University Park PTA
University Park PTA

Join the PTA

When you join the University Park PTA, you make a difference in your child’s education and get a voice and a vote at University Park.  Membership and participation means that you will have a better understanding of what goes on at our school and in your child’s classroom.
Moreover, being a PTA member provides you with many perks, provided by the California PTA (CAPTA), such as discounts on a range of products, services, and entertainment options.

 

 

What's Happening Now?

 

From our families to yours, have a wonderful Holiday Season!

 

 

Kids Run the OC Marathon

We need a coordinator for this event by 12/12 or University Park Elementary students will not be able to participate.  Please email Cathy Kurani at President@UniversityParkPTA.com if you are interested.

 

Box Tops

It’s time for round 2 of our classroom Box Tops competition!  Keep on saving, all the details will be announced in January.

 

PTA Membership

Make a difference in your child’s education!  Join the PTA today  J

 

School Wide Directory

We will be publishing a school wide directory again this year.  An opt out form is available online for those who do not want to be included in the directory.

Lunch Time Activities

This week (Dec 15th to Dec 18th)

-Tuesday: Kickball

-Friday: Knockout

The UP PTA is looking for volunteers for the 2014-2015 school year.

The University Park PTA is already looking toward the 2014-2015 school years and will be in need of volunteers.

Make a difference in your child's education and help us build a community at UP :)

 

Position

Description

Time Commitment

Spirit Wear Committee

 

Design, sell and distribute UP t-shirts

Fall 2014

Staff Appreciation Week Committee

 

Plan staff lunch and student activities

May 2015

Scrips/Box Tops Committee

Collects box tops and advertises for Scrips participation

year round

Hospitality Committee

Purchases snacks and drinks for events

year round

Scholastic Book Fair Committee

 

Organizes and executes the book fair

April 2015

Assemblies Committee

Selects and books school wide assemblies

3 per year

Flier Distribution Committee

 

Photocopies and bundles fliers for the conduits

year round

Webmasters

 

Manages the PTA website

year round

Auditors

 

Audits PTA books

twice per year

Walk to School Committee

Helps with the Walk to School/ Bike to school Program

year round

ACE Committee

 

Helps with after school enrichment program

2-3 times per year

Astounding Inventions Committee

Helps with the city wide science competition

Winter 2014-5

 

Reflections Committee

 

Helps with the state wide art competition

Fall 2014

 

Mother Daughter Tea Committee

 

Helps with the 5th grade girls “growing up” tea

Spring 2015

 

Guy’s Night Committee

 

Helps with the 5th grade boys “growing up” night

Spring 2015

 

Room Parent Committee

 

Helps the Room Parents at UP

Year round

Kids Run the OC Marathon Committee

 

Helps with the marathon training / running club at UP

Spring 2015

 

Library Committee

 

Helps with the Librarian with administrative work

Year round

 

Jog A Thon Committee

 

Helps with Jog A Thon fundraiser

November 2014

Family Fun Events Committee

 

Helps plan family fun nights (Movie night, All School Hang Out, etc)

year round

Irvine Ranch Family Fun Festival

 

Helps with  Family Fun Festival

June 2015

 

Join the University Park PTA and make a difference!!

WHO? WHAT? WHEN? WHERE? WHY?

 

 

WHO are we? 

 

Executive Board                                               Committee Chairs & Coordinators

 

President

Cathy Kurani

Spirit Wear

Maria Changsek

VP/Membership

Joanne Ulene

Graphic Designs

Brenda Ponnay

Treasurer

Simone Carmichael

Teacher Appreciation

Meera Karthikeya

Yasmin Atcha

Financial Secretary

Zoi Rappas

Scripts & Box Tops

Barb Doherty

Secretary

Giseli Souza

Assemblies

Joane Ulene

 

 

ACE Coordinator

Lisa Phillips

 

 

Event Sponsorships

Kiley Baile

 

WHAT are we?                                        

 

We are a group of parent volunteers that have committed our time, talents and resources to support, enhance, improve and enrich our children’s education.

 

 

WHEN are PTA Events?

 

U.P. PTA organizes several spectacular events throughout the year; Membership Drive, Jog A Thon, Assemblies, Book Fair and Family Fun Events. 

 

 

WHERE does the money go?

 

Our fundraising efforts channel money directly to University Park Elementary for programs which support excellence in education for ALL of our students.

 

 

WHYshould I join?

 

Joining PTA allows you to make a difference in your child’s education and gives you a voice and a vote at University Park.  Membership and participation means that you will have a better understanding of what goes on at our school and in your child’s classroom

 

PLUS – Membership has Perks!! 
As a member of the UP PTA you are also a member of the California State PTA. Here is a list of the vendors that offer 
perks of membership available exclusively to PTA Members; Jamba Juice, Legoland, Staples, T-Mobile, Enterprise, Hertz, MetLife, California Academy of Sciences and more!

 

QUESTIONS: Please email U.P. PTA at vpmembership@universityparkpta.com

PTA Membership Sign Up Form
Don't miss out on all the fun! Join now to make a difference in your child's education. Fill out the attached form and turn into the front office.
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