ISF - VOICE Mentor
The VOICE Mentor program is recruiting.  The purpose of the VOICE Mentor Program is to match students who need social, emotional or academic support with a high school or adult mentor, throughout the school year. Across the Issaquah School District, there is a wait list of around 200 students.  In short, VOICE needs more mentors.  VOICE asks for up to a one-hour, one-day-a-week commitment between October and May.   Being a mentor with the VOICE Program is fun and rewarding.  Click  here  for more information. ... read full article
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PTA School ToursLalitha Sanders8/10/20188/26/2018
PTA School Tours
School Tours  Sunday, August 26th, at 1-3pm  Mooney Icy Tunes will be on-site with ice cream treats for purchase. New to SH? Guided Tours @1:45– 2:15. Look for our New Family Meet & Greet Table on the playground. ... read full article
Be Part of the Herd! Join the PTA!Lalitha Sanders8/2/201810/12/2018
Be Part of the Herd! Join the PTA!
With an all-in goal of 100% enrollment , we are currently at 50%. Family Memberships are $25 and they provide access to the Sunny Hills’ Online Directory, Community Discounts, and the opportunity to have a say in your child’s education. Sunny Hills’ teachers and staff THANK YOU for all of the sponsored memberships from our families! Contact Kendra Villasana with questions. ... read full article
KinderConnect Summer PlaydatesLalitha Sanders6/10/20188/25/2018
KinderConnect Summer Playdates
Are you an incoming kindergarten parent? Then don't miss our KinderConnect play dates this summer, sponsored by the PTA! They are a great way for families and students to meet.  Contact Katherine Sullivan  or Libby Larsen , our KinderConnect chairs, with questions.  The next summer playdate is - Coffee and Donuts Meet-up: Saturday, 8/25 @ Sunny Hills Playground from 10:30 AM-12:30 PM   ... read full article
Parents Night Out - Karate WestLalitha Sanders9/30/201810/5/2018
Parents Night Out - Karate West
Our first PTA-endorsed "Parents’ Night Out" at Karate West for the year will be on Friday, October 5 th from 6-9 PM!  Drop off your kids (ages 6-12) and enjoy a night to yourself!  Your child will enjoy a fun-filled evening of games with experienced staff, plus a pizza dinner.  Space is limited.  Register here .  The cost is $35, and all proceeds support the Sunny Hills PTA! ... read full article
Orange Ruler Fun Run!Lalitha Sanders9/17/201810/5/2018
Orange Ruler Fun Run!
Tuesday, October 2 nd is the last day to accept donations for the Orange Ruler Fundraiser. If you haven’t enrolled your child, or would still like to donate, go to  orangeruler.com . If you have a cash or check donation, it needs to be sent to school with your child in the Orange Ruler Collection Envelope on Tuesday, Oct. 2 nd . Thank you for your support! You are welcome to cheer on your kids at the Fun Run on Friday, October 5 th at 2nd recess. For more information, please click here . ... read full article
Who's Ready for School?Lalitha Sanders8/26/20189/10/2018
Who's Ready for School?
Who’s Ready for School?   Step 1: Create/Review your FREE PTA account* Step 2: Join PTA Step 3: Order Spirit Wear Step 4: Volunteer  *NEW USERS: If you are new to Sunny Hills you will need to create a  user account  for the PTA website. Creating an account will allow you to pay for your PTA membership online, receive PTA eNews, update your student’s teacher for inclusion in the Online Student Directory  and much more! *EXISTING USERS: Returning families may sign in to their  existing account . If you have forgotten your password, you can  reset it here. Click the edit button ... read full article
ISF: Dining for Kids at Agave Cocina & TequilasLalitha Sanders11/6/201811/7/2018
ISF: Dining for Kids at Agave Cocina & Tequilas
Enjoy a great meal for a great cause! The Issaquah Schools Foundation invites you to Dining for Kids to raise funds for the Feeding Student Success program, which provides food aid to students. Dine at Agave Cocina & Tequilas in Issaquah Highlands on Wednesday, November 7 th from 11 AM to 10 PM and Agave will donate a portion of your bill to Feeding Student Success.  Learn more here . ... read full article
ISF: Glassybaby Night at Capri CellarsLalitha Sanders11/6/201811/8/2018
ISF: Glassybaby Night at Capri Cellars
Please join Issaquah Schools Foundation for our third annual Glassybaby event on Thursday, November 8 th . Join us at Capri Cellars in Issaquah from 5:30 to 8:00 PM and 10% of all sales will go to the Foundation.  Learn more here ... read full article
ISF - VOICE MentorLalitha Sanders11/6/201811/20/2018
ISF - VOICE Mentor
The VOICE Mentor program is recruiting.  The purpose of the VOICE Mentor Program is to match students who need social, emotional or academic support with a high school or adult mentor, throughout the school year. Across the Issaquah School District, there is a wait list of around 200 students.  In short, VOICE needs more mentors.  VOICE asks for up to a one-hour, one-day-a-week commitment between October and May.   Being a mentor with the VOICE Program is fun and rewarding.  Click  here  for more information. ... read full article
Enrichment GrantsLalitha Sanders10/26/201811/2/2018
Enrichment Grants
Enrichment Grants were approved at the GMM last Thursday.  The PTA was able to fully fund the all-grades flower and vegetable garden supplies, Senegal Drumming workshop, 3 rd grade geology adventure, PE health and fitness heart rate monitors, specialists’ Sensory Library, 5 th grade reading tubs, 3 rd -5 th grade Jogging club supplies, and 4 th grade Growth Mindset games, along with partially funding the 2 nd grade Forces & Motion: Toy Workshop to bring down the cost of the in-house field trip. ... read full article
Scholastic Book Fair: ONLINE ORDERING AVAILABLE!Lalitha Sanders10/26/201810/31/2018
Scholastic Book Fair: ONLINE ORDERING AVAILABLE!
Our book fair was a huge success – thank you for visiting the fair and supporting Sunny Hills!  If you missed the fair, or we were sold out of any books you were looking for, please shop our online fair by clicking  here  until October 31 st !   Orders placed will ship for free to Sunny Hills after October 31 st , and will be distributed to students upon arrival.  Please email  Kate Murray  with any questions. ... read full article
After School MovieLalitha Sanders10/20/201810/24/2018
After School Movie
Our first After School Movie of the year will be Hotel Transylvania 3 . Click  here for more information.  ... read full article
Lost and Found Lalitha Sanders10/11/201810/29/2018
Lost and Found
Our lost and found is overflowing! Please remind your child to stop by the lost and found closet to see if any of their belongings are there. Lost and found is opposite to the office door (room 201). On that same note, PTA plans to do a cleanup on Monday, October 29th between 10:00 am and 1:30 pm. All clearly labeled items will be returned to their owners. All unclaimed and unlabeled items will be donated after that date ... read full article
Art VolunteersLalitha Sanders9/30/201810/19/2018
Art Volunteers
The PTA offers many ways to get involved, both in the classroom and outside school hours. We are currently looking for volunteers to help with classroom art lessons, led by Museo Art Academy. For more information about the art program or to sign up to be a classroom art volunteer, please click here . ... read full article
Sunny Hills Online Student DirectoryLalitha Sanders9/29/201810/7/2018
Sunny Hills Online Student Directory
Please take a moment to log back into the PTA portal here and add the teacher’s name for your student(s). This will facilitate an accurate Online Student Directory, available October 8th. ... read full article
Grant ApplicationsLalitha Sanders9/3/20189/27/2018
Grant Applications
Sunny Hills PTA Enrichment Grants are due back from teachers, staff, parents or students by Thursday, September 27 th .  The Enrichment Grant committee will then review applications and present recommendations to the PTA Board.  Grant recipients will be announced after October 5, 2018. ... read full article
Calling all artists!Lalitha Sanders8/27/201810/19/2018
Calling all artists!
The Reflections art competition is a National PTA program which recognizes students for their artistic creativity. This year’s theme is Heroes Around Me. Students of all grades and abilities can compete by entering an original work in the categories: visual arts (painting, drawing, etc.), photography, literature, music composition, dance choreography, and film production. Deadline for submission is: Friday, October 19 th . Click here  for more information. ... read full article
2018-19 Volunteer Opportunities – OPEN CHAIR POSITIONSLalitha Sanders6/10/20186/24/2018
2018-19 Volunteer Opportunities – OPEN CHAIR POSITIONS
We are still looking to fill several important chair positions for next year: Yearbook and Science Fair. If you are interested in running any of these amazing programs, please contact Lisa Deily or Joana Figueiredo . Additional volunteer opportunities will be opened for sign up during the Enrollment Verification Process (EVP) in early August.   ... read full article