The deadline for Reflections submissions is Friday, 10/30, and the theme is “I matter because…”  Please click here for details, and email Tiffany Adams for drop-off location details.


Halloween Food & Winter Gear Drive: we are looking for donations of NEW coats, shoes, gloves, hats, etc. Our focus is on new coats and shoes for teens 12-18, as well as adults.  Please click here for more information.  Please note that drop-off locations are either at Sammamish’s Central Washington University campus or Issaquah’s Our Savior Lutheran Church.

Holiday Gift Barn

To ensure everyone's safety while still supporting families, we will provide gift cards only to registered families this year. Gift cards allow parents to shop online to select just the right gifts for their children, giving them the joy of shopping for their family while minimizing health risks this winter. We are asking for $25 gift cards from online stores like Amazon, Target, Fred Meyer, Walmart, Sephora, PlayStation, etc. Click here for more information.

Volunteer Opportunities

We currently have an opening for the Advocacy Director on our Sunny Hills Board of Directors, as well as a Special Education liaison and Issaquah Schools Foundation representative. If you’d like to get involved, visit volunteering or contact Emily Loney for more information.

 Additionally, we are in need of a FACE (Family and Community Engagement) liaison. Do you enjoy connecting with others by reaching out to families and building community in our schools, or do you know someone that fits this description?  This may be the perfect position for you!  Please contact Tricia Barry for more information.

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Pumpkin Carving and Halloween Parade

Pumpkin Carving: Please send a picture of your pumpkin, along with your child’s name, grade and teacher, to Joana Figueiredo by October 27th. We will post each picture anonymously on our Facebook page on October 28th and allow voting until October 31st. The winner of each grade will be determined by the community votes (number of “likes” on the picture) and announced on the PTA page on November 1st. Prize pick up will be coordinated with each family.

 Halloween Parade: To join the Halloween Parade, make a short video of your child in costume following these instructions:

1)  Record your video in landscape mode (phone turned sideways)

2)  Have your child walk from the left of the screen to the right (this way all the children are walking the same direction, just like a real parade!)

3)  Videos should be no longer than 6 seconds.

4)  Please keep costumes and backgrounds appropriate for school.

5)  Upload Video using this link by October 27th at 3 PM

Virtual Scholastic Book Fair – ONLINE OCTOBER 14th!

Our virtual Scholastic Book Fair starts soon – and 25% of the profits come directly back to our school!  Please click here to check out the online flyer, visit here to bookmark the Scholastic store for shopping starting October 14th, or contact Kate Murray with questions

Ellipsis Online Math Challenge Tournament - REGISTRATION OPEN

The 2020 student registration is now open for all students in grades 2 - 5. Grade 1 students are welcome to participate, but they will be competing at a grade 2 level. This year’s tournament will be held online on December 12th anytime between 10 AM – 5 PM for a 1-hour test. While registering, please make sure to provide the 3-digit code for Sunny Hills Elementary: 150. Click here for the registration link and program details. For any questions, please contact Sharada Hosur or Vidya Viswanathan.

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