Lost and Found
Our coat rack is overflowing! Please be sure to check the Lost and Found (at the back right-hand side of the Multipurpose Room) prior to March 31st. On March 31st, all unclaimed items in the Lost and Found will be donated to the Issaquah Clothing Bank. For questions, contact France Perron.

Eager Reader Raffle Winners
Congratulations to the Eager Reader raffle winners: Hannah C., 4th (Kindle); Kayla Y., 3rd, ($25 Amazon gift card); Nicole K., 5th, ($25 Barnes & Noble gift card); Jacob C., 2nd, ($25 Regal gift card); Danielle L., 5th, (Gravity Maze game); Zoe D., 5th, (Catch Phrase game); Max K., 2nd, (Robot Turtles game). Also, a big congratulations to the Eager Reader MOD Pizza certificate winners for most minutes read per grade. Kindergarten: Jorian S. and Molly O.; 1st: Aruneashwaran G. and Yina H.; 2nd: Jack D. and Yuetong Z.; 3rd: Brooklyn D. and Connor C.; 4th: Ashlesha M. and Ryan A.; 5th: Aishwarya R. and Nicole K.

Save the Date for Kids Night Out
Mark your calendars for our upcoming Kids Night Out on Friday, April 17th. Join your friends for pizza, popcorn and the movie Big Hero 6. More information here!

Barnes & Noble Book Fair Benefiting the Sunny Hills Library
Thank you to all the Sunny Hills families who came out to the Barnes & Noble Book Fair. The 2015 Book Fair was a smashing success! Your generous support helped us raise $800 for new materials and books in our school library! Extra special thanks goes out to the amazing teachers who generously donated part of their Saturday to read stories, including Ms. Burkholder, Ms. Swanson, Ms. Dunn, Ms. Jensen, Ms. Peterson, Ms. McCallister, Ms. Murdock, Ms. Schildt, Ms. Melton, Mr. Crouch and Ms. Nudelman. Also thank you to Ms. Ensey and Ms. Lederman and to the PTA volunteers for their help in making the fair a success.

Thank You Scientists and Supporters
We hope you had a chance to visit this year’s Science Fair and see all of the hard work that our Sunny Hills scientists put into their projects. A special thanks to Bhuvanaeshwari Mahalingam & Nicole Duncan for help setting up prior to the fair and to Bethany Gonzales and the two fathers who stayed after the end of the fair to help fold and store the many tables. We would also like to thank Karin Danner, Karin Farrar, Tia Kleinkopf and Ling Yau for all of their behind the scenes help in making this fair a success! Thank You!!! - Emily Loney & Lindsey Hatch

Box Tops and LFE Thanks!
Thanks to all of your clipping the winter drive earned Sunny Hills $270 in cash from the Box Tops program and 940 points to be banked in our Labels for Education account. To date this year we have earned over $600 in cash from Box Tops and have banked almost 5000 points into our Labels for Education account. However, the year isn’t over! Please continue to clip and hold onto those Box Tops and Labels for Education UPC codes. We will hold one more drive towards the end of the school year. Thank you for your support! Questions? Contact Emily Loney.

Sunny Hills Student Assistance Program
From time to time, Sunny Hills families may need help fulfilling their basic needs. We now have a way to become more aware of those needs so that we may offer our assistance as a Sunny Hills community. Please check this Link for updates as needs arise, and respond within the goggle doc if you are able to be of assistance.
For more information, please contact Cami Blumenthal.

Order Yearbook
Is your student in Ms. Wolf, Mrs. Dunn, Mrs. Griffin, Ms. Nudelman, Mrs. Clark, Mrs. Crockett/Mrs. Gage, Mrs. Schildt, Ms. Pearson, or Ms. Lewis’ class? If so, we need your photos! Any photos you may have may be sent to us via Dropbox, and use cheryl.furey@gmail.com as the user with which to share your Dropbox folder. Label your folder with the teacher name, share it, and you’re set! Please keep in mind that each photo must be 1MB in size to print in the yearbook.

Our deadline this year for ordering your yearbook is April 30th. Due to a later than usual deadline, we’ll be ordering just a few extra copies for purchase after yearbooks have arrive. Make sure your student receives a copy by ordering your yearbook today. Questions? Contact Cheryl Furey.

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Parent Education & Special Events
“How Today’s Youth Navigate Identity, Intimacy and Imagination in a Digital World.” –Katie Davis Co-Author of the App Generation. 7PM, Monday, March 30 at Mercer Island High School.   Author of Queen Bees and Wannabees, Rosalind Wiseman and Charlie Kuhn presents. 7PM, Wednesday, April 22 at Herzl-Ner Tamid.   “How to Talk to your Tween about Sharing Smart and Staying Safe Online.” Ann Livingston presents. April 28-Maywood Middle School   ... read full article

Congratulations to our next Executive Committee Members
Executive Committee elections were held Thursday evening at the General Membership Meeting. Please congratulate and welcome the following officers for the 2015-16 school year:   Jaime Menold - President Lindsey Hatch - Vice President Stephanie Shipley - Secretary Ayana Meissner - Treasurer   ... read full article

A Message from the Presidents
Our third General Membership Meeting of the year was held on Thursday. Thanks to all of you who came out! It's been a busy season with Eager Reader (over 11,000 minutes read!), Dine with Sunny Hills at the Ram (we made $800), Science Fair (171 students participated - 25% more than last year), an Art Walk, the Barnes and Noble Book Fair, and always a favorite After School Movie. Thank you to all the volunteers and Chairs who make these events so successful! We couldn't do it without you.   As discussed at the General Membership Meeting last night, planning ... read full article

Sunny Hills 100% PTA Membership!
THANK YOU Sunny Hills community for helping us reach 100% PTA membership!  This means that every student at our school is represented by our amazing PTA and all the support they provide!  Way to go!   ... read full article

WSPTA Advocacy Event
Issaquah PTSA Council is excited to host Heidi Bennett, a very knowledgeable and dynamic speaker and education advocate, who will talk to us about education funding, a VERY important issue this legislative session. This is open to anyone interested, so feel free to share this with your communities.  “ Show Us the Money – WA State Budgets ” is a presentation that every parent needs to see to understand the McCleary Decision, the basic Education Bills and what’s up with education and funding. It includes “School Funding 101” so every parent can understand and advocate for improving education in WA ... read full article

PTA Mid Year Survey
"Hello Sunny Hills Families! We are at our mid year point and want to check in to see how you are feeling about the PTA Sponsored Events and Programs so far. Please take a minute to fill out this quick 5 question survey. We are hoping to capture information now and at the end of the year to make sure we are on track with your expectations and our PTA goals." Click the following link to take you to the survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/YKKZZWZ ... read full article

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