Howling Coyote


Important Dates:

Nov. 8: Minimum Day- Conference Prep

Nov. 9: PTC Meeting 7:00pm (Library)

Nov. 11: NO SCHOOL Veterans Day

Nov. 15-19: Minimum Days- Conferences

Nov. 22-26: NO SCHOOL Thanksgiving Break

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TK-K: 7:50-12:10pm

1st-6th: 7:50-12:20pm

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RUSD is working collaboratively with the Rocklin Police Department. And as part of the investigation of the recent vandalism, surveillance video footage is being reviewed. If you, or anyone you know, has information that could aid the investigation, please reach out to our principal or the Rocklin Police Department Non-Emergency phone line at (916) 625-5400. Since SRES is a huge part of the this community we are asking everyone to keep an eye out and to respond.
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California Pioneer History Day

A California Pioneer History Day highlighting the contributions of groups traditionally underrepresented in California’s history will be held 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 6, at Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park in Coloma.

This is the fourth California Pioneer History Day event, which occurs every other year. The third biennial event in 2019 attracted about 5,000 people in one day, thrilling history buffs of all ages.

The family friendly event, which features many hands-on activities for both children and adults on pioneer life, will include historical exhibits and demonstrations from the Chinese Friends of the Railroad; Gold Rush Jewish Community; the Black peacetime military unit, the Buffalo Soldiers; the Mewuk Nisenan Native American tribes; the Japanese Wakamatsu Farm; and the Mormon Battalion, six of whose members were with James Marshall in Coloma when he discovered gold

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Gratitude for PurposeFull Families

During November and December, SRES will be focusing on Gratitude. Please see the letters below for your student grade level to continue the learning at home with some great conversation starters, books to read, activities to pursue, and some challenges.

Gradtitude for TK-2

Gradtitude for 3-6

Family PurposeFull Pursuit: Family Gratitude Jar

Find a place in your home to display a glass jar. Cut up small slips of paper and place them next to the jar. Use the jar to collect special people, places, events, and memories that your family is thankful for. Find a time each week to add slips of Gratitude to the jar. Having a gloomy day or a challenging time as a family? Pull out the slips of Gratitude and read them aloud as a family as a reminder of all of your grateful moments.

Parent Teacher Conferences

Conferences are scheduled for the week of November 15th-19th. Our Online Scheduler is now closed. Please contact your teacher via email if you need to still schedule/reschedule.

Chromebook Update

Those of you who filled out the form to receive a Chromebook through the RUSD Emergency Connectivity Fund should be receiving their new device around Thanksgiving. We have over 150 students taking advantage of this opportunity! Stay tuned for more details....

And it is still not too late....our District was awarded another grant and we are able to offer many more to students who need them. (This program is not income based, students and families are eligible based on their need for connectivity.)

If you checked one out for your student(s) last year, and you have not yet applied, you should complete this form today to see if you qualify! We encourage all families to apply for this program.

If you have any questions, call our Technology Department at 916-672-3600. .

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Supporting Your Student Through Grief & Loss


Supporting Your Students: Grief & Loss

Thursday, November 18th, 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Zoom Link:


Theme: #coyotesCAN!


  • Design must be on an 8.5” by 11” piece of paper
  • Design must include the name of our school: Sunset Ranch

  • Also include the years: 2021-2022

  • Please have correct spelling, grammar, and punctuation

  • Include your name and teacher’s name on the back of your design in pencil


  • Must be a 6th grade student

Due by: Friday, November 19, 2021 Please submit your artwork at the front office.

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The SRES 2021-2022 Yearbook is on sale now! Yearbooks are $20.00 (upgrades available for an additional cost) and we are accepting online orders only at this time. Please visit Lifetouch Yearbook now to order your copy today! Yearbook ID Code: 13231222

** Keep and eye out for the flyer coming home with your students! **

COVID Protocols/Testing

RUSD will advise staff and students with symptoms of COVID-19 to stay home. Symptoms include:



-Nausea or Vomiting


-Muscle or Body Aches


-New Loss of Taste of Smell

-Sore Throat

-Congestion or Runny Nose


For more information on RUSD Health Guidance please visit COVID Resources.

If you need to get a COVID-19 test, please note that we do not accept home test kit results, only results from PCR or Antigen tests. Testing Resources

Please see the information below from the CDC, Your Guide to Masks.