WELCOME TO THE ROWLAND ELEMENTARY PTA WEB SITE!
You might be asking, "What is the Rowland Elementary Parent Teacher Association (PTA)?"
The Rowland Elementary Parent Teacher Association (PTA) is a non-profit volunteer group of parents and teachers dedicated to the enrichment of the students and the community. PTA is a thriving child advocacy organization--it's the nation's largest!
Our PTA has a board of 7 elected officials and meets once a month (the last Thursday). All parents of Rowland Elementary students are encouraged to join the PTA and attend the General Association meetings [Back to School (September), Founder's Day (February), Open House (May)] throughout the year where we all meet as a "Community of Learners".
Your 2019-2020 Elected Executive PTA Board Members are the following:
Jessica Mendez , President
Jeffrey Siu, Vice President
Wilma Fune, 2nd Vice President (Membership)
Priscilla Fuentes, 3rd Vice President (Fundraising)
Amanda Gonzalez, Recording Secretary
Monica Butler, Treasurer
Shazia Junaid , Parliamentarian
Zoila Mena , Historian
Jay Tanaka, Auditor
Parents are an integral part of our school and of the education of our children. The family is expected and encouraged to be involved in school life. We rely on and welcome the community to help in classrooms and organize events.
Rowland Elementary PTA Objectives
•To promote the welfare of our students and their families
•To raise the quality of the Rowland experience for all students
•To support the work of the state and national PTAs in securing laws for the care and protection of children and youth
•To create a closer relationship between parents, teachers and staff that allows for greater cooperation and innovation in building programs that benefit Rowland students
The PTA has fundraisers throughout the school year. The moneys raised are used to purchase materials and activities such as:
Amazing Field Trips for EVERY classroom
Dr. Seuss Day: Parent Volunteer Readers Breakfast and Donations
Red Ribbon Week: Red Vines for End of Week Celebration and Donations
Jump Rope for Heart: Treats and Water for our Children
Membership: Aquarium of the Pacific Field Trip for a Upper and Lower Grade Classroom
Membership: Classroom Grants
Membership: Raffle for Bicycle, Helmet, and Pads for Upper and Lower Grade Student
Membership: Classroom Poster Contest for Upper and Lower Grade Classroom for Ice Cream Party
Technology for the Computer Lab
6th Grade Sendoff: Video Game Bus, A Movie and Popcorn, BBQ Picnic Fun
Teacher Welcome Back Breakfast
Teacher Christmas Dessert
Teacher and Staff Appreciation Day Luncheon
The PTA also provides activities and events such as:
Rascal Spirit Wear
The Rowland Rack--School Supplies and After School Snacks
Dr. Seuss Day
Back to School
Children's Performance Programs
Holiday Grams: Halloween, Valentine's Day, Easter, Mother's Day
6th Grade Sendoff: Video Bus, Movie and Popcorn, BBQ Picnic
Rowland Elementary PTA and its programs provide many opportunities for you to become involved in your child's educational experience. One of the easiest ways is to join the PTA. With your participation and support, the PTA can provide a variety of enrichment projects and activities for our students and the community.
Remember, no one can do everything, but working together we can make a real difference!