Thursday, December 15, 2011


For a limited time, we are excited to offer HTMMA T-Shirts and Hooded Sweatshirts -- Get yours while they last!
100% of our profit goes directly to the Parent Association Computer Fund!!

Reasons all HTMMA Students will want LogoWear:
  • Support new, and additional computers in HTMMA class rooms
  • Show School Spirit
  • In either Navy or Royal Blue, they are good looking!
That's right, Mr. Elizondo has approved all t-shirts & sweatshirts on Fridays for the rest of the year!

Shirts arrive Tuesday, January 17th; just in time to wear for Jog-A-Thon)
Sale lasts until January 6th, only! (sorry, no extensions.)

Download Logo Wear Order Form for illustrations, pricing and color options.

Turn in Completed Order Form with your check, payable to HTMMA-PA, to the specially marked box on Tianna's desk by January 6th.
Questions, or to help with Logo Wear, please email Erica Lund, PA Treasurer.

One more time, here's the LOGOWEAR FORM

Monday, November 28, 2011


  • Are you shopping for Holiday Gifts?
  • Do you know family and friends who have started their Holiday shopping?
  • Do you already shop Barnes & Noble on-line, or in stores?
If you answered YES to any of the above . . . .you can support HTMMA when you shop!

From Friday, November 25 - December 9th, HTMMA is hosting a Barnes and Noble Book Fair.

Shop, at, (tell everyone you know to shop, too!) or any Barnes and Noble or Book Star store.

Simply use our HTMMA Promotion Code 105776 at checkout (or, give it to the store salesperson), and HTMMA receives a percentage of sales!

It's easy, and perfect for this Holiday season.
You can even add to your student's class library by asking your teacher for their Wish List, and buying books for the class room!!

Thanks for your support.
Any questions can be directed to Jenna Price, or Debbie Boss at htmmabookfair@gmailcom

Monday, November 14, 2011


Director, Steve Elizondo invites all to attend tomorrow's Town Hall meeting.

Join him at 8:45 am in the Conference Room to discuss Intersession, fundraising, and anything else that is on your mind!

We hope to see you there!

Sunday, November 6, 2011


Everyday Shopping / Holiday Gift Cards can now be purchased through HTMMA!

For a limited time, you can purchase shopping cards to your favorite stores to use as gifts, or to simply give back to HTMMA through retailers that you already frequent.

It's so easy, and HTMMA receives a percentage of Card amounts!

There is no extra cost to you, Gift Cards look and spend exactly the same as those purchased from the retailer.
Use for grocery shopping, teacher gifts, personal shopping at Kohl's, Staples, Target, CVS, and More!

Check your Email for the Order Form to see the many retailers represented in our current fundraiser. Forward it on to friends and family who are also eligible to order.

Complete the Order Form, make checks payable to HTMMA PA, turn in to Tianna at the front desk, and your Gift Cards will be delivered to your child by November 18th.

Thanks for helping support HTMMA!

Wednesday, October 26, 2011


We are thrilled to have young-adult fantasy author, Tamora Pierce visit HTMMA on October 31st.
Ms. Pierce will speak with the students and sign her most recent book, Mastiff.
For author biography and a list of all Tamora Pierce books, visit:
For more information on the book signing and author visit, contact Roxyanne Young,

Monday, October 24, 2011



The next Parent Association meeting is this Wednesday at 8:30 in the HTMMA Conference Room.
Come share your ideas for a Spring Festival, learn more about our upcoming on-line Book Fair, and contribute to discussions on coordinating Jog-A-Thon!

Monday, October 17, 2011

TOWN HALL MEETING - Tomorrow Night!

Join Leaders of the HTH Village Schools
  • Wednesday, October 18th, 6:30 - 8:00 pm
  • High Tech High International
An evening of frank dialogue about the state of High Tech schools with Directors and CFO Kay McElrath.
The speakers will focus on the economic hardship facing the state of California and High Tech High. In addition to exploring the increasingly complex economics of education, we will also hear about this year's Spirit of High Tech High Campaign.
Hope to see you there!

Monday, October 3, 2011

Movie Night, Thursday, October 13th

HTMMA Parent's Association invites you to the first Movie Night of the Year!
When: Thursday, October 13, 6:00 - 8:15 pm
Where: Explorer Black-top
Movie: Soul Surfer, The Bethany Hamilton Story
Admission: $5.00 Admission includes, popcorn, bottled water and red vines
Hot Dogs & Root Beer floats will also be on sale!

Bring blankets, chairs and sweaters and come join the fun!!
For more information, contact Kelly Moore, VP Communications,

Wednesday, September 14, 2011


Join us for a fun afternoon of Community for the whole family!
HTMMA Back-to-School Picnic
Saturday, October 1, 3:00 - 6:00 PM
Liberty Station Park (Cushing Rd. between Roosevelt & Dewey)
  • Potluck Dinner (sign-up sent 12/14 via email)
  • Catch up with Teachers, other families, and meet new friends!
  • Free!
Luiza Elizondo (Steve's wife) is coordinating this event. If you would like to help, or have questions, please contact her at

See you there!

Tuesday, September 6, 2011


Please join us TONIGHT, Wednesday, September 14, from 5:30 - 7:00 pm
Adults/ Parents only, please.
Come learn about educational happenings at HTMMA and meet your child's teachers.
Steve Elizondo and PA Representatives will begin the evening promptly at 5:30.

Don't forget to sign up for EScrip while you're there!

Thursday, September 1, 2011

"School Talk With Steve" Town Hall Meeting Dates Revised!

Important: There will not be a "School Talk With Steve" Town Hall meeting this Friday as originally published.

Instead, please note the following dates, and check the HTMMA PA Calendar regularly for future "School Talk" meetings.
  • HTMMA, Conference Room: Tuesday, Oct 4th and Tuesday, Nov. 15th at 8:45 AM and 6:00 PM. (English)
  • "Pan Dulce y Platica", on Thursday, Oct 6th and Thursday, Nov. 17th, at 8:45 AM (for Spanish speakers)
  • Regular "School Talks" will not be held the 1st Friday of every month as listed in Orientation Materials.
  • Steve will always have an am and pm "School Talk" Meeting, and a separate Meeting for Spanish speakers.
Para los que hablan espanol, yo voy a ofrecer "Pan Dulce y Platica", el jueves, 6 de octubre, y el jueves, 17 de noviembre, a las 8:45.
  • Estas reuniones llevan el fin de platicar sobre los acontecimientos de la HTMMA, y darles a los padres/guardianas la oportunidad de hacerme preguntas.

    Sunday, August 28, 2011

    Join Us For Back-To-School Coffee & Welcome!

    Monday, August 29th, (The First Day of School)
    8:15 - 9:15 at the bottom of the HTMMA Stairs.

    Please stop by tomorrow morning for an informal, first-day get-together!
    • Parent Association Board members will be on-site to answer questions
    • If you weren't able to pick up your Orientation Packet last week, we will have them for you
    • EScrip representative, Josie Ramos will be on hand to offer assistance signing up for EScrip -- the easiest way all of us can help HTMMA raise funds!
    If you are interested in helping with a special event or on-going volunteer opportunities at HTMMA, this is a great opportunity to ask questions and learn more.

    Welcome Back and See You Tomorrow!

    Thursday, August 25, 2011

    Orientation Materials for 2011-12 Available Now!

    Orientation Materials are available today, August 25th at HTMMA from 9 am - 3 pm.
    Teachers and Administrators will be at school all day to answer questions and meet students!
    • If you are not able to attend Orientation, the same materials will be distributed on Monday, August 29, the first day of school.

    • All Orientation Materials that can be reprinted, are available below in electronic form.

    • If you have any trouble printing Orientation Documents, please scroll to the bottom of this page for instruction.

    • Forms for Prime Time (extended before and after school care) will need to be picked up at the front desk from Tianna.

    Following are the documents included in the HTMMA New Student Orientation Packet that are available for electronic viewing and printing.
    Click to view or download the files:
    • HTMMA PA Volunteer Form - Volunteer opportunities are listed and we apprciate you indicating where your interests lie. We depend on volunteer assistance at HTMMA and there are on-going and sporadic needs that are defined in this document. (pdf)

    • HTMMA PA Volunteer Form (Spanish pdf) Volunteer Form in Espanol.

    • School-Parent Communication Network - Helpful information for families regarding our schools' communication network. (maintained by HTHV Parent Association*)

    • eScrip Information - Easy money! Register your cards with your student’s schools’ ID#, then shop as usual. eScrip will donate a percentage of your purchases to your school(s) of choice. (maintained by HTHV Parent Association*)

    • Driver Registration Form - Any parent who drives on field trips or to school activities must first provide this information to the school. (maintained by HTHV Parent Association*)

    • HTHV PA Executive Board List - A contact list for the President’s Council and each PA board. You can click on a person’s email address in the document and it will prepare an email with that person’s address. (maintained by HTHV Parent Association*)

    *HTHV Parent Association Documents listed above are posted on this web page

    Click the image for a more readable display.

    Saturday, August 6, 2011


    Orientation for Returning Students:
    • (Optional) Thursday, August 25, 9am - 3 pm (any time during these hours).
    Orientation for New Students:
    • Thursday, August 25, 9 am - 12:30 pm.
    Teacher's in all grades will be at school from 9am - 3pm to meet students and answer questions. Please find teachers in your grade commons or class rooms.

    New this year . . .
    • Students will receive Team/Teacher assignments electronically, prior to Orientation!
    • Team/Teacher assignments will also be posted at HTMMA at Orientation.
    • If you do not attend Orientation, Packets will be distributed to your child the first day of school, Monday, August 29.
    • All forms contained in the Orientation Packet will be available in electronic form here, beginning August 26th.
    • The complete Orientation Packet for 2011-12 is made up of documents from HTH Village and HTMMA. On 8/26 you will be able to download individual Orientation Forms, or a complete Orientation Packet from this web site.
    • Shop Office Depot for school supplies, and give the HTMMA ID# 70211524 at checkout. We receive 5% of proceeds from all sales. (for 10% off your purchase, Office Depot offers a Rewards Program.)

    Board Officers

    2011/2012 HTMMA Parent Association

    Amelia Calderon

    Kelly Moore

    Susan Berardi

    Erica Lund

    Cheryl Moder

    8th Gr Representative
    Barbara Ruys

    7th Gr Representative
    Josie Ramos

    6th Gr Rep
    Anna Jimenez

    6th Gr Rep
    Gladys Dutton-Garcia

    Past President
    Donna Staley

    Friday, August 5, 2011

    Standing Committees

    2011/2012 HTMMA Parent Association
    HTMMA Happenings (E Newsletter)
    Anna Jimenez
    Volunteer Coordinator: TBD, (Kelly Moore & Amelia Calderon)
    Josie Ramos,
    Missing Book Fair

    Restaurant Fundraiser(s)
    Tina Remley