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No Preschool Classes - May 19th and 20th
No Preschool Classes - May 19th and 20th

There will be no preschool classes on May 19th and 20th.  Please refer to letter sent home with students regarding the last week of school for preschool classes.


View letter sent home with students:
Surprise Elementary - PRESCHOOL CLASSES MAY 19 AND 20, 2021 [PDF]
Posted : 5/5 | Direct Link
Early Release day May 19th and May 20th at NOON

Surprise Elementary School students will have early release days on May 19th and 20th at Noon.  

There is no preschool classes on May 19th and 20th.

Last day of school is May 20th for all students
 
Posted : 5/5 | Direct Link
8th grade parent promotion information/Información de la promoción 2020-2021:

Espanol al final

2020-2021 Promotion Information:
 
1. Date / Time / Location:  Promotion is on Tuesday, May 18th at 6:00 pm at VVHS large auditorium
 
2. Tickets: 4 per family; students do NOT need a ticket.  If you need extra tickets, please contact your student’s homeroom teacher so they can put your name on a list.  There is NO guarantee that you will get any extra tickets.
   In-Person students will be given tickets the week before from the homeroom teacher.
   iSchool students will get tickets on Monday, May 10th when they are here for the AZM2 Math test.
   The promotion will be live-streamed so families / friends can watch the promotion even if they cannot come to the ceremony.
 
3. Retention: Students who are on the retention list on the day of promotion will NOT be able to participate in the promotion.  Homeroom teachers will be contacting parents about retention.
 
4. Dress Code:
Young ladies’ attire:
Dresses / skirts must be below the knee.  No holes in pants.
No bare shoulders – NO tank top dresses / tops, strapless dresses / tops, spaghetti-strap dress / tops, or any dresses / tops that leave the shoulders bare MUST be worn with a shawl, shrug, jacket, etc. to cover the shoulders.
Heels may be worn, but young ladies are encouraged to bring their heels with them to promotion practices.
No hats unless the hat is a dress hat that coordinates with the outfit.
 
Young men’s attire:
Pants must be worn at the waist.
No holes in pants.
No hats unless the hat is a dress hat that coordinates with outfit (i.e. no baseball hats).
Jacket and tie may be worn if the student wants.
 
5. Students will be socially distanced on stage.
 
6. Programs and 8th grade certificates will be given out at the promotion.
 
7. If you choose not to participate, your packet with your certificate will be available after the 18th.
 
8. Promotion Ceremony is the students' last day; 8th graders are NOT to come to school on the 19th & 20th.
 
9. Student Council is buying each 8th grader a yearbook - it will be available at the promotion breakfast.
 
10. Promotion Breakfast: Morning of the 18th - Students will do their last Walk around the school halls to say goodbye to their former teachers, then go to the cafeteria for the promotion breakfast.
  Mrs. Cox will be sending a survey by Thursday to parents to find out if the district allows 1-2 parents to come to the breakfast, would parents be interested in attending.
 
11. Fees / Dues: ALL fees and dues (sports, clubs, library fines, etc.) MUST be paid before promotion! Fees / Dues can be paid through the Parent Portal.  Please return all library books to the library!
 

If you have any questions, please let us know. Thank you!




Información de la promoción 2020-2021:
 
 1. Fecha / Hora / Lugar: La Promoción es el Martes 18 de Mayo a las 6:00 pm en el gran auditorio de VVHS.
 
 2. Entradas: 4 por familia;  los estudiantes NO necesitan boleto.  Si necesita boletos adicionales, comuníquese con el maestro de aula de su estudiante para que puedan poner su nombre en una lista.  No hay garantía de que obtendrá entradas adicionales.
    Los estudiantes en persona recibirán boletos la semana anterior del maestro de aula.
    Los estudiantes de iSchool recibirán boletos el Lunes 10 de mayo cuando estén aquí para el examen de Matemáticas AZM2.
    La promoción se transmitirá en vivo para que las familias / amigos puedan ver la promoción incluso si no pueden asistir a la ceremonia.
 
 3. Retención: Los estudiantes que estén en la lista de retención el día de la promoción NO podrán participar en la promoción.  Los maestros de salón se comunicarán con los padres sobre la retención.
 
 4. Código de vestimenta:
 Atuendo de señoritas:
 
 Los vestidos / faldas deben estar por debajo de la rodilla.  Sin agujeros en los pantalones.
 No se permiten hombros descubiertos: NO se permiten vestidos / blusas sin mangas, vestidos / blusas sin tirantes, blusas / vestidos con tirantes finos o cualquier vestido / blusa que deja los hombros descubiertos DEBE usarse con un chal, encogimiento de hombros, chaqueta, etc. para cubrir los hombros  .
 Se pueden usar tacones, pero se anima a las jóvenes a que traigan sus tacones a las prácticas de promoción.
 No se permiten sombreros a menos que el sombrero sea un sombrero de vestir que combine con el atuendo.
 
 Vestimenta de los hombres jóvenes:
 
 Los pantalones deben llevarse a la cintura.
 Sin agujeros en los pantalones.
 No se permiten sombreros a menos que el sombrero sea un sombrero de vestir que combine con el atuendo (es decir, sin gorras de béisbol).
 Se puede usar chaqueta y corbata si el estudiante lo desea.
 
 5. Los estudiantes estarán socialmente distanciados en el escenario.
 
 6. Los programas y certificados de octavo grado se entregarán en la promoción.
 
 7. Si elige no participar, su paquete con su certificado estará disponible después del día 18.
 
 8. La Ceremonia de Promoción es el último día de los estudiantes;  Los estudiantes de octavo grado NO deben venir a la escuela los días 19 y 20.
 
 9. El Consejo de Estudiantes está comprando un anuario para cada alumno de 8º grado; estará disponible en el desayuno de promoción.
 
 10. Desayuno de Promoción: Mañana del 18 - Los estudiantes harán su último Paseo por los pasillos de la escuela para despedirse de sus antiguos maestros, luego irán a la cafetería para el desayuno de promoción.
   La Sra. Cox enviará una encuesta a los padres el jueves para averiguar si el distrito permite que 1-2 padres vengan al desayuno, si los padres estarían interesados en asistir.
 
 11. Cuotas / Cuotas: ¡TODAS las cuotas y cuotas (deportes, clubes, multas de biblioteca, etc.) DEBEN pagarse antes de la promoción!  Las cuotas / cuotas se pueden pagar a través del Portal para padres.  ¡Por favor devuelva todos los libros de la biblioteca a la biblioteca!
 
  Si tiene alguna duda, por favor póngase en contacto con nosotros.  ¡Gracias!
 
 Atentamente,
 El equipo de octavo grado.               
 
Posted : 5/5 | Direct Link
Yearbook sales begin, pay online thru May 1st.
Reserve Your 2020-2021 Yearbook Today!
 
 
Online Pre-order till May 1st!
Posted : 3/25 | Direct Link
Virtual Reading Night, March 4th from 5-6 pm
Surprise Elementary School virtual Reading Night is tonight, March 4th from 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM.
We hope you will join us virtually to see your teachers reading their favorite books.  Student who participate will receive a take home prize at school for participating.

The links to the  corresponding Google meets sessions will be available during the time slots listed.

Celebrating Dr. Seuss Virtual. Family Reading Night [PDF]


 
Posted : 3/4 | Direct Link
Martin Luther King Jr Day - No School
Surprise Elementary School will be closed on Monday,  January 18, 2021 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.   School resumes on Tuesday, January 19, 2021 at regular times.
Posted : 1/11 | Direct Link
No Preschool Classes - December 18th

There will be no preschool classes on December 18 th.

Surprise Elementary School Students grades Kindergarten through 8th grade will be dismissed at noon on Friday, December 18 th.  

Surprise Elementary School will closed for Winter Break from December 21 st through January 1st.  School resumes on Monday, January 4th at regular times.
Posted : 12/8/2020 | Direct Link
Early Release Day on December 18th at Noon
Surprise Elementary School Students will be dismissed at noon on Friday, December 18th.  

There will be no preschool classes on December 18th.

Surprise Elementary School will closed for Winter Break from December 21st through January 1st.  School resumes on Monday, January 4th at regular times.

 
Posted : 12/8/2020 | Direct Link
Preschool days
Dear Surprise Elementary School Families,

We wanted to inform you of two schedule changes for this school year. 

Due to very shortened days on all of our school campuses at the end of each semester, our preschool classroom will not be able to run an AM and PM sessions. All Developmental and Title Preschool classes are canceled for the following days:

· Friday, December 18, 2020
· Thursday, May 20, 2021

This calendar change will make the last day of preschool for this school year as Wednesday, May 19, 2021.

Thank you, for your continued support. 
 

En Espanol,

Estimadas familias de la escuela primaria Surprise,

Queríamos informarles de dos cambios de horario para este año escolar.

Debido a los días muy cortos en todos nuestros campus escolares al final de cada semestre, nuestro salón de preescolar no podrá realizar sesiones de mañana y tarde. Todas las clases de desarrollo y preescolar de título se cancelan durante los siguientes días:
· Viernes 18 de Diciembre de 2020
· Jueves, 20 de mayo de 2021

Este cambio de calendario hará que el último día de preescolar de este año escolar sea el miércoles 19 de mayo de 2021.
Gracias por su continuo apoyo.
 
 
Posted : 12/3/2020 | Direct Link
Make It A December To Remember Spirit Days at Surprise Elementary School
Make it a December to Remember
 
  • Tuesday, December 1st  - Let’s start the Month off with GLEE, wear your favorite Holiday Tee!!
  • Wednesday December 2nd - It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas!! Wear Red & Green
  • Thursday, December 3rd - Dress like your favorite holiday book character for Virtual Winter Reading Night!
  • Friday, December 4th - We are mad about plaid. Wear a plaid shirt!
  • Monday, December 7th - Feeling a little Grinch-ie, it’s Green Monday
  • Tuesday, December 8th -   Snowman Day!  
  • Wednesday December 9th -  Dress in your best
  • Thursday, December 10th - Winter Wonderland wear blue and white 
  • Friday, December 11th - Rock your Holiday socks!!
  • Monday, December 14th - Antlers, Elf Hat & Ears, bring out your favorite holiday headgear
  • Tuesday, December 15th -Wear Red and White or maybe stripes.  We will try to stay sane and look like candy canes.  
  •  Wednesday December 16th - National Chocolate Covered Anything Day.  Wear Brown.  
  • Thursday, December 17th - Scarves, Hats, Jewelry,  Oh my!  Let your Holiday Spirit Shine!!
  • Friday, December 18th - How can this half Day get any better, maybe if you wear your ugly Christmas sweater?!
Posted : 11/30/2020 | Direct Link
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