Schimelpfenig Middle School

Panther eNews Sept 14, 2016

AM Panther Power Hour - Sept 15 & 23

Due to special events, SMS will be following a modified bell schedule on Thursday, Sept 15 and Friday, Sept 23. On both of these days, we will be following the AM Panther Power Hour bell schedule. You can see the AM Panther Power Hour bell schedule here.

Spirit Week! Sept 19-23

We’ve got spirit, yes we do! SMS students… How about you??? We are excited to bring our first “Spirit Week” to SMS. Next week will be our first ever “Say Good-Bye to Summer” week. This event is sponsored and orchestrated by AVID. Be ready to show your spirit next week!

Theme Days for Spirit Week

Yearbook Sale Ends Friday!

The yearbook sale is closing soon! Yearbooks are $5 off during this first sale and includes extra icons for free. Yearbook sales benefits staff and students in many ways, so please encourage students to place orders early! Purchase your yearbook here for only $35 until Friday, Sept 16! You will still be able to purchase a yearbook after Sept 16 but the price will be different.

3rd Annual Food 4 Kids – Plano PEANUT BUTTER DRIVE

3rd Annual Food 4 Kids – Plano PEANUT BUTTER DRIVE

Sponsored by Plano Mayor and Plano City Council along with North Texas Food Bank


Schimelpfening Middle School PTA is excited to be participating in the peanut butter drive this September. Please drop off your jars of either peanut or almond butter between the dates of September 7th & September 21st. The marked donation box is located in the main hallway outside of the doors to the front office. Our goal is to collect over 1,000 jars!

Questions? Email community_outreach@smspta.org

PTA Parent Program

Your PTA is proud to present this amazing parent program for you! Join us at one of the two presentations to learn about the latest in cyber-safety from one of the nation's leading experts. Please remember that those attending must be at least 18 years of age. Schimelpfenig students will have their own program during school on September 27th.

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!

STUDENT ANNOUNCEMENTS

Art Contest!

Attention all Schimelpfenig artists! The first Art contest opportunity of the year is the 2016 Fire Prevention Poster contest. This year’s theme is “Don’t Wait, Check The Date: Replace Smoke Alarms Every 10 Years” and entry forms and contest rules are available in the Art room (F205). Grand Prize Schimelpfenig winners will be automatically entered in the City of Plano poster contest. Artwork and completed entry forms are due to Ms. Q in the Art room, by Monday, October 10th.

Speech Team Meeting Added

Attention NEW Speech Team members, due to popular demand, Mr. Wheeler has ADDED a special team meeting that will cover all speech events in detail. That meeting will happen this Friday, September 16th, from 3:30-4:30 PM in B122, Mr. Wheeler’s room. Please make plans to attend this meeting!