7th & 8th Grade Dance
Mardi Gras Mask  
SMS 7th and 8th Grade Dance
Mardi Gras Masquerade
Saturday, February 13, 2016
8:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Tickets are $20 each and go on sale Monday, February 1st.
 Dance Dress Guidelines
Dresses may not be cut below the bust line.
Dresses with spaghetti straps or strapless dresses should be modest and fit appropriately.
The dress should be fingertip length or longer.
No two piece outfits where midriffs show are allowed.
Dresses may have small cutouts on the back.  Cutouts that drop below the bust line are not allowed.
Appropriate undergarments should be worn.
With modesty in mind, the dress code will be enforced.
If you have any questions or concerns about whether your dress meets guidelines, please have dress approved by Mrs. Ayo
Slacks, dress shirts, sweaters, and pullovers are typically worn.
Nice jeans are allowed.
No t-shirts are allowed.

The Scholastic Book Fair will be in our middle school library from 7:45 a.m - 3:45 p.m. on February 11th-19th. Parents are welcome to come shop anytime during Book Fair hours! Students will be attending the fair during their regular library times or before/after school. If you send money with your child, please include enough for the 8.25% tax. Checks should be made payable to Sunnyvale ISD. Please consider donating a book from the Book Fair as a special gift to your child’s classroom library. Be sure to visit the Book Fair online at http://bookfairs.scholastic.com/homepage/sunnyvalemiddleschool3. The online Book Fair is available for an extended time until February 29th. All orders ship to school for FREE and each purchase benefits our school!

   Congratulations, SMS Raider Basketball on a Great Season!
SMS Basketball  
 8th A - Co-District Champs
8th B - District Champs
7th A - District Champs
7th B - 2nd Place 

Congratulations to all
SHS Lady Raider Basketball Teams!
SMS Lady Raider Basketball
Combined record of 35-1
3 undefeated teams
4 district championships 
1 memorable season 

 SMS Singers Chosen for All-Region Choir
SMS All Region Choir
 Congratulations to the 9 Sunnyvale Middle School Choir singers who were chosen for the All-Region Choir! They are Kelleyton Wilson, Jr., Robert Sloan, Andrew Vanek, Joshua Wilson, Andrew Daniel, Cameron Kilpatrick, Noah Howard, Noah Crownover, and Breann Mayes. This is the second year that Kelleyton and Cameron were chosen for the group. Kelleyton and Andrew Daniel were had the highest scores in their audition rooms. Thank you for representing the SMS Choir program so well!

January's Brantley Alford
Students of the Month
Students of the Month  
Left to right: Andy Fassoth (8th),
Brenden Gomez (7th),
Kendra Meras (6th),
and Xen De Guzman (5th)

Congratulation, Sunnyvale Middle School!
2015-2016 UIL Academic District Champions 
The SMS Academic teams had an impressive day at the UIL district meet. SMS had 1st place teams in most categories, many times with a 1st, 2nd and 3rd place sweep in individual competition. 
  For a list of individual awards, click here.

 SMS One Act Play Brings Home Top Honors

Congratulations to SMS Theatre!  The production of "Peter/Wendy" earned first place in the UIL One Act Play competition.
Individual Honors:
 Honor Crew - Mekal Mathew

Honorable Mention All Star Cast - McKinley Ream

All Star Cast - Megan Statham, Cameron Kilpatrick, Kaylee Wilson, Lili Anthony

SchooKidz Flyer  

Read to Succeed Logo
Six Flags Read to Succeed Kicks Off
The Six Flags Read to Succeed incentive program for grades K-6 begins now and ends on February 12, 2016. Students who complete a total of six hours of recreational reading and return the signed reading log by February 12th will receive a ticket to Six Flags Theme Park. Please check your child's Friday folder for the parent letter with information about this program and your student's reading log.

 First LEGO League
 Finalists from Sunnyvale 
Special congratulations are in order for
Hannah Lawless, Kendra Meras,
Madisyn Cowden, Carter Morgan, and
Colton Morgan.  These SMS students
not only participated in the first LEGO
League competition this past weekend,
 but placed 5th overall in a field of 36
entries.  This allows them to skip the
next qualifier and go straight to the 
North Texas Regional Finals
competition to be held in February. 
Well done! 
 STEM Finalists Lego Team

SMS Students Make All Region Band
SMS Region Band  
Last Thursday the 7th/8th Grade Band Members
competed in the All-Region Band Auditions.
The Raiders competed against 20 schools
with over 500 kids. Please congratulate the following
students for making the band:
David John- Symphonic 1
Bekah Shoemaker- Symphonic 2
Abi Skidmore- Concert 2
Katy Kilgore- Concert 2
Tenor Saxophone
Brendon Ferguson- Symphonic 2
Baritone Saxophone
Shannon McCoy- Concert Band 1
Lynsie Coning- Symphonic 5
Rachael Stevens- 1st Alternate
Loralai Milton- Symphonic 6
Shelley De La Cruz- Concert 4
Hannah Thomas- Concert 9
Madison Nguyen- Symphonic 12
Matthew Giordano- Concert 1
Claire Thomas- Concert 3
Daniel Segundo- Concert 5
Anjaly Varghese- Concert 8
Alyssa Schabel- Concert 13
Alto Saxophone
Cole Ramirez- 1st Alternate
Camden Dortch- Concert 2
Alex Crawford- Concert 11
French Horn
Lili Anthony- Concert 6
Ella Ranta- 1st Alternate
Joel Das- Symphonic 6
Steven Ohakwe- Symphonic 1
Bryce Fothergill- Concert 4
Johnavon Thian- Concert 6

PTA Reflections Logo
PTA Reflections Entries Advance to Regionals
Congratulations to the following SMS students
whose Reflections entries advanced to the Regional level of judging:
SMS Reflections  
Middle School:
Ephraim Mangrum, Angela John, Rebecca John, Brooke Nelson, Jarrett Stewart,
Elise Ray, Jewelin Therese Sunny, Lindy Mangrum, Brianna Sigala, Abigail Skidmore,
David John, Nithanial John 

 Raider Nation Results
President - Joshua Mathew
Vice President - Angela Espares
Secretary - Andrew Vanek
Treasurer - Raied Al-Rousan
8th grade
Ashley Diaz
Peyton Gatewood
Hayden Hood
Leon Shaji
7th grade
Amber Powell
Amala Shaji
Hudson Smith
Karis Starnes
6th grade
Brinley Andrews
Sam Frank
Caroline Henderson
Isabella Mata
5th grade
Hayden Anderson
Micah Crownover
John Lyon
Charlie Zollinger 

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