Plant Sale Delivery Day ~ Thursday, May 11th at Afternoon Pickup

tomato_startThursday, May 11th is Plant Sale Delivery Day! Collect your orders at afternoon pickup tomorrow. Happy planting!

Any questions? Contact Sarah Gilmore at

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Parent Work Party ~ Wednesday, May 10 3 – 5 pm — Sign Up Today!

broomsIn honor of Staff Appreciation Week 2017, we are having a Parent Work Party on Wednesday, May 10 from 3 – 5 pm. Help out in your child’s classroom or work with a staff member on various tasks.

We are still needing MANY volunteers to help out with giving the classrooms a good cleaning as we enter the last month of school!

Please help out by signing up here: 

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One Week Till Pietro’s Pizza Dine Out Day ~ Monday, May 15

Pietros-pizza-milwaukieEnjoy lunch or dinner at Pietro’s Pizza (Milwaukie location only) on Monday, May 15 from 11 am – 11 pm and help raise money for SW Charter School!

When you order, mention “SWCS” and Pietro’s will donate 20% of your purchase to school.

The Milwaukie Pietro’s is located at 10300 SE Main St. Milwaukie, OR 97222.

Pietro’s serves not only pizza, but salads, sandwiches and pasta as well. They also have a kids’ menu. Here’s a link to the complete menu.

Hope to see you there!

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Last Day to Bring in Chocolate ~ Tuesday, May 9!


Just a couple more days to pick up some delicious chocolate for Staff Appreciation Week’s Chocolate Love Day (Thursday, May 11 ) Please drop your donation by Tuesday, May 9th. Chocolate can be dropped off in the box on Kathy’s desk. Thank you!

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Friends May Meeting this Tuesday, May 9th!

may_2017Please join Friends of SW Charter for our May meeting on Tuesday, May 9 at 6:30 pm at Elephants on CorbettHope to see you there!


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Don’t Forget Flowers Tomorrow for Staff Appreciation!


Get Staff & Teacher Appreciation Week off to a great start by bringing in flowers to morning drop-off on Monday, May 8! Flowers can be cut from your garden or picked up from the store. Our team of volunteers will assemble a bouquet for each teacher and staff member!

If you’d like to help make bouquets on Monday morning, sign up here: 

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Join Us for Coffee on Tuesday, May 9th Courtesy of Mr. Green Beans!

mr-green-beans-logoOn Tuesday, May 9th,  the very lovely and generous Ginny and Trevin of Mr. Green Beans have offered to bring in a coffee cart to treat our school staff and teachers with some fancy coffee.

They will also have this cart set up for parents and will take donations in exchange for coffee. All donations will go towards the catered lunch for teachers on Friday. So, skip your morning coffee at home on Tuesday and join us for a cup at school instead! Big thanks to Ginny and Trevin!

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