Sunnyvale ISD and Sunnyvale PTA Partner 
to Host Community Awareness Event

Learning Differences Symposium

Tuesday September 30, 2014 at SHS - TONIGHT!

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Event Purposes:

1.  To raise awareness of a variety of learning differences and how they affect students and families.

2.  To offer support to families who have children with learning differences.

PTA Meeting:
 6:30 p.m.

Superintendent Doug Williams will share information on the November bond election.

Director of Instructional Technology Buck Baskin will share new initiatives in technology. 
Come and get a sneak peek at SISD's new app!

Keynote address: 7:00 p.m
Keynote address: “Living with Learning Differences and Learning to be Your Child’s Expert Advocate”

Speaker: Michelle Nickleberry, B.A., M.A.,
Director of Tori’s Son-Rise Program and Tori’s Mom

 Break-out Sessions 7:30 & 8:00 p.m.

Dyslexia, ADHD, Autism, Special Needs, Gifted and Talented, 
Title I/ RTI Services, and 504 Plans 

Break-out sessions will be presented by the Learning Differences experts of our SISD faculty, Scottish Rite Hospital and MindWorks Dallas.

Mr. Williams 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.

Early Release Times Updated District-Wide
All SISD campuses will now follow the following early release schedule going forward on specified early release dates. The next early release date for SISD is Oct.1.
SES - 12:30 p.m.
SMS - 12:35 p.m.
SHS - 12:40 p.m.

Bond Information Session: October 6th at 6:30 p.m.
Join Superintendent Doug Williams for information about November's bond election on October 6th at 6:30 p.m. in the Gwinn Blankenship Board Room of the Sunnyvale School Building and Administrative Offices at 417 E. Tripp Road. For more information, please click here.

September Edition of The Sunnyvale Times Now Available Online

Check out the latest edition of The Sunnyvale Times, SISD's district newsletter, here. The newsletter is delivered by mail to all Sunnyvale residents. Enjoy! 

Former Mavs Coach Avery Johnson Visits SISD
       Coach Avery        
Raiders learned how to, "...keep it moving," and heard words of advice on achieving success from retired NBA player and former Dallas Mavericks' head coach Avery Johnson in a special assembly at SMS and SHS. Thanks to Coach Avery and to the Just Say Yes Foundation for visiting!

SISD Homecoming 2014

Mark Your Calendar!
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Attention all Rowdy Raiders! Are you ready for Homecoming 2014? It's our biggest spirit event of the year and we're excited to announce all the events and happenings for that fun week! Mark your calendars for fun, spirit and lots of RAIDER PRIDE!

Please click here for a list of spirit days, a list of the week's events and more information.
Be sure to follow us on Facebook at and Twitter at @SunnyvaleISD and post your photos with the hastag #sisdhoco14! We want to  see your Raiders celebrating homecoming! Some photos may be included in the 14-15 yearbook!

Spaghetti Dinner 14

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Register Now: 4th Annual SEF Golf Tournament

Saturday October 4, 2014
8:00 a.m. Shotgun Start
Waterview Golf Club

Benefitting The Students & Staff of SISD


SEF had a record number of grant applications this year – 38!  This was up from 20 last year!  SEF was thrilled to grant monies for many of these innovative grants and will see many rolled out this Fall.  The grants were awarded Friday 9/5 at all three campuses.  SEF will also be awarding spring monies for grants as well.  SEF board members were met with great enthusiasm by staff and students when grant checks were distributed on all three campuses on Friday, 9/5!

Save The Date!

SEF Spring Gala

Frontier of Flight Museum

Saturday April 11, 2015

Inaugural PTA "Extra Miler" Event a Success 

PTA Extra Miler

Sunnyvale families and community members came out to support the PTA's successful "Extra Miler" event over the weekend. The special, free family event included a 1.85 fun run/walk,  games and inflatables for kids and a t-shirt for participants. Congrats to the Sunnyvale PTA on the successful event! 

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

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.



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!


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