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Will Rogers Learning Community PTA

President's Message

Katherine Newall

 (2014-2015 Message coming soon!) Thank you so much for your continued support of Will Rogers PTA.  We are working hard every day to try and make a positive impact on the lives of everyone in our wonderful learning community.  An important goal for us this year is to really get to know all of you and to make our programs and events accessible to all Will Rogers families. Join the PTA and come to a meeting, join us at one of our events! Feel free to let us know about the things important to your family's school experience. We all have something to share and studies have proven that children do better in school when parents are involved. 

By joining our PTA you not only show your support for your child and the students at our school, you have a voice in issues nationwide that affect ALL children! As a member of the PTA, regardless of how much or how often you may be able to actively participate, your interest in and support of the activities for our children is visible.  PTA members vote on important issues affecting our school and students; from things like enrichment activities to school events and how we can best support our wonderful staff at Rogers.

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LCFF & LCAP Basics explained
Here are the LCFF and LCAP basics!
Beginning in the 2014-2015 school year, the way in which California funds public education will change significantly. Key funding components are listed below:
*Target Base Rates (per average daily attendance)
•K-3: $6,845
•4-6: $6,947
•7-8: $7,154
•9-12: $8,289
*Base Rate Adjustments
•K-3: 10.4% of base rate
Read more... [LCFF & LCAP Basics explained]
 
41st Annual Cinco de Mayo Fiesta at Will Rogers

Volunteers Needed

Are you planning to attend our Annual celebration? Please consider donation some time while you're there to man a booth or help as needed. It takes a lot of volunteers to make Cinco successful, and that means you!

Join us for a day of FUN!

When: Saturday, May 3rd
Time: 12pm - 4pm
Where: Will Rogers Yard

Games, prizes, obstacle course & rock wall, tacos, Two-Bit Circus, live entertainment and so much more! Join us for this annual Will rogers tradition. Come for a little or a long while, we will be there most of the day. Hope to see you there!

 
Welcome our New PTA Executive Board

President: Katherine Caulfield Newall

Executive Vice President: Kari Yermian

1st VP, Volunteers: Maria Ruiz & Cary Prince

2nd VP, Community Events: Johanna Rydman & Tally Jennings

3rd VP, Fundraising: Raquel Vallejo & Lana Negrete

4th Vp, Communications: Erin Inatsugu

5th VP, Enrichment: Katja Alexander & Julie Pearl

6th VP, Community Concerns: Sue O'Callahan, Edna Mendez

Treasurer: Stacy Schlepp

Financial Secretary: Carl Witt

Auditor: Kaj Rydman

Parliamentarian: Claudia Seizer

Historian: Shoshannah Strauss

Want to help with making decisions around school events or PTA campaigns? Join one of our committees and make your voice heard! Contact us: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

 
Five really good reasons to attend CA PTA Convention in Los Angeles this year!
logo pta1.       No airport travel necessary – it’s in Los Angeles!
 
2.       If you’re a new PTA officer or Chair – this is an opportunity to make the most of whatever you’re doing in your term! There are workshops for virtually EVERY position (president, treasurer, historian, Reflections chair, Membership Chair, Legislation Committee Chair, just to name a few).
3.       If there’s an issue you care about impacting students at our school, there’s a speaker who’s worked it to learn from – Why re-invent the wheel on improving the cafeteria menu or increasing traffic safety when there are experts waiting to share the how-to’s of their success stories with you on these very issues and many more?
Read more... [Five really good reasons to attend CA PTA Convention in Los Angeles this year!]
 


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Beautification

Beautification

Volunteers show their love and appreciation for our school with our teaching gardens and beautification days.
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STEM

STEM

Historically, Will Rogers has been known for its innovative approach to teaching and learning, and once again is leading the way as the first elementary S.T.E.M.-focus school in the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District.
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Arts & Music

Arts & Music

The PTA helps provide Beautiful music programs and, together with PS Arts, a rich arts program.
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Family Events

Family Events

WRLC's PTA provides fun family activities for students and their family to get together as a community and let loose!
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Contributions large and small are needed to provide the programs and supplies our kids rely on.