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SCCPTA News

THANK YOU!

Thank you to all who attended the SCCPTA Vendor Event and Leadership Training, Back to Basics! On May 11 at Lyman HS. Do you have questions? Contact SCCPTA Board Members!

Do you want to contact Vendors that you met? See the list HERE.

We appreciate all our busy local unit PTAs who were able to join SCCPTA in celebrating another great PTA year at the Awards Breakfast at the Legacy Club at Alaqua Lakes on Wed, May 4. We were able to acknowledge General Meeting attendance, Reflections, Scholarship Fund participation and more! Congratulations to those Award Winning PTAs who are happy to share their Program Ideas. See these Award Winning PTAs HERE. Keep these Award opportunities in mind for your unit next year!
Congratulations to our 2016 SCCPTA Scholarship Winners!

Antonio Esposito, Hagerty High School, Rollins College
Julie Sparks, Seminole High School, Rollins College
Chloe Millich, Oviedo High School, University of Florida
Marie Juge, Oviedo High School, New College of Florida

Thank you to all local units who donated to the Scholarship Fund to make this opportunity possible for these outstanding students!

Congratulations to the SCCPTA Executive Board 2016-2017:

President Katie Burris
1st VP of Leadership Beth Karoly
2nd VP of Operations Liz Merrill
Secretary Melissa Holmes
Treasurer Karen Mazzola

Membership Matters! Membership is open year round to everyone who is interested in the welfare of children and youth. When PTA increases our MEMBERSHIP, we strengthen our VOICE!!

Membership Chair, here is this month’s Membership flyer: CLICK HERE

Join Your PTA!! Make 2016 the Best Year Ever!! Pick up a membership Form/Fill it out and Drop it by your PTA Office....just that Simple!!

Membership Matters! Making a Difference for You!!

Support the #sunshinesolution, Dr. Walt Griffin’s proposed solution to the FSA issues, which endorses using nationally norm-referenced tests beginning in 2015-2016 in place of the Florida Standards Assessment (FSA).

Click here to see the proposed FSA “Seminole Solution” from Dr Walt Griffin in a letter to Commissioner Pam Stewart July 13, 2015.

At the General Meeting and Training, our focus was on the roles and responsibilities of PTA officers and chairs and PTA programs and activities. Thank you to all who attended on behalf of your PTAs!

Thank you to our guest presenters who offered information about resources for no cost programs promoting the safety and welfare of children, the mission of PTA!  

     Debbie Owens, Director Prevention Coalition,     debbie@seminolepreventioncoalition.org
     Christine Stilwell, Director Informed Families/Florida Family Partnership, cstilwell@informedfamilies.org
     Joann Sturm, Crossing Guard Supervisor, Seminole County Sheriff, jsturm@seminolesheriff.org

Click here for information about the free Seminole Prevention Project including Family Day, Red Ribbon Week, Lock Your Meds, and Safe Homes/Safe Parties and funding opportunities for participating in these opportunities.

Click here for information about the Seminole Prevention Coalition including the Seminole County Resource Directory, a comprehensive listing of local, state and national resources available to Seminole County families.

Remember that there is funding to support presentation of programs like bike rodeos and bus safety, smart cell phone use and internet safety, drug or alcohol awareness and more is available for your PTA through SCCPTA Mini-Grants (see Programs)  

Arts Alive in Seminole 2015

Thank you for donating to Arts Alive in Seminole, 2015!
Arts Alive was Sat, Nov,21 at the Westin Lake mary. This annual fundraiser was presented by the Foundation for SCPS and all proceeds will be donated to support performing and visual arts programs at our schools. Thanks to all who participated and donated in this event!

Reflections 2015-2016



The arts—and the National PTA Reflections Program—support student success and serve as a valuable tool for building strong partnerships in your school community. Celebrate arts learning in your school community with Reflections. This program welcomes all grades and abilities to explore and be involved in the arts. Annually, thousands of students will reflect on a common theme and create original works of art in the categories of dance choreography, film production, literature, music composition, photography and visual arts. 

The theme for the 2015-2016 school year is Let Your Imagination Fly!

SCCPTA hosted a Reflections Program Training on Sept 15. Click HERE for this information.

Additional Florida PTA information, instructions, entry information and materials can be found here: http://www.floridapta.org/programs/reflections

Submissions will be due to Seminole County on Dec 8, 2015

See and share the National PTA Reflections Program promotional video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8KjzPN4mTdE

Seminole County Public Schools
Resolution Concerning the Florida Standards Assessment (FSA) Program

Click here for more information

Seminole County Tax Info (Click each item to view)

 

 

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