Tiger Tidbits Newsletter – 10.9.2022


10/10 (MON)

Last Call for Reflections EntriesMonday, October 10th is SPMS Picture Day. Students will take photos during their PE class time. You may order the photos anytime AFTER Picture Day online through www.ultimateexposures.com. The studio will send out an email proof within 10 days of Picture Day. For details, see flyer here.

10/13 (THU) – Entries Due

Last Call for Reflections EntriesLast call for entries!
All students are welcome to participate! Print out entry forms or pick up from the front office. Final art submissions with entry forms are due this Thursday. For more information, click here. Please email questions to Marty Freeman at SPMSReflections@gmail.com.


10/14 (FRI), 5-7PM (6th gr parents RSVP here)
10/21 (FRI), 5-7PM (7th gr parents RSVP here)
10/28 (FRI), 5-7PM (8th gr parents RSVP here)

6th Grade Parents THIS FRIDAY 5:00-7:00pm!
Stop by for a few minutes or stay awhile to say hello to your fellow SPMS parents! You can purchase food & drink from Mamma’s Pizza if you would like. Please use the RSVP link below your grade level invite to let us know if you are able to join us.  We’d love to let the restaurant know how many of us to expect.  We hope you can join us at these casual mix and mingle events for the parents of SPMS.

10/18 (TUE), 7-8:30PM
ZOOM LINK: https://effectiveschoolsolutions.zoom.us/j/99213306700

In partnership with SPUSD’s Train Your Brain, Effective School Solutions presents: School Avoidance.  In this virtual workshop parents and families will learn about the signs and factors relating to school avoidance. Particular attention is paid to principles relating to treatment and responding to school-avoidant young people. Presented by Jennifer Fightlin.

What is TYB? View Virtual Presentation: https://youtu.be/HguDEQw-VGU

If you missed the virtual Parent Ed event featuring SP Train Your Brain (TYB) counselor Natasha Stebbins, you can watch the full recording here.  A big thank you to Sorrel Barnard, VP of Programs, for organizing, and Natasha Stebbins for presenting.

You can access the TYB website here. The TYB program is dedicated to providing social-emotional support services to our middle and high school students.


Athletic Boosters Website

Check out the Athletic Boosters Website for game schedules and information about intramurals.

Current Schedule:
Intramurals (open to all 6th-8th graders):
Basketball is starting 10/10.
Meet at the outside basketball courts @ 3:00pm

Competitive: Flag Football, Volleyball, Cross-Country


Follow SPMS PTA – https://www.instagram.com/spms_pta/
Are you following SPMS on Instagram? See the latest posts and videos (color day, kickball tournament, and more!)




SPMS Student Weekly Announcements Link
Click Tiger Cub above to see all Weekly Announcements


Tickets are on sale during lunch in the quad. Ask your child about the yellow flyer that was sent home.  Ticket prices 10/10-14: $6;  10/17-21: $7

8th Grade Pali Trip

Library bookmark contest! Entry forms are available from Ms. Baranets in the SPMS library.