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The Wizard of Oz (1/25/17 & 1/26/17)


Come join us somewhere over the rainbow and see our fabulous Sunrise students perform in our production of The Wizard of Oz.
When – January 25th & 26th
Time – 6:30 PM Doors open at 6:00 PM
Admission – $5.00 per ticket.

Family Skate Night @ The Rink (1/24/17)



Join us for Sunrise Elementary’s Family Skate Night @ The Rink near Bradshaw & Hwy 50!

Date: Tuesday, January 24th
Time: 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Cost: $5.00 per skater (includes rental); rollerblades additional $2.00
Requirement: An adult MUST accompany student(s) to the event as the venue will be open to the public.
Alumni welcome – NO DROP-OFFS

The following food items will be available for purchase at The Rink:
hot dogs, pizza, nachos, pretzels, Icees, water & soda.
(Food purchase proceeds will not benefit Sunrise Elementary)
*No outside food or drink.*


Parent University Night – ADD/ADHD (1/11/17)


EXPLORE: Map Your Future – 4th – 9th gr. (1/26/17)



What will your students be when they grow up? Has your child had the opportunity to see a wide variety of the future career options that are available to him or her? Did you know that EGUSD offers a diverse array of career-themed academies and pathways? Here’s your chance to find answers to these questions!

Students in 4th through 9th grades are invited to attend EXPLORE: Map Your Future, an event for students and families to explore career academy and pathway programs. Map Your Future will take place on Thursday, January 26, 2017, at the SES Hall, 10428 E. Stockton Blvd., Elk Grove, 95624, from 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Guests may arrive at any time during the two-hour window.

Also, attendees may reserve a spot on a District school bus if transportation is needed (at least one family member must ride with the student on the bus). If interested, please click here to sign up for bus service: . Or, you may sign-up at the school’s front office if you are interested.

For overflow parking, Elk Grove High School will be available with free shuttle service to and from the SES Hall.

Want to read more about academy and pathway programs? Please visit: !


Previous Post (12/13/16):

STUDENTS/PA/RENTS: Do you have, or are you a, 4th – 9th grade student that attends an Elk Grove Unified school?

You are invited to the annual EXPLORE: Map Your Future event, which highlights the importance of providing rigorous, career-themed program options for high school students.

OPEN HOUSE – Thursday, January 26, 2017 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Please feel free to arrive any time between 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Elk Grove SES Hall, 10428 E. Stockton Blvd., Elk Grove, CA 95624
FREE TRANSPORTATION is available, contact your school site secretary to schedule by January 17.

Students and parents should attend to gain a better understanding of the link between high school academies/pathways, higher education and local business. Students and parents may ask questions, learn about industries of interest and obtain information.

For more information about EGUSD’s Career Technical Education programs, go to:

Save the Date! Next Coffee Talk – January 12th


Hello Spartan families,

Our second Coffee Talk with Hock opportunity is fast approaching.  Please mark your calendars for January 12 at 8:30 AM in our MP room.  Mr. Hock will be sharing the latest happenings and programs for our Sunrise Spartan students.  In addition, Mr. Gulden, the new principal of “Anatolia II” Elementary, will be present to answer questions alongside Mr. Hock. Come for a cup of coffee and a treat and connect with your neighborhood principals…how else would you rather spend a Thursday morning?  See you all then!

Van Go!


We were visited today by Good Day Sacramento to highlight the Sacramento Children’s Museum’s Van Go STEAM instillation! Thank you to the City of Rancho Cordova for making this possible!


Here are the links to the videos from Good Day as well as The City of Rancho Cordova’s Facebook page. and

The City of Rancho Cordova  sent an article to our local paper The Grapevine Independent, and it was published today on the front page.

Also, they compiled a short video and placed it on the City’s Facebook page.

Thank you Sacramento Children’s Museum and to the City of Rancho Cordova!


Amazon Smile

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“Anatolia II” Informational Meeting (12/12/16 @ 6 PM)

“Anatolia II” Families,

Please join us for an informational meeting for all parents regarding our new school on Monday, December 12, 2016 – 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m., in the Sunrise Elementary School Multi-Purpose Room. Sunrise Elementary is located at 11821 Cobble Brook Dr., Rancho Cordova.

We will be discussing important topics including the school calendar, track selection, construction progress, and a brief introduction to the school vision. There will also be an opportunity to express your interest in a variety of family and community involvement activities.

Immunization Clinic (1/18/17)

Student Support and Health Services will be holding an immunization clinic on January 18, 2017 for EGUSD students in grades Kinder-12. Families must meet the eligibility requirements as stated and a legal guardian must be present. Clinic will be held at the David Reese Student Support Center.
PLEASE NOTE-Families need to bring a copy of their child’s shot records or the immunization print out from the school.
Contact Patty Gonzalez at Student Support and Health Services for any questions at 686-7568, ext. 67207.
Immunizations provided for families who:
 have no health insurance or insurance that does not cover vaccines
 are Medi-Cal eligible
 are American Indian or Alaskan Native
Immunization Clinic Information
Wednesday – January 18, 2016
8:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.
David Reese – Student Support Center
7600 Lindale Drive
Sacramento, CA 95828
By Appointment Only – No Walk Ins

17-18 Kindergarten, Transitional Kindergarten, and New Student Registration (1/5/17)

17-18 Kindergarten, Transitional Kindergarten, and New Student Registration

Note: Current students enrolled in Sunrise do not need to take any action. Track Change forms for the 17-18 school year will be available in March 2017.

17-18 Kindergarten, Transitional Kindergarten, and New Student Registration

Registration packets for Kindergarten, Transitional Kindergarten, and new students for the 2017-18 school year will available on Thursday, January 5th at 7:30 AM. In order to be eligible for Kindergarten (K) in 2017-18 school year, a child must turn five by September 1, 2017. Transitional Kindergarten (TK) is available for children who will turn five between September 2 and December 2, 2017.

On January 5th, priority numbered registration packets will be distributed. The completed packet and required accompanying information are due back to the school office no later than 3:30 PM on Monday, February 6, 2017, in order to maintain your date and time of registration and packet number priority. Packets returned after February 6, 2017 will be given a new registration number based on the date and time that the completed registration packet is returned.

When returning the completed registration packet, you must bring the following items with you:

Birth Certificate
Immunization Records – Please see attached Immunization Requirement Sheet
Proof of Residence within the District consisting of the following:
Must produce ONE from this column:

o Property tax receipts for the current residence.

o Mortgage statements in parent/guardian’s name. If the home is under construction, a title/deed or signed sales or purchase agreement in parent/guardian’s name will be accepted. Additionally, if you use one of these documents, a current PG&E, SMUD bill that indicates location of service or a mortgage payment must be presented to the school within six months.

o Rental/Lease agreement – Current or recently signed in parent/guardian’s name. Additionally, if you use one of these documents, two consecutive months of a current PG&E or SMUD bill in the parent/guardian’s name must be presented to the school within two months.

AND Must produce ONE from this column:

o Parent/Guardian’s motor vehicle registration with current address.

o Parent/Guardian’s driver’s license with current residence.

o Court documents indicating current address.

o Payment verification (paid invoice, credit card receipt, cashed check) for two consecutive months of two of the following utilities: gas, electricity, water or garbage for the current residence must be presented within two months of enrollment.

o Rent payment receipts for two consecutive months for the current residence must be presented within two months of enrollment.

o Documentation from the Department of Human Assistance with current residence.

You will also be submitting a request for preferred AM/PM assignment and track assignment as Sunrise is on a year-round calendar for the 17-18 school year.

Since the foyer in our office is very small, we will be distributing registration packets in our multi-purpose room. January 5th will be a very busy day in the school office. We would ask your assistance by waiting to return any completed packets until the following day. When coming to the office to submit a completed packet, please be aware that the packet must be reviewed by office staff before it is stamped and accepted. This process can take ten to fifteen minutes.

We look forward to welcoming you to the Sunrise Spartan school community!

Students currently enrolled for the 2016-17 school year, including current Transitional Kindergarten students, will automatically be registered for the 2017-18 school year. Parents of current Sunrise students do not need to take any action. Parents of current TK students, you were contacted in December and January to designate your track preference.  Please make sure your form is returned ASAP.

“Anatolia II” Parents, Registration for Anatolia II Kindergarten and Transitional Kindergarten will take place on Thursday, January 5, from 7:30 AM-9:30 AM at the Clubhouse at Anatolia. The Clubhouse is located at 11828 Chrysanthy Blvd, Rancho Cordova, CA 95742.  The aforementioned documentation and registration information will apply for you as well.


If you have neighbors whose eldest child may be kinder age, please share this information.

English Learner Advisory Committee Meeting (12/7/16)


English Learner Advisory Committee Meeting

Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Multipurpose Room

6:00 p.m.


       We invite you to our FIRST English Learner Parent Advisory Committee meeting.

Below is our agenda for this informational meeting:

  • Greetings from our Vice-Principal and Chairperson
  • Purpose of ELAC
  • Nomination and Election of Parent Chairperson & Vice-Chairperson
  • CELDT (California English Language Development Test)
  • School Attendance and Language Census Information
  • Future Meetings
  • Questions and Answers
  • CELDT Celebrations – student recognitions

All parents of English Learners are highly encouraged to attend!

This activity welcomes those with disabilities to participate fully.  If you need a disability-related modification or accommodation, including auxiliary aids or services, to participate in this or any program, service or activity offered to you, please contact Sunrise Elementary School Administration, (916) 985-4350, at least 48 hours before the scheduled event so that we may make every reasonable effort to accommodate you. [Government Code Section 54953.2; Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 202 (42 U.S.C. Section 12132).]

We need your feedback! (LCAP)

Hello Spartan families,


Obtaining feedback on our school plan, called the LCAP, or Local Control and Accountability Plan, is critically important to providing the best education we can for our Sunrise students.  We truly want your feedback.  In addition to parent meetings, coffee talks with Mr. Hock, advisory committee input, and PFO involvement, we have attached a survey for an easy way for families to engage the process.  If you could take some time between now and January 6 to complete the survey and provide us your thoughts and ideas, we would be grateful.  Please click on the appropriate link below to contribute your ideas and input into our LCAP.  Have an enjoyable holiday season, and as always, thank you for your partnership!





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