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4.1.14

Posted in Principal's Message

 Hello Sunrise Parents and Guardians!

Welcome to April! We had a wonderful Month of March and look forward to April. Last week, teachers and students enjoyed an exciting College Week, and all cheered loudly at our annual College Week Assembly on Friday. We had some special guests show up. Thanks SWOOP AND COSMO for making our assembly TOTALLY AWESOME! Thanks to Katie Rasmussen, Melissa Gibbs, and Kim Armstrong for making last week go so smoothly. And also, I want to thank Principal Swanicke, Sunrise Teachers, and Office Staff for all their support with College Week and all other PTA programs. The PTA appreciates your support!!
 
I hope you all take the time to read our PTA's April Newsletter, which is attached to this email. Our Fun Run chair and committee are hard at work to ensure that we have yet another successful fundraiser this May. Read the newsletter and find out how you can help. Thanks for your support and have a wonderful week.
 
Thanks,
 
Angie Pferdner
PTA President 2013-2014
 
LEARNING ENVIRONMENT REQUEST
If you have unique concerns about your student’s class placement based on educational needs, please stop by the office to pick up a learning environment request form.  The form is due on May 23, 2014 at 3:30 p.m. You may fax it to 801.826.9551, email it to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , or bring it into the office. Please do not send this form to school with your student.
 
TEACHER OF YEAR
Congratulations to Jody Cheever! She is Sunrise Elementary's Teacher of the Year.  
 
SAGE
We will begin SAGE testing on April 7th for 3rd-5th graders.  Please make sure your student eats a healthy breakfast, is well rested, and comes to school.  More information about the SAGE tests can be found at www.canyonsdistrict.org
 
PTA MEMBERSHIP
Your membership pledge of just $6 (or 2 for $11 in the same household) isn't a commitment to serve on the PTA Board, work on a committee, or even volunteer in the classroom. It's a commitment to effective partnership in your child's education. Working together, we'll soar to even greater heights at Sunrise!
 
Our PTA membership goal for 2013-2014 is 390 members, and we are currently at 346 members.
 
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UPCOMING EVENTS
April
31st-4th Braille Awareness Week
2nd PTA Board Meeting at 9:30 am
7th-10th SAGE Writing 
8th Sunrise Singers Spring Concert at 6:30 pm
14th-18th Spring Recess
 
May
2nd Fun Run Kickoff Visits
2nd SOAR Day-"O" On Time and On Task: Wear your favorite hat to remind you to be on time to school and on task all day
5th-30th SAGE Science, Language Arts, and Math
5th-9th Teacher Appreciation Week
6th Teacher Appreciation Day
7th PTA Board Meeting at 9:30
15th PTA Fun Run
21st 4th Grade Shakespeare
26th Memorial Day Recess
29th SCC at 5:00 in Media Center
 
June
3rd Last Day of Kindergarten
4th 5th Grade Celebration
4th Last Day of School
4th Outdoor Movie Night
 
Thanks,
Principal Swanicke

 

3.24.14

Posted in Principal's Message

Hello Sunrise Parents and Guardians!

Monet Palmer and I would like to THANK YOU for supporting our annual Book Exchange last Friday. Just over 1,500 books were collected for exchange! We hope everyone is enjoying their new books. The remaining books plan to be donated to The Book Wagon (www.bookwagon.org).

I would like to personally thank Monet Palmer (Chair), Marcia Johns (Co-Chair), Heather Klinger, and Candice Perri for their help in caring this PTA Program out. It was wonderful! Thank you!

Today is the first day of College Week. There is lots of fun in store for your children this week. Please take time, this week, to discuss, with your children, college or any other type of schooling that they might be interested in after they finish high school, so they will be revved up for our college assembly at the end of this week. You're awesome! Thanks for supporting PTA!

Angie Pferdner
PTA President 2013-2014

3.17.14

Posted in Principal's Message

Hello Sunrise Parents and Guardians!

 
HAPPY ST. PATRICK'S DAY! I hope you are all happy and well. I just wanted to remind you that today is the first day we are collecting books for our annual book exchange this Friday. We will be collecting them all week, so have your children bring their gently used books in a plastic bag, so they can give them to their teachers. Thanks so much for your support!
 
Also, keep in mind that next week is College Week. You have all received a flyer informing you about the art contest for College Week, as well as the flyer inviting your children to participate in our Fun Run art contest. I hope your children enjoy these opportunities to be creative and allow their creative juices to flow. You're Awesome! Have a great day!
 
Sincerely,
 
Angie Pferdner
PTA President 2013-2014

3.11.14

Posted in Principal's Message

Hello Sunrise Parents and Guardians!

 
Welcome to the second week of March! We can all take a big sigh of relief, as we made it through another Parent Teacher Conference. Let's take time to thank our awesome Sunrise staff for all of their hard work on your child's behalf. Also, if you would, give a big thanks to Nichole Lambert and Andrea Goeller, for providing a most delicious meal for our teachers. 
 
Again, thanks to all of you parents, who supported Parents and Pastries last Wednesday. Those students and parents in attendance had the privilege to mingle with some Dr. Seuss characters. A big shout out goes to Kristen Nelson and her crew (Leslie Prunty, Trent Gibbs, Ramona Lasson, and Katie James), for providing the teachers and students with a fun filled Dr. Seuss Day. Go PTA!!!!! 
 
So far, we've had a great month of March, and look forward to the next two weeks, as we celebrate reading again with our annual Book Exchange and of course College Week! Your PTA is hard at work. Take a look at our February PTA Board meeting minutes, which are attached to this email. Thanks for all of your support and have a great week!
 
Angie Pferdner
PTA President 2013-2014    
 
PTA MEMBERSHIP
Your membership pledge of just $6 (or 2 for $11 in the same household) isn’t a commitment to serve on the PTA Board, work on a committee, or even volunteer in the classroom.  It’s a commitment to effective partnership in your child’s education.  Working together, we’ll soar to even greater heights at Sunrise! 
 
Our PTA membership goal for 2013-2014 is 390 members, and we are currently at 346 members.
 
WATCH DOGS
Interested in being a Watch DOG?  New and current Watch DOGS and their students are invited to a Dads and Donuts on March 12th at 7:30 am in the Sunrise cafeteria.   
 
SAGE
The State Board of Education has created new statewide tests that will replace the CRTs this spring. These new tests are called SAGE (Student Assessment of Growth and Excellence). The SAGE tests are designed to measure Utah’s new standards in English language arts and math and the current Utah science standards. The tests are computer-based, adaptive tests. They go well beyond the traditional multiple-choice test and include writing prompts and even experiments.
 
I encourage you to try out the SAGE tests for yourself. They are available at www.sageportal.org.
 
More information about the SAGE tests can be found at www.canyonsdistrict.org

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