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PTSA general meetings are a way for parents, students, and staff to participate actively in our school community. We have four general meetings per year. At each meeting, we discuss recent and upcoming school events and activities, and review PTSA budget issues. Join us and share your ideas or thoughts!

Parent Teacher *Student* Association

As a PTSA, we can have students can serve as board members. We're excited for fresh input and ideas at board meetings so we can better understand the needs and wishes of our student community. We are working with the APG Student Council to recruit student board members. If you have any questions, please contact PTA President Heidi Smoot at

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APG Night at Celia s by the Beach, 4019 Judah Street 2 45th Avenue  Thursday April 27, 4 30 - 10pm, including all take-out. 15% of all food and non-alcoholic beverage sales for the day will be donated to APG!

coffee chat  Join Principal Schoeman and other APG parents for coffee   conversation on the last Friday of each month. WHEN  Friday, April 28 8 45 9 30am. WHERE  Learning Garden.

The Sunset community is invited to join current   incoming A.P. Giannini families at APG Community Day   SUNDAY, APRIL 30   APG YARD   10AM 2PM  APG schoolyard open 9am 4pm. Garden projects 10am. PTSA meeting 11 30am. Free lunch 11 30am   1 30. Neighborhood safety presentation   noon. Garden projects continue   12 30.   Enter the APG yard at the pedestrian gate on 37th Ave near St. Ignatius or through the gate in the APG parking lot near 37th Ave.

2016–2017 PTSA Board

President Heidi Smoot
Treasurer Michael Rich
Secretary Kim Rosenblum
Vice-President Jennifer Murphy
VP–Volunteering Tom Loftus
VPs–Fundraising Krista Boscoe & Christie Stokes
Parliamentarian Tia Winn

Appointed Board Members

Membership Coordinator Linda Chen
Communications Coordinators Hallie Ness & Jennifer Teu
Hospitality Coordinator Sarah Yau
APG Gear Deborah Zouai
Auditor Alan Barnes
Garden Coordinator Deborah Taylor
Passive Giving Coordinator Christina Antipa
Parent Teacher Liaison Kim Freudenberg
Teacher PTA Representative Terry Lai
Student Liaisons TBD

Parents’ Guide to Student Success

What is the Parents’ Guide to Student Success? National PTA® partnered with experts on the Common Core State Standards to create grade by grade guides that reflect the Common Core State Standards. Individual guides were created for grades K-8 and two were created for grades 9-12 (one for English language arts/literacy and one for mathematics). Eleven (11) guides were created in all.

What is included in the Parents’ Guide? The Guide includes:

  1. Key items that children should be learning in English language arts and mathematics in each grade, once the Standards are fully implemented.
  2. Activities that parents can do at home to support their child’s learning.
  3. Methods (questions and sample topics) for helping parents build stronger relationships with their child’s teacher.
  4. Tips for planning for college and career (high school only).

What languages is the Guide available in? The Guide is available in both English and Spanish.

6th Grade: English | Spanish

7th Grade: English | Spanish

8th Grade: English | Spanish

Common Core State Standards:

During our February 2014 PTA meeting we discussed the Common Core State Standards which are being implemented across the nation. Handouts from that meeting are in the news section in the column to the right. Please review the information to learn about how the CCSS will impact your child's learning experience and check out these links for more information:


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APG Fundraising Night @ 

Celia’s Mexican Restaurant


When: Thursday, April 27, 2017         

Where: Celia’s by the Beach 

4019 Judah @ 45th Avenue

Time: 4:30-10pm (take out included) 


Enjoy Mexican food & Margaritas

15% of all food/beverage (non alcoholic) sales for the day will be donated to APG!


Let’s show our support for our school and neighborhood restaurant!

See you all this Thursday, April 27.