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  • PTSO Meeting, Tuesday,  November 13 at 6:00-7:00pm

    Join us in the Media Center for our monthly PTSO meeting. 

     

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  • Parent Teacher Conferences-No School November 19th & 20th 

    Parent Teacher Conferences November 19th, 4:00pm-8:00pm, and November 20th, 8:00am-8:00pm

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  • Thanksgiving Holiday-November 21st-23rd

    No school these days. School resumes November 26th. We will see you then! 

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  • Picture retakes are Wednesday, November 28, 2018

    If your child was absent on the original picture day, this is the day to get his/her picture taken. We have picture packets here in the office. If you are wanting your child to have a retake, please send back the original pictures. 

    If you have any questions, please call the office. We are happy to help!

     

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  • Fall Festival Friday, November 16th 6:30-8:30pm

    Come join the Hogan Cedars Community at our annual Fall Festival. There will be activities, food, and fun!

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  • Changes coming to 2018-19 Breakfast and Lunch Program

    Learn more

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  • Receive School Reminders/Updates via Text Message!

    Sign up to receive messages from your child's school and GBSD!

    Learn more here

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  • Transfer Information

    Distrist transfer information is now available to those interested in attending a Gresham-Barlow school.

    Please visit our transfer page for all dates, forms and deadlines.

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District News

Principal's Message

Mrs. Luckenbaugh

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Mrs. Luckenbaugh

Dear Hogan Cedars Families,

Welcome to the 2018-19 school year! Our focus at Hogan Cedars is to "Create a dynamic learning community where every student is valued and supported on his/her educational journey." Our staff joins you as partners in supporting children on this journey. We will continue to provide quality instruction and meaningful learning opportunities for all students to succeed! Student learning is at the forefront of all we do. Let's work together to provide the best learning experiences for our students!

In addition to our continued focus on high academic standards, we have a new theme as we begin the 2018-19 school year: Be mindful, present, engaged, and ready for each and every day. We are working on having a smooth start each morning where students can "settle in" before we start the rigorous work before us. As a school, we are reading the children's book My Magic Breath by Nick Ortner and Alison Taylor. As always, we appreciate parents' commitment in getting their children here at school "on time and ready to learn." We are a true team in supporting our students!

As we move into the school year, we will display children's art work on the main entry bulletin boards. As a Right Brain Initiative school, we believe in the arts. We want our students to have rich art experiences in visual art, dance, movement, theater, and music. In the past four years our students have had incredible Artist in Residence experiences: our students worked with visual artist Sarah Ferguson to create beautiful habitat murals displayed in our Media Center, classes worked with Northwest Children's Theater artists in Image Theater, children worked with Alex Addy from the Obo Addy Legacy Project on African hand drumming, and just this past year students worked with artist Karie Oakes in creating clay sculptures and tiles! This year we plan to work with artist Julie Keefe in photography. We will keep you posted!

This year we will also continue to provide a safe, positive, and rigorous learning environment for all students in all areas. We are always looking at more ways to involve families and the community at Hogan Cedars. We welcome you into our school and classrooms! If you have a question, concern, or just want to become more involved in our school, please call me at 503-261-4500.

Warmly,
Elaine Luckenbaugh
Principal
Hogan Cedars Elementary School

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