Tuesday, December 01, 2015






What's New

Penguin Patch

Our Orenco Booster Club is pleased to announce the return of the Penguin Patch Holiday Shoppe. The Penguin Patch offers our students a safe, educational, fun environment to experience the joy of giving this holiday season. Orenco students can shop for gifts ranging in price from $0.25 to $12 with the majority of items falling between $1 and $4 each. The shoppe will be managed by parent volunteers who are committed to helping our students stay within their budget. 

Date: December 7-11

Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.  (Wednesday close @ 2:00 p.m.) 


McTeacher's Night

Stop by the McDonald's location at 48th & Cornell for a bite to eat on Tuesday, December 1st. Between the hours of 5-8 pm, 20% of the sales will be donated back to Orenco Elementary School. So spread the word, grab family and friends, and stop by for a visit. And don't forget to bring some cash for the yummy cookies being sold! 

Muffins with Moms

In keeping with Orenco tradition, the Boosters would like to invite you to participate in "Muffins with Moms." This is a wonderful time to honor the wonderful mothers and grandmothers in our lives. Come join us in the Orenco gymnasium for muffins, beverages, and conversation! 

Orenco Singers - 2015

Choir is beginning for Orenco's 4th-6th grade singers. Led by our music teacher, Mr. Kane, practices will be held after school on Mondays & Thursdays (ending at 3:45). Parent pick-up takes place at 3:50. There will also be an activity bus available for students who need it. Practices will take place on the following dates:

  • Nov. 2
  • Nov. 5
  • Nov. 9
  • Nov. 16
  • Nov. 19
  • Nov. 23
  • Nov. 30
  • Dec. 3 


Chess Club is Underway

Chess Club is now meeting on Wednesday afternoons from 1:50 to 2:50. The "beginner" group meets upstairs in Ms. Applegate's classroom. The final meeting for this group will take place on Dec. 2nd.  The "intermediate" and "advanced" group meet in the kindergarten classrooms. Please note that there is NO CHESS CLUB on Wednesday, November 11th. 




Orca Live TV Broadcasts


Orenco Elementary School’s live, student-produced television production with over 250 broadcasts!        


"Welcome to the Show" Video


Special "10 Years of Orca Live" Show 

Orenco Read Across America 2015

   "Intro to Photography" Course 

Questions?  E-mail Mr. Futter: futterm@hsd.k12.or.us


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