🍁🍂 Sunny Heighlights 🍂🍁

November 1, 2019

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Principal's Message

Sunny Heights Families,


Safety and security of our students, staff, and visitors is a priority at Sunny Heights Elementary. In order to enhance the level of security for school visitors, the district has implemented the Raptor visitor management system at Sunny Heights. In order to better protect our students, visitors, and staff, all visitors will be required to show a valid, government-issued ID at the front desk upon entering the building. We appreciate the cooperation and support of our families in maintaining a safe and secure learning environment for all at Sunny Heights.


As always, thank you for all that you do!


Your proud principal,


Barton Lewis

FALL BACK!!

Do not forget to change your clocks on Sunday, November 3rd at 2:00 a.m. We "fall back" in time and have another hour of sleep!

NO SCHOOL ON November 5th

Do not forget that on Tuesday, November 5th, there is NO school for all students! This is a Professional Learning Day for our staff. We will see you on the 6th!

PICTURE RE-TAKE DAY

Please note that due to the Lifetouch pictures arriving later than expected, Picture Re-Take Day has been rescheduled to Tuesday, November 12th. Flyers will be coming home soon. If you do not like the pictures that you may have received from the previous picture day, just send the pictures back to the photographer on the 12th. Sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.

Our Family of the Month for September

Each month, beginning with September, we are honoring one of our wonderful families. The families will be selected based on the following criteria: Parent or guardian must be a PTA member; students must have good attendance; the family must exhibit C.O.R.E. behavior at all times when in the building. The Ortiz family was awarded a $25.00 gift card to Walmart. Congratulations to the Ortiz family!

Winners of the Pizza Party!!

Mrs. Benberry's class has pulled out all the stops to raise almost $80.00 for the Sunny Heights Eaglebots Robotics team. Thank you, Mrs. Benberry and class! We hope you enjoyed your pizza party!

Calendar of Events

IMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER

November 5 - Professional Day - No School for students

November 8 - PTA Fallfest 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.

November 8 - PTA candy sale ends

November 12 - Picture re-take in the a.m.

November 12 - PTA meeting @ 6:00 p.m.

November 13 - Progress reports come home

November 14 - Skating party at Roller Cave 6:00-8:00 p.m.

November 27 thru 29 - No School, Thanksgiving holiday

SAILING 4 SIGHT

Sailing4Sight, a 501 C 3 Public Charity, will be providing free refractions and free eyeglasses to homeless and less fortunate school age children in Warren Township. Parents may contact one of the event coordinators at the numbers included in this article. A reliable phone number from the parent is part of your child's registration. A team of volunteers, along with Dr. Pruitt and staff, will perform free refractions for the children. Sailing4Sight will provide free eyeglasses if needed. Register early, appointments fill up quickly. The event will be hosted at 9948 E. Washington St. on Saturday, November 9th from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Contact Bill Wittlief @ 317-626-2246 or Nancy Wittlief @ 317-403-2172 for registration and more information.

WEEKLY ATTENDANCE

Kindergarten 93.50%

1st grade 91.87%

2nd grade 93.96%

3rd grade 93.10%

4th grade 95.74%

SH Total 93.70%

Township Goal 97.0%

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Free Girls Lacrosse League at Warren Central H.S.

Try something new this winter. Girls lacrosse, one of the fastest growing sports in America, is a varsity sport at Warren Central. This winter there will be an indoor recreational league for girls in grades 3-8. We plan to have two divisions, one for grades 3, 4, and 5, and one for grades 6, 7 and 8. This program is absolutely free. Times, dates and other information can be found on the registration page by following this link: ttps://forms.gle/SjRqnVFHVpFTVenT7


Contact Coach Gary Roberts with questions at groberts@warren.k12.in.us

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WARREN'S HIGH ABILITY PROGRAM

Warren's High Ability Program is designed to meet the unique academic needs of gifted and talented students. The curriculum in these classes is differentiated and faster paced and students will be working above grade level if they qualify. As a district, we look at all students in grades 1, 4, 6 and 8 to see if they qualify for the following school year based on eligibility criteria. Parent recommendations are considered along with achievement scores when determining placement in high ability. More detailed identification information can be found here. If you would like to complete a recommendation for the broad based planning committee to consider you can do so here 2020-2021 High Ability Parent Recommendation Form The parent recommendation form will be open until January 31, 2020.
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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.

School Weather Closings

The time of the year when school can be delayed or closed due to weather conditions is coming up. If there is a delay or closing, you will receive a call from our automated calling system to the phone number you provided to our school. Please be sure the office has your current phone number.

SUNNY HEIGHTS ELEMENTARY


11149 Stonybrook Drive, Indianapolis 46229

Phone: 532-2900; Fax: 532-2938

School hours: 8:05 a.m. to 3:05 p.m.


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