Sigler Elementary Monday Memo

September 17th

#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!

Did you miss the parent information night last week? Are you new to Sigler Elementary and are not sure what you need to know? Let us 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.

Big picture
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U6frBwaLClo

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

Do You Follow Sigler Elementary? Start Today!

Big picture

What Did I Learn from Twitter Last Week...

PACE Program Updates

PACE referrals are due October 17th and the referral packet can be submitted online at

https://www.pisd.edu/giftededucation

Hispanic Heritage Month

Over the next four weeks, #SiglerNation will be celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month focusing on a specific theme each week.


This week we will celebrate the diverse music representing the Hispanic culture. Start and end your day with a celebration of music and if the music moves you, we welcome you to show us your best dance moves!


Week 2: Fashion - Dress to reflect the pride you have in the Hispanic Culture that makes up #SiglerNation.

Week 3: Food - Something for all of us to enjoy!

Week 4: Stay Tuned...

Big picture

Sept. 17th

(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, Sept. 17th - CTT Week 2


CMIT Meetings Begin this Week - See email from Mrs. Tracy for Schedule - 4th grade is up first.


Collaborative Team Meetings will be in grade levels this week


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


        • 5th Grade Collaborative Team Time - 8:45AM
        • 2nd Grade Collaborative Team Time - 1:10PM
        • Good News Club - Following Dismissal - Room D108
        • Vertical Teams - Please meet in library following dismissal


        Tuesday, Sept. 18th


        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 library today - 12:00PM - 2:00PM
        • Sigler Store is open today during grade level recess times
        • Sigler Family LIteracy
        • Lego Robotics - Following Dismissal - C101
        • Dance Club - Following Dismissal - Grades 1st & 2nd - Gym
        • Yoga Club - Following Dismissal - Blacktop
        • Plano ISD "Go-Time" Professional Learning Opportunities - See Email w/ Details


        Wednesday, Sept. 19th


        • Mr. Arend/Mrs. Tracy will be off campus this morning - PreK Principal Meeting - Administration Board Room
        • Sigler Family LIteracy
        • Cooking Matters - Staff Lounge - 9AM
        • Kindergarten Collaborative Team Time - 12:00PM
        • Lego Robotics - C101
        • Cokes & Conversations - Following Dismissal - Hoover’s Room
        • Dance Club - Following Dismissal - Grades 3rd-5th - Gym


        Thursday, Sept. 20th


        • Sigler Family Literacy
        • 3rd Grade Collaborative Team Time - 9:40AM
        • Plano Rotary Club - Citizen of the Month Celebration - Library - 2PM
        • No Lego Robotics Today
        • Beach Club - Room C101
        • Staff Trade Day - Sigler Professional Learning - Planning Protocol #2 (Assessment) 3:30-5:30PM - Library
        • PTA Board Meeting - 6:30PM - Library


        Friday, Sept. 21st - Progress Reports Go Home Today - Grades 3rd-5th


        • Spirit Day - Wear Your Favorite Sigler Spirit Shirt w/ Jeans
        • 4th Grade Collaborative Team Time - 7:50AM
        • 1st Grade Collaborative Team Time - 9:55AM
        • Lego Robotics - Following Dismissal - C101
        • Chess Club - Following Dismissal - Library

        Coming Up Next Week at Sigler Elementary...

        Monday, Sept. 24th - CTT Week 3


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


              • Mr. Arend will be off campus today
              • 5th Grade Collaborative Team Time - 8:45AM
              • 2nd Grade Collaborative Team Time - 1:10PM
              • Good News Club - Following Dismissal - Room D108
              • Lego Robotics - Following Dismissal - C101


              Tuesday, Sept. 25th


              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 - 12:00PM - 2:00PM
              • Mr. Arend will be off campus today
              • Sigler Store is open today during grade level recess times
              • Sigler Family LIteracy
              • Lego Robotics - Following Dismissal - C101
              • Dance Club - Following Dismissal - Grades 1st & 2nd - Gym
              • Yoga Club - Following Dismissal - Library


              Wednesday, Sept. 26th


              • Mr. Arend will be off campus today
              • Mrs. Tracy will be off campus today - iLead Meeting - Sockwell
              • Sigler Family LIteracy
              • Cooking Matters - Staff Lounge - 9AM
              • Kindergarten Collaborative Team Time - 12:00PM
              • Lego Robotics - C101
              • Dance Club - Following Dismissal - Grades 3rd-5th - Gym


              Thursday, Sept. 27th


              • Sigler Family Literacy
              • 3rd Grade Collaborative Team Time - 9:40AM
              • Lego Robotics - C101
              • Beach Club - Room C101


              Friday, Sept. 28th


              • Spirit Day - Wear Your Favorite Sigler Spirit Shirt w/ Jeans
              • 4th Grade Collaborative Team Time - 7:50AM
              • 1st Grade Collaborative Team Time - 9:55AM
              • Lego Robotics - Following Dismissal - C101
              • Chess Club - Following Dismissal - Library
              • Bingo Night at #SiglerNation - 6:00PM - Cafeteria
              Big picture

              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!