Nov 11
No School - Veterans Day
No School - Veterans Day

Monday, November 12
Reflections Submissions Review
Reflections Submissions Review

Tuesday, November 13
Puesta del Sol office

First day to submit Reflections projects to the Puesta del Sol office for review.
7:00p Small Hands on Art - "Beauty and the Beast"
Small Hands on Art - "Beauty and the Beast"

Wednesday, November 14
7:00p - 9:00p
Puesta del Sol Gym
El Sol Publication
El Sol Publication

Friday, November 16

Check your email inbox this morning for the latest El Sol Newsletter!
Reflection Projects DUE!
Reflection Projects DUE!

Friday, November 16
9:05a Art Appreciation Training- Gelli Printing
Art Appreciation Training- Gelli Printing

Friday, November 16
9:05a - 10:00a
PTA Room

Art Appreciation Training- Gelli Printing with Rina.
1:30p PTA Board Meeting
PTA Board Meeting

Monday, November 19
1:30p - 3:00p
PTA Office

PTA Board Meetings are open for observation to all Puesta del Sol PTA members, if desired. Feel free to contact the PTA Secretary with any questions:
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Calling All Artists! - Reflections Competition
Reflections is a national art competition that is sponsored by the PTA and is one of the categories for Academic Challenge.  
This year's theme is "Heroes Around Me".  Your child may submit an original work of art in any of 6 categories; Visual Art, Photography, Film, Choreography, Music or Literature. Please go to our Reflections Information Page where you will find the official rules, application, check list for success and registration. The due date for submissions is November 16th. 

Please email your questions to

Academic Challenge
Academic Challenge is a free enrichment program available to all students in Kindergarten - 5th grade.
This is an optional, non-competitive program. Students choose and complete up to seven (7) challenges throughout the school year. These challenges are to be completed outside of school. Look for the Academic Challenge flyer to come home soon!  To keep things fresh and interesting, some requirements have changed! 
If your student would like to participate in the Reflections challenge, projects are due November 16. Please refer to the Academic Challenge page for additional information.

Volunteers Needed!
We need everyone's help to keep all of our programs and the PTA running smoothly.  The PTA is currently looking for the following positions:


   • Garden Club Co-Chair 
   • Membership Chair
   • Web Content Manager
   • Spanish Outside School Program Co-Chair
   • Drama Club Co-Chair
   • Science Fair Chair
   • International Festival Stage Manager - Spring
   • After School Programs Co-Chair

Please email if you are interested.  Thank you!   

Newsletter Publication Schedule- Fall

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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:  8/31, 9/7, 9/21, 10/5, 10/19, 11/2, 11/16, 11/30, 12/14

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Dining for Dinero - MOD Pizza

Wednesday, November 28, 2018
MOD Pizza, 3622 Factoria Blvd. SE Bellevue, WA 98006

Here is a great opportunity to enjoy a meal with some Puesta del Sol friends.  The first Dining for Dinero event will be at MOD Pizza in Factoria.  20% of all food and beverage purchases will be donated to the PTA.  Please be sure to present a printed or digital version of this flyer to the cashier.   

Save the Date: Drama Club 2018-19 Auditions
Who:     4th & 5th graders
When:   November 26-27
Where:  Puesta del Sol Gym
Save the date! Join your friends in putting on Puesta del Sol's annual musical. This year's musical is "Pirates of the Curry Bean." The first fifty 4th and 5th graders to sign up get a part! First mandatory all cast rehearsal is Thursday, November 29! Cast members need to be available at least 2 days/week for rehearsal M, Tu, Th, F and make all mandatory dates (11/29-30 and 1/14-19). Conflicts? We cast around them!
For more info, check out the Drama Club page.
or email Laura at

Next Passport Check Day is November 27, 2018

Special Itinerary for November is Turkey

Sign up to help with Passport Check Day

For more information reference our Passport Club page.

Teacher and Staff Favorites

Have you ever wanted to show a teacher or staff member your appreciation for their hard work, but had no idea what to get?  Our wonderful room parents have compiled a Teacher and Staff Favorites List for your use!  If you have any questions regarding the Teacher and Staff Favorites List, please contact Annie Robinson at

Parent-Organized Facebook Groups

Puesta del Sol Elementary- All Grade Parent Discussion

Puesta del Sol School Garden

Puesta del Sol Class of 2031 (Kindergarten)

Puesta del Sol Class of 2030 (1st grade)

Puesta del Sol Class of 2029 (2nd grade)

Puesta del Sol Class of 2028 (3rd grade)

Puesta del Sol Class of 2027 (4th grade)

Puesta del Sol Class of 2026 (5th grade)

* Please note: Individual Facebook groups for each class are parent-organized and are not PTA-sponsored.

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