Nominating Committee
The Nominating Committee for 2020 is Ronit Droker, Kristen McSherry, Jim Leguizamon, Alicia Kallay, and Holly Ellis-Brown.  The charge of the nominating committee is to recognize and recruit the most qualified people for our PTA Board positions in the 2020-2021 school-year. These duties will last through the Spring and their goal is to have a slate of qualified nominees in time for our May General Membership Meeting.    They will be seeking individuals for the following vacant positions for the 2020-2021 school-year: (co)President(s) Treasurer (payables) Director of Fundraising Director of School Relations Director of Communications  VP of Membership Please visit ... read full article
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Anne Wilson 
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Yearbook
Don't forget to order your student's yearbook. Can't remember if you ordered one yet?   Check your account! Order your Yearbook ... read full article
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Anne Wilson 
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STEP UP AND VOLUNTEER!
                         Our students deserve your support!   Our PTA programs don't run themselves and our program chairs and comittees need help to get the job done.  Please email  volunteer@puestadelsolpta.org  to find out more about any of these volunteer opportunities. OPEN POSITIONS Check out the Volunteer page for more information.  •  Co-President •  VP of Membership •  Director of Communications •   Spanish Immersion Through the Arts (SITA) Co-Chair •  School Dance Chair •  Library Coordinator •  International Festival Co-Chair •  Garden Club Co-Chair ... read full article
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Cindy Hunter 
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Dining for Dinero @ RESONATE Pizzeria + BrewerySmriti Rao1/7/20202/27/2020
Dining for Dinero @ RESONATE Pizzeria + Brewery
When:  Thur Feb 27 th  2020,  11 am - 10 pm Where: Newport Hills Shopping Center                          5606 119th Ave SE, 98006 ... read full article
Fundraising and Budget Q&ASmriti Rao12/9/201912/19/2019
Fundraising and Budget Q&A
Would you like to learn more about our PTA budget, provide feedback, or join in on a budget discussion? Save the date: 12/9 and 12/11 at 9am in the PTA office 12/12 and 12/13 at 2:45pm in the PTA office 12/18 or 12/19 at 6:00pm at Ricardo's (please RSVP) To RSVP or request a different time, please feel free to email Anne at  president@puestadelsolpta.org  and we can schedule a time that works for you! ** Must be a PTA member to view PTA budget *** Kids are welcome at any session ... read full article
WalkathonKristin Mowat9/26/201910/23/2019
Walkathon
Thank you for supporting our 2019 Walkathon!               Please continue to collect Pledges and Donations!    PledgeStar 2019 Donation Site ... read full article
Spirit WeekSmriti Rao11/1/201911/8/2019
Spirit Week
      Monday, 4-Nov TO Friday, 8-Nov   Mon, Nov 4th: Pajama/Stuffed Animal Day ? Tue, Nov 5th: Glasses Day ? Wed, Nov 6th: Favorite Sport Day ? Thurs, Nov 7th: Favorite Animal Day ? Fri, Nov 8th: Crazy Hair Day For more information see  flyer ... read full article
PTA First Day Coffee - Kindergarten Carmel Sasaki8/28/20199/9/2019
PTA First Day Coffee - Kindergarten
When:  September 9th Where:  9:10 (after drop off) What:   Welcome!  Join fellow families under the covered area for coffee after classes officially begin to meet, share summer stories, reunite and build community!   ... read full article
Events/Activities UpdateTodd Patrick3/5/20203/5/2020
Events/Activities Update
Due to COVID-19 concerns, Sr. Shearer announced the following on March 6: Puesta del Sol before/after-school activities changes until further notice: Suspended Cancelled or Postponed Permitted to continue Amity Rehearsals for International Festival Chess Wizards Fiesta Latina Flamenco Girls on the Run Girls Scouts Math Olympiad Small Hands on Art March 25 – Science Fair April 1 – Music Concert for 1 st and 2 nd Grade April 8 – Music Concert foor 3 rd and 4 th Grade 2 nd and 3 rd Grade Reading Club 5 th Grade Math Club Choir Marimba ... read full article
Movie NightAnne Wilson11/11/201911/15/2019
Movie Night
Join Us for our PTA's F REE  Movie   Night ! Please join fellow school families for the Puesta del Sol PTA FREE Movie Night featuring “How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World” in Spanish (with English subtitles). This is a great way for your child to earn Spanish Outside of School (SOS) hours. Families enjoy: free Popcorn and Water, and Bake Sale items to keep us munching while we watch this adventure-filled movie.  Outside food is welcome, but in respect to Puesta  del   Sol 's general policy all outside food should be   both Peanut and Tree Nut Free, ... read full article
Walkathon Bake Sale - Items Needed!Tara Brossard9/26/201910/4/2019
Walkathon Bake Sale - Items Needed!
                We are in need of baked goods, packaged  candy or  snacks for this year's Walkathon on  Friday, October 4th .                              No peanuts or tree nuts please . Items need to be individually wrapped (baggies are fine) and will be sold for $1. Items can be dropped off in the main office any time after October 2nd or at the Bake Sale table on Oct. 4th.              If you plan to donate, please sign ... read full article
Art Appreciation Volunteer OrientationWeb Content Team9/22/201910/3/2019
Art Appreciation Volunteer Orientation
***For ALL New & Returning Volunteers *** Wednesday, October 2            at 9:15 am - 10:15 am   In the PTA Office To learn more visit  Art Appreciation page Questions? email  artappreciation@puestadelsolpta.org ... read full article
Nominating CommitteeAnne Wilson1/30/20205/28/2020
Nominating Committee
The Nominating Committee for 2020 is Ronit Droker, Kristen McSherry, Jim Leguizamon, Alicia Kallay, and Holly Ellis-Brown.  The charge of the nominating committee is to recognize and recruit the most qualified people for our PTA Board positions in the 2020-2021 school-year. These duties will last through the Spring and their goal is to have a slate of qualified nominees in time for our May General Membership Meeting.    They will be seeking individuals for the following vacant positions for the 2020-2021 school-year: (co)President(s) Treasurer (payables) Director of Fundraising Director of School Relations Director of Communications  VP of Membership Please visit ... read full article
Pumpkin BashSmriti Rao9/29/201910/25/2019
Pumpkin Bash
This event is fun for the whole family . There will be carnival games outside ( woooohoooo, prizes) and dancing with our one and only DJ Howie inside. Pizza and Olive Garden (Salad, Pasta, Bread Sticks) will be for sale (cash only) while it lasts, as well as baked goods including allergy free options. DATE: Friday, October 25 TIME: 6.30pm - 8.00pm PLACE: Puesta del Sol - Outside Covered Area & Gym DON'T MISS OUT!!!! ? Costume Contest @ 7:15pm (adults and kids) ? No Weapons/masks please ? This is not a drop off event   Volunteers needed and welcome!! ... read full article
Hearing ScreeningSmriti Rao9/8/20199/11/2019
Hearing Screening
School-wide hearing screening will take place on Wednesday September 11th, 9am-12pm .  We need 5 parent volunteers to help get students from classrooms, record/check students out, and generally control the flow of students.  To volunteer,  go To  Sign Up Genius . Gracias! ... read full article
Ice Cream Social 2019PTA Events Director8/25/20199/13/2019
Ice Cream Social 2019
When: September 13th at 6pm Where: Puesta del Sol Playground The PTA would like to welcome all students and families to our Puesta del Sol Ice Cream Social. Enjoy a bowl of ice cream and sprinkles while reuniting with old friends and making new ones. Volunteers Needed!   Please use this  Sign up Genius to volunteer, or email Carmel at  events@puestadelsolpta.org ... read full article
March Passport ClubSmriti Rao3/1/20203/31/2020
March Passport Club
Who:  1st -5th grade students When:  M arch, 31 st Where:   Check at Home Form due to school closures.  Please submit your child's form to passport@puestadelsolpta.org . What:  Students in grades 1-5 will have their next geography quiz.    * Special itinerary for the month is  Finland   If you are interested in volunteering, this is a fun way to get involved! We are happy to train new volunteers.  Sign up  here ... read full article
YearbookAnne Wilson2/10/20204/30/2020
Yearbook
Don't forget to order your student's yearbook. Can't remember if you ordered one yet?   Check your account! Order your Yearbook ... read full article
January Passport ClubSmriti Rao1/10/20201/28/2020
January Passport Club
Who:  1st -5th grade students When:  January, 28 th Where:  Puesta del Sol Library What:  Students in grades 1-5 will have their next geography quiz. If you are interested in volunteering, this is a fun way to get involved! We are happy to train new volunteers.  Sign up  here . Special itinerary for the month is  New Zealand ... read full article
Drama Club ProductionTodd Patrick1/6/20201/19/2020
Drama Club Production
    Come see fellow students in this year's production, Pinocchio! When:  Friday and Saturday, January 17-18, show time at 7:00 pm. House opens at 6:45, Will-call opens at 6:15. Where: Forest Ridge School, 4800 139th Ave SE, Bellevue, WA 98006 Cost: Seats $10-15. Tickets can be purchased with cash or check before or after school on Thursday, January 16 and Friday, January 17 (8:30-9:00am and 3:15-3:45pm). Walk-in tickets can still be purchased at the door. ... read full article
Plush Toy DriveSmriti Rao12/8/201912/22/2019
Plush Toy Drive
Los Guardianes de Puesta del Sol Student leadership group is organizing a Plush Toy Drive. All collected toys will be donated to the Bellevue Fire Foundation for them to distribute. Where: Puesta del Sol Library When: Until December 22, 2019 Please see  attached flyer   to read the message from our student leaders. In case of question contact Sra. Duimovic  ¤¤¤ Thank you for your support! ¤¤¤ ... read full article
5th Grade Parents Needed for Math Olympiad! Smriti Rao11/20/201912/7/2019
5th Grade Parents Needed for Math Olympiad!
This is a great opportunity expose your child to advanced math concepts - in a different way than they have before - it's a competition!   We NEED  1 parent to be the Coach and lead the practices and another 1-2 parents to also attend practices and who can help with admin work like putting together and correcting the homework packets. This program runs January - April.  The team practices have typically been in the mornings, 7:50-8:50am, twice a week - but are flexible & depend on the Coach's availability.  The competition is on Saturday, April 25, 2020 .     To ... read full article
November Passport ClubSmriti Rao11/1/201911/26/2019
November Passport Club
Who:  1st -5th grade students When:  November, 26 th Where:  Puesta del Sol Library What:  Students in grades 1-5 will have their next geography quiz. If you are interested in volunteering, this is a fun way to get involved! We are happy to train new volunteers.  Sign up here . ... read full article
Amity Interns 2019-2020Smriti Rao9/12/201910/2/2019
Amity Interns 2019-2020
The PTA  welcomes our Amity Interns - Katy, Maria, Tony, Alba, Erick and Ana! We are grateful for these six young professionals who will support our teachers, staff and students, while sharing their language and culture with the Puesta del Sol community during the 2019-2020 academic year.  Please visit our Amity Interns  page to learn more about our Amity Program and this years interns. ... read full article
Puesta del Sol PTA Movie NightSmriti Rao1/16/20201/24/2020
Puesta del Sol PTA Movie Night
Playing: "Abominable" * Spanish with English subtitles    When: Friday, January 24th Time:  6.30pm, * doors open @ 6.00pm Where: Puesta del Sol Gymnasium Bring Blankets, sleeping bags, pillows, low beach chairs, etc (whatever will keep the family comfortable on the gym floor), cash for bake sale. ADMISSiON FREE. All ages Welcome,  but all children must be supervised by the adults they came with throughout the length movie, this is no t a drop off event. Volunteers and Bake Sale: Please  sign-up here ... read full article
ReflectionsAnne Wilson11/22/201912/20/2019
Reflections
  The Reflections Program is a National PTA and WSPTA cultural arts competition. There were 113 participants from Puesta del Sol that participated in the Reflections Art Program this year. Their artwork has been displayed in the Library for students and staff to view.    24 students were selected to advance to the district level for Reflections and will have a chance to advance to State and National levels. The artwork is judged based on 3 criteria: Interpretation, Creativity and Technique. Interpretation of the theme is granted the most emphasis in  judging which is unique to the Reflections program.  We ... read full article
Join the ChoirSmriti Rao10/7/201912/3/2019
Join the Choir
Does your 3 rd , 4 th  or 5 th  grade student love to sing? Puesta del Sol choir begins before school on Mondays, December 2 nd  8.00 am and concludes Monday, February 10 th  after the evening Choir Zone Concert at Sammamish High School. Please email Sra.  Rose  at  rosee@bsd405.org  to receive a permission slip. ... read full article
Community Summer Camps and ProgramsWeb Manager4/17/20198/14/2019
Community Summer Camps and Programs
Are you looking for ideas to keep your kids busy and engaged in fun activities this summer?  If so, please visit our Community Summer Camps and Programs webpage for many wonderful, non-PTA sponsored camps and programs. ... read full article
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mariners
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December Passport CheckSmriti Rao11/29/201912/17/2019
December Passport Check
Who:  1st -5th grade students When:  December, 17 th Where:  Puesta del Sol Library What:  Students in grades 1-5 will have their next geography quiz. If you are interested in volunteering, this is a fun way to get involved! We are happy to train new volunteers.  Sign up here . Special itinerary for the month is Switzerland ... read full article
General Membership MeetingSmriti Rao9/14/20199/25/2019
General Membership Meeting
When: September 25, 2019 @ 7pm Where: Puesta Del Sol Library We would like to invite you to our first Membership Meeting of the school year! Please join us and contribute your voice and vote. The agenda will include: Voting on our 2019-2020 Budget Approval of the 2019-2020 Standing Rules If you would like to learn more about the PTA, please email us at  president@puestadelsolpta.org .  ... read full article
STEP UP AND VOLUNTEER!Cindy Hunter6/20/20198/30/2020
STEP UP AND VOLUNTEER!
                         Our students deserve your support!   Our PTA programs don't run themselves and our program chairs and comittees need help to get the job done.  Please email  volunteer@puestadelsolpta.org  to find out more about any of these volunteer opportunities. OPEN POSITIONS Check out the Volunteer page for more information.  •  Co-President •  VP of Membership •  Director of Communications •   Spanish Immersion Through the Arts (SITA) Co-Chair •  School Dance Chair •  Library Coordinator •  International Festival Co-Chair •  Garden Club Co-Chair ... read full article
International Festival: Amity Act RegistrationSmriti Rao1/7/20203/19/2020
International Festival: Amity Act Registration
    Date: Saturday May 16 th , 2020 Venue: Bellevue High School,             Performing Arts Center   Act #1   –  Castellers - Human Tower s Grades: 3 rd - 5 th Tues. 7:50 am (Gym)   Act #2  –  El Sombrero Azul. El Salvador Grades: 2 nd  – 5 th Tues. 3:40 pm (Gym)   Act #3   –  Polca d’Ours. Spain Grades: 1 st  – 5 th Fri. 7:50 am (Gym)   Act #4   –  El Carbonero.  El Salvador Grades: K – 3 rd Thursdays 8:00 am (P-2).   Independent Family Acts ... read full article
Like the PTA on FacebookPTA Communications7/1/20187/1/2026
Like the PTA on Facebook
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