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Parent/Teacher Conferences-NWEA Growth Reports and NeSA Student Parent Reports

During Parent/Teacher Conferences, parent(s) will receive his/her child’s Fall NWEA Measures of Academic Progress® (MAP®) Growth Report (Grades 3-8) and NeSA Student Report (Students who were in Grades 3-8 in the 2016/2017 school year.) Additional information regarding the NWEA MAP assessment, along with parent resources can be found at https://www.nwea.org/parent-toolkit/ and https://www.nwea.org/content/uploads/2017/08/Parent-Guide.pdf.

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NWEA MAP INFORMATION

Third – Ninth Grade Students to Take the Measures of Academic Progress® (MAP®) tests. During the 2017/2018 school year, your child will take tests called NWEA Measures of Academic Progress® (MAP®) Growth Tests.  This assessment tool is used to determine your child’s instructional level and to measure academic growth throughout the school year and from year-to-year in the areas of reading and math. MAP® assessments are untimed, but each will take approximately 45-60 minutes to…

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Westside to Host Social Media Seminar for Parents

Please see the attached flyer, “Guide to Social Media Pitfalls for Families: that Westside Community Schools is hosting on Thursday night, August 24th, at the Westside High School Auditorium.  Time is 6:30-7:30 pm. Karen Hasse, school attorney will be our main presenter.  Our target audience is 7-12 families, however, all are invited.  This flyer will be posted on the district and building websites and will also be communicated through social media. Parents and Students Informed…

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Enrichment Clusters

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This quarter students at Sunset Hills started enrichment classes, which will be held on Fridays from 2:30-3:15 until the end of the year.  Students were asked to choose topics of interest and then were placed in small groups based their interest. Classes are led by teachers, as well as parent volunteers.  Some examples of classes are:  games, book making, inventions, cooking, movie making, animals, science, coding and sports.   So far, we are off to…

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Welcome to Sunset Hills- A Video Tour

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Would you like a tour of Sunset Hills Elementary School?  Check out this awesome video made by fourth graders, Grace, Cora, Izzie and Alex! Sunset Hills

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Read Across America

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All students and staff at Sunset Hills celebrated the birthday of Dr. Seuss and Read Across America week by dropping everything to read!

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Sunset Hills Honors Veterans

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On Friday, November 11th, students and staff celebrated Veterans Day.  Veterans from the community were invited to a special program, where they were honored.  Each class also showed their appreciation by singing songs and reading poetry!  Please check out the video below, which showcases Veteran’s Day around the district.  Sunset Hills is a highlight! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BUKFL-Kp1Zg&feature=em-upload_owner#action=share

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Author Kate Klise Visits Sunset Hills

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Children’s Author Kate Klise visited Sunset Hills last week! She talked to students about the writing process, as well as her journey to becoming an author. Kate also shared parts of her books! It is always a great experience for students to learn about writing from authors!

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Sunset Hills Welcomes Artist Scott Blake

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This week students at Sunset Hills had the opportunity to work with local artist Scott Blake. Blake uses pixelated images, barcodes and flip books to express his creativity.  For his work with the students, Blake took each child’s school picture and pixelated the image.  Students then used finger paints to fill in the image.  Thank you to the Sunset Hills Community Club and ArtPALS for this amazing opportunity!

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Sunset Celebrates Art & Soup

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This night featured an all school art show, a free soup/chili dinner and contest and many activities.  Students and families browsed art displays, got their faces painted and participated in numerous art-related activities.  This year was extra special, as Sunset alumni and visiting artist Neil Griess was in attendance.  Griess, a Sunset Hills alum and Westside graduate, previously worked with all students to create art based on their favorite memory from Sunset Hills.  Donations that were collected…

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ELEMENTARY | Start 8:40 - Dismiss 3:30 ( Wednesdays | Dismiss 3:00 )