PARENT TEACHER ORGANIZATION (PTO)
Welcome to the 2019-20 school year! For the September PTO meeting we are having a TNEF-PTO social on Wednesday, 9/25/19 from 7-9 PM at Longboard Margarita Bar instead of our regular 4th Tuesday meeting. Come have some snacks and drinks with other TNHS parents.
WELCOME TO THE TERRA NOVA PTO
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WHO WE ARE
Terra Nova's Parent Teacher Organization is dedicated to enabling families, teachers, staff and the community to join forces to promote a positive learning environment for all students - including yours. All parents and guardians of Terra Nova students are members, whether or not you are able to make a membership donation, attend meetings, or volunteer your time. The PTO, a non-profit organization, was founded for the following purposes:
To encourage communication among the school, home and community at large.
To provide support to the school in the form of volunteers, financial and resource contributions and parental representation within the Jefferson Union High School District.
To facilitate parental involvement in school-wide decision making and activities.
WHAT WE DO
Mini Grants for Teachers: Teachers submit requests for items that they would like to purchase that will enhance their classroom teaching and the Mini Grant Committee reviews the requests and most often funds these items.
Recognition of TNHS teachers and staff: The PTO provides a Staff Appreciation Week for all the teachers and staff at TNHS in May to appreciate their efforts all year long. Look for opportunities to volunteer or donate items for this event in the spring.
Safe and Sober Celebration for Graduates: The PTO organizes and hosts a Grad Night celebration for the TNHS graduates so they will have a place to celebrate responsibly. Look for opportunities to volunteer for this event in the spring.
PTO Membership and Donations
Want to volunteer to help with PTO activities or donate to the PTO? Complete the Membership and Donation form and return it to the TNHS front office.
WHEN WE MEET
We meet most months on the 4th Tuesday of the month at 7 PM in the Library. The meeting dates for the 2019-20 year are as follows: August 27, September 25 (a change due to the Social Mixer), October 22, November 19 (a change due to the Thanksgiving break), January 28, February 25, March 24, and April 28.
We are a 501(c)(3) nonprofit and our charitable donation tax ID is 94-3254407.
PTO Meeting Agendas & Minutes
Staff Appreciation Chair
Julie Arnaudo and Rita Sargent
Maria Garcia and Monica Woodworth
Terra Nova Education Foundation (TNEF)
Jefferson Union High School District (JUHSD) Board