementary and 25% of the profits will go to support the school.
  • Friday, February 19th, they will offer special Capitol Hill "Blue Moon" ice cream flavor for purchase (pints only). The custom flavor will feature fish shaped candy sprinkled on top. For each pint of "Blue Moon" sold, $2 will be donate to the PTA.  
PTA Board Openings

Are you interested in getting involved with the PTA board? We are still looking for someone to fill the open Treasurer 2 position. We are also starting to think ahead to other board positions for the 2021-2022 school year. If you want to know more about what is involved with being on the PTA board, please contact president@capitolhillelementary.com 

Fundraising Reminders
You shop. Amazon gives.

When you shop at smile.amazon.com, Amazon will donate a percentage of your purchase to us.

Sign up here and enter: Captiol Hill School PTA

IMPORTANT: Capitol Hill Elementary is no longer an Amazon Associate, please delete all bookmarked links and use AmazonSmile instead. 

Shop & support the PTA

Earn money for Capitol Hill School PTA while you shop at Fred Meyer. Sign up for a digital account with Fred Meyer and link your rewards card to Community Rewards so all transactions apply toward our PTA. 

Sign up here and enter code: DR066.

Looking Ahead
Wednesday, February 10
6:30p PTA Meeting
Wednesday, March 10
6:30p PTA Meeting
Wednesday, April 14
6:30p PTA Meeting
Wednesday, May 12
6:30p PTA Meeting
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