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ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

PSAT

Sunset is pleased to offer the PSAT/NMSQT again this year.  Here are the details for the upcoming test:

 
  • Test date is Saturday, October 15th

  • Location: Stoller Middle School

  • Test begins at 8:00 am (doors open at 7:30 am)

  • 10th and 11th grade students can register for the test

  • Cost is $40

 

Registration will be from September 12th – October 7th at the business office, or you can pay the PSAT fee online through ParentVue using the following steps.

  1. Log in to the system or follow instructions to set up an account

  2. Choose the student 

  3. Click on School Items

  4. Click on Exam Payments

  5. Click on PSAT Exams

  6. Follow instructions for payment

All students can access the PSAT 2022 Student Guide online here. If the student would prefer a paper copy of the student guide, those can be picked up in the main office with verification of payment at the business office.  

 

An important note about testing day:

The test itself takes 2 hours and 45 min.  With breaks and transitions factored in, most students are done by 1pm.  Students do not have access to their phones during testing time.  Students will exit the building when their test has been completed and collected.

 

Student Accomplishments

Science Fair Winners:

Eric Kim, Vedanth Iyer, Pratik Vangal, Shreya Suresh, Rohan Wagh, NIvidh Singh                              

HOSA conference:  

Over 30 students placed top three in the State and will move on to the International Conference.

Speech and Debate: 

Congratulations to Vinita Karumuru for placing 2nd in Informative Speaking, and Alan Zhou for placing 2nd in Public Forum

 Upcoming Dates

3/11    Spring Band Concert, 7 pm

3/12-14  Matilda: The Musical.  7pm.  General admission, $10 adult, $8 student/senior. Reserved seats, $15 adult, $10 student/senior.  Purchase reserved tickets at: Seat Yourself on-line ticketing. Matinee performance 3/14, 2pm.

3/17    Spring Choir Concert, 7 pm

3/19    DON’T FREAK OUT”.  Light the Fight podcast hosts David Kozlowski & Heidi Swapp bring you the Don’t Freak Out Parenting Night.  Join us to learn strategies to partner with your children, help them combat anxiety and depression, and build high-quality relationships for life.  Free tickets available in the Sunset main office.  Doors open 6pm. Program 7-9pm

3/23-3/27  Spring Break

4/6      Senior Class Meeting & 2020 Grad Class picture taken

4/7.      Grad Gear Delivery

4/10    Grading day—No Students

4/24    Staff Development—No Students 
 

 

Seen on the Walls

Art and Activism Showcase March 11 from 5-7 in A-hall commons.  Presented by SASO

Club of the Month:  Everybody Athletics.  Josh Miller and Maddy Murphy are the presidents of this club that promotes a workout program for developmentally disabled adults. 

JSA/Junior States of America:  debate/discussion/activism.  Meets Tuesdays in room E-5. 2:45-3:30

Book Drive/Book Swap:  March 4-16.  “If you can read em, we’ll take em”.

Are you interested in getting involved-having a say-being a leader?  Join Intro to Leadership, Student Leadership, Student Government.  Informational meeting March 31, 1:30pm in M-1.

2020 Grads: Have you ordered your cap and gown?  If not, call 1.800.567.8367 or talk to you counselor.

 

Spring Sports are up and running.  Practices are under way in preparation for upcoming competitions.  Watch this spot for weekly schedules of games and matches.

Track &Field, Softball, Baseball, Golf, Tennis, Lacrosse

 

                                            

 

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS - 2/19/2020

2/20   Curriculum night, for incoming 2020-2021 students/families. See your email for the agenda.

2/24   Green Book , movie night.  5:30-7:30 in the library.  Free popcorn.  Presented by Sunset Black Student Union.

2/25   ACT @ SHS see email for details

2/28   APOLLOS UNPLUGGED.  7pm. $4.00 (plus extra for snacks). A-hall commons

3/5-7  Matilda: The Musical.  7pm.  General admission, $10 adult, $8 student/senior. Reserved seats, $15 adult, $10 student/senior.  Purchase reserved tickets at: Seat Yourself on-line ticketing. Matinee performance 3/7, 2pm.

3/6      Multi-cultural assembly

3/11   Spring Band Concert

3/12-14  Matilda: The Musical.  7pm. Matinee performance 3/14, 2pm. (see 3/5 for ticket prices)

3/17   Spring Choir Concert

3/19   “DON’T FREAK OUT” Light the Fight podcast hosts “Don’t Freak Out” Parenting Night.  Join us to learn strategies to partner with your children, help them combat anxiety and depression and build high quality relationships for life. Come learn the secret to staying calm and how to best help when those you care about need your support.  Presented by speaker, David Kozlowski, Child and Family Therapist and TED Talk presenter and Heidi Swapp, mom and entrepreneur from the “Light The Fight” podcast.

 This event is free, but you will need a ticket to attend.  Sunset families may pick up tickets in the main office.  Doors open at 6pm and our speaker will begin at 7pm.  Don’t miss this life changing opportunity for your family. Parents are encouraged to join us.

ATHLETIC SCHEDULE

Wednesday, Feb. 19      JV11 boys basketball vs Westview @ Sunset. 7:30pm

Thursday, Feb. 20           no scheduled events

Friday, Feb. 21                FR/JV/Var boys basketball @ Southridge. 5:30/5:30/7pm

                                        JV11 boys basketball @ Southridge. 4:00

                                        JV11/JV/Var girsl basketball vs Southridge @ Sunset. 4/5:30/7pm

                                        State swim meet

Saturday, Feb. 22            State swim meet

                                        JV11/JV girls basketball vs Sherwood @ Sunset. 12/1:30   

 

 

 

Cram the Stands

Friday, February 7.  Boys basketball game, 7pm

tee shirt and socks available for $20.

All money raised goes to Pediatric Cancer Research.

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2/8     Bali Hai winter dance, 7:30-10pm at the Oregon Zoo

2/12   We Love Poetry Open Mic.  1:30-2:30 in the library. This non-competitive and fun open mic reading is open to all students and staff members.  We encourage you to come and watch—and read your favorite poem, practice your poem for Poetry Out Loud Competition, or even share your own original poetry. 

2/17   President’s Day, NO SCHOOL

2/18   Staff Development, NO STUDENTS

2/20   Curriculum night, for incoming 2020-2021 students/families - watch you mailbox for details.

2/25   ACT @ SHS

3/6     Multi-cultural assembly

3/19   "Don't Freak Out" Parent Night - Be a better parent by partnering with your teen.  TEDX David Kozlowski and Heidi Swapp will go over best practices and tools to build, maintain, and improve the relationships in your lives.  March 19, 7:00 p.m. in the Sunset Auditorium. Doors open at 6:00 p.m. Free tickets are available in the SHS Main office.  Office hours are 7:00 am - 3:00 p.m.

ATHLETIC SCHEDULE FOR THE WEEK

Wednesday, 2/5

            JV11 boys basketball @ Sherwood.  7pm

Thursday, 2/6

            Swim vs Mountainside, SENIOR NIGHT@ Sunset pool.  4pm

            Novice wrestling district meet @ Beaverton. 7pm

            JV11 boys basketball vs Aloha @ Sunset. 7:30pm

Friday, 2/7

            FR/JV/Var boys basketball vs Aloha @ Sunset. 4/5:30/7pm

            JV11/JV/Var girls basketball @ Aloha. 4/5:30/7pm

Saturday, 2/8

            JV11 boys basketball vs Lakeridge @ Sunset. 1pm

 

 ANNOUNCEMENTS

Cram the Stands tee shirt and socks available for $20.

All money raised goes to Pediatric Cancer Research.

 ANNOUNCEMENTS

1/31:    Cram the Stands, girls basketball game @ Sunset, 7pm

2/7:      Cram the Stands, boys basketball game @ Sunset, 7pm

2/8:      Bali Hai winter dance, 7:30-10pm at the Oregon Zoo

2/17:    President’s Day, NO SCHOOL

2/18:    Staff development day, NO STUDENTS

2/20:    Curriculum night, for incoming 2020-2021 students/families

2/25:    ACT @ SHS

3/6:      Multi-cultural assembly

3/19:    SAVE THE DATE—Be a Better Parent by Partnering with your teen.

TEDX David Kozlowski and Heidi Swapp will go over best practices and tools to build, maintain, and 

improve the relationships in your lives. March 19 @ Sunset.  Details to come.

 ATHLETIC SCHEDULE FOR THE WEEK

Wednesday, January 29

Fr/JV/Var boys basketball vs Southridge @ Sunset. 4/5:30/7pm

JV11/JV/Var girls basketball @ Southridge. 5:30/7pm

Thursday, January 30

Swim vs Jesuit @ THPRD pool. 4pm

JV/Var wrestling @ Aloha. 6/7pm

JV11 boys basketball @ Central Catholic. 6:30pm

Friday, January 31

FR/JV/Var boys basketball @ Mountainside. 5:30/7pm

JV11 boys basketball @ Mountainside. 4pm

JV11/JV/Var girls basketball vs Mountainside @ Sunset. 4/5:30/7pm

Wrestling @ Giester Tourney @ Clackamas. 2pm

Saturday, February 1

Wrestling @ Giester Tourney @ Clackamas. 9am

1/13                PTO meeting, 7pm in the community room

Wellness Week -Monday, cookie decorating at both lunches

Tuesday, stress ball making during AT in the team room

 Thursday, progressive relaxation during AT in the team room

 Friday, journal making during both lunches in the community room

1/14                Teen Topics: The Teenage Brain and Decision Making.  Join us for coffee and this unique opportunity as the Sunset Counseling Staff hosts Dr. Lindsay Lillstrom, a licensed psychologist who specializes in therapeutic and assessment services for children and their families.  7:30-8:30AM in the community room.

1/16                Walking tour for new and prospective students and families.  Administrator led tour of the school. 4:00pm.  No reservation needed, just show up.

Finals week January 21-24: finish work, get academic help, study for finals.

Every AT: peer tutors ready to help all students.  In the fishbowl

Homework club:  Tuesday and Thursday 2:45-4:00.  Staffed by teachers who can assist with any subject.

Upcoming:     

*1/20            Martin Luther King Jr Day/no school

*1/21-24      1st semester finals

*1/27           Grading day, no students                       

*2/20           Curriculum night

*2/25           ACT at Sunset

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Winter sports are in full swing.  Check metroleague.org for events.

Monday, January 13

JV11 Boys Basketball @ Aloha, 7pm

Tuesday, January 14

FR/JV/Var Boys Basketball @ Aloha, 4/5:30/7pm

JV11/JV/Var Girls Basketball vs Aloha @ Sunset, 4/5:30/7pm

Wednesday, January 15

JV11 Boys Basketball vs Beaverton @ Sunset, 7:30pm

Thursday, January 16

JV/Var Wrestling vs Mountainside @ Sunset, 6/7pm

JV11Boys Basketball @ Sandy, 4pm

Friday, January 17

FR/JV/Var Boys Basketball vs Beaverton @ Sunset, 4/5:30/7pm

JV11/JV/Var Girls Basketball @ Beaverton, 5:30/5:30/7pm

Wrestling @ Laura Gillott Tourney @ Lebanon, 11:00

 

 

You are invited!

Sunset High School Parents and Guardians,

You are invited to attend our January Teen Topic Conversations:

The Teenage Brain and Decision Making.

Join us for coffee and this unique opportunity as the Sunset Counseling Staff hosts Dr. Lindsay Lillstrom, a licensed psychologist who specializes in therapeutic and assessment services for children and their families.

Dr. Lillstrom is the owner of Wavelengths NW, a private practice dedicated to supporting young people as they navigate challenges associated with relationships, neurodevelopmental differences, and emotional distress. She also conducts psychological assessments through Mindsights in Portland, Oregon.

 Dr. Lillstrom’s clinical experiences include working with children and families impacted by anxiety, depression, ADHD, autism spectrum disorder, and trauma. She strives to support families through a process of individual and relational exploration in the hopes of developing a tailored and concrete plan for how to foster positive and lasting change.

Our session will be Tuesday, January 14, 2020, from 7:30 am - 8:30 am

 in the Community Room.

We hope you will take this opportunity to attend and connect with other parents.

SHS Counseling Department 

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS

 The following students signed intent to further their athletic careers at the colleges and sports listed below. Congratulations to each and every one!

Grace Kimball                  Boise State                              Softball

Calder Gallagher             Towson University                   Lacrosse

Ajax Zappitello                University of Maryland             Lacrosse

Tia Lindsay                     University of Arizona              Swimming

Sophia Gardner               Azusa Pacific University         Soccer

Franca Polla                    Portland State University       Golf

Matteo Polla                    Concordia University                Golf

Lucy Huelskamp              Princeton University                Cross Country

Josie Karlovic                  Grand Canyon University       Lacrosse

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*Wednesday, November 20 - Latino Parent Night.  6:30pm

*Thursday, November 21 - 4:00 walking tour:  for new and prospective students and families to take a tour with one of our Sunset admnistrators.  Other tour dates are: 12/5, 12/12, 1/16.  No reservations required.

*Friday and Saturday, November 22/23

Sunset Theater’s Fall performance MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING.

General tickets, $10 adults, $8 students/seniors Reserved tickets, $15 adults, $10 students/seniors,

Curtin at 7:00 p.m.

Purchase online at: Seat Yourself on-line ticketing

Upcoming

*Wednesday , November 27-Friday November 29 - Thanksgiving Holiday

*Monday, December 2 - Professional development day, no school for students

*December 23-January 3 - Winter Break

*January 20, Martin Luther King Jr holiday, school closed

*January 21-24, 1st semester finals

Reminder for Students and Parents:  Sunset high school does not allow students to use food delivery services.  All foods brought by delivery services will be held in the main office until the end of the day.

 *GET HELP WITH HOMEWORK EVERY TUESDAY AND THURSDAY 2:45-4:30 IN THE MEDIA CENTER.  ALSO, NHS OFFERS PEER TUTORING IN THE STUDENT CENTER DURING AT*

ANNOUNCEMENTS - November 14

CONGRATS to the Men and Women Cross Country teams on their outstanding performance this past weekend at the OSAA State Championships.

The Men finished 3rd in STATE…congrats to:

Ben Balazs, Collin Beyer, David Cummings, Carson Cummins, Mason Gerwig, Alex King, Ben Nichols

The Women finished 5th in STATE…congrats to:

Lucy Huelskamp, Kate Dobson, Eva McIlraith, Smhita Tovinkere, Jasmoine Wang, Paige Wiley

Sunset junior - Eireann Coelho will perform in the Portland Ballet’s annual holiday production with Tom Gold’s Petrushka and John Clifford’s Firebird. Performances: Nov. 29-Dec. 1, at PSU Lincoln Hall.  Tickets at the portlandballet.org or 503-452-8448.

TEDX Youth Portland will feature to Sunset Students Saturday, November 16,  9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Tickets can be purchased at: http://tedxyouthportland.com/

Vedanth Iyer

´╗┐Vedanth is a junior at Sunset High School where he is the President of the Science Fair Club and the Founder of the Breakthrough Junior Challenge Club. He is passionate about science research. Vedanth wanted to find a cost effective solution for improving rechargeable lithium ion batteries and has discovered high energy and efficient battery materials using Computational Quantum Mechanics. He has been recognized nationally for his research and is currently working with Caltech and OSU. He will be speaking about turning rejection into success through his experience as a young scientist and how science has revolutionized the society we live in today. 

 

Aarna Dixit

Aarna is a junior at Sunset High School where she is involved with student leadership and many clubs-four of which she holds a leadership position in. Out of these clubs, the one she is most passionate about is Students Against Sexual Oppression, a small part of the non-profit organization she founded sophomore year. Besides activism, public speaking is a passion of hers. Outside of school, she is on the Planned Parenthood Teen Council and a crisis volunteer for the OR Youthline. She will be speaking about her advocacy around sexual violence as an ally, and the issue itself.
 

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 Thursday, November 14,

4:00 walking tour:  for new and prospective students and families to take a tour with one of our Sunset admnistrators.  Other tour dates are: 11/21, 12/5, 12/12, 1/16.  No reservations required.

Sunset Theater’s Fall performance

MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING

General tickets, $10 adults, $8 students/seniors

Reserved tickets, $15 adults, $10 students/seniors

Purchase online at: Seat Yourself on-line ticketing

November 15, 16, 22, 23 at 7:00 p.m.

Friday, November 15,

Dorian picture retake day 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. A- Hall Commons, bring your pictures to exchange

 

 

Upcoming Events

Monday, November18 - SHS Choir Concert with 8th grade, 7:00 pm

Wednesday, November 20 - Latino Parent Night, 6:30pm in the Community Room

Wednesday November 27 - Friday November 29 - Thanksgiving Holiday

Monday December 2 - Professional development day, no school for students        

                                                                  

Reminder for Students and Parents:  Sunset High School does not allow students to use food delivery services.  All foods brought by delivery services will be held in the main office until the end of the day.

 *GET HELP WITH HOMEWORK EVERY TUESDAY AND THURSDAY 2:45-4:30 IN THE MEDIA CENTER.  ALSO, NHS OFFERS PEER TUTORING IN THE STUDENT CENTER DURING AT*

 

 

 

Announcements

Congratulations to the Sunset Marching Band and Color Guard.  1st place-AA Prelims, 7th place overall in finals at the Festival of Bands at Autzen Stadium in Eugene on Saturday, November 2.

 Thursday, November 7, 4:00 p.m. walking tour:  for new and prospective students and families to take a tour with one of our Sunset admnistrators.  Other tour dates are: 11/14, 11/21, 12/5, 12/12, 1/16.  No reservations required.

Monday, November 11: Veteran’s Day—Holiday, SCHOOL IS CLOSED

Sunset Theater’s Fall performance

MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING

November 15, 16, 22, 23

General tickets, $10 adults, $8 students/seniors

Reserved tickets, $15 adults, $10 students/seniors

Purchase online at: Seat Yourself on-line ticketing or at the door.  The play begins at 7:00 p.m.

SUNSET STUDENT PERFORMS: Portland Youth Philharmonic Gershwin Piano Concerto

Saturday November 9, 7:30pm Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall

Joshua Ji, winner of the 2019 Portland Piano International/SOLO Piano Concerto Competition

Tickets start at $10.  www.portlandyouthphil.org/concerts       

                                                                    

Reminder for Students and Parents:  Sunset high school does not allow students to use food delivery services.  All foods brought by delivery services will be held in the main office until the end of the day.

 

*GET HELP WITH HOMEWORK EVERY TUESDAY AND THURSDAY 2:45-4:30 IN THE MEDIA CENTER.  ALSO, NHS OFFERS PEER TUTORING IN THE STUDENT CENTER.*

 

Below is our Sports Calendar for the week. 

Reminder:  Playoff sporting events charge admission for all. Adults $8, Students $5.

 Wednesday, November 6, 2019

*Boys Soccer Round #2 State Playoffs.  Cleveland at Sunset 7:00pm

 Friday, November 8, 2019

*Volleyball State Tournament at Liberty High School.  First match 10am vs Central Catholic.  If win, play 6:30pm Friday.  If lose, play 8am Saturday.

*Football Round #1 State Playoffs.  West Salem at Sunset 7:00pm

 Saturday, November 9, 2019

*Cross Country State Meet @ Lane CC 2:55/3:30

*Volleyball State Tournament at Liberty High School.  3rd match possibility, noon or 8:30pm (State Title Game)