Your PTA is dedicated to building strong bonds among the school, home and community - all to ensure the best possible middle school experience for the children of South Pasadena. As a volunteer-run organization, we welcome everyone’s involvement.
During the 2013/2014 school year, we will place special focus on:
• Enhancing parent engagement and involvement
• Building stronger teacher partnerships
• Improving the quality of communication with families
• Making whatever difference we can during the current educational budget crisis
Please consider becoming a member, getting involved, and attending an upcoming meeting or event. Together, we can make a significant difference for our children.
Sign up for eScrip today.  And when you shop for office supplies, use the SPMS PTA reward numbers: 

We've taken our most important forms online - save paper and save time!
* Sign Up to Volunteer Your Time 
* Sign Up for eScrip (Vons & Pavilions Receipts) 
* Become a PTA Member and Donate to Wish Fund

Save the Date - Final PTA meeting on 6/4
Our final SPMS PTA meeting of the 2013-14 school year is coming up on June 4. The meeting will take place at 8:15am in the Tiger Cub room. Please join us!
8th Grade Graduation Leis
Congratulations to the 8th class of 2014! Celebrate Tiger-style with a Fire-Orange Lei for your graduate!  
Download this flyer to pre-order your lei.
Please note: Checks are payable to the lei company, not to SPMS PTA. Leis can be picked up at promotion starting at 4:30. All leis must be picked up by the end of promotion that evening.
SPMS Open House - May 21
Open House is Wednesday, May 21. Classrooms open at 6:30pm, but come join us at 5pm in the SPMS parking lot for food trucks and mingling!
SPMS Open House - May 21 Open House is Wednesday, May 21. Classrooms open at 6:30pm, but come join us at 5pm in the SPMS parking lot for food trucks and mingling!
College Awareness Day - May 30
Volunteers Needed for College Awareness Day which is on Friday, May 30, 12:30 pm-2:30 pm.  Small, liberal arts school or a major university? Urban or rural campus? Public or private? To help students understand the differences and start getting a sense of the thousands of universities available to them, SPMS PTA is recruiting parents to act as college reps during College Awareness Day.  Please help by volunteering to represent your alma mater, sign up at
SPMS PTA 2014 Honorary Service Awards Nominations
Each year PTAs honor individuals and organizations for their dedication to serving our children and our schools. Parent volunteers, staff, teachers, community members, students and organizations can be nominated for these awards, which will be presented at our annual HSA luncheon on June 2.
Year round shopping continues with our SPMS PTA Amazon Link
Just go through this link: and you will go directly to your own Amazon homepage with no additional steps. SPMS PTA  will benefit from your shopping all year long!  Feel free to share the link with family and friends, and you can always find the link here on our homepage.
More about Common Core
Thanks for attending the common core forum presented by SPMS PTA. Please check the Parent Resources section for handouts and an online parent question form.
eScrip Reminder
.Did you know you need to renew your escrip registration yearly? Don't forget to register online - anyone with a Vons or Pavillions card is eligible to participate!
We are still happily accepting donations for the Wish Night Fund. You can drop off a check payable to SPMS PTA at the school office anytime, or you can donate securely via our website here. Thank you to those of you who have donated - your generosity is very much appreciated!
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