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Congratulations to the 2016 Battle of the Books winners!

3rd Grade Team Winners

  • Iris Castor
  • Celeste Erneu-V
  • Jordan Kisiler
  • Owen Henry
  • Katelyn Kim
  • Luke Fisher

4th/5th Grade Team Winners

  • Allison Trewin
  • Kaitlyn Reilly
  • Gabe Guisti
  • Ava Slavin
  • Artin Fazeli

The 4th/5th grade team competed at the District level on April 20th at Madison Elementary! Great job!

2015-16 PTA Officers and Chairmen

Click on this link to see the 2015-16 PTA Slate of Officers and Chairmen

2015-16 PTA Association Meetings

Tulita Café, 8:45 AM

All Current PTA Members

Let Your Voice Be Heard!

September 9th     6:30 PM

October  2nd   8:30 AM

November 6th            

January 8th          

March 4th            

April 1st              

June 3rd             


 Tulita Café, 8:15 AM

PTA Executive Board and Committee Chairs*

August 21st       

September 18th 

September 29th special meeting  

October 16th    

November 20th  

December 11th 

January 22nd    

February 19th   

March 18th - cancelled  

March 18th - special meeting 

April 15th        

May 20th        

June 10th - In and Out Meeting          

*By invitation from the President

Weekly PTA Newsletter


Parent Teacher Association

What is PTA?

PTA (Parent Teacher Association) is the nation's largest, oldest and highest profile child advocacy volunteer organization working on behalf of public schools, children and their families. PTA is the conscience of the country for children and youth issues and has established programs and called for legislation that improves our children’s lives.

Why Should I Join PTA?

When you join PTA, you show your children that school matters and you are invested in their success! For a small Membership fee of $10 you are supporting Tulita and each and every student. Your Membership provides access to PTA Association Meetings, where your voice will be heard. Our Membership drive is year-round. Help us meet our membership goals and join today!

PTA Structure

● National PTA (www.pta.org)
● California State PTA (www.capta.org)
● District PTA (www.33rdpta.org)
● Council PTA = Tulita + 11 RBUSD Schools
● Unit PTA; Tulita is Unit #00007803

PTA Dues

Your yearly dues of $10.00 support PTA at the local and National level. Here's where your $10 goes:

National: $2.25

State: $2.00

District: $0.50

Council: $0.50

Unit: $4.75

Click for your 2015 PTA Membership

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May PTA Events

May 23rd - 29th - Mrs. Martin's HoA at Good Stuff RB

May 25th - Tulita Open House

May 25th - June 3rd Spirit Stick Sales

May 30th - June 6th - Mrs. Kroon's HoA at Good Stuff RB

May 31st - Tulita Talks: Update on Allergy

May 30th - June 4th PTA Opportunity Raffle Tickets on sale!

Click to register Tulita Talks: Update on Allergy

Tulita Spirit Wear  - Cash or Checks (payable to Tulita PTA) only!

Long Sleeve Navy Kids Tulita Shirts on sale for only $8

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Tulita PTA Year-Round Sponsors

Thank you to the Tulita PTA's YEAR ROUND SPONSORS. Your support allows the PTA to provide valuable support at Tulita.

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2015-16 PTA Calendar of Events

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What does the PTA support at Tulita?

PTA Sponsored School-Wide Events (FREE)

● Back to School Ice Cream Social 

● Inflatables Day 

● Multicultural Night 

● Spring Family Night 

● Science Fair 

● Family Science Night


PTA Supported Field Trips (entrance fees for students and chaperones and transportation)

● TK: Tanaka Farms

● Kindergarten: Wilson Park Farmers Market

● First Grade: Hermosa Beach Sea Lab

● Second Grade: Los Angeles Zoo

● Third Grade: California Science Center

● Fourth Grade: Knott’s Berry Farm Gold Rush Day

● Fifth Grade: Griffith Observatory & Science Camp (transportation)



● Story Pirates

● Red Ribbon Week Assembly

● Yellow Ribbon Week Assembly

● Walk Through California: 4th Grade Walk Through California

● Walk Through The American Revolution: 5th Grade


Teacher Appreciation – Tulita Teachers Are Awesome!!

● Teacher Appreciation Week

● $300 per teacher for classroom materials

● $100 Book Fair gift certificates and teacher book "wish list" baskets

● PTA works closely with Dr. Farzad to fulfill principal/teacher/classroom/campus wish list needs



● Honorary Service Awards – recognizes outstanding volunteer support at Tulita

● Battle of the Books (PTA purchases application fees, books, prizes and event hospitality)

● Hands on Science: Hands on Science Labs for Kinder-3rd grade at Experium Science Academy

● Reflections: national program recognizing outstanding art work (dance choreography, film production, literature, music composition, photography & visual arts)

● Student of the Year: PTA provides $100

● Hands on Art: PTA purchases all supplies and pays for all docent training and fees for 6 art-based projects a year and one docent per classroom (TK-5)

● Running Club: provide funds for awards and supplies

● Project Unified: RBUSD event to help RBUSD families in need during the winter holidays


Student/Parent Services

● Tulita Talks (Adult Education): Growth Mindset, Conscious Discipline, Ucode, Childhood Allergy

● Time For Kids magazine (First – Fifth Grade)

● Scholastic "Let's Find Out" magazine (Kinder)

● Agenda Planners (4th and 5th grade students)

● Yearbook

● Weekly eBlast updates

● Room Parent coordination (PTA activities)

● Back to School "Summer Packets": mailed out in August prior to school start


PTA Supported Hospitality (food, drinks, decorations, supplies)

● PTA Association and Board meetings

● All parent Assemblies

● Back to School/New Parents Welcome coffee

● Ice Cream Social

● Halloween Parade

● Kinder Round Up

● TK Round Up

● 5th grade graduation

● 5th grade pizza party 

● Membership incentive classroom parties

● Teacher Appreciation meals

● State of Education; provide baked goods for the Golden Bakers Award event

● Honorary Service Awards Ceremony


And More….

● Tulita Alumni Graduate Scholarship Fund ($1000)

● Scholarship for 5th Grade Science Camp

● Campus Beautification: two Friendship Gardens and Buddy Benches

● Equipment for campus (sheds, compressor etc...)

● Playground Equipment

● PTA Board Members and Committee Chairperson trainings and workshops

● Tag-a-long Program: PTA member to participate in an event prior to taking a leadership role



● Tulita Turkey Trot (fall fundraiser)

● Book Fair

● Box Tops

● Eat for Tulita (E4T)

● Laugh for Tulita

● Spirit Boutique (Spirit Wear)

● Spirit Sticks

● Matching Corporate Sponsorship

● Family Portrait (Treasured Moments & Goofyfoot Photography)

● Yearbook

● Amazon.com


● eScript

● Western Night

● Galleria Rewards

● Reduce/Reuse/Recycle Sale

● Emergency Kits

● Farm Fresh 

● Direct Donations

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8:00 - 9:00 PM


 Update on Childhood Allergy

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Dr. Javed Sheikh

Division Chief of Service, Department of Allergy & Clinical Immunology

Director, Allergy & Immunology Fellowship Training Program

Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center

Los Angeles, CA

Former Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard University

Boston, MA

Click to register Tulita Talks: Update on Allergy

Do you have questions for the speaker to address in this presentation? Please email Melissa DeChandt at TulitaPTACommunications@gmail.com

Any additional questions? Please email Florentina Alden, Tulita Wellness Council Chair at florentina.alden@gmail.com

Thank you to the Tulita Wellness Council for its assistance in presenting this event.

PTA Volunteer Awards 2015-16

HSA.pngTulita's 2016 Honorary Service Award Honoree Is Robyn Toth!

VSP Award.pngTulita's 2016 Very Special Person Honorees are: Winnie Castor, Al Arizmendez, Melissa DeChandt, Adrian & Donna Reilly, Sam & Bindu Xavier, Jen Edwards

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PTA Membership

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By joining the PTA you show your child that you care about his/her education and support valuable enrichment programs that Tulita could otherwise not afford.  

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