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Originally delivered on 2/8/2024 12:43 pm

SUBJECT: Sudie TAG PTA Weekly eNews: 2.8.24

This Week's Quick 3:

1)TONIGHT! Come join us for the PTA General Meeting at 6:30pm in the Sudie library with a special speaker presenting, "But it has to be perfect."

2)SATURDAY! Join us for Sudie's first-ever Cultural Day from 4:00 – 6:30pm! Come learn about Sudie's diverse culture through performances, foods and presentations from around the globe.

3)MONDAY! Join us for our next virtual SBDM meeting on February 12th at 7pm to share feedback on your Sudie experience. The school wants to hear from you!

From Principal Ladipo

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FEB 5-9: Talent Show Preview Week

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

FEB 10: Sudie Cultural Night (4:00 - 6:30p)

FEB 12-16: Kindness Week

FEB 12: SBDM General Meeting @ 7pm (Virtual)

FEB 14-15: 8th Grade Poetry Cafe

FEB 15: 7th Grade DC Trip Mandatory Meeting

FEB 19: No School

FEB 20: Picture Day (Free Dress Day all grades)

MAR 3: Sudie Talent Show (3:00p)

APR 26: Movie Night

MAY 4: PTO Spring Auction

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

February PTA Meeting

Join us on Tonight at 6:30pm for our PTA meeting in the Sudie library.

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

Join us for Cultural Night!

Join us for Sudie’s inaugural cultural night event THIS SATURDAY!  We can’t wait to celebrate Sudie’s rich diversity and cultures at Around The World, The Sudie Way. 

Enjoy an afternoon filled with an amazing array of performances, Flamenco tutorials, henna tattoos, presentations, food and fun! 

Saturday, February 10th


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

SBDM Meeting

Want to share feedback on your Sudie experience? Join us for the third SBDM general meeting of the year! Ms. Ladipo will be conducting the parent portion of the Campus Needs Assessment to gather input that will guide the development of the Campus Improvement Plan. We’ll also be providing brief updates on subcommittee initiatives. This meeting will be virtual only. All are welcome!

When: Monday, February 12th @ 7:00 PM

Meeting Link:

Meeting ID: 864 4320 8325

Passcode: Sudie!

Save the Date for Future Meetings: Virtual @ 7:00 PM on 4/29/24

Make plans to attend one of these DISD Meetings that will discuss huge budget updates impacting every single school in the district.


Carpool AND Bus Line

BRING CASH OR PREPAY via Venmo by 10am on 2/9 Venmo @Sudie-PTO 

Note Bake Sale AND student’s name. All unused funds will be a donation

Superbowl Fundraiser

Who’s ready for SB squares to raise money for our kids’ DC trip?!?!
$25 per square, $1050 in total winnings and $1450 raised for the kids’ trip!

Enter your name in a square and Venmo @Sudie-PTO. Please note "Sudie Super Bowl." If Venmo is coming from a different name than in square, please add both Sudie Super Bowl and square name in Venmo note.

Feel free to share Google Sheets link with anyone who wants to participate -  Other Sudie parents, friends and family outside of school. If we fill it early we can potentially do a second to raise more $$.

Thanks! Elyse & Jason Slayton - Xander’s parents :) 

Talent Show Previews

Friday is the LAST DAY!!

ALL ACTS--including MCs-must preview this week. 

4/5 during specials

6/7/8 during advisory

Sign up for a slot today!

or contact Shona Bell 

Volunteers for Fine Arts


Love the beautiful art displays and the wonderful performances by modern band, choir, orchestra, and theater?

Get involved. WE NEED YOUR HELP!! Sign up here

Movie Night

Mark your calendars!  Sudie's 2nd Annual Movie Night is coming up on Friday, April 26.  Bring the family out for a fun night with your Sudie community.  More details coming soon!

Coffee with the Principal - Recording

Please click the link below to access last Friday's recording of Coffee with the Principal. Sudie's own Rebecca Bruant presented on the topic of how you can help your child succeed academically
Passcode: Lions23! 

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!  

Sudie Swag - Glitter Sticker

Brand new and very limited stock! Get your small little glitter SUDIE MOM sticker before they're all gone! 

Available in the swag store!

Cheer Information Meeting


Want to find out what it takes to be on this energetic, fun squad? 
All grades and skill levels are welcome to attend.

Parent meeting to go over all cheer details. 

Current and new members should attend. 

Info packets available in the office for pickup on Friday 2/9. 


February 12, 2024



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!!

DC Trip Meeting - 7th Grade

Second chance to attend the mandatory introductory meeting about the DC Trip.

If you attended the 1/18 meeting you do not need to attend this one. The same information will be presented.

February 15, 2024

8:00 PM


Poetry Cafe

Mrs. Bailey is setting up a "Poetry Cafe" for our promising 8th grade poets!  Please sign up to help supervise and serve refreshments on Feb 14th or 15th during normal class times.

Destination Imagination Results

Congratulations to all the Sudie DI teams that competed at the tournament on Saturday! Four Sudie teams placed and three are moving on to State! 



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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