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RSVP for Walkathon!
Registration for Walkathon  is now open! REGISTER:     Please let us know where to send your child after school on October 6th. Online registration closes October 4th. Classes with 100% RSVP  by October 2nd will receive a coupon for PTA designated treat at Bake Sale table.  VOLUNTEER: We need lots of volunteers to make this event happen. Please consider volunteering  before, during or after the event. FUNDRAISE: We are using PLEDGESTAR  to collect donations. Once your child's fundraising account has been set up you can easily send fundraising emails to friends and family. Questions? Email walkathon@puestadelsolpta.org  or visit our ... read full article
Author:
Tara Brossard 
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9/20/2017-10/6/2017

BSF 5% day at Whole Foods and Bellevue 365
Mark Your Calendars for September 20th! All day long on  September 20th , 5% of the profits from  Whole Foods Market Bellevue,  AND at  Bellevue 365 at Bellevue Square  will be donated to Bellevue Schools Foundation! Last year your support helped raise more than $8,000 in just one day of shopping at Whole Foods. With 365 on board, this year's event can be twice as nice for our public schools. ... read full article
Author:
Joyce Luu 
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9/12/2017-9/21/2017

Annual Puesta del Sol Pumpkin Bash
Friday October 27th, 6:30-8:00pm Puesta del Sol Gym Don't miss the Annual Puesta del Sol Pumpkin Bash on Friday, Oct. 27th from 6:30-8 pm in the gym!! Join us for a festive, fall night of games, music, monster-mashing, treats and more! Get in the spirit and wear your costume - no masks or weapons, please. Seeking volunteers to help set-up, collect donations, assist with games and clean-up. Sign up to help  or contact Sarah Fink at familyfun@puestadelsolpta.org . ... read full article
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Sarah Fink 
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9/19/2017-10/27/2017

Dads: Get Involved With Watch D.O.G.S.
Watch D.O.G.S. is a father involvement program of the National Center for Fathering. Statistics show that kids develop more fully socially, physically, academically and emotionally when they have a positive male role model actively engaged in their life. Since school is a significant chunk of your kid’s life, check out the Watch D.O.G.S. program  at Puesta del Sol. We will host a formal 2017-2018 kickoff/Q&A session in October. Stay tuned for dates and times, or contact Puesta del Sol parent Tyler Parris with questions at watchdogs@puestadelsolpta.org . ... read full article
Author:
Abraham Castillo 
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8/25/2017-10/1/2017

Quick Links
-  2017-18 Suggested School Supplies List - Subscribe/Unsubscribe to our newsletters - Visit our PTA Facebook page -  Join the PTA - Donate to the PTA - International Spanish Academy (ISA) Committee - Amazon.com Shopping Link - Community Events - Traffic and Parking Information - Puesta del Sol Elementary School website - Check for Emergency Closure:   MyNorthwest.com school closings ,    King5.com SchoolNet , Bellevue School District ... read full article
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PTA Web Team 
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7/5/2017-6/29/2018
RSVP for Walkathon!Tara Brossard9/20/201710/6/2017
RSVP for Walkathon!
Registration for Walkathon  is now open! REGISTER:     Please let us know where to send your child after school on October 6th. Online registration closes October 4th. Classes with 100% RSVP  by October 2nd will receive a coupon for PTA designated treat at Bake Sale table.  VOLUNTEER: We need lots of volunteers to make this event happen. Please consider volunteering  before, during or after the event. FUNDRAISE: We are using PLEDGESTAR  to collect donations. Once your child's fundraising account has been set up you can easily send fundraising emails to friends and family. Questions? Email walkathon@puestadelsolpta.org  or visit our ... read full article
PTA First Day CoffeesNatalie Danielson8/14/20179/4/2017
PTA First Day Coffees
Thursday, August 31st - For Parents of Students in Grades 1-5 Tuesday, September 5th - For Parents of Kindergartners Join other parents under the covered area for coffee and donuts. Let's share summer stories, reunite and build community! ... read full article
PTA Ice Cream SocialNatalie Danielson8/14/20179/8/2017
PTA Ice Cream Social
 September 8th, 6pm, Puesta del Sol Upper Playground Celebrate completion of the first week of school by joining other Puesta Del Sol families on the playground for ice cream and play time! There will be allergy-friendly options, and the whole family is welcome. This is not a drop-off event, please stay and meet other families!   We need volunteers!   For questions, or to volunteer, please email Natalie at  events@puestadelsolpta.org . ... read full article
Jubilee Reach Service Day is August 26, 2017Liz Baze8/13/20178/26/2017
Jubilee Reach Service Day is August 26, 2017
Jubilee Reach Service Day Have you heard of Jubilee Reach Service Day? It's a great chance to meet teachers and fellow parents while helping teachers at Puesta del Sol set up their classrooms for the year. Our school currently has 44% of the volunteers requested, so there's still a need for help! The Service Day runs from 8:00am to 12:00pm on Saturday, August 26th. It's a fun and rewarding way to contribute to our school community. Register Today!     ... read full article
BSF 5% day at Whole Foods and Bellevue 365Joyce Luu9/12/20179/21/2017
BSF 5% day at Whole Foods and Bellevue 365
Mark Your Calendars for September 20th! All day long on  September 20th , 5% of the profits from  Whole Foods Market Bellevue,  AND at  Bellevue 365 at Bellevue Square  will be donated to Bellevue Schools Foundation! Last year your support helped raise more than $8,000 in just one day of shopping at Whole Foods. With 365 on board, this year's event can be twice as nice for our public schools. ... read full article
Passport Club Kick-Off Work PartyCindy Edwards9/4/20179/12/2017
Passport Club Kick-Off Work Party
  When:  Tuesday, September 12th, 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. The Passport Club  is entering its 19th year at Puesta del Sol.  Each year, we get together for a work party to prepare materials for the school year.  This year, Committee Co-Chair in-training, Renee Isbell, is hosting the work party at her house. Please join Renee and the rest of the committee for our Annual Work Party on Tuesday, September 12th about 9:30 a.m. (right after ... read full article
Annual Puesta del Sol Pumpkin BashSarah Fink9/19/201710/27/2017
Annual Puesta del Sol Pumpkin Bash
Friday October 27th, 6:30-8:00pm Puesta del Sol Gym Don't miss the Annual Puesta del Sol Pumpkin Bash on Friday, Oct. 27th from 6:30-8 pm in the gym!! Join us for a festive, fall night of games, music, monster-mashing, treats and more! Get in the spirit and wear your costume - no masks or weapons, please. Seeking volunteers to help set-up, collect donations, assist with games and clean-up. Sign up to help  or contact Sarah Fink at familyfun@puestadelsolpta.org . ... read full article
Dads: Get Involved With Watch D.O.G.S.Abraham Castillo8/25/201710/1/2017
Dads: Get Involved With Watch D.O.G.S.
Watch D.O.G.S. is a father involvement program of the National Center for Fathering. Statistics show that kids develop more fully socially, physically, academically and emotionally when they have a positive male role model actively engaged in their life. Since school is a significant chunk of your kid’s life, check out the Watch D.O.G.S. program  at Puesta del Sol. We will host a formal 2017-2018 kickoff/Q&A session in October. Stay tuned for dates and times, or contact Puesta del Sol parent Tyler Parris with questions at watchdogs@puestadelsolpta.org . ... read full article
Academic Challenge and Passport Club AwardsPuesta del Sol PTA7/5/20177/26/2017
Academic Challenge and Passport Club Awards
Congratulations to the many students who participated in Academic Challenge and Passport Club this year.  The awards were given out at assemblies on Monday, June 19th.  Consider involving your child in next year's programs! ACADEMIC CHALLENGE The Academic Challenge trophy was given to 107 students who completed 4 Challenge categories. The Academic Challenge Principal Medal was awarded to 45 students who completed all 7 Challenge categories.  This is a tremendous effort by our students in addition to their normal homework, sports, and other extracurricular activities!  Learn more about  Academic Challenge and participate next year. Student Participation in Each Program Reflections ... read full article
Amity Program Thank YouErin Gregov7/5/20178/14/2017
Amity Program Thank You
The Amity Committee and Puesta del Sol Staff would like to extend a huge, heartfelt THANK YOU to the following families who hosted our wonderful Amity Interns this year! Our program wouldn't be possible without families like yours!   The Molnar Family The Danielson Family The Paguia Family The Mejlaender Family The Moilanen Family The Albers Family   The Peck Family The Staight Family The Han-Wei Family The Lee Family The Smith Family The Reed Family ... read full article
Thank You Jubilee Reach!Amy Ulrich8/27/20179/8/2017
Thank You Jubilee Reach!
Thank you to the nearly 180 volunteers - both from the Puesta del Sol community and especially those neighbors who don't have children in school here - who selflessly gave their time and energy  on Saturday  to help our teachers and staff to prepare for the arrival of students this week! Thank you to Ryan and Alison Bieler for organizing service day at Puesta del Sol! ... read full article
Quick LinksPTA Web Team7/5/20176/29/2018
Quick Links
-  2017-18 Suggested School Supplies List - Subscribe/Unsubscribe to our newsletters - Visit our PTA Facebook page -  Join the PTA - Donate to the PTA - International Spanish Academy (ISA) Committee - Amazon.com Shopping Link - Community Events - Traffic and Parking Information - Puesta del Sol Elementary School website - Check for Emergency Closure:   MyNorthwest.com school closings ,    King5.com SchoolNet , Bellevue School District ... read full article