Swift Family Run: Lace up (or velcro) your shoes for tomorrow!

Weather is looking promising for the Swift Family Run tomorrow, Saturday September 14!

If you haven’t signed up, you still can! Come by at 9:00 AM to the Wallace Park picnic shelter. Races start at 9:30 AM.

Join us at the expo. Enjoy lots of FREE food. Enter the raffles. Take a picture in this amazing photoboard painted by Chapman parent Matt Condron.

The race ends at 11:00 AM, just in time for the Slabtown Community Festival. Stroll down to NW 23rd and Thurman to enjoy some more weekend fun: https://www.slabtownfestival.org/.


Volunteer Training at Chapman: Tomorrow, Friday 9/13

Friday 9/13 | 8:20 AM | AUDITORIUM

If you’re interested in volunteering at the school, there will be a volunteer training this Friday after Round Up. It is intended to show volunteers how things work at the school and how they can help. It is not mandatory but there will be a lot of useful information shared. The training will last about 30 minutes. Materials will be posted here in the following week: https://friendsofchapman.org/volunteer-2

Questions? Contact Kelly Farrell.

Dining for Dollar$ – Vaux, Raffle prizes!

Don’t forget: For ALL of September, Vaux is supporting Chapman!

Try out their grilled cheese and/or Oregon wine flight, and 20% of proceeds will go to Chapman. In addition, you will be entered into a RAFFLE for one of three prizes:

All you have to do to enter is order a grilled cheese and/or Oregon wine flight. Enjoy!


Reminder: First PTA meeting tomorrow, pizza provided

Tuesday 9/10 | 6 PM | Chapman Library (room 17)

Join us tomorrow evening for our first PTA meeting of the year. Get updates from teachers and administrators about what is in store for the year. Learn about what PTA does and how we work with the Chapman Educational Foundation as the Friends of Chapman. We’ll approve the budget, discuss upcoming events and address any parent or teacher concerns. There will be pizza (thanks to Please Louise!) but no supervised childcare. We’ll get started at 6 PM, but it’s ok to be late.

More about the PTA: https://friendsofchapman.org/pta/.

Questions? Contact Morgan Nystrom.

Swift Pizza Nights starts this Friday

The Swifts are back! If you haven’t watched this amazing phenomenon, it’s quite the show and brings quite the crowd (read more at KGW).

If you’re coming to enjoy the swifts on the weekend, no need to pack a picnic. Chapman will be selling pizza on Fridays and Saturdays for the next three weeks (starting 9/6 and ending on 9/21).

  • Pizza Slice – $4
  • Whole Pizza – $32
  • Bottled water – $1

Pizza will be for sale starting at 6:15 PM while supplies last.

If you want to pre-order a whole pizza, place your order that day by 1:30 PM. We’ll hold onto it until 6:45 PM.

If you’re interested in helping sell the pizza, we need volunteers! Sign up to help below.

Questions? Contact Sara Hoeber.

Support Chapman with Fred Meyer Rewards

Shop & Raise Money for Chapman!

Do you shop at Fred Meyer? Now you can shop as usual and raise money for Chapman at no additional cost to you! You keep all your own reward points and rebates, and Chapman gets donation based on accumulated spending by the Chapman linked community each calendar quarter. Simply link your Fred Meyer Rewards card to Chapman Elementary PTA and use your rewards card every time you shop. Follow the instructions here and that’s it!

Swift Family Run: Only One More Day to order T-Shirts


Pictured: Youth Size M

T-Shirt sales for the Swift Family Run close tomorrow, Friday, 9/6 at noon. Place your order by then to guarantee a shirt, in your size!

SIGN UP: It’s FREE, full of FREE things!

If you haven’t signed up for this FREE event, there’s still time. Online registration closes on Monday 9/9. Check out at all these amazing businesses that have sponsored this event. FREE food, FREE raffles, FREE activities! Even if you don’t want to participate in the run, come cheer or volunteer! More info here.