Outstanding PTA- Schimelpfenig Middle School

JOIN THE AWARD-WINNING SMS PTA FOR 2019-2020!  

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. 

Join Schimelpfenig PTA Back the Future     


 

Test information
Date: Saturday, 2/29/2020
Time: Check-in begins at 8:30 am
Cost: $10 (free for IBWS Booster Club Members)

Which Tests: SAT or ACT
Location: Plano East Senior High, Cafeteria

Registration 
Registration Deadline: 2/21/2020 
IB Booster Club Members: Register via THIS LINK 
Non-Members: Register via THIS LINK


Healthy Lifestyles - PISD Council of PTAs

 

We have SEL Parent Engagement series coming up by PISD Social Emotional Learning, which is free. 

 

Upcoming SEL Presentations:


Social Awareness 1/22
6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Jasper High School, 6800 Archgate Drive, Plano, TX 75024

 

Relationship Skills 2/25

6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Carlisle Elementary, 6525 Old Orchard Dr, Plano, TX 75023

 

Responsible Decision Making 4/23
6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Isaacs Early Childhood School, 3400 E Parker Rd, Plano, TX 75074

 

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Calendars for various activities including Band, Choir, Orchestra, and Athletics can be found HERE.



Happy New Year! I hope everyone had a wonderful time with your friends and families this past holiday season. It is January, and we are almost half way through the school year. Can you believe it? Time is flying fast, and we are already starting to prepare for next year. I’m really looking forward to the next few months as we have several fun things planned this semester for the kids.

 

A big thank you to all who donated their time, expert baking skills, and those who provided all the delicious holiday desserts for pie day and the teacher luncheon! We appreciate you helping us show the teachers and staff how much the SMS community values them and everything they do for our kids during the day.

 

Please join us January 16th for our next General Meeting and Coffee with the Principal at 8:45 am. This is a great opportunity to hear the latest information from Dr. Perry and ask any questions you might have. Coffee, tea, water and light snacks are supplied.

 

Also, be on the lookout for more information for our upcoming Spring Social on March 27th and our 8th grade end of year celebration on May 15th. You won’t want your student to miss out on the fun!

 

Soon, we will be actively looking to fill our board for the 2020-2021 school year. If you are interested in joining our amazing, award-winning board in any capacity, please feel free to contact me at president@smspta.org or Andria Giboney at andriagiboney.ptsa@gmail.com and we will be happy to provide you with additional information or answer any questions you might have. Whether you have a little time or a lot, we have a position that will fit your schedule! No experience is needed and training is provided.

 

Go Panthers!!


Cynthia Steele, SMS President



You just keep shopping – let these stores do the donating for you!

Visit our Fundraising Page here for more information.

 

Link your Kroger or Tom Thumb rewards cards to Schimelpfenig to help our school raise money. The stores will donate a percentage back to the school help show their support for the local communities.

World Wear Project – Clean out your clutter of old toys, kitchen items, unused towels and bedding and of course CLOTHES!  Bring them up to the BIG BLUE Bin located in the west parking lot.  

 



The library is in need of volunteers for shelving books, checking out and returning books, helping students find books, or other tasks to help the librarian.  There are morning and afternoon volunteer times available each day, Monday through Friday.  The morning AM slot is from 9:00-11:00 am and afternoon PM is from 1:00-3:00 pm.  You can volunteer once a week, biweekly, or even just once a month. Anytime you are willing to help, you are welcome in the library. Please contact Stephanie at libraryvols@smspta.org if you have any questions.



Saturday, February 1, 2020

11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Plano Senior High School Cafeteria

2200 Independence Parkway, Building C, Plano, TX 75075

 

60+ SUMMER CAMPS from Texas and beyond!

Preschool – Elementary – Middle School – High School

 

Programs of interest to ALL students,

especially those with special needs and gifted students

For more information, click here!

In Spanish click here.





Congratulations to these SMS Students on their Reflections Awards!

A round of applause to ALL participants!


Judges judged the entries based on the Texas PTA rules. Scores were based on 3 criteria – Interpretation of theme, Artistic merit and creativity and Mastery of medium.

 

A special award ceremony will be held in Spring to honor all participants and winners. More details will be shared later.

 

All winners are listed HERE.

 

Submissions are now available for pickup from the front office. Kids must pick up their submissions by Friday December 20th.  All entries except the following visual art submissions are available for pick up:

 

Look Within the Ocean

The Path, the Journey and the World is all Inside You.

The True You Within You.

 

The above mentioned entries have been retained by the council to exhibit in Spring. I will share more information as available.

 

Once again, Thank you so much for your effort and encouragement. Happy Holidays!

From Sonali Chaturvedi

Chair – PTA Reflections Committee.



Thank you all who donated the canned food! We safely delivered the canned food. You made the world a little better one step at a time!



NOW ACCEPTING NOMINATIONS FOR THE 2019-2020 PTA MEMBERSHIP AWARDS

We are accepting for nominations for the 2019-2020 PTA Membership Awards through January 6, 2020. These are the Honorary Life Membership and Extended Service Award. 

 

Click HERE for the nomination form. Please email any questions to Andria Giboney at membership@smspta.org.



Our November Pie Day was a huge success!! We could not have made this day happen without you! 


The teachers and staff are truly appreciative of your generous donations and are super excited to be taking a yummy dessert home for the Thanksgiving holiday.  


Thank you and Enjoy the Thanksgiving break!



The Clark High School Spirit Wear Sale is now on!!
 
Purchase your t-shirts and hoodies at
 
Questions? Email SpiritWear@ClarkPTSA.org


“THANK YOU” to all of the moms and dads who volunteered their time and donated treats for the social!! Everyone had a great time, and it’s not possible without volunteers like YOU!!



 

 

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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.