pta meeting this friday

WHEN: Friday, October 2, at 8:15am
WHERE: Panda room next to teachers lounge

Welcome to the 2015/16 school year!  We have made many changes to our PTA website so please take some time to check it out. From now on this is where you will go to do things like…

  • Buy Buzz Books (our school directory), year books, Chinook Books, Wreaths, and more!
  • Purchase tickets to events like the Portland Garden Tour | West, Buckaroo, and the Holiday Home Tour.
  • Discover what after-school programs are available and how to sign up for them.
  • Explore volunteer opportunities.
  • Make your monthly gift card purchases that support our PTA.
  • Enter your contact information so that you can be listed in the Buzz Book.

NEW FAMILIES:  Check out the Ainsworth FAQ sheet prepared by New Family Mentors, Naomi Tsurumi and Denni Edlund. New Family Letter


September 18 – .Deadline to submit your online Back to School Packet, have your Buzz Book contact information entered into our Parent Data Entry Form, and submit your Gift Card Orders.

September 24 (6:00pm – 8:00pm) – Back-to-School night

September 25 (5:30pm – 8:30pm) – BUCKAROO

October 13 (All day) – Dough for Dollars! Hillsdale Pizzicato will donate 20% of sales all day long to Ainsworth Elementary School. Can’t make it? Gift cards purchased through our website also contribute to this fundraiser. Visit our Pizzicato Gift Card page to purchase.

October 15 
(6:30pm) Spanish Information Night is Thursday, October 15 at 6:30pm in the Auditorium. “Your Child’s Immersion Journey, K-12”. You’ll hear from a variety of speakers about the stages a student experiences in their immersion journey. You’ll gain insights on what’s ahead through their middle and high school years.

Please note that this is a beta version of this the site – we are continuing to test and improve – so please bear with us.  If you have any questions or comments, please contact the Ainsworth PTA.