🌼Sunny Heighlights🌷

April 19, 2019

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Principal's Message

Sunny Heights Families,


The 2018-2019 ILEARN test is here! 3rd and 4th graders at Sunny Heights will begin testing the morning of Tuesday, April 23rd. Students will be testing each day in the morning for approximately 1 hour. The ILEARN test does not define your child, but you do want students to be set up for success and to do their very best on the test! Please help reiterate this message at home with your child. In order to minimize distractions to the testing environment, please avoid if at all possible making appointments, arriving late, departing early, or missing school during the next few weeks.


We are excited to see how much our students have grown this year!


Thank you for ALL that you do!


Your proud principal,

Barton Lewis

ELEMENTARY & INTERMEDIATE ART SHOW

Come and enjoy the Elementary & Intermediate Art Show the week of Monday, April 29th to Friday, May 3rd. The show will be held at Porter Service Center which is located at 9150 E. Rawles Avenue from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. This event is free to all to come and view the exciting artwork our students are producing. Sandra Rodriguez-Estrada's weaving artwork was chosen for our Sunny Heights art poster and postcards. Fantastic job!

PTA POPCORN FUNDRAISER

Thank you to all the families that have sold popcorn for our PTA; it was a GREAT success. The estimated time of delivery is in Mid-May. We can not take any more order forms or money as of Friday, April 19th. Again, THANK YOU for supporting your childs' school PTA!

LOST AND FOUND TABLE

If you come by school in the next few days, check out the Lost and Found table in the front office area to see if any of your child's items may have made it there. All items that remain will be taken to a charity for others in need to use on Friday, April 19th.

🍕 COME & HAVE SOME FUN 🍕

Come and enjoy an evening at Chuck E. Cheese while helping to make money for our school. The evening is on Thursday, April 25th from 3:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Flyers have gone home with coupons for all to use.

Calendar of Events

IMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER

April 20th - Egg Hunt 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

April 25th - Chuck E. Cheese Night 3:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

April 26th - Kona Ice @ recess

May 7th - PTA meeting @ 6:00 p.m.

May 17th - PTA Talent Show 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Looking for talented students at SH!

Looking for talented students to perform in the Sunny Heights Talent Show. Can you sing, dance, juggle, twirl a baton? If so, you can show off your talents on May 17th at the Sunny Heights Talent Show. A flyer will be coming home next week with more information.

**ATTENTION 2nd & 3rd Graders**

Sunny Heights Science Olympiad

Join us!

MSD Warren Township is starting Science Olympiad at the elementary level! Currently, the team from Raymond Park is going to the National Competition!


What is it? Science Olympiad is a competition in which students compete in various areas of science such as Earth Science, Biology, and Engineering. (It is not Chemistry, aka potions, at the elementary level.)


We will meet to choose and work on projects on Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 7:45 to 8:30. Practice/work sessions will be: 4/23, 4/25, 4/30, 5/2, & 5/7. The competition will be held at Raymond Park Middle School on May 8th, time TBD.


Any questions, please email Mrs. Dick, SH STEM Teacher sdick1@warren.k12.in.us

Read & Rise Program at Warren ECC

PTA CONNECTED

Take Charge of Your Digital Life

Digital Families Community Event – Monday April 22nd at 6pm

Located at the MSD Warren Township Administration Building at 975 N. Post Road

Dear Warren Township Families,

Raising children in the age of smartphones and social media brings new challenges and concerns for all families. That is why we are inviting you to join the Warren Township Council of PTAs at 6 pm in the MSD Warren Township Administration Building located at 975 N. Post Road for our Digital Families Community Event. This event will promote safer and more responsible use of online technology among children and families.

During this event your family will learn together about the importance of digital safety and online behavior through various workshops (Healthy Habits, Online Presence, Password Strategies, Privacy and You, Building Empathy, Family Tech Talk, and Ask a Student Center). Some of the things you can expect to talk about are password security, online communication, and how to be a connected as a family online. 98% of kids 8 years and younger have access to a smart device. It's important that our families know how to keep each other safe and be the best versions of ourselves online. We hope to see you on April 22nd to get the conversation started! Pizza and drinks will be provided at the event. Raffle Prizes will also be awarded! Please RSVP using the form below or through our Facebook page "Warren Township Council of PTAs".

Questions? Email us at warrenptacouncil@gmail.com

Sincerely,

Michelle Shuffitt

Warren Township Council of PTAs President

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Yes! We plan to attend the Digital Families Community Event on Monday, April 22nd.

Parent/Guardian/Adult Name: ________________________________________

School Your Child Attends (if applicable): _____________________________

Student's Name(s): ___________________________________________________

Number attending in your family: _______________

Parents - Please return RSVP to your student's teacher.

Teachers - Please return RSVP to your main office.


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Warren Township School District has a new app and website! The purpose of the app and website is to provide regular updates through the live feed, district news, and

district events sections as well as other important district information. The app includes easy access to the weekly breakfast and lunch menu, staff contacts, district documents, bullying and safety reporting form, and much much more. The Warren app can be downloaded at the Apple and Android App Store. Stay informed and download the app today. The district website is www.warren.k12.in.us.

YEARBOOKS ARE HERE!!

The 2018-2019 Sunny Heights Elementary yearbook has arrived! There are a limited supply left and if you wish one, please bring in $12.00 (either cash or a money order made out to Sunny Heights Elementary) and we would be glad to send one home! Memories!!

WEEKLY ATTENDANCE

Kindergarten 94.05%

1st grade 91.73%

2nd grade 94.44%

3rd grade 94.66%

4th grade 95.78%

SH Total 94.13%

Township Goal 97.0%

ILEARN ASSESSMENT

3rd and 4th graders will take the new statewide assessment called ILEARN. This is the assessment that has replaced ISTEP. The ILEARN testing window opens on Monday, April 22nd. ILEARN measures student achievement and growth according to Indiana Academic Standards. ILEARN is the summative accountability assessment for Indiana students and assesses the areas of Language Arts and Math. Fourth grade will have additional Science assessment that they will complete. For more information about ILEARN, please visit the IDOE website at https://www.doe.in.gov/assessment/ilearn
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School Breakfast

Chartwells Food Service for the Warren Township schools, would like all to know that breakfast is available to ALL students for free in the classroom. If you have any questions, please contact Haley Quade via email at hquade@warren.k12.in.us.

LAST DAY OF SCHOOL - MONDAY, JUNE 3RD


Monday, June 3rd is Warren Township's last day of the regular school year (barring no further

weather closings). This date has been extended due to the following weather closings: November 15th and January 30th. All students will be dismissed early on this day.


Grades 5 - 12 will be dismissed at 1:30 pm

Grades K-4 will be dismissed at 2:30 pm

SUNNY HEIGHTS ELEMENTARY


11149 Stonybrook Drive, Indianapolis 46229

Phone: 532-2900; Fax: 532-2938

School hours: 8:40 a.m. to 3:40 p.m.


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