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Originally delivered on 5/2/2024 3:48 pm

SUBJECT: Sudie TAG PTA Weekly eNews: 5.2.24

This Week's Quick 2:

1) Saturday, May 4 - Purchase your ticket today for the Spring Auction - PTO's biggest fundraiser party of the year! Only 10 tickets remaining! Also, be sure to bid on some of the amazing silent auction items - either in person or online.

2) May 6-10 - Teacher Appreciation is next week! Let's show our gratitude for the AWESOME job they are doing! 



MAY 4: PTO Spring Auction

MAY 6-10: Teacher Appreciation Week

MAY 7: Youth Violence Prevention Day 

MAY 9: PTA General Meeting 

MAY 10: Coffee with the Principal

MAY 10: Capstone Trip - 6th Grade

MAY 11: Sudie Movie Night

MAY 13-17: Sudie Book Fair

MAY 14: Reading MAP Testing (4th-8th Grade)

MAY 14: Math MAP Testing (5th-8th Grade)

MAY 15: Capstone Trip - 4th Grade

MAY 17: Capstone Trip - 7th Grade

MAY 20-21: ACP Testing

MAY 22: Field Day

MAY 24: Last Day of School & House Parade (early release)

JUN 1: Sudie End of Year Party @ Frog Pond

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

PTO Auction Update

⏱️ Let’s get ready to bid, support, and PARTY on Saturday at our Annual PTO Auction!

What a great start to Auction Week with the commencement of bidding — we are currently over $19,000 in sales! is your one-stop shop for the Auction. 

  • Tickets: We are almost at capacity with an allotment of 10 tickets remaining, so don’t procrastinate. We will not be able to accept walk-ins at the door. Visit to secure the last few spots.
    • Don’t worry if you can’t attend, you can still bid. Process the “Online Bid Access” ticket, input your credit card, and get to spending.

  • Our next Silent Auction drop will be Parties & Baskets! These items will make their appearance in the catalog earlier, but be available for PURCHASE on Thursday at 8pm. 

  • Review the attached FAQ flyer for information on attire, schedule, food, and auction item pickup. 

Countdown begins...

Teacher Appreciation Week

Teacher Appreciation Week is approaching! 

May 6-10, we will be celebrating our world-class, gold-medal teachers. Please refer to the graphic for a sneak peek of how the PTA plans to spoil them. 

And check out the link to the Amazon wishlist for opportunities to purchase items for their end of the week gift bag. For convenience, please have items shipped directly to the address provided on the wishlist.

Thank you for helping us make this week extra special!

PTA General Meeting, May 9th, 6:30PM

Join us on Thursday, May 9th for our final PTA meeting on zoom! We will be voting on the proposed 2024-2025 budget and announcements to finish out the year and prepare for the next! 

PTA will be sharing information on purchasing school supplies from EduKit for 2024-2025.

In August, Sudie PTA will be sponsoring our Used Uniform Sale. Start gathering up the clothing your child has outgrown. Bins will be placed in front of the school to collect in May! 

Be sure to review the Student Dress Code. 4th & 5th grade - navy and white polos and 6th-8th grade hunter green and white polos. The full dress code is in the 'Previously Shared Information' below.

Join Zoom Meeting;omn=82299835529

Meeting ID: 562 401 0932
Passcode: GoLions!

Coffee with the Principal

Join us for our May session of Coffee with the Principal on May 10th! Ms. Amy Garnica, our campus Media Specialist and favorite Librarian, will be joining! Be sure to use the link below to enter the zoom presentation.

Join Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 880 9512 5005

Passcode: Lions!

Youth Violence Prevention Day

This year, Dallas ISD has identified May 7th as Youth Violence Prevention Day. In remembrance of Alex Orange, a high school senior whose death by gun violence inspired the founding of Students Against Violence Everywhere (SAVE) in 1989, all students can wear orange with jeans or their school uniform Tuesday, May 7th

FREE Summer Camps!

For more information click here and then click on the ”summer learning guide” link under Step 1: Explore…

Follow the steps and enjoy searching the various different types of camps offered for FREE: sports, debate, yearbook, music, dance, robotics, coding, etc… OH & AVID!

Sudie Movie Night

Bring a chair or a blanket and join us on the blacktop at Sudie for Family Movie Night on Saturday, May 11th.  The Mitchells v. The Machines, a 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.  We'll have door prizes and giveaways, too.  You don't want to miss this! 

Want to make the night even easier? Pre-order a large pizza and 4 drinks for $20! Order Here!Pizza pre-sales end on Thursday, May 9th. Limited additional pizzas will be available at the event on a first-come, first-serve basis, along with concessions.

We need your help to make this event a success, so please consider signing up to volunteer: go/9040C4BACA628ABFA7- 48880642-family

Upcoming Dates & Information

We have lots to look forward to in the next couple of weeks. 

Check out the PDF to review all that is on the horizon!

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! 



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!) 


Dress Code Update for 24-25 School Year



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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