Incoming Parent Information
When you’re new to a school, you have all sorts of questions, and we hope to answer some of them here:
Follow this link for info about “Binder Reminders”, “Student Agendas”, lockers, locks, drop-off and pick-up advice, daily schedules, and more.
Each month last year, SPMS PTA offered a free screening of a documentary to inform, inspire, and ignite conversation, which we will do again this year. We followed-up each film with an open Q&A with experienced, knowledgeable professionals from our community.
- September 11 — “Like”
- November 13 — The Bully Project
- January 21, 7:30 pm — Screenagers 2
- March — TBA
2018-2019 Screenings were:
Supplemental information below.
8th Grade Activities
Winter Formal–“Happily Ever After”– is Saturday, February 1, 6:00 – 9:00 pm at Oneonta Congregational Church’s Gray Hall. Ticket on sale during lunch, with a signed permission slip. Details and a permission slip *below; to be printed, signed, and returned to school.
- January 20-24 — $20
- January 27-31st$25
- No ticket sales at the door!
If you would like to volunteer to help set up, clean up, and or donate food or drinks, please got to the link on the Sign Up Genius:
8th Grade Nights at South Pasadena High School
- Part 1 – Wednesday, February 5, 7:00-8:00 pm (with parents) at SPHS
- Part 2 Wednesday, February 25, 7:00 – 8:00 pm (with parents) at SPHS
SPHS Counselors visit SPMSduring 8thGrade Science Classes
- Thursday, February 27 (odd)
- Friday, February 28 (even)
SPHS Counselors Programmingat SPMS in Library during Science Classes
- Monday, March 9 (all day)
SPMS Musical Boosters formed this year to aid the many facets of our middle school music programs — choir, band, orchestra, marching band. Please join and support them!
For support and help with what to do in a situation where bullying is or might occur, go to Stop Bullying. If you need to report a situation at SPMS, the SPMS website provides an on-line way to report it. Click HERE.
VAPING — What you need to know
SPHS held a forum on vaping, educating parents and students about it’s dangers. Is you missed it, CLICK HERE to read what was discussed.
SPMS Math Placement Protocol link:
DUAL IMMERSION INFO:
Please see the attached SPUSD Snapshot which provides a link to the new Dual Immersion Program Fact Sheet.
Helpful Information From Past Parent Forums:
PTA Forum on Teens & Stress
PTA Forum on Common Core Standards
PTA Forum on Drug Use
Is Your Child At Risk for Drugs? What’s a Parent to Do?