DIAS Parents: Are you bilingual? Can you speak, read and write well in English and Spanish? Are you comfortable translating from English to Spanish? Would you like to participate and volunteer your time for our school? If you answered “yes” to all of the above, please consider joining our DIAS Parent-Teacher Organization translation committee! Tasks include translating PTO meeting notes, agendas, correspondence and/or attending PTO meetings (every second Thursday of the month from 5:30-6:30pm) to help translate.
Please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information or to sign up!
A positive learning environment at home has a powerful impact on how well students do in school. Our goal is to help give you the tools to help your child succeed and we encourage all of our families to get involved with our school. We'd love as many parents as possible to be involved and build partnerships with families so we can promote high student achievement.
In order to better serve our DIAS community, we have a few resources to share with you to keep you better informed:
Join us Sept 6-13 for a Spanish Book Fair at DIAS! Open to the public - so please tell your friends! Books in Spanish from $5-$30.
Hours are limited:
Tuesday, 9/6: 11:15am-12:15pm; 2:15-3pm
Wednesday, 9/7: 8am-12:15pm; 2:15-4pm
Thursday, 9/8: 11:15am-12:15pm; 2:15-5:30pm
Monday, 9/12: 11:15am-12:15pm; 2:15-3pm
Tuesday, 9/13: 11:15am-12:15pm; 2:15-4pm
More info at www.la-libreria.net or 831-753-5615
What is the Pumas Pledge?
DIAS PTO supports many of the school’s field trips, community-building events and learning experiences. Unlike some fundraisers where a large portion (typically more than half) of your money goes to an outside company, 100% of your pledge goes to the school!
Where does my money go, and what does my child get from the PTO?
2016-2017 Projected Spending Per Student
Community Building Events $13
Learning Experiences/Field Trips $62
Classroom/Teacher Support $20
Per Student Average $95
How do we participate?
Please make a pledge by filling out the attached form and including a check, made out to DIAS PTO, or cash. You can also go online to website to make a donation and pay with a credit card.
When is the deadline?
Friday, September 16
What is our goal?
100% participation! If each DIAS family raises $50 for our Pumas Pledge, we will reach more than half of our fundraising needs for the entire school year.
Thank you for your support!
We encourage all families to take part in volunteering and fundraising efforts. Every donation, large or small, adds up to make a big difference. If you have any questions, please email us at email@example.com.
Thank you for your support!
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