The PTA welcomes you to Sunnyside. This is YOUR PTA. Your involvement is essential to the success of the PTA. Please send an email if you have questions or just want to say hello.
Below is a summary of useful information and links for the upcoming school year. Check our website over the summer for updated information and announcements.
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April 26, 2022 Kindergarten Orientation
Sunnyside Elementary is having a Kindergarten Orientation on April 26, 2022 from 2:30 pm to 3:00 pm. This will be at the school, and we encourage you to join to learn more about the Kindergarten program, enrollment, and how to support your child in this transition.
Become a PTA Member
By joining you help support our school and also the Oregon and National PTA to empower all students to reach their potential. The PTA organization advocates for students and teachers in Salem and Washington DC. Your support not only supports our own local PTA unit, but allows Oregon PTA and National PTA to continue their important work. More reasons to join the PTA.
Sign up for the PTA email list
You will receive regular emails with information and updates about the school and PTA.
PTA Student Directory
The student directory is a great tool to get connected with other families. We are going through a transition right now, but the link to join will be added to this page as soon as it is available.
Social Media Pages
We have both a Facebook Page and Group. On the Page, School and event announcements are posted. The Facebook Group is interactive, and allows you to post pictures, questions and announcements to the Sunnyside Community. It is a closed group, so posts can only be seen by members. Make sure you answer the questions to join the group. Join the PTA Facebook Group.
Peach Jar is the district’s electronic flyer system. We post flyers on this. After you sign up, you will receive emails with electronic flyers. You can adjust the frequency of the emails and also view all of the school and district flyers on their website.
If you would like to help raise funds, there are some easy things you can do. You can join Amazon Smile, and connect your account. A Fred Meyer Rewards account is is another option. Download the Box Tops app and start scanning receipts. If you drink Coke products, enter in the codes to earn money for the school. More information about these programs https://sunnysidepta.org/fundraising/ If you have ideas for other fundraisers, email sunny@sunnysidepta
To volunteer for the school, you need to complete the district’s volunteer application process which includes a background check. You will then complete a volunteer training and some liability forms. After that, you are cleared to volunteer for 2 years. You then need to apply again. For more information check out the district volunteer page.
In the upcoming year, we have not yet heard whether parents will be allowed inside the building to volunteer. There are still ways you can help though. The PTA is looking to fill some vacant positions. If you are interested, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
As the PTA gets events on the calendar, they will posted on the website. You can view the 2022-23 Academic Calendar on the district page.