Support the SMS students and teachers by showing that you value your child’s education by joining the PTA.  Memberships start at less than $12 and students are only $5 with a parent membership! As a benefit to members only, you will have access to an online directory as well as PTA member discounts. Student members receive special discounts during our spring and fall socials and have the opportunity to be involved in leadership opportunities. 

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The Gateway Engineering Summer Camp is a hands-on, project-based camp designed to introduce incoming 7th and 8th grade middle school students to the fundamentals of STEM and Project Lead the Way (PLTW) engineering courses within Plano ISD. Certified PLTW instructors provide expert instruction in a fun, exciting environment using leading-edge technologies to sample engineering related activities and projects and get a taste of how fun it can be to be an engineer.

Do you have a graduating senior, alumni of SMS who is headed to college? Schimelpfenig PTA is offering a $500 scholarship! 

Find the application here

DEADLINE to receive applications is APRIL 15, 2023! Email Ioana Radulescu at with any questions. 

The PTA is looking for the most creative design for our 2023-24 Spirit Wear t-shirts! We’re excited to see what our students create! Winner gets a free Spirit Wear T-shirt!

Scan the below QR code to submit your entry. DEADLINE to submit design: March 31, 2023

Questions? Email ioana Radulescu at

Mark your calendars!!!
The Spring Social date has been set for the evening of May 4th! Details to follow.

(Yes, this is a Thursday night event. With lots of spring activities to take into account, this was the date that the Administration felt would work best)

Get your photos added to the yearbook! Pictures of games (school & club), spirit weeks, holidays breaks, fine arts events, and club and recreational activities are needed. Click on this link to go directly to our school's site where you can upload your pics! Please include the names and grade levels of the students pictured when uploading.

If you have any questions, please reach out to our yearbook sponsor, Kayla Allen.

We have a new goal for PTA Membership! 

Remember - students, grandparents, & unrelated community members can join as well! Sign-up through Membership Toolkit. Click to join

All ticket sales will be online through Hometown Tickets; Click Here.

There will be no cash transactions! 

Ticket will be sold on a weekly basis and will go on sale Sunday's at 8:00 a.m. for all games for the current week.



All volunteers will need to create an account and complete an application, online orientation and background check through the Plano ISD volunteer management system, VOLY, to be eligible for school volunteer opportunities. Please visit to create a volunteer account and begin this process.




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The mission of Plano ISD's Family Education and Guidance Services is to strengthen all families in the community by providing education, resources and services which support raising responsible, self-confident, emotionally healthy children in today's complex society. Please visit HERE to gain access to PISD supports that you and your family may wish to utilize throughout the year!

DISCLAIMER: The Schimelpfenig Middle School PTA is a noncommercial, nonsectarian, nonpartisan association that does not endorse any candidate or political party. This PTA does not endorse non-PTA products or services. If you have a concern, please contact a member of the PTA Executive Board.