SMS PTA Events - Mark Your Calendars!

Mark your calendars for the following upcoming events sponsored by the Stillwater Middle School PTA that you won’t want to miss:
 
  1. Screenagers Movie Showing and Expert Panel DiscussionWeds May 23rd 6:00- 8:00 PM SMS Auditorium
The SMS PTA is partnering with the Youth Services Bureau to host a forum for parents and students on managing screen time. The award-winning documentary ScreenagersGrowing up in the Digital Age will be shown followed by an expert panel discussion focused on developing strategies to help families manage screen time for kids. All students of the district and parents are invited to attend. There is no charge for the event, to sign up click on the following link: https://ysb.net/event/screenagers/
About Screenagers: Growing up in the Digital Age
Award-winning documentary probes into the vulnerable corners of family life, including the directors own, and depicts messy struggles over social media, video games, academics and internet addition.  Through surprising insights from authors and brain scientist solutions emerge on how we can empower kids to best navigate the digital world. 
 Screenagers Movie Trailerhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LQx2X0BXgZg
 
  1. Next PTA Meeting – Monday May 21st  6:00 PM Media Room Please join us for the next and final SMS PTA meeting of the school year. We would love to have more members join us at our monthly meetings to give us their input and ideas for future activities.
 
  1. Angst Movie Showing – Fall 2018 (date TBD)
The SMS PTA will again be partnering with the Youth Services Bureau to show the movie Angst, a documentary that explores anxiety, its causes, effects and what we can do about it. We will host an expert panel discussion after the movie. 
About the movie “Angst” 
A 56-minute film and virtual reality experience that explores anxiety, its causes, effects and what we can do about it. The filmmakers’ goal is to have a global conversation and raise awareness around anxiety. Angst features candid interviews with kids and young adults who suffer, or have suffered, from anxiety and what they’ve learned about it.
               ANGST Movie Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gSFJw7Rp_GE&feature=youtu.be
 
  1. Lift Bridge Parent Back to School Night – Fall 2018 (date TBD) - The SMS PTA sponsors an annual parents night out at the Lift Bridge Brewery in Stillwater with pizza, games and a silent auction. This year’s event will be in the fall - date is TBD.