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Friday is Spirit Day
Every Friday is Spirit Wear Day! Show your Thunderbird pride by wearing SSKY Spirit Wear. Don’t have an “official” Sonoran Sky shirt or don’t have time to do laundry? Make your own shirt or just wear our school colors – purpleand teal.
Tuesday is Pink Day
The Sonoran Sky Student Council would like to honor our SSKY families who are impacted by breast cancer and increase awareness by inviting everyone to WEAR PINK on Tuesday, October 3rd,
A big THANK YOU to everyone who came out to support Dirt Day 2017! It was a huge success and much was accomplished. For more information, clickHERE.
Still want to get your hands dirty?
Come be a part of the Garden Committee. Our first monthly Garden Work Day is this Friday, Oct 6, after drop-off.Garden work days will continue on the first Friday of every month.
Bring gloves, water, a sense of humor and a love of the outdoors. Spend the morning making the garden beautiful and ready for students and lessons. We will also help with preparing classroom materials for Mrs. Klein, the Master Gardener and Garden Teacher.
The Garden Committee will also have periodic opportunities to help students when they come to visit the garden during class time. We’d love your company on this fabulous outdoor garden committee.
All are welcome to join.
Great Schools Feedback Needed
Leave your Review of SSKY on Great Schools
Open enrollment for this year is closed; however, enrollment for 2018-19 is underway and we need your help reaching out to new families who are interested in joining the SSKY community next year!
Write a review at www.greatschools.org explaining why you love Sonoran Sky. Your review is anonymous and only takes a few moments.
Is Science, Engineering, Math and Technology your family’s jam?
The planning for the SSKY STEM Night is kicking off soon. This fun and educational night for kids and parents alike will take place on Wednesday, March 7th. The event will feature two aspects this year: 1) a judged competition aka “The Fair”; and 2) School-wide Family Science Celebration aka “Festival.”
The STEM Night Committee is forming now. This event has ALL NEW chairs this year and they would LOVE your ideas and help!
Join us at one of our two meetings:
October 2nd at 10am at SSKY
October 3rd at 6:30pm, kids/dinner welcome, @ the JCC
Don’t wait to start planning your Halloween dress up attire
To kick off our 1st Annual Read-a-Thon Fundraiser, Mr. Dawson has given the green light for everyone to dress up in costume on October 31st! To participate, you must dress as your favorite book character and you must bring the specific book (or a copy of the book cover) to school to share with your class.
All costumes must be age appropriate. No weapons. No Masks. Not Scary!
For a DIY list of book character costume ideas, clickHERE.
Save the Date
Everyone is invited to the October PTO meeting on Tuesday, October 3 at 8am in the Library. Among the items we will be discussing is our our upcoming Read-a-Thon and the status of the new playground equipment. Childcare provided.
Please share with any prospective Sonoran Sky families that the next School Tour will take place on Thursday, October 5. It will begin promptly in the lobby at 9:15am. Let your friends see first-hand our wonderful school.
A Few Words of Gratitude
A HUGE thank you to Shacke Sanosian for providing the teachers and staff a delicious lunch from Pita Jungle last Tuesday. Thank you also to Gwen Gorlin, Barbara Stein, Kerri Bauer, Allison Kierman, Sarah Levin, Myria Kniffen, Kyla Johnson, Nikki Coburn and Michelle Stewart for providing drinks and dessert. Finally, many thanks to Myria Kniffen, Ernea Crown and Amy Rhodes for helping to set-up and clean-up. We appreciate you all.
J. Crew Fashion Event
Thank you to everyone who came out to our J. Crew Fashion Event. We hope you had a great time, while building your fall wardrobe and raising money for our school.
Thanks to Our Community Partners!
Our Community Business Partners generously support our school and public education.Please take a minute to click on the logos below and visit their websites.
AZ Water Solutions has been creating clean water & happy customers since 2013. Specializing in the installation of “green” salt-free whole house filtration systems, water softeners, whole house carbon filter systems, reverse osmosis systems, and hot water circulation pumps.
Desert Storm is one of the largest All Star, High School & Middle School Cheer training gyms in the State! We hold more State, Regional, National, International, and WORLD TITLES than anyone in the state! Our size means that we have more opportunities for your cheerleader and a team for every age and ability.
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