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Originally delivered on 2/1/2024 3:00 pm

SUBJECT: Sudie TAG PTA Weekly eNews: 2.1.24

This Week's Quick 3:

1) Mark your calendars to attend Sudie's first-ever Cultural Day on Saturday, February 10th from 4-6:30pm! Come learn about Sudie's diverse culture through performances, foods and presentations from around the globe.

2) Come join us for the PTA General Meeting on February 8th at 6:30pm in the Sudie library with a special speaker presenting, "But it has to be perfect."

3) Coffee with the Principal is tomorrow! Sudie's own Ms. Bruant will be the guest speaker and discuss how you can help your child succeed academically.

From Principal Ladipo

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TOMORROW: Coffee w/ Principal 


FEB 3: Destination Imagination Competition

FEB 5-12: Talent Show Preview Week

FEB 7: Field Trip to Angelika Film Center

FEB 8: PTA General Meeting @ 6:30pm (In-Person)

FEB 10: Sudie Cultural Night

FEB 20: Picture Day

MAR 3: Sudie Talent Show

MAY 4: PTO Spring Auction

(Full calendar of events can always be found on Sudie TAG website)

Join us for Cultural Night!

Join us for Sudie’s inaugural cultural night event!  We can’t wait to celebrate Sudie’s rich diversity and cultures with YOU!  Around The World, The Sudie Way will be an amazing array of performances, presentations, food and fun you won’t want to miss! 

Saturday, February 10th


*Parking for the event will be on the back field and entrance will be through the gymnasium doors. 

Coffee with the Principal - TOMORROW

Join us for our February session of Coffee with the Principal tomorrow from 9am-10am! We are excited to host Sudie's very own, Ms. Rebecca Bruant who teaches elementary art and middle school health/PE! 

She'll be speaking on the topic of how you can help your child succeed academically. Use the link below to enter the zoom presentation.

Join Zoom Meeting:
Meeting ID: 880 9512 5005
Passcode: Lions! 

SUDIE's 6th Annual Talent show

Sunday March 3, 2024 at Booker T. Washington High School. 

All participants must preview their act. Please sign up today here:

Student previews begin on Monday, February 5th.

Field Trip Chaperones

Attentions Sudie Parents! 

All 4th through 8th students will be attending the KidFilm Festival at the Angelika Theater next Wednesday, February 7th

If you are interested in volunteering as a parent chaperone, please use the link below to sign up!  Slots are on a first come first serve basis and all parent chaperones will need to provide their own transportation to the theater. 

Parent Chaperone Sign Up Link

All volunteers must be Voly approved.

Be sure to enter your email/phone number in the comment section of the sign up so that the front office can communicate further details. 

Questions? Please email Ms. Diaz |  

February PTA Meeting

Join us on Thursday, February 8th at 6:30pm for our PTA meeting in the Sudie library.

Following the PTA meeting Cici Santos from Family & Community Engagement with DISD presenting, "But, it's got to be PERFECT!"

Black History Month

Sudie is excited to celebrate the rich history, stories, and achievements of African Americans throughout our nation, state, county, and district during Black History Month. 

Each day students will have the opportunity to answer trivia questions that encourage the learning and celebration of Black History. The students who answer correctly will win a prize!  


This Saturday from 9-3 at the Dallas Convention Center

Register and more info at

Click here for your last chance to grab a spot at the remaining OktoROARFest parties!  

Sudie Swag

They’re back! Larger size stickers and car magnets (6” x 2.5”)! Find them in the swag store! 

And need something a little different for your secret pal? How about some Sudie socks!!  

Cheer Information Meeting

Please join us via Zoom on February 12th at 6:30pm to hear about Cheer for the 2024-2025 school year.   

Tryouts are just around the corner and we have some exciting new changes to how the program will work (including 2 squads with different levels of commitment) and great opportunities for all the Sudie cheerleaders so all Lions can find their place on the Spectacular Sudie TAG Cheer team. 

The parent survey will be opening in March.

Recess Volunteers Needed


In order for middle school outdoor recess to continue this semester we need many more volunteers!

Please sign up here:

Spring Picture Day

SAY CHEESE! Tuesday, February 20th, LifeTouch will return to take Spring Pictures. The pictures will be held in the morning in the Sudie Auditorium. 

As these photos will be used for our Sudie Yearbook, please have your students come in their Best Free Dress! 

Need more info? Email Ms. Diaz at

Stock the Lounge


Please consider stocking the upper or lower lounge this semester.  The staff really appreciate it!!

Sudie Cheer

Sudie TAG Cheer came out to support Sudie sports and the 6th grade Sudie basketball team on Saturday, January 27.  What a great game!!

To request the cheer team at your event please complete this form.



Please take the easy steps to set up these passive fundraising opportunities and earn money the lazy way all year long!

Greenworks Recycling

PLEASE DON’T THROW AWAY CLOTHES AND TEXTILES! Drop them off in the bin by the school playground during carpool!!

Sudie and Clothes Bin have partnered to collect and recycle old clothing, shoes and textiles.

Keep these items OUT of landfills AND raise money for Sudie – at 8 cents a pound it’s a WIN-WIN!

  • Clothing – pants, jeans, skirts, dresses, shorts, suits, tees, tanks, undergarments
  • Footwear – shoes, boots, heels, sandals, socks, tights
  • Accessories – hats, belts, ties, scarves, headbands
  • Handbags – wallets, totes, luggage, backpacks, briefcases
  • Linens – towels, sheets, comforters, blankets, tablecloths
Mabel's Labels

Start planning for your kids to lose stuff before they actually do. Order labels to put on their most prized items so they don't end up in the sea of lost and found! 

When you order from Mabel's Labels, Sudie earns 20% from each order! 

Go to and select Sudie L Williams PTA before you shop!

Kroger Shopping

Please consider signing up with Kroger's Community Rewards program. It takes only a few minutes with these 4 simple steps:

  1. Login in on
  2. Go to My Account>Community Rewards
  3. Set your supporting organization to: Sudie Tag PTA
  4. Shop

You never have to think about it again and Sudie earns $$$ when you shop. Please sign up today (ask the extended family to do it, too!) 

Sudie Ranked #1!

EXCITING NEWS! Sudie L. Williams TAG Academy has been ranked as the #1 Best Elementary School in North Texas! 

Free Dress Fridays

Every Friday (& only on Fridays) Free Dress day passes are sold outside the cafeteria and/or front foyer only in the morning. The passes are $2 each - CASH ONLY.

Students are only allowed to wear free dress on the Friday when their pass is purchased. No ripped jeans are allowed & please ensure all free dress is appropriate. All proceeds go to student enrichment activities!

Questions? Email Ms. Diaz,  

Dismissal Changes

If you need to change your student's dismissal/after school transportation, please communicate your change to Ms. Diaz or Ms. Carballos by email, phone or Remind NO LATER than 3:30pm. 

This is to ensure that all students receive dismissal directions within an early enough time frame. Please DO NOT text your student dismissal changes as students are NOT allowed to use their cell phones during instructional hours 8:35am-3:55pm. 

Ms. Diaz - Office Manager


Ms. Carballos - Data Controller


We are grateful for all of our staff: Celebrate w/ Sudie Staff Shout Outs

Do your kids come home and say something sweet about one of the teachers or faculty members at Sudie and you think...that was so nice, I should tell them that! is your chance!

The school admin team would like to recognize outstanding staff members, and they need our help.

Use this form to recognize a Sudie Staff member who is going above and beyond this week.

Student Shout-Outs

Please send any accomplishments, awards or praises of any Sudie Activties/Clubs/Sports to Lily Strong at so we can be sure to properly recognize our students!  

Feel free to send photos that can be shared on Enews and our Facebook Page! 

Fundraising Request Form

If you are interested in scheduling a fundraiser for a Sudie club or grade level please fill out the below form.

The principal is responsible for collecting, controlling, disbursing, and accounting for all school activity funds.  

The Board of Control (BOC) meets once a month (last Friday). All fundraiser requests must be submitted to Ms. Anyssa Diaz (in the google form) by noon on the last Friday.   

Submit form here

Share Sudie Pictures

Share your awesome Sudie pictures here. You might make it into the yearbook!

Volunteers Required to Complete VOLY

Time to complete the ANNUAL background check to be allowed on campus to volunteer. More details and opportunities here.

Grade Level Reps

Grade Level Reps: If you ever need clarification on any info, they are a great place to start. 

4th: Stephanie Dolph & Kay Wood

5th: Liz Johnson & Elena Richey

6th: Lindsay Goldapp & Nikki Hurston

7th: Melissa Cunningham & Kristine Osborn

8th: Melanie Davis & Kristy Dixon

Sudie Website Calendar

Add Sudie's website calendar to your digital calendar. Follow the directions here:

Please refer to our Sudie Staff Quick Contacts for any staff contacts you may need. Staff new to Sudie are highlighted blue.

A Staffing Diagram can also be found on the Sudie school website contacts page:

Join the Sudie PTA Facebook Group!
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