COVID 19 - INFORMATION
Please refer to this block for the ever-changing information regarding the 2020-2021 school year.
Penn-Trafford School District Health and Safety Plan: Summary of Health and Safety Plan 7_20_20.pdf
Penn-Trafford School District COVID-19 Case Tracker and COVID updates: COVID TRACKER AND UPDATES
Sunrise Health and Safety Plan: SUNRISE 2020-2021 Health and Safety Plan.pdf
Information Videos from Dr. Coiner
- 1. A "tour" of the school with some highlighted items. Dr. Coiner Shows the Building Changes
- 2. An explanation of the Sunrise Health and Safety Plan. Dr. Coiner's Discussion of the Health and Safety Plan
- 3. An explanation of the PikMyKid app for dismissal. Arrival and Dismissal Changes and PikMyKid Explanation
PikMyKid Dismissal App: This app will be used for all students at the end of the day and also for the dismissal of the AM kindergarten students. We are asking all families to download the free app and enter their child(ren)'s information about their dismissal. It will be used to organize and manage all student pick ups for our car line as well. Here is the informational flyer about PikMyKid: Parent App User Guide-English.pdf HERE IS A VERY HELPFUL VIDEO ABOUT HOW PIKMYKID WORKS: https://vimeo.com/226681351/75d83663c0
Instructional Plan and Remote Learning Options for 2020-2021: Penn Trafford Distance Learning Remote Plan Information.pdf
Family ID Emergency Card and Medical Information: Emergency Card Summer Update Registration Letter 2020-21.pdf
Here is the link to fill out the Family ID information: https://www.familyid.com/programs/ptsd-2020-21-student-emergency-medical-information
Family ID Chromebook Registration for Students in Grades 1 - 5: https://www.familyid.com/penn-
Family ID iPad Registration for Students in Grade K: https://www.familyid.com/penn-
First View App (Bus Tracking System for Parents):
- First View Parent App user associations to student information was deleted on July 15th. This is done for security purposes. At that time, users will no longer have any students associated and/or stops associated to their profile, and all codes needed to access the app will be reset.
- Parent App: All parent app users will need to re-add their student or school code into the app (This is the Student Lunch ID code). Please ensure you provide them the appropriate codes to use the app. (Again, you will have to use your student lunch ID code).
- Directions to re-set up the app: First View Parent-App_Start_Guide.pdf
Grade Level Supply List Requests are asking for more than normal due to COVID19. We appreciate any assistance you can provide. If you are unable to provide additional supplies for your child(ren), please don't hesitate to tell your child's teacher or the office and we will gladly get those supplies for you.
Kindergarten Supply and Welcome Letter: Kindergarten Back to School letter.pdf
1st Grade Supply Request: Supply List 2020-1st Grade.pdf
2nd Grade Supply Request: 2nd Grade Beginning of School Letter 2020-2021.pdf
3rd Grade Supply Request: Third Grade Letter Materials Back to School 2020.pdf
4th Grade Supply Request: 4th Grade 2020-2021 Summer Letter.pdf
5th Grade Supply Request: 5th Grade Supply List.pdf
DAILY SYMPTOM SCREENING TOOL FOR STUDENTS AND STAFF: Please use this tool every day to determine whether or not a staff member or student should come into the building based on symptoms and contact with others. PTSD COVID19 Symptom Screening Tool 10-26-20.pdf
Article for Parents on How to Keep children healthy: COVID19_KeepChildrenHealthy_eng.pdf
Parents - Here are some Mental Health and Support flyers during these challenging times: Mental Health Students Starting School Fall 2020.pdf FINAL Persevere PA COVID Crisis Counseling Brochure 9 17 2020.pdf Public Awareness Flyer Final.pdf
Parents - Please visit https://www.
CURRENT NEWS, INFORMATION, AND OPPORTUNITIES!
NEW STUDENT REGISTRATION! Welcome to the Penn-Trafford School District!
Grades K-5 ongoing Registration for the 2020-2021 school year is welcome at any time. Please call the administration building and ask to speak with Mr. Brian Niemiec for the online link to access for online registration. 724-744-4496.
CLICK HERE for details on registering new students for the 2021-2022 school year. NOTE: Online Kindergarten registration form is open January 18 through February 26.
Some families have chosen to opt out of Connect Ed text messages. Please know that this means you will NOT receive any emergency, district, school, cancellation, or delay messages. If you would like to opt back in, please follow the directions below for all three numbers listed.
To opt back in for SMS texts, recipients can text "SUBSCRIBE PT" to 23177, 63079 and 82932.
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. Elementary Handbook 2020-21
SUNRISE CLASS ROSTERS! Click the attached file to access the class rosters for the 2020-2021 school year. Any changes made (new entrants/move outs) will be updated and posted to this location with a revision date. Sunrise Class Rosters 20-21.pdf (as of 3/11/21)
PTO REGISTRATION FOR 2020-21: Click on the attached link to register for the PTO! https://docs.google.com/forms/
Complete the Membership Form Online. *Email Jennypsu@hotmail.com if you have issues with the form.
Submit your donation ($6.00 per child or $12.00 per family) either:
- PREFERRED: via PayPal. Send to "firstname.lastname@example.org" In the notes state "PTO membership" Then check "sending to a friend" to avoid fees.
- Via check or cash in an envelope labeled PTO Membership - Guler. Please make checks payable to SUNRISE PTO.
New registration is needed every year. Thank you for registering and supporting our school! Here is the PTO Registration informational letter. 2020-2021 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.
OPEN HOUSE INFORMATION
All Open House Teacher Videos and Information will be posted here.
Videos and Staff Information for Families:
All Teachers Open House Info: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/16bvLhTns0VQ_9h6vSh-9V8PcSr50VY0fDGWYLU8LyEY/edit?usp=sharing
Mrs. Barton: Barton Open House 20-21.pptx - Google Slides - Mrs. Barton Open House Video
Mrs. Gutwald: Gutwald Open House 20-21 - Slides - Mrs. Gutwald Open House Video
Mrs. MacArthur: MacArthur Open House 20-21 - Slides Mrs. MacArthur Open House Video
K-2 SLA Miss Gordon: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1Bs5jIc2l39PfJih-WWBCWXDxAUhwUbZN/view?usp=sharing
3rd Grade Group Information Slides: Back to School Night 20-21.pdf
Mr. Spudy Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YfciYaOvxLg
Mrs. Guerrieri - Intro Video: https://drive.google.com/file/d/19zvF0KxJDbYSKnbERazR4wzQ2cs_SewO/view?usp=sharing
Introduction Slides: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1W8TBYIq18S1GTD8ubxxrpAv8dD0Z-nVo/view?usp=sharing
Miss Borden - Learning Support Teacher and support staff: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1sEviF_0yazMy_ML6e2ld9WvrqzTBOugK/preview
Mrs. Rizzer - Reading Specialist and Head Teacher:
Mrs. Dulemba - Speech and Language Pathologist: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1pUd8LvF7Z6rZ1bmIo0p_bkvvOgmFp03Do4iU38Pe4iY/edit?usp=sharing
Mrs. Frescura - Music: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SUokFF-6JNU&feature=youtu.be
Mrs. Gialloreto - Art: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=51hVd-VlXYo&feature=youtu.be
Mrs. Chesky and Mrs. Stanislaw: Librarian and Library Aide: https://docs.google.com/
Mrs. Traill: School Counselor:
Mrs. Donatelli & Mrs. Costellic - Nurses: https://drive.google.com/file/d/19BIg1lkl_s17gxhJ4uYTqMwAEB97jut4/view?usp=sharing
CHROMEBOOK & IPAD TECHNOLOGY SUPPORT
Here is the place for all your chromebook, iPad, and Google classroom issues! Please visit this site designed to help with all the questions you probably have!
For the students learning at home and have a tech issue, please submit a technology request here: https://docs.google.com/forms/
Are you looking for some tech help now that you are at home with your child trying to manage all these new technology requirements? Maybe some of these documents will be helpful. We hope so! How To Join Google Meet.pdf , Revised Google Hangouts How To - Google Docs.pdf , Parent Guide Google Classroom.pdf
During this time in our society when we are called to listen, learn, act, and change - it can exceptionally difficult to discuss these topics with our children. We are going to post resources in this block to help with those discussions.
10 Tips to Discussions with Children: embrace race tips.pdf
Teaching Tolerance Website: https://www.tolerance.org/topics/race-ethnicity
Race and Equity Resources from the American School Counselor Association: https://www.schoolcounselor.org/school-counselors/professional-development/learn-more/race-and-equity-resources
Frequently Visited Websites!
DISTRICT CALENDAR 20-21
Please click the attached link for the current district calendar:
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
Message From the Principal
All parents are encouraged to visit and explore all the school website information, teacher pages, and Powerschool to check grades regularly. Connect with your child(ren)'s teacher with any questions or concerns. Please let us know what we can do to make the days better for you and your child(ren).
Sunrise Estates Elementary School is a neighborhood school that houses grades K-5. We are one of five elementary schools for the district. Currently, our enrollment is just around 370 students. We have approximately 40 staff members that work in the building. We offer half day Kindergarten, both AM And PM. Building services include speech and language, learning support, occupational therapy, physical therapy, and gifted needs.
Sunrise Storyline Online!
Please click the link below to access the stories read by our very own staff from the site "Storyline Online"! Some of these can even be used to earn more points for AR!
Little Savers Program
Please click on the below link to access District calendars, information, testing, and resources.
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
Yearbook Orders Due
Either online or cash/check
$23 for K-4
$15 for 5th GradeSunrise Estates Elementary School
PSSA Math Testing, Gr 3-5Sunrise Estates Elementary School
2 Hour DelaySunrise Estates Elementary School
Autism Awareness LIGHT IT UP BLUE!
WEAR TONS OF BLUE TODAY!Sunrise Estates Elementary School
Fundraiser for Autism - For a $1, you can wear a hat!Sunrise Estates Elementary School
Staff Appreciation Week!Sunrise Estates Elementary School
PSSA Science Testing Gr 4Sunrise Estates Elementary School
Elementary Band Concert Rehearsal
4th Grade is from 6-7pm
5th Grade is from 7:15-8:15pmSunrise Estates Elementary School
2 Hour DelaySunrise Estates Elementary School
Summer Learning Camp Registrations DueSunrise Estates Elementary School
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.
Curriculum and Course Info
Please visit the Curriculum Page for more detailed information.
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!
2020 Holiday Band Instrument Recordings!
Click here to view the recordings: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1uobESfe91bQMwJS6-L-RGfe61v4j9rUJ/view?usp=sharing
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.