Outstanding PTA- Schimelpfenig Middle School

JOIN THE AWARD-WINNING SMS PTA FOR 2020-2021!  

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     


 

These students are great examples of Respect:  Simple Things Make a Difference!

 

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Annabelle Carrell

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Flora Cevallos

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Idan Cohen

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Retag Mohamed

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Savvy Moody

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Jolie Nguyen

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Matthew Salter

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Kennedy Tyler

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Oscar Barragan Guerra

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Adam Blasingame

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Soho Dell

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McKenna Dunn

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Carson Harris

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Eitan Mor

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Breanna Smith

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Adeeba Zaman

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Erik Arapi

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Patricia Bosiacki

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Marc Hutanu

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Vivian Lozano

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Alexis Nisbet

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Valentina Peralta

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Paige Robinson

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Gavin Suddendorf

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Heritage Night might be postponed until next year, but we still have a Multicultural event to offer you!

Plano West PTSA will host the annual Multicultural Community Circles night on Monday, February 24th from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. in the Plano West Cafeteria. PTSA will partner with PISD Council, MCOR Plano and C2E (Commitment to Equity) to host this Community Circles. Multicultural Community Circles is a unique program designed to build and strengthen our students and community at large. You’ll enjoy refreshments and small-group discussions with other participants while deepening your understanding of each other’s unique backgrounds and perspectives. PISD Council's president, Kelley Thomas will present why to join PTA. The event will be moderated by Caitlin Bailey-Garafola, Humanities teacher at Jasper High School and recipient of the MLK 2019-20 Diversity Leadership Award.
 
To attend, please RSVP HERE by 2/21.


This Saturday, 10 students represented Schimelpfenig at the Preston Trails Chapter of MathCounts. Everyone did exceptionally well in a very challenging competition. Those students are:  Albert Jiang, Andy Qin, Chenxi Zhang, Daniel Glabai, Harry Ye, Jason Ma, Kate Lee, Tristan Driggs, Tristan Ramon, Vivian Pang

 

Daniel, competing as an individual, and our school team, consisting of Albert, Andy, Chenxi, and Kate will be advancing to the State MathCounts competition on March 27th and 28th!

 

Please congratulate them!



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Multicultural as one world
Heritage Night has been postponed until next year. Due to some unavoidable logistical issues that we would have during Open House this year, we’ve decided to postpone Heritage Night until next year in order to provide the community with a fun and successful event.
 
Please contact Monica at heritagenight@smspta.org if you have any questions or would like to serve on the planning committee for next year's event.
 


The Schimelpfenig PTA would like to congratulate the following on receiving the 2019-2020 Texas Honorary Life Membership Award. This award is one of the highest honors that can be bestowed upon an individual by the Texas PTA for outstanding contributions to the students, school and community. Please join us in congratulating:

Mr. Bob Straka, Band
Ms. Maria Cano, Spanish
Ms. Sireesha Yang
Ms. Stacie Howell

Thank you so much for your unyielding commitment and dedication to our youth. We greatly appreciate everything that you do!


Spirit Wear is available for sale!  All items listed on the ORDER FORM are in stock and will be delivered each week.  Limited sizes so purchase now!



Love planning parties?? The SMS Social committee is looking for people to join their team! This is a fun way to meet new people and provide our students with a fun social that will he held March 27! Email volunteers@smspta.org if interested!! No experience necessary! 



February school store signup up is out, please consider volunteering!   The store is open every Thursday during lunch.  Encourage your student to visit the store to purchase school supplies and fun novelty items.  All profits go back the PTA!
 
Here is the link for the sign up School Store Volunteers
 


Saturday, March 28, 2020

9:00 am to 1:00 pm

Plano Senior High, 2200 Independence Parkway, Plano 75075

It's the BIGGEST event of the year!

 

Save valuable time. Meet the businesses who have what you need, all in one location. Our Vendor Fair has hosted businesses specializing in fundraisers, spirit items/nights, programs, and administrative products for family focused organizations for 25 years. 

Benefits for Attendees include:

  • Intimate location near the center of Plano ISD's 100 square miles
  • Referral listing of Vendors available at planopta.org for a full year
  • Marketing material included in giveaway bags for the first 150 attendees
  • Get ideas for all your organization's needs in one location on one day
  • Prize drawings every 25 minutes to Celebrate our 25th Annual event!
 

Let us help you finalize your planning process quickly. Contact us at vendorfair@planopta.org with questions or complete this form to receive a reminder about this and future Plano ISD Council of PTAs' Vendor Fairs. 



Attention 8th Graders and Parents!  

 

If you have already sent in photos please resend.  Due to technical difficulties we did not receive emails sent prior to Jan. 14th. We apologize for the inconvenience

 

We are looking for group shots of all the wonderful moments you have had at SMS from 6th grade until now.  These can include sporting events, music events, socials, club photos, pep rallies and any other photos taken at SMS with your classmates.  The photos will be compiled into a slide show that will be shown during the end of the year 8th grade social on May 15th.  Photos will be accepted through the end of April.

 

Please send these photos to eighthsocial@smspta.org





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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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.