Fundraising

Walkathon - The Walkathon is a festive after-school community-building event where families, teachers, and staff support our students as they walk laps. This event raises funds to support classroom enhancements, computer technology upgrades, field trips, student activities, school supplies, scholarships and more.  

September

  

Book Fair - A wide selection of new releases and great reads are available to purchase in English and Spanish during the book fair. Proceeds support the school library and PTA.

Fall, Spring

  

Auction - The Puesta del Sol School Auction takes place every other year and is one of our school's biggest fundraisers. The main auction is a fun, adults-only event which includes cocktails, dinner, dessert, and both a silent and live auction. Items for bid include one-of-a-kind class artwork, weekend trips, sports memorabilia, gift baskets, and much more. Proceeds support PTA programs and events across two years. 

Spring (Biennial)

 

Arts, Science, and Culture 

Drama Club Production - Puesta del Sol partners with Studio East to provide 4th and 5th graders with the opportunity to perform in a fabulous musical drama production. 

Fall

 

Health Enhancement Campaign - The PTA and School Positive Productive Life Team sponsor a Health Enhancement Campaign at Puesta del Sol promoting lessons and activities on handwashing habits, covering our coughs and sneezes, and tips for staying healthy through cold and flu season and beyond.

 
Winter

Science Fair - The Science Fair is a celebration of the scientific method, providing students an enriching opportunity to explore science outside the classroom.

Spring

International Festival - The International Festival is a wonderful school-wide event where our students come together to perform cultural dances, songs, and music taught by volunteer and paid members of our International Spanish Academy community, staff, and families.

Spring

 


Family Fun

Ice Cream Social - Enjoy a sweet treat, get reacquainted with old friends and classmates, and make new friends at this annual back-to-school social event.

Fall

Pumpkin Bash - This social event has fall-themed activities for our students and families to enjoy together.*

Fall

Sock Hop Dance - Dress up in 50's attire and dance to old-time favorites at this fun family social event.*

Winter

 

Mariners Day - Join other Puesta del Sol families and friends at Safeco Field to cheer on our favorite baseball team, the Seattle Mariners. 

Spring

 

4th/5th Grade Father-Daughter Dance - 4th and 5th grade daughters and their dads have the opportunity to spend some special time together at this fun dance event. 

Spring

Incoming Kindergarten Potluck - Puesta del Sol and the PTA welcome the incoming kindergarten class and their families with a get-acquainted potluck event.

Spring

 

Field Day - This annual event is an afternoon of fun-filled games and activities to celebrate the end of the school year. 

 June

*Note: This activity may be replaced with another family fun event.


Appreciation

 

Staff Appreciation - Students and parent volunteers participate in appreciation activities for one week every Spring to express gratitude to our wonderful staff at Puesta del Sol.

Spring

5th Grade Events - Each year our 5th graders celebrate their final year at Puesta del Sol with a variety of events, including a 5th grade-hosted appreciation tea for the teachers and staff at Puesta del Sol, a 5th grade legacy gift, an end-of-the year party, and graduation in June.

Spring