CURRENT NEWS, INFORMATION, AND OPPORTUNITIES!
Sunrise is named a National Blue Ribbon School for 2017!!!: Congratulations go out to all the teachers, students, and families as you are all deserving of this amazing accomplishment. Thank you for all you do to make Sunrise such a great place to be! Please click the below link to see the homepage for Sunrise on the National Blue Ribbon site.
KINDERGARTEN AND NEW STUDENT REGISTRATION! Welcome to the Penn-Trafford School District!!
We are currently registering Kindergarten and New students for the 2018-2019 school year!
Registration (via phone @ your home school): Please call your home school to register your child. Registration takes place now or February 19-23, 2018. The secretary at each building will take your information right over the phone!
Dr. Karin Coiner, Principal - Sunrise Elementary, 724-864-6700
We have three Kindergarten transition events that are planned for this upcoming year. This information will all be mailed home to you once you register for the upcoming school year!
Kindergarten Kick Off Night on Thursday, April 5th, 2018.
Kindergarten Screening, May 14th and 15th, 2018.
Kindergarten Open House, TBA, Prior to the first day of school (Open House Evening).
We look forward to helping you and your child with a very positive transition experience! Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact our staff at your home elementary school.
You can find the Registration Flyer here: Kindergarten Transition Letter for Event in January 2018.pdf
PURSE BASH TICKETS ON SALE NOW! The Purse Bash is scheduled for Saturday March 3rd at the Harrison Room. Attendance is not required to win with the purchase of a ticket. Please help us support the Penn-Trafford Community Education Foundation with the purchase of tickets. Other purses are available for raffle during the event, as well! Fun time for all!: purse bash2018.pdf
Blue Ribbon Playground Improvements - THANKS TO THE PTO!!! Our sincere thanks go out to the PTO, who has graciously decided to spend money from their budget to sponsor playground improvements to be completed this year. This is part of their gift to the students of Sunrise in honor of their Blue Ribbon recognition. Please see the presentation attached here that was shown to the students during the Blue Ribbon Celebration in December: Playground Presentation for Sunrise - Dec 2017.pdf
Penn-Trafford STEAM Summer Learning Academy - The registration for PT's Summer STEAM academy has begun! Please use the site here to find class dates/times and also information about all the different classes and what they offer. There is also an email address here to ask questions. https://sites.google.com/
After School DayCare Program through PTARC and Jump Start Sports: This after school program is available to students and will be held daily at Sunrise Elementary School. (Please click on the brochure here for information and also a registration form). Penn Trafford After School Program Flyer 2017.pdf
SIGN UP FOR THE PTO!!!: The link below takes you to the google form to sign up for the PTO! You need to sign up each year. We encourage all parents to consider joining the PTO. In order to volunteer for any activities the PTO runs, you will need to be a PTO member. (Please click on the brochure here for the registration form, link to sign up, and also the membership fee. The link directly to the form is posted below.) 2017-2018 PTO Membership.pdf
ELEMENTARY HANDBOOK K-5: Click on the attached link to access the elementary handbook for grades K-5. This handbook is also located in the office page of information. Elem Handbook K-5 Final Version 2017-18.pdf
SUNRISE CLASS ROSTERS! Click the attached file to access the class rosters for the 2017-2018 school year. Any changes made (new entrants/move outs) will be updated and posted to this location with a revision date. Sunrise Class Rosters 17-18.pdf (Updated 2/15/18)
FREE AND REDUCED LUNCH APPLICATION: Please consider filling out and turning in the free and reduced lunch application to receive assistance for breakfast and lunch in the school. Eligibility is based on income and all information is completely confidential. The status of the application is not shared and also embedded into student's lunch ID card, therefore, not shared with other students at any time. Click on the application and submit to the office ASAP. Free and Reduced Lunch Application
Backpacks to Go Program: Do you want to help out students in need? Then consider purchasing a new backpack, or a gift card to Giant Eagle, Walmart, Sam's Club or food for the Backpacks-to-go Program. See the contacts and tons of information in the flyer attached. Backpack Program Information and Donations 2017.pdf
Message From the Principal
ABOUT SUNRISE ESTATES
What do we stand for? What do we believe? Where are we headed? What are our values? Ever wonder the answers to these questions?
The following Vision Statements were created by the Staff of Sunrise Elementary during June of 2012. They are what we believe are the Core elements of educating our learners each and every day. Sunrise takes pride in our school, our district, and educating our littlest ones to become successful learners from this point forward. Our Sunrise Vision follows the district beliefs, core values, and soft skills.
The entire Vision can be found by clicking this link. Sunrise Vision
Take Home Tuesday
Take Home Tuesday is the Penn-Trafford School District's way of creating a weekly communication to the parents and students of the district. Please check this page on a weekly basis to see what is available to you or your child for informational purposes, activities, or important notices. Should you have any questions about the content, please feel free to call the school office.
Sunrise Elementary Calendar
Please call the school office between the hours of 8-4 to register your incoming Kindergarten child for the 2018-19 school year.Sunrise Estates Elementary School
PTARC After School Program
MPRSunrise Estates Elementary School
Girl Scouts Kendall TroopSunrise Estates Elementary School
Dr Seuss WeekSunrise Estates Elementary School
DARE Class, grade 2Sunrise Estates Elementary School
Whoville Crazy Hair DaySunrise Estates Elementary School
PTARC After School Program
MPRSunrise Estates Elementary School
SoccerSunrise Estates Elementary School
InView Testing - Gr 2
This is for Mrs. MacArthur's room only.Sunrise Estates Elementary School
Wacky Sock DaySunrise Estates Elementary School
Frequently Visited Websites!
Click on the link below to get information about attendance, Office FAQS, Parent Drop Off and Pick Up, and New Student Information
Please visit the Nurse Information page for all your nurse related needs and contact information. This page includes forms, requirements, and policies.
The S.M.I.L.E. Program is available to all students as a way to support student growth.
Clearances and Volunteering in Our School
All the information that you will need for how to volunteer, including how to access clearance websites is contained by clicking the link below.
Please click this link to access all cafeteria information, payment options, and monthly menus.
School Counselor Information
Please visit Mrs. Traill's website for more detailed information about counseling options and programs in place.
Mrs. Traill's site link: Mrs. Traill
Peer Mediation Availability:
The goal of peer mediation (if needed for a given child) is for the peer mediators to help our students resolve their conflicts peacefully and more independently, and in turn hopefully teach our students conflict resolution skills.
Resources Available for a variety of needs: Counseling Resource Library Brochure.pdf
Tutoring available outside of Penn-Trafford: Score More Tutors Information.pdf
Click this link below to view Library Links, Library Media information, and Battle of the Books info!
Music Department Information
Please visit the music K-8 Website!
Please click on the below link to access District calendars, information, testing, and resources.
Curriculum and Course Info
Please visit the Curriculum Page for more detailed information.
BATTLE OF THE BOOKS!!
We are excited to be kicking off our 3rd round of the BATTLE OF THE BOOKS Elementary Reading Challenge for Grades 3, 4, 5!
Here is the Book Reading List for the Fall 2017 Battle!
Grades 1 and 2 Reading List: Rocket into READING.pdf
Grades 3 Division and Grades 4/5 Division Book List: _INTERGALACTIC BATTLE OF THE BOOKS.docx
Team Registration Forms for Battle of the Books: _TeamRegistrationOUTOFTHISWORLDBOTB.docx
Technology Help or Request
THIS LINK IS FOR STAFF USE ONLY.
Please click on the technology link to submit a tech help request. Fill out the form and click submit.