PTO Purchases

Because of your generous contributions to our Invest In Your Child campaign, the Fun Run, and other fundraising events, the PTO is able to provide Sunset Elementary's students, teachers, and administrators with resources that would otherwise be outside of their budget. Thank you for your continued support.


  • Being a Writer curriculum to enhance ELA throughout all grade levels ($12,000)
  • Motivational speaker/trainer for Faculty and Staff to start off school year ($1,000)
  • New shredder replacement ($600)


  • SMART TVs and mounts (to replace aging SMART Boards) ($48,000)
  • Education enrichment funds for teachers ($16,000)
  • Shade structure and tables for the Kindergarten playground ($10,000)
  • Poster maker ($3,000)
  • Storage shed for PTO items ($2,100)
  • Motorized screen for the cafeteria ($1,400)
  • Digital cameras and cases for K, 1st-2nd, 3rd-4th, 5th grade teachers ($1,000)
  • Repairs to the gym's sound system
  • iPad Mini covers for a 1st grade classroom
  • Replacement screens for Chromebooks
  • QR coding system, iPods, and wireless booster to improve car line efficiency
  • Walkie-talkies and batteries for teachers and administration
  • Door mats for (4) Kindergarten classrooms that open to the playground
  • Teaching tables for the ESL classroom
  • Microwave for the faculty/staff workroom
  • Registration fee for a teacher to attend a professional development conference
  • iPad mini for Music classroom use and to control the gym's sound system
  • Book binding supplies for Read Across America Week activities
  • Emergency supplies for the School Nurse and SRO
  • Rental spotlight for the school play
  • Flower bulbs and landscaping maintenance for the school campus (shared expense with the SMS PTO)
  • Contribution to Jordan Elementary School's PTO to assist with startup expenses


  • Alternative classroom seating ($28,000)
  • Computers on Wheels (COWs) for 2nd, 4th, and 5th grades ($25,000)
  • Education enrichment funds for teachers ($17,000)
  • Chromebooks for 3rd-5th grades (enough for a 1:1 program in 2017-18) ($16,000)
  • Chromebooks for the Library ($2,350)
  • Trade books for 1st grade ($1,000)
  • Wonder Readers for Kindergarten ($1,000.00)
  • Foundations Kit for Literacy Coach ($500.00)
  • PBIS fund ($500)
  • Computer Lab furniture
  • Water fountain and filtration system for the 2nd floor
  • Walkie-talkies replacements for officer, office, and administration and backup batteries
  • Soccer goals
  • Basketball hoops
  • Campus landscaping
  • Teacher/staff appreciation
  • Left-handed scissors for classrooms
  • Art supplies for hallway murals
  • Professional development for faculty


  • Education enrichment funds for teachers ($17,000)
  • Donations for SSES 10 year anniversary celebration ($1,000)
  • PBIS fund ($500)
  • Walkie-Talkies for teachers & staff
  • Computers on Wheels (COWs) for technology in the classrooms ($10,000)
  • 30 mini iPads plus charging stations for 1st grade ($11,200)
  • Backdrop & stage curtain for student performances
  • Technology Teacher Assistant (part-time) ($11,000)
  • Risers for student performances ($1,000)
  • Coolers for class field trips
  • Flower bulbs for landscape beautification
  • Teacher/staff appreciation (over $2,000)
  • Physical Education mats
  • Lost & Found cabinets ($300)
  • Jim Williams parenting seminars
  • New Stallion mascot costume
  • Six Laptop computers for ESL and Special Education ($5,000)
  • Cherry tree planted in honor of former Music teacher Mrs. Sandy Ham
  • 2 Soccer goals ($600)
  • Playground swings
  • Sound System for Gymnasium ($7,500)
  • New rug for every classroom ($10,000)
  • 30 large Chromebooks & cart for Computer lab ($19,000)
  • Umbrellas & Raincoats for car line ($350)
  • PE equipment rack ($400)

What's Up? 

  Join us on Wednesday, January 16th for our next General PTO Meeting!
9am in the Cafeteria.  
A representative from the Monroe Carrell Children’s Hospital will speak about car seat and booster seat safety.

Yearbooks are available for order until January 25th.  Visit 
and entering Sunset Elementary.


Full Calendar

2018-19 SSES PTO Calendar
Printable, Updated 11/15/18