Monthly Archives: February 2016

Pancake Breakfast, Friday March 4th @ 7am


Pancakes and Pajamas!

Stafford’s annual Pancake Breakfast and Pajama Day is coming soon!  You are welcome to enjoy pancakes, sausage and juice with your friends!

*** March 4th   @7:00am-8:00am   $2pp***

Volunteers are needed!  Find a friend and come flip pancakes!  Please contact Shane Fuller at


As a reminder, numbered parking spaces are for staff only.  Please park at Athey once the Stafford lot is full.

Thank you!

Celebration of Life

Dear Families,

Please join us in celebrating Ms. Holly Menoher.

February 28th at 2 pm at ATHEY CREEK MIDDLE SCHOOL


Honoring Ms. Menoher



Stafford primary lost one of their dear family members, Holly Menoher, to brain cancer this last Monday.  Ms. Menoher was a special friend to many staff members and parents, but above all she was a phenomenal teacher who profoundly touched the lives of many students in our district.  Holly had a gift for connecting with and inspiring a thirst for learning in her students.  In honor of her passion, Stafford PTSA plans to help create The Holly Menoher Outdoor Classroom.  The courtyard situated between the principal’s office and the hallway that leads to the playground will undergo a major renovation to include additional hardscaping around the perimeter, large boulders for students to sit on, ornamental trees, low maintenance plants, picnic tables, a rolling white board and more.


Justin Leblanc, a former Stafford student, will be heading this renovation as his Eagle Scout service project.  Many of the materials are being donated by local business, however to help ensure costs are covered, the PTSA Community Service dine-out funds that normally go towards an international community service project in the spring will stay at Stafford this year to construct the Holly Menoher Outdoor Classroom.  The PTSA also held a special vote on Wednesday morning to release up to $1,500 in funds to cover additional costs.  If you have ideas about specific features for the courtyard that you feel would honor Holly, please let us know so we can take those into consideration during this project.  We are also happy to accept any donations to be earmarked for the Holly Menoher Outdoor Classroom as it is PTSA’s hope to make this unique learning space one that will be as inspirational as Ms. Menoher was to her students.


For questions contact Dardee Layne & Clarissa Aoyama


Open House for Willamette Children’s Academy

If you are looking for an early childhood program, then check out Willamette Children’s Academy.  They offer an early childhood program that provides for the development and growth of the whole child, ages 3 years through Pre-Kindergarten.

Open House – Tuesday, February 9th from 5:00pm to 7:00pm


Please also see the flyer:  WCA Open House