PTA General Meeting Minutes, January 21st 2021

Meeting Start Time: 6:06pm. Attendees: Nayely Perez, Christine Vial, Lale Santelices, Annalisa Romano, Abra Mcnair, Ahren Lutz, Amy Galluci, Amy Occholino, Ted Occholino, Caitlin Hemphill, Charlotte Hodde, Counrtney Acostagrates, Cynthia Keiffer, Derrisha Boyd, Emile S, Emily Shultz, Francis Storr, Heather Noble, John Melvin, Kamil & Hector Lopez, Kim Cotter, Marge Heffernan, Mariella Perez Carasco, MarkContinue reading “PTA General Meeting Minutes, January 21st 2021”

PTA General Meeting Minutes, November 19th 2020

Meeting Start Time: 7:05pm. Attendees: Amy Occholino, Ted Occholino, Marge Heffernan, Kim Cotter, Annalisa Romano, Christine Vial, Francis Storr, Misty Germaund Standing Rules Christine Vial: raised a motion to file the standing rules for 2021. Marge Heffernan: seconded the motion. All in attendance approved standing rules for 2021. Bobbie Reegan: asked for a formal endorsementContinue reading “PTA General Meeting Minutes, November 19th 2020”

PTA General Meeting Minutes, October 12th 2020

Meeting Start Time: 6:35pm. Attendees: Annalisa Romano, Christine Vial, Marge Heffernan, Bobbie Reegan (Speaker), Heather Noble, April Vann, Amy and Ted Occholino, Kim and Brandon Cotter, Courtney Acostagrates, Jay Longfellow, Mark Freeman, Francis Storr, Suzy Wasmuth, Lourdes George, John Melvin Introductions (everyone present gave a brief self introduction) Bobby Reegan – Speaker on Vote YESContinue reading “PTA General Meeting Minutes, October 12th 2020”

James John PTA Equity & Inclusion Plan / Plan de equidad e inclusión de la Asociación de padres y maestros (PTA) de James John

Español abajo. Adopted unanimously by James John PTA Board November 5, 2019 1. Background Persistent and pervasive racial inequities exist in our neighborhood, our school district, and our nation, across all indicators of education, wellness, and health. Other groups of people are also marginalized, including based on gender, sexual orientation, ability and age, to name butContinue reading “James John PTA Equity & Inclusion Plan / Plan de equidad e inclusión de la Asociación de padres y maestros (PTA) de James John”

Resources for PPS families during school closure due to COVID-19 / Recursos para familias de PPS durante el Cierre de Escuelas debido al COVID-19

General Information Chromebook and other school supplies Chromebook distributions are from James John Auditorium, Charleston Ave side, Mondays and Wednesdays, 2-5 pm. Also available for distribution will be: School supplies (starting Sept 9); Classroom materials (starting Sept 14); and Library books (starting Sept 28). Other resources Commissioner Susheela Jayapal info Notario Susheela Jayapal info COVID-19Continue reading “Resources for PPS families during school closure due to COVID-19 / Recursos para familias de PPS durante el Cierre de Escuelas debido al COVID-19”

Our vision on building an inclusive environment and community at James John

We invite you to view the short videos, in Spanish and English, that the James John PTA diversity, equity, and inclusion sub-committee created in order to articulate and show our vision towards the inclusive environment and community that we want to build.  Our goal is to create a parent and teach community that reflects the beautiful and richContinue reading “Our vision on building an inclusive environment and community at James John”