2019-2020 VHS PTO Nominations:

President:  Katie Domes

Executive Vice President:  Traci Lewellyn

2nd Vice President (Membership):  Terri Horn

3rd Vice President (Ways & Means): Vacant

Treasurer: Michelle Salemi

Auditor:  Vita Schow

Safety: Inaam Ottersbach

Secretary:  Jennifer Saghera

Volunteer Coordinator:  Jennifer (Jen) Grygiel


Staff of the Month:  Amy Fox

Hospitality:  Josie Kasyouhannon

Parliamentarian:  Inaam Ottersbach

Baccalaureate:  Alexandra Rye

Senior Recognition:  Natalia Valerdi

Grad Night:  Maria Santana

Web Master:  Jennifer (Jen) Grygiel


Nominating Committee:

Inaam Ottersbach

Katie Domes

Alexandra Rye

            Barb Ozenbaugh



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c/o Valhalla High School
1725 Hillsdale Road
El Cajon, CA  92019

Let us know how you would like your money to be donated to Valhalla.  Please include your name, student's name/graduating year and email address.  We will add your name to our Valhalla PTO membership donors webpage. If you would like a tax receipt, please email ptovhs@gmail.com. Thank you so much for your donation! 
Meeting Dates for 2018-19
Monday, October 1            Monday, November 5            Monday, December 3
Monday, January 7             Monday, February 4               Monday, March 4
Monday, April 8                   Monday, May 6                        Monday, June 3

Meetings are held in Room 301 at 6:30pm.

We are here to support our kids and school by.
  • Organizing Grad Nite
  • Providing scholarships
  • Organizing Baccalaureate
  • Supporting Unity Days in November (student community building)  
  • Supporting Link Crew (student community building)  
  • Supporting SOS (community building)
  • Supporting the school with Safety and Safety Week (keeping our kids safe)   
  • Supporting the NorseCODE (Cooperation, Ownership, Diligence, Empowerment)  (Making good choices)
  • Supporting programs like every 15 minutes (Making good choices)
  • Supplies (supporting teachers and staff)
  • Showing our appreciation as a community for the teachers and staff
  • Communication between the school and parents: Getting the word out to you on what is happening through our ValhallaLine Newsletter and this webpage.
  • Participation with WASC, Team Leader meetings, and more
Senior Recognition Scholorship - Application

Valhalla PTO seeks to acknowledge and reward outstanding Seniors that have exemplified Norse Code values and plan to carry these values forward into their future.  This new scholarship offers students added support for their transition into their life after high school. Award Committee selected students will receive a financial award in the amount of $200 and a certificate of recognition from the Valhalla PTO.  Student awardees will be recognized at the Senior Awards Ceremony on May 22, 2019.


Please complete the application below and submit a short essay along with your application.  More detailed instructions on the essay requirements are included below.

Please place the application and essay in a sealed enveloped marked “ATTN: Natalia Valerdi-Rogers, PTO Senior Recognition Scholarship”

All completed applications and essays should be submitted at Julia McAfee’s desk in the Counseling Center no later than Friday, April 12, 2019 at 3:00 PM.

If you have any questions, please contact Julia McAfee, Academic Advisor at jmcafee@guhsd.net or at (619) 593-5347 for support.

Essay Requirement

Please attach an essay answering the following question:

How will you take Valhalla values forward into your future?

The vision of Valhalla is to encourage students to demonstrate cooperation, ownership, diligence and empowerment. Please refer to the Norse Code in the Student Handbook, (pages 12-13) found on the Valhalla website, to review examples of how students can practice Valhalla values.  Your essay should include your scholastic ambitions and your career plans after you complete your education.

Essays must be between 250-350 words, typed, double-spaced, 12-point font with 1” margins.


VHS PTO Sr Rec App 2019 ‎(11MAR2019)‎

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