Sunset families, just a reminder that students riding school buses to and from school and for field trips need to wear masks. Masks still need to be worn on school busses due to the Federal mandate for masks to be worn on public transportation. School busses are considered public transportation. Please place a mask in your student's backpack for when they ride the bus. Thank you for your cooperation!
Administrators will start looking at school placements for incoming kindergarteners for the 2021-2022 school year after May 7th. If you or someone you know has an incoming kindergartener, please make sure they are registered by May 7th to ensure they are considered for placements at schools. The direct link to the Kindergarten Registration Page is: https://www.park6.org/o/park-6/page/kindergarten-registration-2021-2022--3
"PCSD6 Mask Variance Update: The mask exemption request from the Park County Health Officer was received on Saturday making the wearing of masks in schools optional. At Sunset, we ask that all students, staff, and parents/ guardians be respectful of the choices others make regarding face coverings. Those who want to continue wearing masks are free to do so. Those that do not want to wear masks are free to take them off. Please be respectful of everyone's personal choice. Thank you all for your assistance with this."
Sunset families: PLEASE help us retain our Title I funding by answering this short 7-question multiple choice survey. It is vitally important to our school and your assistance is greatly appreciated! Please click on the link below to access the survey. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1SPcjzb4Sj2gJhPS5xajSa7Q82zNDvBUQ7kAv5ywKlfs/edit?ts=606b572c&gxids=7628
Greetings Sunset Families ~ Although Governor Gordon has lifted the mask mandate for some specific business settings in Wyoming, it is still required that all students and school personnel wear face masks that cover their mouths and noses when it is not possible to remain at least six feet apart from others. The CDC guidelines for isolation and quarantine remain unchanged, so without the use of masks in the school setting, one positive case could result in extensive repercussions for staff and students. We have a high number of students who continue to arrive at school without masks. Please help us in keeping all of our students and staff safe by sending your students to school with clean masks daily. Thank you for your continued help and support through these trying times. We couldn’t have done it without all of your efforts! Nurse Smith
Sunset parents, if you have a new kindergartener to register for the 2021-2022 school year, Kindergarten Registration is available on the District Website starting April 1st. The direct link to the Kindergarten Registration Page is: https://www.park6.org/o/park-6/page/kindergarten-registration-2021-2022--3
Good Afternoon Park #6 Families! The district is experiencing a network issue with our internet. Due to this, our telephone systems are temporarily down. We are working on this issue.
Sunset families, if you signed up to participate in the Title One Virtual Family Math Night it is coming up Thursday, March 4th, from 6:30-7:30. Packets with the supplies you will need plus the information on how to log in to our event will be sent home with the students who signed up on Monday, March 1st. Please check your students' backpack for this necessary packet. We look forward to a fun evening!
Park #6 Schools:: Attention all - We plan on starting school at normal time on Feb 8th. Buses will do their best to hold to their normal pickup times. Parents of bus riders please leave yourself enough time to get to your bus stop on time and allow the bus 5 minutes before calling in to check on the status of the bus. Our bus routes have been communicated to WYDOT and they will prioritize them, as they have always done.
The Center of the West misses all of our local families at the museum, so here’s the next best thing! Families compete against each other in a trivia night family feud. The questions are focused on the museum collection and the Yellowstone area. Our very own Sunset Elementary School Principal, Jay McCarten, is the guest co-host. So register online ahead of time and get ready to show us what you know about the Center of the West. And win prizes! Register (just $5 per family) at tickets.centerofthewest.org. You'll receive info on how to join us through Zoom and play the game through Quizizz!
Sunset 5th grade families, we had technical difficulties filming the 5th grade part for the Pirates music program this morning. We will be re-filming the 5th grade part tomorrow, Friday morning, January 22. Please make sure your 5th grader wears their pirate costume to school Friday morning. We apologize for the inconvenience. Thank you for your assistance!
Music greetings 4th and 5th grade families and students! Pirates dress up day is Thursday, January 21st. Please have your student wear their pirate costume to school. We are filming the musical program, Pirates!, during the day. More information will come once we get it posted online for you to watch.
If you enjoy being read to, Sunset School can help you out! Our 4th grade Reader's Theater is in need of an audience! And because it's 2020 it is a virtual audience. Read on! Who: Parents, grandparents, friends in quarantine What: Join a Zoom presentation of classic Christmas stories re-written as reader's theater plays When: December 21, 1:00-1:30 p.m. Where: Zoom link will be provided to those requesting access from their student's teacher Send an email to: Mrs. Tilman - firstname.lastname@example.org Mrs. Lee - email@example.com Mrs. Galagan - firstname.lastname@example.org
Sunset families, our Student Council is offering one more chance to order a Sunset t-shirt. If you would like to order a shirt or shirts please complete the order form that came home with your student. Shirts are $12 each. The deadline for orders is Monday, November 30. Please note: NO late orders will be processed. Additional order forms can be accessed here: https://5il.co/n6n8
Sunset parents, if you need assistance for school-related technological issues, please use the Tech Support line. This number is the same for students, staff, and parents who are in need of tech assistance both on campus and remotely. 307-527-6374 Hours: Monday - Friday 7:30 AM to 4:00 PM Please leave a voicemail after hours and we will return your call on the next business day.
It's been many months in the making, but we have a winning design in our Sunset Student Council t-shirt design contest and we are ready to order t-shirts! Order forms are being sent home with your students, but they can also be accessed from the website and Facebook page. T-shirt orders are due by Friday, October 23rd. https://5il.co/m47g
Sunset Student Council has chosen to honor our veterans this year by fundraising for the Bighorn Basin Honor Quilts project. The October fundraiser, Coins for Quilts, will raise money for quilting supplies. The Bighorn Basin Honor Quilts is a project from Families on the Frontlines in partnership with The Paintbrush Piecers and Trinity Lutheran Quilters. The project began 6 years ago to honor our local military veterans with the gift of a handcrafted quilt. Each quilt takes approximately a month and a half to complete, with all labor donated. The material per quilt, including fabric, thread and batting is valued around $200, but the heartfelt gift itself is priceless. Over the past 6 years, approximately 183 quilts were completed and presented to veterans all over the Bighorn Basin. If you know of a veteran who would benefit from the gift of an Honor Quilt, please contact Debbie Vold with Families on the Frontlines at 272-4294. Sunset Student Council ask that during the remainder of October students bring any extra change to their classrooms starting on Friday, October 16, 2020, and put it in the jar for their class. The class with the most money by Thursday, October 29, 2020, will be given a pizza party from Sunset Student Council. We appreciate all your help and support! We look forward to the competition!
What's for lunch! To find out what is being served for breakfast and lunch please go to the Sunset website, sunset.park6.org. Click on the Explore option at the top; the next window offers 6 gold buttons, the next to the last one is Dining, click on that to open the breakfast and lunch menus for the week, you may have to scroll down for the day you want. And please feel free to explore our website to discover what other information it offers!
Thank you amazing Sunset PTO for all you do! https://drive.google.com/file/d/1G7N3UCiUHRI9TFbvxg0YjXlsJ3bhV7GD/view?usp=drive_web
We made it to our 4th week of school! Thank you students, parents, and school staff for getting us here! Parents, just a few reminders: Please send your student with a face mask, with their name on it, and a filled water bottle, with their name on it, to school every day. Our breakfast and lunch menus are constantly changing, to find out the menu each week, please refer to school menus at https://www.park6.org/o/sunset/dining Our gaiters should be arriving soon! Thank you!
Good Afternoon Sunset Parents, We want you all to know that we are serving free breakfasts, every morning from 7:45-8:10. If your child is interested in having breakfast at school, please ask them to tell an adult when they arrive at school. We will get them to the cafeteria. We need our participation numbers to increase in order for us to continue to have free breakfast in the cafeteria each morning. Thanks, everyone. Have a great weekend! Principal Jay McCarten
We are gauging the need for meal kit distribution for children not attending school in person. Those who are attending school in Cody in person are not eligible for these meal pick-ups as free meals are available daily at their school building. For all others please fill out this brief survey: https://forms.gle/2EViCs5Vj4JFkcGV7 Thank you!
The Cody Rotary Club's program called Happy Feet helps address a growing concern that children in our community lack adequate footwear. This program provides tennis shoes and snow boots to children whose families struggle to keep growing children in adequate footwear. Please read about it in the attached image.
From Superintendent Monteith ~ First Positive COVID-19 Case As expected, we had our first positive case of COVID-19. Our partners at Public Health contacted the school immediately and followed up with contact tracing. Within a few hours it was determined that no other students or staff would be required to quarantine. Our implementation of mask wearing and social distancing is working! Thank you to our partners in Public Health! Thank you to students, staff and parents for your support in adhering to our plan! Because of your efforts our schools will stay open!!
Free meals for all students Yes, you absolutely read that correctly. The school nutrition department, in efforts to make sure food is available to all children, has opted to feed all children for free until Winter Break or until funds run out. In order to make this sustainable we need everyone to fill out a free and reduced form, please. https://family.titank12.com/application/new?identifier=HHCG2A Funding for schools depends on our free and reduced percentage, this happens to be the time of year when we collect and submit this information to the state. This move will have an impact on a la carte sales, they will have to cease. This means we will no longer be able to sell individual milk, extra entrees, and adult meals. I hope you can all view this as a small convenience to give up for the greater good for this short term period. Make sure your student signs up each day during morning attendance to take advantage of these meals. Be sure to watch for updates about curbside pick-ups! -School Nutrition Team
Sunset parents, there are a few changes this school year to the way some things are done due to Covid 19 precautions. The earliest students can be dropped off at school is 7:45 a.m. In past years our school provided clothing, hats, gloves, and coats to students through various donations. We are no longer able to lend coats, hats, and gloves. If financial reasons prevent you from getting school clothing for your child please let our guidance counselor, Mrs. Baumstarck, know and she can help. These items will be given to the child to keep and not to share with others. Please put your student’s names on their belongings, lunch boxes, coats, jackets, hats gloves, etc. if they are misplaced we can return it to them to the owner. We are unable to keep items in Lost and Found for more than one week. If your student has misplaced something at school, please have them check the Lost and Found in a timely manner. Unclaimed items are taken to the Bargain Box.
Sunset parents, our school district has a new online meal payment portal! Below are special links for parents. If your student had money on their account with our former system, My School Bucks, those funds were transferred over to their new account. If you have any questions, please call us at 587-4279. Meal Application for free and reduced: https://family.titank12.com/application/new?identifier=HHCG2A Family Portal direct link: https://family.titank12.com/HHCG2A This link will get you set up to make payments online for each student.
Sunset families, please read our Reopening Plan. The plan was developed in conjunction with the PCSD 6 Smart Start Plan following guidance from Park County Public Health. https://drive.google.com/file/d/1x2QM0oWwa539OXE_rlPL6XHfhGcr8AQc/view?usp=sharing
It's nearly the beginning of the school year and a lot of information is being sent out to our families. Mr. McCarten and Mrs. Lewis sent Sunset's welcome letter earlier this week. Check below for a sneak peak of the letter and stay tuned for more information! https://drive.google.com/file/d/1UkhPsZM2Pv2IbKLWP4cPS1T7LZtjsgdP/view?usp=sharing
Calling all Sunset School volunteers! If you plan to volunteer this school year please fill out a volunteer application, and turn it into the Sunset front office for approval. All volunteers need to re-apply in years that end in a "0" or "5". Please go to our district page to print off the application. Steps are below with link to the district page. 1. https://www.park6.org/ 2. Go to the EXPLORE heading. 3. Click on Parents and Students tab below. 4. Go to Volunteer Information and read about volunteers. 5. Click on the Volunteer Application and print. This must be filled out and approved by Mr. McCarten before volunteering. All visitors and volunteers need to go through the same screening that staff and students do which will include a temperature screening. Face coverings are required. Thank you for your patience.
New to Cody and need to get your children registered for school? We have a fully online registration. For more information follow this link: https://www.park6.org/o/park-6/page/registration--298
Sunset families, the Park County School District 6 Board of Trustees approved an update in the start date to the 2020-2021 school year. School begins Monday, August 31. We look forward to seeing everyone!
The bonds that are created while reading with your child are sometimes greater than the READING ADVENTURE itself! 💗 Sunset students and families: keep these inspiring pictures coming in. You can email your teacher or email@example.com.
Want to learn more about paper dolls and crafting? Go to https://gokids.park6.org/gokidsites. There are several great articles on anything you want to learn! Great job crafting and reading kiddo!