NEWS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
PTA GENERAL ASSOCIATION MEETING
9/26 (TUE) 7:00PM
JOIN VIRTUAL MEETING HERE
*THIS TUESDAY* Join us virtually on Tuesday, September 26th for our first PTA General Association Meeting this school year. We will hear an update from SPUSD school board member, Zahir Robb. Other important agenda items include approval of the 2023-2024 PTA budget and Financial Review for January through June 2023.
STAFF APPRECIATION COOKIE BAR
THANK YOU VOLUNTEERS!
A huge thank you to Adrienne Shanley and the Staff Appreciation Committee and Volunteers for treating the SPMS staff to delicious cookies. The Staff enjoyed Blondies w/Chips, Chocolate Chip, Miso Brown Butter Chocolate Chip, Gochujang Caramel Cookies, Sourdough Oatmeal Raisin, Scottish Shortbread, Oatmeal Raisin, Berry Opera Cookies and Organic Peanut Butter Cookies.
7th & 8th GRADE PARENT SOCIAL
10/5 (THU) @ The Hermosillo
Stop by for a few minutes to say hello, or stay awhile and mingle out back with your fellow SPMS 7th & 8th grade parents! RSVP is not required, although appreciated, so that we can let the restaurant know approximately how many people to expect. We hope you can join us! Please RSVP here.
If you have any of the items listed below laying around unused, the PTA will happily take them off your hands. Please drop off your items in the SPMS main office or reach out to email@example.com to arrange pick-up. Contain loose items in a bag or box and label “PTA”. We will pay it forward if we do not keep your item. Thank you!
- Platters, bowls and baskets of all sizes (reusable plastic ok if it’s in good condition)
- Serving utensils, salad hands, etc.
- Metal forks and spoons for individual use
ICE CREAM MONDAYS
MONDAYS After School
As you may know, the Athletic Boosters and the PTA are teaming up to sell ice cream after school to fundraise for school sports & 8th grade activities. We need volunteers to make this effort successful! Please click on this SIGN UP link to choose from the current available dates and times. In addition, we are looking for a few people who can volunteer on a more regular schedule to establish an Ice Cream Committee to help train new volunteers throughout the year. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to get the full scoop!
MS. BARANETS, SPMS LIBRARY
The library has some well loved dictionaries that it no longer needs. Would you like to have an old-fashioned analog dictionary in your house? There are (6) Webster’s New World Dictionaries, (1) Longman Dictionary of American English and (1) Webster’s Intermediate Dictionary. Let Ms. Baranets know if you’d like to have a copy. You can email her at email@example.com. First come first served!
Would you like to follow what’s going on in the SPMS library? Follow the library on Instagram @spmstigers
10/13 ENTRIES DUE
2023-24 Theme: I am Hopeful Because…
All SPMS students can enter! Each year the National PTA Reflections Program provides students an opportunity to express their artistic side through visual and performing arts, film production and music. Learn more here.
SPMS ATHLETIC BOOSTERS
Did you know that the SPMS Athletic Boosters Club is the PRIMARY source of funding for the SPMS intramural and competitive athletics programs? Please join the Athletic Boosters today and support school sports at spmsathleticboosters.org/join.
Competitive Sports: See website for dates/times.
- Grades 7-8: Coed Flag Football and Girls Volleyball
- Grades 6-8: Coed Cross Country
Intramurals: See website for dates/times.
- Grades 6-8: Ultimate Frisbee
SPMS MUSIC BOOSTERS
Music Boosters supports our music programs for Band, Choir, Orchestra and 5th Grade Band. Your donation is essential for new instruments, instrument repairs, sheet music, concert attire, teaching specialists and much more. Donate here.
Thank you to all the parents who filled out their Fall Forms! You can still fill out the Fall Forms to support the programs for the students and teachers fo SPMS!