Sunset December Newsletter

December 2017

Mission: Sunset will educate and INSPIRE students to THRIVE in an environment of change.

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Message from Hafey:

I just want to THANK YOU all for making Sunset such a great place! It takes all of us to lead our students to success - thank you for taking a part in our journey! I want all of you to know that I love my job as the Principal of Sunset Elementary and look at each day as an opportunity granted to me to make a difference in the lives of our students! Thank you for this opportunity! If I don't get to tell you before break, Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!


Mrs. Hafey

Please remember to KISS and GO if you use the Kiss and Go zone in front of the school! Let's work together to keep the traffic moving in the mornings!

School Board Meeting - School Closure Recommendation

Thursday, Dec. 14th, 5:30pm


A recommendation will be given and voted on by our BOE on this evening.

Science Day: Weather/Weathering

Friday, Dec. 15th, 8-11:15am

Sunset Elementary

Come check out our next Science Day! If you can help or would like to be a part of this, please get ahold of Mrs. Hafey! This day's focus will be on Weather!
Science Rotations: What is Lightening, Edible Landforms, Tornado Tubes, Lightning, Sky is Blue, Cloud in a Jar, Candy Erosion, and Water Quality!

1st Grade Music Performance

Monday, Dec. 18th, 6pm

Sunset Cafeteria

Day Performance: 12:45pm
Evening Performance: 6:00pm

2nd Grade Music Performance

Monday, Dec. 18th, 6:45pm

Sunset Cafeteria

Day Performance: 1:00pm
Evening Performance: 6:45pm

Christmas Break

Monday, Dec. 25th, 8am

Sunset Elementary

Last day of school - Friday, December 22!
Students return to school - Tuesday, January 9th

January 8th - NO SCHOOL DISTRICT WIDE = Elementary Professional Learning Day, Secondary Workday

Dibels Middle of Year Testing (MOY)

Monday, Jan. 9th, 8am to Thursday, Jan. 12th, 3:30pm

Sunset Elementary

Every child will be Dibels tested! Be watching for their scores!
MOY = Middle of Year
Please stop by if you have any questions in regards to the report sent home after the testing window closes!

No School

Sunday, Jan. 15th, 8am

Sunset Elementary

No School for Elementary students! This is a Professional Learning day for our teachers!

ACCESS Testing

Sunday, Jan. 22nd, 8am to Thursday, Jan. 26th, 3:30pm

Sunset Elementary

ACCESS testing is a test we administer to all our ELL (English Language Learner) students. Every identified ELL student will be tested on their Listening, Reading, Writing, and Speaking skills! If you have questions, please ask! Scores will be reported to the schools in April/May!

January PAC meeting

Monday, Jan. 23rd, 6:30pm

Sunset Library

Child care will be available!

Kindergarten Family Connections Day

Sunday, Jan. 29th, 8am-3pm

Sunset Kindergarten Classrooms

Please be watching for your assigned time! Remember, after your time in the classroom, you will need to take your child back home on this day!
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Sunset Web-Site

If you haven't lately, I encourage you to go in and check out our web-site! You will see that our very own students have been up-dating it and posting information! They have worked every Tuesday after school - whether it be researching a local piece of history or interviewing our new staff! Check it out!
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PLEASE check the Lost and Found BEFORE Christmas! All items left will be taken to the Budget Center!

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