Important! Hop Jack's Fundraiser Night
Join your fellow Sunny Hills parents on Monday, Sept 29th from 5-9 at Hop Jack's in Klahanie. Present this flyer and Hop Jack's will donate 20% of your total bill to the Sunny Hills PTA. It's a delicious way to donate.

Popcorn Friday’s will start soon! And we need your help!
Popcorn Fridays is a tradition at Sunny Hills where our kid's (K-5) have the opportunity to purchase popcorn from our PTA every Friday during recess. We are currently seeking volunteers to help pop and serve. Popcorn Friday's are staffed with 2 PTA volunteers every Friday and the commitment is roughly 2-2 1/2 hours every 1-2 months, depending on the amount of volunteers we have. Training is provided. This is a great way to get involved outside of the classroom. Please contact Colleen O'Keefe at to sign up!

PTA Welcome & Chair Orientation Meeting
Friday September 19 9:30-11:00 a.m.
Fire Station Meeting Room (next to Sunny Hills by the round-a-bout)
Please join us as we kick-off the new school year with our PTA Welcome and Chair Orientation Meeting! No board business agenda items for this meeting-just good information for chairs! We will briefly go over chair responsibilities and providing any new materials you might need for program(s) you are chairing. You will be able to meet with your Director to discuss your program more specifically. Hope to see you there!
Questions: Contact Amy Gathright at

Matching Funds
Calling all Microsoft, Expedia and Boeing Families (and any other wonderful companies that participate in a matching funds program)!! Did you know that PTA Dues are eligible for company matching? As you join PTA this year and make your donations, please submit those matches – every dollar counts!
Microsoft employees – did you know that Microsoft will pay the PTA for your volunteer hours? Be sure to keep track of your hours, and check the Microsoft box on the sign in sheet to help us keep track too!
Questions? Contact the Matching Funds chair Ayana Meissner at

Yearbook Ordering is Now Available
Yearbook Ordering is Now Available
We've been working hard over the summer to get our yearbook ordering website online, and we're happy to announce it's ready to go. We have some great new upgrade options available for you this year, too! You can order our basic color yearbook in soft cover as in previous years, or you can upgrade from a soft cover to a hard cover book. Another popular upgrade allows you to have your students name printed in foil on the cover. Our other upgrades are an autograph insert, yearbook stickeys, or the Zoom year in review insert. You can take advantage of one or more of these upgrades, depending on your preferences, or you can stay with our base soft cover color yearbook. The choice is yours! Additionally, families of 5th graders have the option of purchasing a Love Line for their student. Love Lines consist of one small photo plus a single line of text and are a great way to wish your student well as they enter middle school and to congratulate them for a job well done.
Ready to order? Go to and enter in our school code which is 12225115. Have questions about what each option looks like? Hover your cursor over the option in the Additional Yearbook Options section at the bottom of the order page and you will see a pop-up with a photo and description of the option. Please note that if you purchase a Love Line for your 5th grade student, we will contact you later in the year to collect the photo and line of text. This information will not be collected during the ordering process.

Still have questions? Go to the Yearbook section on the PTA website or contact Cheryl Furey at and she'll answer any questions you may have.

Spirit Wear
Every Friday at Sunny Hills is “Spirit Friday!” Help your child show their Mustang pride by ordering Sunny Hills Spirit Wear, outfitted with a new logo and a variety of styles that your kids will love. We're excited to include sport socks and headbands this year, in addition to tie-dye & neon t-shirts, pajama pants, sweatpants, and the classic sweatshirts and t-shirts! All orders must be placed on-line directly through the Cloud 9 Sports website:
The deadline for orders is Wednesday, September 24th.
Completed orders will be shipped to Sunny Hills and distributed to the students toward the end of October. If you have any questions, please contact our Sunny Hills spirit wear representative, Jaime Crothers
Look for our sample table at Curriculum Night!

Thank You Bus Greeters!
A huge thank you to Dana Rundle, Eunice Lee, Becky Hall, Amy Linzbach, Jennifer Murai, Pailin Huang, Lindsey Hatch, Edel Black, Ayana Meissner, Katie Brown, Bhuvana Rajaram, Kavitha Peters, Jaime Crothers, Tori Bernsten, Stephanie Shipley, Alison Tobey, Kammy Lull, Colleen O'Keefe and Nicole Lees for greeting the buses the first 3 mornings and afternoons of school. They made sure that every child's hand was marked with the correct bus number so the kids knew which bus to look for in the afternoon.

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Enrichment Grants
Do you have an idea that would improve the learning environment for students at our school, but lack funding to make it a reality? The Sunny Hills PTA has a program that gives you an opportunity to make a difference! Each year the Sunny Hills PTA solicits Grant Proposals to benefit the students at our school. Grant Applications can be submitted by any teacher, specialist, staff member, parent, or student (with an adult sponsor). For more information on Enrichment Grants, as well as to access the Enrichment Grant Application, go to  or see attached application.  All applications are due ... read full article

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