Cathedral City High School's Homecoming Parade
Approximately 60 Sunny Sands students participated in the Cathedral City Homecoming Parade on September 30th. More pictures are available under photos
New PE teacher
Please welcome Bonnie Smith, our new PE Teacher for the 2015-2016 school year. Mrs. Smith comes to us from Palm Valley/Marywood and has extensive Physical Education experience. She will be working along side Mr. Eichinger to bring an amazing physical education program to our students--including Crossfit!
Crossfit comes to Sunny Sands
As of the 2015-2016 school year Sunny Sands will be the first PSUSD school be an official Crossfit Affiliate School. Stay tuned for a link to daily workouts students can complete in class or on their own!
Sunny Sands Receives Attendance Check
Sunny Sands received a $4300.00 bonus check from the district for increased attendance during the 2014-2015 school year. Sunny Sands had the highest attendance rate of any elementary school in Palm Springs Unified School District!
New Schedule for the 2015-2016 School Year
Starting in August Sunny Sands will be on a 2-1-2 schedule. This means that students will come to school on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday on a regular schedule but on Wednesday students will have a minimum day.

School hours for next year will be:

8:50-3:30 for Grades 1-5 on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
8:50-1:20 for Grades 1-5 on Wednesday
8:50-12:10 for AM Kindergarten
12:10-3:30 for PM Kindergarten (except Wednesday--PM Kindergarten will come in the morning)

More information will be sent home in a letter.
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Shining Stars

The Book Crawlers triumph over The Apocalyptic Readers in Battle of the Books!
Sunny Sands crowned new Battle of the Books winners on Friday, June 12th.

First Place Team: The Book Crawlers ( Nataly DeLoera, Mitchell Velasco, Dominic Ramirez, Mariah Young and Jacqueline Tapia, Team Captain Mrs. Cochran)

2nd Place Team: The Apocalytpic Readers ( Angel Ledon, Arianna Seron, Jaylyn Mineses, Cristian Resendiz, Genna Wienecke, Team Captain Mr. Avila)
Track Meet Winners!
On Sunday, June 12, 2015 twenty-seven Sunny Sands students competed in the AAU Southern California State Track and Field Championships in Downey, Ca. Six of those students, Noah Scott, Mateo Aguilar, Rodrigo, Celso Schieldge, Gabriela Schieldge and Jackie Tapia all qualified and will compete in the Pacific Southwest Regional AAU Track and Field Championship in Escondido, CA on June 20-21st. This event is the qualifier meet for the National competition in Norfolk, Va. Congratulations and Good Luck!!
Digicom Film Festival Winners!
Congratulations goes out to both Mrs. Zelaya and Mrs. Aguilars' classes for having their films presented at the Digicom Film Festival on May 5, 2015. Their classes won a professional recording and sound system to be used on future films!
Digicom Film Festival link.
Check out Sunny Sands in the Desert Sun!

Check out Sunny Sands in the Desert Sun! Sunny Sands made the front page of the Neighborhood section of the Desert Sun newspaper. Attached is a photo of the new article.
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Smoothie Day
Date: 10/9/2015, 2:30 PM 3 PM
PRICE Parenting Classes
Date: 10/15/2015, 6 PM 8 PM
Location: MPR
Parent Teacher Group (PTG) Meeting
Date: 10/19/2015, 5:45 PM 6:30 PM
Location: Staff Lounge
State Wide Earthquake Evacuation Drill
Date: 10/20/2015, 10 AM 11 AM
PRICE Parenting Classes
Date: 10/22/2015, 6 PM 8 PM
Location: MPR
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