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  • Christmas Gift Wrapping (Dec)
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The Gilroy Early College Academy (GECA) Parent Teacher Student Association (PTSA) is a non-profit(501c) 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 PTSA, we have an unconditional commitment to our school!;

 " It takes a village! "  

Upcoming PTSA Meeting

Dear Parents/Guardians and Students,
      We will have the honor and privilege to welcome  Dr. Kathleen Rose, President/Superintendent of Gavilan College at our next PTSA meeting, 6:00pm on FEBRUARY 21st, 2017 .  Don’t miss this unique opportunity to meet and greet Dr. Rose who will gladly answer questions.  
     We would also like to remind you that our PTSA Elections will be held on May 16th. Just four month from now.  We are starting to take nominations for PRESIDENT AND FUNDRAISING CHAIR.  I am pleased to announce that our current Vice-President Louise Shields, Co-VP Linda Lemon, Treasurer Kathlyn Greubel and Secretary Deborah Rettig have all agreed to serve again on the Board next year. This will make the transition even easier. 

Should you have any question, please do not hesitate to contact me at president@gecaptsa.org
Best Regards,

PTSA Board


Dear Parents, Guardians,


Thank you to the families who participated in the September Donation Drive. We will have a report for you at our next PTSA meeting. If you did not get a chance to participate in our first fundraising, here is another opportunity for you to get involved in helping us reaching our goals. We are now starting our Premium Cards Fundraising.


This year our card includes businesses from Morgan Hill, Hollister and Gilroy.! We are very excited about the generous discounts businesses gave us. Please make sure to get one. We will be selling them for $10 each. We are asking our students to help us sell the 700 cards we have.

We will be rewarding the class which sales the most $200 to go towards their Class Funds. One student per each grade who sells the most will also be getting a special prize of a $50 value. All students who sell at least 5 cards will be getting a GECA pennant. We will be distributing at school envelopes on Friday Oct 21st , which students can use to pre-sell their cards. We will encourage them to turn in their orders as soon as possible.


The final dead line will be Dec 2nd.


Should you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me at president@gecaptsa.org


Thank you!

Lydie Jones


Online Price for Premium Cards are $11.00/each

Welcome to GECA

On behalf of our GECA Parent Teacher Student Association (PTSA) we would like to welcome you all to this new school year!


Our PTSA's vision is to build a cohesive team between our students, our parents  and our school through strong communication. Our mission is to enrich our students’ High School experience by committing to support our school in every possible way. It is our goal to keep fostering a closer relationship between home, school and the community.


The few fundraising  we will be conducting  this year will serve to support our school wide activities such as a field trip to visit a university campus,  a school wide Code Competition,  provide informative workshops to help parents and students to navigate college application and costs, provide additional equipment for our Science department, fund raise for our Sober Grad night and more.  
We cannot do it without your help! 
Please, take a minute to review our attached budget for next year and help us reach our goals by returning this Donation Drive form to the PTSA table on Back to School Night on September 13th  or  by returning it to the front office in a sealed envelope marked GECA PTSA.  Donations can also be made on line on our school loop page
Should you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact me at president@gecaptsa.org
Sincerely yours,


PTSA Election Results - 2016-17

PTSA elections were held last night (5/17) in GECA’s MPR. I like to thank the parents who participated last night. I am happy to announce we have successfully filled all available positions for our upcoming year.  The transition will take effect during the summer and the new board will be in-effect starting Next School Year (2016-17).  With no further due I like to introduce our new board to all of us.

  • Lydie Jones (President)
  • Linda Lemon, Louise Shields (Vice President, Co-Vice President)
  • Kathlyn Greubel  (Treasurer)
  • Deborah Rettig (Secretary)
  • Lisa Bruce (Chair – Fundraising)

PTSA President

Lydie Jones



Materials presented in last Presentation:

PTSA Presentation - Navigating GECA/Gavilan Requirements



BYLAWS(Amended: August-2014)



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  • Meetings are held third Tuesday of each month at 6:00
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