Sigler Elementary Monday Memo

January 7th

#SiglerNation

#SiglerNation is a family who comes together focused on one goal; the success, growth and progress of our students and school community. We accomplish this with the mindset of being happy choosing the frame we view life through as we enter the doors of Sigler Elementary. Shawn Achor, the author of “The Happiness Advantage: The 7 Principles that Fuel Success and Performance at Work” states, “If you can raise somebody's level of positivity in the present, then their brain experiences what we now call a happiness advantage, which is your brain at positive performs significantly better than at negative, neutral or stressed. Your intelligence rises, your creativity rises, your energy levels rise. In fact, we've found that every single business outcome improves.” While we do not necessarily look at Sigler as a business, we do acknowledge improvement is the equivalent to success. With that understanding, we want you to join in our theme for the 18-19 school year...“Sigler is OUR Happy Place”.

Welcome to SiglerNation!

Happy New Year! Whether you are new to Sigler Elementary or just need a reminder about what you can expect we are here to help you with all the things.Click below and check out the "Top 20" things you need to know about Sigler Elementary.


Top 20 Things You Need to Know about Sigler Elementary.

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What Are You Reading? We Want to Know. Print and Post in the Halls of #SiglerNation

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Let Us "REMIND" You about What is Happening at Sigler Elementary

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What Did I Learn from Twitter Last Week...

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January 7th

(Items in Bold - Student Opportunities)


For questions regarding the specials schedule or lunch times, please see the links at the bottom of the newsletter.



Monday, January 7th - CTT Week 3


        #CelebrateMonday - Each Monday Tweet One Thing Worth Celebrating - Use the Hashtag #CelebrateMonday


        • Student Holiday/Teacher Workday - Classes Resume January 8th


        Tuesday, January 8th


        Future's Day - Students and staff are encouraged to wear their favorite college shirt with jeans every Tuesday at Sigler Elementary.


        • SMU Teacher Program will be in the conference room today - 10:00PM - 2:00PM
        • Sigler Store is Closed today during grade level recess times
        • Lego Robotics - Following Dismissal - C101 (ends at 4:30PM)


        Wednesday, Jan. 9th


        • Sigler Family Literacy
        • Mr. Arend and Mrs. Tracy will be off campus today - Principal Meeting
        • Kindergarten Collaborative Team Time - 12:00PM
        • Lego Robotics - C101 (ends at 4:30PM)


        Thursday, Jan. 10th


        • Sigler Family Literacy
        • 3rd Grade Collaborative Team Time - 9:40AM
        • Lego Robotics - C101 (ends at 4:30PM)



        Friday, Jan. 11th


        • Spirit Day - Wear Your Favorite Sigler Spirit Shirt w/ Jeans
        • All Pro Dad's Morning - Welcome Back and Happy New Year - 7:15AM - Library
        • 4th Grade Collaborative Team Time - 7:50AM
        • 1st Grade Collaborative Team Time - 9:55AM

        Coming Up Next Week at Sigler Elementary

        Monday, January 14th - CTT Week 1


        Growth Meetings for Grades 3rd-5th this Week during planning times (Not During CTT)


              #CelebrateMonday - Each Monday Tweet One Thing Worth Celebrating - Use the Hashtag #CelebrateMonday


              • Sigler Family LIteracy
              • 5th Grade Collaborative Team Time - 8:45AM
              • 2nd Grade Collaborative Team Time - 1:10PM
              • Lego Robotics - Following Dismissal - C101 (ends at 4:30PM)
              • PTA Yearbook Club - Following Dismissal - Meets in the Library (ends at 4PM)


              Tuesday, January 15th


              Future's Day - Students and staff are encouraged to wear their favorite college shirt with jeans every Tuesday at Sigler Elementary.


              • SMU Teacher Program will be in the conference room today - 10:00PM - 2:00PM
              • Sigler Store is open today during grade level recess times
              • Lego Robotics - Following Dismissal - C101 (ends at 4:30PM)


              Wednesday, Jan. 16th


              • Sigler Family LIteracy
              • Mr. Arend and Mrs. Tracy will be off campus today - BL Principal Meeting
              • Kindergarten Collaborative Team Time - 12:00PM
              • Lego Robotics - C101 (ends at 4:30PM)


              Thursday, Jan. 17th


              • Sigler Family Literacy
              • 3rd Grade Collaborative Team Time - 9:40AM
              • Plano Rotary Citizen of the Month - 2:00PM - Library
              • No Lego Robotics Today
              • Flexible Professional Learning - 3:30-5 - Library



              Friday, Jan. 18th


              District Curriculum (Math) is visiting team planning today - Math Problem Solving


              • Spirit Day - Wear Your Favorite Sigler Spirit Shirt w/ Jeans
              • Sigler Spelling Bee Today
              • 4th Grade Collaborative Team Time - 7:50AM
              • 1st Grade Collaborative Team Time - 9:55AM

              Questions about Lunch, Recess and/or Specials? Check out our schedules below...

              Check Out the Ways You Can Support Sigler Elementary...

              Shop-a-roo - Fundraising Made Easy!

              This fundraising opportunity is just that...I hope you take a minute to join us.

              This year Sigler Elementary is excited to be partnering with a fun, free, and truly easy fundraiser called Shoparoo! Schools nationwide are already earning hundreds and even thousands every year through Shoparoo and it’s a great opportunity for us to really make a difference this year!

              Shoparoo is school fundraising made easy: the free app turns pictures of your everyday shopping receipts into cash donations and sweepstakes entries for our school! Yep, it’s that simple. No more cutting labels, selling door to door, or time-consuming coordinating. All you have to do is shop as you normally do, snap pictures of your receipts with the app, and voila Just shop, snap, earn!

              Get started today:
              1. Download the free Shoparoo app from the Apple App Store or Google Play Store
              2. Select Sigler Elementary from the list and start taking pictures of your receipts - shop anywhere, buy anything!
              3. You can even select a grade to support and have fun with grade competitions!

              There’s no limit to how much money we can raise with Shoparoo - the more supporters, the more we will raise for our school. Schools with just 40 supporters are earning an average of $1,000 every year. That’s free, easy money that we could be fundraising too. Check out shoparoo.com to learn more about this awesome app!

              Thank you for your support!