Destination Dining — mark your calendars!

Chipotle on May 23

Make dinner a selfless act by joining us for a fundraiser to support SVES PTA. Visit Chipotle Mexican Grill at South Lakes Village Center in Reston on Tuesday, May 23 from 4:00 – 9:00 PM.


Bring in the Chipotle flyer, show it on your smartphone, or tell the cashier you’re supporting the cause. SVES PTA will receive 50% of the proceeds!

Sunrise Valley’s Got Talent–this Friday!

The SVES Talent Show is Friday, May 12, at 6:00 PM! Come see our students perform in musical acts, magic, comedy, and other amazing talents! Admission is FREE!

Visit the Concession Stand to support this year’s sixth grade party, “Summer Camp”. Sixth graders will be selling pizza and desserts before and during the show. Cash only!

This is a PTA sponsored event and students must have an adult in attendance. Thank you!


Bike/Walk to School Day is Wednesday!

This day is about healthy alternate transportation to school. If the bike is not an option, try to walk, roll, or ride to Sunrise Valley and enjoy the outdoors! Rally your neighborhood!


Win Rock Star Parking!

Join us at the next PTA meeting—Tuesday, May 9 at 7:00 PM—and you’ll be entered to win the coveted PTA Parking Space for one month! Think of all the school events coming up and how convenient rock star parking would be! Come to the meeting and you’re entered to win!

We will also vote on the following changes

  • PTA officers for the 2017-2018 school year
  • The PTA budget for the 2017-2018 school year
  • Proposed changes to the SVES PTA Bylaws, which happens every five years

The Basketball Challenge is Friday!

Join your friends from Sunrise Valley for a night of basketball! Watch the Faculty vs Parents game, followed by the AWESOME sixth grade girls and boys teams. Plus, each grade will have a special moment to shine in their own grade-level activity.

We need volunteers to make this event shine! Grab a friend and sign up to help out!
  • Date: Friday, April 28
  • Time: Doors open at 6:00 PM, games start at 6:30 PM
  • Place: South Lakes High School, 11400 South Lakes Drive, Reston
  • Tickets: $6/person, $20/family (cash or check) at the door
  • Refreshments: Pizza, drinks, snacks, and desserts available for purchase

Students must have a responsible adult in attendance.

Wear your spirit wear or buy some there!


The Talent Show is on!

Return audition forms ASAP!

Talent Show audition forms are due Monday, April 24. Late forms or last minute auditions will be considered if time permits.


Talent show auditions will be on Wednesday, April 26 at 4:05 PM. Acts should be two minutes or less–all ages welcome! A responsible adult must be present during auditions and rehearsals.


Questions? Contact Heather Wiemer at

Show What You Know–Tonight!

Join your friends at Sunrise Valley for a fun night sharing your knowledge and experiences with other students and parents.


Show What You Know Expo is 6:00-8:00 PM in the gym and cafeteria.
Contact Andy Gallagher at for more information.

Only 3 more this year!

Tuesday, April 4 at 7 PM in the library

Come to the next PTA meeting to learn about next year’s budget and board members, vote on the PTA bylaws, find out about movie night and the basketball challenge, and share ideas! Everyone is welcome!


Family Science Night–Tonight!

Join your friends at Sunrise Valley for a fun night of interactive exhibits and hands-on activities to instill a love of learning science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).

Family Science Night is 6:00-8:00 PM in the gym (door #2 entrance).

Registration was required. If you registered, your participation is confirmed.


Registration Closes on March 15

Registration for spring enrichment programs–including Run Club and Yoga–ends Wednesday, March 15!

Register now at!


Register for Spring Programs–Run Club and Yoga!

Early Bird registration for the spring session of Enrichment programs is open!

As a benefit of joining the PTA, members have early access to register their child(ren) for enrichment classes at a reduced price. On March 11, online registration will be available to all SVES families at an additional price of $10 per class. Register online at


Have you done your enrichment time?

We are at the halfway mark of our Winter Enrichment session and we need Greeters and Monitors! If your child is enrolled in an enrichment class, please sign up for 60 minutes of volunteer time. Thank you!


Let’s Raise Some Dough!

SVES Night at Flippin’ Pizza
Wednesday  |  March 1  |  4:00 – 8:00 PM


Dine in with your Sunrise Valley friends and family or take your pizza to go. We’ll earn up to 50% of the sales for SVES! Give our school name or bring in the flyer (in this week’s Friday Folders) to earn school credit.


Take a night off from cooking and benefit your school!

B I N G O !

Bingo Night is this Friday from 7:00-8:30 PM in the SVES gymnasium!

Entrance is $5/person or $20/family (free for PTA Gold members). Raffle tickets are $1. Bring a food donation for our Weekend Food Backpack Program and get one free raffle ticket (per person).

Come hear your favorite teachers, Mr. West, and Mr. Washington as your bingo callers. Win prizes and enter raffle for an iPad mini or the chance to spray Mr. West with Silly String.

Bingo Night proceeds benefit PTA-sponsored programs like field trips, Amazing Earth, GRACE Art, teacher mini-grants, new technology, and much more!

We still need help! Lots of opportunities to make this a great event! Please sign up!


Principal’s Coffee

Join Mr. West in the cafeteria on Wednesday, February 22 at 9:20 AM for informal conversation on any topics, questions, or concerns you may have.


Bring your ideas to the next PTA meeting

Tuesday, February 14 at 7 PM in the library

Come to the next PTA meeting to learn about new initiatives, give your input, and get insight into your school! Everyone is welcome!


B I N G O !

We Need You!

Bingo Night is Friday, February 24 and we need your help to sell tickets, call numbers, solicit prizes, and many other opportunities! If you plan to attend, please sign up to volunteer for at least 30 minutes. Sign up with a friend! Volunteers make events happen at SVES!


Please contact the Volunteer Coordinator, Megan Murphy, at or complete a short volunteer form.

Enrichment Classes Begin This Week

Thank you for registering your child(ren) in the Enrichment Classes Winter Session! We have over 140 students enrolled!

Please be sure to sign up for your 60 minutes of volunteer time.

The following classes are cancelled due to low enrollment:

      • Cryptography
      • Photography

The following classes have been merged:

      • Introduction to Improvisation (Grades 3-6) has been merged into Introduction to Improvisation (K-6) and will meet on Tuesdays
      • Art Enrichment: Unique Techniques (Grades 3-6) has been merged into Art Enrichment: Unique Techniques (K-6) and will meet on Wednesdays

Sign Up for Winter Enrichment Classes

Registration for the Enrichment Program is now open for everyone. Log into Pay4SchoolStuff (or create a new account) and register your child(ren) for some great classes. Enrichment programs fill up quickly so don’t delay!

The success of our Enrichment Program relies on your support–select your volunteer dates now.

Registration closes January 25 and classes begin January 30.


Resolution of 2017: Attend a PTA Meeting!

Tuesday, January 10 at 7 PM in the library

Come to the next PTA meeting to learn about new initiatives, give your input and get insight into your school! Everyone is welcome!