Sunrise FFO - Mar 2019 Digest Vol 4, Issue #8
The FFO organizes, operates, and communicates to all families and faculty the many Sunrise, CFSD, and community programs and events. We also generate funding to support the vibrant learning environment and our programs and events.
All FFO Meeting Agendas & Minutes are available for public review in our online archive.
|Mark Your Calendar for Upcoming Events!|
|Grants at Work!|
– Margaret Barber, Grants Chair
When: Deadline to purchase a yearbook for $25 is THIS Friday, April 19
Where: Just click the button below!
How: Time is running out to buy a yearbook for your student! To purchase a yearbook, click the "Shop in Our Store" button above . If you are not sure if you have already purchased a yearbook, click “Your Account” and choose “Your Purchases.” While a limited number of extra yearbooks will be available, the price goes up to $30 after April 19th and are only available on a first come, first served basis.
For questions, please contact Marla at firstname.lastname@example.org
– Sabrina Romero and Marla Harris, Yearbook Co-Chairs
When: Monday-Friday, May 6-10
Why: It’s the Scholastic Summer Reading Stock-Up Sale! Kids who read this summer will be more successful when school starts next fall, so stock up on books for summer. Sunrise Drive will receive 70% in book profits from the sales.
VOLUNTEERS needed! Click the "Sign Up Now" button to volunteer.
– Trisha Adcock and Lori Cole
Who: 5th Graders
When: Order by June 15 for best pricing and free shipping.
Why: Everything your student needs for 6th Grade at Orange Grove Middle School comes in an EduKit. The box is customized per teachers' requests and is available for pick-up at registration in the Fall.
How: Order at www.edukitinc.com.
|Bus Driver Appreciation|
Who: Bus riders
When: Thursday, April 18 deadline
How: Bus riders enthusiastically signed cards for each of the school bus drivers earlier this week and will be doing so again on the morning of Thursday, April 18. If your student would like to send an additional thank you note, please drop it off in the mail box in the front office by this Thursday morning. The students’ heartfelt appreciation will be presented at an upcoming school district celebration for bus drivers.
|"Fun in the Sun" Teacher Appreciation Week|
When: May 6-10, see below for daily volunteer opportunities
Why: Sunrise Drive Elementary Teachers are SUNSATIONAL!
How: Each day, snacks will be provided in the teachers’ lounge. Volunteer to bring a snack/item and/or participate in one of the following ways:
Sign up to bring a snack during Teacher Appreciation Week by clicking the "Sign Up Now" button:
|Chinese Immersion Summer Programs|
Summer is almost here! Immersion students can keep up their Mandarin skills at these two summer camps:
Chinese Star Camp: the UA’s Confucius Institute hosts two one-week camps from June 3 to June 14, 2019 at the Tucson Chinese Cultural Center. Sunrise Drive Elementary students qualify for a 50% discount and early enrollment runs through May 3! Contact Allison Giddings at 520-621-0048 for the discount code before enrolling. For more info, visit https://rec.arizona.edu/activity/chinese-star-camp-2019.
International School of Tucson: for summer programs, visit https://www.istucson.org/enrollment/holiday-programmes/.
Volunteers are needed for the Chinese Immersion booth at Meet Your Teacher in August. Support the immersion program by volunteering for an hour at our MYT table. Please let us know if you can help!
– Anita McGuire, Chinese Immersion Liaison
|New Sunrise Drive Water Bottles|
The school recently replaced its traditional drinking fountains with new water bottle dispensing fountains that have filtered water.
The FFO is offering water bottles for sale in honor of the new fountains. For $10, your student can show a little school spirit and stay hydrated! Purchases can be made by clicking the "Shop in Our Store" button below. All purchases will be delivered to your student’s homeroom class.