• COVID-19 Vaccination Opportunities, 5/7/21, 3 p.m. - Please click this link to learn more about COVID-19 vaccination opportunities that either do not require an appointment, are taking place on the westside, or offer expedited or special access appointments for students ages 16+ and their family members. 

    Oportunidades para recibir la vacuna contra COVID-19, 7/MAY/2021, 3:00 p.m. - Por favor, pulse en este enlace para obtener más información sobre las oportunidades de recibir la vacuna contra COVID- 19 que no requieren una cita, que se están llevando a cabo en el lado oeste y ofrecen citas de acceso especial o acceso rápido para estudiantes mayores de 16 años y sus familiares. 

    2020-21 School Year  |  Año escolar 2020-21

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7050 NE Birch Street Hillsboro, OR 97124 503.844.1370

Upcoming Events


  • Jog-A-Thon 


    Please see the attached flyer from our lovely Boosters regarding important dates and information for the Jog-A-Thon 2021

     Consulte el folleto adjunto de nuestros Boosters con respecto a las fechas importantes y la información para el  Jog-A-Thon 2021


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  • Library Curbside Pickup Is Now Available!! News from Miss Patterson

    Hello Orenco Orcas,

    I am now able to check books out to you! In this newsletter, you will learn how to get to the library's catalog online, log into your account, look up books, and request books from the library. I will receive your requests and get the books ready for you by checking them out and putting them in a bundle ready for pick-up!

    Miss Patterson

    Here is the direct link to Destiny Discover where students will sign in, place holds, and check their account. 


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  • News Around the Community

    News Around the Community

    New Office Support: Maria Bartolome Sop


    Welcome to Maria Bartolome as our new Admin Support/ERC Secretary. I am excited that so many of our students, staff, and families will be able to get to know Mrs. Bartolome. She loves working with families and children and connecting them to the school. She is bilingual in Spanish and brings her warm and welcoming demeanor and efficiency to our office.

    Noticias en la comunidad

    Nuevo soporte de oficina: Maria Bartolome Sop


    Bienvenido a Maria Bartolome como nuestra nueva Secretaria de Soporte Administrativo / ERC. Estoy emocionado de que muchos de nuestros estudiantes, personal y familias puedan conocer a la Sra. Bartolome. Le encanta trabajar con familias y niños y conectarlos con la escuela. Ella es bilingüe en español y trae su comportamiento cálido y acogedor y su eficiencia a nuestra oficina.



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  • Orenco Community Newsletter

    News and Updates

    Hello Orenco Families!

    We have so much going on the next few weeks at Orenco so please take a moment to view the updates in this newsletter...so much that keeps us connected together and grows our learning! We hope you and your child can find some fun activities that will spark their interest, creativity, and contribution to our community



    ¡Hola familias de Orenco!

    Tenemos tanto que hacer en las próximas semanas en Orenco, así que tómese un momento para ver las actualizaciones en este boletín ... ¡tantas cosas que nos mantienen conectados y aumentan nuestro aprendizaje! Esperamos que usted y su hijo puedan encontrar algunas actividades divertidas que despierten su interés, creatividad y contribución a nuestra comunidad.


    **Haga clic en el botón "Traducir" en la parte superior de este boletín para traducir a más de 80 idiomas.

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    Hello Parents, Here is a link to our current Enrollment steps and Online Registration 

    Under normal circumstances, you would begin the enrollment process by visiting your “home school” during office hours. However, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, our schools are currently closed and we are implementing a distance learning model of instruction until schools reopen. Once the enrollment process is completed, your student(s) will be able to participate in the district's distance learning model of instruction.

    If you are unable to complete the online enrollment please download and complete the paper Enrollment form — English Enrollment Form / Spanish Enrollment Form.  Mail the completed paper form to 7050 NE Birch St, Hillsboro, OR 97124. If you have any questions please email our school's secretary Lucy Smith at smithlu@hsd.k12.or.us 


    Hola padres, aquí está el enlace a nuestros pasos actuales de inscripción y registro en línea

    En circunstancias normales, comenzaría el proceso de inscripción visitando su "escuela de origen" durante el horario de oficina. Sin embargo, debido a la pandemia de COVID-19, nuestras escuelas están actualmente cerradas y estamos implementando un modelo de enseñanza a distancia hasta que las escuelas vuelvan a abrir. Una vez que se complete el proceso de inscripción, su (s) estudiante (s) podrán participar en el modelo de enseñanza a distancia del distrito.

    Si no puede completar la inscripción en línea, descargue y complete el Formulario de inscripción en papel: Formulario de inscripción en inglés / Formulario de inscripción en español. Envíe el formulario en papel completo a 7050 NE Birch St, Hillsboro, OR 97124. Si tiene alguna pregunta, envíe un correo electrónico a la secretaria de nuestra escuela Lucy Smith a smithlu@hsd.k12.or.us

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  • Orenco Update 9/25/20 - Announcement from Principal Combs - click here

    Actualización de Orenco 25/SEP/20: Anuncio de la Directora Combs - pulse aquí

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  • Washington County Measles, Flu and Norovirus Information 

    Please check out links below to learn about these illnesses 



    Información sobre Sarampión, Gripe (Influenza) y Norovirus del Condado de Washington

    Consulte los enlaces a continuación para obtener información sobre estas enfermedades.




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Principal's Message

  • Allison Combs Dear Orenco Families,

    Being the principal of Orenco Elementary School is a tremendous honor and is the best job in the world. Each day I am thrilled to work with such a caring and dedicated staff and families. I am excited to bring my skills as an educational leader to your son’s/daughter’s school and to collaborate with you as a partner in education to ensure your child’s success.

    Along with staff, I will work hard to continue the legacy of success established at Orenco by building strong relationships with parents, students, staff, and community partners.  We will focus on character education initiatives through Positive Behavior Intervention Support, Capturing Kids Hearts, fostering a nurturing safe environment for children, use of data to inform instruction, consistent implementation of newly adopted English Language Arts to increase students’ achievement, by providing exciting and challenging enrichment opportunities for all students.

    The diverse student population at Orenco Elementary School provides everyone with an awareness and appreciation for all cultures. The Orenco staff are passionate, dedicated educators who set high standards of achievement so our young scholars can be successful. We are determined to drive rigorous engagement in literacy, writing, math, and science, and provide individualized opportunities for student growth. To ensure this happens, we collaborate regularly around student learning, challenge one another, and seek to continuously improve in teaching and learning. We set high expectations for ourselves and our young scholars, and work together in the process of achieving those expectations.

    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 me a call. Family support is a critical link to student achievement. We want to hear from you!

    In partnership,

    Allison Combs

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