Important! Welcome! Sunny Hills PTA 2.6.25 Website
Welcome to Sunny Hills PTA's website! The purpose of this website is to support Sunny Hills Elementary through our Mission Statement and annually approved PTA Goals.

Mission statement: The Sunny Hills PTA strives to support and advocate for our children by partnering with staff, families, and the wider community to create a safe and healthy learning environment where students can excel and feel confident in themselves. To view the 2013-14 goals, click here

Meet the 2013-14 Sunny Hills PTA Board of Directors
Executive Committee: Kym Clayton (PTA President), Monica Rockwell (Vice President), Jennifer Murai (Secretary), and Mark Hill (Treasurer)

Questions or suggestions on how we can meet the needs of our PTA members better? Let us know at We are always eager to hear what you have to say!

On this site you will also be able to:
• Join or Renew your annual PTA Membership
• Sign up for volunteer opportunities
• Make your Pass the Hat Donation (at anytime during the year!)
• Order Mustang Spirit Wear, Yearbooks, and more!
• Register for events and activities (Movies, Eager Reader, Science Fair)
• Keep up-to-date on upcoming events and advocacy issues

An Important Conversation for Parents/Educators- May 4th
How to Tell When a Kid is Struggling Emotionally

Join National PTA and the American Psychological Association (APA) for this important Webinar on Sunday, May 4th from 4-5pm as we learn about:
• Signs that a youth may be struggling emotionally
• Ways to provide support
• How to seek treatment when mental health services are needed

Register here to join the webinar and to learn more

Introducing ... Kids' Night Out!
Sunny Hills PTA is thrilled to announce our first Kids' Night Out event, a drop-off event that's sure to be hit with students and parents alike. This event is scheduled for Friday, May 9, and will feature Despicable Me 2. Registration opens April 25. Click here for more information.

Staff Appreciation Week!
The Staff Appreciation Committee invites our Sunny Hills families to show your appreciation for our teachers and staff during Staff Appreciation Week, April 21-25. Say THANK YOU and BON VOYAGE as the Sunny Hills Staff sets sail for a week on the USS URAppreciated! We need your help to make this week a big success! Sign up to help with food/coffee and other volunteer opportunities, or see the week's itinerary for more details about how you can help.

Metro Bus Tickets
Renewing your tabs? You can help our community! When you renew your tabs and pay a congestion fee, you'll receive a flyer for free Metro bus tickets. Please consider completing your form and mailing it in. Once you receive the free bus tickets, turn them in to the Sunny Hills office. The tickets will then be donated to students and families in need at Tiger Mountain Community High School. (One form is processed by King County Metro per family.) Questions:

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March GM Meeting Recap
We had another great Sunny Hills PTA General Membership Meeting on Thursday, March 20th in the Sunny Hills' Library. Principal Lederman held a "Principal Q&A" at 6pm and provided updates on the school rebuild schedule, safety improvements, Transition from MSP to Smarter Balanced assessment testing, and 2014-15 Class placement process.  We are fortunate to have such a supportive, informed, and involved principal, like Mrs. Lederman, at our school! Our General Membership Meeting began at 6:30pm. We reviewed and filed our YTD and February Financials  for the next financial review, approved our 1/17/14 GM Meeting Minutes , reviewed the Sunny Hills ... read full article

Race to the TOP Final Results
Check out the Final Standings for the "Race to the Top" Classroom Challenge!   Mrs. Kim's class secured the win with most donations ($2,135), followed by Mrs. Melton's class ($1,771), and Mrs. Foryan's class ($1,671) Mrs. Melton's class took back the lead for the win at 98%, followed by Mrs. Belcher's class at 94%, and Ms. Foryan's class at 88%.   Mrs. Kim's and Mrs. Melton's classes will each receive an awesome "Cherry on TOP" Ice Cream Sundae Party. (Date of class parties to be determined by Mrs. Kim and Mrs. Melton)      Even though the class competition is ... read full article

Congratulations 2013-14 Volunteer Award Winners!
We are honored to announce the winners of this year's SHPTA recognition awards: Golden Acorn Award -  recognizing dedication and service to children and youth Katie Brown Pailin Huang Outstanding Advocate Award - recognizing advocacy work on behalf of children and youth Sally Porter Dana Rundle Outstanding Educator and Honorary Lifetime Membership Awards-   will be presented at the March 20th General Member Meeting!   We would also like to thank the other amazing volunteers who were nominated for an award: Shawna Borichewski Kym Clayton Tracy Drake Amy Gathright Ayana Meissner Jaime Menold Lori Riskin Katelyn Shriber   We so ... read full article

March President's Message
March is already in full swing with lots of rain and wind in the Northwest.  It is also our big "Pass the Hat" Fundraising month at Sunny Hills.  As a result of membership feedback at the end of last year, we developed a new "Pass the Hat" fundraising campaign this year.  "Pass the Hat" is an active fundraising campaign that allows you to make ONE DONATION for all PTA fundraising needs. No hassling about purchasing gift wrap, cookie dough, or magazines you don't need.  The best part of "Pass the Hat" is 100% of your donation is invested in the ... read full article

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