SISD Health Updates

SISD Health Update and Response to the Ebola Virus

The safety and health of our students is always a top priority.  The recent health concerns related to the Ebola Virus may, understandably, cause some distress among our community. Please know that Sunnyvale ISD is in communication with Dallas County health officials and is working with the Town of Sunnyvale to respond to this issue. There is currently no reason to believe that the situation presents a health concern to Sunnyvale ISD students, faculty or staff members.
 
In an effort to maintain wellness in our schools, we have begun implementation of the following procedures:

1.  Screening of all visitors through use of a wellness questionnaire,

2.  Educating our nurses and staff with CDC virus facts, symptoms, and prevention,

3.  Maintaining clean and healthy learning environments, through routine use of institutional-grade cleaning supplies by trained personnel, with the addition of enhanced disinfectant precautions, and

4.  Communicating any concerns or issues to our community.

To provide you with the latest helpful information, the district has created a new SISD Health Updates website with resources.  A special “SISD Health Comment Card” is available for parents and community members to submit questions. Responses will  be posted in our new SISD Health Updates Blog. Please view our website to locate both. More... 
 

 
 
SISD's New App Download SISD's New App!
Stay updated on all the events, happenings and initiatives going on in and around SISD - all from the convenience of your Smart Phone!

By downloading SISD's new app, you can:
Easily locate your child's school/teacher/teacher's website 
 
 
Access district news headlines
 
Link to SISD social media
 
Get updates on Novembers's bond election
 
Check out videos from SISD's YouTube channel
 
Easily access SISD calendars, lunch menu and bus routes

Locate information on our community partners and student support groups like the PTA, SEF, Raider Pride Band Boosters, Athletic Boosters and FFA Boosters

 
Be sure to download the app TODAY!
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News From the Nurse
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FLU Season will arrive soon. Be prepared! Get your flu shot ASAP. It has been proven that a yearly flu shot not only can prevent flu but also decreases the number of colds a person may have per year. 

Just a reminder: if a student is vomiting, has a fever, severe cough or a rash they should not be at school. They must be fever-free for 24 hours before returning to school. If they have a sore throat and/or an upper respiratory infection and the doctor prescribes an antibiotic they should be on the antibiotic for a full 24 hours before returning to school.


Chili Cook-Off Ad
Community-wide Chili Cook-off and Cornhole Tournament
Sponsored by Sunnyvale FFA 
 
Wanted: Student teams, individuals, family and master chefs
Bring you best chili and a big appetite!

Saturday, October 25th 
11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Chili entry fee is $25
Tickets are $5 and include taster cup and spoon -- ages 5 and under, free
Deadline: October 22nd 

Entry forms are available at all SISD campuses or e-mailsunnyvaleffabooster@gmail.org
 To view flyer, click here. 

Items are needed to sell at a bake sale during the Chili Cook-Off.
We are looking for treats such as: cookies, cakes, pies, pastries, popcorn balls, candy apples, etc.
Please package them the way you want them sold. (Example: A whole pie or pie by the slice.)

If you can provide sweets or have any questions, please contact Beth Barnes: text to 469-323-3124
or email at beth_barnes28@yahoo.com .You may drop items off at the school office on October 24th or at the home of Beth Barnes, 363 Town East Blvd., between 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. You may also bring them to the cook-off.  Thank you for serving Sunnyvale FFA.


SAVE THE DATE: Veterans Day Celebration
Veterans Day
Veterans are invited to join us in the SHS library in appreciation for their service to our country. Activities are scheduled for Veterans Day, November 11th.
 
A breakfast reception will begin at 8:00 a.m. ,with the program commencing at 8:30 a.m. Mr. Travis Waddell will be our guest speaker.
 
Please send, as soon as possible, the name and address of any local or family veteran to: kristin.williams@sunnyvaleisd.com for a personal invitation. As always, we look forward to honoring the veterans who visit our campus. 

NHS students are excited to welcome the SMS fifth graders as part of this year’s program.  We expect this year’s program to be better than ever!


 

Mr. Williams' Blog: It Takes A Village
In his latest blog, Superintendent Doug Williams discusses the members of our community that support SISD and its student.
 

The National PTA Reflections Program is here!
Theme: The world would be a better place if...
 
 Reflect on the theme. Create an original work.  Be recognized.
 
 Art Categories:  Dance Choreography, Film Production,Literature, Music Composition, Photography, Visual Arts
 

We are excited to be able to bring the National PTA Reflections program to Sunnyvale ISD.  Reflections is PTA’s cornerstone arts program. It offers students the opportunity to earn local, state and even national recognition for original artwork they create in response to a specific theme.  Students in preschool through grade 12 are encouraged to submit as many entries as they wish, in any of the categories above. 

Complete participation rules for each category can be found in the front office of each SISD campus or at http://www.txpta.org/programs/reflections/

Deadline for entries: Thursday, October 23, 2014


SISD PTA Carnival 
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The Annual Sunnyvale PTA Fall Carnival and Silent Auction will be held on

Saturday, November 15th 11:00-3:00 p.m.

 

BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND
 

Unlimited Inflatable Wristbands ($8 pre-sale/$10 door) 

State Fair Corn Dogs and Funnel Cakes

PTA's first midway games are coming your way

and amazing Silent Auction items that you won't want to be out-bid on! 

So mark your calendars to come and enjoy the day as a family and also help out by volunteering at a booth. Watch for flyers and e-alerts for more information coming soon!



Reel in the Big Fish at Carnival thisYear!

PTA Big Fish  Step right up to the Fishin’ Pond this year at Fall Carnival to “reel in the Big Fish!”  Everyone will be a winner and one lucky kiddo will make the catch of a lifetime!  Don’t miss out on the opportunity to earn braggin’ rights to your own whale of a tale story as you catch the Big One at the FISHIN’ POND!

We are in need of many volunteers to fill the time slots listed for our concession stand and midway games, and for donations to supply the famous cake walk. If you or your spouse are available to help volunteer for please click:

DIRECT LINK for Concession Stand support : https://www.ptavenue.com/volunteerr.asp?sc=SunnyvalePTA&v=78019 

DIRECT LINK for Midway Games for all grades : https://www.ptavenue.com/volunteerr.asp?sc=SunnyvalePTA&v=77820

DIRECT LINK for Baked Goods for Cake Walk: https://www.ptavenue.com/volunteerr.asp?sc=SunnyvalePTA&v=78164 

PTA Silent Auction

 Parents! Don't miss out on this years’ 
SISD summer camps at the silent auction table!
(Sponsored by our amazing SISD coaches)
One Lucky SISD student plus their best buddy wins the opportunity to attend:
Boys Basketball Camp (3rd-9th, Coach Softly), Football Camp (2nd - 8th, Coach Settle)Tennis Camp (ages 5-10, Coach Harness), Soccer Camp (K-9th, Coach Campos), Girls Volleyball Camp(5th - 9th, Coach Simmons), Cheer Camp (K-5th, Coaches McDermett/Valenta), Science Camp (K-4th, Coach Wright)
 

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