A Welcome from Dr. Haas Brown
    January 06, 2021

    Dear Sunnyside Elementary Families & Visitors,
    I am thrilled to be serving the Sunnyside community as the interim principal this semester. As a School of International Studies, our goal is to teach our children to become globally conscious and internationally minded through a rigorous curriculum aligned with State standards. We want our students to become critical thinkers and have an influential voice throughout the community as citizens of both Sunnyside and the world.  
    Through a multicultural curriculum with an international lens, students will:
    • Gain knowledge of other world regions, cultures, and economies;
    • Develop the ability to work in cross-cultural environments;
    • Grow an equitable lens that values and respects other cultures;
    • Communicate and correspond with students from around the world through our partnerships;
    • Advance their interpersonal skills through global STEM projects and problem solving;
    • Expand their language acquisition skills.  
    Sunnyside teachers have worked very hard to develop enriched environments and a curriculum that supports these goals. If you are new to Sunnyside, please know that we have passionate educators who are dedicated to serving you and our school community. We truly believe that it "takes a village to raise a child;" therefore, we honor your input and value your support. 

    Please do not hesitate to reach out with any questions that you may have.

    Dr. Emily Haas Brown, Interim Principal

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