Puesta del Sol PTA

Unit 2.3.95, Bellevue, WA

Lisa Dembo, Co-President

Julee Seibel, Co-President

Andrea Olsen, Editor

425.456.6143 PTA Office

425.456.6100 School Office




March 28, 2014
In this Issue
PTA Summer Camps
PTA Board
Newsletter Editor
Amity Interns
Drama Club
Mariners Night
Rain City
Quick Links
Amity Interns
Contact for Tutoring







Srta. Sidoine Radio
KXPA 1540 AM
Sundays from 4-5 p.m.

Purchase participating products at Safeway and 4% of the price will be donated to Puesta del Sol PTA. Register your Safeway and/or credit cards at escrip.com. Renew annually!

Amazon will donate 8% of every purchase you make to BSF for every time you shop amazon.com!

Dining for Dineros
Ooba Tooba Mexican Grill in Factoria will donate 10% of your bill after 3pm weekdays and all day on the weekends. Don't forget to mention Puesta del Sol when you order!

PTA Board
Lisa Dembo
Julee Seibel
Mendi Carroll
Laura Dooley
Jennifer Murphy
Valerie Fritz
Janice Griner
Renee Isbell
Laura Rossow
Crystal Coldiron
Brenda Rosellini
GG Haight

Member at Large
Stacy Hauser Weigel
Articles due  
Mondays at 9pm  
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Calendar of Events

March 2014
29: Auction Check-in starts at 5 p.m. at the Bellevue Hyatt

April 2014
1: Yearbook orders are due
7-11: Spring Break
17: PTA Board Meeting
25: Academic Challenge Book Reviews, Math Logs, and Keyboarding Logs Due
26: Mariners Night
29: Passport Check
29: PTA General Meeting (Approve Budget/Officer Elections)
30: Principal/PTA Coffee
PTA News

We can't wait to see you at the Auction on Saturday, March 29!

Check-in starts at 5:00 p.m.  Bidding on Silent Auction items begins at 5:30 p.m.  Dinner and the Live Auction starts at 7:00 p.m.

Did you get the "FAQ about the Auction" email from us?  If not, please email  communications@puestadelsolpta.org

Need childcare during the event?
Adventure Kids Playcare (1100 Bellevue Way NE, Suite 1) is just down the street from the Hyatt. Reserve early 425-453-4444.
Samena Swim and Recreation Club, 15231 Lake Hills Blvd. For reservations, call 425-746-1160.
*For both childcare options please mention Puesta del Sol's school auction.

Do you have any gift cards or gift certificates at home? Bring them to the auction  - you'll see, it will be fun!


PTA Summer Camps
Priority Registration available until June 1

Are you looking for a Spanish language summer camp? A few of our teachers are holding camps this summer!

Sra. Lara- Spanish Summer Camp
Stra. Sidoine- Spanish Soccer Camp
Srta Delia and Sra Forbes- íViva el espa˝ol! Spanish Immersion Summer Camp
Sra. Perez- Pre-School Spanish Summer Camp
Sra. Perez- Elementary Spanish Summer Camp
Sra Toni and Srta Maya- Campo Risa

To find out specifics including instructors, dates, cost and grade levels accepted, please visit http://puestadelsolpta.org/Page/Programs/Summer2014

New this year! You can also register and pay for camp online. Priority is given to Puesta del Sol students until June 1st.  Questions? Email


2013-14 PTA Board Nominations

Know a great candidate for the PTA Board (or are YOU one!)? We are currently taking nominations for each of the following openings: Co-Treasurer, Co-VP Admin. Support, and Co-VP Educational Enhancement, and VP Passive Fundraising.

Nominating forms available at puestadelsolpta.org.
Questions? Contact Julie Skaggs - jpskaggs @hotmail.comMasthead
Deb Justice - djjustice@gmail.com
Renee Haniu - reneehaniu@gmail.com
Kathryn Pizzo - katpizzo@comcast.net

WANTED! Newsletter Editor 
for the 2014/15 School Year 

If you'd like to volunteer from the comfort of your own home, this position is for you! It's creative and rewarding and a great way to contribute to the Puesta del Sol community. 



Amity Interns: 2014-2015 Host Families Needed!

We are so fortunate to have the interns at our school. They are invaluable to our teachers and add so much to our school community.

We are anticipating having 4-5 interns next year, so we will need 12 (possibly 15) families to open their homes. Please fill out and submit your applications now. This is handled on a first come first serve basis.

Questions? Please contact one of the three members of the Amity committee here or individually at:
Mary Fredericksen  maryandjohn4@comcast.net
Stacy Hauser-Weigel  stacyhauser@hotmail.com
Laura Rossow-Finger l.rossow@yahoo.com┬ 


4th and 5th grade Drama Club 2014: Pinocchio

Registration packets will be delivered to the 4th and 5th Graders in their classrooms next week. Registration will be April 18th. Don't miss out!


Yearbooks: Order Yours by April 1!
All sales are pre-order, $20 each

Pre-order your Yearbook by April 1st (no joke!)
There will be no yearbooks available for purchase at the end of the year so please pre-order asap. Visit the pta website HERE to place your order.

Last call for photos is also April 1. Please send via email to lsmithctr@hotmail.com.

Puesta del Sol Night: Mariners v. Texas Rangers
Saturday, April 26 at 6:10 p.m.

Price: $11 / ticket
Deadline: Order no later than April 1st to guarantee tickets
*Order Forms were sent home in your child's Friday packet and are also available at the front office. Please return order forms with check or cash to the PTA box in the front office.  Make checks payable to Puesta del Sol PTA. * Order online HERE

Call Lisa Noell @ (817) 723-2753 or email lisa.noell@gmail.com


Art Appreciation Gallery Night a Success

Thank you to all the Art Appreciation volunteers who helped with Gallery Night - we couldn't have done it without you!
A big thank you also to the 5th grade pizza/bake sale volunteers - thanks to you, no one went starving!

-The Art Appreciation Team


Before/After School Activities

Little League Softball: Register today!

Thunderbird Little League Softball is still accepting registrations for tee ball, A, and AA. Please consider having your daughter (pk-3rd grade) play with Thunderbird this season! More info can be found at www.bellevuethunderbird.com.

*This is not a PTA sponsored event


Rain City Water Polo
For more information or to register for spring session, click here.

*This is not a PTA sponsored event