Schimelpfenig Middle School

Panther eNews Sept 29, 2016

Picture Day

Friday, Sept 30 is picture day! Students will be taking school pictures on Friday during their science class. Pictures may be purchased by turning in the forms tomorrow to the photographer or by purchasing them online by following the instructions on the form. School pictures are memories to share and last a lifetime.

Student Led-Teacher Conferences

Student Led-Teacher conferences are coming up on October 10th. Please sign up for a time slot at the links below.

6th Grade Conference - Sign Up

7th Grade Conference - Sign Up

8th Grade Conference - Sign Up

Parent Workshops

Plano ISD is offering parent workshops during the month of October. Please see the attached flyer for workshops and dates.

Have great photos?

Have photos of school events (games, competitions, etc) and want to share them? Share them on to have them added to the yearbook! With ReplayIt you can see and share photos all year long. Upload your pictures for the yearbook staff. It’s easy with the free ReplayIt app.

Career Day is Coming! We need you!

Schimelpfenig Middle School is planning its Eleventh Annual Career Day for Friday, November 11, 2016. We are looking for parents of 8th grade students who would like to come to school and talk about their careers in grade 8 Science or US History classes. The purpose of this program is to give our students a better idea of the world of work as well as an understanding of some of the different choices that will be available to them as they plan for their future. Please see the flyer for more information!

Clark Cougarettes Annual Kitty Clinic

The Clark Cougarettes will be hosting their annual Kitty Clinic on Saturday, October 15th from 9am-2pm. This dance clinic will be for ages K-9. They will be learning dances, playing games, and lunch is included! Also, students will have an opportunity to perform at a Clark Football Game this year and we are very excited about that. Please see the flyer for additional information. We hope to see lots of our feeder kiddos there!!

Planoettes Mini Dance Camp

Saturday, October 15, 2016

Plano Senior High School Gym

1:00 - 4:00 pm

Calling all dancers Grades K-8! 9th and 10th graders are also welcome to learn technique and a combination to prepare them for Planoette tryouts! You may have already had the chance to participate in last year’s Planoettes Mini Camp and now you will have the chance to do it again at this year’s camp and Plano Wildcat Football Game!

Grab your friends for a fun-filled day of dance with the Planoettes as your teachers! You will have the opportunity to perform with the Planoettes at the Plano vs. McKinney Boyd game on October 21st at Kimbrough Stadium.

See the flyer for pricing and more information!


Planoette Mum Factory does! “Get your mum or garter at the Planoette Mum Factory — where you get a lot more for your money!”

Planoette Mum Factory

3033 W. Parker Rd, Suite 203


Whiz Quiz

"Nerdy?” We prefer “pure genius." Whiz Quiz tryouts are coming up October 4-6. Information can be found in the front office. If you want to show off your smarts, come join the fun! Be there or be quadrilateral.

Attention all Schimelpfenig artists!

There are 2 more art contests on the horizon for this year!

1. The 2016 Plano ISD Holiday Greeting Card Art Contest is here. This year’s theme is “Joyful Sights, Holiday Lights” and entry forms and contest rules are available in the Art room (F205). At the district judging, each level finalist will receive a $50 award and the contest winner will receive a $100 award! All entries are due to Ms. Q. by Thursday, October 20th.

2. The next contest is the 2017 Martin Luther King Celebration Art Contest. This year’s theme is “Stronger Than Yesterday”. Supplies and resources for this contest are available in the Art room. Please come to the art room for further information and entry forms. At the district judging 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th Place Certificates will be awarded to the winners in each group. 1st Place winners in each group will receive a $50.00 gift card. Please submit all entries to Ms. Q in the Art room by Thursday, November 10th.