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PTSA HOMEPAGE

BE SOMEONE, GO SOMEWHERE, SEEK EXCELLENCE

What is GECA PTSA

The Gilroy Early College Academy (GECA) Parent Teacher Student Association (PTSA) is a non-profit 501(C)(3)organization that aids in creating the best possible high school experience for all students, staff and parents.  As parents and guardians, we have an unconditional love for our children. As a PTSA, we have an unconditional commitment to our school!

 " It takes a village, and together we can do anything! "  

MAY 15th EXECUTIVE BOARD MEETING

 

Please join us for our last meeting of the year.

 May 15th, 2018 at 6pm

in the GECA MPR

Review of the years accomplishments

&

Board Elections

Come on out and vote for YOUR Board

& Committee Members

 

APRIL 17th PTSA BOARD MEETING

Please join PTSA

on April 17th

@6pm in the MPR

 

Special Guest Speaker

will be Ms. Shelley Swan

Giving us a Mindfulness Introduction

More Information Can Be Found

Here http://carrythevision.org/restore-for-kids/

MARCH BOARD MEETING

Next PTSA Board Meeting

March 20th, 2018

Please join PTSA at our next board meeting

March 20th @ 6pm in the GECA MPR

with our special guest Marisela Gomez from InspirED

Marisela Gomez will be giving key tips about

 prepping for the college applications and Q&A

and much needed information for our students and parents.

This will not be the same information as before - come ready to be inspirED! 

PREMIUM CARD FUNDRAISER IS NOW OVER

Thank you to all who participated 

 

Premium Card sales for 2017-18 is finished.


 

2017-18 Donation Drive

 

 Donation Drive

Many companies have a giving & matching program, now is the time to make a tax deductible contribution. Donating can be done easily with our PayPal link. Please consider us too when shopping online with our Amazon Smile Account, we appreciate your kindness.

Donation Drives sincerely have the most impact in terms of benefiting the school and our children as 100% of the donation you make is used towards reaching our goals. Donations made to the GECA PTSA can even be matched by your employer - please check with them regarding requirements for matching donations prior to donating. Each employee matching program is different, but every single donation we receive helps us reach our goals even faster. There is no set limit, so please donate what you are comfortable giving, there is no minimum & no maximum amount. Once again, thank you for taking the time to read this and be apart of our future growth.

I know we can do big things together for our kids.

You can click the PayPal link to donate directly to PTSA or drop a check in a sealed envelope marked with "PTSA Donation Drive" in the main office, or you may stop by the PTSA table at any event or meeting and a donation box will be available there. Feel free to stop by to introduce yourself.

 If you have any questions feel free to email me at:

President@GecaPtsa.org

As always your donations are fully tax deductible. 

 

Sincerely Thank You,

Deborah Rettig

PTSA President

The Holiday Wrapping At The Gilroy Premium Outlets

Thank You to all who helped make this event a huge success!

HOLIDAY GIFT WRAPPING AT THE GILROY PREMIUM OUTLETS

Grab some hot cocoa and help us wrap... the more the merrier!
DECEMBER 24TH

DONATIONS ARE NEEDED

Holiday Gift Wrapping Supplies Drive 

Scheduled for November 27th - Dec 15th

Supplies needed: Costco holiday wrapping paper,

Costco white tissue paper,

Costco Bows,

weighted tape dispensers, and tape refills for dispensers. 

Click the line below to volunteer - students and adults are needed

Holiday Gift Wrapping Fundraiser @ the Gilroy Premium Outlets

Also note that Community Service Hours will be given to all Students who Volunteer to help out during the event - sign up for Parents/Students to come out soon via Facebook and School loop.

February Board Meeting

Next Board Meeting

Please join PTSA

February 20th 

@ 6pm in the GECA MPR

 

Our Special Guest will be California Highway Patrol member 

Christopher Miceli


Mr. Miceli will be speaking in reference to Impact Week

The CHP utilizes Impact Teen Drivers materials in high school traffic safety presentations, community events, and in conjunction with Start Smart, a driver safety education class which targets new and future licensed teenage drivers and their parents/guardians.

More information can be found by clicking HERE.

JANUARY BOARD MEETING


January Board Meeting

Please join us at 6:00 pm on January 16th 2018

in the GECA MPR

We will be reporting on the results of our 

Holiday Wrapping at the Gilroy Premium Outlets

and....

we are pleased to announce that

Foot Hill Mental Health will be our guest speaker.

December - NO BOARD Meeting

Wishing you all the joy of the season,

Happy Holiday's from all of us in PTSA

No Board Meeting will be

held in December. We will meet

again on January 16th 2018.

NOVEMBER BOARD MEETING

Parents and Students please join us at the Executive Board Meeting on

November 21st at 6pm in the GECA MPR.

We will be joined by our Special Guest

Mr. Manuel Fabriquer from College Planning ABC, and author of:


Mr. Fabriquer will speak regarding tips and strategies every college bound parent should know.

OCTOBER BOARD MEETING

October 17th @ 6:00 PM WITH SPECIAL GUEST

Ms. Denise Apuzzo

Gavilan College Financial Aid


Ms. Apuzzo will be coming to share advice

and information on filling out

the FAFSA

SEPTEMBER BOARD MEETING

Dr. Kathleen Rose

President and Superintendent of Gavilan College


Shared her vision for Gavilan and GECA

AUGUST BOARD MEETING

GUEST SPEAKER

MRS. FLORES



Spoke on Navigating GECA

Requirements and IGETC

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Board 2017-18

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                BOARD BYLAWS 

           (Amended: August-2014)

Sober Grad Night 2018

Next Meeting 

APRIL 30th

@ 6:00PM

 

We will now be meeting

in the MPR @ GECA

If you can help or donate in

any way please email Mindy @

GecaSoberGradNight@gmail.com

 

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2017-18 BOARD MEETING DATES

AUGUST 15TH

SEPT 19TH

OCTOBER 17TH

NOVEMBER 21ST

JANUARY 16TH

FEBRUARY 20TH

MARCH 20TH

APRIL 17TH

MAY 15TH

WHERE: IN THE GECA MPR

WHEN: 6:00 PM

PTSA Forms & Links

Meeting Agenda's

Meeting Minutes

  • Un-approved Minutes will normally go for approval in the next General meeting.
  • All Minutes are in English and Spanish

Informational Family Resources

Embrace A Senior

Thank You to those who donated!!

NOVEMBER 20TH - DECEMBER 12TH

The Santa Clara County Public Administrator Guardian Conservator is sponsoring it's 2nd Annual Embrace a Senior project.

It is our pleasure to share this unique opportunity for giving right here in our own community.

Donations will be excepted in the GECA Office for the Seniors in our Community. Donations suggested are

wallets, purses, jewelry, sheets, towels, pillows, robes, pajamas, slippers, bath products, hair brushes, and backpacks.

For further information - please contact Louise Shields at VicePresident@Gecaptsa.org