This site is for PEP and SAGE students and families at Sunset and Cougar Ridge Elementary Schools

Sunset – Monday and Tuesday

Kindergarten PEP

Monday, 10:00-10:30

1st PEP

Monday, 12:30-1:30

2nd PEP

Tuesday, 9:30-10:30

3rd SAGE Math

Mon/Tues, 1:30-2:30

4/5th SAGE Reading

Tuesday, 2:30-3:30

4/5th SAGE Math

Mon/Tues, 10:45-12:05

Cougar Ridge – Wed, Thurs, Fri

Kindergarten PEP

Wednesday, 11:30-12:00

1st PEP

Thursday, 10:45-11:45

2nd PEP

Thur/Fri, 3-3:30

3rd SAGE Math


4th SAGE Math

Thursday and Friday, 9:30-10:30

3/4/5th SAGE Reading

Thursday, 1:30-2:30

5th SAGE Math

Thursday and Friday, 12:30-1:30


 In SAGE and PEP students will be expected to:

  • Follow school rules
  • Have a mindset that is ready to learn, work hard, and grow; and let others do the same!

 Students will also be setting goals and working to grow towards the following objectives:

  • Social/Emotional: Collaborating, confident learner, quality producer, responsibility
  • Academic/Intellectual: Creativity, problem solving, thinking skills, persistence
Contact Information

Sunset: C22

Cougar Ridge: SAGE Room

Email Address:

Class Phones:

Sunset: 425.837.5653

Cougar Ridge: 425.837.7298

Qualifying for the Highly Capable Program Info:
Units of Study

First Grade PEP:
Liquid Explorations
Discovery Density

Second Grade PEP:
Mystery Unit
Secret Formulas

Third Grade SAGE:

Fourth Grade SAGE:
Paper Towel Testing

Fifth Grade SAGE:

Service Interruption for Testing

Please note that many SAGE/PEP sessions will be cancelled between March 10-13, and some will be cancelled between March 16-19th as I will be proctoring the kindergarten Highly Capable testing during this time. All programs will resume as soon as the testing is completed.

Mrs. Lombardo's Blog
  • New Learning in the New Year

    Mid-Winter Break is here! The New Year has brought great new learning and a deeper dive into our units of study.  Please note there will be program interrupts during the 2nd grade Iowa testing window (March 10-19th) as I assist in proctoring the...
    • 14 Feb 2020
  • SAGE/PEP & Winter Vacation

    What a successful Fall trimester! Thank you all for the support you offer your children, their teachers, and their school community. Your children inspire me and I am thankful to be part of their learning. While I am excited to take a break, I am equ…
    • 20 Dec 2019
  • SAGE/PEP News and Updates

    During the month of November SAGE students worked to reflect and set goals for themselves based on the SAGE program learning goals. In addition to setting the goals, students also recorded steps they can take to reach their goals throughout the year.…
    • 6 Dec 2019
  • October Update

    Students have been working hard throughout October to dive into their work in PEP and SAGE. Below is a closer look at what we have been working on, and where we are headed in November. First grade – After learning more about how our brains lear...
    • 28 Oct 2019