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Kindergarten:

AM Class    8:15am-11:35am

PM Class    11:15am-2:35pm

      Wed.    8:15am-11:35pm

Grades 1-5:

8:30 am   Instruction Begins

9:45-10:00      1st, 2nd Recess 

10:05-10:20     3rd Recess

10:25 -10:40    4th, 5th Recess

11:35-12:15      1st, 2nd Lunch

12:05-12:45     3rd, 4th Lunch

12:35-1:15       5th Lunch

2:40 pm          1st, 2nd, 3rd Dismissal

2:50 pm          4th, 5th Dismissal

Wednesdays,  Grades 1-5  Early Dismissal 1:30pm

AR Goals

This year's AR Challenge

Ms. Sekhon has given our school a challenge: can we reach 40,000 AR (Accelerated Reader) points before May 30?

We've already reached our half-way goal on January 6, 2014 and were able to wear a mustache to school to celebrate that accomplishment.  If we reach our end-of-the-year goal, we will have all classes learn a Zumba 'dance' and perform it in the final week of school.  Keep reading and take those AR tests!

Book Club

About Book Club

Dates: 11/19, 12/17, 1/21/14,2/18, 3/18, 4/15, 5/20

Time: 7:45-8:15

Place: MPR

FUN RUNNERS

Fun Runners meets every

Monday, Wednesday and Friday:

Kinders:  8am - 8:10am


Grades 1-5:  8am - 8:25am



Students do not need to sign up

for Fun Runners - they just

need to show up!  The program

is free.  Fun Runners is

canceled if it is raining or

if the conditions are too

slippery.  
Please no

drop-offs prior to 8am! 



Questions? Please contact

LeAnn VanEssen  lvanessen@mac.com

 

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2014 Patriotic Performance

AR Reading Goal Award

OUR AR READING GOAL AWARD!

 

Congratulations Sunset Students!  You've surpassed your reading goal of 40,000 AR points; our final total was 47,379.  Excellent job!  As promised, our reward is a school-wide Zumba dance.  Follow the YouTube link and practice at home.

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l9NWz7BK-B4

 

Summer Reading Program

KEEP UP YOUR SKILLS WITH SUMMER READING!

 

We hope you'll be able to participate in the Livermore Public Library's Summer Reading Program.  It runs from June 1 to August 2.  You can sign up online or at the public library, keep a log of the pages you've been reading and get prizes for your efforts.  Follow the link to the public library's website.  

http://www.cityoflivermore.net/citygov/lib/quick_links/summer_reading_program.asp

 

Immunization Exemptions

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Class Placement Form

For forms click HERE

Principal's Greeting

Greeting Sunset Families:

                  Congratulations to our students for reaching their Accelerated Reader goal of 40,000 points.  They were to reach this goal by May 30, 2014, and were promised to a school wide “dance part” during a school assembly.  Our students not only reached this goal but they surpassed it.  In fact, they were challenged again to reach 45,000 points by May 30th for extra 15 minutes of recess.  Once more our students reached this goal way before the deadline, demonstrating that they have a love for learning.  We want to ensure that we continue to nurture their desire to read and learn. 

                  Thank you to Sunset’s former student Tristan Knuth for building backpack carts for two of our classrooms.  This was his Eagle Scout Project, and the carts are definitely being utilized by the students in the classrooms. 

                  We want to thank all our volunteers for their support in making Sunset a great school.  We also appreciate members of the School Site Council for their time, input, and support.  We want to recognize all the out-going Parent Teacher Organization (PTO) board members for everything they did to support our school’s success.  We also welcome the new in-coming PTO board members, and look forward to working with them in making 2014-2015 another successful year. 

                  Please remember the last day of school is June 12th.  As summer break begins for our students, we recommend that they continue to work on all their skills in reading, writing, and math.  I would like to wish all our students, families, and staff members to have a fabulous summer, and I look forward to seeing everyone in August.

“An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.” -Benjamin Franklin
 

 Sincerely,

Kuljinder Sekhon, Principal

 

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SUNSET STUDENTS REACH MID-YEAR AR GOAL

We are pleased to announce that as of January 6, 2014 at 2:16 p.m., our first through fifth grade students have surpassed our school wide AR goal of 20,000 points.  As promised, in honor of their achievement, we will have a mustache day on Friday, January 17.  This means that ALL students and staff will be allowed to wear a mustache to school that day.   We encourage you to make one (paper, yarn, tape, etc.) or with a parent's approval, draw one on your face.  We look forward to seeing the variety of mustache styles!  Congratulations students!  Our next goal is 40,000 points by May 30, 2014.  We know you can do it!  Keep reading and taking AR tests! 
 

Smarter Balanced Information

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Volunteers/Visitor

If you are a parent volunteer or visitor who will be chaperoning for a field trip, please sign in at the main office prior to going to the classroom. We would like to make sure everyone is safe and accounted for.

Friendship Club Donations

Things that they would love to have for the kids:

Bubbles Duplo Blocks
Sidewalk chalk Colored pencils
Markers Hula Hoops
White paper Clipboards
Board game with few pieces Checker
Bingo Crayons
Scoops and balls/bean bags for tossing  

The yellow Friendship Club donation box is in the office. If you have any questions contact Cecilia Sadler at csadler@jvjusd.k12.ca.us

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Book Club Dates

Third Tuesday of every month

 

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Dates To Remember

Family Science Night

May 28th 6:30-8:00

June 9, 10,11, 1:30 dismissal  for grades 1-5

June 9,10,11, 11:35  dismissal for  All Kindergarten 

Last Day of School

June 12th  12:30 dismissal for grades 1-5

June 12th  11:35  dismissal for Kindergarten