Wednesday Digital Folder

October 20th, 2021

Spirit Fridays

Have your kiddo wear their green school shirt on Fridays and get a school prize! If you don't have one, your kiddo can wear any green shirt!

COVID Testing at SME

How and Where PUSD Students and Employees Can Get Tested


  • PUSD offers COVID-19 PCR oral or nasal swab tests on campuses and at the District’s Primary Clinic, 8 a.m. - 3:30 pm. By appointment, please call (626) 396-3600, ext 88180

  • On PUSD campuses(SME) weekly testing, on Thursdays starting in September, is available for ALL students and staff.

  • Register for testing on the Color system here: https://home.color.com/covid/sign-up/start?partner=19648816021737students


We are hoping you registered by last Friday so we can test 100% of students tomorrow at SME!

Great Shakeout

We will be having an earthquake drill this Thursday, October 21 at 10:21 at SME. Our purpose is the practice what to do if there is an emergency during the school day. Please take time to discuss your home emergency plans with your kiddo prior to this drill.

PTA Announcements

Our 2021 PTA Read-A-Thon Continues!

Two more days to get that reading time completed and logged into the FundHub! This is one of our biggest PTA fundraisers of the year — all proceeds directly support SME programs and supplies. Prizes will be awarded to top readers, fundraisers, and classrooms!

Register + track reading minutes/funds raised at: http://bit.ly/smereads


Arts Reflection Submission Due Date is Nov. 1

The 2021–2022 Reflections theme is I Will Change the World By…


Students submit their completed works of art in one or all of the available arts categories: Dance Choreography, Film Production, Literature, Music Composition, Photography, Visual Arts. Have your student start thinking about what they will create. More details coming soon.

SEEDs Parent Group Announcements

SEEDS is Celebrating LGBTQ+ History this Month. Please check out our resource guide to find information on LGBTQ+ Champions and History. SEEDS meets the last Monday of every month. All our welcome to join SEEDS and get involved in the SME community through promoting Diversity and Equity.

AFB Annoucements

AFB is busy with "All In For Fall" campaign with 108 families having donated already. If you haven't already, please consider making your one-time or recurring monthly donation today at tinyurl.com/smeafb2022.


AND, don't miss out on AFB's first meeting for the spring auction on Friday, Oct. 22, on SME's front lawn at 9 a.m. Come learn how to get more involved, theme discussion and have fun helping our school!


Your employer may offer a corporate match benefit, which doubles your donation - email SierraMadreElementaryAFB@gmail.com to check if your employer offers a matching program.

Community Opportunities

Calling all SME families!


Has watching the Dodgers playoff series had you wanting to play more baseball? GREAT NEWS! Spring registration is open for Sierra Madre Little League!!!! Go to WWW.SMLL.ORG and register today!!! All ages and skill levels welcome! SMLL offer teams for tee ball, A, AA, AAA, Challenger, Majors, and now Intermediate (for 13 years old)! We look forward to seeing you on the field! If you have any questions, please contact us on the website!!


GO MADRE!