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Parents Association

Dear CAPS Parents and Guardians:

Welcome to Cornerstone Academy Preparatory School’s Parents’ Association (PA)!

The PA is a self-motivated and energetic organization!  You are invited and encouraged to attend our monthly PA meetings, which are meant to be informative of upcoming events, new initiatives, and policies.  Attending these meetings is the best way to obtain clear and concise answers to questions that you might have about future events, rule changes, etc. Attending also gives you first-hand access to events or changes that affect your child and his/her academic life.

Our CAPS community building events include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Distribution of monthly CAPS Newsletter
  • Partnering with CAPS Sunshine Committee
  • CAPS Homeroom Parent Program
  • Donuts with Dad
  • Annual Stargazing Night
  • Muffins with Mom
  • CAPS Community Year-end BBQ

We raise significant amounts of money for the school through the following fundraisers:

  • Annual CAPS Jog-a-thon, October 17, 2014
  • Family Movie Night, November 7, 2014 &  April 24, 2015
  • Pizza My Heart, January 28, 2015

 We look forward to seeing you at Parents’ Association meetings and activities!

Sincerely,

CAPS Parents’ Association

The Executive Board consist of PA Executive Officers, the School Principal, and a Teacher Representative.

The Executive Board conduct necessary business in preparation for the regular PA meetings and meet monthly on the 1st Wednesday of each month(except for July).

For questions email: parentsassociation@capssj.org

Cornerstone PA Bylaws_2014-2015_Final

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President: Dara Sivongsa
Secretary: Gladys Dimas
Treasurer: Javi A. Garza
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PA Meetings are held on every 4th Thursday of each month at 6:30 p.m. in the MPR, except during November, December, and February.

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Fundraising Committee

Fundraising is a large committee whose main goal is to achieve the fundraising objective (in fun and inspired ways) set forth by the Parent Association in our annual PA budget. Sub-committees include: Annual Jog-a-thon, Family Movie Night, Bake Sale and Pizza My Heart. This vibrant committee offers all kinds of volunteering opportunities. 

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Volunteer Committee

The Volunteer Committee works with parents to fill their volunteer hours by finding appropriate and achievable volunteer opportunities. The committee also supports general committee development. 

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Hospitality Committee

The Hospitality Committee plan and coordinate light refreshments at the PA meetings and other PA functions, including Welcome Back Meet & Greet Potluck, Back To School Night, and Year-End BBQ. 

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Homeroom Parent Committee

Room Parents (min. 1 per classroom) help teachers pass on important information to the classroom. Most communications are done through email. As a room parent, you may be asked to help make a class roster, organize flied trips and parties, request supplies for the classroom, reach out for volunteers for different assignments or activities going on in the classroom. 

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Playground & Beautification Committee

The Playground & Beautification Committee helps to improve the CAPS campus by organizing clean-up days, greening up outdoor spaces and providing necessary repairs. They also research and present campus & playground maintenance and improvement plans. The Beautification Chair works closely with the Fundraising Chair to coordinate fundraising for maintenance and improvements of the School’s playground equipment and grounds.