JAGUAR UPDATE

Sunset Valley Elementary 10.04.19

JAGUAR CORNER

It's hard to believe that it is already October and autumn is here! With more than a month behind us, we are well into the curriculum and have completed our preliminary assessments, which help guide our instruction for students. We are eager to share this information with you and look forward to seeing you for Parent-Teacher Conferences (see below for more information) in just a couple weeks. In the meantime, please do not hesitate to reach out to your child's teacher with any questions or concerns about their academic progress.


-Mrs. Rachel Flood

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JASON'S DELI WINNER!

A huge thank you to everyone who voted for SVE in the Jason's Deli September online contest. Sunset Valley was named the School of the Month winner! Jason's Deli delivered some sweet treats for the staff and each student will receive a coupon for a free kid's meal!! What a fun surprise for a Friday. We certainly feel blessed and supported by our community.

News from PTA

Let's Take Care of our Teachers

The PTA would like to provide lunch for our teachers and staff one day during Parent Teacher Conferences. We are looking for donations and people to help make this happen! Please click on the sign up genius below if you are interested in helping to treat our teachers!

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/5080D48AFAD2FA0FE3-parentteacher1


Paradise Park Family Fun Night

Join your fellow Jaguars at Paradise Park Night on October 10th between 5-8 PM for fun and prizes!


Student Directory

Are you planning a birthday party and need someones contact info? Look no further than the Student Directory. If you haven’t become a member, sign up today to get this exclusive benefit! https://sunset-valley-elementary-pta.square.site/


PTA Board Meeting

The Board meeting will be October 7th at 6-7 PM, please feel free to join us in the school library and help plan fun events for the school year!


Haunt The Halls

This event was a favorite last year, look for details coming soon! Mark your calendar for Monday October 28th for 6:30-7:30 PM.

Upcoming Dates

Oct. 10: End of 1st Quarter

Oct. 10: PTA Night at Paradise Park, 5-8pm

Oct. 11: NO SCHOOL- Professional Development for Teachers

Oct. 12: Race for the Future, LSEF Fundraiser

Oct. 16: Not a Late Start Wednesday, 1:30 PM Early Dismissal

Oct. 16 & 17: Parent/Teacher Conferences

Oct. 17 & 18: NO SCHOOL

Oct. 28: Haunt the Halls, 6:30-7:30pm

CHROMEBOOK CHARGING REMINDER

Please encourage your child to charge his/her Chromebook nightly! We have had several students visiting the library to checkout a loaner laptop, due to a low battery on their personal device. Thank you for your support with this!

Parent Teacher Conferences - Online E-Scheduler

Parent Teacher Conferences will take place on Wednesday, October 16 from 2:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. and Thursday, October 17 from 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. Scheduling for Parent Teacher Conferences will be done through the Conference Scheduling tab in PowerSchool. Scheduling is tentatively slated to open at 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday, September 24. The linked document below provides instructions on setting up your Parent Teacher Conference. You will need to be able to sign into your Parent Portal in PowerSchool. If you do not have access to this, please contact the office at 816-986-4240.

Have You Joined SCHOOLOGY Yet?

We're already starting to post our classroom newsletters, updates, and pictures of kids on our Schoology platform! Did you know that you can also download candid photos of your child at school directly from the Schoology albums? Did you know that you can access Schoology on your laptop and desktop as well as via an app on your smart phone or tablet device? You can also track assignments, communicate with the teacher, participate in online discussions and much, much MORE! If you need help signing up, please reach out to your child's teacher. Our goal is to have 100% of our parents signed up and we're almost there! After joining, please use the codes below to access your child's grade level/classroom.

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Click here for ENTIRE yearbook FLYER

Use this link to access the full two page flyer that includes details on how to order a yearbook for your student!

MONTHLY CHARACTER TRAIT

The R7 October Monthly Character Trait is RESPONSIBILITY.


"I am responsible for doing the work I need to do today even though it may be very hard."~ Helen Keller

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