The Thousand Oaks PTA is committed to building community, supporting academic excellence for every child, ensuring a safe campus environment, and advocating locally and state-wide for programs and policies to support our students’ success.


Community Building

Create a strong and welcoming Thousand Oaks community

      • Incoming Kinder play gatherings and potluck
      • First day of school coffee/social
      • Back to School BBQ
      • Harvest Festival
      • Halloween parade
      • Bookfair
      • Pancake breakfast
      • Black History Month celebration
      • Asian American Heritage celebration
      • Cinco de Mayo celebration

Keep parents informed and connected

      • Room parent network
      • Blue folders (weekly notices and calendars)
      • eNews
      • Parent education meetings and workshops

Campus Environment and Safety

Ensure a safe and clean learning environment

        • Emergency preparedness activities (supplies and safety plan)
        • School-wide cleanup days
        • Coordination with district facilities staff, Berkeley Police Department, and City Council

Academic Excellence for Every Child

Provide support for student achievement

        • Volunteers and room parents
        • Classroom grants
        • Funding for afterschool academic support

Provide financial and moral support to teachers

        • Classroom grants
        • Welcome back lunch
        • Teacher appreciation week
        • Laminator, lounge refrigerator and microwaves

Provide support to enhance and enrich school curriculum

        • Art program (partnership with MOCHA)
        • Science Fair
        • Book Fairs (including free books for students and teachers)
        • PE and recess supervision beyond the district's support


Participate in district and state-wide activities to support Berkeley schools

        • PTA District Council
        • District Planning & Oversight Committee
        • Superintendent’s Budget Advisory Committee
        • Rallies in Sacramento and visits to legislators

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