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April 12, 2019

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Principal's Message

Sunny Heights Families,


The Warren Early Childhood Center is partnering with the Indianapolis Urban League to offer a program, Read and Rise, to our parent community. The foundation of the program is aimed at promoting reading and literacy development in the home. Their mission is to reinforce that parents are a child's first and most important teacher.

ECC will host three family literacy workshops as outlined below:


  • Thursday, April 25; 6:00-7:15 p.m.- Focus on Birth to Age 4
  • Thursday, May 9; 6:00-7:15 p.m.- Focus on Kindergarten and 1st Grade, up to age 7
  • Thursday, May 23; 6:00-7:15 p.m.- Focus on 2nd Grade and 3rd Grade, up to age 9


IUL teaches the workshops, provides dinner, how-to guides for parents and reading materials for children. ECC will provide child care for families whom would otherwise not be able to attend.


Please see the flyer attached below for more information.


Your proud principal,

Barton Lewis

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.

Calendar of Events

IMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER

April 12th - Guys Night Out 5:00 - 7:30 p.m.

April 17th - Skating Party @ Roller Cave 6-8 p.m.

April 18th - Book Fair Family Night 5:30-7:30 pm

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

**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: 4/11, 4/16, 4/18, 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

PTA Presents......Popcornopolis!!

April 1st – April 17th Sunny Heights students will be selling Popcornopolis popcorn. Money and orders are due on Wednesday, April 17th (CASH Only). Popcorn should arrive by mid-May.


The flavor selection will be these five:

Caramel, Jalapeno Cheddar, Kettle Corn, Unicorn and Zebra


Prices will range from $7 - $39.

There will be prizes for each student who participates!

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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Take Charge of Your Digital Life

Evento Comunitario de Familias Digitales - lunes 22 de abril a las 6pm Ubicado en

el edificio de administración de MSD Warren Township en 975 N. Post Road

Estimadas familias del municipio de Warren:

Criar a los niños en la era de los teléfonos inteligentes y las redes sociales trae nuevos desafíos y preocupaciones para todas las familias. Es por eso que lo invitamos a unirse al Consejo de PTA de Warren Township a las 6 pm en el Edificio de Administración de MSD Warren Township ubicado en 975 N. Post Road para el evento comunitario de Digital Familias. Este evento promoverá un uso más seguro y responsable de la tecnología en línea entre los niños y las familias.

Durante este evento, su familia aprenderá sobre la importancia de la seguridad digital y el comportamiento en línea a través de varios talleres (hábitos saludables, presencia en línea, estrategias de contraseña, privacidad y usted, creación de empatía, charla de tecnología familiar y centro "Pregunte a un estudiante"). Algunas de las cosas de las que puede esperar hablar son la seguridad de la contraseña, la comunicación en línea y cómo estar conectado como una familia en línea. El 98% de los niños de 8 años o menos tienen acceso a un dispositivo inteligente. Es importante que nuestras familias sepan cómo protegerse mutuamente y ser las mejores versiones de nosotros mismos en línea. i Esperamos verlo el 22 de abril para comenzar la conversación! Pizza y bebidas serán proporcionadas en el evento. ¡También se otorgarán premios de la rifa! Por favor confirme su asistencia utilizando el formulario a continuación o a través de nuestra página de Facebook "Warren Township Council of PTAS".

¿Preguntas? Envíenos un correo electrónico a warrenptacouncil@gmail.com

Sinceramente,

Michelle Shuffitt

Consejo Municipal de Warren de PTA President

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¡Sí! Planeamos asistir al evento comunitario de Digital Familias el lunes 22 de abril.

Nombre del padre / tutor/ adulto: _______________________________________________________

Escuela a la que asiste su hijo (si corresponde): ____________________________________________

Nombres de los estudiantes): _____________________________________________________________

Número de participantes en tu familia: ______________

Padres - Por favor devuelva el RSVP a la maestra de su estudiante.

Maestros - Por favor devuelva RSVP a su oficina principal.

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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!!

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.

WEEKLY ATTENDANCE

Kindergarten 93.50%

1st grade 94.69%

2nd grade 95.26%

3rd grade 97.80%

4th grade 96.30%

SH Total 95.60%

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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