Tiger Tidbits Newsletter – 01.28.24

NEWS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

STAFF APPRECIATION LUNCHEON 

Thank you to Adrienne Shanley & Kristen Kuhlman for planning the End of Q2 Lunch for staff.  The staff were treated to sandwiches, soup and dessert. And thank you to our amazing parent volunteers that generously brought in donations!


 

HIGH SCHOOL INFORMATION
For Current 8th Grade Families

    • *THIS MONDAY* 1/29 – Current 8th grade families – learn about SPHS Summer Opportunities, summer school and more at the SPHS PTSA Forum (after the PTSA General Meeting). Please register for the zoom meeting here.
    • Check out the Parent Tiger Guide – a comprehensive resource of frequently asked questions about the high school.
    • 2/8 – 2/9: For students only – SPHS Counselors meet with 8th graders to review their course selections for 9th grade.
    • Thank you for joining us for last Friday’s PTA Coffee and we hope 8th grade parents had their questions answered.

SPHS GET CONNECTED INSTAGRAM & ONLINE ACCOUNTS

Got an 8th Grader attending SPHS next year? Want to check out a game or an event at the High School? Get connected to SPHS groups.


 

8TH GRADE WINTER FORMAL
*THIS FRIDAY* 2/2 6:00 – 8:00PM @ SPMS GYM

$20 Tickets are on sale now until this Thursday, 2/1. Tickets are purchased in the quad during lunch. No tickets will be sold the day of the dance. Please email Jessica Kammer with any dance related questions. 


 

COMMUNITY DAY
2/8 (THU) 3:30PM @SPMS ATHLETIC FIELD

Join us for this fun community event and watch the SPMS girls soccer game, Tigerettes cheer team performance and SPMS band performance.  You can also enter a raffle, purchase spirit wear and ice cream! 


 

PARENT SOCIAL
3/1 (FRI) 5-7:30PM @ COMMUNAL

Let’s mix and mingle at Communal (1009 El Centro Street, South Pasadena).  All are invited to join this casual get together on Friday, March 1, 5-7:30pm.  Hope to see you there!


 

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 info@spmspta.org for more details and information:

President
Vice President
VP, Ways and Means
VP, Programs
VP, Membership
Recording Secretary
Treasurer
Financial Secretary
Financial Reviewer
Historian
Corresponding Secretary
Parliamentarian
Wish Night Chair


 

LIBRARY CORNER
MS. BARANETS, SPMS LIBRARY
https://spmspta.org/library-corner/

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


 

SPORTS
SPMS ATHLETIC BOOSTERS (Website)

Intramurals 6th – 8th Grade: Dodgeball until 2/7. Info at spmsathleticboosters.org/intramurals.  Your student can join any time!  All students are welcome.

Competitive Winter Sports: Please check the Athletic Boosters Website for details.


 

MUSIC
SPMS MUSIC BOOSTERS (Website)

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.


 

CAMPUS HIGHLIGHTS

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