School Closed 

Puesta del Sol Elementary will be closed starting March 13 through April 24, 2020. 

Important updates can be found on the Bellevue School District Covid 19 site.

Items specific to our school include:

  • Many teachers have sent out links for learning resources.
  • PLEASE read Sr. Shearer's email on March 16th which provides the curriculum for each grade.
  • Letter from our Superintendent of BSD, Dr. Ivan Duran (emailed on 3/27/20 "learning plan for March 30-April 3")
  • Bellevue School District STUDENT PORTAL is the easiest access to the varied and important content from our school district including Library, Tumblebooks, Dreambox, Thinkcentral (curriculum materials), Typetastic and Clever, etc.  Please go to their "Student Portal" at https://bsd405.org/ (click on "students" at top, student portal is on the bottom of the list)
    • Helpful Hint: Once logged in to Student Portal there is access to "Clever" which gives you ALL the links to khan academy, dreambox, and more!!!

Login: s-lastnamefirstinitial@bsd405.org  password: s#studentnumber

(** common last names may need first 1-2 initials)

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Passport Check Day
Passport Check Day

Date:
Tuesday, March 31

For grades 1- 5
6:00p POSTPONED (1st Grade Concert)
POSTPONED (1st Grade Concert)

Date:
Wednesday, April 1
Time:
6:00p - 7:00p
Where:
Puesta Del Sol Gym

new date to be announced

6:00p Science Fair Digital Project Gallery Deadline
Science Fair Digital Project Gallery Deadline

Date:
Wednesday, April 1
Time:
6:00p - 10:00p

All registered participants for Science Fair will receive a Google Drive to upload a short video or PowerPoint of their project. Please upload a compressed file to the google drive by April 1.

7:00p POSTPONED (2nd Grade Concert)
POSTPONED (2nd Grade Concert)

Date:
Wednesday, April 1
Time:
7:00p - 8:00p
Where:
Puesta Del Sol Gym

new date to be announced
El Sol publication
El Sol publication

Date:
Friday, April 3
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6:00p POSTPONED (3rd Grade Concert)
POSTPONED (3rd Grade Concert)

Date:
Wednesday, April 8
Time:
6:00p - 7:00p
Where:
Puesta Del Sol Gym

new date to be announced

7:00p POSTPONED (4th Grade Concert)
POSTPONED (4th Grade Concert)

Date:
Wednesday, April 8
Time:
7:00p - 8:00p
Where:
Puesta Del Sol Gym

new date to be announced
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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 the Board Information Page for brief job descriptions.

To contact the nominating committee please email nominations@puestadelsolpta.org 


Yearbook

Don't forget to order your student's yearbook. Can't remember if you ordered one yet?  Check your account!

Order your Yearbook


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. 

•  Spanish Immersion Through the Arts (SITA) Co-Chair
•  School Dance Chair
•  Library Coordinator
•  International Festival Co-Chair
•  Garden Club Co-Chair

Like the PTA on Facebook

Like our Puesta del Sol PTA page on Facebook.


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Academic Challenge
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Are you looking for ways to keep your kids busy during the school closure? 
Participate in this year’s Academic Challenge! 

Academic Challenge is a free and optional enrichment program available to all students in Kindergarten - 5th grade.  In order to qualify for a trophy, your child needs to complete 5 out of the 7 categories listed below.  
 
NEW DIGITAL SUBMISSION OPTION! Please refer to the Academic Challenge page for more details.  Multi-Cultural doll projects, book reviews and timesheets for math, keyboarding, and computer programming may be submitted digitally beginning on April 1st, or via the school office during the week of April 27th - May 1st.  All work must be submitted either digitally or to the school office no later than 3:30pm on Friday, May 1st.  
 
CHALLENGE ACTIVITY DUE DATES
Reflections Project

November 15, 2019  
Science Fair (Due date updated due to school closures.) April 1, 2020
Multi-Cultural ProjectOR
Passport Club 
(Complete Levels 1-5 + 9 Special Itineraries for the months of Sept-April)  
              
May 1, 2020
Math (10+ hours of extra math)

May 1, 2020
Five (5) Book Reviews 

May 1, 2020 
Computer Programing (5+hours) 

May 1, 2020
Keyboarding (5+hours)

May 1, 2020

 


2027 GRADUATION CEREMONY

 

WHEN: Wednesday June 17, 2020
WHERE: Puesta Del Sol Gym
*Graduation ceremony followed by light refreshments

Parent-Organized Facebook Groups
 

Puesta del Sol Elementary- All Grade Parent Discussion

Puesta del Sol School Garden

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.


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