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All visitors to our campus must check in through the Administration Office at the front of the school.


WHEN SHOULD MY CHILD STAY HOME FROM SCHOOL?

Please take a few minutes at home to carefully check your child’s health before he/she leaves for school each morning. The following are a few suggestions, which may help to guide you:

REASONS FOR KEEPING YOUR CHILD HOME:

~Illness during the night
~Fever is present (100 degrees or greater)
~Complaints of nausea, upset stomach, vomiting, headache, diarrhea prior to leaving for school
~Development of a rash on face and/or body
~Has a severe cold, cough and/or sore throat
~Has inflamed eye(s) with discharge from them

Please Remember: An ill child cannot function properly in the classroom. The spread of illness and disease through class or school can be more easily monitored if sick children remain at home during the acute stage of an illness. If the school health tech detects any of the above, your child will be sent home.

People with influenza-like illness are to remain home until at least 24 hours after they are free of fever (100o F [37.8o C]) without the use of fever-reducing medications.

A student’s absence should be reported on the School Absence Hotline by calling: (858) 679-2639.

Homework can also be requested on this phone message and will be ready after school in the office.

Welcome to Sunset Hills

Tina Ziegler , Principal
Office Hours: M-F, 7:30 am - 4:00 pm
School Hours: M, T, W, F 8:25 a.m. - 2:50 p.m.
Thurs: 8:25 a.m. – 1:10 p.m.

CHARACTER COUNTS/RED RIBBON WEEK
Character Counts/Red Ribbon Week is the week of October 20th-24th.  The Holiday Food Drive begins this week. 
Monday: Wear College Bound t-shirts and receive red ribbon to wear all week.
Tuesday: "Kids News Day"-purchase a newspaper for $1.00 to benefit Children's Hospital.
Wednesday: "Pink Day for Cancer Awareness"- Wear pink and magic show at 1:50 pm in multipurpose room.
Thursday: "Sports Jersey Day"-wear your favorite sports jersey.
Friday: Wear pillar color by grade level (K-blue, 1st-yellow, 2nd-green, 3rd-orange, 4th-red, 5th-purple)

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 29TH EARLY RELEASE DAY-12:25 PM
Please note that on Wednesday, October 29th, the students are dismissed at 12:25 pm.  Our staff will be participating in Professional Growth activities in the afternoon.

GATE TESTING
Gifted and Talented Education (GATE) involves services for students whose cognitive needs may require modified classroom curriculum and instruction to accommodate their learning differences and ensure their achievement.  Parents may request GATE testing for students in grades 2-7.  The request submission window is Monday, September 8th through Friday, November 21, 2014.  The test will take place in January.  To request GATE testing for your child, complete a GATE Parent Questionnaire/Test Consent form online through the PUSD GATE webpage:

https://onlinereg.powayusd.com/GateSurvey/     

POWAY UNIFED VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR-MARY BELAY
Mary Belay’s warm smile, willingness to help anyone, positive comments and daily volunteering for the past 32 years at Sunset Hills Elementary School does not go unnoticed! Congratulations  Mary Belay For being selected  as Poway Unified Volunteer of the Year. 

COLLEGE COLORS DAY!
Sunset Hills staff showed their college spirit by wearing their college t-shirts

MESSAGE FROM THE SUNSET HILLS EDUCATION FOUNDATION
The Sunset Hills Education Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to funding essential academic resources and programs here at Sunset Hills.  Our beginning of school year fundraising campaign is underway - Support Our Academic Resources (S.O.A.R.).  Please contribute to our SOAR Annual Giving Campaign.  Even with diminishing state funds, our school continues its tradition of excellence.  The financial burden to ensure a well-rounded educational environment increasingly falls on our community and private donations.  Your tax deductible donations are necessary to ensure the quality education our children deserve.  Our “SOAR” annual giving campaign flyer went home with the first day packets.  Your support is urgently needed to provide the school with the following staff positions: Computer Resource Assistant, 2 IMPACT teachers and 3 Instructional Assistants.  Info can be found on our website - www.seagullparents.com

STAY CONNECTED WITH SUNSET HILLS
Parents, here is another way to stay updated on Sunset Hills notifications and events. There is an app that allows Principal Ziegler to send out texts when there is a change in schedule, reminders, or emergencies. This will not replace our current Connect Ed messages. This is just another way to stay connected. All you have to do is “Opt” in by sending a message to (434) 473-7316. In the message box type @allshe. Follow the text prompt and you will start receiving messages. Please know that standard text message rates apply. Click on the link for more information: https://www.remind101.com/join/allshe

CONGRATULATIONS TO CRYSTAL OCHOA FOR BEING CHOSEN AS POWAY UNIFIED TEACHER OF THE YEAR

CONGRATULATIONS TO MICHELLE TESTA FOR BEING CHOSEN AS POWAY UNIFIED AND SAN DIEGO COUNTY CLASSIFIED OF THE YEAR

 

Honor Roll
CONGRATULATIONS SUNSET HILLS for earning the 2013 California Business for Education Excellence Honor Roll school award.
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS HONOR.


PARKING LOT SAFETY
We need everyone's help to ensure our parking lot is safe.  Click here to see map which illustrates the rules.

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