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February 2023
Cougars, it’s been a minute. Let’s come together to see old friends and make new ones. Dine out at these establishments on dates below and a percentage will be donated back to SHMS. Reach out to your friend network today and set up a time to connect! 
BIRDCALL - March 14th   
Birdcall (25% of sales will be donated to SHMS)
Tuesday, March 14th
11 am - 10 pm
1675 29th Street / Boulder
Code: shms0314

SWEET COW - May 10th
Sweet Cow (40% of sales will be donated to SHMS)
Wednesday, May 10th
11 am - 9 pm
669 South Broadway / Boulder
Code: Mention Southern Hills at check out
National History Day Was a Huge Success!  
Each year our 8th grade students tirelessly work on projects to compete in National History Day.  SHMS hosts 30-40 judges that generously donate their time to participate in this all day event.  They are supported with breakfast, a catered lunch and snacks throughout the day from YOUR generous donations! 
SHMS Cougar Spirit Wear Sale!   
It's spring and that means it's time for our SHMS spring spirit wear sale!  Save 25% on all SHMS merchandise when you use the discount code SPRINGSALE at checkout.  Place your order online and your merchandise will be delivered to the school office.  Please include your student's name and grade when ordering. 
Hurry, this sale ends March 31, 2023.  
Everyone's Happier with Snacks!
Parent Teacher Conferences Meal and Snacks - February 13th, 16th and 21st
Parent Teacher Conferences are just around the corner and we need your help to make it wonderful for our teachers during those LONG days. Your PTO is providing a catered dinner (Qdoba) for the in-person conference day (Feb. 13th) but are asking your help providing desserts, drinks and snacks for the other days.  Please click the link below to donate goodies to our teachers!  
It's almost that Time of Year! 
Teacher Appreciation Week- May 1st-5th
If you haven't heard we at SHMS really like to appreciate our Teachers for the STELLAR work they do!  SHMS will celebrate Teacher Appreciation Week May 1st-5th. 
Here are the amazing things our committee is working on!  All of this is made possible through YOUR Cougar Challenge donations! 
Mon - Catered Lunch & small gift & note
Tues - Carwash & Boulder Baked Cookies
Wed - Coffee cart & Bagel Breakfast
Thurs - Catered Lunch
Fri - Sweet Cow & School Wide Pep Rally
Raffles for gift baskets, gift cards and Thank you Notes

Come help us make our 3rd Annual Festivus even better!
Festivus 2023 Planning Meeting - February 17th 2pm at SHMS
We are starting to plan for our 3rd annual Festivus event (Tentatively September 2023.)  We would love your ideas on how to make this community wide event even better. We are having our first meeting on February 17th at 2pm at SHMS (check in at the front office and they will direct you.)  If you cannot make the meeting but want to participate please click the link below to get on the email list.  

Let send our outgoing 8th Graders off with style!   
8th Grade Continuation & End of Year Celebration- May 25th
Every year SHMS says good-bye to our 8th Graders and their parents during our 8th Grade Continuation ceremony beginning at 9am.  We also provide a pizza lunch for all students to celebrate the last day of school.  The PTO would love to request your help (6th and 7th grade parents) with making this day special for all.  Please click the link below to sign up to volunteer or donate for this amazing event!     

PTO Notice of Elections 
Each year the SHMS PTO holds elections for the Board positions that are open or will be vacated this year.  This year we will hold elections in March for the positions of President, Vice-President and Secretary.  We encourage you to consider joining our Board and help lead the PTO for years to come.  Email questions or interest to:    


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