Health Glo Run/Walk & Health Fair
On Saturday, May 2, 2015, the District will be hosting a 1k and 5k Run/Walk in Downtown Cathedral City. Proceeds will benefit Palm Springs Unified School District Classrooms. For more information please go to
Walk-a-thon Sponsors Needed
Sunny Sands is looking for local businesses or individuals that would like to sponsor the 2015 Sunny Sands Walk-a-thon. This is our biggest fundraising event of the year. If you are interested or know of anyone please call the school office at 760-770-8635 or email
Extra Fundraising Items Available
The following items are available for purchase in the office:
1-- Raiders Travel mugs-- $18.00
2-- Seahawks travel mugs --$18.00
2 – Jets Travel mugs -- $18.00
2 -- Chargers Pink Spirit Cups $18.00
1 -- San Diego Padres Spirit Cups $18.00
1—Raiders Fun Pack (Travel Mugs & Spirit Cups) $30.00
"Take an Elfie" Spirit Day
On Friday, December 12th will be "Take an Elfie" Day!

Students are encouraged to dress in the Holiday Spirit (Santa Hat, Ugly Christmas/Winter Sweater, Elfish, or Red &Green) and as they are out and about see an Elf on Campus can go Take an Elfie with them.

Sunny Sands Elves: Our wonderful yard duty supervision staff, a few teachers, Ms. Glass and Mrs. Horton are going to be our Sunny Sands Elves taking Elfies with the kids before school and at their lunches. We will be posting these photo on our Student Council Web page, the library window, and the bulletin boards in the multipurpose room.
Parent Input meeting on Boundary Changes
There will be a very important meeting for parents to receive information and give feedback on the school boundary changes for Sunny Sands. These changes will take effect next school year. Please plan on attending December 16 at 6:00 pm.
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Shining Stars

Spelling Bee Winners for 2014-2015 School year
On Friday, December 5, 2014 Sunny Sands crowned new Spelling Bee winners. Congratulations to 1st place winner Ryan Gundran and 2nd place winner Arianna Seron! Both students will go on to represent Sunny Sands at the District Spelling Bee on January 16, 2015. Good Luck!
Kindergarten Class Receives Digicom Recognition!
Mrs. Zelaya's Kindergarten class received recognition and a $100.00 check for their class film at the Digicom Student Film Festival on May 6th. The money received will goes more film making equipment. Congratulations!
Poetry Contest Winners!
A poetry contest was held in the library during the month of April. First place winners were chosen from each participating class. Ten Grand Prize Winners will receive a $100 Savings Bond each. (Click on link to view the winners)
District Teacher of the Year!!
Congratulations Ms. Hughes!! Superintendent, Dr. Anderson announced on March 31st that Ms. Hughes had been chosen as Palm Springs Unified District Teacher of the Year!! She will go on to represent Sunny Sands and Palm Springs Unified a Riverside County Teacher of the Year candidate. Good Luck!!!
District Track Meet
Congratulations to Sunny Sands District Track Meet winners!!
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Sunny Sands School Track Meet - 4th Grade
Date: 1/27/2015
Location: Sunny Sands
Sunny Sands School Track Meet - 3rd Grade
Date: 1/28/2015
Location: Sunny Sands
Sunny Sands School Track Meet - 5th Grade
Date: 1/29/2015
Location: Sunny Sands
Awards Assembly Grades 1-2, Ramos, Marinovich and Kleinhesselink
Date: 1/30/2015, 9:10 AM
Location: MPR
Awards Assembly Grades 4-5, Lehmann, Grubbe, Evans
Date: 1/30/2015, 10 AM
Location: MPR
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