What We Do


Below are just a few of the things we’re doing to enhance our kids’ educational experience and support our school. Click here for a complete list of PTA Accomplishments from 2017-2018! We'd love your help making the next school year just as great, so get involved today!


For Our Students and Families:

  • Cooperative gardening program including parent, teacher and community leaders.
  • Math Pentathlon program for grades K-5 that meets Fridays to play problem solving game that make learning math enjoyable.
  • Spelling Bee competition for grades K-5th
  • Walk and Roll healthy commuting incentive program (bike, walk, bus & car pool).
  • After-school scholarship program that provides financial assistance to qualified families for participation in after-school activities.
  • 4th grade art contest to develop the design for the school t-shirt.
  • $5,000 annual contribution to the Technology Specialist salary, providing technology education to students.
  • Financial support for Creative Action programming and buses to the YMCA for first grade swim instruction.
  • Guest speakers for parents on a variety of interesting topics related to parenting, health and academics.
  • Two Family Evening events to support community building and engagement

Support for Teachers and Staff:

  • Grant program providing the faculty with $6,000 towards projects and equipment.
  • Grade Level funding that provides $500 to each grade level, special area and the library to help purchase items to support instruction and learning.
  • Food for our school staff on their first day back to work, for the Meet the Teacher event and for Academic Showcase event.
  • Winter holiday, Valentine's and Teacher Appreciation luncheons to thank our school staff.
  • Room Parent recruitment and support.
  • Volunteer recruitment for school and PTA events
  • Office volunteer support during high traffic times. 

Fundraising Efforts:

  • Annual Cheetah Fest attended by more than 500.
  • Sale of SSV spiritwear and other merchandise.
  • Birthday Wishes on the outdoor marquee.

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Fundraisers / Recaudadores de fondos

Amazon Smile
Shop through Amazon Smile, and a portion of your order gets donated to Sunset Valley PTA! Go to smile.amazon.com, select Sunset Valley Elementary PTA as your preferred charity, and shop!
¡Compre a través de Amazon Smile, y una parte de su pedido será donada a Sunset Valley PTA! Visite smile.amazon.com, seleccione Sunset Valley Elementary PTA como su organización benéfica preferida y compre.

Love Your School Campaign / Campaña Love Your School
Please support our school by donating what you can. This campaign ends on February 28th, and our goal is $5,000. You can donate at this link or drop off a check / cash with Sandra Sancen in the front office. 100% of cash and check donations go straight to the school!
Apoye a nuestra escuela donando lo que pueda. Esta campaña finaliza el 28 de febrero y nuestra meta es de $5,000. Puede donar en este enlace o dejar un cheque / efectivo con Sandra Sancen en la oficina principal. ¡El 100% de las donaciones en efectivo y cheques van directamente a la escuela!

Spirit Night / Noche de espíritu
Join us at IN-N-OUT Burger on South Lamar on Wednesday, December 4 and support Sunset Valley Elementary! Mentioning Sunset Valley when ordering and 20% of your order will go back to support our school! 
¡Únase a nosotros en IN-N-OUT Burger en South Lamar el miércoles 4 de diciembre y apoye a Sunset Valley Elementary! ¡Mencionando Sunset Valley cuando realiza el pedido y el 20% de su pedido volverá a apoyar a nuestra escuela!