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April 27th, 2022

School Site Council Needs 4 parent members for next year

Please send me an email if you are interested in serving on our SSC parent committee for the next two years. We have 4 available positions and there is no experience necessary. BUG tickets for your kiddo if you email me with interest. =)


lewis.lindsay@pusd.us

Teacher Appreciation week is next week!

SME will be rolling out the red carpet to celebrate our teachers and staff during teacher and staff appreciation next week, May 2 through May 6. Please check with your room parent on the plans for celebrating your teacher and SME staff members. PTA will be hosting a luncheon and breakfast that week and is seeking donations. Sign-up to donate here: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/5080A4AA8AE23A2FD0-teacher

Panorama Family Survey- Due by April 29th

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

5th Grade Parent Information Nights for Sierra Madre Middle School Is April 27th

Statewide Testing(SBAC/CAASPP) for 3rd-5th grade

SBAC Testing has begun, for 5th graders!


All grades 3rd-5th will be testing this week and next

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:


President

Treasurer

VP Programs

VP Ways and Means


If anyone is interested, please contact the SMMS nominating committee chair, Allen Lee: allenthelee@gmail.com

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. Check out Dr. Guadalupe Diaz-Lara’s informative presentation on Supporting Children’s Bilingualism and Home Language Development.

Click here for Dr. Lara-Diaz's Workshop in English

"Click here" para la presentación de Dr. Lara-Diaz en espanol


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!


SEED is recognizing National Arab American Heritage Month! Check out our resource guide to learn about Arab American culture and leaders in science, refugee advocacy and politics! Click here to access the resource guide. Arab American Heritage Month


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 for attending and donating to an amazing AFB auction! Please help me give special recognition to Annie & Jonathan for opening their home to us!

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.

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1WVlFVEOGVAQHtM585-C-1Sh-bAJROuA6x83P_Bo4yI8/edit?usp=sharing_eil_m&ts=624229f7


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

Kids Heart Challenge

Dear Families – Our KHC Road Trip journey is coming to an end this week, and our students have done an amazing job learning how to keep their hearts healthy, while helping others! If your student has not joined our online team and taken the Challenge to Be Active or Be Kind, this is the last chance to earn FREE Road Warrior Wristband! Join our team and register today by visiting https://www2.heart.org/site/TR?pg=company&fr_id=6322&company_id=334695 or downloading the FREE Kids Heart Challenge App for Apple or Android.


Donations are due 4/29/2022

Double your donation! Find out if your employer offers matching gifts at www.heart.org/matchinggifts

YOU MAKE A DIFFERENCE! CLICK HERE to learn more about what the American Heart Association is doing to make an impact in our community