STAAR and EOC Testing Information
The updated 2014-2015 STAAR/EOC exam calendar has been posted for your reference here

2015 SEF Gala: Huge Success
Thank you to all of the sponsors and attendees of the SEF Gala for supporting SISD academic opportunities. Casino Royale was a huge success. The following teachers were awarded Teacher of the Year for their respective campuses: 
SES - Lee Sirois
SMS - Laura Cowden
SHS - Candace Clarke

Vote!  PTA Officer Elections to Be Held
Join the PTA to participate in our membership vote.  We will have our election meeting at 6:15 p.m. on Friday, April 17th in the Sunnyvale Elementary Gym to vote on the following slate of officer nominees for 2015-16:

President:  Kayla Nelson
Vice President:  Maureen Threet
Treasurer:  Susan Derr
Secretary:  Meagan Skidmore

Thank you for supporting the Sunnyvale PTA!

SISD Wants YOUR Feedback!
SISD and our Community Relations Team values your input! Share your thoughts with us as we begin outlining the profile of a Sunnyvale ISD graduate. 
Please share your thoughts with us as we work on this important endeavor:

SHS Powerlifter Places Fourth in State
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Congratulations to Wade Cookston in placing in the State Powerlifting Tournament this past weekend.  Wade pushed himself and and fought his way into the top four in state competition. 



Video by Shaira Starnes

More Photos:
Check out junior Jim Threet's Photo Coverage of the State Tournament by Clicking Here!


Successful State Meet for SHS Swimmer
E Manly
SHS Swimmer Emily Manly competed in the UIL State Swim
Meet this past weekend in Austin.  Emily came in 4th in the 200 Individual Medley with a personal best time
of 2:06.79.  She was able to hold on to 6th place in the 100 Backstroke with a time of 57.67.  This was
Emily's second appearance at the State Swim Meet. Congratulations to our outstanding sophomore

Sunnyvale Swim was ranked 26th out of 52 teams. 

Bad Weather Make Up Days Announced 
To make up for lost instructional time during the recent snow days, SISD students will attend school on the following bad weather make up days: April 3rd and June 5th. SISD has applied for a waiver with the state for the third missed day.

Show Your Support For Autism Awareness Month
Autism Awareness Month
As a school district, we want to support families who are affected by Autism. 
Purchase an Autism Awareness t-shirt and support Autism Awareness Month. Order forms are due by March 30th. The SISD community is encouraged to wear their t-shirts on April 23rd and 30th.

Fun Run ticket art 15 Raider Run 5K and Fun Run - May 9th!
Click here to register

Mark your calendar now for this spring's annual 5K and Fun Run, sponsored by the Raider Athletic Booster Club. This event is a community-wide family fun event, as well as fitness opportunity. Funds raised from the event support the students of SISD. NEW THIS YEAR: all timing for runners will be handled electronically, through chips. 
The Raider Athletic Booster Club hopes you will consider not only attending the run, but also sponsoring the event. Look for sign-up information soon!


2014-2015 Yearbooks Now On Sale!
Don't wait until the last minute! Order NOW and capture your Raider's memories with the purchase of a 2014-2015 yearbook! Click here for ordering information. 
Early bird deadline is March 31st... after that, prices go up! 
Reminder: SISD offers two yearbooks - an elementary school yearbook and a combined middle school and high school yearbook. Please take note of this when ordering!

Read it Forward on all Campuses 
Books animated clip
The "Read It Forward" program began on March 6th and will run through May 1, 2015. "Read It Forward" is a reading program designed to encourage students in grades 3-12 to read independently for pleasure and then to share their enthusiasm for the books with their peers. The program's free-choice reading motivates students to try new and unfamiliar authors and genres, whether they are fiction, nonfiction, or graphic novels. This is the third year for SISD students to participate in this program that is being sponsored by the SISD libraries. "Read It Forward" provides an extension to the library, with greater access to popular books. 

"Read It Forward" paperback books are displayed on each campus. The students are able to select books they want to read, and then they pass them on to someone else to read or drop them off at the displays. 
Each book contains the following directions: 
Read the book. 
Autograph the inside cover. 
Pass it on to a friend to read next or drop it in a "Read It Forward" box. 
Tell a friend about the book. 
On May 1st, the books will be collected and signatures tabulated to determine the popularity of the books. 

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