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PTO’s Message

Welcome to the 2019-2020 school year; you are a valuable member of the SJCA community & we look forward to a fantastic school year!

 

The 1st PTO meeting took place on 8/19 and here is a recap:

  • President: Welcome & introduction of New Board
  • Fundraising: Yogurtland, Book Fair, Box Tops, Amazon Smile
  • Membership: envelopes distributed. Cost is $10 or $20 per family
  • Secretary BOARD POSITION OPEN--if interested, please leave a comment!
  • Treasurer: Budget for 2019-2020 was approved
  • Events Coordinator: Carnival! Wristbands cost $25 presale, $30 at the door. Tickets will be $1. We need carnival committees, if interested, please let PTO know. Carnival is getting new & exciting rides this year!
  • Volunteer Coordinator: Parent Square is our main source of communication.
    Over 170 volunteer slots need to be filled for carnival, please consider volunteering, we need YOU! Room Parent & Volunteer meeting will be held Wednesday, Sept. 4th @9am & 5:30pm-everyone invited.
  • Parliamentarian/Principal: Vision for 2019-2020 school year. Back to School Nights.
Please check our newsletters for updates on all things PTO related; flyers & info will be updated throughout the month. 
 
School Events

We're starting off with a bang!

 

 

8/22: Membership Drive--join PTO for just $10/family or you can chose to  honor our 2020 school year and contribute $20/family!

8/29: Yogurtland Fundraiser--@ Panera shopping center: 1002 West Covina Parkway, West Covina. Flyer must be present (see attachment)

9/4: Volunteers/Room Parents/CCC involvement--

This is the meeting you'll want to attend to find out how to be involved in our community. If you are interested in being a Room Parent, forms will be available on Monday with your teachers.


9/9: PTO Meeting: Come find out about Carnival & all PTO events. Earn a Free Dress pass for your child if you attend. Want to rise to the challenge?? Bring an SJCA friend along and we'll give your child 2 days of free dress! :)

9/17: Chipotle Fundraiser @ West Covina mall Chipotle 10am-10pm (see attachment)

9/25-27: Carnival drinks & baked goods donations
-Wed. & Thurs. before & after school drop off
 -Friday (day of carnival) drop off before school only
-see donations request below.


CARNIVAL DONATIONS (Sept.25-27 only please)
TK & K: donate juice boxes
1st-5th boys: donate 24 pack of water
1st-5th girls: donate 12 pack of soda
JA students: donate store bought baked goods
* all donations earn your child free dress 9/27 *

9/27: CARNIVAL!!! 3:15-7:30pm. **** Biggest fundraiser of the year ****
 

Volunteer Sign Ups

Can you feel the buzz & excitement for carnival yet?!?!! Our PTO is working hard to get this massive event off the ground. Look out for new rides, games & goodies! We need volunteers to help man these rides & games; PTO has over 170+ volunteer slots to fill so please consider donating your time to fill out a slot or 2. Sign up sheet coming in September.

 

 

 

 

Volunteer Sign Ups

Can you feel the buzz & excitement for carnival yet?!?!! Our PTO is working hard to get this massive event off the ground. Look out for new rides, games & goodies! We need volunteers to help man these rides & games; PTO has over 170+ volunteer slots to fill so please consider donating your time to fill out a slot or 2. Sign up sheet coming in September.

How can I get involved?

Volunteer/ Room Parent/ CCC info meeting:

Wednesday, Sept. 4th  9am & 5:30pm

This is your opportunity to come see what opportunities are available at SJCA. We'll focus on the first few months to start.


Room Parents--we'll review your role as room parent, teach how to navigate Parent Square, how to plan class parties, provide teacher support...all the fun stuff! If you are interested in being a Room Parent, forms will be available Monday with your teachers.
* See attachment

Carnival/dances/celebrations--Interested in volunteering for a committee for school events? You get to help plan & decorate and work your magic! Our events always look amazing because of the help from our awesome community.

CCC--Do you want to be a part of an organization that builds community, celebrates our diversity & differences? Every person has an individual story to tell and CCC provides the platform for us to share it together. This year's theme is This Is Me.
Interested in reading for Marvelous Monday or volunteering for the Talent Show? Please email ccc@sjcharter.com






 
 
 

Upcoming Dates:

8.22-30 PTO Membership Drive
8.29 Yogurtland Fundraiser
9.2 NO SCHOOL
9.4 Volunteer/Room Parent Meeting 9a & 5:30p @ MPR
9.4 Picture Day
9.9 PTO Meeting 6p
9.17 Chipotle Fundraiser
9.27 Carnival-free dress for carnival donations

9.30 Free dress for carnival volunteers

9.30 Box Top monthly drive--download the Box Tops app or send in those clippingsvc
Check out our first newsletter!!! 

SJCA PTO Board

Kennya Diaz
President
 
Alexis Medina
V.P/ Fundraising
 
Secretary--open*
 
Judy Chan 
Treasurer
 
Sandy Salazar
Events Coordinator
 
Diane Sanchez
Volunteer Coordinator
 
Erin Shiroma
Parliamentarian/SJCA
Principal
 
Cassie Schaefer (Elementary)
Teacher/Staff Rep #1
 
Lauren Mejia (JA)
Teacher/Staff Rep #2
 
Desiree Estorga
Member at Large #1
 
Veronica Zamora
Member at Large #2
 
Desiree Jaojoco
Member at Large #3