Sedgefield Middle School PTO
Important Dates
Wednesday, October 9: No school - teacher workday

Thursday, October 10: General PTO Meeting (5:30 p.m.) and Curriculum Night (6 p.m. - 8 p.m.)

Tuesday, October 15: Tie Dye and Bingo Night, 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Wednesday, October 16: Early release day

Wednesday, October 30: Homecoming Tailgate Event, 3:30 p.m. - 7 p.m.

November 7: Prospective Parents Open House, 8:30 a.m.
Upcoming PTO Events
General PTO Meeting & Curriculum Night, October 10

Mark your calendars for our General PTO meeting scheduled this Thursday at 5:30 p.m. in the media center. We’ll have a welcome from Principal Turner, discuss upcoming events and volunteer opportunities, review our fundraising efforts, and present the PTO budget for the year. The meeting will be followed by a drop-in curriculum night from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. This will be a great night to learn about the PTO and meet your students’ teachers. Please plan to attend and we look forward to seeing you there!

Spartan Tie Dye and Bingo Night, October 15

SMS PTO and administration are planning our first-ever Spartan Family Tie-Dye and Bingo Night on October 15 from 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. Mark your calendars for this fun event! Come out with your Sedgefield friends and family for bingo games, food, prizes, raffles and a *FREE* Spartan t-shirt for students to tie dye. Check the Spartan Express for updates. Interested in volunteering? Please contact Katie Deterding at, or sign up to help here.

Spirit Week and Homecoming Tailgate, Oct. 29 - Nov. 1

Our Sedgefield Middle Spirit Week will be October 29 - November 1 with our homecoming football game against Randolph Middle on October 30. Get ready for a homecoming celebration like never before and make plans to attend this fantastic event celebrating our school. Stay tuned for more details and volunteer sign ups.
Current Parents - We Need Your Help!
Prospective Parent Open House is on November 7. There will be
an informational session in the media center at 8:30 a.m., followed by campus tours led by our amazing Sedgefield Middle staff. We would love to have current parents assist with answering prospective parent questions while on these tours. Please arrive at (or before) 8:30 a.m. Thank you for signing up for a slot by clicking here. Your help and support is greatly appreciated!

Also, if you know someone considering attending Sedgefield Middle, please share this flyer with them about upcoming prospective parent events. Questions? E-mail Lindsay Jones.
Thank You for Helping Us Raise $115,000!
Thank you so much to all the Spartan families who donated to the Empowering Extraordinary annual campaign. We are excited to announce we surpassed our goal! This was possible because of your generosity and the generosity of our community and local businesses. Empowering Extraordinary raised $115,000 to support Sedgefield Middle School! This campaign will fund the PTO operating budget and the capital needs for the school. In the coming weeks, we will begin highlighting how these funds are being spent to support our school. 

We would like to thank our corporate sponsors who helped make this campaign a success. Their sponsorships not only supported the PTO, but also provided over  $8,000  in funding to the Hoplite Athletic Booster Club. Thank you so much for your support!

  • Blue Dot Cares
  • Monkee’s of Charlotte
  • Providence Capital Advisors 
  • Carter, P.C.
  • Orion Growth
  • Sedgefield Neighborhood Association
  • Upstate Management, LLC 
  • Amanda Blackburn – Dickens Mitchner
  • Apollon Wealth Management
  • Browder Real Estate Group
  • The Bell Team – Cottingham Chalk 
  • Hamilton, Stephens, Steele & Martin PLLC
  • Jolie South Dance Academy
  • Kumon Math and Reading Program of Charlotte
  • Leigh Corso – Cottingham Chalk 
  • Libby Gonya – Helen Adams 
  • Michael Seaton – Remax Executive 
  • Mullinix Mortgage Group 
  • The Taylor Group of NFM Lending 
Linchpin of the Month Award: September
Are you a linchpin - the kind of person indispensable to your customers, peers and organizations? Someone who can figure out what to do when there's no rule book?

Each month this year, SMS will recognize the teachers, staff and administration that embody the school theme "Be a Linchpin." Based on the book "Linchpin: Are You Indispensable?" by Seth Godin, the Linchpin of the Month award will highlight those making a significant contribution to the school, students, staff, parents and the community.

Congratulations to Ms. Meighan Erickson, the September Linchpin of the Month Award recipient! In her second year at SMS, Ms. Erickson is a member of the elective team and teaches Leveled Literacy Intervention (LLI) classes. Ms. Erickson was recognized for consistently going above and beyond in her role. Whether it's searching for books that engage her scholars, assisting the testing chair, or developing her own PBIS events, her leadership, team work and overall “plus one” work ethic on behalf of our scholars is commendable.
Calling All Volunteers!
SMS has many opportunities for volunteer engagement. If you haven't already, sign up for these rewarding opportunities. Many positions can be handled from home, while others provide an opportunity to connect directly with parents, teachers, students and staff.

Link Your Harris Teeter VIC Card
Through Harris Teeter's Together in Education program, SMS has the opportunity to earn funding when you link your Harris Teeter VIC card. Cards must be linked yearly to benefit our school. Linking your VIC card is easy, quick and doesn't cost you a thing.

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