Sigler Elementary Monday Memo

Week of September 7th

Own It

Our theme at Sigler Elementary this year is “OWN IT”. These two simple words set the stage for the 2015-2016 school year and serve as a reminder for students, staff and families that regardless of the circumstances, we must “OWN IT”. There can be no excuses. Each student, teacher and family that walks through our doors has a story to share and obstacles to overcome. Our goal is to empower our students, teachers and families to meet these obstacles head on, overcome them, regardless of their size and “OWN IT”!

NO EXCUSES - "Own It"

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

Sigler Elementary = "AVID" Advancement Via Individual Determination

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AVID Elementary: United Way Grant

Check out #EdSlowChat - One Question a Week with Hundreds of Responses. Tweet Your Response Using the Hashtag #EdSlowChat

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What I Learned from Twitter This Week...

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Do You Follow Sigler Elementary on Twitter? You Should Be!

Week of September 7th

Monday, September 7th


  • Student/Teacher Holiday - No School


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


Tuesday, September 8th


Future's Day - Students and staff are encouraged to wear their favorite college shirt with jeans every Tuesday at Sigler Elementary.


  • International Literacy Day - See Image Below for more Information (Tweet Your Learning to #SiglerILD15 & ILD15)

  • Crosswalk Program - Grades KN & 1st - 8:30/9AM

  • #PISDEDCHAT - 7PM - Featuring @LaVonnaRoth - Topic - Step Up & Serve: Serving Self, Students, Staff & Stakeholders


Wednesday, September 9th


  • SMU in the Conference Room - Noon-2PM

  • Mr. Arend & Mrs. Hempstead will be off campus - 1:00PM

  • 5th Grade Parent Information - Camp Meeting - 5:30PM - Library


Thursday, September 10th


  • Thursday Twitter Task - See the image below for details. Thursday Twitter Task must be completed in order to wear jeans on Thursdays. Be sure to include the hashtag #siglerlearns
  • Mrs. Hempstead will be off campus - 8AM
  • Leadership Meeting - 3:00PM
  • Cooking Matters - 5:30PM


Friday, September 11th


  • Show Your Sigler Spirit - Wear your Sigler Spirit Shirt
  • Instructional Specialist Meeting - Sockwell - 8AM

  • Teacher Self Report - Section I - Due today for teachers being appraised via PDAS

  • Grant Writing Meeting - Administration Building - 4:30PM



Next Week at Sigler Elementary...


Monday, Sept. 14th

PISD Shirt or Team Shirt w/ Jeans

Mobile Computer Lab - Onsite for Parents - 10AM

BL Teachers - LPAC Review - 3PM - Library

PTA Board Meeting - 6PM - Library


Tuesday, Sept. 15th

Future's Day - Wear Your Favorite College Shirt

Mr. Arend will be off campus

College Night - Plano Senior High School - 5:30PM

School Board Work Session - 6PM

#PISDEDCHAT - 7:00PM


Wednesday, Sept. 16th

SMU in the Conference Room - Noon-2PM

Mr. Arend will be off campus

Mrs. Hempstead will be at Principal's Meeting

Boy Scout Meeting - 6:30PM - Cafeteria


Thursday, Sept. 17th

Plano Rotary Citizen of the Month Celebration - 2:00PM - Library

Cooking Matters - 5:30PM - Library


Friday, Sept. 18th

Raising Children of Character - Parent Learning - 8AM

Sigler PTA - Movie Night - 6PM - Gym


Monday Sept. 21st

Up and Down Meetings - Following Dismissal - 3PM

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Check Out the Ways You Can Support Sigler Elementary...

Shoparoo

This year we are 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 our school from the list and start taking pictures of your receipts - shop anywhere, buy anything!

3. The first 20 supporters at our school will earn an extra $1 donation from Shoparoo for their first receipt!

4. Earn even more Roo Points, or cash donations, by inviting others to join using your personal referral code

5. 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!


Interested in Being a Mentor at Sigler Elementary? Fill out the Mentor Form Below to Get Started.

5th Grade Camp Parent Information Night

Wednesday, Sep. 9th, 5:30pm

Sigler Elementary

Come meet with the 5th grade teachers and receive all you need to know about your 5th grader's camp experience.

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

Movie Night

Friday, Sep. 18th, 6pm

1400 Janwood Drive

Plano, TX

Join other Sigler students and families for a night at the movies.


Sigler Elementary will open its doors, selling traditional movie treats and encourages families to bring blankets, chairs and pillows to make this night at the movies one to remember.


Hosted by the Sigler PTA

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

Fall Picture Day

Thursday, Sep. 24th, 8am

1400 Janwood Drive

Plano, TX

RAMP Kits - Kindergarten Families

Thursday, Sep. 24th, 5pm

1400 Janwood Drive

Plano, TX

New to Plano ISD? Come learn how you can support your Kindergarten's academic success by receiving a RAMP Up Kit, full of manipulatives for you to take home.

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

RAMP Kits - Kindergarten Families

Friday, Sep. 25th, 8am

1400 Janwood Drive

Plano, TX

New to Plano ISD? Come learn how you can support your Kindergarten's academic success by receiving a RAMP Up Kit, full of manipulatives for you to take home.

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

AVID Parent Night - Foundations

Tuesday, Sep. 29th, 5:30pm

1400 Janwood Drive

Plano, TX

Come learn how AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) supports your son/daughters success at Sigler Elementary.


A light dinner and childcare will be available.

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

All Pro Dad's Day

Friday, Oct. 2nd, 7:15am

1400 Janwood Drive

Plano, TX

Father's play such an important role in their children's education. Come join other fathers as we engage in meaningful conversations revolving around children and how fathers make a difference.


Coffee and donuts will be provided for dads.


Stick around for the door prizes.

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

Sigler Elementary & SIgler PTA - Fall Picnic & Color Run

Friday, Oct. 2nd, 5pm

1400 Janwood Drive

Plano, TX

Join the Sigler Community for our fall picnic and color run. Hunter's Glen Baptist Church will be supporting our community by hosting our first ever Color Run and In & Out Burger will be on site grilling up hamburgers for families to enjoy.


Tickets will be available soon for $5 which includes a burger, fry & drink.


Come have fun, meet other Sigler families and celebrate being a part of the Sigler community.

RSVPs are enabled for this event.