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2017-2018 TK & Kindergarten Dates

Dear Incoming TK and Kindergarten Parents:

We are very excited to meet our incoming students!  This letter will provide you with information you will need as we begin our new school year.

 

Kindergarten First Day of School

 

B, C, & D Tracks: Thursday, July 13, 2017

A Track: Thursday, August, 10th, 2017

 

Our school hours are as follows:

 

AM Schedule: 8:15-11:46 (Monday – Friday)

 

PM Schedule: 11:04-2:45 (Mon., Tues., Wed., Fri.)

PM Schedule: 11:04-2:05 (Thur.)

 

 

Kindergarten Back-to-School Night

To help you and your child make a smooth transition to kindergarten, we will be holding a kindergarten parent Back-to-School Night before school begins. At this important meeting you will find out your child’s classroom teacher, hear an overview of our kindergarten program, and learn all of the important start of school procedures and details.  Back-to-School Night is designed for parents.  We will not have child care on campus.  Please make child care arrangements for your child (ren).

 

B, C, & D Tracks: Tuesday, July 11th @ 6:00 PM in your child’s classroom

A Track: Tuesday, August 8th @ 6:00 PM in your child’s classroom

 

Back to School Night will last approximately one hour.

 

TK & Kindergarten Orientation

Kindergarten Meet the Teacher Day will be a time for you to bring your incoming Kindergartner to see the classroom and meet their teacher.  This is an open house type schedule.  We will not be assessing children or scheduling appointment times.

 

B, C, & D Tracks: Wednesday, July 12th classrooms will be open from 2:00 – 3:00 PM

A Track: Wednesday, August 9th classrooms will be open from 2:00 – 3:00 PM

 

Should you find that you no longer wish to participate in our Kindergarten program, please contact the school office promptly at (916) 985-4350.  We look forward to meeting all of you and welcoming our newest class of Sunrise Spartans!

 

Sincerely,

Martin Hock III

Principal

Sunrise Elementary School

 

Spartan Clothes Closet

 Spartan Clothes Closet 

Got a Spartan shirt you’ve outgrown?

Going to a new school next year?

If so we’d love to take your gently used

Spartan wear as a donation for our

clothes closet!  Please send all Spartan

wear to Mrs. Bhopla in D8 by June 20th.

Jamba Juice Friday (6/18/17)

BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND!!!

JOIN THE SUNRISE PFO AFTER SCHOOL ON FRIDAY, June 16th

Cool off with a delicious and refreshing fruit smoothie after school!

Pick-Up a 16oz Smoothie for $4/each.  30% of sales will benefit the PFO.  There will be two flavors to choose from!

We will have tables in the quad by both the main and side/kinder gates!

Quantities will be limited.  Available while supply lasts.

Open House & PFO Dinner Night Out @ Chick-fil-A (6/8/17)

Sunrise Elementary cordially invites you to join us on Thursday, June 8th for B  &  C Track‘s Open House and annual Art Exhibit.

The Art Exhibit will be held in the MP room from 5:00 – 6:30.

Classrooms will be open from 5:00 – 6:00 for you to visit your child’s classroom to see all the wonderful work and learning they have been doing all year long!

Join us after Open House for Family Dinner Night Out @ Chick-fil-A (2354 Sunrise Blvd.)!

Music and Choir 2017-2018

Attention Sunrise Families,

 

We hope you were able to attend our Music and Choir Spring Performance Informational Night on May 17, but if you were not able, here’s the scoop for Music and Choir for next school year.  We will be offering Choir for TK-6 grade students, Beginning Instrumental Music (with recorders) for grades 1-3, and Beginning Band for grades 4-6.  A half year’s tuition (August-December) for each program will be $150.  If you would like to register or find more information about Choir and Beginning Instrumental Music, please log on to www.caseprograms.com. If you would like to register or find more information about Beginning Band, please log on to http://mandarins.org/about/education.html.

Thank you!

Sunrise and McGarvey Elementary PFO Executive Board Results

A big thank you to this year’s PFO Executive board members at Sunrise Elementary for an incredibly successful year of membership, Family FUNDnight, Jamba Friday’s, Box Top collections, APEX, Carnival, and teacher appreciation and school support! You made the transition to having two separate elementaries seamless and positive for the entire community! Today at our PFO General Board meeting our Executive Board for next year was voted in as follows:

President- Lindsay King
Vice President-Anjeleeca Wood
Secretary-Kiyono Anderson
Treasurer-Jaci McAleer
General Board Members- Sarojni Christensen, Mandie Espinosa, Marti Kroll, and Heather Martinez.

Robert J. McGarvey Elementary School 2017-2018 PFO Executive Board Members are as following:

President-Geoff Harmon
Vice President-Gena Pascual-Vierra
Secretary-Michele Buettner
Treasurer-Tiffany Tan
Directors at Large: Safe Routes to School-Erin Seymour
General Board- Pamela Teding

Congratulations to all new board members and we are so excited for the 2017-2018 school year! If you are interested in more information about the PFO, have any questions, or are interested in volunteering opportunities throughout the upcoming school year, please contact the PFO at sunriseelementarypfo@gmail.com

Open House (A&D 5/18/17) (B&C 6/8/17)

Sunrise Elementary cordially invites you to join us on Thursday, May 18th for A  &  D Track‘s Open House and annual Art Exhibit.

The Art Exhibit will be held in the MP room from 5:00 – 6:30.

Classrooms will be open from 5:00 – 6:00 for you to visit your child’s classroom to see all the wonderful work and learning they have been doing all year long!

Join us after Open House for Family Dinner Night Out @ Chili’s and YogurtVilla!

B & C Tracks, save the date for your Open House on Thursday, June 8th!

College & Career Day (5/19/17) Speakers Needed!

SAVE THE DATE!!

Friday, May 19th

8:30-12:00

Our 5th and 6th grade students will be learning about what it takes to go to college and have a career.  If you are interested in sharing your career journey to our 5th and 6th grade students, we need you!  Please see the flyer for more details and contact information.  We are in the planning stages now and would like to schedule you to speak with our students for about 15 – 20 minutes.  Students will rotate throughout several presentations throughout the morning so you will need to be available from 8:30-12:00.  Lunch will be provided for our presenters. 

Thank you for your support!

Promotion Schedule (2016-2017)

 

Mark your calendars! The promotion schedules are as follows:

D Track –

Tuesday, May 23rd
Kindergarten: 8:25 – 8:50 (Arriaga, Segura, & Young)
6th Grade: 9:00 AM (Harding)

A, B & C Tracks –

Thursday, June 22nd
Kindergarten:
8:30 – 9:05 (Harris, Stecca, & Suine)
9:10 – 9:30 (Chock & Eathorne)
9:40 – 10:05 (Aboukhadijeh & Stanger)

Friday, June 23rd
6th Grade:
9:00 AM (Rotenberg, Linn, Brown & Speck)

2nd Annual Bike Rodeo (4/29/17)

Join us at Sunrise Elementary this Saturday, April 29th from 10 AM – 1 PM for our 2nd Annual Sunrise Elementary Bike Rodeo!

On-bike fun for students and the whole family! Bring your bikes and helmets to learn about bike safety, maintenance, and handling skills. We will also take a group bike ride to explore the Anatolia-Kavala Ranch Bike Trail. Lunch and a cool treat provided.

10:00 am – Rodeo Opens ● 11:00 am – Hot Dog lunch
12:00 pm – Family Bike Ride ● 12:30 pm – Ice Cream

RSVP at: https://goo.gl/forms/AyIQbLYUdiYtdOmv1

Sponsored by The 50 Corridor Transportation Management Association

The Book Fair is Here! Volunteers needed!

The Scholastic Book Fair is up and running
and WE NEED VOLUNTEERS!!!!!

Visit our Book Fair, April 24th – 28th.
Students will be able to preview and/or purchase during scheduled class time.

Join us for “S’more fun with books” on
Friday, April 28th from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. shopping during our Unity Carnival
Browse the selection and purchase books online HERE!

$1 candy and pencil grams are available for personal sale April 10th – April 28th

All monies raised in the ‘All For Books’ campaign will be matched by Scholastic and used to fill classroom libraries as well as to get books into the hands of children who otherwise would not have access to them.

Volunteers will be needed throughout the Book Fair
Sign up to be a volunteer!

S’more Fun with Books – Book Fair (4/24/17 – 4/28/17)

Sunrise Elementary will be hosting a Scholastic Book Fair, April 24th – 28th

Students will be able to preview and/or purchase during scheduled class time

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Join us for “S’more fun with books” on

Wednesday, April 26th from 1:00 – 3:30 p.m. supervised shopping (guardian must be present)

Friday, April 28th from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. shopping during our Unity Carnival

Purchase books online @ www.scholastic.com/bf/SunriseES

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Candy or Pencil Gram for $1.00 each

will be available for purchase Monday, April 3rd Friday, April 7th, during their regularly scheduled class time (delivered April 10th)

Candy and pencils will be available for personal sale April 10th – April 28th

All monies raised in the ‘All For Books’ campaign will be matched by Scholastic and used to fill classroom libraries as well as to get books into the hands of children who otherwise would not have access to them

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Volunteers will be needed throughout the Book Fair – visit

http://www.signupgenius.com/go/5080c48a9ad2fa2f85-book

To sign up to be a volunteer!

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