ABOUT GALLARDO PTA 

Visit our website: www.FCUSD.org/GallardoPTA 
Email us your questions and suggestions: GallardoPTA@gmail.com 
Like us on Facebook: www.Facebook/GallardoPTA 

The Parent Teacher Association (PTA) is a national, non-profit organization.

 

Purpose of the National PTA is child advocacy. 

The PTA also exists on the state and local levels. The Gallardo PTA is a local PTA unit supporting students, teachers and Sandra J. Gallardo Elementary.
 
Why you should join
Join the PTA!  For just $6 annually, you can vote on how the PTA supports your school and take advantage of several great discount opportunities.  Enjoy substantial national benefits, such as admission to the Aquarium of the Pacific, Legoland, Enterprise rental cars, and many more. Visit the Member Benefits Providers page.

Get connected – know what’s happening at our school. Have a vote – on our budget and how funds are used to support our school.  Speak up – suggest change and give feedback!

 
What we do
Support by providing librarian hours, needed technology, classroom and student supplies. We provide various enrichment activities, such as art programs, after-school programs and school assemblies. In addition, we provide social activities for Gallardo’s families, such as picnics, movie nights and dinners.    
 
PTA programs 
The PTA sponsors a wide variety of programs, including FAME (Fine Arts Mini Experience) and Reflections art programs. We also offer after-school enrichment with Gator Clubs, educational school-wide assemblies, and the yearbook. We sponsor the Accelerated Reader program, which your child used to take quizzes on the books they have read and excel in reading. Fun family activities include Gator Round-Up, movie nights, restaurant nights, and Gators on the Green. 
 
PTA provides more than programs for Gallardo
Our fundraising efforts and generous donations from Gallardo parents have allowed us to fund the following: librarian hours, copy machine, laminator, computers, Google Chromebooks, the electronic marquee, additional lunch tables, Multi sound system, and classroom wish lists for supplies that support student learning. Each year your child’s teacher is provided with a teacher startup fund to purchase supplies for the necessary year and MUCH MORE! 
 
 
 
PTA Communication

Emails
Your children's class Room Parent(s) will coordinate class events for the teacher. They are also responsible for forwarding emails from the PTA with reminders about important PTA and school-sponsored events, or last-minute information that can't wait until Friday for the folders. Read your emails and stay informed!

PTA Website
Check out www.FCUSD.org/GallardoPTA for upcoming PTA events, news, and forms you need to keep you informed.
 
Facebook
Like Gallardo PTA on Facebook for another way to stay connected. We post frequent updates about what's happening around campus and remind you of upcoming events at school.    
 
Marquee
The electronic sign on the Multi is used to post important information. While you are on campus, please take a moment to read the messages displayed there.    
 
Student Directory
The PTA also publishes the school directory each year, making it easy for parents to communicate with fellow Gator families. It is a great way to connect with other families to ask questions about homework or schedule play dates!


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