5th Annual Puesta del Sol Pumpkin Bash
DATE:     Friday, October 26th TIME:     6:30pm - 8:00pm PLACE:   Puesta del Sol Gym You are invited to the 5th Annual Pumpkin Bash Costume Party!  It will be an exciting evening of games, prizes, dancing, music, monster-mashing, treats and more!  Get in the spirit and wear your costume - no masks or weapons, please.  Admission to this event is free.   Please email Teresa Rowberg and Tricia Miller with questions or sign up to volunteer  here !   ... read full article
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Next Passport Check Day is October 30, 2018
Special Itinerary for October is  Democratic Republic of the Congo Sign up to help with Passport Check Day For more information reference our  Passport Club page . ... read full article
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10/9/2018-10/23/2018

Calling All Artists! - Reflections Competition
  Reflections is a national art competition that is sponsored by the PTA and is one of the categories for Academic Challenge.     This year's theme is "Heroes Around Me".  Your child may submit an original work of art in any of 6 categories; Visual Art, Photography, Film, Choreography, Music or Literature. Please go to our Reflections Information Page where you will find the official rules, application, check list for success and registration. The due date for submissions is November 16th.  Please email your questions to reflections@puestadelsolpta. org ... read full article
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Cindy Hunter 
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10/5/2018-11/16/2018

Teacher and Staff Favorites
Have you ever wanted to show a teacher or staff member your appreciation for their hard work, but had no idea what to get?  Our wonderful room parents have compiled a  Teacher and Staff Favorites List for your use!  If you have any questions regarding the Teacher and Staff Favorites List, please contact Annie Robinson at  roomparentcoordinator@puestadelsolpta.org . ... read full article
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Cindy Hunter 
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10/12/2018-6/23/2019

Volunteers Needed!
We need everyone's help to keep all of our programs and the PTA running smoothly.  The PTA is currently looking for the following positions:    • Membership Chair    • Web Content Manager    • Spanish Outside School Program Co-Chair    • Drama Club Co-Chair    • Science Fair Chair    • International Festival Stage Manager - Spring    • After School Programs Co-Chair Please email volunteer@puestadelsolpta.org if you are interested.  Thank you!    ... read full article
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Cindy Hunter 
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10/2/2018-6/28/2019

Newsletter Publication Schedule- Fall
Subscribe Now! Check your email inbox every other Friday for our PTA newsletter publication to find out the latest school and PTA news, activities, events and volunteer opportunities. Here is the Fall publication schedule: El Sol Fridays:   8/31, 9/7, 9/21, 10/5, 10/19, 11/2, 11/16, 11/30, 12/14 ... read full article
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Passport Club Kick-Off Party - Tuesday, 9/11Cindy Hunter9/10/20189/11/2018
Passport Club Kick-Off Party - Tuesday, 9/11
The  Passport Club  is entering its 20th year at Puesta del Sol. Join us   for our annual work party, Tuesday 9/11, 9:30am - 12:00pm! When:   Tuesday, September 11, immediately following school drop-off Where:  Renee Isbell's home  Why : To label, collate, staple, and organize the Passport resources for our 1st graders and all new students and teachers. We'll socialize and nosh as we prepare for another new year of Passport Club!    This year, Committee Co-Chair Renee Isbell is hosting the work party at her house. Come when you can and stay as long as you want. We'll have coffee ... read full article
Big Give Envelope Drive PTA VPs of Fundraising7/28/20187/30/2018
Big Give Envelope Drive
Puesta del Sol PTA's "Big Give Envelope Drive" to support the PTA Annual Fund begins this fall! The PTA needs to raise $175,000 and the  "Big Give Envelope Drive" is our ONLY fundraiser of the year! This is our first year of our "Big Give Envelope Drive" and we are asking ALL families to participate to ensure our programs can continue. ... read full article
Community Meeting – Puesta Del Sol Bellewood Construction ProjectLiz Baze7/16/20187/20/2018
Community Meeting – Puesta Del Sol Bellewood Construction Project
WHEN:  July 19, 2018 @ 6:00 pm   WHERE:   Sammamish High School Commons 100 140th Ave SE Bellevue, WA 98005 https://bsd405.org/event/community-meeting-puesta-del-sol-bellwood-construction-project/?instance_id=948 Hope to see you there! ... read full article
WALKATHON - IMPORTANT INFORMATIONWalkathon9/20/20189/28/2018
WALKATHON - IMPORTANT INFORMATION
  RSVP TODAY Why do I need to RSVP to the Walkathon? Permission is required for participation.   Don’t let your child be confused on Walkathon day!  RSVP for each child attending Puesta del Sol, even if your family will not participate. We need a yes or no for every student.   Help us send your child in the right direction at the bell.   Don’t forget to  RSVP today! When is the Walkathon? The Walkathon is on Friday, September 28, 2018 from 3:35-6:00pm, rain or shine! For more information, please visit our  Walkathon page.  Does the Walkathon need volunteers? YES, we ... read full article
Art Enthusiasts WANTED!Cindy Hunter9/11/20189/21/2018
Art Enthusiasts WANTED!
The 2018-19 Reflections program is gearing up, this year’s theme is “ Heroes Around Me ”.  The PTSA Council will be holding (non-mandatory) training for the District’s Reflections Chairs on Tuesday, Sept 25 at 1pm at the Education Services Center (ESC).  Reflections depends upon a Parent Volunteer Chair – we need YOU !   Our Reflections program has the benefit of lots of supporting documentation including: detailed list of action items by week; prepared newsletter, website and El Sol article submissions; label templates and more. For more info, contact EdEnhancement@puestadelsolpta.org. ... read full article
PTA After School ProgramsCindy Hunter9/11/20189/16/2018
PTA After School Programs
PTA After School Programs - UNDER CONSTRUCTION!   The Ed Enhancement team is feverishly working to finalize days, times and space for our After School Programs. Fall Session is currently planned to run Sep. 24 through Nov. 16 and we are targeting next week to open registration. STAY TUNED! ... read full article
Room Parent Informational MeetingsCindy Hunter9/9/20189/20/2018
Room Parent Informational Meetings
Attention Room Parents! Please plan on attending  one of the Room Parent Information Meetings listed below.  All meetings will be located in the PTA room.  The meetings are for BOTH seasoned and brand new/interested Room Parents. • Tuesday, September 18th from 9:15am - 10:15am •  Thursday, September 20th from 1:30pm - 2:30pm Please email roomparentcoordinator@puestadelsolpta.org if you plan to be a Room Parent and/or if you have any questions. ... read full article
Join the Puesta del Sol PTA!PTA Membership Team8/30/201810/1/2018
Join the Puesta del Sol PTA!
Become a member of the Puesta del Sol PTA! Did you know there are many benefits to being a PTA member? • You have a voice and a vote at our PTA general membership meetings. • Access to the PTA online school directory and other online resources • Many discounts on venues, tickets, and more such as Great Wolf Lodge, WA State Fair, Key Arena, McCaw Hall, Tacoma Dome, FedEx Office, Office Depot, etc.  You may purchase your PTA membership when filling out your Back to School Forms .    If you would like more information on a PTA membership, please visit our PTA Membership Benefits page.  ... read full article
FundCindy Hunter7/27/20187/27/2018
Art Appreciation Volunteers Orientation Meeting, 10/9Art Appreciation10/5/201810/9/2018
Art Appreciation Volunteers Orientation Meeting, 10/9
Did you sign-up to be the Art Appreciation Volunteer for your child's class? Are you interested in volunteering to do Art Appreciation for your child's class? On Tuesday, Oct 9, at 9:15 AM we will be hosting an orientation meeting in the PTA room for new and returning Art Appreciation volunteers. At the meeting we'll show you the Art Appreciation resource closets, explain how to sign-up for the kiln, and share ideas of projects that have worked well in the classroom. We look forward to seeing you there! Feel free to contact Alycia or Lesley at artappreciation@puestadelsolpta.org .  ... read full article
5th Annual Puesta del Sol Pumpkin BashPumpkin Bash10/2/201810/26/2018
5th Annual Puesta del Sol Pumpkin Bash
DATE:     Friday, October 26th TIME:     6:30pm - 8:00pm PLACE:   Puesta del Sol Gym You are invited to the 5th Annual Pumpkin Bash Costume Party!  It will be an exciting evening of games, prizes, dancing, music, monster-mashing, treats and more!  Get in the spirit and wear your costume - no masks or weapons, please.  Admission to this event is free.   Please email Teresa Rowberg and Tricia Miller with questions or sign up to volunteer  here !   ... read full article
2018-19 School SuppliesPTA Web Team6/27/20179/6/2018
2018-19 School Supplies
Get ready for back to school and check out the  suggested school supplies list for 2018 .  Remember to use our  affiliate link for Bellevue Schools Foundation if you are shopping at Amazon.com !  It gets 6-8% donated to BSF with each purchase! ... read full article
Next Passport Check Day is October 30, 2018Passport Club10/9/201810/23/2018
Next Passport Check Day is October 30, 2018
Special Itinerary for October is  Democratic Republic of the Congo Sign up to help with Passport Check Day For more information reference our  Passport Club page . ... read full article
Calling All Artists! - Reflections CompetitionCindy Hunter10/5/201811/16/2018
Calling All Artists! - Reflections Competition
  Reflections is a national art competition that is sponsored by the PTA and is one of the categories for Academic Challenge.     This year's theme is "Heroes Around Me".  Your child may submit an original work of art in any of 6 categories; Visual Art, Photography, Film, Choreography, Music or Literature. Please go to our Reflections Information Page where you will find the official rules, application, check list for success and registration. The due date for submissions is November 16th.  Please email your questions to reflections@puestadelsolpta. org ... read full article
Community Summer Camps and ProgramsWeb Manager8/14/20188/14/2018
Community Summer Camps and Programs
There are still camps available for the remaining weeks of summer! Please visit our Community Summer Camps and Programs webpage for many wonderful, non-PTA sponsored camps and programs. ... read full article
Register for Jubilee Service Day - August 25thAlison and Ryan Beieler5/29/20188/26/2018
Register for Jubilee Service Day - August 25th
If you are interested in helping with the 2018 Jubilee Service Day at Puesta Del Sol - it will be held on  SATURDAY, AUGUST 25, 2018 .   Please REGISTER NOW and join the team called Puesta Families!      For those who don't know what it is:  Jubilee Service Day is an on-site volunteering effort before school starts.  Nearly 180 volunteers came out in August 2017 to support Puesta del Sol staff in organizing and preparing for the start of the school year. ... read full article
Newsletter Publication Schedule- SpringCindy Hunter4/1/20196/20/2019
Newsletter Publication Schedule- Spring
Check your email inbox every other Friday for our PTA El Sol newsletter publication to find out the latest school and PTA news, activities, events and volunteer opportunities.  Here is the Spring publication schedule: El Sol Fridays:   4/5 (if needed), 4/19, 5/3, 5/17, 5/31, 6/14 Note:  There will be no newsletter publication over Spring Break, 4/8 - 4/12. ... read full article
Newsletter Publication Schedule- WinterCindy Hunter12/22/20183/30/2019
Newsletter Publication Schedule- Winter
Check your email inbox every other Friday for our PTA El Sol newsletter publication to find out the latest school and PTA news, activities, events and volunteer opportunities.  Here is the Winter publication schedule: El Sol Fridays:   1/11, 1/25, 2/8, 2/15 (if needed), 3/1, 3/15, 3/29 Note:  There will be no newsletter publication over Mid-Winter Break, 2/18 – 2/22. ... read full article
Teacher and Staff FavoritesCindy Hunter10/12/20186/23/2019
Teacher and Staff Favorites
Have you ever wanted to show a teacher or staff member your appreciation for their hard work, but had no idea what to get?  Our wonderful room parents have compiled a  Teacher and Staff Favorites List for your use!  If you have any questions regarding the Teacher and Staff Favorites List, please contact Annie Robinson at  roomparentcoordinator@puestadelsolpta.org . ... read full article
Volunteers Needed!Cindy Hunter10/2/20186/28/2019
Volunteers Needed!
We need everyone's help to keep all of our programs and the PTA running smoothly.  The PTA is currently looking for the following positions:    • Membership Chair    • Web Content Manager    • Spanish Outside School Program Co-Chair    • Drama Club Co-Chair    • Science Fair Chair    • International Festival Stage Manager - Spring    • After School Programs Co-Chair Please email volunteer@puestadelsolpta.org if you are interested.  Thank you!    ... read full article
Newsletter Publication Schedule- FallPTA Communications8/17/201812/21/2018
Newsletter Publication Schedule- Fall
Subscribe Now! Check your email inbox every other Friday for our PTA newsletter publication to find out the latest school and PTA news, activities, events and volunteer opportunities. Here is the Fall publication schedule: El Sol Fridays:   8/31, 9/7, 9/21, 10/5, 10/19, 11/2, 11/16, 11/30, 12/14 ... read full article
The Web Team Needs Help Next YearPTA Webmaster6/11/20186/30/2018
The Web Team Needs Help Next Year
We are looking for more help to make updates on our PTA website.  Two people from our Web Team are moving on next year (one to middle school and the other to the PTA board).  Full training is provided.  Please contact Paulline at  webmaster@puestadelsolpta.org  if you are interested in helping out. ... read full article
Like the PTA on FacebookPTA Communications7/1/20186/29/2019
Like the PTA on Facebook
Like our Puesta del Sol PTA page on Facebook. ... read full article