|Address:||245 S Cammann
Coos Bay, OR 97420
|Grades:||4th – 7th|
|School Hours:||7:50am – 2:50pm|
|Office Hours:||7:00am – 3:45pm|
Site Council & Title I
EXCELLENCE IN EDUCATION AWARD NOMINEES SOUGHT
The Bay Area Chamber of Commerce believes that great education and a great economy go hand in hand. Thriving businesses support a healthy education and graduates who are work or college-ready in turn support our local businesses and community. It is our goal to build bridges between business and education throughout the Bay Area. To that end, we are looking for nominations for three Educator Awards which are handed out annually:
Innovation in Teaching is for educators that are on the cutting edge and may form exciting community or business partnerships or utilize technology to improve learning.
Contributor to Education is for educators who contribute to the learning of students by their tireless efforts, time and dedication.
Unsung Hero is for educators recognized for their dedication to making sure students graduate. Regardless of their titles, they are all heroes to the students they help reach the goals of diploma or degree.
From these three honorees a Bay Area Educator of the Year is selected and will be honored at the annual Chamber of Commerce Awards Banquet the last Saturday in January. The two runners up will be recognized at our monthly luncheons following the banquet.
This is a great way to recognize that individual educator that has made a difference in a student’s life. Anyone can make a nomination and nominations can be made any time during the year but the deadline for submission is November 30th. Click here for a nomination form. Contact the Chamber office at 541-266-0868 for more information.
Volunteer Cafe and Training Information
Please join us for brief volunteer trainings and information once a month in the teacher’s lounge at either Blossom Gulch or Madison Elementary Schools. This is a great time to learn about new volunteer opportunities and to meet other parents and volunteers.
If you are involved in another school in our district, you are still welcome to attend. Hope to see you there!
Blossom Gulch – 1st Monday of each month, 8:00 – 9:00 AM in the teacher’s lounge.
Madison Elementary – 2nd Thursday of each month, 8:00 – 9:00 AM in the teacher’s lounge.
If you haven’t signed up to volunteer, go to http://cbd9.net/human-resources/volunteers
Here is the link to the 2014 Volunteer Handbook which has helpful tips and guidelines for volunteering.
Superintendent Advisory Team Members Needed
Superintendent Dawn Granger is looking for parent volunteers to be on the Superintendent’s Advisory Team (SAT). The SAT is a group that meets monthly with Dawn and is comprised of parents representing each school in the Coos Bay district. If you are interested in being on the committee or have questions how you can represent your child’s school, please contact your school’s administrator. For more information about the SAT, go to the Superintendent’s Advisory Team webpage @ www.cbd9.net under the Parents & Community Link or call 541-267-1310. Meetings take place at Milner Crest Education Center, 1255 Hemlock Ave in Coos Bay on the first Monday of each month at 12:00 noon.
Like Us on Facebook
|Coos Bay School District is pleased to announce that a Facebook account has been created for the district to share school events and activities with parents, students and community members.“Like us on Facebook” at www.facebook.com/CoosBaySchoolDistrict|
Welcome to Sunset School
|Sunset School is one of two campuses for grades 4-7 in the Coos Bay School District. We are committed to creating a safe and respectful learning environment for each of our Sunset Dolphins.
Our 4th – 6th grade students are in self-contained classrooms, much like a traditional elementary school. 7th graders change classes for math, science, language arts, social studies, music, and physical education with content-area specialists.
We are proud to have a school that has the community feeling of an elementary and the flexibility of a middle school. Please check our Staff Directory to link to your student’s teachers and stay tuned to our website for current information about our school.
Important Dates & Events
|27 & 28||NO SCHOOL – Thanksgiving Holiday|
|8-12||5th Grade Swimming|
|16||5th Grade Winter Concert, 6:00 p.m.|
|20||4th – 6th Grade Parties 2:00 – 2:50 p.m.|
|22 – January 4||NO SCHOOL – Winter Break|
|19||NO SCHOOL – Martin Luther King, Jr. Day|
Helpful Hints: “My Words Can Make Me Look Smart”
|Hey Kids (Grown-ups, too!),
Have you ever struggled to remember a pesky grammar rule? Have you ever found that you sometimes make silly mistakes when you’re writing? Our staff have created a list of hints to help with common mistakes we all make from time to time.
Please click below for details.
School Closures or Delayed Starts
Coos Bay Public Schools will utilize the Synrevoice automated phone system to notify families of school closures, delayed starts and other emergencies.
In the event of a closure or delayed start, the automated system will be activated, usually by 6:00 am, and all families will be called and given the message. Included in the message will be a phone number that you can call to get a recorded update. Please be sure your contact information is correct at the schools.
The information will also be sent out to via Flash Alert to the media and posted on the district‘s website at www.cbd9.net. If you would like to receive Flash Alert notification, go to www.flashalert.net/news.html?id=1374. At that site, you can sign up to receive both text messages and e-mails for emergency alerts and news releases.
An Invitation from the Coos Bay School Board
On behalf of Coos Bay Schools Board of Directors and the Facilities Outreach Committee, you are invited to attend the December 1st Special Board meeting at 5:30 PM held at the Coos Bay Library in the meeting room. During this meeting, the Board will be deciding between two grade configuration options to which the district may be transitioning.
Option A is Pre-Kindergarten through 6th grade and 7th through 12th grade
Option B is Pre-Kindergarten through 8th grade and 9th through 12th grade
These options are the result of input collected by the Facilities Outreach Committee through surveys and community meetings over the last two years. There will be an opportunity for public input.
We look forward to seeing you on December 1st at 5:30 PM at the Coos Bay Library, 525 Anderson in Coos Bay.
For more information, contact Ariann Lyons at email@example.com .