Roadrunner Blog

Donors Choose Basketball Game

Mrs. Megowan and Mrs. Sigler want to extend a huge thank you to all the families who donated to their Donors Choose! Here are some photos of the students enjoying the new basketball games.

(Please reach out to if you would like any of these photos taken down)

Holiday Gift Card Drive


Don’t stop reading! Read-A-Thon does not end until this Friday November 5th, 2021. Keep picking up those books and adding up your minutes. Remember every minute counts!

Raffle tickets will be awarded for every 200 minutes read. Those raffle tickets can be put into the drawings for the prize baskets. Students get to choose which prize basket they want to vie for.

In case you missed the prize baskets, take a look at them now.

Teacher Conference Lunch Sign Up

We still need donations for the food we are providing for teachers during conferences. Please use the link that we have emailed and is posted on Facebook and Instagram if you can donate. If you have any questions please email Ashley Smith at

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The Durham Elementary Online Book Fair is Coming!

Get ready for our Online Follett Book Fair coming October 28 – November 7, 2021!
This year we have access to a wide variety of books for all levels. Book Fair orders can be placed online and then they will be distribute to students at school about one week after the book fair ends. 

Orders placed will directly benefit the Durham School Library! Every purchase made our school earns 25% back in rewards to support our library. 

Access the fair at:

Our Fair code: Y92YX

Orders due by Sunday, November 7, 2021

The Durham Read-A-Thon is getting ready to begin! The Read-A-Thon is a reading incentive program designed to motivate our students to READ, keep them reading and REWARD them for reading. The funds collected go to the Durham PSO to fund events, such as STEAM night, teacher requests, classroom field trips (when able), our library and Family fun nights. Please support our students by making a pledge for each minute they read or a flat pledge to encourage students to reach their reading goal.

The Read-A-Thon is set to begin October 23rd, 2021 and run to November 5th, 2021 and will overlap with our Online book fair. Any form of reading during this two week period counts! Students reading to themselves, reading aloud to someone else, students being read to, students listening to books on Epic or any audiobooks. Don’t forget Homework minutes count too!!

If you are looking for some book suggestions the Washington County Library has you covered!

Washington County Library

If you search by list (where it says keyword, change it to list) and type in ‘Tigard ‘or ‘tigardkids’ you will be presented with a list of book ideas. If you are a fan of Durham’s library liaison, Holly Campbell-Polivka, then you can type ‘Tigard_HollyCP’ and view her book lists.

CANDY BAR: September Staff Appreciation

September’s Durham Appreciation : CANDY BAR

With many generous donations from Durham families, we were able to show our appreciation to the Durham faculty and staff for all of their hard work. With all of the challenges of the past 18 months, we are so lucky to be have such a strong and supportive community. We appreciate every single ROADRUNNER. ๐Ÿ™‚


Durham Elementary’s Spirit Wear store is has now ended. Thank you for your support.

Thanks to everyone who made a purchase. Orders will be arriving soon.