Announcements

Reminders
 
Updating Rosters - Please enter any changes to your 2015-2016 roster of officers into PTAEZ Officer Contact or contact Naomi Higaki at Sixth District.

Insurance Premium - Units: $216
                               - Councils: $154
                               - Workman's Comp Rate: 5%

Membership - Please  remind your treasurer to forward all new membership pass-through (per capita) to your council or to Sixth District.

Out-of-council units -please turn in your membership dues and insurance premium to the Sixth District office by October 15.Remittance Form
       Sixth District PTA
       1290 Ridder Park Drive, M/C 214
       San Jose, CA 95131

Units in Councils - please turn in your membership dues and insurance premium to your council treasurer by their deadline.



To-Do List for Current Officers 

1. Save the date for the Reflections Reception on Thursday, January 7.
2. Check out CAPTA's previous weekly Membership Monday eBlasts for ideas and resources.
3. For a PTA/PTSAs financial health, here's a checklist of the things that should be on your list, in process, or hopefully done.
4. Check out the PTA Calendar of Essential RequirementsThis easy-to-use checklist will help you stay on track of what to do starting in July. All board members will benefit from knowing what needs to be done. Help keep your PTA running smoothly by checking it out!  - Get thchecklist for the first half of the PTA year.
5. Decide on your goals, programs, events, and fundraisers as part of the budget process. [How to Budget]
6. Save the date for Sixth District's Annual Luncheon on Friday, March 4.
     


Scholarship/Grant

Graduating High School Senior Scholarship

Applications are due to CA State PTA by Monday, Feb. 1, 2016 at 5:00 pm.

The CA State PTA offers Graduating High School Senior Scholarships of $750 to recognize volunteer service by high school seniors in a school and community.

More information regarding eligibility criteria, selection process, application tips, forms and more can be found on CA State PTA's website.


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Community Activity   

STEM Innovation Bowl
 
Saturday, January 30
10:00 am-5:00 pm
Santa Clara Central Park Library
2635 Homestead Road, Santa Clara, CA
Free - but must sign up
  
Your Free Ticket to STEM. Families can enjoy learning about the future of immersive technology: virtual reality, augmented reality, telepresence robots, computer vision, 3D video, and gaming (recommended for grades 6 and up). Younger grades will enjoy the Innovation Stations---hands-on areas---where kids can learn about circuit boards, build with blocks and straws, create mosaics using math, interact with robots and launch rockets. Sign up for your FREE tickets at  santaclaraca.gov/innovation.

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Reflections

Reflections Winners

 

Congratulations to ALL of the students who participated this year in Reflections at their schools. At the Open House/Gallery on January 7, we had an exhibit of student work that was creative in its interpretation of the theme, 
Let Your Imagination Fly. For a list of winners advancing to CAPTA, please click here.

Diane Straetker, Reflections Chair



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