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  Welcome to The Harbor Council PTA webpage. This webpage is operated and maintained by volunteers of the HCPTA. All information and postings associated with this page and any links are at the sole discretion of the HCPTA and not endorsed by the Newport-Mesa Unified School District.


Nominating Committee Report/February 2, 2015

President: Vanessa Hatch

Executive Vice President: Lisa Boler

1st VP/Programs: Cynthia Strasmann

2cnd VP/Membership: Hydee Beth

3rd VP/Legislative: Suzanne Gauntlett

4th VP/Communications: Tehnaz Rutledge

Treasurer: Kristina Dresher

Historian: Judy Franco

Auditor: Vicky Waldo

Secretary: Sarah Fisher


Welcome to The Harbor Council Parent Teacher Association Page

HCPTA Meetings & Event Calendar 2015-2016


Why should I join the PTA?


Here Are Some Answers


What is PTA? Why join PTA? The number one reason to join the Parent Teacher Association is to benefit your child. In doing so, you also help your school. But there are many more PTA advantages: •Get Connected. There’s no better way to know what’s happening in your school.


•Discover Great Resources. The PTA offers a variety of programs designed for parents as well as students.


•Tap into a Network. PTA functions are opportunities to meet other parents and teachers, building rapport and discussing issues that are on your mind. You can share ideas, concerns, and experiences.


•Watch Yourself Grow. By volunteering with your PTA, you put your skills and hobbies to use for a noble cause—your child and all children in the community.


•Speak Up. PTA can be a way for you to more effectively suggest change at your child’s school.


•Witness Improvement. By getting involved at your child’s school you’ll be part of the solution, helping make positive changes. Local PTAs play an important role in fundraising to provide building improvements, curriculum-based programs, and social events.


•Be a Role Model. By becoming a PTA member, you’ll be demonstrating to your child the importance you place on education.


•Enjoy Substantial Benefits. Individuals and local units can take advantage of a host of benefits from PTA membership including discounts and offers from member benefits providers and sponsors, magazine subscriptions, leadership training, e-newsletters and much more.


For less than 3 cents a day, you can become a PTA member, joining more than 4 million other people who share your interest in issues affecting children. Everyone—parents, educators, students and other citizens active in their schools and communities—is invited to join our not-for-profit parent association.

Forms & Links


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PTA Convention 2015

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Harbor Council PTA

2015 – 2016 Advocacy



Count me in.



Friday, September 25, 2015 ~ 9:15 a.m. to Noon

National University ~ 3390 Harbor Blvd. Costa Mesa, Rooms 139 & 142


ROUNDTABLE DATES:  All dates on Fridays from 9:30 am – 11:00 am

November 6 ~ Rick Simpson

January 22

April 22


SACRAMENTO SAFARI ~ February 22 & 23

Sacramento Safari Orientation ~ Friday, February 5


Voter Issues & Dates – Activities – Voter Registration Drives at schools

May 9 vote by mail ballots mail out

May 23 Last day to register to vote

June 7 Presidential Primary Election, OC Supervisor (districts 1&3); OC Board of Education Members (districts 1, 3, 4); Superior Court Judges


Suzanne Gauntlett

3rd Vice President Legislation

suztg@pacbell.net 949-721-9928 - home; 949-375-5284 - cell; 949-720-8760 - fax