Amity Host Families Needed for 2020-2021
It's that time of year again!  We are looking for 18+ host families for our interns in the 2020-2021 school-year.  As a host family you gain a new, unique friendship and learning experience by welcoming an intern from a Spanish speaking country into your home.  Additionally, your child will benefit from extra practice and help with their Spanish language skills.   There is flexibility to the hosting duration with 13 week and half-year options. This will allow us to make better family/intern matches as well as potentially improve the experience for both interns and families.  If you are interested, please refer to the   ... read full article
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Smriti Rao 
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2027 GRADUATION CEREMONY
  WHEN: TBD WHERE: TBD *Graduation ceremony followed by light refreshments ... read full article
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Smriti Rao 
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3/10/2020-5/31/2020

Jubilee Service Day at Puesta del Sol
Saturday, August 29, 2020 from 8 am to 12 pm Puesta Del Sol supporters, although many things in the future are unknown, we are still planning for next school year, 2020-2021!  We invite you to volunteer at  Jubilee  Service Day at Puesta Del Sol to help teachers and staff prepare for the school year.  More information to follow.  Registration will open in JUNE 2020. Jubilee  Service Day —  Jubilee  REACH ... read full article
Author:
Smriti Rao 
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5/11/2020-8/30/2020

Parent-Organized Facebook Groups
  Puesta del Sol Elementary- All Grade Parent Discussion Puesta del Sol School Garden Puesta del Sol Class of 2033 Puesta del Sol Class of 2032 (Kindergarten) Puesta del Sol Class of 2031 (1st grade) Puesta del Sol Class of 2030  (2nd grade) Puesta del Sol Class of 2029  (3rd grade) Puesta del Sol Class of 2028  (4th grade) Puesta del Sol Class of 2027  (5th grade) * Please note: Individual Facebook groups for each class are parent-organized and are not PTA-sponsored. ... read full article
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Communication Team 
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Teacher AppreciationAnne Wilson5/2/20205/9/2020
Teacher Appreciation
Virtual Staff Appreciation Please shower your teachers and support staff with gratitude virtually!  Please use the  Kudoboard links for each teacher and staff member.  The themes for the week: Monday:  Notes of gratitude Tuesday:  Send your favorite emoji or GIF to your teachers  Wednesday:   Wear you Teacher's favorite color.  Here is the teacher favorites list:   Teacher Favorites Thursday:   Note from the grown-up.  Please send a thoughtful note to your student's teacher through email or kudoboard Friday:  Send a video or picture to your teacher expressing your appreciation.   Links to Kudoboard   ... read full article
Puesta del Sol Spirit Wear!Spirit Wear9/8/20199/26/2019
Puesta del Sol Spirit Wear!
ENDS TONIGHT, September 26, 2019 (midnight) ORDER HERE We are excited for another great year at Puesta, and what better way to show your school spirit than with our new SPIRIT WEAR COLLECTION! All styles are available in YOUTH and ADULT sizes.   For questions or comments, please email  spiritwear@puestadelsolpta.org ... read full article
Drama Club 2019-2020Anne Wilson10/24/201911/21/2019
Drama Club 2019-2020
                     Now open to 3rd graders!   Studio East/Puesta Del Sol Drama Club presents: Pinocchio    Drama Club Registration  for 3rd, 4th and 5th graders opens October 25, 2019.  Only 50 spots available!   Puesta del Sol PTA is lucky to work in partnership with Studio East to produce a full-length musical for our 3rd, 4th, and 5th graders. Studio East provides a director and music director, scripts, music, sets, costumes, props, and an authentic play production experience. The entire process will take less than 7 weeks!     Auditions will be ... read full article
Incoming Kindergarten Summer PlaydatesNew Family Coordinator6/20/20198/27/2019
Incoming Kindergarten Summer Playdates
                                       SUMMER PLAY DATE SCHEDULE DATE PARK TIME NOTES Thursday, June 27th   Puesta del Sol 3810 132nd Ave. S.E. Bellevue, WA 98006 3:00 PM      Meet at the play structure. Monday, July 8th Wilburton Park 12400 Main St. Bellevue, WA 98005 6:00 PM Meet at the play structure. Wednesday, July 24th Chism Beach Park 9600 S.E. 11th St. Bellevue WA 98004 10:00 AM Parking is a bit of a hike from the park. Meet by the play structure in the ... read full article
SCIENCE FAIRSmriti Rao2/2/20203/25/2020
SCIENCE FAIR
  Digital Science Project Gallery Going Online! Register Now Please refer to the  Science Fair page for additional information.  ... read full article
All School DanceSmriti Rao1/7/20201/31/2020
All School Dance
  Puesta Del Sol PTA Sponsoring A Family Night Of Fun ~The Snow  Ball ~ Fri, January 31 st 6:30-8.00 pm   Music and dancing with DJ   *** Bake sale & pizza (cash only)     *** Family raffle (win a fabulous  winter  prize     &  other surprises)   ***  Free snow cones (limit 1)  See  flyer  for details. ... read full article
Reflections Gallery NightAnne Wilson11/14/201911/21/2019
Reflections Gallery Night
Please join us for our Reflections Gallery Night. When: November 21st at 6pm Where:Puesta del Sol Library All artwork will be displayed. Our local recognition will be presented as well as awards to the district level artists. Refreshments will be served. Questions? Please email: reflections@puestadelsolpta.org     ... read full article
October Passport CheckThe Passport Club Team10/9/201910/29/2019
October Passport Check
Who: 1st -5th grade students When:   October 29th 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 . The Special Itinerary for September is the  Brazil ... read full article
After School ProgramsSmriti Rao9/26/201910/8/2019
After School Programs
Session 1 will begin October 7   Flamenco   will be offered on Mondays after school and  Fiesta Latina   will be offered on  Fridays, 3:35 - 4:45pm.   Bomba del Sol will not be offered for Session 1, as the instructors had prior engagements. We hope to offer Bomba del Sol later in the school year, depending on instructor availability. Registration is Open NOW! Flamenco Registration Fiesta Latina Registration ... read full article
Amity Host Families Needed for 2020-2021Smriti Rao5/18/20206/19/2020
Amity Host Families Needed for 2020-2021
It's that time of year again!  We are looking for 18+ host families for our interns in the 2020-2021 school-year.  As a host family you gain a new, unique friendship and learning experience by welcoming an intern from a Spanish speaking country into your home.  Additionally, your child will benefit from extra practice and help with their Spanish language skills.   There is flexibility to the hosting duration with 13 week and half-year options. This will allow us to make better family/intern matches as well as potentially improve the experience for both interns and families.  If you are interested, please refer to the   ... read full article
April Passport CheckSmriti Rao4/9/20204/28/2020
April Passport Check
Who:  1st -5th grade students When:  April , 28 th 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  Greece   If you are interested in volunteering, this  is a fun way to get involved! We are happy to train new volunteers.  ... read full article
2027 GRADUATION CEREMONYSmriti Rao3/10/20205/31/2020
2027 GRADUATION CEREMONY
  WHEN: TBD WHERE: TBD *Graduation ceremony followed by light refreshments ... read full article
February Passport ClubSmriti Rao1/29/20202/25/2020
February Passport Club
Who:  1st -5th grade students When:  February, 25 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  India   ... read full article
Math OlympiadSmriti Rao12/9/201912/21/2019
Math Olympiad
NewsFlash : APPLICATION DEADLINE EXTENDED  TO MONDAY DEC. 16   Math Olympiad is a GO! Shout out to Heather Song, Lisa Okahata & Sarah Partap for coaching (teaching) the practices, and to Paola Taylor & Angelie Chong for handling the admin.   Practices will be held Monday and Wednesday mornings, 7:50-8:50am, classroom TBA. The Application packet will is  available on the  Math Olympiad page .   IMPORTANT DATES: Fri, Dec 5, 2019: Application Packets available on Puesta del Sol PTA website. Mon Dec 16 Fri, Dec 13 , 2019: Parent Registration, Student Application, and Signed Citizenship Contract due, place in box ... read full article
Academic Challenge Academic Challenge10/9/20195/2/2020
Academic Challenge
    DUE DATE:   May 1, 2020   *UPDATED APRIL 10th DUE TO THE SCHOOL CLOSURES*   Many PTA programs are moving to digital submission options as a result of the school closures. The Academic Challenge  team will be accepting Academic Challenge work via EMAIL ONLY. All submissions need to be sent to the following email:  academicchallenge@puestadelsolpta.org .  In the subject line of the email, please have it read as follows:  STUDENT LAST NAME_FIRSTNAME_AC2020.  The Academic Challenge team will confirm receipt of your email. Parents please email pictures or scan copies of your student’s completed Final Submission Form, multi-Cultural ... read full article
Scholastic Book FairSmriti Rao9/14/201910/4/2019
Scholastic Book Fair
Join us in the library! September 30 th -October 4 th Come pick out new books in English and Spanish!! Please volunteer  to help us make the fair run smoothly. For information regarding timings, payment methods and online purchase options visit  Book Fair page. Q uestions? E mail us at:  bookfair@puestadelsolpta.org ... read full article
Jubilee Service Day at Puesta del SolSmriti Rao5/11/20208/30/2020
Jubilee Service Day at Puesta del Sol
Saturday, August 29, 2020 from 8 am to 12 pm Puesta Del Sol supporters, although many things in the future are unknown, we are still planning for next school year, 2020-2021!  We invite you to volunteer at  Jubilee  Service Day at Puesta Del Sol to help teachers and staff prepare for the school year.  More information to follow.  Registration will open in JUNE 2020. Jubilee  Service Day —  Jubilee  REACH ... read full article
Reflections 2019-2020 "LOOK WITHIN"Smriti Rao10/12/201911/15/2019
Reflections 2019-2020 "LOOK WITHIN"
To participate:  ? Create An Original Work - 2019 Theme is: "LOOK WITHIN" ?Submit the Entry -  Official Entry Form  and  Online   Registration  (we are also  selling boards and protective sleeves for the Visual Arts category for $5)- scholarships are available. Due: November 15th, 2019 * Reflections participation is also one of Puesta del        Sol's   Academic Challenge  activities.  Learn more about the judging criteria, rules and awards by visiting our  Reflections information page .   Questions? please contact us at  reflections@puestadelsolpta.org . ... read full article
Box Tops Fall CollectionSmriti Rao10/12/201910/24/2019
Box Tops Fall Collection
Ends October 24th, @ 4:00pm Box tops fall collection is going on now! Two important things: Box tops is turning digital and you can  Download the Box Top App ! Donate to Puesta del Sol by scanning your receipt with your phone within 2 weeks of purchase.  Here is the Video to learn how.    Drop off all your remaining Box Tops to the Main office and in the box! Let's work together to have a great box tops year for our Puesta del Sol family ... read full article
Parent-Organized Facebook GroupsCommunication Team6/25/20188/1/2020
Parent-Organized Facebook Groups
  Puesta del Sol Elementary- All Grade Parent Discussion Puesta del Sol School Garden Puesta del Sol Class of 2033 Puesta del Sol Class of 2032 (Kindergarten) Puesta del Sol Class of 2031 (1st grade) Puesta del Sol Class of 2030  (2nd grade) Puesta del Sol Class of 2029  (3rd grade) Puesta del Sol Class of 2028  (4th grade) Puesta del Sol Class of 2027  (5th grade) * Please note: Individual Facebook groups for each class are parent-organized and are not PTA-sponsored. ... read full article