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PTSA Board Members


Kathryn Durham-Hammer, President


Ivette Maruri, Vice President 


Jima Monson, Treasurer 


Jenny Guirola, Secretary (Staff)

YVHS PTSA is on Facebook

Teacher Continuing Education Scholarship application:  HERE

Deadline for applications is October 15.



1. What is PTSA?

PTSA stands for Parent Teacher Student Association. PTSA is a volunteer association where parents, educators, students, and other citizens can be active in their schools and communities. The purpose of PTSA is to promote  the welfare of children and youth at home, school and throughout the community.

2. What does it mean "to join PTSA"?

Our goal is to create a relationship through collaboration with students, families, schools and the community.We provide provide the following in order to promote student success:

  •  Provide scholarships to our Senior students
  •  Provide scholarship for student field trips.
  •  Provide teachers with monetary support all related to school activities or programs
  • Teacher Appreciation Week
  • Funding for Grad Night

3. How do we know that PTSA money is really being used for our children?

Any parent is welcome to participate in any PTA event. Our records are not confidential and we would be glad to explain PTSA money distribution to anyone.

4. Can anyone volunteer and help at school?

Yes. We welcome anyone who can assist us!

5. Do PTSA members get paid when working at the schools?

No. PTSA members volunteer their time, and we welcome anyone who is willing to assist them. Our parents work very hard to fundraise for special programs at Ygnacio Valley High School.

6. Can anyone become a member?

Yes. Anyone, including students, can be a PTSA member.

7. Do we have to volunteer in the school to be a member?

No. You are NOT REQUIRED to volunteer any time for our events and/or fundraising. We appreciate your assistance, but you are absolutely NOT required to do so.

8. How do I become a member?

You can fill out an enrollment envelope attached to the first day packet, online form or pick a form up at the office and return it to the school office.


           MEETING DATES

        Our  2020-2021 PTSA Meetings will be  held  at 7pm via zoom. 

Thursday, December 10

Thursday, January 14

Thursday, February 11

Thursday, March 11

Thursday, April 1 (1st Thursday due to Spring Break)

Thursday, May 13


Reimbursement/Payment Authorization Form

Print and complete this form to request reimbursement or payment authorization.  Bring the form and attach receipts to the next PTSA or place them in the PTSA mailbox in the office.



Your everyday purchases provide extraordinary results for Ygnacio Valley High School - at no cost to you! Taking part is easy - just register your cards with eScrip, and your purchases at  Macy's, and many more help support YVHS. Even if you have previously registered, you must re-register your card every year to allow us to continue to receive benefits. Please take a minute now to help YVHS all year!  Click here to sign up.  Our supporter ID is 5238377

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