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California School PTA welcomes you to an exciting 2016-2017school year! The PTA is a volunteer organization with membership open to everyone:  parents, grandparents, neighbors, teachers and students. The purpose of the PTA is to promote parent and community involvement and to ensure our children receive the best physical,  mental and social education. We invite you to join our PTA and become part of the largest child advocacy group in the state!

Here at California School, the PTA provides enrichment programs such as Art Masters and Walk Through History, and exciting assemblies like the Imagination Machine. The PTA also hosts Book Fairs and brings the community together through family events like the popular Halloween Hoot and Pottery & Shopping Night. 

We would love to have all Cougar families join the PTA. Your membership is free of obligation and comes with discounted benefits through the state and national PTAs. Being a PTA member gives families an opportunity to be more involved in social events and assemblies, provides a forum for exchanging ideas and shows your child that you support their school. Getting involved is easy and we encourage and welcome your participation!   PTA Association meetings are open to everyone, so please join us! 


We look forward to connecting with you!


Cari Christie, PTA President                              Jenna DesRosier, Vice President


Show Your Cougar Pride!

We Need Volunteers . . We Need You!

PTA Spring Scholastic Book Fair
March 13, 14, 16 & 17

1:05 - 2:45pm

(after school)

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Volunteers are needed to help:
Set Up

Assist Students
Sell Books

Break Down

Sign up for a shift or two TODAY!

We need volunteers...we need YOU! Volunteering at the Book Fair is the perfect way to stay connected to your child at school and help students find the books they can't wait to read. Sign up now and get ready for a fun and rewarding volunteer experience.  Volunteering will also earn you $$$ to purchase books!  You may earn 1 book (up to $10 in value) for every one hour of time you give!!!  All volunteer book credits must be used during our current Book Fair and will expire on the last day of the fair or
March 17th. 


Volunteer Sign Up Link:


Keep in mind that you DO NOT need to be a registered volunteer to work this event as it takes place after school hours.

Scholastic Book Fairs compensates our school a percentage of our profits so that we can continue to build our library and keep our books current! 

Please email Claudia Johner at


Calendar of Events

2016-2017 Association Meetings

Join us at 7:00 pm in the MPR.

  • March 21 
  • May 13

Everyone is Welcome!

PTA Members Perks

Can put $$$ in your pocket!

Visit our Perks page at

Week at a Glance

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California Cougars Cub Park Group!


Join parents & Cougar Cubs (future California Cougars) at local parks from 9:00 - 10:30 am on the first Thursday of each month. Come to connect with other parents & let our little ones play.  We hope you can join us! 

Halecrest Park 3124 College Avenue, CM (Oct-Dec)
Smallwood Par, 1646 Corsica Place, CM (Feb-June)

Questions?  Contact April Forrester - or

Sponsored by California PTA