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Keep up-to-date on upcoming PTSA sponsored parent education events, student programs and opportunities to volunteer at school.

Stay connected -- get on the TinoParents google group -- email Michelle Riess

Cupertino High PTSA



September Happenings


We hope you will join us and donate to the PTSA. 

PTSA has given tens of thousands of dollars of grants to the school

PTSA supports the school with countless hours of volunteer work for the education, health, and safety of our children.  

This year, we are hoping to raise money for benches, additional bike racks, student programs,  grants for teachers, and other programs. 

The membership form is located here  and you can donate online via paypal.   

We have also attached the form for your convenience if you prefer the paper form and you can submit your donation via check.  



Back to School Night on Sept 6.  Please hear an update from the Principal and meet other parents

5:45pm Back-to-School Parents Pasta Dinner (pre-order with this form) 

6:30pm Principal’s Welcome/Report

7:00pm Classroom Visits  Don’t forget to bring your student’s schedule and campus map!   


Parent Education Events - we have 2 Parent Ed meetings in Sept.

College Application Road Map for seniors and their Parents (9/13/16).

 College Application Road Map for All grades and their Parents (9/20/16).


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


Dine out night - Lyfe Kitchen - signups are required or the fundraiser will be canceled

Are you frustrated with traffic?

Please attend the City of Cupertino’s  Safe Routes to School meetings and help formulate solutions.



"What Is Your Story?"

CHS students are invited to explore their world through art by participating in the 2016/17 PTSA Reflections Art Program.  Choreograph a dance, produce a film, write a poem or short story, compose a song, snap a photograph or create a piece of visual art (including 3-D!) that reflects on and interprets the theme, "What Is Your Story?"

Entries are due in the school office by 9 am, Tuesday, October 18th.  Multiple entries in one or more categories are welcome.  Students with a 504 or IEP are encouraged to participate, and may enter in the Special Artist Division.

Want another good reason to join our PTSA?  The student or his/her parent must be a member of the CHS PTSA to participate in the Reflections Art Recognition Program. 

For more information rules and forms, please visit


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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:


September meeting is on Tues Sept  27 at 7pm in the Cafeteria. Social time is 6:45-7pm. Come meet other parents!   The agenda will be sent out later.


Other Events at school:


Other News:

Grad Night News

We are having our first meeting on 9/12.  We welcome all parents to volunteer.  The success of this party depends on many volunteers.


Grad Night committee is also hosting a Goodwill drive on Sat Sept 17-18.  Please see the attached flyer for more details.




Hey 'Tino!


Walden West is currently looking for volunteer Cabin Leaders throughout the months of September, October, and November.


Cabin leaders will spend a week at camp working with 5th/6th grade students.  Volunteers can earn up to 100hrs of community service for their time.


For more information about this volunteer opportunity, please go to and click on “volunteer” tab and fill out an online request. Details and paperwork is all online.  


Honoring Our Own at CHS


PTSA Membership-Donation Drive

PTSA Membership-Direct Donation Online Submission Form Link         

Click here to pay electronically    










No PayPal account? No problem! Paypal allows you to pay by credit card

Pay by check or cash ?Click here to download the form

CHS PTSA meeting on Tues Sept 27

Please join us for our PTSA meeting on Tues Sept 27 from 6:45-8pm. We have a special guest speaker Chris Hickey who will be speaking about some issues that he sees happening at the school and how he is a resource for our community. We will also hear updates from the principal, the teacher rep, the student reps, and our board members. This is an association meeting and the association members will be voting. The social time will be 6:45-7:00 so you can meet some of our board members and leaders of other organizations.  
Here's the link to the eventbrite:  Cupertino High PTSA Sept 27 Meeting

Road Map to College by Syrous Parsay- Parent Ed Event

Join us on September 13 for Seniors or on September 20 for all other grades at 7pm in the Theater for an informative evening on the College process presented by Syrous Parsay courtesy of the CHS ...more


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

Back To School Night and Pasta Dinner


Many local companies offer matching donations to school organizations. Some companies match only cash donations while others will also donate cash to match your volunteer hours contributed to the ...more

2016-2017 PTSA Board

President: Myoung Kang

Executive Vice President: Benaifer Dastoor

VP of Student Programs: Muneesh Goomer

VP of Parent Programs: Ione Yuen

VP of Staff Programs: Saraswati Ram Mohan

VP of Membership: Anna Weber

Treasurer: Priya Krishnakumar

Secretary: Krithika Srinivasan

Auditor: Martina Herhusky

Historian: Viji Illango

Parliamentarian: Priya Ramamoorthy

Volunteers/Egroup: Michelle Riess

Website Manager: Amisha Shah

Reflections: Jenny Martin

Senior Events: Nancy Boyle

Emergency Coordinator: Kimber Graham

Assistant - VP Staff Programs: Joanne Salonga-Halili

Assistant - VP Student Programs: Sabeen Sattar

Assistant - VP Parent Programs: Rakesh Sachdeva

Pasta Dinner: Melissa Hunsinger

PTSA Meetings

The PTSA meetings are the last Tuesday of the month at 7pm in the CHS Cafeteria. Come and hear what's going on at CHS!

Next PTSA Meeting - Sept. 27th, all are welcome.

Check out the September Monthly Happenings

Schedule of PTSA meetings and events.

Your PTSA Donation Dollars at Work...

The Cupertino High School PTSA helps fund and support many programs at CHS that benefit our students, staff and parents throughout the year. Your donations enable us to keep our programs running and ...more

CHS PTSA in Action!

New Parent Orientation Powerpoints

In case you missed the Parent Orientations, we have linked the powerpoint presentations for you to review:

1. Tino Parent Crew

2. A Day in the Life of CHS

3. Getting Involved in the TIno Community

PTSA Volunteer Program

Volunteering is a wonderful way to stay in touch with the happenings at CHS and a way for you to meet CHS parents, staff and administrators. Parent volunteers are needed for a variety of important school-wide programs and events.  Please know that even a few hours of your time can make a tremendous difference! 

-  Be a Student Success Center Tutor

-  Volunteer at Residency Verif. Days
-  Help with Admin Tutorial
-  Support FUHSD programs and events

-  Contribute to Staff Appreciation events

Volunteer at the annual Career Fair

-  Help with Senior Events


Please contact Michelle Riess if you would like to volunteer. See Volunteer Form for more details.

PTSA Volunteer Program ONLINE SUBMISSION Form Link


Stay Connected, Stay Informed,

Get Involved…

Join the CHS Volunteer Program!

ASB, homecoming...? What's that?

Learn more about all the acronyms and spirit words of Cupertino High School!

We made a glossary for you: see the Tino Terminology, and "speak Tino" with your student!


PTSA Documents

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Requests for Reimbursement, Requests for Payment Authorization and Check Advances should be made by sending the appropriate form to Priya Krishnakumar dropped in the PTSA mailbox in the school office, or brought to the monthly PTSA meeting.  All forms must have receipts or invoices attached.

The PTSA non-profit letter of determination can be found in the documents section of this PTSA homepage.