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Originally delivered on 2/29/2024 3:11 pm

SUBJECT: Sudie TAG PTA Weekly eNews: 2.29.24

This Week's Quick 4:

1)TOMORROW - Join Ms. Ladipo at 9am via Zoom as she shares information about the 2024-2025 Sudie school year during our monthly Coffee with the Principal.

2)Consider joining the PTA Board for next school year! There are many options available with varying commitment levels. See below in the newsletter for position descriptions.

3) Thursday, April 7th - PTA Sponsored Sudie Tech Night: Digital Safety from 6-7:30pm at Sudie.   **DATE CHANGE!

4) Tuesday, March 5th -Take a break from cooking and pick up some delicious pizza from Zoli's! A portion of the proceeds will be donated back to Sudie (be sure to show the flyer in the newsletter when ordering).

From Principal Ladipo

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TOMORROW: Coffee with the Principal (virtual)

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

MAR 5: Dine and Donate at Zoli's Pizza (We Dine - They Donate!) 

MAR 8: Career Day

MAR 8: Career Day

APR 4: **Sudie Tech Night: Digital Safety - Sudie Parents and Students**

APR 8: Schoolwide Eclipse Viewing Activity

APR 19: Modern Band Concert

APR 26: Sudie Movie Night

MAY 4: PTO Spring Auction

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

Date Change: Sudie Tech Night

Are you a parent feeling lost about your student’s screen time, internet safety, or digital communications?

Does your student really understand the idea of a lasting digital footprint or what online privacy choices really mean? Do you?

Join us for Sudie Tech Night: Digital Safety on Thursday, April 4th.

Dinner: 5:15-6pm

Program: 6-7:30pm

RSVP by April 1st for FREE dinner provided by PTA!

This event is age appropriate for parents and their 4th-8th grade students. Officer Newsom will be speaking to parents and 4th-8th grade students separately. *Link below to hear Officer Newsom presenting at Coffee with the Principal in January.

Officer Newsom will be presenting Part 2 on Internet Safety.

Walk away with:

  • a better understanding of our digital world
  • resources for implementing safety strategies at home (and at school, and at work)
  • a customizable Family Agreement for formalizing your family’s expectations around safe, healthy technology use

This is an in-person event. Printed materials and portions of the presentations will be recorded for later distribution.

Parents may come without their student, but students may not come without their parent.

Please RSVP by April 1st to ensure materials are prepared.

Did you miss Officer Newsom's presentation at Coffee with the Principal in January? Here's the link... if you want to jump right into his presentation start at 6 minutes 30 seconds. 

Passcode: Lions23!

PTA Self Nominations

There are many opportunities to get involved - click here to read all the PTA Board/Committee Positions

Want to get involved ...or just learn more... Click here for the Self Nomination Form

Please contact the Slating Committee with any questions!  

Lily Strong (,

Shona Bell ( or 

Emily Feuille (

Deadline to submit is March 28.  

Talent Show - This Sunday!

Please plan to attend the 6th annual Sudie Talent Show this Sunday,March 3rd from 3-5:30PM at Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts.  

Coffee with the Principal - TOMORROW!

Join us for our March session of Coffee with the Principal on March 1st at 9am!  Please use the link below to enter the zoom presentation.

Information on the 2024-25 class schedule will be shared!

Join Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 880 9512 5005

Passcode: Lions!

Women's History Month

Starting Monday, March 18th through Thursday, March 28th we are hosting powerful women in our community to present during Morning Meetings and Advisory to our students! 

Whether your journey be entrepreneurship, college internships, overcoming hardships the list goes on, we want you to showcase it!

You can sign up HERE!

Presentations will be virtual and will be held during elementary morning meetings or middle school advisories (depending on your selection). Once you're signed up, an email will be sent with logistics and details regarding the event. 

Questions? Email Ms. Diaz |


Spring Field Trips

Spring Field Trips are on the Horizon for your grade levels. The trips that are on the sign-up genius are Sudie's spring enrichment trips (7th grade did their enrichment trip in the fall therefore will only have their capstone trip in the spring). 

If you would like to chaperone a spring enrichment field trip, please sign up using the Sign-Up Genius linked here

Questions? Email Ms. Diaz |

*Capstone Trips for 4th-7th graders will be announced at a later date. (8th grade went to DC!)*

Intent to Return Survey

It's that time of year Sudie Parents! 

We want to know if your student will be leaving Sudie or returning. 

ALL Sudie parents must fill out the Google form by Thursday, March 28, 2024. Whether your student is returning or parting ways, we still want to know! 

Scan the QR code or use this link

Questions? Email Ms. Carballos | 

Sudie Track & Field/Run Club

The Run Club kicked off yesterday, but there's still time for your child to join! Check out the graphic for all the juicy details! It's going to be an epic journey, and we can't wait to see you there!

Let's hit the ground running! 

Questions? Contact Ms. Hammond at

District 2 - Hillcrest High School - Monday, March 25th @ 6pm

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



We are very light on sign-ups to Stock the Lounge in February and March. Please consider signing up. Pair up with a friend to make it easier!

The staff really appreciate it!!

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!

DC Trip Fundraiser

We're looking for volunteers to help with the Egg My Yard fundraiser.

Please email if interested. 

Meow Wolf Party

Calling all 7th Graders!  There are only 20 Tickets Left to the 7th Grade Auction Party! 

8th Grade Events

Attention 8th grade parents and guardians!  

It’s going to be a busy semester as we celebrate our kids’ time at Sudie coming to an end. Please review the graphic and mark your calendars accordingly. 

Please RSVP for the Skate Party here.

Upload photos for the 8th grade memory book here.

And be on the lookout for more information as we solidify additional plans for the amazing Class of 2024!

TMSCA Results

On February 17th, Sudie students attended the first qualifier for TMSCA and we had 52 students qualify for state. Sudie earned 3rd place in Sweepstakes!

Science Team -1st

Math Team -2nd

Number Sense Team - 4th

Calculator -5th

Individual Top Ten Awards:

On February 24th, Sudie students attended the second qualifier for TMSCA, and we now have a total of 61 students qualified for the state championship. 

The Sudie Team earned:

6th Grade Team, 3rd Place Sweepstakes

7th Grade Team, 3rd Place Sweepstakes

Top 10 Individual Awards:

UIL Results

Congratulations to the Sudie students who participated in UIL on February 24th!



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!) 

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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