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Parent-Teacher Association (PTA)

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Upcoming Events

June 7

8th Grade Promotion Dance

June 11

Field Day for 6th and 7th graders; Great America for 8th graders

June 12

Last Day of School; 8th Grade Promotion

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 Andrea Ganim
VP/Communications Nico White
VP/Council Rep Wendy Kang
Secretary Heather Irwin
Treasurer Sarika Choudhary
Financial Secretary Stephanie Lee
Auditor Lisa Lessard
Parliamentarian Carolyn Knobel
Historian Flora Burke
School-Force Eric Manning

Stay in Touch

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sign up for PTA Weekly Announcements


join our Facebook Group

follow Principal Dougherty on Twitter @mdoughertyrms


Ralston Apparel


We will have a new online store to order your Ralston gear!

PTA is very excited to share that we have partnered with Goetz Bros in San Carlos to offer apparel to our Ralston families at the beginning of the school year!

We will offer cotton tees, performance tees, cotton hoodies, performance hoodies, and a performance long sleeve for both Ralston generic and sports apparel. 

We will continue to offer our special "class of" t-shirt and hoodie for our 8th graders, as well!

The store will be open year round! You will have the option to do 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!

Please do look out for the link information in our newsletter at the start of the school year. You will be able to find the apparel store link year round and other helpful information on the PTA section of the Ralston website. 

Thanks for your support!