Announcements
Author:
Ronit Droker 
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8/20/2020-7/1/2021

Join Our Team!
Yes, it's that time already! Help make an impact on your child's education and our school community!   Are you interested in getting involved in your child's school and making a difference?    We are searching for our next year's school PTA board.   We welcome diverse perspectives from all over our local community-if you were interested in being involved with PTA as a board member, or would like to know more, please send an email to  [email protected] org  with subject line: PTA Board 2021-2022 ... read full article
Author:
Ronit Droker 
Show from:
4/22/2021-7/1/2021

Fundraising Events
Author:
Ronit Droker 
Show from:
2/25/2021-7/1/2021

Read-a-Thon | Starts May 17th- 2 Weeks Only!
Support the PTA & Read for a Good Cause! Get your student excited about reading and give friends and family the opportunity to encourage your child to read even more!    It will not take much of your time and helps in the development of stronger reading skills. It will be accessible for families in hybrid and virtual!  This will be our only big fundraiser this year, so please consider who may wish to encourage your reader by donating to the PTA!   Our Read-a-thon starts Monday May 17th 2021! Instructions to activate your reader's personal page will be sent home with in-person learners and ... read full article
Author:
Ronit Droker 
Show from:
5/7/2021-5/31/2021

PTA Spiritwear Shop is OPEN!
Shop our online store and show your school spirit! Buy your own Puesta del Sol mask today and support our PTA!       Questions? Contact  [email protected]   Questions about your Order? Contact: Winners Sportswear 12031 Northup Way #201, Bellevue, WA 98005 Monday – Friday 9am –to 4:30pm 425-505-2149 [email protected]   ... read full article
Author:
Ronit Droker 
Show from:
12/9/2020-7/1/2021

BSD News & King County News
Back to Buildings Please continue to check your email for communication from the Bellevue School District. For more information about tomorrow's school closure, visit the BSD website .  Meals 2 Go The  Meals2Go program , offered by our Nutrition Services team, is designed to provide a FREE breakfast and lunch option for families to access for their children.  Families have two options to access meals on school days:   Grab & Go Meals     Meals are provided at no cost thanks to the extension of a nationwide waiver authorized by USDA. This waiver will be in effect for the entire 2020-21 school year. For ... read full article
Author:
Ronit Droker 
Show from:
11/15/2020-7/1/2021

Join the PTA!
 Every Member Matters!   The PTA is here to advocate for you and your student for just about any issue that affects your student's experience at Puesta del Sol.     Being a PTA member gives you and your student a voice at Puesta del Sol!   Members vote on issues such as programming, budget, and board members. It's a terrific way for older students to learn the value of civic engagement.   Puesta del Sol PTA membership is open to everyone! PTA is an inclusive organization, and we invite any community members who care about healthy children and strong schools ... read full article
Author:
Ronit Droker 
Show from:
10/7/2020-7/1/2021

Like the PTA on Facebook
Like our Puesta del Sol PTA page on Facebook. ... read full article
Author:
PTA Communications 
Show from:
7/1/2018-7/1/2026

Parent-Organized Facebook Groups
  Puesta del Sol Elementary- All Grade Parent Discussion Puesta del Sol School Garden Puesta del Sol Class of 2033 (Kindergarten) Puesta del Sol Class of 2032 (1st grade) Puesta del Sol Class of 2031 (2nd grade) Puesta del Sol Class of 2030 (3rd grade) Puesta del Sol Class of 2029 (4th grade) Puesta del Sol Class of 2028 (5th grade) * Please note: Individual Facebook groups for each class are parent-organized and are not PTA-sponsored. ... read full article
Author:
Communication Team 
Show from:
6/25/2018-6/30/2021
PTA MeetingsRonit Droker9/8/20209/23/2020
PTA Meetings
  GENERAL PTA MEETING Wednesday, September 23rd | 7:00pm We would like to invite you to our first Membership Meeting of the school year! Please join us and contribute your voice and vote.    Join Zoom Meeting https://zoom.us/j/99247288463?pwd=QUhUc2pLRDhBR3E0VGlNZFRNbDFJUT09 Meeting ID: 992 4728 8463 Passcode: 021455 If you would like to learn more about the PTA, please email us at  [email protected] .    BOARD MEETING Tuesday, September 15th | 7:00pm *Please email [email protected]  if you would like to join   ... read full article
Back To School FormsPTA Communications8/22/20189/5/2018
Back To School Forms
It's time!  PTA  Back to School Forms are ready!  Purchase your PTA membership, pre-order your Yearbook, get a jump start on contributing to the annual fund, sign up for volunteering - all in "one-stop shopping"! ... read full article
Yearbook InformationRonit Droker3/10/20215/1/2021
Yearbook Information
Let's make this one memorable for years to come! We have begun designing this year’s yearbook, and to complete it, we need your help! Visit the  Yearbook Info Page to find out about submitting El Sol Arte (Sun drawing) and Yearbook portraits.   Yearbook Portraits   This year, the Yearbook Committee is offering two options to use your student's portrait in the Yearbook. 1. Lifetouch photo   OR 2. Personal photo  (upload using link below) If you would like to use your personal photo,  click here  to upload your photo.   Optional Personal Photo Due: Friday, April 30th   *The Yearbook ... read full article
Call for Yearbook Photos!Ronit Droker3/7/20213/7/2021
Call for Yearbook Photos!
    Let's make this one memorable for years to come! We have begun designing this year’s yearbook, and to complete it, we need your help! We are asking everyone in our Beloved Familia to provide the yearbook committee with  school-related candid photos  you're willing to share. This could be pictures of your remote learning or teaching workspace, student projects, virtual field trips, PTA events, first day back to school, and more.   Click here  to visit our Yearbook information page to upload photos and learn more!    Extended Deadline for submitting photos is: Friday, March 12th __________________________   School Portraits ... read full article
Get Involved! Join the Nominating Committee!Ronit Droker2/25/20213/31/2021
Get Involved! Join the Nominating Committee!
       Join the PTA Nominating Committee! Put all the talent and passion you have to good use by joining  Puesta del Sol  PTA's Nominating Committee.  Help us find candidates for the next PTA Board for the 2021-22 school year!!   We  NEED  you! Our PTA is made up of volunteers that have chosen to use their skills to improve our  community and make every child's potential a reality. Whether you would like to join the board or know someone who would be a great addition,  please send an email to  [email protected] org  with subject line: Nominating Committee.     The Nominating Committee will be seeking interested candidates for the roles ... read full article
PTA General Membership Meeting | Jan. 27thRonit Droker1/8/20211/23/2021
PTA General Membership Meeting | Jan. 27th
SAVE THE DATE! The next Puesta Del Sol PTA general membership meeting is on  January 27th, 2021 at 7pm .     Puesta del Sol PTA is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting. Join Zoom Meeting Click Here to join the meeting Meeting ID: 969 4600 0394 Passcode: 748022 ... read full article
Join the PTA!Ronit Droker10/23/202010/30/2020
Join the PTA!
Join in October for a chance to win a Membership Giveaway! Members are the foundation of our PTA. Join by  October 15 th  for a chance to win a Book Basket (with books in Spanish!).  Join by  October 30 th  for a chance to win a Board Game Basket. Families who enter by the 15th have not just one, but 2 chances to win* (one prize per family)! Here are some ways PTA helps support our students: Sponsoring academic programs (Passport Club providing geography learning, Amity Program, stipends for classroom and library expenses) *Check out our  Member Benefits Page  for more information! Staying ... read full article
Elementary Student & Family Technology WebinarTodd Patrick8/26/20209/3/2020
Elementary Student & Family Technology Webinar
The Bellevue School District is hosting two live virtual events to help  families learn about BSD technology for  elementary students. Learn about device care, MS Teams, Clever, how to get IT help, and more. Following the presentation, staff will reserve time for some Q&A. Sessions will be recorded for families that cannot join the live events. Watch the live event in Microsoft Teams by clicking on the link below Monday, August 31 -- 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, September 2 -- 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. ... read full article
AnnouncementsRonit Droker8/20/20207/1/2021
Announcements
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Welcome 2020-2021 PTA Board MembersRonit Droker8/20/202011/13/2020
Welcome 2020-2021 PTA Board Members
Co-President:  Andrew Schnickel* Co-President:  Adam Droker Co-Treasurer- Deposits:  Michele Snydsman Co-Treasurer- Payables:  Jingjing Miller* Secretary:  Hailey Moilanen VP of Membership:  Carmel Sasaki Director of Communications:  Ronit Droker* Co-Director of Ed Enhancement:  Gjanje Mathus Co-Director of Ed Enhancement:  Amy Miller Director of Fundraising:  Jim Leguizamon* Director School Relations:  Steph Parkins* Director of Special Events:  Carmel Sasaki Member At Large:  Jessica Smiddy *New Board Member  ... read full article
Important DatesTodd Patrick8/19/20208/19/2020
Important Dates
  Device Pickup Thursday-Friday, August 27-28   First Day of School: Remote Learning Only Thursday, Sept. 3rd (1st-5th grades) Wednesday, Sept. 9th (Kindergarten) ... read full article
Join Our Team!Ronit Droker4/22/20217/1/2021
Join Our Team!
Yes, it's that time already! Help make an impact on your child's education and our school community!   Are you interested in getting involved in your child's school and making a difference?    We are searching for our next year's school PTA board.   We welcome diverse perspectives from all over our local community-if you were interested in being involved with PTA as a board member, or would like to know more, please send an email to  [email protected] org  with subject line: PTA Board 2021-2022 ... read full article
5th Grade: Graduation & End of Year EventsRonit Droker4/8/20214/22/2021
5th Grade: Graduation & End of Year Events
Save the Date!  5th Grade Graduation:  Wednesday, June 16th (time and details TBA)   ---------------------------------------------------   End of the Year Events!   Staff Appreciation/Staff Tea:   Possible options in the works   Legacy Gift:  A committee has been formed and the final concept will be revealed in April.  Donation:  With no class fund requested in the Fall, we are now asking for a donation of any amount to pay for the costs associated with a legacy gift, graduation ceremony and staff/teacher appreciation.    Megan Reed is acting as 5th grade events treasurer.     Paypal or Venmo are preferred, but checks/cash will be ... read full article
Fundraising EventsRonit Droker2/25/20217/1/2021
Fundraising Events
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Read-a-Thon | Starts May 17th- 2 Weeks Only!Ronit Droker5/7/20215/31/2021
Read-a-Thon | Starts May 17th- 2 Weeks Only!
Support the PTA & Read for a Good Cause! Get your student excited about reading and give friends and family the opportunity to encourage your child to read even more!    It will not take much of your time and helps in the development of stronger reading skills. It will be accessible for families in hybrid and virtual!  This will be our only big fundraiser this year, so please consider who may wish to encourage your reader by donating to the PTA!   Our Read-a-thon starts Monday May 17th 2021! Instructions to activate your reader's personal page will be sent home with in-person learners and ... read full article
Tax Time!Ronit Droker3/12/20214/16/2021
Tax Time!
Did you you donate money to the Puesta del Sol PTA during 2020?     If you need a receipt for tax purposes, please email  [email protected] puestadelsolpta.org  with "Donation Receipt" in the subject line.  It may take a few days to process depending on demand.  Receipts are always available all year round, you don't need to wait until tax season to ask for yours! ... read full article
Puesta del Sol Information & EventsRonit Droker3/10/20214/1/2021
Puesta del Sol Information & Events
  Rebuild Puesta del Sol: New Campus Update Exciting news – construction of the new Puesta del Sol Elementary has begun! Demolition of the old building at the Bellewood site is complete and the earthwork to dig the geo piers and lay the foundations for the new building has begun. For more information, see the  BSD  and the Facebook  pages. ... read full article
PTA Spiritwear Shop is OPEN!Ronit Droker12/9/20207/1/2021
PTA Spiritwear Shop is OPEN!
Shop our online store and show your school spirit! Buy your own Puesta del Sol mask today and support our PTA!       Questions? Contact  [email protected]   Questions about your Order? Contact: Winners Sportswear 12031 Northup Way #201, Bellevue, WA 98005 Monday – Friday 9am –to 4:30pm 425-505-2149 [email protected]   ... read full article
School NewsRonit Droker11/13/202012/4/2020
School News
Puesta del Sol Online Learning Guidelines As a Puesta del Sol Family, we value your partnership in your student’s education. These are challenging times that require creativity, flexibility, and patience. Every day we are committed to the academic and social emotional support of each and every one of our students, which is our passion and life’s work. To ensure that all our families receive the attention they deserve as we work together for our students, please be aware of the following guidelines for our school and for communicating with Puesta del Sol staff. Puesta del Sol Online Learning Guidelines Holiday ... read full article
Spring for Schools | Bellevue Schools FoundationRonit Droker4/22/20214/30/2021
Spring for Schools | Bellevue Schools Foundation
Bellevue Schools Foundation     Engaging Hearts, Enriching Minds! Friday, April 30, 2021, 12PM The Bellevue Schools Foundation annual Spring for Schools Benefit Luncheon is going virtual!   Please join Bellevue Schools Foundation and our special keynote speaker and local celebrity, Duff McKagan, founding member and bassist from Guns N' Roses, who will highlight from his experiences why your support is vital to our students and schools.     Please register at  SpringForSchools.com  and join us as we celebrate our students, hear their voices of hope and marvel at their achievements through this year of challenge and change.   Our event is virtual. ... read full article
Jubilee Service Day at Puesta del SolSmriti Rao5/11/20207/10/2020
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
BSD News & King County NewsRonit Droker11/15/20207/1/2021
BSD News & King County News
Back to Buildings Please continue to check your email for communication from the Bellevue School District. For more information about tomorrow's school closure, visit the BSD website .  Meals 2 Go The  Meals2Go program , offered by our Nutrition Services team, is designed to provide a FREE breakfast and lunch option for families to access for their children.  Families have two options to access meals on school days:   Grab & Go Meals     Meals are provided at no cost thanks to the extension of a nationwide waiver authorized by USDA. This waiver will be in effect for the entire 2020-21 school year. For ... read full article
Support Our PTA OnlineRonit Droker10/13/20201/31/2021
Support Our PTA Online
Amazon Smile Did you know?? Puesta del Sol Elementary PTA is on Amazon Smile!     Amazon donates a percentage of your Amazon Smile purchases back to us when you select the Puesta del Sol PTA here:   https://smile.amazon.com/ch/91-1240625 Happy Shopping!     Give with Bing + PTA Introducing a new way to give support to your Puesta del Sol PTA through  Give with Bing .    Join Microsoft Rewards, and your Bing searches will earn Rewards points that are automatically donated directly to Puesta del Sol PTA. Don't forget to make sure you connect to our school's PTA before you begin your Bing ... read full article
Back to school formsRonit Droker10/22/202011/5/2020
Back to school forms
Back to School Forms are here! Everything in one place! Please take some time to complete the  Back to School Forms .  *Update your account, purchase or renew your membership and more! ... read full article
Join the PTA!Ronit Droker10/7/20207/1/2021
Join the PTA!
 Every Member Matters!   The PTA is here to advocate for you and your student for just about any issue that affects your student's experience at Puesta del Sol.     Being a PTA member gives you and your student a voice at Puesta del Sol!   Members vote on issues such as programming, budget, and board members. It's a terrific way for older students to learn the value of civic engagement.   Puesta del Sol PTA membership is open to everyone! PTA is an inclusive organization, and we invite any community members who care about healthy children and strong schools ... read full article
Like the PTA on FacebookPTA Communications7/1/20187/1/2026
Like the PTA on Facebook
Like our Puesta del Sol PTA page on Facebook. ... read full article
Parent-Organized Facebook GroupsCommunication Team6/25/20186/30/2021
Parent-Organized Facebook Groups
  Puesta del Sol Elementary- All Grade Parent Discussion Puesta del Sol School Garden Puesta del Sol Class of 2033 (Kindergarten) Puesta del Sol Class of 2032 (1st grade) Puesta del Sol Class of 2031 (2nd grade) Puesta del Sol Class of 2030 (3rd grade) Puesta del Sol Class of 2029 (4th grade) Puesta del Sol Class of 2028 (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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