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Originally delivered on 4/11/2024 3:00 pm

SUBJECT: Sudie TAG PTA Weekly eNews: 4.11.24

This Week's Quick 3:

1)TONIGHT - PTA Meeting at 6:30pm AND STEM night from 5:30-7:30pm. Parents - please join the PTA meeting while your scholars are enjoying the exciting STEM activities! *Pizza sales start at 5pm!

2) Monday, April 15 Take a break from cooking and pick up some delicious pizza from Cane Rosso! A portion of the proceeds will be donated back to Sudie (be sure to show the flyer in the newsletter when ordering). 

3) School Uniform for 2024-2025 - Updates are below, please review to ensure you are prepped for another successful year at Sudie!


🦁 Click here to read Ms. Ladipo's complete letter. 🦁


TONIGHT: PTA Meeting - IN PERSON @ 6:30P

TONIGHT: Sudie STEM Night - 5:30-7:30P

APR 15: Dine & Donate @ Cane Rosso Lakewood

APR 16: Science STAAR Test (5th & 7th Grade)

APR 16: Social Studies STAAR Test (8th Grade)

APR 19: Modern Band Concert

APR 20: Sudie TAG Fine Arts Banquet 

APR 22-26: Office Staff and TA Appreciation Week

APR 23: Math STAAR Test (4th-7th Grade)

APR 24: Algebra STAAR Test (8th Grade)

APR 26: Sudie Movie Night

APR 26: Capstone Trip - 5th Grade

APR 27: North Texas Teen Book Festival

APR 27: 7th and 8th Grade Spring Dance

APR 29: Final SBDM Meeting

MAY 1: Field Trips (Grades 4,6,8)

MAY 4: PTO Spring Auction

MAY 10: Capstone Trip - 6th Grade

MAY 15: Capstone Trip - 4th Grade

MAY 17: Capstone Trip - 7th Grade

MAY 24: Last Day of School & House Parade

JUN 1: Sudie End of Year Party @ Frog Pond

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


Don't miss STEM Night - TONIGHT!!

Grab pizza for dinner in the cafeteria and work your way through the amazing activities, including:

  • Planetarium (gym)
  • Boba making (teacher's lounge)
  • Coding + Ozobots (library)
  • AND so much more!

Parents:  Check out the STEM activities and then join the PTA meeting in the auditorium while the kids continue to learn and play!

We are also still in need of volunteers to help with set-up, manning stations and clean-up.  

Please sign-up here:

Sudie Tech Night was a Success!

Thank you for all who participated at our Sudie Tech Night last week! Officer Newsom and Detective Jones from DPD presented to both our parents and scholars. John Patton from Code Ninjas (Preston Hallow) led a discussion with parents on home internet security, thank you Code Ninjas!

Our middle school scholars heard from Danielle Gerhart, AP from Bryan Adams HS and our elementary scholars had an interactive presentation with Lindsay Goldapp, 6th grade parent and co-owner of Stomping Ground. 

A special thank you to the PTA board members supporting the smooth flow of the evening and the PTO's support with parking. Lastly, Mexico Lindo served a full spread of tacos and sides!

If you missed Tech Night and would like the handouts - please email or come out to the PTA meeting tonight where they will be available.

Modern Band Concert

The Modern Band Concert is next Friday April 19th at 6:30PM! 

Join us for Sudie Palooza featuring our 6th, 7th and 8th grade bands. You won't want to miss this night of music and fun! 

Students performing that night are allowed to stay after school to sound check, eat and get ready for the concert. 

Parents who want to volunteer can sign up here:

We look forward to a great performance!

North Texas Teen Book Festival


They've announced the authors!

Make plans to visit on your own ($10 parking) or take a school bus with Mrs. Garnica for the whole day (7 am - 5:30 pm)! 

PTO Auction Update

WE NEED DONATIONS! To help make the PTO Auction a HUGE success, we need any and all Auction Items. Please review the flyer for creative ideas that will make the bidding so much more fun. The deadline to submit your item(s) is April 24th, so act fast.

The link below will provide the donation information needed by PTO -- email PrideofSudie@gmail.comupon completion.

2024_Auction party_donation_form.docx

If you haven't bought your tickets to attend the PTO Auction, don’t delay! Visit to purchase.

Final SBDM General Meeting

Join us for the final SBDM general meeting of the year. This meeting will be virtual only. All are welcome!

When: Monday, April 29th @ 7:00 PM

Meeting Link:

Meeting ID: 856 3991 0320

Passcode: Sudie!

New Sudie Swag

New! Classic navy cap with embroidered Sudie Logo!

Love the class Sudie TAG T-shirt but want a little more personalization? PREORDER your Sudie MOM/DAD T-shirt! PREORDERS open only until 4/30/24 to guarantee delivery before the end of school. 

PREORDER - Classic MOM/DAD T-shirt | Sudie TAG Spirit Store

Sudie Capstone Trips

Capstone trips are on the horizon for grades 4th - 7th. Please review the graphic or email for more info!

Big Thought After School Care

Sudie has after school care until 6pm. Take advantage of the drop ins and weekly care. If numbers continue to decline we will not be able have Big Thought available at our campus.

2024 Fine Arts Award Nominees Announced!

Please join us for the 2024 Sudie TAG Fine Arts Banquet.  Nominees attend for free but must reserve a spot prior to event.   

Additional attendees tickets are $15

April 20, 2024 at 6pm

Cochran Chapel 

Students are encouraged to bring their family as they are honored this evening, 

Order Your Sudie Yearbook!

The date to buy Sudie 2023-24 yearbooks and/or ads has been extended to May 1st. 

Don't delay - buy yours today!

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 Sudie families. 

Want to make the night even easier? Pre-order a large pizza and 4 drinks for $20! Order Here!Pizza pre-sales end 4/24.

Sign up here to help out with the event:

Save the Date!

Mark your calendars for our school-wide end of year celebration! The end of the year party is for current (or outgoing) Sudie families. More details to come soon! 

STAAR Test - April 16

On Tuesday, April 16th, 5th & 7th grade students will take the Science STAAR test and 8th grade the Social Studies STAAR test. 

Student attire may be sweatpants/comfortable pants with Sudie swag OR Sudie uniform. NO pajama pants/shorts. Blankets are allowed, NO pillows

To ensure our campus remains a secure testing site, visitors will not be allowed on campus. 

For further questions, please contact Ms. Diaz |

Dress Code Update for 24-25 School Year

Spring Dance

Sudie 7th & 8th grade students are invited to an end of the year celebration at the school the evening of Saturday, April 27th.  

Please RSVP here: 

Line Dance the Night Away - Sudie 7th/8th Grade Dance (

Parents—we need your help to make this celebration a success!  Please sign up for a donation or volunteer spot here: 

Sudie Middle School Parents: Spring 2024 Sudie 7th & 8th Grade Dance (

Meow Wolf Party

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

8th Grade Events

Attention 8th grade parents and guardians!  

Please review the graphic and mark your calendars accordingly. And be on the lookout for more information as we solidify additional plans for the amazing Class of 2024.

Spring Dance

Sudie 7th & 8th grade students are invited to an end of the year celebration at the school the evening of Saturday, April 27th.  

Please RSVP here: 

Line Dance the Night Away - Sudie 7th/8th Grade Dance (

Parents—we need your help to make this celebration a success!  Please sign up for a donation or volunteer spot here: 

Sudie Middle School Parents: Spring 2024 Sudie 7th & 8th Grade Dance (



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. Please consider signing up. Pair up with a friend to make it easier!

The staff really appreciate it!!

Updated COVID-19 Guidance

The Texas Department of State Health Services has updated its school exclusion criteria to align the requirement for COVID-19 with those for other respiratory viruses like flu. 

Students now only need to be excluded from school until they have been fever free for 24 hours without the use of fever-reducing medication.  

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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