University Preparatory Academy
The PTSO is always seeking help with events and fundraising, including but not limited to:
The annual BBQ, held this year on September 6. Volunteer signup at https://www.timetosignup.com/upaptso/sheet/1268063
BBQ raffle prize committee - solicit donations from companies for inclusion in the BBQ raffle. Contact Maria Magallon, email@example.com.
Essay contest judges - seeking community members to help read and evaluate student essays during annual contest held near the beginning of the school year. You will not be reading essays from your child's grade level. Contact Nathalie Tran
Ice Cream Social - help scoop ice cream and pass out toppings for ice cream socials. Contact Edith Guttierez
September 30 - Grades 7,8,9
October 1 - Grades 10,11,12
March 23 - Grades 7,8,9
March 24 - Grades 10,11,12
Adopt-a-Teacher - families have the opportunity to 'adopt' one or more teachers during teacher appreciation week and before winter break. Teacher preference sheets are provided so that you can take the teachers' wishes into consideration when gift giving. Contact Varsha Murthy
Box Tops - help gather and prepare box tops so that they can be submitted for "free money" for UPA. Contact Abedurezak Ebrahim
Used Uniform Sales - help clean and sell used uniforms. Most assistance is needed during June and August. Contact Lisa Martin
New Parent Coffee - During the 7th grade orientation, come chat with new families to give them the scoop on UPA. Contact Julie Wong
Teacher Appreciation Meals - help setup and clean up for the Teacher Appreciation breakfasts or luncheons. Upcoming luncheons will be December 20 and May 8. Contact Nanette Nazaradeh.
If you are interested in organizing an event our community would enjoy, please contact the PTSO. Some events held in the past that we could use committee members for include: UPA nights at sporting or fine arts events, additional carnivals, family game nights, an "on-call" person to pick up items (like pizza) for teachers during class hours, guest speakers.