The 2017-2108 Sunset Elementary PTA 2.6.30 Nominating Committee hereby places the following names into nomination for the 2018-2019 PTA Executive Commitee:  For the office of President:  Becky Foster For the office of Vice President:  Susan Albertson; Amy Korb For the office of Treasurer:  Victoria Fritch For the office of Secretary:  Amy Korb; Susan Albertson A vote will take place at the PTA Meeting on   Mon, April 23rd, 2018 .  Additional nominations may be taken from the floor. Please join us!  More information available  here .  ... read full article
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TONIGHT PTA MTG CANCELLED - POWER OUTAGEBecca Bishop11/13/201711/13/2017
Due to widespread power outages, tonight's meeting is cancelled.  ... read full article
Staff Favorites!Becca Bishop12/10/201712/24/2017
Staff Favorites!
 Looking for the perfect gift for your child's teacher or another Sunset Staff member? Check out the  Sunset Staff Favorites List for ideas!  ... read full article
Vision and Hearing Screening - Volunteers Needed! Becca Bishop11/6/201711/17/2017
Vision and Hearing Screening - Volunteers Needed!
Vision & Hearing Screening is coming up on November 16th, and we need your help! It takes A LOT of volunteers to screen all Sunset students in one day and we appreciate your time. Please sign up to volunteer here! ... read full article
September Library Volunteers Needed! Becca Bishop9/13/20179/28/2017
September Library Volunteers Needed!
From now until the end of September, we are looking for volunteers who have already been trained, AND who have already renewed their volunteer application for 2017-2018.  New volunteers may sign up at curriculum night (and attend training on  Sept 25 ).  Sign Up Here !  Questions may be addressed to  laurie.volunteer@gmail.com ... read full article
LAST DAY FOR FREE SHIPPING 10/2! Becca Bishop9/7/201710/3/2017
SUNSET SPIRITWEAR: Show Your Sockeye Pride!  Build your own Sockeye Spiritwear! Select your logo design, apparel items and color! Ordering link is open now! Free shipping will be available for orders between September 15-October 2nd.   View the full selection here . Contact Natalie Edmonds ( coyotegurl83@yahoo.com ) with questions.  ... read full article
Meet the Teacher!Becca Bishop8/22/20179/5/2017
Meet the Teacher!
Tuesday, September 5th 2:00-3:30 Come and meet your new teacher, drop off your school supplies and get ready to have an amazing 2017-2018 Sensational Sunset year!  2:00-2:30pm Last Names A-L 3:00-3:30pm Last Names M-Z Parking will be super tight, please walk or carpool if you can! PTA Ice Cream Social will follow afterwards on the playground. ... read full article
Elementary Enrollment Verification (EVP)Becca Bishop8/8/20178/14/2017
Elementary Enrollment Verification (EVP)
Elementary school student enrollment verification open NOW through August 14. Please log into Family Access  to verify your student's profile and enrollment, update volunteer registration, fund your child's lunch money account and more!  If you are a new Kindergarten family, you may visit the  Issaquah School District  website for more information or contact the Sunset Office at 425.837.5600 for assistance. Summer office hours are M-F 8:00a-4:30p. ... read full article
Welcome to our 2018 Sunset PTA Fundraiser!Becca Bishop3/1/20183/8/2018
Welcome to our 2018 Sunset PTA Fundraiser!
March 1-March 15   This important program will help us raise much needed funds for ongoing technology support, student enrichment programs, fun family events, grade level and school grants, and so much more. Over the next two weeks, we need your support to help make this one of the most successful fundraisers our school has ever had. Just follow these four simple steps: Register your child or children by going to  orangeruler.com/signup Send donation requests via email or Facebook to your friends and family. (IMPORTANT to help rapidly multiply results) Enter cash or check donations on your personalized page as soon as you ... read full article
Celebrate Walk to School Day - October 4, 2017Becca Bishop9/29/201710/5/2017
Celebrate Walk to School Day - October 4, 2017
Start your day off right, by walking your child - and maybe your whole bus stop! - to school on Walk to School Day, this  Wednesday, October 4 . This is an easy way for students and families to try walking to school with little commitment - and have fun in the process! Questions? Contact Kim Clarke  kimcarn@kpaclarke.org   ... read full article
Volunteers - Get Your Picture Taken for FREE School ID BadgeBecca Bishop9/17/20179/22/2017
Volunteers - Get Your Picture Taken for FREE School ID Badge
On  Friday, 9/22/17 , you can get your photo taken for a free Sunset Volunteer ID badge. It only takes a couple minutes! All volunteers are required to wear a volunteer sticker or badge when working at the school. Please drop by on  Friday, Sept 22  between 8:15am - 9:15am  to get your photo taken, and help others identify you as an approved volunteer. (If that time doesn't work, drop by any time before  3:00pm  and we'll work you in between student pictures.   Only District-approved volunteers can obtain ID badges. You can update your information at  https://issaquahvolunteers. hrmplus.net/   ... read full article
Reflections 2017 "Within Reach"Becca Bishop9/14/201710/20/2017
Reflections 2017 "Within Reach"
Calling All Artists! 2017-2018 Reflections Theme Within Reach The Reflections Program is a National PTA and WSPTA cultural arts competition. The purpose is to provide an opportunity for students to use their creative talents by expressing themselves through their own original works. Students can choose to participate in one of the following categories: Visual Arts, Photography, Music Composition, Literature, Film/Video and/or Choreography/Dance.  (Students may submit up to 3 entries in the same category or multiple categories). • Submission Deadline –  October 20th • Artist Reception –  November 9th • Student entry form:  https://www.wastatepta.org/wp- content/uploads/2017/09/2017- 18-Student-Entry-Form-WA- Fillable.pdf • Competition Rules:  http://www.wastatepta.org/ programs/reflections/forms. ... read full article
Beverages Needed - Back to School Luncheon for StaffBecca Bishop8/31/20179/3/2017
Beverages Needed - Back to School Luncheon for Staff
Welcome back! We want to show the Sunset staff members how much we appreciate them on Tuesday. We are providing a taco bar for their lunch so they'll be ready to take on the kids! We are still in need of drinks. If you are able to contribute, you can drop them off in the office any time before Tuesday at 11:00 am. Sign Up  HERE ! ... read full article
School Supplies for 2017/2018Becca Bishop8/15/20178/29/2017
School Supplies for 2017/2018
Did you miss the deadline for a School Tool Box order?  Find your child's school supply list here:  Sunset Elementary School Supply Lists by Grade ... read full article
2018-2019 PTA EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE NOMINATIONSBecca Bishop3/20/20184/23/2018
The 2017-2108 Sunset Elementary PTA 2.6.30 Nominating Committee hereby places the following names into nomination for the 2018-2019 PTA Executive Commitee:  For the office of President:  Becky Foster For the office of Vice President:  Susan Albertson; Amy Korb For the office of Treasurer:  Victoria Fritch For the office of Secretary:  Amy Korb; Susan Albertson A vote will take place at the PTA Meeting on   Mon, April 23rd, 2018 .  Additional nominations may be taken from the floor. Please join us!  More information available  here .  ... read full article
Sunset Spirit Wear! Becca Bishop3/5/20183/8/2018
Sunset Spirit Wear!
Have your kids outgrown their Sunset Spiritwear?  Well, good news.  You can order now and receive free shipping through March 19th .  Check out all the amazing Spiritwear options and order here:   http://www.sunsetspiritwear. com/ ... read full article
Golden Acorn NominationsBecca Bishop1/25/20182/8/2018
Golden Acorn Nominations
It's time to nominate outstanding educators and volunteers from Sunset in recognition of their dedication and service to our school and students! Think of who you believe should be awarded and use the outstanding educator form or golden acorn volunteer form, depending on the person's role. Please turn in your  nomination form(s) to the office no later than  February 16th . ... read full article
NEW BOX TOPS COMPETITION FOR THE NEW YEAR! Becca Bishop1/8/20181/11/2018
The  PTA  is running another box top competition among classes, with the winning class earning a party! Please bring in your box tops in a baggy with your teachers name to ensure yours are added to the class total. The  winter competition runs from 1/8-3/2 . A total of 4861 box tops were turned in during our last competition which raised $486 for  Sunset .  ... read full article
February Levy ElectionBecca Bishop12/31/20172/14/2018
February Levy Election
  Levy Links: Renewal Two-Year Educational Programs and Operations Levy (EP&O) The two-year Educational Programs and Operations (EP&O) Levy (formerly M&O Levy) is the only locally approved ballot measure that directly pays for basic general classroom and operational needs such as special education, curriculum, extra-curricular activities, and staff salaries that are not fully funded by the state. For more information on the EP&O Levy please click the headline to visit the ISD's Levy webpage. Levy Links: Renewal School Bus Levy: Health, Safety, and Efficiency If renewed, the School Bus Levy will provide $2 million in 2019 to purchase 76 buses ... read full article
BUS DRIVERS WANTED!Becca Bishop12/5/201712/19/2017
Join ISD's team of dedicated drivers! Enjoy a lifestyle of leisure – summers, weekends, and holidays off. Choose to work as little (20 hrs) or as much (40 hrs) as you want. You will receive paid Commercial Drivers License (CDL) training and testing. It's a part-time job with full-time benefits – with AM/PM package. $22.16 to $24.18/hr. Never be stuck behind a desk! This offers the perfect supplement to day jobs or stay-at-home parents, college students, etc. FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT: Laurie Mulvihill, Safety Training Coordinator, at (425) 837-6338 or visit  Issaquah School District Employment Listings , select “Classified”, then “Bus ... read full article
ISF NOW ACCEPTING GRANT APPLICATIONBecca Bishop11/20/201712/4/2017
The Issaquah Schools Foundation is now accepting grant applications for both classroom grants (up to $1000) or a Kateri Brow Grant (up to $1000). So if you see a need in your child’s classroom, or have a great idea for all school grant, send in a grant request.  Submission deadline is January 10 th .  See more information at  isfdn.org/grants  or contact the ISF rep Ali Tamblyn at  alitamblyn@windermere.com ... read full article
ISF ALL IN FOR KIDS CAMPAIGN IS UNDERWAYBecca Bishop11/20/201712/4/2017
As of November 7 th  ISF had reached 62% of their fundraising goal.  Donate any time by visiting  http://isfdn.org/ giving/ .  Tuesday 28 th  November is Giving Day – Donate in honor of your favorite teacher and ISF will notify them that a gift was made in their honor. ... read full article
Sunset Sno-King Family Skate NightBecca Bishop11/10/201711/17/2017
Sunset Sno-King Family Skate Night
When: Friday, November 17th, 6:30-8:00 pm Where: Sno-King Renton Join us for the 5th Grade Camp Orkila Fundraiser! Music Games, Prizes & Bake Sale! $10 per skater (includes rental) ... read full article
Renew Your Annual PTA MembershipKim Clarke8/12/201710/31/2017
Renew Your Annual PTA Membership
Welcome to the 2017-18 school year! I hope you'll join the PTA, and enjoy fun family events and activities. With your annual PTA membership purchase , you'll also receive the coveted 2017-18 Sunset Directory, which includes family contact information, class lists, an event calendar and other information we think you'll find helpful for the 2017-18 school year. Thank you for helping keep Sunset programs going strong! Kim Clarke - Sunset PTA President kimcarn@kpaclarke.org ... read full article
School Supplies for 2017/2018Becca Bishop7/23/20178/14/2017
School Supplies for 2017/2018
2017/2018 School Supply Lists by Grade SAVE TIME, SUPPORT SUNSET and FEED A HUNGRY CHILD by ordering school supplies at  www.schooltoolbox.com . Supplies are sent directly to you and separated by sibling. ORDER NOW and select a ship date of later in the summer. Customize your supplies by adding items you want/removing items you already have from our teacher-approved list.  Each School Tool Box sold provides one meal to a starving child through  Feed My Starving Children .  A small percent of the profits go directly to our Sunset PTA.  Order deadline is  Mon 8/14 . Questions - contact  rachellemeredith@hotmail.com  or   leslie.gilbert@yahoo.com . Go to  www.schooltoolbox.com .   ... read full article
Information about March 14thBecca Bishop3/9/20183/14/2018
Information about March 14th
You may have seen communication from the District about the horrific tragedy in Parkland, Florida and the protests being planned across the country. In situations like this, so many of us feel deeply saddened, angry, and eager to act. We are also aware that the actions people take will differ by family and by individual.   As representatives of Sunset PTA, we do not want to tell you how to act. We want to pass on the information we know, to help you make informed choices about the actions that are right for your family.   On March 14, some individuals ... read full article
Tools4SchoolsBecca Bishop8/15/20178/21/2017
Do You Need Assistance with School Supplies?  Visit the ISF Tools4School page and register  to receive a backpack full of school supplies. Please plan to attend the Tools4School Event on  Saturday, August 26th at Eastridge Church , 24205 SE Issaquah-Fall City Rd Issaquah, WA 98027  from 10:00am-3:00pm .  If you are registered and are unable to pick up your backpack on August 26, backpacks will be available at your child’s school after Tuesday, August 29th. To receive your backpack at the school, please mention the Tools4School Program.  Questions? Please email or call us at  tools4school@isfdn.org  or 425-391-8557 ... read full article
New Sunset Bell Times 2017-2018Becca Bishop8/2/20179/6/2017
New Sunset Bell Times 2017-2018
Bell Times Regular Wednesday Early Release General 9:10a-3:35p 9:10a-1:25p 9:10a-11:40a Half Day K 9:10a-12:10p 9:10a-12:10p n/a AM Preschool 9:10a-11:40a n/a n/a PM Preschool 1:05p-3:35p n/a n/a ... read full article