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This week with our Sunrise PFO

There are many things going on with the Sunrise Parent Faculty Organization (PFO) this week.

There is still time left to participate in the Sunrise PFO Family Fund Night.  Families that contribute $25 will receive admission to the event 
on Friday, September 30th from 5:00pm-7:00pm.  It will be an evening of fun with FREE ice cream, popcorn, face painting, a photo booth, a dollar general raffle with over 20 prizes, family games and entertainment by STORM.  PFO Family Members will receive a perk of 5 FREE general raffle tickets! Check out the details on the Fund Drive Form that has come home in Wednesday folders or visit  All contributions must be received by Friday, September 23rd!
Take the night off from cooking and head to the most popular Dinner Night Out fundraiser of the year on Tuesday, September 20th at SactoMoFo Food Trucks at Eagle’s Nest Park from 500pm-800pm.  10% of all sales will be donated to Sunrise Elementary.  Stop by the PFO table that night to say hello and get a goodie.
Join the PFO for the first General Meeting of the 2016-2017 school year on Wednesday, September 21st at 300pm in the school library.  Light refreshments will be provided.  Anatolia Family Taekwondo will be providing a program for students and there will be activities for younger siblings as well.  
Cool off with a refreshing Jamba Juice on Friday, September 23rd. Smoothies are $4 each and will be sold after school in the quad. There will be 300 smoothies available this week so hopefully we will have enough for everyone! 
Stay up to date on all PFO events by liking the Sunrise PFO Facebook page or checking out the PFO website
Thank you for supporting the Sunrise PFO.  We look forward to seeing you soon!

Anatolia-Kavala Ranch Bike Trail

Anatolia-Kavala Ranch Bike Trail Postcard Front SideAnatolia-Kavala Ranch Bike Trail Postcard Back Side

The City of Rancho Cordova is hosting a grand opening for the new Anatolia-Kavala Ranch Bike Trail! The half-mile trail connects the Anatolia and Kavala Ranch communities to allow walking or biking between neighborhoods. The project will create a safe, convenient bike and walk route for families going to your school or nearby parks, and for residents exploring the community or getting exercise.

The event will be held on Monday, September 12 from 5:30-7 p.m.

The Wizard of Oz – Audition Information

Announcing This Year’s Musical – The Wizard of Oz!



Wed/Thurs, January 25/26, 2016
6:30 PM – 8:00 PM

Produced by: Mr. Harding
Directed by: Mr. Fox & Mr. Harding



OPEN TO 4th, 5th and 6th Grades

Audition Workshop
This is optional but highly recommended if you want to audition.
Topics Covered during the workshop: Learn how to Audition, Character Development,
Learn the Audition Song, How to be comfortable on stage, and Meet Mr. Harding and Mr. Fox

ACD Tracks
September 1 (Thur) 4th/5th/6th 2:45 PM – 3:15 PM (Room E6)
B Track
September 13 (Tues) 4th/5th/6th 2:45 PM – 4:00 PM (Room E6)

ACD Tracks
September 6 (Tues) 4th Grade 2:45 PM – 4:00 PM (Room E6)
September 7 (Wed) 5th Grade 2:45 PM – 4:00 PM (Room E6)
September 8 (Thurs) 6th Grade 2:45 PM – 4:00 PM (Room E6)

CALLBACKS September 12-14 2:45 PM – 4:00 PM (Room E6)
Not everyone gets a call back. You will be told if you get a callback.

B Track
September 14 (Wed) 4th/5th/6th 2:45 PM – 4:00 PM (Room E6)
CALLBACKS September 15 2:45 PM – 4:00 PM (Room E6)
Not everyone gets a call back. You will be told if you get a callback.

If you have any questions please contact Mr. Harding at

Spartan TV – Episode #2

Spartan TV

Live from Sunrise Elementary…

Everyday at School Counts!

September is Attendance Awareness Month!  

Did you know missing as little as five days of school has a negative impact on a student’s GPA, test scores and, ultimately, graduation?*
Below is a PSA EGUSD developed that focuses on why students in grades K-3 need to be #AtSchoolEveryday.
For more information, go to:

*Research provided by the Attendance Institute

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Our PFO also has a Facebook page!  Don’t forget to LIKE them too!PFO

Student Leadership

It’s time to “Rock the Vote” Sunrise Elementary!
student council
Student Leadership is open to student in grades 4th – 6th and must maintain a 2.0 GPA. Student Leaders will help develop Spirit Days, participate in fundraisers & community projects – just to name a few!
A, C, & D Track Student Leadership Applications are due to your teacher Tuesday, August 23rd. Speeches and voting will take place the following day on August 24th.
B Track Student Leadership Applications will be due September 22nd.  Speeches and voting will take place the following day on September 23rd.

Para-Educators Wanted!

Do you like working with children? Sunrise Elementary is looking for YOU! We are in need of para-educators and para-educator substitutes (teacher’s aide) to work with our students.
One of the following are required: transcripts showing 48 college level units, passage of the CBEST test, or NCLB completion.
Para-educators are also required to pass a 50 lbs. lift test, be CPR certified, and hold a CA driver’s license.
To apply visit EdJoin!
Full time positions –
Substitute positions –
For more information about para-educator qualifications visit

Please contact Mrs. Amy Mendez for more information @ 916.985.4350 or email to


Music Program Parent Meeting

Hello Parents/Guardians!
Sunrise Elementary School and C.A.S.E. Programs, Inc. are excited to announce the return of the Sunrise Choir and Instrumental Music Programs. Classes will begin Wednesday, August 24. Choir will be taught from 2:50-3:50 pm (All Grades) and Instrumental Music will be taught from 4:00-5:00 pm (3-6 Grade). All students must register to participate in these programs. Please attend our Parent Orientation on Wednesday, August 17 from 6:00 – 7:00 pm at the Sunrise Elementary School Multipurpose Room for more information about registration, curriculum, performances, and your instructor. If you are unable to attend, please contact Kevin Brisco at


Jamba Juice Friday! 8/12/16




Pick-Up a 16oz Smoothie for $4/each.  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.


Buy One Get One Free Jamba Fundraising Cards will also be on sale for only $10!

Cards are loaded with (6) Buy One Get One Free Any Size Smoothies!

A family of 4 can buy one large smoothie, get one free and have it split into four 16 oz cups!

Thanks for supporting the Sunrise PFO!


jamba juice

A Track Information

Welcome Back A Track!
A Track’s First Day of School is Monday, August 8th
1st – 6th Grades: 8:15 – 2:45
K: AM 8:15 – 11:46; PM 11:14 – 2:45
A Track’s Back to School Night:
Tuesday, August 9th
5:30 – 6:00: Primary Presentation in Classrooms
6:00 – 6:30: Principal’s Address in MP Room
6:30 – 7:00: Intermediate Presentation in Classrooms
A (& D) Track Picture Day
Tuesday, August 16th

First Day of School & Back to School Night


Mark your Calendars Spartans!

The first day of school is almost here!
This Thursday, July 14th is the first day of school for B, C, & D Tracks.
TK/K AM: 8:15 – 11:46
TK/K PM: 11:14 – 2:45
1st – 6th Grades: 8:15 – 1:55 (It’s Early Out Thursday!)

Join us Thursday (7/14) evening for Back To School Night
• 5:30-6:00 – Primary Teacher classroom presentations
• 6:00-6:30 – Principals’ Address in the MP & teacher introductions
• 6:30-7:00 – Intermediate Teacher classroom presentations

We’re looking forward to another great year!

A Track:
First Day of school: Monday, August 8th

TK/K AM: 8:15 – 11:46
TK/K PM: 11:14 – 2:45
1st – 6th Grades: 8:15 – 2:45

Back to School Night: Tuesday, August 9th

• 5:30-6:00 – Primary Teacher classroom presentations
• 6:00-6:30 – Principals’ Address in the MP & teacher introductions
• 6:30-7:00 – Intermediate Teacher classroom presentations

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