Howling Coyote

Weekly Communication from Sunset Ranch - Jan 28th-Feb 1st

Sock Hop Success! Thanks, PTC!

Thanks to the chair of the event, Kelly Moreno-Hernandez, and all of the volunteers who coordinated, decorated, and planned the Daddy/Daughter Sock Hop. It was a lovely, well-attended event! We hope all the young ladies and their chaperones enjoyed themselves.
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Kindergarten Parent Night in RUSD for 2019-20

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Donate Your Used Magazines and Other Items!

If you have any wildlife, travel, garden or home decor magazines, VAPA teacher Gail Cohen in Room 13 could really use the donations! Drop them off in the office or at Room 13 before or after school, or during student's VAPA time.

VAPA is always accepting other donations of baby wipes, TP/Paper towel rolls, clean sour cream or cottage cheese containers, new sharpies, crafty supplies like buttons, sequins, beads, Q-tips, pipe cleaners, felt, material, and yarn. Also, if there is a parent who does woodworking and has odd scrap pieces that could be used for sculpture, please contact Miss Nash. Thank you in advance for your generosity and continued support of the arts!

6th Gr Yearbook Message Deadline is this Friday, 2/1!

All sixth grade families have the opportunity to put a special message in the yearbook to their promoting student(s). Parents can click the link here to submit their 180 character message by February 1st.

Buy Your Yearbook Here by April 20th

The deadline to order and to customize your yearbook is April 20, 2019. After clicking on the link, use the code 13231219.

Gifts from the Garden

Mrs. Maloney's 2/3 combo class along with Ms. Smith's 6th grade class had big garden tasting, and they still had so many huge cabbages, broccoli, and cauliflower left over, that they shared the bounty with staff on Friday. The beautiful, organic vegetables became coleslaw, salads, and more! Thank you to the families, staff and students who continue to support our garden initiative and make delicious treats for us all!

Did you know... Miss Nash Recycles and So Can YOU!

Our VAPA teacher, Miss Nash, is collecting old, used, dried, broken, or unwanted markers and crayons for recycling. At the end of the school year, garbage cans fill up with these items and WE have found a way to recycle and repurpose them. Crayola collects and melts down the markers to make fuel, and other products.

The Crayon Initiative collects old crayons and melts them down to create new crayons for donations to hospitals and other children’s programs. Both programs are free for us to recycle and Miss Nash will collect and send them off. If you have any of these items throughout the year or are cleaning out the house, please consider recycling them. Students can bring these items to the VAPA room (RM 13) before or after school, or during their VAPA time. There is also a red box under the staff mailboxes in the office for drop off.

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Help us install our tiles!

We are seeking the help of a licensed contractor who feels confident or has experience in installing ceramic tiles on the concrete surrounding our amphitheater. If this sounds like you or a friend, and you are willing and able to donate your services or help us for a very low fee, please reach out to us here at Sunset Ranch. We have years of tiles that students and families designed and we need to get displayed!
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Connecting with Your Child in a Digital Age

Thursday, Feb. 7th, 6-8pm

701 Wildcat Boulevard

Rocklin, CA

Brought to you by Wellness Together, Rocklin's partner in school mental health, this seminar focuses on managing technology to strengthen relationships and improve mental health. ALL parents of elementary age students are encouraged to attend.

RSVPs are necessary. Please visit to register. See the flyer below. Please note, location will be changed from MPR to the WHSTheatre.

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Click HERE to view Virtual Backpack (Link FIXED!)

Each week, flyers that would have taken money & supplies to print and time to count out & distribute are placed on the VB on the school website. This is where many of our community partners advertise after school clubs, sports, child care and more.

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SR Parent Suggestion Form

Use this form to identify issues that could be improved at SR and to give your suggestion for how to improve it. Your input may be shared with the appropriate committee or dept, and action may or may not be taken, but that your input is appreciated!