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PTA: February 2012

PTA: February 2012

Irene Luna, Editor-in-Cheif

February 10, 2012

At their usual spot in the B-building theatre, the PTA met on Monday, Feb. 6 at 6 p.m. to discuss what will be occurring during the second semester. They proceeded with the usual honoring of the flag with the Pledge of Allegiance, and then Principal Tom Houts introduced yet another segment of the renovations...

PTA: November 2011

PTA: November 2011

Irene Luna, Editor-in-Cheif

November 21, 2011

The theatre in the B-building filled with parents, students, and faculty as the monthly PTA meeting was held on Nov. 14 to discuss main points of the school year so far.  The meeting commenced at 6:05 with PTA President Martha Michael going over main points that will be introduced and elaborated on...

Last PTA meeting of the year

Last PTA meeting of the year

Alejandra Paredes, Student Life Editor

June 14, 2011

This month's PTA members gathered for their last meeting of the year at the theater on June 13. The association had various speakers that informed affiliates on the month's events, business, and upcoming affairs to deal with. The hot topics for the nights included graduation, budget expenditures, and...

PTA: April 2011

PTA: April 2011

Alejandra Paredes, Student Life Editor

April 13, 2011

A PTSA held meeting was conducted on Apr 11 presenting the Reflections contest winners and an update of the month’s events. PTA president, Martha Michael began with the reading of minutes. Following, Tom Houts conducted the principal’s report. Houts announced that no furlough days would be scheduled...

PTA: March 2011

PTA: March 2011

Roy Mendoza, Copy Editor

March 21, 2011

In an effort to inform parents, the PTA met on March 14 to discuss both the previous and upcoming events for the month. First to take the stage was Principal Tom Houts, as it was time to give his monthly report. Before touching upon any other subject, he briefly talked about the decision to place...

February PTA meeting focuses on gang prevention

Alejandra Paredes, Student Life Editor

February 16, 2011

Parents and staff came together for the February PTA meeting on Feb 7 in the theater to discuss the school's agenda for this month’s events. PTA president Martha Michael began the meeting with a list of topics that would be touched. First on the agenda was the opening of a board position: treasury....

PTA: January 2011

President Martha Michael discusses many topics with parents and students at the PTA meeting in the theatre on Jan 10.  Other speakers during the meeting included Liz Schlegel, fundraiser VP, Rosie Sanchez, Parliamentarian, and Mary Skill, Treasurer.

Irene Luna, Editor-in-Cheif

January 26, 2011

Parents and staff united yet again as the PTA met in the theatre on Monday, Jan 10 to discuss the rest of the semester. Principal Tom Houts began the meeting by outlining the rest of the school year's major dates, including finals; which took place on the week of Jan 24. He also announced the CAHSEE...

PTA: December 2010

PTA: December 2010

Roy Mendoza, Copy Editor

December 15, 2010

In an effort to inform parents of the events taking place on campus, the PTA members met in the B-Building theatre on Dec 13 for their monthly meeting. Among the different subjects discussed during the gathering, one topic had an interesting twist, which brought attention to various parent PTA members:...

PTA: October 2010

Sharon Kim, Parents/Teachers Editor

November 5, 2010

A small, but organized group of parents determined to amend the school’s budget met at the theater for the second PTA meeting of the year on October 18. At exactly 6:01 p.m., PTA President Martha Michael called the meeting to order with the Pledge of Allegiance. After a brief reading of last month’s...

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