Meet the Principal!
You asked and we listened! In order to learn more about our school, how things have been running so far this year, and to get a better grasp on the logistics of getting our students a quality education, we are hosting three opportunities to meet with Principal Shearer before the year end. Mark your calendars and get involved! Young children are welcome, but there won’t be dedicated childcare. Coffee/tea will be provided.  Meet in the School library.  Friday, November 17, 8:45-9:45 A.M.  – PTA Principal Coffee (Principal Shearer will present on a topic related to Student Services and Supports; Q&A afterwards) ... read full article
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Liz Base 
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10/20/2017-12/8/2017

Ice Skating at Downtown Bellevue Park
Mention Puesta del Sol when paying to skate on any of the following dates and the school will receive $3 from your admission! November 24 - December 15, 2017  January 2-15, 2018 For more details visit the Fundraising Page . ... read full article
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Nicole Bunselmeyer 
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11/14/2017-1/15/2018

El Sol Fall Publication Schedule
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:   9/8, 9/22, 10/6, 10/20, 11/3, 11/17, 12/1, 12/15 Note: There will be no newsletter publications over Winter Break, 12/22 - 1/1. Subscribe or Unsubscribe ... read full article
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PTA Newsletter 
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9/7/2017-12/31/2017

Like the PTA on Facebook
Like our Puesta del Sol PTA page on Facebook. ... read full article
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PTA Communications 
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7/5/2017-6/29/2018
Welcome Kindergartners!Cindy Edwards7/26/20178/12/2017
Welcome Kindergartners!
Important Dates for Kindergarten Families Thursday, August 24th Puesta del Sol Office opens, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Kindergarten Reading Assessment.  Reserve your time,  Sign Up Here Friday, August 25th Kindercamp 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.   Remember kids need to bring a snack! Kindergarten Back to School picnic, starts after Kindercamp.  School Bus rides at 12:30 p.m.! Details are in the  Kindergarten Welcome Letter ! ... read full article
PTA Community Survey - Fall 2017Amy Ulrich9/19/20179/30/2017
PTA Community Survey - Fall 2017
Please consider taking this brief PTA survey regarding programs, as well as meeting times, locations and topics.  Thank you in advance for your participation!   https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/658W89Q ... read full article
Welcome Back to School!Joyce Luu8/13/20179/5/2017
Welcome Back to School!
Don't forget to purchase your school supplies ! Remember to turn in any required medical forms and medications to the school nurse! Important Dates for Grades 1-5 Families Thursday, August 31st - First Day of School for Grades 1-5 Important Dates for Kindergarten Families Tuesday, September 5th - First Day of School for Kindergartners Details are in the Kindergarten Welcome Letter ! ... read full article
WatchDOGS Kick-Off MeetingTyler Parris10/2/201710/6/2017
WatchDOGS Kick-Off Meeting
Watch D.O.G.S.  is a father involvement program of the National Center for Fathering. Learn more about the Watch D.O.G.S. program at Puesta del Sol, and plan to join us for our 2017-2018 kickoff from 5-5:15pm, in the gym, during Walk-A-Thon this Friday, Oct 6. For more information contact Puesta del Sol parent Tyler Parris with questions at watchdogs@puestadelsolpta.org . ... read full article
Puesta del Sol After School ProgramsPTA Registrar9/26/201710/27/2017
Puesta del Sol After School Programs
Registration Now OPEN! This year the PTA is sponsoring some returning favorites, as well as a new addition!  Our After School programs teach music, drumming and dance from Spain, Latin America, the Caribbean and Africa.  These classes offer our students an opportunity expand their appreciation of culture and diversity,  all taught in Spanish! Fiesta Latina  on Mondays Flamenco  on Thursdays Bomba del Sol  on Fridays - Register NEW!   Salsa/Hip Hop on Fridays - Register Session 1 will run Oct. 9 - Nov. 17. Registration will open on Tuesday, September 26. More details can be found on the PTA After ... read full article
WSPTA Legislative AssemblyAmy Ulrich9/20/20179/29/2017
WSPTA Legislative Assembly
If you are a PTA member and are interested in attending the WSPTA Legislative Assembly Oct 21-22 in Tacoma, please email president@puestadelsolpta.org  no later than Friday, September 29. Our local PTA can send up to 7 voting delegates. Obtain more info View Resolutions and Issues being considered ... read full article
Walkathon 2017 - Save the Date!Tara Brossard8/15/20179/19/2017
Walkathon 2017 - Save the Date!
The 17th Annual Walkathon is happening on October 6th, from 3:35 – 6pm. Donation, RSVP and volunteer information will be released on September 20th. ... read full article
2017-18 School SuppliesCindy Edwards7/16/20179/8/2017
2017-18 School Supplies
The Puesta del Sol 2017-18 Suggested School Supplies List  - All Grades 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
Happy Summer!Joyce Luu7/7/20178/12/2017
Happy Summer!
  We hope you are having a fantastic summer so far!   Looking for fun things to do this summer?  Here are some ideas:  1) Go hiking with your family; 2) Try a new food; 3) Have a Spanish-speaking only playdate with some of your Puesta del Sol friends; 4) Learn a new skill or sport; 5) Visit a park you've never been to before; 6) Learn to play a musical instrument; 7) Organize and declutter your room; 7) Read, read, read! There are lots of new and interesting books at the public library. ... read full article
Meet the Principal!Liz Base10/20/201712/8/2017
Meet the Principal!
You asked and we listened! In order to learn more about our school, how things have been running so far this year, and to get a better grasp on the logistics of getting our students a quality education, we are hosting three opportunities to meet with Principal Shearer before the year end. Mark your calendars and get involved! Young children are welcome, but there won’t be dedicated childcare. Coffee/tea will be provided.  Meet in the School library.  Friday, November 17, 8:45-9:45 A.M.  – PTA Principal Coffee (Principal Shearer will present on a topic related to Student Services and Supports; Q&A afterwards) ... read full article
Scholastic Book FairAlycia Gerlach9/27/201710/10/2017
Scholastic Book Fair
Miss the book fair at school? You can still  shop online  for great books through October 10th. If you have questions, please email  bookfair@puestadelsolpta.org . ... read full article
Puesta del Sol After School ProgramsPTA Registrar9/22/20179/25/2017
Puesta del Sol After School Programs
Registration is Open Tuesday September 26th! This year the PTA is sponsoring some returning favorites, as well as a new addition!  Our After School programs teach music, drumming and dance from Spain, Latin America, the Caribbean and Africa.  These classes offer our students an opportunity expand their appreciation of culture and diversity,  all taught in Spanish! Fiesta Latina on Mondays Tambores del Sol on Tuesdays Flamenco on Thursdays Bomba del Sol on Fridays NEW! Salsa/Hip Hop on Fridays Session 1 will run Oct. 9 - Nov. 17. Registration will open on Tuesday, September 26. More details can be found on the PTA ... read full article
Curriculum Night ResourcesAmy Ulrich9/19/20179/30/2017
Curriculum Night Resources
Learn more about our PTA operations: Curriculum Night PTA Handout Curriculum Night PowerPoint Presentation ... read full article
Complete First Day Forms!Puesta del Sol PTA8/29/20179/29/2017
Complete First Day Forms!
The beginning of the school year means it's time for First Day Forms! These forms will get you started with the Parent Teacher Association (PTA) for the school year: sign up to become a member of the PTA community at Puesta del Sol! You will also get the chance to update your child's information in the online directory, pre-order yearbooks and sign up for volunteer positions. We're looking forward to another great year, and First Day Forms are the first step! COMPLETE FIRST DAY FORMS NOW ! The last day to complete First Day Forms is Friday, September 29 . ... read full article
Principal/PTA Coffee Working GroupsAmy Ulrich7/5/20179/1/2017
Principal/PTA Coffee Working Groups
Thank you to all that attended the Principal coffee on June 16th! In an effort to allow maximum participation in community feedback for seven different initiatives, we have created an online form that mirrors the paper version that was at the coffee. Please review the informational slides from Principal Shearer's Power Point presentation  and utilize this informational form to provide any feedback any feedback you would like to share with the Principal and PTA leadership:   Principal PTA Coffee Working Groups ... read full article
Community Summer Camps and ProgramsPTA Web Team7/5/20178/18/2017
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
El Sol Spring Publication ScheduleJoyce Luu4/1/20186/15/2018
El Sol Spring Publication Schedule
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 Spring publication schedule: El Sol Fridays:   4/6, 4/20, 5/4, 5/18, 6/1, 6/15 Note:  There will be no newsletter publication over Spring Break, 4/9 - 4/13. ... read full article
El Sol Winter Publication ScheduleJoyce Luu1/1/20183/31/2018
El Sol Winter Publication Schedule
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 Winter publication schedule: El Sol Fridays:   1/5, 1/19, 2/2, 2/16, 3/2, 3/16, 3/30 ... read full article
Ice Skating at Downtown Bellevue ParkNicole Bunselmeyer11/14/20171/15/2018
Ice Skating at Downtown Bellevue Park
Mention Puesta del Sol when paying to skate on any of the following dates and the school will receive $3 from your admission! November 24 - December 15, 2017  January 2-15, 2018 For more details visit the Fundraising Page . ... read full article
El Sol Fall Publication SchedulePTA Newsletter9/7/201712/31/2017
El Sol Fall Publication Schedule
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:   9/8, 9/22, 10/6, 10/20, 11/3, 11/17, 12/1, 12/15 Note: There will be no newsletter publications over Winter Break, 12/22 - 1/1. Subscribe or Unsubscribe ... read full article
Parent-Organized Facebook Groups*Pauline Fox8/26/20179/18/2017
Parent-Organized Facebook Groups*
Puesta del Sol Elementary- All Grade Parent Discussion Puesta del Sol School Garden Puesta del Sol Class of 2030  (Kindergarten) Puesta del Sol Class of 2029  (1st grade) Puesta del Sol Class of 2028  (2nd grade) Puesta del Sol Class of 2027  (3rd grade) Puesta del Sol Class of 2026  (4th grade) Puesta del Sol Class of 2025  (5th grade) * Please note: Individual Facebook groups for each class are parent-organized and are not PTA-sponsored. ... read full article
Like the PTA on FacebookPTA Communications7/5/20176/29/2018
Like the PTA on Facebook
Like our Puesta del Sol PTA page on Facebook. ... read full article