February 9th, 2016 PTSA Meeting

  • Welcome and Introductions
  • Secretary’s Minutes (motion to approve minutes; second the motion; all those in favor; minutes are approved)
  • Student Council’s Report
  • Principal’s Report
  • Treasurer’s Report
  • District Representative Report
  • Parent Education Night – Topic discussion and date of event, March or April?
    • What are the main concerns that SJ PD has related to high schools in the area (gangs, drugs, crime, etc.)
    • What are new drugs parents should be aware of (synthetic marijuana)
    • How can parents help support SJ PD and community
    • What happens if student is caught smoking pot or drinking alcohol?
    • What are main priorities/focus for SJ PD regarding high schools in the area?
    • Which jurisdiction covers Prospect High School and other local high schools? How does that work? I live in San Jose, but child goes to school in Saratoga etc.
  • Winter Wishes Rally – funds from PTSA based how much PTSA collects in the beginning of the year. Instead of donation drive, attempt to find donors for actual wishes (next year).
  • Education awards
    • Scholarship application needs to be put online.
    • Need committee to read and vote on scholarships.
    • Discussion related to how many and how much we give?
  • Teacher appreciation luncheon set date.

Next meeting, Tuesday, March 8, 2016