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Save the Date!

  • Weight of the Nation (HBO Documentary) April 10 at Cal High 6:30-8:30 pm 
  • PTA Meeting Wed May 7 at 8:45 am
  • Science Night Fri May 9 from 6 to 8 pm

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Coming April 25...Family Fun at Golden Skate! Head down between 6:30 pm and 9pm and mention that you are from Tassajara Hills and Golden Skate will donate $1 from your $10 entry fee to our school! (Entry fee is paid at the door directly to Golden Skate, not to the PTA).

Science Night is coming May 9! Click here for more information. Register your child now!

STEM Club is off to a roaring start. Click here to watch the video!

If you love your Mixed Bag purchase and would like to order more or didn't get a chance to purchase during the fundraiser, it is not too late to get that bag and support our school.  Orders can be placed online at www.mixedbagdesigns.com under the "Online Store" tab.  Upon checkout, enter our School ID 11042.  Your purchase will directly benefit our school.

For more information about the programs and events operated by the PTA year-round, see What Does the PTA Do All Day?

The New Executive PTA Board for 2014-2015

The following officers have been elected to the Executive PTA Board:

Principal Ann Dodson
President Mary Ann Vorhauer
EVP  Jean Ann Patridge
Teacher Representative Shannon Lechner
Treasurer Meg Kan
Financial Secretary Cheryl Morgan
Secretary Laurie Bushell
Auditor Noelle Sheehan
VP Ways and Means Anne Mathis
VP Membership Alexis Martinez
VP Educational Resources Kim Marckwardt
VP Legislation Reg Yang


                  Congratulations Everyone!

    Thank you for volunteering your time!

Get Involved!

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We are looking for volunteers in the following areas, so please click to sign up!

Interested? Please contact Keri Spanier (kspanier@oakridgebenefits.com) or MaryAnn Vorhauer (mvorhauer@cox.net).

Note from the PTA President

Welcome back from Winter Break! I hope everyone enjoyed their time off with family and friends! Most of you are returning Tassajara Families, but I’d like to take a moment to welcome those of you who ...more

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Making a Difference

 With your help, this year the PTA has...

  • Donated approx. 150 coats to our Sister School, Grant Elementary
  • Raised $5,800 through our Fall Fundraiser to help fund PTA sponsored programs
  • In the Fall, awarded a Special Project Grant to pay for Discovery Education Video Streaming Subscriptions to support students in all grade levels in science and social studies
  • In the Spring, approved funding for Special Grants for each grade totaling $3,263.07 (funds will go to support the common core standards by purchasing non-fiction books, poet visits, and additional writing support for kindergarten 
  • Held a tasty Italian themed staff luncheon in January to show our support for the teachers and staff 

People Making a Difference

Our programs would’t be successful without our amazing volunteers! Thank you to following individuals for donating their time and talents!

  • Stephanie Schuchardt for running our fall fundraiser!
  • Kim Markwardt, Chela Martinez, Deb Plafker, Carrie Boscia, Diana Kim, Shadi Nabavizadeh, Katrina Zunino, Noelle Sheehan, Reg Yang, Lisa Chorbajian, Amy Donnelly, and Michelle Turner for organizing and contributing to our January Teacher Luncheon.
  • Nikki Walsh and Jennifer Wong and all our Meet the Masters Art Docents
  • Kristina Simpson, Reg Yang and Anne Mathis for planning Carnival
  • Michelle Price, Bingo Night Chair
  • Jenni Rhee and Reg Yang, Science Night Chairs
  • Alexis Martinez, Movie Night Chair