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First PTA meeting & Spirit Wear!

Reminder that our very first PTA meeting for the 2020-21 school year will be taking place in the SJLES parking lot on Thursday September 3rd @ 6.30pm. Our key business will be to elect the new PTA board and approve this year’s budget. We expect the meeting to go for about 30 mins. Please come along if you can make it. We need to ensure that we have enough attendees to form a quorum – plus it’ll be good to see your faces after such a long time!

We’ll also have SJLES Spirit Wear on sale at the meeting! T-shirts, Hoodies and track pants are available in sizes S-XXL (although we have varying quantities of each). In the future Spirit Wear purchases will be available online (yay!!!). We’ll let you know as soon as we’re open for business.

Until then,
SJLES PTA

SJLES PTA News: Aug 21, 2020

Big hello to all the SJLES families out there! We hope you’ve been able to overcome some of the challenges that COVID-19 has thrown up and enjoyed the summer nonetheless. It’s with some trepidation that we approach the new school year in its changed format, but we know that the SJLES community is going to meet the challenge of virtual schooling head on!

Whilst some of our activities will inevitably change this year, the SJLES PTA is still a crucial part of the SJLES community. We are ramping up for a new year and it’s time to call out for volunteers to fill Board and Committee Chair roles. As you know, the PTA is an organization made up entirely of volunteers who are responsible for all aspects of our fundraising and social events. We simply cannot function without your involvement. 

A general meeting will be held on September 3rd, at 6:30 pm in the parking lot of SJLES at which time we will formally elect the PTA board members (social distancing & masks will be required). We are also seeking to assign Committee chair roles (however these are not elected positions). The positions are open to ALL members of the SJLES community. No special experience required – just a willingness to pitch in. If you are interested in offering your time to the PTA please don’t hesitate to get in touch with Carolyn Adams (Volunteer Coordinator) sjlesptavolunteer@gmail.com.

The general PTA meeting on September 3rd will last approximately 30 mins. Please RSVP to sjlesptamail@gmail.com as soon as you can so that we can ensure we have enough attendees to vote on the board nominations and approve the 2020-2021 PTA budget. 

PTA Board Positions

  1. PRESIDENT – Proposed candidate: Diana Choi
  2. FIRST VICE PRESIDENT (PROGRAMS) – Proposed candidate: Shilpa Vadarev
  3. SECOND VICE PRESIDENT (FUNDRAISING) – Proposed candidate: Tara Scully
  4. TREASURER – Proposed candidate: Kathy Etheridge
  5. RECORDING SECRETARY – Proposed candidate: POSITION VACANT
  6. CORRESPONDING SECRETARY – Proposed candidate: Carolyn Adams
  7. COUNCIL DELEGATE – Proposed candidate: Ward Morrow
  8. COUNCIL DELEGATE – Proposed candidate: John Nichols

Open Committee Chair Positions

In order of priority/urgency. See Document for details

Looking forward to another busy year at SJLES!​​​​​​​