Events & Fundraisers

The Laurelhurst PTA sponsors several events and fundraisers throughout the school year. These events and fundraisers rely on parent and student volunteers. If you are interested in volunteering, you can learn more here.

Carnival

No Carnival in 2020 – see you next year!

The Carnival is a community and family event that is not to be missed! Come for the Haunted House, photo booth, and food, in addition to over 20 traditional carnival games. Come dunk a parent or teacher in the dunk tank and win lots of prizes and treats!

Book Fair

TBD

The Scholastic Book fair is held in the fall and spring in the school library and offers students and families the opportunity to buy books while supporting the school.

The Fall Book Fair kicks off on Grandparents and Special Friends day.

Winter Bazaar

First Sunday in December – going virtual this year!

The Winter Bazaar is an annual fundraiser held at Laurelhurst School. The Bazaar supports local artisans while raising funds for our school. We pride ourselves on showcasing high-quality artists and providing a supportive and beneficial juried show for our vendors. Come do your holiday shopping!


Gift Wrap

September/October

The gift wrap sale is held in the fall, before the holidays. Students bring home catalogs full of high quality wrapping paper, housewares and other gifts. Orders can be placed online or via order form.

Dance Party

TBD

Born from a dance tradition at Laurelhurst, formerly known as the Sock Hop, the new and improved Dance Party allows students from all grade levels to come together with their parents and friends and dance to some loud music in the gym. Food and drink are served, and a fun time is had by all.

We’re looking for a volunteer to run this event – if you’re interested please contact the PTA!

Playground Improvement

We’ve hit (and surpassed!) our covered structure fundraising goal – we’re now at $22,000! Thank you to everyone who donated their time, money, and support to get us to this point!


SCRIP

Buy gift cards for your favorite stores through SCRIP and a portion of your purchase will be donated back to Laurelhurst.

Scrip email address: LaurelhurstSchoolbucks@gmail.com

Scrip web site: www.ShopWithScrip.com
(Laurelhurst enrollment code: 1CC6681L29393)

Fred Meyer
Community Rewards

If you have Fred Meyer Rewards card, link it our school. To do this:

  1. Go to www.fredmeyer.com/communityrewards,
  2. Log in or create an online account connected to your Fred Meyer Rewards Card
  3. Link your account to the Laurelhurst School PTA.

Every time you shop at Fred Meyer and use your Rewards card, the Laurelhurst PTA will get a contribution from Fred Meyer, at no cost to you.

Amazon Smile

To give to our school at no cost to you while shopping on Amazon you need to:

  1. Go to smile.amazon.com and login to your regular Amazon account
  2. Choose the Laurelhurst School PTA as your charity
  3. Remember to bookmark smile.amazon.com – you’ll need to use this address to benefit our school. If you use Chrome, you can install a plugin that will automatically redirect all amazon.com pages to smile.amazon.com.

If you’re using the Amazon app on your phone, you can set up Amazon Smile by finding ‘Settings” in the main menu and tapping on ‘AmazonSmile’. Follow the on-screen instructions to turn on Amazon Smile on your phone.

Every time you purchase something using Amazon Smile, Laurelhurst PTA gets a 0.5% contribution, paid for by Amazon merchants.


Chinook Book

No Chinook Book 2020-2021

Each year PTA runs a fundraiser selling Chinook Books. A portion of the proceeds comes back to Laurelhurst. We’re looking at how to take this fundraiser online with the digital edition of Chinook Books. Stay tuned!

Corporate Matching Gifts

Did you donate to the PTA or Foundation? Great! Now let’s see if your employer will throw in an additional contribution, making your dollars go further. Follow the link below to search for your employer and get instructions on how to quickly get your gift matched.

Bottle Drop

Did you know you can turn your bottles and cans into cash for the school?

Blue bags with the PTA’s corresponding barcode are on Becca Smith’s porch at 4128 NE Davis St. They are in a metal kettle. Be sure to grab up to three bags and tags (separate).

Fill your bag (about 75-100 containers, if filled with glass, about half full, 20 lb. limit). Once full, take your bag (limit of two at a time) to a BottleDrop Center. The closest centers are the Hollywood and Hawthorne Fred Meyer. Scan the barcode on the bag to unlock the BottleDrop door, drop you bag in & you are all done! 

Box Tops for Education

No more clipping is required to earn money for our school!  Download the Box Tops for Education app and select Laurelhurst as your school. This info is then all saved.  Then, anytime you go shopping, open the app and click the “scan” button at the bottom of the screen to take a picture of your receipt.  It will automatically find any Box Top purchases you made.  

Here is a link for a helpful video about how to upload your receipts to the app:


See all school events on the PTA Google Calendar


Questions, comments,
or suggestions?
Laurelhurst K-8

840 NE 41st Ave.
Portland, OR 97232
School office: (503) 916-6210
School website: http://www.pps.net/Domain/132