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  • Arrival Procedures

    Arrival will be between 8:00am-8:15am, Monday-Friday.

    Doors Open - 8:00am (All doors) and School Begins - 8:15am (Announcements) Anything after 8:15 is considered Tardy.

    After 8:15am all students must use the Main Entrance for admittance. 

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  • Dismissal Procedures

    Dismissal will start at 3:20pm on M,T,Th,F and 1:50pm on W.

    Walk up or car pickup line. If driving make sure you have your yellow visor tag to make pickup quick. (If you need an new tag please let the office know and we will get you a new one.)

    If you need to pick up your child early, please call before to set up a pickup time. You must come to the office to sign your child out. Thank you.

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  • Boys and Girls Club

    Register here

     Boys and Girls Club runs Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday from 3:20pm to 6pm and Wednesday from 1:50pm-6pm.

    All participants must enroll and be accepted into the program. Contact Boys and Girls Club at 785-813-6874 for more information. You can also visit their website

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  • swag

    Our Fall Swag Sale is now open!

    Click here to shop for awesome Sunset Hill hoodies and tees!

    Sale ends October 7th so order now!

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  • no school


    There is no school on...

    October 14th - teacher's work day

    October 20th - family/teacher conferences

    October 21st - no school day

    October 24th - teacher's work day  

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  • Conf

    Family/Teacher Conferences

    Sign Up Links will be emailed out on Oct 5th. So make sure you are checking for those. If you do not receive the email, please contact Ms. Brenna at

    Conferences are on October 19th (3:30pm-7:00pm) and October 20th (8:00am-7:00pm)

    There will be no school on October 21st & 24th.

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    Walk and Roll to School 

    October 12th

    Parents are welcome to walk with students the entire way to school. Students should meet teachers/sponsors at the closest designated area. Please make certain students meet up on time as groups will leave promptly at 7:30am and we don't want any of our eagles left behind.

    Route 1: Mrs. Devin at Harvard & Kasold 

    Route 2: Mrs. Webb and Miss Gerrond at Crestline & Oxford

    Route 3: Ms. Amanda at Centennial & 9th

    Route 4: Mrs. Duncan at Kasold & 8th

    Route 5: Mrs. Otter at Lawrence Ave & 7th

    Route 6: Mr. Radke at Schwarz & 6th

    All walkers will receive a snack provided by the Merc! Everyone is encouraged to wear their Sunset Hill t-shirt or sweatshirts. You will need to pick students up as usual at dismissal.

    Please email if you have any questions.

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    Coffee with the Principal

    October 7th (8:30-9:30am)

    We will be having Coffee with the Principal in the Library this year. This is a great time to sit down with Mr. Philipp and ask any questions, discuss concerns you may have, or just chat.

    Our School Board President will be joining us this time!

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  • Runners

    Marathon Club

    Meets every Tuesday/Thursday from 7:30-8:00am on the West Middle School Track.

    Students must fill out a permission form to participate.

    Parents/Guardians are welcome to help with this activity. Please check in with Mrs. Dickson.

    Make sure you wear the correct gear - Tennis Shoes!

    Contact Mrs. Dickson with any questions at 

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  • Garden Club

    Garden Club

    Meets every Monday after school from 3:35-4:00pm.

    4th/5th Students must fill out a permission form to participate.

    Students will be working in our outside garden as well as a small window garden in our cafeteria.

    Contact Ms. Vicke at or Ms. Lisa at

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  • Sunset Hill Elementary

    901 Schwarz Road
    Lawrence, KS 66049
    School hours: M,T,Th,F  8:15-3:20; W 8:15-1:50
    Phone: (785) 832-5880
    Fax: 785-596-6574
    Mr. Philipp
    Jeremy Philipp,
    Brenna Lane, Admin. Assistant
    Jo Ann Devin, Attendance Secretary