Tiger Tidbits Newsletter – 02.25.24

NEWS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

PARENT SOCIAL
*THIS FRIDAY* 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!

 


THE FOLLIES – BUY TICKETS TODAY!
3/9 (SAT) @ SPMS AUDITORIUM
6:00PM PIZZA FUNDRAISER; 7:00PM SHOW

Join us for a variety show for the whole family featuring South Pasadena parents, teachers, and more! Buy your tickets here

 


CLOTHES HANGERS

Do you have any used hangers that are no longer needed? You can donate them to the PTA for use in the school’s Lost and Found. Please drop off bagged or boxed hangers (labeled “PTA”) to the main office. Thank you!

 


POKER NIGHT
3/23 (SAT) @ WAR MEMORIAL BLDG

The 9th Annual South Pasadena Main Event Poker Tournament will take place on March 23, 2024. Buy your tickets here!

 


SPMS PTA ANNOUCEMENTS
3/26 (TUE) General PTA Meeting

March 26th – Voting on Next Year’s Executive Board and Proposed Bylaw Amendments

Our next PTA general association meeting on March 26th is (1) our Annual Election meeting and (2) our Proposed Amended Bylaws meeting.

(1) As for the annual election, we will be electing PTA members to next year’s (2024-25) SPMS PTA Executive Board. Nominations from the floor will be taken. PTA members in good standing for at least 30 days will be eligible to vote. The PTA’s Nominating Committee has nominated the following slate of candidates for those positions that are elected:

President – Kelly Kwan
Vice President – Erik Gammell
1st VP, Ways & Means – Stella Jang
2nd VP, Programs – Phoenix Rodman
3rd VP, Membership – Megan Gardner
Recording Secretary – Cindy Shin
Treasurer – Jenn Koca
Financial Secretary – Teresa Wong
Financial Reviewer – Maddie Chu
Historian – Janice Chow-Ng

(Please note the positions Corresponding Secretary, Parliamentarian and Wish Night Committee Chair are appointed by next year’s PTA President subject to the ratification of next year’s Executive Board.)

(2) As for the proposed amended bylaws, the PTA’s Bylaws Committee will propose a few amendments to our current bylaws and standing rules that generally concern logistical matters. We will be voting upon those proposals.

 


LUNAR NEW YEAR LION DANCE

 

On Wednesday, 2/21, SPMS students were treated to a fun and engaging Lion Dance by the Immortals (a lion dance team based in the city of LA). Thank you to the Immortals for performing! And thank you to the ASB and PTA for organizing the performance for the students.  
 


HIGH SCHOOL INFORMATION
For Current 8th Grade Families

SPHS Summer Opportunities Forum, Watch Recording Here
From 1/29, hosted by SPHS PTSA. Learn about how South Pasadena High School students can stay busy over the summer with on campus activities, enrichment classes in the community or just plain fun!

Parent Programming Night, Watch Recording Here
From 1/23, SPHS counselors discuss bell schedule, academic requirements and pathways (Biomedical, Computer Sciences, Art), sports, etc. for high school.

Check out the Parent Tiger Guide – a comprehensive resource of frequently asked questions about the high school.

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.

 


SPORTS
SPMS ATHLETIC BOOSTERS (Website)

Intramurals 6th – 8th Grade: Basketball 2/12 – 3/13 in the gym. 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)

🎵 Announcing our Spring Concert Series! Mark your calendars for our exciting Spring Concert Series taking place in March at the South Pasadena Middle School auditorium. The Band Concert is set for March 26th, followed by the Orchestra Concert on March 27th. Keep an eye out for more details about upcoming High School and Choir Concerts slated for May. Let’s celebrate the joy of music together! 🎵


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