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President's Message

Hello Tulita Families!


This week the Tulita PTA is touching your child’s life and showcasing Hands on Art at Good Stuff Restaurant, where the art of Mrs. Nitsiotis' students will be displayed. Come and view  Enchanted Inuit Hands on Art Projects while enjoying a healthy meal from 5/18-5-5/25!

 

Last week we left off an important thank-you for a parent volunteer who provided new plants, pots and her design expertise in the outdoor teacher’s lounge and on campus during Teacher Appreciation Week. Thank you to Casey Schwartz who did an amazing job providing new plants and pots! Thank you!!

 

Please submit your proposal ideas to PTA for the 2015-16 year and help the PTA enhance existing programs and let us know of new ideas that should be considered. Please see the attached form or go to the PTA website. The deadline to submit any ideas is June1st. Please email any program ideas to Al_arizmendez@yahoo.com.

 

There are a two upcoming events that you do not want to miss:

  • Comedy and Magic Club (adult evening) on Wednesday June 3rd in the evening. Ticket sales will begin this week. Last year the event SOLD OUT and was a blast!
  •  2nd Annual Tulita Tidalwave Groovy Dance Party – will take place on Friday June 5th in the Tulita Cafeteria. There will be a DJ, dancing, food and drink, opportunity drawings and other special activities. Opportunity drawing raffle tickets will be available for purchase later this week. Please watch for the ticket booth outside of the Kinder and Cafeteria lawns.

 

Please check in the front office this week for the 2015-16 PTA Committee Chair vacancies and sign up if you are interested. Working on a committee is a great way to meet more Tulita families and support our school. Volunteer as much or as little time as you can; the PTA appreciates every effort!

 

Please look for our upcoming survey – a link will be available later this week and will be on the PTA website.  This survey is a special opportunity for us at PTA to get specific feedback on all aspects of our organization’s successes, needed improvements and suggestions.

 

Please remember that you can earn money for Tulita when shopping at Amazon.com by Clicking here and by shopping at the South Bay Galleria (information).

 

Finally, I would also like to thank each and every Tulita family that supports the PTA with a membership and/or volunteer efforts. Your support allows the PTA to do all that we do at Tulita. 

Have a great week and thank you for making Tulita the special place that it is!


Upcoming PTA Meetings:

  • Thursday May 21st PTA Association Meeting 8:30 am Tulita Library

                        

Galleria School Rewards Update!

Hi Tulita!
Thank you to those who have already submitted receipts to the Front Office AND thank you to those who have visited Guest Services to record your receipts!
We are on our way to earning free rewards 
Bonus Rewards are being offered this month! Check out the link for more information.
Upcoming Events; Pictures with the Easter Bunny every Saturday and Sunday through April 4th. Your receipts from these photos are worth 1,000 points!!
Additionally, dining at restaurants and attending Kids Club events are all worth points.
Thank you for your support, Tulita!!
Ali Daly, Galleria School Rewards Chair
Ali-daly@hotmail.com

Science Fair Success!

The 2015 PTA SCIENCE FAIR was fantastic. Congratulations to the 141 Tulita scientists who presented their collections, models or experiments this year. We are so proud of each and every one of you!
If you did not pick up your project, please take it from the Tulita café stage by the end of the day on Monday.

Thank you very much to our Science Week/Fair Chairs, Diana Nelson and Melissa DeChandt and to all of those who helped set-up and clean-up: Gaia, Ivy and Clare Barbour, Jack, Rya and Dough Nelson, Ellie Waldman, Robyn Toth, Ali Daly, Winnie Castor, Kate, Ian and Scott McClain, Natalie, Jaxon and Jenna Menough and Marcia Carus. Your help was greatly appreciated!

We would like to recognize all of our Tulita Scientists and their projects; please click here to see all 2015 Tulita PTA Science Fair Participants!

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Shop on Amazon!

Earn Money For Tulita When Shopping At Amazon.com! The Tulita PTA is now part of the Amazon Associates Program, letting us receive a referral fee of 4% or higher on products purchased from Amazon if you visit their Website by clicking on the banner below. It's an easy way to raise money for our school.

For example, if 200 families, using the link below, were to spend (through the link below) $1000 over the year totaling $200,000 then at 4-5% referral rate, Tulita would earn $8,000-$10,000.

If you have questions about this program, please contact Al Arizmendez, (al_arizmendez@yahoo.com) or Kristen Jacob (iamkristenjacob@gmail.com)

Click Here to begin shopping on the Amazon web site or paste the URL into your web browser http://www.amazon.com/?_encoding=UTF8&tag=httptulitarbu-20.

PTA Multicultural Night Photos

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South Bay Galleria Rewards

The Tulita PTA was invited to participate in the Galleria Rewards program this year that runs from February 1st to December 1st of 2015. Click here for a PDF with information on the program. A flyer will also be sent via your child’s room parent. Please contact Ali Daly at ali-daly@hotmail.com if you have further questions.

PTA Brings us Dairy Council!

2014-15 Tulita Yearbook

It’s Time to Order your Tulita Yearbook!  A flyer with envelope attached was sent home with your child on Wednesday to order the 2014-15 Tulita yearbook.  For those who haven’t purchased one yet and would like to, please fill out the information on the envelope, include either cash or check (payable to Tulita PTA) in the amount of $25. You may return the completed envelope to your child’s teacher or to the front office.  Please make sure to print your child’s name clearly as their name will be printed on the cover of the yearbook.  The deadline for ordering your personalized yearbook is March 2, 2015.  Any orders received after that date will not have your child’s name on it.  If you have any questions, please feel free to email tulita.yearbook@gmail.com.  

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PTA Reflections

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Tulita Elementary School PTA

WHAT IS PTA?
PTA (Parent Teacher Association) is the largest volunteer child advocacy organization in the nation,
National PTA is the conscience of the country for children and youth issues. Through advocacy, as well
as family and community education, National PTA has established programs and called for legislation that
improves our children’s lives.


For more than 100 years, National Parent Teacher Association (National PTA®) has worked toward
bettering the lives of every child in education, health and safety. Founded in 1897 as the National
Congress of Mothers by Alice McLellan Birney and Phoebe Apperson Hearst, National PTA is a powerful
voice for all children, a relevant resource for families and communities, and a strong advocate for public
education.


WHY SHOULD I JOIN PTA?
PTA connects families and schools. By joining PTA you show your children that school matters, and that
you are invested in their success. Your PTA membership gives the California State PTA a voice in
legislation and advocacy. PTA helps ensure that parents have a seat at the table when important
decisions that affect schools are made. PTA works together to improve the education, health and safety
of all children.


Three decades of research proves that students achieve higher grades, have better attendance and more
consistently complete homework when parents are involved – and just the act of joining PTA is a great
way to get involved.


HOW PTA BENEFITS OUR SCHOOL AND CHILDREN
The Tulita PTA raises funds that support important programs at Tulita including:
● Educational Assemblies ● Educational Programs ● Scholarships
● Teacher Appreciation ● PTA Sponsored Hospitality ● Hands on Art
● Student/Parent Services ● Field Trips ● Family Events
● Reflections ● Staff Wish Lists ● Technology Improvements
And Many More…..

PTA Structure

● National PTA, www.pta.org
● California State PTA (is a branch of National PTA), www.capta.org
● District PTA (18 districts make up CA PTA), www.33rdpta.org
● Council PTA (Tulita along with all eleven RB schools are members of RB Council PTA)
● Unit PTA (Tulita Unit #00007803)

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PTA Event Calendar 2014-15

Story Pirates Visit Tulita!

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All About Story Pirates

Please click here to find out more about this great program PTA is bringing to Tulita!