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 If you would like to register or find more information about Beginning Band, please log on to

Thank you!

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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

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!


Friday, May 19th


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
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:

Sponsored by The 50 Corridor Transportation Management Association

The Book Fair is Here! Volunteers needed!

The Scholastic Book Fair is up and running

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!

Carnival Pre-Sale ends TONIGHT!


CommUNITY Carnival: Next Friday 5-8 pm​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Join in the FUN with our whole family!!!​

Buy tickets online today



ONLINE PRICES TODAY: Meal Tickets (Adult $15, Child $10), Raffle Tickets ($20 for 30 tickets)

and Awesome Activity Wristbands ($20)

Carnival Pre-Sale – ONE WEEK LEFT!


Order Carnival Wristbands, Raffle Tickets, and Food Truck Meals online TODAY !!!

Presale ENDS on April 21st.

*** Prices will increase on Carnival Night.***

Activities Wristband           $20

30 Raffle Tickets                $20

Chandos & Buckhorn Food Trucks
(make sure you order ahead so they don’t run out!)

Adult Meal with Drink          $15

Kid’s Meal with Drink           $10

Volunteers are needed!  Sign up to loan your Ice Chests & Shade Structures!!/showSignUp/4090449a9aa23a4f85-community

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