Irving Elementary

Bethel School District Eugene OR

Irving Updates

PTO Meeting Tonight

Irving families are invited to the PTO meeting tonight in the Library from 6:30-7:30pm.  PTO Meetings are a great way to find out about opportunities to volunteer and support the Irving community.  Hope to see you at the PTO Meeting tonight. 

Volunteer At The Farm

The Bethel Farm is a wonderful hands-on resource for Bethel students to learn about agriculture, food preparation, and so much more.

You can volunteer to help on the Farm in many ways, from assisting with student field trips and family programming, to helping with growing and harvesting crops and maintaining the land.

The Farm welcomes the support of volunteers to keep the program growing. The next opportunity to be trained for volunteer work is Tuesday October 24th at 4:00-4:45pm at the Bethel Farm Barn.

If you are interested in taking part in the training please email Molly Bullock at to confirm your attendance.

Bethel Bike Rodeos

Bethel Bike Rodeos

Saddle up! The entire family is encouraged to join the free fun at the Bethel Bike Rodeos each Sunday the rest of October.

Kids can ride through an obstacle course, enter a free raffle for terrific prizes, receive free bike Tune-ups from professional mechanics, and learn more about safe and easy bike routes to school.

The Bethel Bike Rodeos are Sundays, from noon-2:00:

  • October 22, Bethel Community Park (next to Meadow View School)
  • October 29, Shasta Ballfields

No access to a bike? Loaner bikes will be available at each Bike Rodeo.
For more information, contact Bethel’s Safe Routes to School Coordinator Bob Beals at


Bicicleta de Bethel rodeos

Se anima a toda la familia a unirse a la diversión gratuita en los Rodeos de Bicicleta Bethel cada domingo el resto de octubre.

Los niños pueden montar a través de una pista de obstáculos, entrar en una rifa gratuita para premios fantásticos, receive free bike set-ups from professional mechanics, y aprender más acerca de las rutas seguras y fáciles de la bicicleta a la escuela.

Los Rodeos de Bicicleta Bethel son los domingos, desde el mediodía-2: 00:

  • Octubre 22, Bethel Community Park (al lado de la escuela Meadow View)
  • Octubre 29, Shasta Ballfields

¿No tiene acceso a una bicicleta? Las bicicletas de préstamo estarán disponibles en cada Bike Rodeo.

Para obtener más información, comuníquese con Bob Beals, Coordinador de Rutas Seguras a la Escuela de Bethel, en

Upcoming Events

Irving Families,


Irving Elementary will be having Spirit Week during the week of October 30th-November 3rd

The schedule is below:

Monday October 30th    Crazy Socks Day

Tuesday October 31st     Hat Day

Wednesday Nov. 1st       Pajama Day

Thursday Nov. 2nd         Crazy Hair Day

Friday Nov. 3rd               Team Spirit Day (Support your favorite team or wear your Irving Tigers shirt or school     colors)

For a calendar of Spirit Week click here.

This will be a fun week for students and a chance for them to show their school spirit!  Although, staff and students will not be wearing costumes to school on Oct. 31st,  students will have the opportunity to wear Halloween costumes to the PTO Monster Mash Bingo Bash on Friday October 27th


PTO Monster Mash Bingo Bash:  Irving Families are invited to attend the PTO Monster Mash Bingo Bash on Friday October 27th from 6:00pm-8:00pm.  This is a free and fun family event.  Students can wear costumes as there will be a costume contest, music, dancing, crafts, bingo, and so much more!  We are looking forward to seeing Irving families at the PTO Monster Mash Bingo Bash.  Volunteers for the event are still needed.  If you would like to help please contact Amy at 541-337-3186.  Thanks! 


Buddy Classrooms:  Irving will be starting buddy classrooms on Friday Nov. 3rd.  The purpose of the Buddy Classrooms is to help build community from our lower grades through our upper grades.  Upper grade students will have an opportunity to demonstrate leadership and friendship skills and our lower grade students will have an opportunity to build connections and friendships with our older students. 

Buddy classrooms will get to work with one another throughout the school year doing fun projects and activities.  Looking forward to seeing this great program build strong friendships and community at our school!


Information for Families

Parent Info Night: Tweens, Teens & Technology

Bethel Parents, educators, and community members are invited to an information night about social media, the internet, and youth safety.  Tuesday, October 10th, 6–7:45 p.m., Willamette High School. Come for the inside scoop on how to protect your child, tween, or teen. Learn about the dangers of social media and technology, as well as the reality of its uses in today’s world.

This is a free event with panelists including: REV (a youth-led leadership program), school resource officer, Lane County District Attorney’s Office Juvenile Prosecutor, Bethel School District Representative, and Kid’s First Center Forensic Interviewer. Click here for more information.

Noche de Información Para Padres: Preadolescentes, Adolescentes y Tecnología

Padres, educadores, y miembros de la comunidad están invitados a una noche de información sobre medios de comunicación social, la internet, y la seguridad de la juventud. Martes, Octubre 10th, 6–7:45 p.m., Willamette High School. Venga para aprender cómo proteger a sus niños y adolescentes. Descubra los peligros de los medios de comunicación social y tecnología, así como la realidad de sus usos en el mundo de hoy.

Esto es un evento gratis con panelistas incluyendo: REV (una programa de liderazgo dirigido por jóvenes), Oficial de escuelas, Fiscal de Menores del Distrito del Condado de Lane, Un Represente del Distrito Escolar Bethel, and Kids’ FIRST Center Entrevistadora Forense de Abuso Infantil. Haga clic aquí para mas información.

PTO Meeting

There is a date change for the next PTO meeting.  The next PTO meetings will be in the Library at 6:30pm on Thursday October 19th.  Hope to see many parents at the next PTO meeting.

Walk and Roll To School Day

Irving Families,

Tomorrow, October 4th, is International Walk to School Day.  To celebrate, schools across Oregon are holding Walk and Roll events that challenge students, families and educators to walk, bike or scoot to school.  Last year, 265 Oregon schools participated.  We have at least six Bethel Schools participating this year.  These challenges are a great reminder of the benefits of active transportation.  Try ditching the car on October 4th and celebrate your health, the environment, and school spirit.  Live too far to bike or walk to school?  Try parking the family car a few blocks from the school and walking the rest of the way.  You can even participate by walking to and from your school bus stop. 

Irving students who Walk and Roll to school on Wednesday October 4th will be entered into a drawing for prizes such as a scooter and bike helmets. 

As part of Safe Routes to School, Irving has a Walk and Roll to school leader in Mr. McCallen!  Mr. McCallen will be walking to school every Wednesday, and wants Irving students to join him.  Here is Mr. McCallen’s Walk to School Schedule:

1st and 3rd Wednesdays each month:  Meet at 7:50 at Irvington and Hyacinth.  Mr. McCallen will lead the walk to school from there.

2nd and 4th Wednesdays each month:  Meet at the cut through pathway at Calla St. and Hyacinth.  Mr. McCallen will lead the walk to school from there. 

The walk each Wednesday will take approx. 10-15 minutes and each student will be at school no later than 8:10am, so there is plenty of time to eat Breakfast in the cafeteria.  Parents are welcome to join the Walk each Wednesday!