Originally delivered on 8/1/2023 9:07 am

SUBJECT: Simpson PTSA Eagle Eye Newsletter August Edition

Included in This Month's Newsletter

  • How to Get Involved
  • Join Simpson PTSA
  • First General Membership Meeting - Aug 17th
  • How to Order Spirit Wear, Agendas and 8th Grade Class Shirts.
  • 2023-24 Reflections Theme 
  • DEI Committee - Bulletin Board Sign-ups
  • August Spirit Nights
  • International Night
  • SEEF- Simpson Eagles Educational Foundation
  • Community Events and Announcements
  • Save the Date - 6th Grade Activity Night - Sept 21st 4:30-6:00PM

There are many ways to be involved in your children's educational experience in Middle School!! The PTSA is committed to a variety of programs and we always welcome those who are interested in helping. Please contact us to let us know how you would like to participate!


We always need additional volunteers for any of our Committees. There is a Committee for every interest and time commitment.  Even working parents can contribute!  It's a great way to be involved in your child's education and meet new people as well.


Your help is needed!  Complete the Volunteer Interest form and we will be in touch with you.  There is no commitment by completing this interest form.    

Click For Volunteer Interest Form

If you are interested in a Committee Chair position please contact vicepresident@simpsonptsa.org for more information.

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First General Membership Meeting

Please join us on August 17th (Open House), for our PTSA General Membership Meeting

The agenda includes an amendment to our existing bylaws. Simpson PTSA would like to amend our bylaws to increase annual dues for individual members from $7 to $10. This change is due to GA PTA raising the amount of our dues sent to the State, a proposed National PTA dues increase, and an increase in the cost of programming and supplies. The new $10 membership will put us in line with the majority of schools in ECCC PTA and East Cobb. It also ensures that more of your membership dues stay with Simpson PTSA so we can continue providing programs and events our students, families, and faculty rely on. 


Every Friday is Spirit Day on campus. Show your school pride and wear your spirit gear! All orders will deliver to your student's homeroom.

**Any orders not picked up or placed after soaring day will be given to homeroom teachers. These will be sent home after the first week of school.

Shop Now

Agendas are available for sale on the PTSA website for $5 each and will be delivered to your student's homeroom.

Each year the eighth grade has a shirt designed by one of our very own 8th grade designers.  The back of the shirt includes the names of all the 8th grade students. (Shirts are 100% cotton)   Shirts will be worn for all 8th grade activities throughout the school year.  All proceeds from this shirt will be used to support the 8th grade end of year activities.


In addition the PTSA is collecting funds on behalf of the 8th grade class to support the 8th grade dance and other end of year activities.  We are suggesting that each family donate $25 to this fund but any amount is appreciated.


Order your 8th Grade Shirt & Donate to the 8th grade end of year fund.



***Deadline to Order is Wednesday, September 6th***

The 2023-2024 Reflections theme is

I am Hopeful Because...

We hope many of our talented students will participate in the 2023-24 Reflections program. Entry is FREE! This year's theme is "I am Hopeful Because...". You can submit an entry in all 6 categories (one entry per category).Visit https://www.simpsonptsa.org/reflections

for details. Submission form links will be posted as soon as they are available.

Click for More Info
DEI Committee - Bulletin Board Sign-ups
PTSA Bulletin Board
PTSA Bulletin Board

Simpson families are invited to set up the November PTSA bulletin board to celebrate Native American Heritage Month. Most work can be done upfront at home. High school students or clubs, this will count towards service hours. Themes for the rest of the year are available in the Signup Genius link below. Thank you!

Please sign up here -> 


August Spirit Nights

Head to Bad Daddy's Burger Bar on August 15th from 4-9pm for Simpson Spirit Night!
For more info and upcoming Spirit Nights, click here > https://www.simpsonptsa.org/spiritnight 

Simpson Spirit Nights
Simpson International Night

This FREE family event will be an evening filled with cultural enrichment, including display boards, craft, food tasting, traditional performances and more! PTSA is looking to make this memorable with the help of a Chair (or co-chairs) who can plan, coordinate family participation, decorations for common areas, communicate, advertise, and facilitate performances/activities along with Committee members. Grab a friend to co-chair or be on the planning committee. If interested please email vicepresident@simpsonptsa.org today! 

(link to last year's event - https://www.simpsonptsa.org/intlnight)


*If you already signed up last school year for REMIND, we've moved you up to the next grade level, so no need to sign up again.

*Got questions? Here's a helpful video: https://youtu.be/DLP__QYSOj4

The Simpson PTSA LinkTree has useful links you will need all school year long in one convenient location. This LinkTree also includes links to:

- Join PTSA 

- Find Volunteer Opportunities in ONE place

- Order Spirit Wear

- Follow Simpson PTSA on Facebook

....And so much more!

Click for More Info
Ready to join a Scouts BSA Troop?

Troop 2319 is chartered by Unity North Atlanta and has both male and female troops for ages 11-18. We invite you to come check us out at one of our weekly meetings. The male troop meets on Monday evenings at 7:30pm and the female troop meets Thursday evenings at 7:30 pm (both at Unity North Atlanta).   

Questions? https://troop2319.com/contact-us/ 

Atlanta Area Council, Boy Scouts of America

Upcoming Events
Tuesday, August 1
12:00a Upcoming Events
First Day of School
Wednesday, August 2
12:00a Upcoming Events
Thursday, August 3
12:00a Upcoming Events
Friday, August 4
12:00a Upcoming Events
Saturday, August 5
12:00a Upcoming Events
Sunday, August 6
12:00a Upcoming Events
Monday, August 7
12:00a Upcoming Events
Tuesday, August 8
12:00a Upcoming Events
Wednesday, August 9
12:00a Upcoming Events
8:30a PTSA Exec Meeting
9:30a PTSA Board Meetings
View Full Calendar

Cobb County Board Meetings

Mark your calendar! Below are the dates for the upcoming CCSD Board Meetings through the end of the school year. Unless otherwise notes, each meeting begins at 2pm with a work session and public comment, followed by the 7pm Board meeting with public comment. Meetings occur at 514 Glover Street, Marietta or are available ONLINE by clicking HERE. You can also watch previous board meetings via the link above.

  • Thursday, August 17th - 2pm Work session / 7pm Board meeting
  • Thursday, September 14th - 2pm Work session / 7pm Board meeting
  • Thursday, October 19th - 2pm Work session / 7pm Board meeting
  • Thursday, November 9th - 2pm Work session / 7pm Board meeting
  • Thursday, December 7th - 2pm Work session / 7pm Board meeting
  • Wednesday, January 3, 2024 - 1pm Special Called Meeting
  • Thursday, January 18th - 2pm Work session / 7pm Board meeting
Thank You to Our Partners and Sponsors

Please join us in thanking our Partners in Education and Sponsors by supporting their local businesses. 

View Partners in Education
Have an Announcement to Share?

If you have any announcements you would like included in our monthly newsletter,

Please email communications@simpsonptsa.org

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