On Fridays we recognize one student from each grade level with our random ✨Golden Ticket✨ drawing. Students can earn a golden ticket for modeling classroom and school expectations! They get their name called on announcements, a certificate, and a prize of their choice. Congratulations to these Stallions! 💛💙
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N. 43 Avenue, Phoenix
W Olive Avenue
N. 43rd Avenue
N 51 Street Avenue
W. Cholla Street
N 47th Avenue
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W Mountain View Road
N 39th Avenue, Phoenix
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Sunset affords students a rich curriculum aligned to Arizona College and Career Ready Standards.
Sunset Elementary School, in the Washington Elementary School District, serves more than 600 prekindergarten through sixth grade children in the neighborhood bordered by Olive Avenue on the south and Peoria Avenue on the north, from 43rd Avenue to 51st Avenue. We are also committed to our Continuous Improvement Plan, which focuses on instructional practices. Staff will be building our reading inte
Operating as usual
We celebrated rainbow week so our kindergarten friends could learn the colors of the rainbow! It was so fun seeing all the colors around campus!
We are so happy to have two water bottle refill stations on campus! These stations provide filtered water to keep our students hydrated all day long, especially in this Arizona heat. If you send your student to school with a refillable water bottle, please write their name on it so we can return it if it gets lost!
Stop by Sunset tomorrow from 7:30-8:30 AM to purchase a coffee from Rebellious Brew! Beverages will be available for adults to purchase, and funds will support our Sunset PTO!
We had so much fun in our first and second day of the school year! Our students took campus tours to learn procedures in common areas and spent time getting to know their classmates and teachers. We are so excited for a great school year! 💙💛
We are off to a great start for Day 1!! A reminder of our new dismissal procedures is included in this post. We will begin dismissal with kindergarten at 3:05 PM. See you soon!
Our teachers and classrooms are ready, and all that's missing is you!!! We are so excited to see you for the first day of school tomorrow!
Our gates open at 8:05 for breakfast, with the school day starting at 8:15. It's going to be a great year Sunset Stallions!! 💙💛
Please stop by our PTO table during Meet the Teacher Night tonight to find out more information on joining our amazing Sunset PTO!
Thank you to our generous families who have reached out requesting teacher wish lists! Our school will provide essential materials for a successful school year for students who cannot supply their own.
If you are interested in providing generic supplies for the classroom, a list is provided for you.
Some teachers have shared their Amazon Classroom Wish List for those who may want to get something extra special for their student's classroom!
Introducing our new Principal, Aimee Wojciechowski! Aimee is so excited to meet you at Meet the Teacher night on Thursday August 3rd from 4:00-5:30. She will be "out and about" campus so stop her and say hi when you see her!
We start our final week of new 2023-2024 administrator introductions with a feature of Aimee Wojciechowski, new principal at Sunset Elementary. Aimee possesses her Master’s Degree in Educational Administration from Grand Canyon University. With over nine years of experience in education, Aimee began her career with the WESD as an instructional coach at Sahuaro Elementary School where she led the PBIS team in rebranding school-wide expectations. She most recently served as the assistant principal at Manzanita Elementary School. Welcome, Aimee!
With the new school year right around the corner, now is a great time to sign up for ParentVUE! All WESD parents and guardians can use ParentVUE for free to access their child's assignments, grades, attendance and more!
If you are logging in for the first time and don't have an email, you can obtain an activation key by visiting your child's school office or picking it up at the school’s upcoming Meet-the-Teacher event. If you have an email, you can request account activation online. Please visit https://www.wesdschools.org/ParentVUE to get started today!
💙💛 Welcome back Sunset Teachers!
We enjoyed breakfast this morning provided by our amazing Sunset PTO, and spent time getting to know each other by building "Collective Resumes" for each team. A fun fact about our teachers: we have 332 years of teaching experience collectively! Wow!!!
Can you believe it's already time for Meet the Teacher!? We are so excited to see you there! Log into ParentVue to see your student's teacher before Thursday! If you need information on logging in, please call our front office.
Get ready for Laugh & Learn! Please take a look at Sunset WRIC's August calendar and join us!
Join us for Meet the teacher night!
Thursday, August 3rd from 4:00-5:30 p.m.
Mark your calendars, ! All 33 WESD schools are hosting their annual Meet-the-Teacher Nights in two weeks on either August 2 or August 3! Our teachers, staff and administrators are looking forward to meeting their students and families. We encourage you to stop by and say hello! For more information, please contact your school's front office, which reopens tomorrow.
School starts soon! Be sure to enroll your kindergarten students in our free, full-day program today! WESD also offers free breakfast and lunch to all students!
Do you or someone you know have a child turning five before September 1, 2023? If so, they are eligible to enroll their child in our kindergarten program! Available at 27 locations, our free, full-day kindergarten program offers a developmentally appropriate, research-based curriculum that addresses reading, writing, math, science, social studies, physical education and music, with time for fun and interaction! Our highly qualified and enthusiastic teachers encourage peer-to-peer relationships and collaboration while supporting each student’s unique needs and helping them to discover who they are as learners. With multiple A+ Schools of Excellence, a National Blue Ribbon and a National Title I Distinguished School, the WESD is also proud to be a Top 20 school district in the country in student growth.
The WESD is now enrolling kindergartners for the 2023-2024 school year! To learn more and enroll today, please call 602-896-6950 or visit https://www.wesdschools.org/kindergarten.
We are still in need of a music teacher and a 5th grade reading/writing teacher. Applicants can include college students who are at least a junior if they are pursuing an education degree, as well as individuals with a Bachelor's degree in a different field. Please share this with anyone who you know who is passionate about helping children grow!!
The WESD is hiring teachers and support staff! If you or someone you know is looking for a rewarding career in public education, we encourage you to join us for our job fair on Tuesday, July 25, from 3:30 to 6:15 p.m. at Arroyo School! Whether it’s serving as a teacher, bus driver, custodian, nutrition services clerk, paraprofessional or instructional assistant, the WESD has an exciting position for you!
We offer paid holidays and personal leave, vacation time, competitive salaries, employer-matched contributions to Arizona State Retirement, insurance benefits for employees working 30 hours a week, discounts on WESD-sponsored childcare, extensive training, opportunities for advancement, and a new starting salary for first year teachers of $51,610, including performance pay and a mentorship program*.
Walk-ins are welcome for teacher and support staff interviews! To view open positions at our 33 schools and apply online, please visit https://jobs.wesdschools.org/. We look forward to meeting you!
*Denotes completion of the BEGIN program and earning performance pay.
Students who will be 7th Graders at Cholla Middle School - please scan the "7th Graders" QR code below to select your electives.
Today was our last day of summer academy classes! We had so much fun seeing all the amazing things happening! We look forward to school starting in the fall, see you soon!
Sunset is looking for a music teacher! If anyone in our community knows someone who would be interested in this exciting opportunity, please share this information with them. We would love to meet them!
We are looking for music teachers to join our for the 2023-2024 school year! With three district coaches to provide support and monthly content specific professional development, the WESD is a great place to teach music! We are also hiring art and P.E. teachers! The WESD offers an instructional coach at every site, leadership opportunities, a three-year teacher mentorship program with yearly stipends and a new starting salary for first-year teachers of $51,610, including performance pay and a mentorship program*.
To apply online, please visit https://jobs.wesdschools.org/. To learn more, please contact the WESD Recruitment Office at 602-347-2622.
*Denotes completion of the BEGIN program and earning performance pay.
Attention, ! This is a friendly reminder that our summer hours begin next week.
All school offices will be closed beginning Wednesday, June 7, and will reopen on Thursday, July 20, at 7:30 a.m. The WESD Administrative Center will be closed on Fridays through July 14. Business hours will be 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday. However, the week of July 3 is the one exception as we will only be open from Wednesday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. due to the Independence Day holiday on Tuesday, July 4. Regular business hours will resume at the WESD Administrative Center on Monday, July 17.
We hope you have a great summer!
Did you know? Sunset WRIC will be offering FREE Laugh and Learn activities during the summer for children ages 0-5 years old to enjoy!
Our staff vs. 6th grade students kickball game today was so much fun! It was avery close game. The Sunset staff barely won with a a score of 6-5. Great game 6th graders!!
Congratulations to our Sunset 4th, 5th and 6th grade honor students! It takes hard work and dedication to achieve this academic recognition. We are so proud of you! Thank you to our former students, Mystie and Avery for your speeches and to our 6th grade highest honor students who were brave enough to give speeches as well! Thank you to Miss Klues for your hard work organizing this event, and to our 4th, 5th and 6th grade teachers for your help and support. Thank you to Dr. Stanton for joining us tonight to celebrate our amazing students, and thank you to our principal, Ms. Jones for your love support and well wishes for our honor students. We are so proud of our Sunset honor students!! 💛💙
We can’t wait to celebrate our 4th, 5th, and 6th grade Honor Students tonight!!
Happy Nurse Appreciation Day to our amazing Vicky Mainez!! We are so thankful for Ms. Vicky and everything she does for our Sunset students and staff.
Thank you to our Sunset PTO for providing coffee from Rebellious Brew for our staff this morning!!
Thank you so much to our business partner, Lindsey Brumagin, for the wonderful breakfast you provided for our teachers and staff! Everyone was thrilled to have a yummy breakfast and coffee this morning. Thank you!!
We had a great spirit assembly this morning, where we celebrated our employees of the month, Tracy Barber and Joni Uyesato. We also celebrated our amazing students of the month! Thank you to our employees and students of the month for going above and beyond.
Thank you, Sunset families, friends, and staff for participating in our first SONIC fundraiser!
Next week is Teacher Appreciation Week! We can’t wait to celebrate our amazing teachers at Sunset ❤️
We had a wonderful STEAM Night last Thursday! Thank you to the Arizona Science Center, Peter Piper Pizza and our volunteers from Haven Church; you helped make our event a success! Thank you to our Sunset families for coming to our event. We hope you had as much fun as we did!
We hope you'll stop by SONIC on Wednesday for an easy dinner option that benefits the school! Flyers will be sent home on Wednesday. Please bring in the paper flyer or display this electronic flyer when you visit the restaurant. Thank you for your support!
There's still time to order your Sunset yearbook online! Go to www.order.remembermeyearbooks.com and put in our access key: 2FN69LSPFR. The deadline for online orders is Monday, May 1. You may still reserve your yearbook after Monday by filling out a form in the front office and paying with cash or check. The cost is $25.00.
We are looking for Sunset family additions! If you are looking for a 23-24 teaching position, we have the following jobs available: EL teacher, CCK teacher, and Applied Music Teacher. We also have a Night Custodian and EL Tester position available. If you're interested in joining our team, please click the link below and apply.
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Look at our amazing art auction items for STEAM Night!! You will have a chance to bid on these items between 5-6pm. We hope to see you at 5:00!
We're looking forward to our STEAM Night on Thursday! We're hope you're able to join us for this fun event!
Next week is Spirit Week! See the photo for details. 😀
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