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Parent-Teacher Association (PTA)

PTA Connecting Families, Schools, and Communities

Upcoming Events

November

11/22 School Dance

11/27 - 11/29 Thanksgiving Holiday

 

December

12/5 Angst documentary film screening

12/19 - 1/3 Winter Break 

 

January 

1/6  No School - Prof Dev Day

1/7 Return from Winter Break

1/10 PTA  Meeting

Mid January - Reading Power

1/20 No School - MLK Holiday

 

February

2/17 - 2/21 Mid Winter Break

2/27 Upstanders documentary film screening 

 

March

3/6 PTA Meeting at 9:00am

3/30 - 4/3 Spring Break

 

April 

3/30 - 4/3 Spring Break

Mid April SchoolForce Auction

 

May

5/4-5/8 Teacher Appreciation Week

5/15 PTA Meeting

5/15-5/17 Ralston Musical Lion King, Jr. Performances

5/25 No School - Memorial Day

 

June

6/10 Last Day of School

Straight from the Rams' mouth!

Hear directly from students and staff how Ralston's PTA benefits them!

 

Every Child. One Voice.

The Ralston Middle School Parent-Teacher Association is committed to increasing parental involvement in support of Ralston Middle School faculty, staff, and students. The PTA is an active organization whose membership is open to all parents and teachers. As an association, it has several objectives:

Purpose of the PTA:

  • To bring into closer relation the home and the school so that they may cooperate intelligently in the education of children and youth.
  • To develop between educators and the general public such united efforts as will secure for all children and youth the highest advantages in education.
  • To promote the welfare of children and youth in home, school, and community.

What does PTA support?

  • PBIS (Positive Behavior Interventions and Support) and RAMS Way
  • Homework Clubs
  • Math Olympiads 
  • Hospitality
  • Teacher Stipends/Department Budgets
  • New Student BBQ Orientation
  • New Student WEB Transition (Were Everybody Belongs)
  • Community Building: Parent Ed Nights & Parents Night Out
  • Math Festivals
  • Lunch Intramurals
  • Staff Appreciation
  • Field Day
  • 8th Grade Promotion Week Activities
  • Emergency and Safety Supplies
  • Ralston Directory
  • Weekly “Rams” Newsletter
  • PE Department
  • and a handful more…

Free Money for Our School!

1. Shop Amazon Smile:

  • Every time you shop at Amazon, use this link and Ralston earns 0.5% of your eligible purchase price at NO cost to you!

  • Bonus: Once you are registered, Amazon will remind you to use the Smile link!

2. Box Tops for Education: 

  • Ralston PTA submits your clipped Box Tops for Education to earn 10 cents for every box top!

  • Please, turn in your box tops to the school office in an envelope or bag.

3. Sign up for eScrip:

  • Type Ralston PTA in the search box

  • Register your credit, debit, and grocery store cards

  • Every time you shop using your registered cards at local businesses like Lunardi's, Molly Stones, Bianchini's, THEY donate money to Ralston!

  • Can also register your family and friends cards too! When they shop, they will be earning money for our school.

  • Over 800 great merchants donate a % of your purchases to Ralston!

  • Bonus: You'll often get free shipping, coupons, and other offers too!

PTA Executive Board

President Jo Kupbens jo@kupbens.com
VP / Communications Andrea Ganim andreaganim@gmail.com
VP / Council Rep Wendy Kang tsengtaitai@yahoo.com
Secretary Sara Pinto sarahoek@gmail.com
Treasurer Paul Turner treasurer.pta.ralston@gmail.com
Financial Secretary Stephanie Lee snlee3@gmail.com
Auditor Lisa Lessard lisa.lessard@gmail.com
Historian Sucharita Vennela psucharita@yahoo.com
Parliamentarian Heather Irwin heather.r.irwin@gmail.com
School-Force Tiffany Booth tiffanybooth@rocketmail.com

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Ralston Online Apparel Store

Visit our online store to get your Ralston gear today!

We have partnered with Goetz Bros in San Carlos to offer a year round online store. You have the option to do an in store pick up or have it shipped directly to you for a minimal fee.  

If you would like to see sizes before ordering, you can pop over to Goetz and check them out. All orders are custom. No exchanges or refunds are possible. 

Ralston apparel prices reflect direct costs from Goetz. This is not a fundraiser. PTA strives to keep costs low for our families!

(*Special t-shirt and hoodie for our 8th graders will be available to order in late October for a limited time - look out for that special link in our newsletter!) 

Any questions regarding apparel, please contact our apparel chair liaison, Marissa North.