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Welcome Back Wildcats!
Let’s hear your ROAR! Join PTA Today!
Alta Vista PTA is excited to announce our 2016-2017 Back to School Membership Drive! Join PTA today for only $10 and make a flat fee contribution starting at $50 and receive a FREE gift! (Click link for flier and forms details). Your donations are critical because there will NOT be a Fall catalog fundraiser this year, and the Fun Run is not until Spring! Your donations help support over $112,000 of funding for programs such as Hands on Art, field trips, assemblies, teacher educational funds, and much, much more!
Donations can be made and PTA memberships, Wildcat gear and Yearbooks can be purchased at our web store at https://AltaVistaPTA.myschoolcentral.com, or by completing and submitting the 2016-2017 PTA Order Forms and returning them to our front office or your teacher.
Family Photo Fundraiser – Nov. 5th – 6th
Back by popular demand, Treasured Moments Photography will be doing family portrait mini-sessions for Alta Vista families the weened of Nov. 5th – 6th. Sessions are only $20 per family and include a 4 X 6 portrait of your choice. A portion of the proceeds will go back to Alta Vista. Also, if enough families sign-up, we have to opportunity to earn even more money for the school! Please go to http://www.treasuredmomentsphotography.com and go to $20 mini-sessions to book your session today to get the location and time that you want!
Save the Date – Parent Ed Night – Nov. 18th
Please save the date for our first Parent Ed night of the year. On November 18th , Paul LeBron will be joining us for a presentation titled “Pop Culture and the Noise it Creates”, in which he will discuss with us the effects of social media on our children and other important issues. FREEChildcare and food will be provided. Please stay posted for further details.
This event will follow a brief PTA meeting, at which time we will be voting to adopt minor amendments to our bylaws, which are required to be updated every 3 years. A summary of these amendments are posted in the front office. Members may contact our Parliamentarian, Shannon Lee, to request a complete copy of the current bylaws.
OTHER IMPORTANT PTA INFO:
Order your Yearbook 2017
Complete an order form or order on the web store. If ordering on the web store, please reference the icons on the order form if you would like to personalize your yearbook.
Sign up as a volunteer. For descriptions of volunteer positions please click here.
2016-2017 Committee Chair Positions:
We currently have chair positions open for next year, including but not limited to: Garden Docent, Reflections, Family Carnival, and many more. Please click here to see committee chair roster for the current school year. Please contact Sharon Day at firstname.lastname@example.org to let us know if you are interested in holding a chair position.
2016-2017 Reflections Contest:
What Is Your Story?
Reflections is a National PTA art program. Next school year’s theme is “What Is Your Story” and there are multiple categories including visual arts, dance choreography, film production, literature, music composition and photography.
See flyer, rules and entry form, which will also available in the front office and on the PTA website. Contest submissions are due Wednesday, Nov. 2nd, 2016, however, we invite you to get started over the summer. Visit www.pta.org/reflections for inspiration and stay posted for more information in the fall!
Congratulations Mrs. Wildes-RBUSD Administrator of the Year!
At the end of the last school year, Mrs. Wildes was recognized at the RBUSD school board meeting as the Administrator of the year for our school district. I guess we’re not the only ones who think we have an AWESOME principal! Congratulations Mrs. Wildes – we’re so proud of you!