Archive | January, 2013

Make a Difference – Join the PTA Board for the 2013-2014 School Year!

Calling all parents! The Sunrise PTA needs your vision, voice, and creativity to help keep Sunrise the great school that it is for our children. There are so many ways to contribute that it’s easy to find a Board position to match your talents, whether it’s helping plan the social events that keep our families […]

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Thank You Debbie Kappelhoff!

We’d like to extend a huge THANK YOU to Debbie Kappelhoff for all of the hard work and dedication she devoted to this year’s PTA Reflections program! There were 33 submissions this year, and it was all made possible because of the time and energy you put into making this year’s program a success! Fabulous […]

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Sunrise Elementary Canned Food Drive for Hopelink

  Please join us in this special effort to stock up Hopelink’s Bellevue food bank with much  needed  canned food  items! Aside  from the list of items below, sanitary  products  are also greatly appreciated – such as  toilet paper,  paper towels,  laundry detergent, and cleaning supplies. We appreciate your support! Canned Meal Canned Meat Cereal Dry […]

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Sunrise Winners at Reflections Open House!

Art pieces chosen to represent Sunrise were displayed at the Northshore School District-wide Open House on Friday Jan 4th.  The entries had been judged again in competition with the submissions from all the other competing schools and were awarded participation ribbons, honorable mention rosettes or, in fact, chosen to represent the school district at the […]

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Parent Meeting – School Safety

There will be a parent meeting on Thursday, January 17th from 6:30-8:00pm in the library to have a dialogue about school safety. The purpose of this meeting will be to talk about the safety systems already in place at Sunrise, and listen to your concerns. Craig Phillips, the District Security Supervisor, will also be in […]

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Bingo Night Coming Soon!

Date: Friday, February 8th, 6-8pm. Tickets: $4 Pizza Available Watch for our flyer that will come home with your child as the day gets closer! We are in need of volunteers to help out with Bingo night to monitor the prize table, help with set-up and clean-up, and work the concession. If you are interested […]

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Legislative News – Focus Day 2013

It’s time to focus Join us Jan. 24 as we lobby Olympia TELL THEM: ‘MAKE THE HARD CHOICES’ Guest Grassroots Connection blog, from your 2013 Focus Day co-chairs: The Washington State PTA legislative platform for the next two years is set. Now we have to do something with it! Focus Day is fast upon us. […]

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January PTA Parking Spot

The winner of the PTA parking spot for January is Stephanie Taketa!

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Sunrise Kindergarten Families will be Hosting January Teacher Appreciation Luncheon on Thursday January 10th

 Kindergarten families may sign up to volunteer at www.signupgenius.com by Tuesday, January 8. To find the signup, enter t_gee@msn.com as the Sign Up List’s Creator and click on “January Teacher Appreciation Lunch.”  If you have any questions, please contact Stephanie Hopkins at hopkins@seanet.com or Joni Gee at t_gee@msn.com.  

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Legislative News – Results of Legislative Assembly

WSPTA: Keep pushing to improve basic education New Top 5 voted in Delegates to Washington State PTA’s 2012 Legislative Assembly threw support behind reforms put in place in 2009 and 2010 that redefined basic education to better prepare all children for college and career, make school funding more transparent, and add accountability measures to how […]

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