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Be sure to check the Community Information page for news, events, and activities relating to the school but not directly associated with PTSA.

Your Teen and Stress

At the March 16th, 2011, PTSA meeting, counselors from the School Based Health Center presented a program for parents "Working Together to Help Teens Cope with Stress"   The School Based Health Center has a webpage on this site.

PTSA

AEF Salute to Education takes place this Friday, 4/25

Hi AHS Community;
 
Please join Alameda Education Foundation in honoring the Link Crew crew and PTSA president Veronica Rodriguez Hall at Salute to Education on Friday April 25 from 6pm to 9pm at Rhythmix Cultural Works, 2513 Blanding Ave.
 
Link Crew honorees are AHS administrator Eric Shawn and teachers Allen Nakamura and Joe Pearse who have adopted a national program at AHS that links all freshman to a group of juniors and seniors who show the new kids the ropes at AHS.

  Veronica will be honored for her many years of leadership in the PTA and PTSA.   
 
Salute to Education presents an opportunity for teachers and parents to celebrate the innovation that goes on in our public schools. Rhythmix's Cultural Center (at 2513 Blanding Avenue) provides a sophisticated and urban setting for an evening of wine, gourmet food and good conversation. 
 
Tickets purchased before midnight tonight are $30 ($2 on-line transaction fee). Otherwise they are $40 at the door.  Please visit AEF's website for further info and to purchase your ticket tonight AlamedaEducation.org
 
See you there,
AEF

PTSA Service Awards to AHS Teachers, Staff and Parents

Each year, the PTSA recognizes a small number of teachers, staff and parents with an award in recognition of their outstanding service to the AHS community. This year, we would like input from the PTSA parent body concerning who you feel is deserving of this award. Recipients are presented with a certificate, check (teachers and staff only) and small gift at the last PTSA meeting of the year, which takes place on Tuesday, June 3.
 
Please email me the names of those teachers, staff (e.g. office staff, maintenance, food services, paraeducators, school transportation, campus security, janitorial staff etc) and/or parents who you feel deserve recognition along with a brief description by Tuesday, April 22. The program offers six, distinctive types of awards. They are: Very Special Person Award (VSP), Honorary Service Award (HSA), Continuing Service Award (CSA), Outstanding Teacher Award (OTA), Outstanding Administrator Award (OAA), Golden Oak Service Award (GOSA). Once I receive the nominations, I will tally the names. 
 
If you have further questions and to submit your nominations, please email me at serviceawards@alamedaptsa.org
 
Thank you,
Hilary Menendez
AHS PTSA Honorary Service Awards Coordinator

Memory Bricks For Sale

Memorialize your student's experience at Alameda High School forever!  

 

Alameda High's Memory Brick Wall is currently under construction at the school's main entrance. Purchase a brick for your student, family, alumni, favorite faculty member - the possibilities are endless!  Brick's may be purchased for $100 through the AHS PTA.  Funds raised are used for teacher's classroom needs, campus beautification, technology enhancements and more.  
 
Bricks may have 3 lines, 15 characters per line.  Please contact Donna Cala (memorybricks@alamedaptsa.org or 910-1486) to place your order. 
 
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PTSA benefits on Internet purchases. Its easy! Just use eScrip

As we enter into the holiday season and that busy buying period, please remember that you can help fund programs at Alameda High every time  you shop on line.  The easiest way is to click through the PTSA web portal on your way to Amazon, Crate and Barrel, Sephora and more.  No sign up or registration is required.  Go to:

 

 

and just click on the eScrip on line mall button on the right hand side of the page.
 
If you have registered with eScrip at eScrip.com, you can click through your own portal as well.
 
Remember, as of November 1st, eScrip has changed its policy on contributions from Safeway.  If you are registered with eScrip.com and you shop at Safeway only your purchases made with the following payment types will earn $$$ for AHS.  We are anticipating that funds will drop dramatically because of these changes. 
 
Debit Card • Check • Cash • Fast Forward Debit Card
SmartCheck • Safeway Gift Card • WIC • CalFresh
 
If you currently use your credit card only to shop at Safeway, you can do what I did.  Purchase a Safeway gift card with your regular credit card.  Then use the Safeway gift card for all your purchases at Safeway.

 

If you want to know more about how eScrip works or you need to make changes to your eScrip account, go to:  http://www.escrip.com/jsp/r.jsp?mode=SupporterHelps&gid=7589182
 
Questions:  Contact Joanna Bianchi or Angie Klein at scrip@alamedaptsa.org

Guest Speakers at PTSA meetings

Here is the list of confirmed guest speakers at the PTSA meetings for the rest of the school year.

Oct.15
Mike Gandara ( police/ resource officer on AHS campus )

What is his role ? How does he make ...more

PTSA Meeting Calendar *Save the dates*

PTSA Meeting Calendar *Save the dates*
September 17, 2013
October 15, 2013
November 19, 2013
No meeting in December
January 21, 2014
February 18, 2014
March 18, 2014
April 15, 2014
May 20, 2014
June 3, 2014 (meeting to be held off-site)
 

PTSA meetings take place the third Tuesday of every month and are held in the Pit unless otherwise noted.

eScrip Video Explanation

Still not sure how to register your Safeway and credit cards with eScrip? Shop on-line a lot and want to contribute $$$ to our AHS programs for free? Click on this video link from eScrip to see how easy it can be:  http://www.screencast.com/t/w2fwVIQSu6 

If you have any questions, please contact Joanna Bianchi at scrip@alamedaptsa.org

Link to Department Presentations

Various departments have provided presentations to the PTSA at meetings throughout the year.  You can view the PowerPoint slides from these presentations by clicking here .

Donate to AHS PTSA

eScrip Online Mall - Earn easy $$$ for AHS

From Amazon to ZipCar and everything in between. Just click on the eScrip image below to start shopping.

AHS Escrip

Join PTSA & Like us on Facebook

JOIN PTSA YAHOO! GROUP

Join YAHOO! group. Stay informed by becoming a member of the AHS Yahoo group.

Click here to have an email generated for joining.

To change your email adddress: Follow the directions below for unsubscribing from your old email address, then follow the directions above to join the Yahoo! group.

To unsubscribe from the Yahoo! group, click here to have an email generated for unsubscribing or click the 'Unsubscribe' link at the bottom of each AHS Yahoo message.  You will get a verification email which you need to reply to.

Earn easy $$$ for AHS at eScrip, Nob Hill and Lucky's

These programs bring in over $10,000 each year to fund everything from computers to pencils at AHS and they cost nothing to use.

 

Go to http://Scrip.AlamedaPTSA.org where we can help you get started with eScrip/Safeway, Nob Hill and Lucky's.

 

Go to eScrip.com and click on the 'at the store' link at the top of the page.  Here you can register your credit cards so when you eat locally at restaurants like China House, Pican and Fenton's and shop at merchants such as Big O Tires you will automatically earn contributions for AHS.  Shop Online?  Once registered at escrip.com, you can click on the 'at the Online Mall' link at the top of the escrip.com page and be directed to hundreds of online merchants you are already familiar with like Macys, Nordstrom's and the Apple store.

 

And easiest of all, click on the link below to go directly to the eScrip Online Mall portal.  Click on the 'shop now' button and be directed to hundreds of online merchants.  No registration of cards required.  Just start shopping:

 

AHS Escrip

click here to start shopping Online

from Amazon to ZipCar and everything in between

 

Thank you for your support.  Questions?  email scrip@alamedaptsa.org.

ADDITIONAL FUNDRAISING OPPORTUNITIES

Shop online and earn $$ for our school! Put http://www.goodsearch.com/goodshop.aspx in your Favorites and shop popular sites like Amazon, Home Depot, Old Navy, iTunes, etc.; select Alameda High School as your charity.

HAVE AN OLD CAR? DONATE IT TO AHS

Is Grandma’s old jalopy taking up valuable space in your garage or driveway?  Do you have an extra car that the teen won’t even drive?  Maybe it’s time to check out PTSA’s Vehicle Donation Program where 80% from the sale of the vehicle funds worthwhile programs at Alameda High School.  Don’t forget that you receive a tax deduction of 100% of the selling price.  Motorcycles, RV’s and boats are also part of the program.  If you have a vehicle that you’d like to donate, please go online to www.vehiclesforcharity.com, click on “Donation Form”, complete the information regarding the vehicle and when you get to the bottom of the form don’t forget to indicate Alameda High PTSA as the charity.  The folks at Vehicles for Charity will be in touch with you shortly upon completion of the online form.  For additional information or questions, please contact Aida Lodge at vehicledonations@alamedaptsa.org .

MEMORY BRICKS

LEAVE A PERMANENT LEGACY IN HONOR OF YOUR STUDENT  AT AHS
Memory Bricks are a great way to leave a legacy and make a perfect gift for your student/graduate or  alumnus .  The bricks are $100 each and will be proudly displayed on the ever growing memory wall located just inside of the front gates of the main entrance to the school.  Contact Donna Cala at memorybricks@alamedaptsa.org to get a form for completion.