Welcome to Hayhurst!
A Message from the Principal
Dear Hayhurst/Odyssey Community,
First, I would like to say, I am thankful for all of you and the opportunity to work with your children. Hayhurst/Odyssey is a great school and I look forward to coming to work everyday! Happy Thanksgiving!
We have had lots of excitement around our school this past month. The opening of the first phase of the playground leading the way. Everyone loves the new playground!!! Thank you to Courtney Kruetz and the playground committee for all of their hard work in fundraising and organizing the how, what, and when. Then thank you to numerous parents who worked through the rain and sun to put the actual structure together. Great school team work! The students have been taught new playground rules for the equipment, practiced, and twirled, climbed and smiled for several days. If you come by on the weekend with your family, please ask your child to teach you the new equipment rules.
The district is still in discussion and decision making on the Boundary/school relocation scenarios. The Superintendent will make her recommendation in December and then it will move forward to the School Board in January. Thank you to the hard work of many for writing a unified letter from the Odyssey community and for those that spoke at the DBRAC public meetings. Our voice has been heard in a professional manner. Once a decision has been made, we will move forward to make a smooth transition for our school community and continue the great learning environment we have created. I will keep you posted as I hear about the next steps from the district.
Believe it or not we only have three weeks until winter break. Boy the year is flying by quickly! The Giving Snowman is up in the office, feel free to stop by and pick up a gift tag for students in our community who could use a little cheer for the holidays. Taking care of our own community has been one of the many ways we have brought this school community together. Thank you in advance for your fabulous support!
Save the date for Family Math night on December 16 at 6:00pm. This is a great night to play lots of fun math games with your family in classrooms throughout the building.
I wish all of you a wonderful Thanksgiving weekend with family and friends!
Community Care Day
Hayhurst's 15th annual Community Care Day was a huge success! With over 100 volunteers, we beautified the school grounds, cleaned up the courtyard and prepared the garden for fall planting. Thank you!
THE DREAM BIG PROJECT
The Dream Big Project is a collaborative effort of Hayhurst children, parents, teachers and the surrounding community, working together to design, fund, and build an innovative, imaginative and durable playground that will replace the existing (decades-old) structure and be enjoyed by all in the community. For more information, visit our
website at hayhurstdreambigproject.weebly.com.