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Understanding the Truth About School Lunch Regulations

Over the past few weeks, misinformation has been circulated regarding our school lunch policy and our community deserves the facts. Firstly, no student has received a partial lunch during the 2019-20 school year. No member of the 9-R team has employed shaming tactics toward students. And, the District maintains compliance with National School Lunch and National School Breakfast program federal guidelines. In 2015, the district faced a critical issue as it ended the school year with over $18,000 in meal charge debt. Because school district Food & Nutrition Services departments are an independent enterprise, they are intended to be self-supporting. When a deficit occurs, the District needs to use general funds to offset losses, funds that should be designated for classrooms. It has been 9-R’s focus to minimize impacts on educational funding to maximize programs and educational resources for our students.
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Point to Point Graphics Now Offering Sunnyside Logo Apparel!

Click on "Read More" to go directly to Point to Point Graphics Inc website. Locally owned and operated in Durango since 2002.Please check out all of their apparel offerings and don't hesitate to contact them with questions at 970-259-9225. Sunnyside Elementary families, a portion of your order will be donated back to the Sunnyside Parent and Teacher Association! Show your Bulldog pride and support your school at the same time. Discounts also available for families with more than one student at the school.
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Math Night

Where: Sunnyside
Time: 1:30 PM – 5:30 PM
Mar 2
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Mission

Sunnyside offers a developmentally appropriate curriculum, based on the Colorado Academic Standards, to all students in preschool through fifth grade.  Sunnyside strives to make a rewarding impact in each child's life by ensuring they all reach their highest potential.  Here at Sunnyside, we believe that the improved academic achievement of each student is a shared responsibility among all the adults in the child's life and the child.  By working together, we provide our students with a strong foundation for success.

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