Sigler Elementary Monday Memo

December 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.

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Let's Give this Holiday Season

This holiday let's focus more on the giving than the receiving. Families, parents and community members can help by registering to ring the bell at #SiglerNation to help support the Salvation Army. Click here: https://doodle.com/poll/7yrnkzep4yb9nduz
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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

Do You Follow Sigler Elementary? Start Today!

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What Did I Learn from Twitter Last Week...

December 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.



All of SiglerNation (Parents, Students, Families and Teachers) is invited to Play - Holiday Selfie Scavenger Hunt - Click Here for Details!


        Monday, Dec. 17th - CTT Week 2


              #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
              • Staff Event - (Vertical Teams) following dismissal


              Tuesday, Dec. 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 conference room today - 12:00PM - 2:00PM
              • Sigler Store is OPEN today during grade level recess times
              • Lego Robotics - Following Dismissal - C101 (ends at 4:30PM)
              • Yoga Club - Following Dismissal - Library (ends at 4PM)
              • Optional Leadership Meeting w/ Ashley Helms - 3:30PM


              Wednesday, Dec. 19th


              • Sigler Family LIteracy
              • Kindergarten Collaborative Team Time - 12:00PM


              Thursday, Dec. 20th


              • Sigler Family Literacy
              • 3rd Grade Collaborative Team Time - 9:40AM
              • Class Parties at 1:45 (2nd grade at 1:00PM)



              Friday, Dec. 21st


              • Spirit Day - Wear Your Favorite Sigler Spirit Shirt w/ Jeans
              • Early Release - Noon Dismissal (Lunch Schedule Below)
              • No Collaborative Team Time Today
              • End of the 2nd Nine Weeks/1st Semester
              • Report Cards Go Home w/ 3rd-5th Graders Today
              • Sigler Spirit Assembly - 8:30AM - Sigler Gym

              Coming Up Next Week at Sigler Elementary

              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 - 12:00PM - 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

                    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!