CURRENT NEWS, INFORMATION, AND OPPORTUNITIES!
NEW STUDENT REGISTRATION! Welcome to the Penn-Trafford School District!
Kindergarten Registration for the 2020-2021 school year is going on now! February 24 - February 28.
Please see the attached letter here for all Kindergarten Registration information for the 20-21 school year. Kindergarten Transition Letter 2020.pdf
Registration (via phone @ your home school): Please call your home school to register your child. The secretary at each building will take your information right over the phone!
Dr. Karin Coiner, Principal - Sunrise Elementary, 724-864-6700
SUMMER STEAM ACADEMY AT PT: Penn-Trafford School District runs a summer STEAM academy open to any child interested in participating in the camps. The P-T Summer STEAM Academy will inspire a passion using hands-on lessons designed to excite and engage the mind. Our summer camps provide the opportunity for children to explore the wonders of STEAM in a friendly, curious, and exciting atmosphere. From managing fun experiments to participating in mind-blowing activities, students will come away inspired. STEAM camps are available to PT and Non-PT Students. There is limited seating. All camps are on a first come first serve basis. Once sections are filled students will be placed on a waiting list. Any questions or concerns please contact Dr. Greg Capoccioni by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone, 724-744-4471. Please click on the link below to find out about all the camps this year and complete the registration:
SAFE2SAY: Penn-Trafford School District has a SAFE2SAY helpline to help prevent threats and dangers to the school community. Safe2Say is designed to assist you in reporting any wrongdoing that impacts our schools, our students or our staff – anonymously, so as to protect your privacy. For example, you may wish to report acts of violence, potential threats, bullying, harassment, suicidal comments, theft, drugs, weapons, or any other dangers that may cause harm. Please click this link to go to the Safe2Say Helpline page for more information: Safe2Say Helpline
FIRSTVIEW APP FOR TRANSPORTATION MONITORING: Penn-Trafford School District has a new app available In continued partnership with our transportation provider, First Student. First Student is launching FirstView®, a bus tracking and parent communications app for your smartphone or desktop. Please click both of these links for information about the FirstView app and also information about how to create an account and set up the app. FirstView letter to parents.pdf Parent-App_Start_Guide.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 19-20.pdf
SUNRISE CLASS ROSTERS! Click the attached file to access the class rosters for the 2019-2020 school year. Any changes made (new entrants/move outs) will be updated and posted to this location with a revision date. Sunrise Class Rosters 19-20.pdf (Revised as of 2/25/20)
PTO REGISTRATION FOR 2019-20: Click on the attached link to register for the PTO! https://forms.gle/wMt75PQifsuFWA9FA
New registration is needed every year. Thank you for registering and supporting our school! Here is the PTO Registration informational letter. 2019-2020 PTO Membership.pdf
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: As you do your back to school shopping, please think of Penn-Trafford's Backpacks-to-Go Program. The Penn Trafford Backpacks-to-Go Program is a supplemental nutrition program provides a backpack filled with meals and snacks every other weekend to district children enrolled in the program, made possible through donations from community members, businesses, organizations, and churches in the surrounding area, and PT staff. If you would like to make a monetary, gift card, food or backpack donation, please contact Lauren Traill at email@example.com or 724-744-2161 or Lisa Popovich at firstname.lastname@example.org
Sunrise Elementary is a 2017 National Blue Ribbon School!: Please click the below link to see the homepage for Sunrise on the National Blue Ribbon site.
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
Kindergarten Registration Round 2Sunrise Estates Elementary School
Emricko SoccerSunrise Estates Elementary School
Crazy Hair DaySunrise Estates Elementary School
Dr. Seuss WeekSunrise Estates Elementary School
Wacky Sock DaySunrise Estates Elementary School
Grade 2 InView Testing
Each second grade classroom will take the group IQ test, called the InView assessment.Sunrise Estates Elementary School
Sarris Candy orders and money due todaySunrise Estates Elementary School
STEM & Buds After School Class
Pre-registration was required. Class runs after school from 3:30-5, in room 21 - the science lab.Sunrise Estates Elementary School
PTARC Exercise ClassSunrise Estates Elementary School
Ambrose Girl Scout Adult MeetingSunrise 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 5th round of the BATTLE OF THE BOOKS Elementary Reading Challenge for Grades 3, 4, 5!
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.