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School Newsletter | Español
Bulldog Week


Jan. 31 | McMinnville School District Jazz Night | Flyer | Reservation and Payment info

Feb. 2-6 | Survival swim 3rd grade

Feb. 2-6 | No KOB or Success Now

Feb. 3 | Report cards sent home

Feb. 13 | Spirit day | Mix-Match

Feb. 13 | Family Art Night 6 p.m.

Feb. 16 | No school

Feb. 18 | Site Council meeting 2:45 p.m.

Feb. 25 | 4th grade Miller Woods

March 3 | Battle of the Books championship assembly

March 7 | MSD spelling contest

March 10 | PTA meeting 6:30 p.m.

March 12 | District choir festival

March 13 | Spirit day | Sports

March 18 | Site Council meeting 2:45 p.m.

March 23-27 | Spring break


Regular School Hours

1st – 5th Grades
8:00 - 2:30

Morning Kindergarten
8:00 - 10:45

Afternoon Kindergarten
11:45 - 2:30

Office Hours:
Monday-Friday 7:00-4:00

Staff Directory


Phone | 503.565.4800
Attendance | 503.565.4803

Immunizations Deadline

We are required to exclude students from school who do not have their vaccinations starting February 18, 2015. Immunization information  Español


Books from the Heart

This month we will starting our Books from the Heart Book drive and it will run through February 27, 2015. Please recycle your gently used books by bringing them to Memorial so we can give them to YCAP to send home with families who receive weekend food baskets. The goal is 1000 books by 2/27!


The World of Art!

This month we will have our Art Literacy classes the week of February 9th-13th for K-5. The theme this session is TEXTURE. This will be followed by Family Art Night on Friday, February 13, 2015 at 6:00pm.
Starting February 26th and running through March we will have our Artist in Residence program. Mark Powers will be visiting Memorial and will be bringing his wide variety of drums to teach the students about percussion. Each class will get 3 hours with Mark during this time frame.


Memorial LEGO Robotics Teams Make Their Debut

Memorial Elementary assembled three teams of 4th and 5th graders to compete in the Intel Oregon FIRST LEGO League Tournament held at Evergreen Space Museum! These teams met together each Thursday after school working very hard under the guidance of their coaches since September constructing robotics using math and technology to enter in the tournament. | More information


The Battles Begin!!

Starting ths month, Memorial Elementary students will begin their quest for the Battle of the Books Title.

We are extremely proud to announce that there are 31 teams of more than 95 third, fourth, and fifth graders who have entered the contest this year!!!

The battles begin on January 12, 2015 and go through March culminating in a championship showdown on March 3, 2015 at 1:00pm in Memorial ’s gymnasium!

This championship will be followed by a regional battle on Saturday, March 7, 2015, and ending with the state final tournament on April 11, 2015 at Chemeketa Community College in Salem. Good Luck to all our Bulldog Battle of the Books teams!!!


Watch Dogs

Memorial Elementary is now a WatchD.O.G.S. school. This is a program sponsored by the PTA and endorsed by the Memorial staff where adult male volunteers (fathers, grandfathers, uncles, significant male role models, etc.) will volunteer for a day in the school as well as some time in their child’s classroom. Parent WatchDog updates.



State Report Card | Español