Downtown Ice Rink Fundraiser
The Bellevue Downtown Association is thrilled to provide a fundraising opportunity for Puesta del Sol PTA at the 2021-2022 Bellevue Downtown Ice Rink . The ice rink is a temporary structure at the Downtown Park in Bellevue (south of Bellevue Square). Featuring the region’s largest covered open-air ice (real frozen water) skating experience, admission/reservations can now be made on-line . $3 from every paying visitor from your school goes to the PTA .  Just notify rink staff upon arrival the school you are affiliated with. Ice skating is open Friday, November 19 to Sunday, January 9 and is a part ... read full article
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Todd Patrick 
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12/1/2021-1/9/2022

Kindergarten Information Night
Puesta del Sol Announcement: Please join us on Thursday, December 9th at 6:30 for our virtual Kindergarten Information Night . A meeting link will be available closer to the event. Choice School Entry Level Lottery Applications for incoming K (current P-4) and incoming 6th grade (current 5th grade) students for the 2022-23 school year will be accepted beginning Monday December 6, 2021. The application period will close Friday January 7, 2022, at 4:30 pm. Visit the Apply to Choice Schools and Programs page for more information. ... read full article
Author:
Todd Patrick 
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12/1/2021-12/9/2021

Meet our new Amity Intern
  Paula Jimenez Hi everybody! I’m Paula. I am 26 years old. I was born in Fontellas, a little village in the North of Spain. I’m an adventurous person so I love discovering new things to do. In my free time I go to the cinema, do hiking, go to the gym, read a book and so on. I studied primary and kindergarten education degree and nowadays, I continue with a master. Also, I love cooking different cultural dishes overall Mexican and Italian food. Moreover, I love travelling and I’ve visited some European countries like Italian, Luxemburg, Croatia and so ... read full article
Author:
Todd Patrick 
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12/1/2021-12/31/2021

Hola Amadas Familias de Puesta del Sol
Author:
Joel Ingraham 
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9/28/2021-10/31/2022

Volunteer with the Puesta del Sol PTA
Volunteer with the Puesta del Sol PTA ... read full article
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Joel Ingraham 
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9/25/2021-10/9/2022

Puesta del Sol PTA - Youtube Channel
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Joel Ingraham 
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9/21/2021-10/5/2022
Indigenous People's DayTodd Patrick10/10/202110/12/2021
Indigenous People's Day
This local virtual event, Indigenous People Festival, is a celebration of Indigenous creativity, brilliance, and resilience.( .seattlecenter.com/events/indigenous-people-festival ) ... read full article
Downtown Ice Rink FundraiserTodd Patrick12/1/20211/9/2022
Downtown Ice Rink Fundraiser
The Bellevue Downtown Association is thrilled to provide a fundraising opportunity for Puesta del Sol PTA at the 2021-2022 Bellevue Downtown Ice Rink . The ice rink is a temporary structure at the Downtown Park in Bellevue (south of Bellevue Square). Featuring the region’s largest covered open-air ice (real frozen water) skating experience, admission/reservations can now be made on-line . $3 from every paying visitor from your school goes to the PTA .  Just notify rink staff upon arrival the school you are affiliated with. Ice skating is open Friday, November 19 to Sunday, January 9 and is a part ... read full article
Pumpkin Bash Trunk or TreatTodd Patrick10/15/202110/30/2021
Pumpkin Bash Trunk or Treat
Saturday, October 30! Registration required. Please sign-up for a time slot in the form below! Wilburton Elementary, 12300 Main Street, Bellevue We are going Trunk or Treat style with games, treats & more, and need your help to make this event spectacular! Decorate your trunk -Families, teachers & staff are invited to decorate their trunks -Trunks must be decorated by 4pm, no need to bring any treats! -Signup: https://forms.gle/V7uHrNc1fQZgA61J9   Attend our event -Please fill out this form to attend the event (trunk decorators use only the form above.) -This is required for treat counts and safety measures. -Signup:  https://forms.gle/t73EfQxRw6zVz2DbA ... read full article
Dining for Dinero - Wed 10/27 - La Chingona TaqueriaTodd Patrick10/8/202110/22/2021
Dining for Dinero - Wed 10/27 - La Chingona Taqueria
  Our 2nd Dining for Dinero event is scheduled for: Wednesday, October 27th 10 am – 7:30 pm La Chingona Taqueria 29 148th AVE SE Bellevue, WA 98007 La Chingona Taqueria is an awesome food truck located across the street from the Kelsey Creek Shopping Center; near the new, future campus of Puesta del Sol. Outdoor seating and online ordering are available: lachingonataqueria.com/order-online This popular Dining for Dinero location gets busy. Ordering ahead is recommended! La Chingona Taqueria has graciously agreed to donate a portion of ALL their proceeds ALL DAY to Puesta del Sol’s PTA. No special code necessary! ... read full article
PTA General Membership MeetingTodd Patrick9/8/20219/22/2021
PTA General Membership Meeting
We would like to invite you to our first Membership Meeting of the school year! Please join us and contribute your voice and vote. Agenda includes approving board appointees, budget, and PTA operating rule changes, and updates on our programs and events. If you have any topics you would like to share, please contact [email protected] . The Membership Meeting is open to all PTA members. If you haven't already joined or updated your membership for this year, do so today! https://puestadelsolpta.org/Packet/BackToSchool2021 PTA General Membership Meeting (via Zoom)   Sep 22, 2021 07:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)    Register ... read full article
Welcome Message From The PresidentTodd Patrick8/27/20219/10/2021
Welcome Message From The President
Hello Puesta del Sol community!   Welcome back to school, and a warm welcome to the class of 2034! We are excited to see many of you back on campus starting next week. As we kick off the new school year, we hope to be able to resume many of our PTA events and activities, as health guidelines allow. We also look forward to welcoming Amity interns again this year!   After a year apart, the PTA's primary goal this year is engagement, in ways that respect and embrace our diverse community. Your acts of service through volunteer work enable ... read full article
DEI "Plática" (Conversations) Series presents: Jessica Fenton Todd Patrick12/3/20211/13/2022
DEI "Plática" (Conversations) Series presents: Jessica Fenton
Please join our beloved community in a special learning opportunity for Puesta parents, caregivers and staff. Jessica Fenton, a kindergarten parent, will be telling the impactful story of her grandparents' survival from the Holocaust. The live virtual presentation will include documents, videos and photos from her grandparents' lives and time for discussion. Jessica is a legacy speaker for the Holocaust Center for Humanity. You can learn more about her work here: https://www.holocaustcenterseattle.org/jessica-fenton .  Zoom link will be provided . Check back closer to the event. ... read full article
Kindergarten Information NightTodd Patrick12/1/202112/9/2021
Kindergarten Information Night
Puesta del Sol Announcement: Please join us on Thursday, December 9th at 6:30 for our virtual Kindergarten Information Night . A meeting link will be available closer to the event. Choice School Entry Level Lottery Applications for incoming K (current P-4) and incoming 6th grade (current 5th grade) students for the 2022-23 school year will be accepted beginning Monday December 6, 2021. The application period will close Friday January 7, 2022, at 4:30 pm. Visit the Apply to Choice Schools and Programs page for more information. ... read full article
November Passport Check DayTodd Patrick11/10/202111/30/2021
November Passport Check Day
Next Passport Check Day is Tuesday, November 30th Click here to volunteer! Special Itinerary for this month is Panama     Learn more at our Passport Club page. ... read full article
October Passport CheckTodd Patrick10/16/202111/3/2021
October Passport Check
Next Passport Check Day is Tuesday, November 2nd, 2021 Click here to volunteer! Special Itinerary for this month is  Thailand *Due to the current Covid-19 protocols, the Passport team will be accepting monthly Check at Home forms for those that want to participate in this voluntary program from home. Learn more at our Passport Club page. ... read full article
Room Parent Information MeetingTodd Patrick9/21/202110/6/2021
Room Parent Information Meeting
Attention Room Parents - please join our Room Parent Information Meeting Monday, October 4th @ 9:30-10:30 AM  via Zoom. Please email [email protected] if you plan to be a Room Parent for the Zoom login details and/or if you have any questions. Thank you! ... read full article
Fall Family Fun on the FarmTodd Patrick9/8/20219/22/2021
Fall Family Fun on the Farm
First Light Farm in Carnation is welcoming the Puesta del Sol PTA families for a Fall Family Fun on the Farm event. This will include a hayride and a fun hands-on activity. We will get to learn about what is growing as well as have a tasting. Saturday, September 25th from 1-3pm First Light Farm 1202 West Snoqualmie River Rd NE, Carnation, WA 98014 Sold Out!  ... read full article
First Day "Coffee" and Donation DriveTodd Patrick8/26/20219/2/2021
First Day "Coffee" and Donation Drive
Please join us for Puesta del Sol PTA First Day "Coffee" (in a modified form)! Join fellow families under the covered area after classes officially begin to reunite and build community, and learn about joining Puesta del Sol PTA! Though we will be outdoors, please mask up. Refreshments that can be enjoyed at home will be provided. We will also be having a Donation Drive for teachers and staff (hand sanitizer, disposable masks, individually wrapped snacks, etc.). Grades 1-5 : Weds, Sept 1, 9:10am (after drop off) Kindergarten : Friday, Sept 3, 9:10am (after drop off) ... read full article
Meet our new Amity InternTodd Patrick12/1/202112/31/2021
Meet our new Amity Intern
  Paula Jimenez Hi everybody! I’m Paula. I am 26 years old. I was born in Fontellas, a little village in the North of Spain. I’m an adventurous person so I love discovering new things to do. In my free time I go to the cinema, do hiking, go to the gym, read a book and so on. I studied primary and kindergarten education degree and nowadays, I continue with a master. Also, I love cooking different cultural dishes overall Mexican and Italian food. Moreover, I love travelling and I’ve visited some European countries like Italian, Luxemburg, Croatia and so ... read full article
Trunk or Treat!Todd Patrick10/1/202110/14/2021
Trunk or Treat!
COMING SOON! We are taking the Puesta PTA Pumpkin Bash "On the Road"! Instead of our popular but crowded Pumpkin Bash, PTA Events will be hosting a socially distanced "Trunk or Treat" this October.  More information to follow with date, time, and sign-ups (we'll need volunteers to decorate and host their "trunk"/area, and help with the event).  Questions? e-mail: [email protected] ... read full article
Puesta del Sol PTA has a Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) committee9/11/202110/1/2021
Puesta del Sol PTA has a Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) committee
We believe the diversity of our beloved familia is our strength! We are still in the planning process, and welcome you to join the committee! We are looking into ways that we can partner with the school to help integrate the values of diversity, equity, and inclusion in school events and possibly hosting parent events for learning and growth (i.e. listening circles, "brown bag lunches", etc. ) Please contact [email protected] if you are interested in being involved. You can also join the Facebook group " Puesta del Sol Equity and Diversity Page " to follow updates. ... read full article
National Hispanic Heritage MonthJoel Ingraham9/28/202110/15/2021
National Hispanic Heritage Month
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Hola Amadas Familias de Puesta del SolJoel Ingraham9/28/202110/31/2022
Hola Amadas Familias de Puesta del Sol
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Welcome and Welcome Back Puesta Families!Todd Patrick9/24/202110/7/2021
Welcome and Welcome Back Puesta Families!
Thank you to those parents who attended First Day "Coffee"! Even behind masks and socially distanced, we could see the faces of happy yet nervous parents, tears of sadness for many parents, including those both Kinder and some First Graders having their very first day of in-person school. For our families in Virtual Academy, we felt you through the airwaves, too. We had a great time connecting and hope to see more of you soon!       Another BIG THANK YOU to all the generous donations to our teachers and staff: masks, gloves, tissues, glue, hand sanitizer and more--we ... read full article
Volunteer with the Puesta del Sol PTAJoel Ingraham9/25/202110/9/2022
Volunteer with the Puesta del Sol PTA
Volunteer with the Puesta del Sol PTA ... read full article
Puesta del Sol PTA - Youtube ChannelJoel Ingraham9/21/202110/5/2022
Puesta del Sol PTA - Youtube Channel
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