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Sunset Valley Elementary

September 19, 2016

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Contact Information for Sunset Valley Elementary - Please note: Our prefix is 743

Please add the following numbers to your contact list. Please note that we are still in the process of setting up our voice mail greetings.

Front Office - 817-743-8200

Nurse's Office - 817-743-8220

Cafeteria - 817-743-8225

Fax number - 817-743-8238

Important Dates to Remember

Wednesday, September 21 - Sunset Valley Dedication Ceremony @ 6:00 pm

Tuesday, September 14-29 - PTA Fundraiser - World's Finest Chocolate

Saturday, September 17 - Run in the Dark

Friday, September 23 - 3rd grade visits the natatorium for Water Safety

Friday, September 30 - End of the 1st Six weeks/Pride Rally

Friday, October 7 - Report Cards can be viewed in HAC

The Principal's Den

On Wednesday, September 21 from 6:00 - 7:00, we will be having our official school dedication ceremony. The ceremony will take place in the cafeteria. Many representatives from the district, including Superintendent Dr. Randy Reid, Assistant Superintendent Cory Wilson, Board President Craig Allen, board members Cindy Lotton, Ruthie Keyes and Jim Stitt will be here to help us celebrate our school. The Cool Cats Choir and the newly formed Sunset Valley Singers will also be performing. We hope you will be able to join us!

Our next community wide event is this weekend. Join us for the 1-Mile Fun run at the 17th annual Run in the Dark. Online Registration closes, today, September 16th at midnight. Onsite registration begins on September 17th at 4:30 p.m. As a participant of Run in the Dark, you are making a difference in the life of a child in crisis. Now more than ever, local children need our help. All money raised for this event supports Community Storehouse Children’s Programs.

Run in the Dark 2016:

Where: North of Alliance Town Center off Highway 35 and Heritage Trace Pkwy.

When September 17, 2016

4:30 PM – Registration/Packet Pickup

5:30 PM – Food Trucks On-Site

7:00 PM – One Mile Fun Run

7:45 PM – 5K Starts

9:00 PM – Awards

To register for Sunset Valley, go to Join us for the 1-Mile fun Run!

All Sunset Valley participants are meeting near the registration tent at 6:15 pm. Look for us in our Sunset Valley t-shirts!

We are sending a copy of the chocolate order form in the event you need to order another box of chocolate for the PTA fundraiser. Feel free to print the form, fill it out and send it in with your student. Thank you in advance for all of your support!

Have a great weekend everyone!


How do you make a teacher SMILE? Chocolate!!

Our teachers LOVE CHOCOLATE! If you would like to donate bags of miniature candies like Reese's, Twix, M&M's, etc. just drop them off in the front office. Mrs. Eriksen keeps a basket of chocolate in her office everyday specifically to make the entire staff SMILE.

At the Bandstand, A Rock & Roll Review

3rd grade sure and save the date!

  • October 18, 2016 at 8:00am and 6:00pm
  • Our 3rd Grade Students will be presenting SVES’ very first Program!!!!!
  • Our program is a Rock 'n' Roll Review Featuring 50’s Music!

Email Becky Puckett with all of your questions!

District & Community Information

SVES Campus Education Improvement Committee (CEIC)

The Campus Educational Improvement Committee (CEIC) is a major communication tool for the Principal in matters of policy and procedures. It serves as a communication link to receive campus and community input. CEIC members serve in an advisory role and provide campus administration with unique points of view depending on their role within the community. Our committee members this year are:

Sharen Baldevarona, parent rep

Jennifer Cowen, Counselor

Kristen Eriksen, Principal

Sandy Gremmels, teacher rep

Nathan Hesselgrave, parent rep

Anna Michaels, Assistant Principal

Lavonia Nelson, teacher rep

Jon Smedley, parent rep

Gina Smith, teacher rep

Kim Taylor, teacher rep

Our first CEIC meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, October 4 at 4:00 pm. Committee members will receive an email. If you would like to attend but are not a part of the committee, please contact SVES secretary, Debbie Rush.

Mark Your Calendars Now...

October 10, 2016 – Student Holiday (Teacher Professional Development)
November 11, 2016 – Student Holiday (Teacher Professional Development)
November 21-25, 2016 – District Holiday (Thanksgiving Break)
December 19-30, 2016 – District Holiday (Winter Break)
January 2, 2017 – Student Holiday (Teacher Professional Development)
January 13, 2017 – Student Holiday (Teacher Professional Development)
January 16, 2017 – District Holiday (Martin Luther King Day)
February 20, 2017 – Student Holiday (Teacher Professional Development)
March 13-17, 2017 – District Holiday (Spring Break)
April 14, 2017 – District Holiday (Bad Weather Make-Up Day)
April 17, 2017 – District Holiday (Bad Weather Make-Up Day)
May 27, 2017 – High School Graduation (at UTA's College Park Center)
May 29, 2017 – District Holiday (Memorial Day)
June 2, 2017 – Last Day of School

Sunset Valley PTA

Ready to Volunteer?

Interested in volunteering at Sunset Valley Elementary at any point this year? We love our volunteers! Please complete the volunteer application and background check (click here). The application must be completed every year.

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