2018-2019 School Supplies
The PTA is pleased to be working with School Tool Box again to provide you with an easy way to get your school supplies for next year.  This is not a fundraiser, just a courtesy to help expedite the school supply process!  Just visit the SCHOOL TOOLBOX WEBSITE , and either log in, or click “Find Boxes Now” and enter ‘Sunny Hills’.  School supply kits for Kindergarten through 5 th grade are already populated with the required class supply lists for next year.  You can buy a box as is, or customize it to meet your specific needs.  All orders ... read full article
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Lalitha Sanders 
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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
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Lalitha Sanders 
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6/10/2018-6/24/2018

Tools 4 School
Students in the Issaquah School District who need financial assistance can register to receive a backpack filled with the basic school supplies their teachers have requested.  To register for a backpack, please click here and to donate backpacks, click here . ... read full article
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Lalitha Sanders 
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6/10/2018-6/24/2018

Passive Fundraising in the Summer!
Summer is still a great time to help your school!  Summer is almost here, and we have a friendly reminder that during this wonderful season, you still have a chance to help the Sunny Hills PTA earn money for amazing educational programs and events for Sunny Hills’ kids! All you need to do is just shop using our silent fundraising links for Smile Amazon , Nordstrom and Microsoft Store . Please add links to your favorites bar! Remember to link your Fred Meyer Rewards card to Sunny Hills or get your free Bartell and Drugs free ‘B’ Caring Card and ... read full article
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Lalitha Sanders 
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PTA Open House – TODAY!Lalitha Sanders5/14/20185/14/2018
PTA Open House – TODAY!
PTA Open House – TODAY! Are you interested in getting more involved with the PTA next year? Please join us at 10 AM this morning in the Sunny Hills PTA Portable to learn more about the programs planned for the 2018-19 school year. There’s no commitment to join by stopping by.  Everyone is welcome, and feel free to bring friends!  We hope to see you. ... read full article
Summer Kickoff Luau June 15th, 5:30-7pm – Volunteers Needed4/5/20186/15/2018
Summer Kickoff Luau June 15th, 5:30-7pm – Volunteers Needed
We need your help!  If you have an hour to spare please   volunteer here to run a game, man a station, help with set up or clean up. Alumni are welcome to volunteer! Free fun and games for all ages. Concessions as well as The Ultimate Melt, Los Chilangos, Chicago West and Kapeliela’s Shaved Ice will have food available for purchase. (Gluten Free options available). At 6:15, we will have Melelani Hula Studio give us a traditional Hawaiian dance lesson! Questions? Contact Kendra Villasana ( director@iesvirginia.com ) ... read full article
President's Welcome8/22/20179/29/2017
President's Welcome
Hello and welcome to the 2017-18 school year.  With your generous support, the Sunny Hills PTA is excited to offer another year of wonderful programs and events designed to enrich our children’s learning and provide fun & engaging opportunities for families to connect. This year’s theme is   Community . Our families, teachers and staff are the backbone of our school. In partnership with our amazing teachers and Sunny Hills staff, the PTA offers many ways for families to get involved. Volunteer opportunities are available both during class time and outside school hours. We encourage you to join us and make a ... read full article
2018-2019 School SuppliesLalitha Sanders6/1/20189/3/2018
2018-2019 School Supplies
The PTA is pleased to be working with School Tool Box again to provide you with an easy way to get your school supplies for next year.  This is not a fundraiser, just a courtesy to help expedite the school supply process!  Just visit the SCHOOL TOOLBOX WEBSITE , and either log in, or click “Find Boxes Now” and enter ‘Sunny Hills’.  School supply kits for Kindergarten through 5 th grade are already populated with the required class supply lists for next year.  You can buy a box as is, or customize it to meet your specific needs.  All orders ... read full article
June General Membership MeetingLalitha Sanders4/28/20186/6/2018
June General Membership Meeting
Please join us for our final GMM of the year on Friday, 8 June from 10 AM - 12:00 PM at Beaver Lake Lodge. Everyone is welcome. ... read full article
Spelling Bee Round 1 ResultsAmanda Rench1/15/20182/7/2018
Spelling Bee Round 1 Results
On 1/12 we held our first round for our Spelling Bee. Congratulations to all the students who prepared for the Spelling Bee and tried their best. Below are the students who will be advancing to Round 2 which will be held on Wednesday, February 7th at 6:00 p.m. in our MPR.  Kindergarten: Ashwin Nachi,Grace Nguyen 1st Grade: Adil Imaan Mohammed Ibrahim, Emmanuelle (Emma) Aladejare, Sai Harshan Konete, Satatya Jain 2nd Grade: Aryanna Sabharwal, Leonardo Zhou, Pranav Karthik, Saicharan Vellanki 3rd Grade: Ankith Praveen, Atharv Bankolli, Isabel Paik, Nidhi Samhitha Garimella 4th Grade: Elisa Gheisary Sohraby, Keerthana Vasudevan, Saiathmika Guduru, Shaina Thomas 5th Grade: Jacob Chalissery, Mariem Zait, Raghav Madan, Tina Amrith ... 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
Tools 4 SchoolLalitha Sanders6/10/20186/24/2018
Tools 4 School
Students in the Issaquah School District who need financial assistance can register to receive a backpack filled with the basic school supplies their teachers have requested.  To register for a backpack, please click here and to donate backpacks, click here . ... read full article
Passive Fundraising in the Summer!Lalitha Sanders6/10/20186/24/2018
Passive Fundraising in the Summer!
Summer is still a great time to help your school!  Summer is almost here, and we have a friendly reminder that during this wonderful season, you still have a chance to help the Sunny Hills PTA earn money for amazing educational programs and events for Sunny Hills’ kids! All you need to do is just shop using our silent fundraising links for Smile Amazon , Nordstrom and Microsoft Store . Please add links to your favorites bar! Remember to link your Fred Meyer Rewards card to Sunny Hills or get your free Bartell and Drugs free ‘B’ Caring Card and ... read full article
PTA Expense ReimbursementsLalitha Sanders5/14/20186/8/2018
PTA Expense Reimbursements
The last day to turn in your PTA Expense Reimbursement Forms is Friday, June 8 th .   To avoid any delays, please be sure that each form is signed by both yourself and your chair or director.  For form guidelines and information, or to download the form, go to  forms on the PTA website.  For further questions, please email  Kavitha Peters . ... read full article
Eastside Baby Corner – SUMMER COLLECTION DRIVE!Lalitha Sanders5/13/20186/15/2018
Eastside Baby Corner – SUMMER COLLECTION DRIVE!
Eastside Baby Corner – SUMMER COLLECTION DRIVE! Sunny Hills PTA is proud to partner with Eastside Baby Corner for a Summer Collection Drive!  Between May 14 th and June 15 th , we will be collecting new or gently used items for Eastside Baby Corner.  Students can bring donation items to school and place them in the collection bins in the main entrance or in the hallway across from the library.  Most needed items are: Diapers (newborn, 5, 6 and pull-ups), warm weather clothes (sizes newborn to size 12), boys clothing (sizes 6-14), girls and boys pajamas (sizes 7, 12 & 14) and shoes (especially boys ... read full article
Mixed Bags FundraiserLalitha Sanders4/17/20185/24/2018
Mixed Bags Fundraiser
We are continuing to raise funds online with Mixed Bag Designs!   Shop for yourself or gifts for someone special. It's a win-win; you purchase beautiful products and Sunny Hills Elementary PTA continues to raise funds for PTA-sponsored programs all year!  Every order counts and supporting us is easy. Shop  here  with our   code 228748 . ... read full article
Summer Luau Party - Save the Date!Lalitha Sanders3/30/20184/4/2018
Summer Luau Party - Save the Date!
Please join us on June 15 th  from 5:30-7 PM at Sunny Hills for an evening of games and activities for the entire family.  To make such a fun event happen, we need your help!  Click  HERE for more information AND to Volunteer! ... read full article
Save the Date!Amanda Rench1/16/20185/10/2018
Save the Date!
Please join us on Thursday May 10 th  at Meydenbauer Center in Bellevue for the Issaquah Schools Foundation 20 th  Annual  Nourish Every Mind  Luncheon. Sunny Hills is hosting tables and invite all who are interested in supporting Issaquah Schools Foundation to attend. Registration closes May 1st. Can't make the Luncheon? There is also a 5 th  Annual  Nourish Every Mind  Breakfast which will be held on Tuesday, May 22 nd , at Eastridge Church in Issaquah.  For more information about the Foundation or either of these events, please visit the Issaquah Schools Foundation  website  or contact  April Miklautsch , Sunny Hills’ ISF Ambassador.  ... read full article
Yearbook Cover Contest - Winners Announced!Amanda Rench12/14/20171/12/2018
Yearbook Cover Contest - Winners Announced!
Thank you to all who submitted entries for the Yearbook Cover Contest! We had so many creative, well-done pieces to choose from! Our winning piece for the front cover is by Saiathmika Guduru (4th grade). Second place, and for display on the back cover, goes to Everest Chiou (5th grade). The honorable mentions for each grade go to: Sylvia Ji (K), Ana Yang (1st), Ella Naponelli (2nd), Keira Lennon (3rd), Derek Nakagawa (4th) and Tiffany Chan (5th). All submitted artwork will be in the submission box in the main office until 12/15 if students would like to have their drawing back to take home. Great work ... read full article
Thanksgiving Food DriveAmanda Rench12/3/201712/23/2017
Thanksgiving Food Drive
Thank you for your generous contributions toward our Thanksgiving Food Drive! We donated 1,050 pounds of food to the Issaquah Food Bank, as well as many much needed boxes of diapers, formula and personal care items. Additionally, we collected $205 in case donations, which will be used to purchase turkeys and other perishable items. The Food Bank was so appreciative of our school community’s generosity. Our donations will undoubtedly help make the holidays brighter for many families in our community. Way to go Sunny Hills families! ... read full article
Refections Competition FinalistsAmanda Rench11/9/201712/1/2017
Refections Competition Finalists
Congratulations to the finalists for our Reflections competition! The students with entries moving on to the district competition are:   Visual Arts: Arya Joshi Anya Anand Hamsini Ramanathan Leah Kwak Bryn Deily Pratishta Venkitesh Brylie Walker Gabrielle Tam   Music Composition: Arshia Fateh   Photography: Kellen Wilma   Literature: Archith Praveen   At Sunny Hills, we appreciate ALL of our awesome artists and we wish our finalists the best of luck at the district level! ... read full article
Washington State PTA wants to hear from YOU!  Amanda Rench10/4/201710/11/2017
Washington State PTA wants to hear from YOU!  
  Did you know that our school and state PTA's have a voice in government? Did you know that each year Sunny Hills sends a voting member to the WSPTA Legislative Assembly to pinpoint issues that YOU think are important to our school?    To help better represent the needs of Sunny Hills students, please take a few minutes to complete this short survey .    The survey will close on Weds 10/11 at 5pm, so make sure your voice is heard!    Questions?  Contact  Lindsey Hatch . ... read full article
Changes to eBlast coming in OctoberAmanda Rench10/2/201710/31/2017
Changes to eBlast coming in October
  Getting emails from Peachjar and wondering what they are? Issaquah School District (ISD) partnered with Peachjar to send Digital Community Flyers, approved by the District, to District families. ISD will no longer send out paper flyers from community organizations. Peachjar is also available to PTAs, Issaquah Schools Foundations and others who support ISD.  Peachjar allows Sunny Hills PTA to send important information about upcoming PTA events and programs to all families  at  Sunny Hills.  This will replace our current PTA eBlasts. On the Sunny Hills' website there is currently a link to these Peachjar flyers. The PTA will also be including a link ... read full article
Help Sunny Hills Fundraise this Summer!Amanda Rench6/9/20178/21/2017
Help Sunny Hills Fundraise this Summer!
Summer is already here and this is a friendly reminder that during our time away from school, you still have a chance to help the Sunny Hills PTA earn money for amazing educational programs and events for our kids for the next school year! All you need to do is use our silent fundraising links for  SMILE AMAZON ,  NORDSTROM  and  MICROSOFT STORE while you shop. Please add these links to your favorites bar! Remember to link your  FRED MEYER REWARDS CARD  to Sunny Hills or get your free  BARTELL DRUGS 'B' CARING CARD  and use them every time you ... read full article
Mixed BagsAmanda Rench6/9/20177/31/2017
Mixed Bags
Did you know that “Mixed Bags Design” Fundraiser is ongoing throughout the year?!  Don't miss out on their Spring Collection!  Shop for fun totes, kitchen gadgets, home decor, accessories and more!  You and out-of-town family and friends can still help our PTA earn 40% profit by using this  LINK  and entering our school ID# 228748.  Thank you for your support! ... read full article
Box Tops – MAKE A DIFFERENCE FOR OUR SCHOOL!Lalitha Sanders5/11/20185/24/2018
Box Tops – MAKE A DIFFERENCE FOR OUR SCHOOL!
Box Tops – MAKE A DIFFERENCE FOR OUR SCHOOL! Our next Box Top drive will begin on May 14 th and we will collect until May 24 th . Each student will earn a Free “Popcorn Friday” certificate for the first 10 Box Tops submitted. Be aware that Box Tops have an expiration date and only the valid ones will count. Contact  Silvia Panaro  with questions or visit here  for more information. ... read full article
Recycling Empty Cartridges and TonersLalitha Sanders5/11/20185/31/2018
Recycling Empty Cartridges and Toners
Drop off your used ink and toner cartridges in our recycle box located in the left corner of the school vestibule (right after first glass doors) by Thursday May 31st. Ask relatives and friends for their empty cartridges and collect them at work as well. All brands are accepted.  The more you turn in, the more money Sunny Hills PTA makes.  For any questions, please contact  Julia Ignatova . ... read full article