NEWS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
THE FOLLIES 2024
CALL FOR ENTRIES!
Seeking parent volunteers for our hilarious variety show!
- Do you play an instrument?
- Are you in a band?
- Can you juggle, ride a unicycle, do an outrageous party trick?
- Do your dad jokes “slay”?
- Are you the boss in a karaoke studio?
- Ever want to act in a skit?
Then we need YOU! The only skills required are bravery and a sense of humor. This is NOT a professional production! Please recruit your friends and use this link to sign up.
Do you have some sick moves? Do you tear up the dance floor at Parti Gras each year? Then sign up for the fan favorite, Dancing Dads, choreographed by Alison Smith. Rehearsals will be held 1x/week, beginning in January.
SPMS PTA NOMINATIONS
2024-25 PTA Executive Board
Are You Interested in Being a Nominee for Next Year’s SPMS PTA Executive Board? The SPMS PTA nominating committee is currently compiling a slate of candidates for next year’s executive board. If you have interest in being a nominee for any of the positions listed below please email firstname.lastname@example.org for more details and information:
- Vice President
- VP, Ways and Means
- VP, Programs
- VP, Membership
- Recording Secretary
- Financial Secretary
- Financial Reviewer
- Corresponding Secretary
- Wish Night Chair
FAMILY MATTERS WORKSHOP (ZOOM)
1/18 (THU) 6:30 – 7:30PM – SESSION 1
*THIS THURSDAY* Session 1: “Learning About Communication Styles” facilitated by Nancy Ho, LMFT, and Brian Yau, AMFT. Register for the zoom workshop here.
This is a 5 workshop series hosted by SPUSD PTAs & Chinatown Service Center’s Behavioral Health Department. The purpose is to provide a space for parents/guardians and their children to learn more about building communication skills and to strengthen their relationships with their children. See all of the upcoming sessions/topics here.
1/26 (FRI) 8:00AM @ SPMS QUAD
All parents are invited to join us after morning drop off, but we are extending a special invite to 8th grade families since we will have parents from the high school there to answer their questions. During that week of the coffee, 8th graders will have their high school programming where they learn about classes and programming and picking their schedules for next year.
HIGH SCHOOL SUMMER OPPORTUNITIES
1/29 (MON) 7:15PM ZOOM
Current 8th grade families – learn about SPHS Summer Opportunities and more at the SPHS PTSA Forum (after the PTSA General Meeting). Please register for the zoom meeting here.
MS. BARANETS, SPMS LIBRARY
Did you know that students have access to free audiobooks through the SPMS Library Catalog? Students can go to their English teacher’s google classroom or community classroom for all the links.
Would you like to follow what’s going on in the SPMS library?Follow the library on Instagram @spmstigers
Intramurals 6th – 8th Grade: Dodgeball (until 2/7)
More Info at spmsathleticboosters.org/intramurals. Your student can join any time! All students are welcome.
Competitive Winter Sports: Soccer tryouts took place last week. Please check the Athletic Boosters Website for details.
We are the fundraising & volunteer support organization for the Music Departments at SPMS and the 3 local elementary schools. We aim to help inspire students, assist the music teachers, seek out new student performance opportunities, expand the music program, and provide bonding activities for music students. JOIN US in developing and maintaining an incredible music program for our talented SPMS and 5th grade music students.