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Sunday, November 27, 2022

WE DID IT!!!

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Congratulations, Sunset Park's, November Terrific Kids!!!

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School Improvement Countil

The purpose of the School Improvement Council (SIC) is to bring together parents, educators, students and community stakeholders to collaborate on improvement opportunities within our school. We need your ideas on how the SIC can work to improve Sunset Park. No idea is too big or too small! Talk about it with your students then visit the following link to provide feedback:


https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/HPDVH6W


The next SIC meeting will be in January (no December meeting). We hope to see you there. We hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving!


~Mr. Eric Johnson

SIC Chairman

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From the Office...

Our Attendance Incentive began just over 4 weeks ago. Prizes are given weekly for the previous week. Your child is eligible if they were on time each day. A name is drawn from eligible students in grades Pk4 - 2nd and 3rd - 5th grade. Drawings are on Tuesday for the previous week. Congratulations to our winners:


Week 1

K5 A'Shari Simmons

5th Martiza Moore


Week 2

PK4 Jayden Tinajero

4th Christopher Barrera


Week 3

2nd EJ Patton

3rd Cayden Jones


Week 4 1st

Kameron Hicklin

4th Nicholas Castaneda Rivera


We would like to thank Clinton College for funding the grant to support this incentive!


~Mrs. Dieguez

Library News

Our Annual Scholastic Book Fair will be here soon! Mark your calendars for the week of December 5th – 12th, 2022. Students can preview and shop during their regularly scheduled library class. The fair will also be open during the Winter Wonderland Family Event on Tuesday, December 6th beginning at 6 o’clock until 7 o’clock.


Parents can choose an easy, safe, and paperless method of paying for books by creating an e-wallet account. Use the link below to Sunset Park’s webpage. Follow the instructions to set up the e-wallet account. https://www.scholastic.com/bf/sunsetparkelementaryschool4


Also, check out the book fair brochure that includes lots of picture books, graphic novels and much more or browse the digital book fair flyer at www.scholastic.com/fair.


Happy Book Shopping!!!


~Mrs. Gray

Math Resources for Home & School

Khan Academy


Use the link above to access Khan Academy at home. From Pre-K all the way to college level, Khan Academy offers tons of personalized learning tools to help students learn math concepts and gain problem-solving skills. Catch up on the math subjects you may have forgotten, then help your child through lessons to help them advance in math. Find out the math skills needed for each grade level, answer practice questions or watch helpful videos with your own free parent account!


~Mrs. Blackwell

PE News

Happy Thanksgiving to all!


Our students are actively participating in cooperative games promoting working together, fair play, and sportsmanship. Our K-2 student activities target the development of locomotor skills and games to improve their fitness levels. Students in grades 3-5 are participating in activities to enhance their cardio-vascular fitness level. Our 3-5 students are preparing for Fitnessgram testing which focuses on cardio-vascular fitness, muscular strength, muscular endurance, and flexibility. I encourage you to model being physically active and encourage a healthy lifestyle.


The American Heart Association recommends that healthy children, stay active throughout the day. It is strongly advised that children get at least an hour of moderate to vigorous activity every day. This will help them maintain a healthy weight and keep their hearts, brains and bodies healthy.


Here are some ideas suggested by the American Heart Association:


-Enjoy the great outdoors! Schedule a time each day for an outdoor activity with your children. Hike a local nature trail, go for a walk or jog, or ride a bicycle path.

-Schedule family playtime. Choose activities that require movement, such as bowling, catch or miniature golf.

-With the holidays coming up, choose toys wisely. Give children toys that encourage physical activity, such as balls, kites, skateboards and jump ropes.

-Limit screen time. Experts suggests one to two hours of screen time a day for children. Set boundaries, keep the television and electronic media out of your child's bedroom and limit computer usage to school projects.


Announcement! Fourth graders are headed back to the Rock Hill Aquatic Center for swimming lessons. We are scheduled for lessons February 13 - 16. This is a no cost swim lesson event with Red Cross certified swimming instructors. Please note that the only thing your child must provide is a swimsuit and a towel. More info to come in January.


~Ms. Bundy

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Coming Soon...More information on how YOU can help us achieve the Blue Ribbon Schools Award!

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