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Weekly news & updates
Keeping you up to date
on the latest news and events
in the Hillsboro School District

September 13, 2021
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Featured Event: First Day of School
We are back and so excited to have students on our campuses again! The first day of school was filled with excitement and anticipation among students, staff, and families alike. See photo highlights on our website
Welcome Back Video
Superintendent Scott is joined by HSD students and staff in this video that takes a look back at the challenges of the last year and a half, what has been learned, and what people are looking forward to in the 2021-22 school year.
Vision Screening for Elementary Students
Starting in late September, HSD will conduct free vision screenings for students in grades K, 1, 3 and 5, in partnership with the Oregon Lions Sight and Hearing Foundation..
Planning for Possible Quarantine and Isolation
With COVID still active in our community, there is a possibility that students may be asked to stay home due to exposure or personal illness. OHA and ODE have partnered to develop a planning tool to support families in preparing for those situations in advance. Please also remember to visit hsd.k12.or.us/202122schoolyear for all the latest guidance and information on the 2021-22 school year.
Bond Update: Summer 2021 Highlights
Projects at twenty-two district sites were implemented over summer 2021, including completion of the new Atfalati Ridge Elementary School in North Plains. View project highlights at https://youtu.be/GwVZCHy7qlw. Project archives may be found at hillsboro-bond.org.
Hip 2B Square 2021
Sequoia Gallery + Studios in downtown Hillsboro will host its annual Hip 2B Square event in October 2021 to coincide with Hillsboro Arts Month. Students in grades K-12 can get one free 12”x12” wood panel for 2D or 3D art, which is due between Sep. 23 and 25 for the October show. 
Hillsboro Water Rate Community Conversation and Q&A Session
The City of Hillsboro Water Department invites customers to attend a virtual Community Conversation about potential rate increases in 2022 on Tuesday, Sep. 14, at 6 p.m...
Washington County Commissioners Host Town Hall on Pandemic Recovery Investments
The Washington County Board of Commissioners will host their third quarterly Town Hall of the year on Saturday, Sep. 18; information will be provided on the framework for ongoing pandemic response and recovery investment areas...
Hillsboro Public Library Service Update
Our Hillsboro Public Libraries have made some service changes to protect patrons, employees, and volunteers, while continuing to offer safe and needed library services. Study rooms are now closed and starting Monday, Sep. 13, hours will extend to 8 p.m. M-Th. Learn more on their website.
Block 67 Project Survey and Virtual Open House
The City of Hillsboro invites residents to learn more about plans for the redevelopment of Block 67 during a virtual open house on Thursday, Sep. 16, at 6:30 p.m., and share their thoughts in an online survey by Sep. 30. Learn more on the Block 67 Project website
The HSD Board of Directors comprises seven elected members serving four-year terms and three student representatives serving a one-year term. Board members are community volunteers and do not receive compensation for their work. Board members establish policy based on Oregon and Federal laws governing schools. The Board approves policies for the Superintendent to implement. Email: School Board.

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