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9:30a PTA General Meeting
PTA General Meeting

Date:
Monday, April 24
Time:
9:30a - 11:00a
Where:
Sockeye Portable (check in at Sunset office)
Art Walk
Art Walk

Date:
Thursday, April 27
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May 1
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Eager Reader Tally Due
Eager Reader Tally Due

Date:
Sunday, April 30
Staff Appreciation Luncheon
Staff Appreciation Luncheon

Date:
Wednesday, May 3
Dads @ Recess
Dads @ Recess

Date:
Friday, May 5

Dads, Moms, and other adult relatives of Sunset students are invited to join your child's lunch time and / or recess. Please be sure your volunteer application has been submitted and approved before attending - this will be checked upon arrival. Lunch and recess times available on the Sunset school website.
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Last Week to Get Your Yearbook!!

PURCHASE YOUR YEARBOOK NOW!

This week is our deadline to have a final count of yearbooks.  If you need to order a yearbook, please go to sunsetsockeyepta.org and click on the Yearbook icon in the left menu bar toward the bottom of the page.  If you're not sure if you purchased a yearbook, check your My Account link to find out.  Questions?  E-mail Maria at mwerkau@gmail.com

HAVE A PHOTO TO INCLUDE IN THE YEARBOOK?

Upload it to Pictavo Community by Thursday 4/20!  Go to the website or the mobile app and enter our school code 65702.  The Community site will close this Thursday!


Call for Yearbook Photos!

We have our Pictavo Community site up and running and we're ready for your photos!  You can either upload images via the website or through the new mobile app!  When you set up your account, it will ask you for school code, which is 65702.  There are folders for all of the cool events and programs at Sunset, but if you see something missing, please email Michelle at chelle1014@gmail.com and we'll get the event added.

Past Events:

First Day of School
Back to School Carnival
Book Fair
Anti-Bully Assembly
Spooky Spaghetti
Assembly - Veteran's Day
Reflections Reception
Talent Show
Sno-King Fundraiser
Global Reading Challenge

Ongoing:

Sensational Sockeyes
Spirit Days
Eager Reader
Dads at Recess


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Staff Appreciation

Sunset Staff Appreciation Week:
The Sunset PTA would like to invite you to participate in a "Wizard of Oz" themed Sunset Staff Appreciation Week during May 1st- May 5th. Truly, "There Is No Place Like Sunset!" because of the amazing staff. Contact Kim Wilkinson with questions: kim_wilkinson@sbcglobal.net
To volunteer or donate items visit:  http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0d48a8ad22a7f85-staff 
  • Monday- Where Troubles Melt Like Lemon Drops - The staff will receive lemony treats from PTA.
  • Tuesday-Now I Know We're Not in Kansas - We're in Seattle where we like COFFEE! Sunset Staff will enjoy a Coffee & Beverage Cart along with a Continental Breakfast before school.
  • Wednesday- Somewhere Over the RainboW - Students should dress in colors from the rainbow to send the staff down the Yellow Brick Road to their Staff Luncheon.
  • Thursday- We Thank You Very Sweetly - Deliver thank you notes to teachers and staff members you appreciate.
  • Friday-Someday I'll Wish Upon A Star

Box Tops

Congratulations to Ms. Skroch’s kindergarten class for winning our Winter Boxtops for Education classroom competition!  Ms. Skroch’s class turned in 450 Boxtops and celebrated with a root beer float party.

Other top classrooms were:

2nd place, Ms. Blastos 2nd grade class

3rd place, Ms. Cress’ 3rd grade class

4th place, Miss Richardson’s 4th grade class

5th place, tie between Ms. Edwards kindergarten class and Ms. Brawner’s 4th grade class

A huge THANK YOU to all the students who participated.  We collected 3,522 total Boxtops to earn over $350 for Sunset

 

Please, keep collecting Boxtops, our final competition of the year will run April 3-June 2ndBox Tops are one of the simplest ways you can contribute to projects and programs at Sunset.  Each Box Top is worth 10¢.  Many grocery products you already purchase have Box Tops for Education on them including General Mills, Betty Crocker, Annies, Nature Valley, Pillsbury, Kleenex, Cascadian Farms, Ziploc and many more. All you need to do is clip them and turn them in at school in a baggy or envelope with both your child’s and teacher’s name written on it.  There is a collection bag and info board just inside the school entry.

Boxtops for Education program and competition are hosted by the Sunset PTA. To learn more about Boxtops for Education and a list of all participating products visit btfe.com.              

 


Eager Reader Updates

In the past, the top 3 readers from each grade received recognition and a small gift card. Due to parent/teacher feedback, we have decided to change it to the top 10% by grade and instead of a gift card each child will receive a special Eager Reader ribbon and recognition a the Eager Reader party. Encourage your kids to keep reading so we can make the school year goal.

The party on the evening of June 1st will be for kids who have met their yearly reading goal. For Pre K / K / 1st it's 2400,  2nd/3rd grade 3000, 4th/5th grade 3600 minutes.  We are looking forward to a fun performance by Mrs Dorey, Mr. Merrill, and some of the other teachers if we can meet the school goal of 2.5 million minutes. 

Remember minutes from Razkids and minutes for homework reading count towards your child's reading minutes. 

Have additional questions? Please check out our Eager Reader FAQ Page!


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