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Originally delivered on 3/7/2024 2:30 pm

SUBJECT: Sudie TAG PTA Weekly eNews: 3.7.24

This Week's Quick 3:

1)Have a wonderful Spring Break! See you back on Monday, March 18th!

2) Please remember to complete the StudentIntent to Return Survey if you have not yet done so.

3) SBDM is hosting a Twice Exceptional Town Hall, Wednesday, March 20th @ 5pm in the Sudie Library. 

4) Save the Date for the PTO Spring Auction Party on May 4. Ticket sales open March 21 @ 9AM!

From Principal Ladipo

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MAR 8: Career Day


MAR 20: SBDM Meeting - 2E Town Hall

MAR 20-22: Sudie TAG Theater Performs High School Musical 

MAR 26: PTO General Meeting


APR 3: Acceptance Night for Incoming 4th Graders @ 6P

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

APR 5: Coffee with the Principal

APR 8: Schoolwide Eclipse Viewing Activity

APR 11: PTA Meeting - IN PERSON @ 6:30p

APR 11: Sudie STEM Night

APR 15: Dine & Donate @ Cane Rosso Lakewood

APR 9-24: STAAR Testing

APR 19: Modern Band Concert

APR 26: Sudie Movie Night

MAY 4: PTO Spring Auction

MAY 24: Last Day of School & House Parade

JUN 1: All School End of Year Party (6:30p, details forthcoming)

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

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.  

PTO General Meeeting & Auction

Ensure you have two DATES on the calendar. 

Join us for our last General Meeting of the year on March 26th (location TBD) 

And, the BIGGEST PTO fundraiser of the year, “Sudie Possible” Auction Party on May 4th @ 1350 Manufacturing St #109, Dallas.

  • Tickets go on sale March 21st @ 9am —
  • Sponsorship opportunities available NOW
    • Event Sponsor (2): $1,500
    • Bar, Food, and Band Sponsor: $1,000 each
    • Secret Agent Sponsor (10): $500
    • Email for more information
STAAR Testing

STAAR season is fast approaching! Please view the PDF for more detailed information about the tests and how to prepare.

Sudie Shirts - Back in Stock!

Did you miss out on the vintage style t-shirts

Need a refresh on your classic shirt

Get ‘em while they’re back in stock and before the incoming fourth grade families clear out the inventory!  


Come see these East High Students grapple with the troubles our own Sudie students face of being gifted in multiple areas and how to find the balance. Will these students learn that it all starts with openness and supportive friends, teachers, and family. Or do they "Stick to the Status Quo"?  

High School Musical tickets are general admission tickets. Doors will open approximately 15 minutes before show time. All shows are at the Sudie Williams TAG Auditorium.

Check in at the door with ticket purchaser name. Ticket sales close 24 hours before each show start time.  If not sold out, tickets will be available for purchase at the door.

Performances are Wednesday, Thursday & Friday (Mar 20-22) @ 6:30pm. 

SATURDAY matinee may be added depending upon ticket sales. 

Get your tickets here:

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!

Solar Eclipse Viewing Party

Sudie is hosting a Solar Eclipse viewing party! We are excited to watch the 2024 Solar Eclipse right in Sudie's backyard! 

Parents, if you'd like to volunteer to chaperone/monitor, please sign up here! We encourage all students to bring picnic blankets for a safe and fun experience! 

Review the graphic for more information or email 

Order your pre-filled candy eggs by March 24th and they'll be hidden in your yard the evening of March 30th (between 8-11 p.m.) by grateful Sudie 7th graders.  

Thank you for supporting the Sudie Williams TAG Class of 2024 D.C. Trip! 

Questions?  Please e-mail or text 303-717-9368.

Movie Night

Please mark your calendars and plan to spend some time with your Sudie community at Family Movie Night on April 26.  Come for the friends, pizza, and concessions, and stay for The Mitchells v. The Machines.  

This funny and heartwarming film is a favorite among kids and parents alike, and we can't wait to watch it with you and our incoming 4th grade families. 

If you're interested in volunteering for this event, be on the lookout for a sign-up coming soon. 

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 | 

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 |


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.

Egg My Yard

Our kids (with our help and supervision) will hide pre-filled candy eggs in yards around DISD the evening of March 30 so they are ready for egg hunts on March 31. Here is how you can help:


  • Get the word out ASAP! Please share the flyers and link found in this newsletter via social media, text, e-mail, leaving in mailboxes, posting at daycares/preschools (with permission), Nextdoor, and any other way you can think of.

  • Bring plastic eggs filled with nut-free candy to the collection bin in the Sudie front office through March 27. If possible, please put the eggs in a bag with your child’s name on a piece of paper so they can get credit.

  • Be on the lookout for a sign-up to help deliver eggs on March 30.
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

TMSCA had their final qualifier on Saturday, and the Sudie TMSCA Team earned first place sweepstakes! We won first place in all four contests. We have 72 students that have qualified for the TMSCA state championship! 

Individual Top Ten Awards:



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!) 



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!!

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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