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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Spirit Night is one of the easiest way to support your PTA and school. On Wednesday September 13th, head over to Chipotle at 6917 Independence Pkwy Plano, TX 75023 and get a break from cooking. This event is between 4-8pm. 33% of event sales will be donated to Schimelpfenig PTA.


Show this flyer on your phone, or if you order online, enter code GHTM34Y in the fundraiser code box.

Tuesday, September 19 @ 8:00am


Save the date for our first PTA General Meeting of the year! Come join us at school and have a coffee and chat with Principal Kinnard. We will start at 8am with some important PTA business including voting on the budget followed by a chat with our principal.





The Fall Carnival will have carnival games, inflatable obstacle course, giant slides, and dunking booth! Fall Carnival is a student only event but parents volunteers are welcome! 


Tickets prices will be $10. This is a cash only event. Tickets will be sold during lunch time 9/18-9/22 and at the carnival. 


Tickets will include:

  • entry
  • a meal consisting of a hot dog or burger, chips, and a bottle of water
  • carnival treats consisting of cotton candy, popcorn, and snow cone
  • carnival games and activities

Dunking booth tickets will be sold at the event. Come try your luck at dunking your principal and favorite teachers. 


Students that are members of the PTA will receive a free dunking booth ticket. 

Fall Carnival needs volunteers to happen! 


Sign up to work at the following stations, Food truck providing the meals, Games, Cotton Candy, Popcorn, Snow Cone, and Dunking Booth! Job descriptions HERE.


It’s going to be a blast! Sign up HERE.

Time: 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Date: 09/22/2023 (Fri.)

Location: Outside Schimelpfenig Middle School

Address: 2400 Maumelle Dr., Plano, TX 75023


All adult volunteers have to complete background checks with The background check has to be submitted every new school year (not a calendar year). Questions? Contact VP of Volunteers, Olga Oleksyuk at

September 23, 2023 (Saturday)


A US Chess Rated 4 Round G/30 InPerson Chess Tournament   

Legacy Preparatory Academy 601 Accent Drive, Plano,TX 75075                                                                          

Notation Not Required-Though Highly Recommended


Trophies: Top 3/section, Players wearing the most RED - special trophies!! 

Medals for positive scores of 2.5+ not earning trophies


Rob Jones/Heidi Austin Tournament Directors

Round 1: Approx 9:15am, Rest ASAP


Online Registration By Friday 12AM Midnight Friday 9.22--$ 30.00 After/Onsite $ 35.00

Online Registration Site:


Three Sections: Champ, Reserve U800, Novice U400

Boards/Sets provided-bring clocks if possible 

US chess rules apply: cupping of pieces is Touch Move


Questions: Rob Jones 214-212-0185, Heidi Austin 214-213-3868


Save the Date!  More details to come.












































Celebrate our opening year and wear 80s outfits to school for the Pep Rally and to the game! Come support the 8th grade football team 9/6 at 7:30pm Kimbrough Stadium!

We are scheduling a special general meeting to vote on a budget amendment. No other topics will be discussed. Meeting will be over within 15 minutes.
Date: Sept 6
Time: 7:55am
Location: Schimelpfenig Middle School 






Schimelpfenig Middle School Open House is TONIGHT (Tuesday, August 22). Meet the teachers during a "mini school day" as you participate in an abbreviated version of your child's daily schedule. First period will begin promptly at 5:30pm, so don't be tardy!





Save the date for our Spirit Night at the Milky Treats! Spirit Night is one of the easiest way to support your PTA and school. On Friday August 25, anytime from 2pm-10pm, head over to Milky Treats Plano and get some cool and yummy treats. Please mention Schimelpfenig PTA when ordering. Thank you for your support!











Did you know that Reflections has grown to be one of the largest nationwide programs of its kind, with more than 200,000 students participating annually? We want to see our Panthers' creativity and hear the voices of our students expressed through one of the SIX categories available. Deadline is October 31st! Please click HERE for details.




Save the date for our first Spirit Night of the year! Spirit Night is one of the easiest way to support your PTA and school. On Monday August 14, head over to Panda Express at 5901 Coit Road Plano TX 75093 and get a break from cooking. This event is ALL DAY during their opening hours which is 10:30 AM to 9:00 PM. 20% of event sales will be donated to Schimelpfenig PTA.


You can show this flyer on your phone, or if you order online, enter code 356869 in the fundraiser code box.











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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.