Thursday, April 24, 2014
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 Book Fair - Buy 1, Get 1 Free!

Stop by Orenco's library and check out the spring book fair. The book fair will be held on the following dates/times:

April 16th & 17th 7:40 AM - 2:30 PM

April 18th, 21st, 22nd 7:40 AM - 3:00 PM

April 23rd 7:40 AM - 2:30 PM

April 24th 7:40 AM - 8:00 PM

April 25th 7:40 AM - 1:00 PM

Science Fair & Spaghetti Dinner

Join us on April 24th (5-7 PM) for our 12th annual spaghetti dinner and science fair. It's a great time to get together and enjoy the numerous science fair projects that were completed by Orenco students. Dinner will be held in the Orenco cafeteria courtesy of Winco and Orenco's Booster Club. $1.50 will cover the cost of your meal (cash only please). Student projects will be on display in the Orenco gym from 6:00 to 7:30 PM. 


 Muffins with Moms

Each child is encouraged to bring their mom, grandmother, aunt, or another special female in their life to Orenco on Friday, May 9th. Muffins and beverages will be served in the Orenco gym from 7:30-8:30 a.m. or while supplies last. This event is free and optional. Stay tuned for our June date to celebrate "Donuts with Dads." 


McMenamins Family FUNdraiser

On May 19th you can participate in a fundraising event that directly benefits Orenco Elementary School. Stop by McMenamins Cornelius Pass Roadhouse between 5:00 and 11:00 PM and grab a bite to eat. 50% of all proceeds for the entire evening will go directly to Orenco...this includes to-go orders and adult beverages. Please invite family, friends, neighbors, and co-workers. See you there! 


Orenco students and staff will be putting their best foot forward on May 2nd when they participate in the annual Jog-a-Thon. We thank Jamba Juice for sponsoring this event. This Jog-a-Thon is designed to promote a healthy lifestyle while raising money for technology. Our goal this year...$30,000!!! Orenco students are already fast at work, collecting sponsors. Please consider sponsoring one of them. You can make a flat donation OR a per-lap donation. Online pledge payments can be made by debit or credit card at:


Should I Stay or Should I Go?

When should you keep your child home from school? The Washington County Department of Health and Human Services shared some guidelines to help you make an informed decision. Click on the "Quick Links" tab along the top, right-hand side of our home page and read the "Too Sick For School?" document.    


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