NEWS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
PIE IN THE FACE RAFFLE
STUDENTS – BUY TIX 4/7, 4/14 @ SPMS QUAD
Attention Students of SPMS! Have you ever just wanted to throw a pie in someone’s face? Well now is your chance. Our very own Vice Principal, Mr. Lewis, offered himself to take a pie in the face for our student raffle at this year’s FUNdraiser, The Follies BBQ Bonanza. Raffle tickets go on sale in the quad during lunch for $1 on Friday 4/7 and 4/14.
You must be present at the show to do the Pie In the Face as it will be done on stage that evening.
4/7 (FRI) 8:00AM @ SPMS QUAD
THIS FRIDAY! Join us and drink coffee, chat with friends, and discuss all things middle school! Also, find out about The Follies and enter to win tickets!
THE FOLLIES & BBQ BONANZA
4/14 (FRI) 5:00PM BBQ/ 7:00PM FOLLIES
BUY TICKETS HERE
Join us for a BBQ & variety show for the whole family featuring South Pasadena parents, teacher, and more! This event is a fundraiser supporting SPMS PTA.
PASADENA SHOWCASE HOUSE
4/23-5/21: VOLUNTEER FORM HERE
SPMS Athletic Boosters & Music Boosters are working together to recruit volunteers for the Pasadena Showcase House. The Athletic Boosters and Music Boosters will receive a $40 donation for each shift completed by each volunteer. Volunteers will earn one free House Tour ticket for every two shifts they complete. Volunteers will direct traffic from different assigned parts of the ouse.
We would like to gauge how many parents would be interest in volunteering. The Volunteer Form provides more info and gives interested parents the opportunity to sign up for the event.
Thank you for your support!
Kristin Wingard and Crystal Tees, SPMS Athletic Boosters
Tammy Cheng Selden and Lihong Shen, SPMS Music Boosters
Pasadena Showcase House Volunteer Group Liaisons
ROZANNA BARANETS, SPMS LIBRARIAN
March 20 was the start of the Iranian New Year season! Nowruz has been celebrated in Iran and the Persian diaspora for more than 3,000 years. Our “haft-seen” table in the library teaches kids what it’s all about.
Nowruz is the Iranian (or Persian) New Year celebration that happens in the spring. According to the Iranian calendar, it is the year 1401. The display we have in the library is a representation of the decorative table every Iranian family puts out at the new year. Each item has symbolic significance, as explained in the cards. Tables very from family to family, but there are always the same basic 7 items which, in the Persian language, all start with the letter “s.” The haft-seen table literally means “seven s’s.”
Students also did a craft project where they made a goldfish out of yarn and cardboard. Goldfish at the haft-seen table are symbols of life.
SPMS MUSIC BOOSTERS
Check out the Music Boosters Website for the latest news.
We thank the Pasadena Showcase for the Arts for their generous grant to support the SPMS music program.
- Wed 4/12 Orchestra Concert 6:30pm
- Wed 5/17 Choir Concert 6:30pm
- Wed 5/24 Outdoor Music Festival in Quad (Doors open 5pm, Concert 6pm)
SPMS ATHLETIC BOOSTERS
Check out the Athletic Boosters Website for game schedules and information about intramurals.
INTRAMURALS (open to all 6th-8th graders): Ultimate Frisbee (3/13 – 4/12)
COMPETITIVE: Boys Volleyball and Co-Ed Track & Field
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