We hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving break! December will be a very busy month for the students with finals and many activities.
Congratulations our students who went on to the Council Level of Reflections Arts Program! The results are in and CHS students took the Cupertino Fremont Sunnyvale Council PTA Reflections Art Contest by storm. See the last page or the Reflections page
Special Association Meeting
The special association meeting to approve the grants will be on Tuesday, December 13 at 7pm in the Cafeteria.
Update on PTSA Memberships and Donations
Thank you to those who have joined PTSA this year and/or made a direct donation! If you haven't yet donated and would like to, it's not too late! Every dollar helps to support programs that benefit our students, teachers, and parents.
Visit the CHS PTSA website to join/donate: http://www.chs.fuhsd.org/ptsa
And remember, many local companies can match your donation. Please speak to your HR department for more details.
If you have any questions, please email our VP of Membership, Anna Weber, at TinoPTSA.Membership@gmail.com
Additionally, several companies such as Adobe will donate to the PTSA by matching volunteer hours with a cash contribution. We would love to have you volunteer.
Please come to our meeting on Jan 31st to hear an update from math department chair Stacey Jaehnig about our math program.
Jan 31 RSVP
Staff Appreciation Events:
PTSA is hosting a Holiday Brunch for our wonderful teachers and staff on December 16, 2016 - 8:30 am at the High School cafeteria. It will be one of the most attended events since they will be at school working while our kids are already on their holiday vacation. We have about 120 staff to feed so please be generous.
To help or donate food, please sign up here:
A dish could serve up to 20 people. Please label your container so you can pick them up at the office (reception area) that afternoon. Help us spread the spirit of the season by sharing. Please drop off your food/drinks donation by 7:30 am Friday 12/16. If you have any questions, please feel free to email Saraswathi Ramohan (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Joanne Halili (email@example.com).
Many thanks to the Indian Parents for sponsoring the Diwali lunch in November. The staff and teachers loved the annual event. The photos on our website.
Parent Education Event:
Syrous Parsay will be speaking in depth about a topic that was briefly discussed in his Roadmap to College workshop. This lecture will provide guidance on the steps sophomores and juniors should consider to prepare for college application process this summer.
Summer internship / job / activities
Academics (GPA, SAT, ACT, etc.)
College application prep work / Essay
Maximizing your summer
Our principal, Kami Tomberlain, and others will be sharing the results of the fall Fremont High School District wide Student Wellness Survey. There are some very interesting results that we want to share with our parent community. We want your feedback so do not miss out on this great opportunity to be heard.
Career Fair Friday February 3 Students will hear about various careers from speakers in our community. Parents are welcome to speak. Please consider volunteering for this important event. Please complete the form provided 2016-17 PTSA Volunteer Online Form
Other Events at school:
Winter Formal is Thurs December 15th at the Santa Clara Bay Club Encourage your student to attend this fun dance and celebrate the end of the first semester
How can you help and become more involved?
To get more frequent updates please join and like our FB page https://www.facebook.com/CupertinoHighPTSA/
Join the TinoParents google group! Keep up-to-date on upcoming PTSA sponsored parent education events, student programs and opportunities to volunteer at school. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Sign up to Volunteer – “Give 2 Hours”
We encourage parents to also “Give 2 Hours” to support the school and keep the excellent programs going for our students. (And of course we gladly accept more.)
This is a great way to meet other parents and learn more about school, plus it’s very rewarding as well. Let us know the types of volunteering that interest you and we will contact you throughout the year when those opportunities are available.
Please fill out the 2016-17 PTSA Volunteer Online Form , or if you prefer a printable version 2016-17 PTSA Volunteer Printable Form
Council Level Reflections Results
The results are in and CHS students took the Cupertino Fremont Sunnyvale Council PTA Reflections Art Contest by storm.
Dance - 1st Place - Raychel Hatch - Mrs. Potato Head
Film - 1st Place - Nico Chilla - Being Human
Literature - 1st Place - Ryan Sun - Until We Meet Again
Literature - 3rd Place - Hilary Oglesby - My Story
Photography - 1st Place - Bryan Choy - Lighting Up the Darkness
Visual Arts - 2nd Place - Gargee Khaparde - Unwritten
Visual Arts - 3rd Place - Gina Pai - The Journey of Life is a Storybook
606 students from 21 schools submitted entries. 248 of those entries were advanced to the Council. Of those, 66 entries were ranked in the top three including 23 that were ranked #1 and will be forwarded to the District level for the next round of competition.