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Important Reminders and Upcoming Events 11/6/17

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VETERANS DAY CELEBRATION, NOVEMBER 9th, TRRFCC THURSDAY

Help us honor our Veterans at our TRRFCC Thursday celebration and extend the invitation to any family members who are currently serving in the military or who have served. We will be meeting at the flagpole at 8:00 am for Flag Detail, a special raising of the flag ceremony, by Sunset Hills Girl Scouts. PTA is sponsoring a breakfast on that morning for our Military Parents in the multipurpose room at 8:10 am. If you, or a family member, has served, or is currently serving in the Military, we would love to recognize your service during our TRRFCC Thursday ceremony, beginning promptly at 8:30 am

 

CHELSEA’S RUN - TEAM SUNSET HILLS SEAGULLS

Chelsea’s Run will be on March 3rd this year. Please join the Sunset Hills Seagulls in running on the 163 Freeway! You can sign up at the link below. Early registration (costs less) is going on until November 10th.   After that prices go up. If we can get 50 people again this year, we will get a booth at the run. Remember the run proceeds help go towards scholarships for students, you can run or walk, and after the run there are great booths to check out that are fun for the whole family.

Sign up here: https://chelseaslight.org/programs/finish-chelseas-run/

Team: Sunset Hills Seagulls

 

SUNSET HILLS PARENT EDUCATION NIGHT/PRINCIPAL’S COFFEE-NOVEMBER 16th

Topic “ Helping Support Children in Difficult Times”

All parents are invited to attend on Thursday, November 16th at 6:00 pm in the multipurpose room.  This event will be facilitated by our PUSD Crisis Support Team.  Childcare will be provided.

 

ADOPT A FAMILY

The Holidays are coming up fast!  Please consider stopping by our Adopt-A-Family Giving Tree which will be located near the front entrance of the school beginning Monday, November 13th. Leaves and acorns will adorn the tree with a specific gift card request, which will benefit families in the community. Please take an acorn or leaf and drop off your gift card to the front office any time before Friday, December 8th.  Gift card values range from $10 to $25. Don’t have time to buy gift cards? Cash donations are always accepted, and a gift card can be purchased on your behalf. Additionally, used books are available for sale outside the office. Hardcover books are $1.00 and paperback books are $0.50. All proceeds go to the PTA sponsored Adopt-A-Family program. The book sale will end Friday, December 8th. Donations to the used book sale are greatly appreciated.
Thank you for supporting this wonderful program!

PTA MEMBERSHIP CAMPAIGN

Thank you to all the new and returning members to the Sunset Hills PTA. We are currently at 326 members and counting! Your membership and participation provides for school events and enrichment activities. The race for the class with The most memberships was a close one. The PTA membership campaign pizza party winner is Mrs. Castillo's class. Congratulations to her 4th graders!

 

HALLOWEEN CANDY BUY BACK- NOVEMBER 1st-7th

Dr. Moser Orthodontics will give CASH for CANDY paying a dollar for each pound of candy surrendered and will donate the proceeds to Sunset Hills .  The collected candy will be donated to the troops.  Drop off your candy in the school office November 1st- November 7th.



 

MT CARMEL INVITATIONAL FUN RUN

Congratulations to ALL our Seagulls who participated in the Mt Carmel Invitational Fun Run! We are so proud of each of you!

 

VETERANS DAY-NOVEMBER 10th

Veterans Day is Friday, November 10th. There will be no school that day.

 

BOX TOPS FOR EDUCATION

Thank you to everyone who has collected and turned in Box Tops. 4,570 Box Tops means an additional $457 for our school. Keep collecting as we will have a second collection date in February

 

HOLIDAY FOOD DRIVE

The Thanksgiving Food Drive began October 16th and ends November 9th.  Please bring in canned food, dried food, peanut butter, mac and cheese, pasta, rice, beans, cereal, cake, muffin mix, juice, stuffing, etc…

 

POWAY UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT  PARENT EDUCATION NIGHT

Behavioral Strategies That Work! -  Tips That Lead to a More Peaceful Home

Thursday December 7th @ Stone Ranch Elementary School MPR  6:00 - 7:30pm

 

 

NO EXCUSES UNIVERSITY COLLEGE BOUND T-SHIRTS

We encourage you to join the College Bound spirit as we wear them EVERY MONDAY to set a positive, focused tone for the week ahead. The T-shirt design is the same as last year.  The order form went home in the first day packets. The cost is $10.00 per shirt.  Order forms are available in the office.

 

2017-2018 GATE TESTING INFORMATION

Parents may request GATE testing for students in grades 2- 5. 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. 2-7.

 

2017– 2018 GATE Testing Information

Test Date

Request Submission Window

Sunset Hills-January 24, 2018

 

Tuesday, September 5  through Thursday, November 30, 2017

 

 

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/

 

NOTE: Requests for GATE Testing will only be taken during the

request submission window dates.



 

GATES AND SCHOOL SAFETY  

Playground supervision starts at 8:10 am.  In order to ensure the safety of all our students and school community, front gates are locked and closed before school. Students (and their families) that arrive before 8:10 am may enter through the office.  The west gate that opens to the playground will be opened at 8:10 am and locked upon school starting. When dropping your child off in the morning, please continue to pull all the way forward before your child gets out of the car. This will help maintain the flow of traffic.

 

Please remind your child that NO student may leave the school grounds during the school day without being checked out of the front office.

 

VISITORS AND VOLUNTEERS

PUSD Board Policy 4.415 prohibits volunteers on campus unless they have completed a background check and had a TB Skin Test. All visitors and cleared volunteers must report to the office, sign-in, and wear a visitor's pass. The PTA keeps track of volunteer hours and reports them to the Palomar Council.


UPCOMING IMPORTANT DATES

November 9

Veterans Day TRRFCC Thursday, ELAC Meeting

November 10

Veterans Day-No School

November 13-17

12:30 Dismissal, Parent Conference Week

November 16

Parent Ed/Coffee Night-Helping Support Children in Difficult Times

November 20-24

No School-Thanksgiving Break

 

Sincerely,

Lisa Wilken

Principal, Sunset Hills Elementary


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