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Please consider joining the 2018-2019 DHS PTA board  

Davis High School PTA’s Nominating Committee is currently looking for volunteers to fill vacant positions for the 2018-2019 school year.  If you are interested in getting involved with the Davis High School PTA, then please contact Natalie Lindquist at lindq530@gmail.com to see what position might be a good fit for your area of interest.  We look forward to another great year of supporting the students and staff of DHS next year, and we’d love to have you join our team!

NEXT PTA Meeting

Date:  Wednesday, 11/7/18

Start Time:  7:00pm

Location:  DSHS Library, West Conference Room

 

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DHS PTA EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE FOR 2018-19

DHS-PTA EXECUTIVE BOARD

President Sally Albertson
Executive Vice President  Melody Ewey
1st Vice President (Grants) Heema Govindjee-Merchant
2nd Vice President   Joy Klineberg
Secretary Stephanie Malone
Treasurer  Karen Fee
Financial Secretary   Anne Finkelston 
Auditor  Laura Shapiro    
Parlimentarian  Natalie Lindquist

                                                          

SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVES

Davis Parent University Representative Lori Benedict
Directory Chair NO DIRECTORY 2018-19
Hospitality Committee Chair Joanna Purves
Scrip Representative Lori Benedict
Senior Awards Chair Deborah Folb
PTA Programs - Gap Year Fair Yuliya Yarovaya

 

COMMUNICATIONS    

PTA Listserv Administrator                        Michelle Agnew
Class of 2019 Listserv Administrator  Tracey Long
Class of 2020 Listserv Administrator  Alice Belenis
Class of 2021 Listserv Administrator Emily Ault
Newsletter Editor   Sara Johnson
Webmaster Debra Brayton      

 

DHS-PTA CONTRIBUTES

2017-18 PTA accomplishments:

 

• Graphic Tablets were purchased for the Art Department.

• A Compassion Garden was built by the Special Education Department.

• A Stage Platform Riser Caddy Cart was purchased for the Music Dept. and Brunelle Theater.

• Cameras and Lenses were purchased for the Blue Devil HUB.

• A new kiln was purchased for the Ceramics classes to replace the broken kiln.

• Document Cameras were purchased for the Math Department.

• Digital Translators were purchased for the Counseling Department.

• Chromebooks were purchased for the Library.

• Printing materials were purchased for the Photography classes.

• Graphing Calculators were purchased for the Math Department.

• Digital interactive maps were purchased for the Social Sciences Department.

• Books were purchased for the English Department.

• Hospitality items were purchased to support the staff at Department Breakfasts and such.

• The Gap Year Fair was hosted by the PTA.

• Davis Parent University received a grant to help bring many amazing speakers to Davis parents this year.

 

2016-17 PTA accomplishments:

 

  • Monthly free Financial Literacy classes for DHS students
  • PTA will be awarding nearly $25,000 in grants to DHS teachers through its Partners In Education program.  Some of the grants awarded  include:
    •  Chromebooks to help accelerate instruction among DHS English Language Learners’ and students facing learning challenges.
    •  Brunelle Theater audio system upgrades, thus giving students involved with audio production leading-edge equipment to use and learn with -- and enabling a higher-quality theater experience for performers and audiences.
    •  Google Cardboard virtual reality glasses which will enable students to “travel” on virtual field trips to such destinations as Versailles, the Grand Canyon and Civil War Battlefields
    •  Innovative curriculum and instructional materials for special education students

 

2015-16 PTA accomplishments:

  • PTA awarded over $20,000 to the DHS community through its Partners in Education (PIE) grants and will donate additional money by the end of the 2016 school year.
  • PTA survey.
  • PTA Parent Education presented 2 programs that ranged from college finance to student stress management.
  • PTA Hospitality continues to host meals and snacks to thank DHS Teachers/Staff throughout the school year.
  • PTA sends out announcements via our parent listservs and publish monthly newsletters to keep the DHS community informed.