• Return-to-School Planning Update, 1/20/21 - Yesterday, ODE and OHA released updates to the Ready Schools, Safe Learners guidance and advisory health metrics for returning to in-person learning, respectively. The biggest change was to the health metrics, which are now aligned to the Harvard Global Health Institute recommendations. Plans are currently in the works for mass vaccination clinics for K-12 educators and related staff, which is seen as a key step in the return to in-person learning. Read more here

    Actualización sobre el plan de regreso a la escuela, 20/ENE/2021El día de ayer, el Departamento de Educación de Oregón (ODE, por sus siglas en inglés) y la Autoridad de Salud de Oregón (OHA, por sus siglas en inglés) publicaron actualizaciones de las directrices de Ready Schools, Safe Learners (escuelas preparadas, estudiantes seguros) y las métricas de asesoramiento sobre la salud para regresar al aprendizaje en persona, respectivamente. El cambio más importante fue en las métricas de asesoramiento sobre la salud, que ahora se han alineado con las recomendaciones de Harvard Global Health Institute. Actualmente se están haciendo planes para clínicas de vacunación masiva para educadores y personal escolar relacionado para los grados K-12, lo que se considera un paso clave para el regreso al aprendizaje en persona. Obtenga más información aquí.

    2020-21 School Year  |  Año escolar 2020-2

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Principal's Message

  • Dear Witch Hazel Families,

    Welcome to the 2020-2021 school year! Thank you for your support as we begin Comprehensive Distance Learning. I know current circumstances are challenging, we are here to support you. Please do not hestitate to reach out to myself, your child's teacher or the front office. Juntos podemos, together we can-and only together.  As a staff we are committed to your child's learning journey as well as the health and safety of all our community members. 

    Together we can and will: 

    • sustain a school culture of high academic expectations for all
    • create a safe community where individual strengths are  honored
    • grow global leaders who are college & career ready  

    We do this by:

    • creating equitable classroom experiences through our Professional Learning Communities
    • adhering to our schoolwide AVID vertical alignment, Dual Language common agreements & critical minimums
    • building community by knowing each child by name, strength & need

    The diverse student population at Witch Hazel Elementary School provides everyone with an awareness and appreciation for all cultures. Thank you for trusting us with the education and caring development of your child. If you have questions or concerns that arise at any time, please do not hesitate to give your child’s teacher or us a call. Family support is a critical link to student achievement. We want to hear from you!

    In service & appreciation, 

    Christy Walters

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