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Originally delivered on 4/14/2020 9:53 pm

SUBJECT: April 2020 Sunrise FFO Digest


Sunrise FFO Digest - March 2020

Mark Your Calendar for Upcoming Events!

  • April 15: Reverse Dine-out at El Charro at Kolb and Sunrise
  • April 17: General FFO Meeting at 9:00 a.m. via Zoom 
  • April 25-May 8: Scholastic Book Fair(Online)
  • May 13: Reverse Dine-Out at Finis Landing at Swan and Sunrise

View a full calendar of events at

President's Intro

From On-Campus to Zoom: First Online FFO Meeting 

We are shifting general FFO meetings from our school's campus to Zoom starting this Friday, April 17. Join us this Friday, 4/17 at 9am from your computer, tablet or phone by going to and entering in the ID and password below. 

Meeting ID: 994 7563 5301
Password: 027539

The meeting agenda and the draft minutes of the previous meeting can be found at the FFO Meetings and Agendas Dropbox folder.

— Dayna Anderson, FFO President

Grants at Work!

Teachers, staff, family members and students may submit grant proposals to the Grants Chair for review by the FFO Executive Board by visiting or emailing

Proposed Grants
  1. General / 40 Microphone Headsets for use with iPads for recording audio / $600
– Micha McNerney, Internal Grants Chair

Yearbook Distribution

Old school yearbook photo

Further action needed for distribution of your yearbook! After our last communication about the yearbook, we learned that families cannot update their mailing address on the Picaboo website. Instead, click here to go to the Yearbook Address Google Formto submit your mailing address. Families who have purchased a yearbook may also receive an email directly from Picaboo about the Yearbook Address Form. Yearbooks cannot be sent to a P.O. Box.

For more details, visit the Sunrise Drive FFO Yearbook page

-Sabrina Romero and Marla Harris, Yearbook Co-Chairs

Programs, Events, and Activities

Scholastic Book Fair Online

When: April 25-May 8
How: Stay tuned for more details, including our store’s shopping link

Sunrise Drive families will have the opportunity to shop the popular online Scholastic Store beginning April 25! Shop from a huge selection of books, educational products, games, crafts, and kits. All orders ship to your home. Every purchase from the online book fair earns 25% back in rewards for the school. Stay tuned for more information and Sunrise Drive’s shopping link, which will be sent out to families on the first day of the book fair.
-Trisha Adcock and Lori Cole, Book Fair Co-Chairs

Reverse Dine-Outs

Reverse Dine-Outs
What: Sunrise Drive families support two local restaurants by ordering from them during the pandemic. 
Where and When:
  • April 15 at El Charro on Kolb and Sunrise
  • May 13 at Finis Landing at Swan and Sunrise
Why: These local businesses need our help during this difficult time. Drop by and support them like they have supported us over the years!

Mathathon Recap & Thank You!

Mathathon logo 
Our Mathathon fundraiser has come to a close and we thank everyone who supported Sunrise Drive FFO! We raised $23,400…not the record we had hoped for, but very good considering the circumstances. The proceeds put Sunrise Drive FFO in a great position to hit the ground running for the 2020-2021 school year. 

Thank youto all of the volunteers who helped on test day. We truly appreciate all the help!

Congratulations to our top classes and students:
  • Class participation - Sizemore’s 3rd grade - 56% participation
  • Class top fundraiser - Duran’s K - $2,148
  • Student top fundraiser - Leland T. - $800
  • Student top pledge earner - Aidan C., Kayla C. and Damon H. tied at 16 pledges each
  • Grade with the highest average score - 1st grade

Thanks once again for your support!!

-Debbie Claggett & Tracy Rea, Mathathon Co-Chairs 


Sunrise Drive Elementary FFO
5301 E. Sunrise Drive
Tucson, AZ 85718