Greetings Sunshine Family,

This upcoming week will be Week 8 of our Summer Program. The theme will be Cooking! Students will participate in crafts using food, learn new recipes, and practice their culinary skills! Below you will find some reminders and information to help your week go by smoothly!    

Check out our Summer 2021 Gallery for photos throughout the summer!

Thank you for your cooperation and staying updated with the Sunshine Newsletter!


                                                          Important Updates

Sign-Up for Week of August 9th to 13th
Our Summer Program officially ends on Friday, August 6th. Our extended care week from August 9th to 13th still has spots available for families who need care for that week. The rate for this week is $350 for Full Time and $225 for Part Time (AM or PM). Single Day Drop-ins are not available for this week. If you have not signed up yet, please do so with your child's lead teacher. 

2021-2022 After School Attendance Survey
We are starting to make preparations for the upcoming school year! Please take the time to fill out this survey so that we can get a head start on classroom and transportation arrangements for the 2021-2022 school year. If you haven't already, please take the survey here: 2021-2022 After School Program Survey


                                        School Event Information


  • Our school event this week will be an on-campus Carnival! Students will have a chance to participate in fun carnival activities, win prizes, do facepainting, and more!

  • For this school event, parents, please remember to pack a lunch for your child. Please arrive at Sunshine School by 10:00am on this day. Also remember to have your children eat breakfast at home on field trip and school event days. 

  • Field Trip & Event Policy - If a student misbehaves during their field trip or school event, he or she is not allowed to attend the next week's field trip or school event as a consequence. 

                                                     Summer Program FAQ


Which class should my child go to? 
Sunshine Summer Camp assigns the kids into different age groups according to the grade that he or she is entering in Fall 2021. The roster for each class can be found here: Summer Week 8 Roster!
Where do I drop off my children in the morning?

  • Parents may drop their children off directly in the appropriate classroom.
    • Kindergarten classrooms will be at the Turlock Location (1363 Turlock Lane, 95132).
    • Classrooms for 1st Graders & up will be located next door at the Ruskin Campus (1401 Turlock Lane, 95132).
      • Students in Ruskin's Computer Lab, J1, and J2 Classrooms, please park at the small parking lot directly in front of the classrooms for drop offs and pick ups. 3rd & 4th Graders in the A1 Classroom may park in Ruskin's Main Parking Lot. 

Does my child have to sign in and sign out when he/she comes to Sunshine?
In order to avoid any unnecessary contact between families and staff, our teachers will be signing students in and out everyday. Please sign the Sign-in/Sign-out Authorization Form and bring it to Sunshine on your child's first day, or email the completed form to Sunshine families who have already submitted a form, do not need to resubmit another form for Summer. 

What are the hours and tuition for Summer Camp?


What should my child bring to Summer Camp?

  • FACEMASK (and a spare if needed) everyday. All students are required to wear a facemask that covers their mouth and nose while at Sunshine. Exceptions are only for students with a medical condition, mental health condition, or disability that prevents wearing a face covering.
  • Bring SUNBLOCK (labeled with your child's name) everyday. 
  • 2 CUPS AND 2 BOWLS (labeled with your child's name) for snack and lunch time everyday. Sunshine wants to go green! Help us in our efforts to become less wasteful!
  • Bring a BAGGED LUNCH (on field trip days).
  • In addition to these items, Kindergarten students will need to bring ONE CHANGE OF CLOTHES (if needed)

What if my child misses one or two extracurricular classes due to sickness or vacation?
Unfortunately, we cannot offer refunds, transfer of tuition or make up classes for missed classes due to any type of absence. Regular attendance is encouraged for all students enrolled in extracurricular classes.

How do I stay updated with news in the Sunshine Summer Program?
Sunshine School will broadcast frequent newsletters to keep parents updated. Please let your classroom teacher know if you are not able to receive our newsletter. We will also provide announcements and reminders on various white boards that will be posted in front of Sunshine classrooms. Don't forget to take a look at the white board for daily news when you pick up your child!

What is the lunch menu?

Lunch Menu: (fresh cut fruit and milk will be served daily)

  • Monday: Chicken nuggets, carrots, and broccoli
  • Tuesday: Chicken and egg fried rice
  • Wednesday: Spaghetti with sliced hotdogs
  • Thursday: Pizza
  • Friday: Beef stew with rice

*Unfortunately, Sunshine School does not provide a special menu to children with special diets. If your child is not able to eat certain foods or is allergic, it is a safer option for those children to bring their own snack and lunches to school.

Is there an additional fee for the field trips and special program events?
There are absolutely no additional fees required for students who are enrolled in the full-time or AM only package. For every field trip/school event, all students will need to bring a bagged lunch and wear their Sunshine T-shirt (for off-campus field trips).

July Tuition
The deadline to pay for July's tuition was Wednesday, June 30th. Families may make their payment online through their Sunshine Account. Please note that currently, Auto Pay is disabled, so payments must be made manually online or by check or cash at the office. 

Who should I ask if I have questions, comments, or suggestions?
Please call the Sunshine School Office at (408) 839-8366. You can also email us at 

To view more in-depth details about our Summer Program including weekly themes, schedules, COVID-19 safety protocols, and more, please check out our information packet here!

                                     Summer Program Reminders
  •  WORKBOOKS: Students who are attending less than three weeks of the program and did not purchase a workbook from Sunshine, please bring one from home everyday. 
  • TUITION: Families are able to pay their tuition fees online through their Sunshine Account, or drop off a check at our office (1363 Turlock Lane). Please note that currently, Auto Pay is disabled, so payments must be made manually online or by check or cash at the office. 
  • For new and returning families, please take the time to fill out our Health Screening Questionaire before your child's first day at the Summer Program
  • Parents please alert our staff of any ALLERGIES (food or medicine) when you drop off your child on their first day of Sunshine Summer Program.
  • For parents who registered before the Early Bird Special deadlines and have not received their bonus item(s), your children will receive the items at the end of their first day in the Sunshine Summer Program. 
                                         Parent's Homework


                                             Staff Birthdays

Happy birthday to all our July babies. Wish your teachers a wonderful birthday when you see them this month!

  • July 4                  >    Mr. Khoi (Sierra Location)  
  • July 12                >    Ms. Kristina (Ruskin Location)  
  • July 16                >    Ms. Hannah (Ruskin Location)  
  • July 18                >    Ms. Abigail (Sierra Location)
  • July 19                >    Ms. Sijia (Sierra Location)
  • July 23                >    Ms. Natalie (Ruskin Location)  
  • July 26                >    Ms. Anna (Sierra Location)


Sunshine School
Preschool: (408) 272-0368
After School: (408) 839-8366

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