Wednesday Digital Folder

May 4th, 2022

SME Open House Virtual Links for May 5th from 5:30pm-7:00pm

Teacher Appreciation week is this week!

SME PTA has rolled out the red carpet to celebrate the teachers and staff during teacher and staff appreciation this week, May 2 through May 6. PTA will be hosting a luncheon and breakfast that week and is seeking donations. Sign-up to donate here:

Panorama Family Survey- Extended due date of by May 6th

Please do this survey to help us know how better to serve you and your kiddo's at SME! Thanks!

Self-Care Challenge at SME

4th and 5th art at Creative Arts Group

Parent Volunteers on Campus- PLEASE READ

Please click through the below volunteer orientation slide deck and follow all of the links to the paperwork needed to be eligible for volunteering.

Teachers will be sending out a communication with the days and times parent volunteers are needed in their classroom, if any, for those of you who meet the requirements and are approved. Not all parents will be able to volunteer, even if eligible.

ALL parent volunteers are subject to screening by the principal.

*Parents that already completed volunteer application 2 years ago, MUST do this process again this year

PTA Announcements

Chill-Out Friday Returns May 6th!

On Friday, May 6th at 2:30 pm we will have our first Popsicle Friday since 2020!

We recommend making it a park and pick-up day. Find a parking spot, collect your student and present $1 (cash) for a popsicle at the Tiki Hut on the front lawn.

PTA Board Members Needed at SMMS

5th Grade Parents! If you have a student who is headed to Sierra Madre Middle School next year, and you'd like to get involved with their PTA, they are looking for the following board members:



VP Programs

VP Ways and Means

If anyone is interested, please contact the SMMS nominating committee chair, Allen Lee:

SEEDs Parent Group Announcements

SEED works for every family to feel respected, supported and represented at Sierra Madre Elementary School.

SEED is excited to share recordings from our SEED family Summit. This month check out Dr. Yen’s presentation, "Using a Social Story to Help Children Understand and Stand Up Against Racism”

Click here for this valuable presentation, Dr. Yen's Presentation, Using a Social Story to Help Children Understand Racism

Dr. Yen's PowerPoint with Social Story

SEED is recognizing Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month! Check out the SEED resource guide to learn about the many local AAPI cultural enclaves and communities to visit this summer! Click here to access the May SEED resource guide: Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Mark your calendars, the SEED Spring Social is coming! Sunday, May 15th at Memorial Park south! Come learn and play culturally diverse games! There will be prizes, refreshments and a SEED t-shirt giveaway for adults, while supplies last. Come join the fun!

The African American Parent Council presents the Black History Living Museum Project!! See all the wonderful presentations in person at the Robinson Recreation Center on

Wednesday, May 18th at 6 p.m. Please see the flyer for more details.

AFB Announcements

THANK YOU ... "Vintage 1885" was a success!!

Thank you to everyone for bidding, for attending, and for supporting SME. With your help, we raised $52,000 for our school's vital staff and programming!

Proposed Slate for the 2022-2024 AFB Board

AFB needs your vote on the proposed slate of candidates! Join us for our last meeting on Friday, May 13, at 9 a.m. when we discuss the auction, share our fundraising totals for the 2022-2023 school year, and vote in a new board.

SME Yearbooks

Pre-K-5th- all new orders will need to be paid in cash $30 to Geannie in the main office in an envelope with your kiddo's name and teacher name

Community Opportunities

Homework Club Summer

LEARNs Summer Program

Please check out the application link for summer LEARNs for SME students at Norma Coombs.

Summer LEARNs is a $50 registration fee only, this summer.