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Sept.-Oct 2020


October 2020

  • Sept 15-Oct 15:  Hispanic Heritage Month
  • Dyslexia Awareness Month
  • Bullying Prevention Month
  • 2:  No school
  • 11:  Virtual Run for Ed
  • 12:  PTSA Association Mtg.
  • 16:  Reflections Art deadline
  • 21:  Unity Day-wear orange to stand up against bullying and hate
  • 23-31:  Red Ribbon Week
  • 30:  Staff Halloween Lunch

November 2020

  • National Native American Heritage Month
  • 2:  Staff Development
  • 9:  PTSA Association Meeting
  • Sister school drive (TBD)
  • 11:  Veterans Day observed
  • 13-15:  Culture in the Community
  • 23-27:  Thanksgiving holiday


PTSA Association Meetings

7:00-9:00 pm


[When campus opens, Cal High Library]

All Cal High community members are welcome (students and adults).

  • Aug. 17:  Principal Megan Keefer-Welcome 2020-21
  • Sept. 14:  College Admissions for 2020-21 by Cal High Counselors
  • Oct. 12:  Wellness Center by Lacy Canton and Patty Mullins
  • Nov. 9:  Cal High Hybrid/Remote Plan
  • Dec. 14:   Business Mtg only
  • Jan. 11
  • Feb. 8 (Nominations presented.):  
  • Mar. 8 (Elections):  
  • Apr. 12:  


PTSA Store

Please go to the Future Fund online store to purchase any of the following PTSA items:

  • PTSA Membership

  • Memory Bricks

  • PTSA Donations


Follow Us!


  • Facebook California High PTSA
  • Twitter @calhighptsa
  • Instagram @calhighptsa


stay informed!

Bear Facts weekly newsletter:  Click on line above to sign-up and choose "California HS" to receive a weekly newsletter on school and community events. 

To request placing an article in Bear Facts you must be a Cal High, PTA, or District organization.  Email requests before Thursday to

School Loop:  Sign-up as a "Parent" and choose "yes" for daily emails if you want to receive teacher/ staff notices and student progress. This is the only way to receive school loop messages from Cal High Staff.   On School Loop, be sure to read the "News" on the right to stay informed.


Tax ID#

California High PTSA tax Id #68-0002426

Your donations are always welcome!

Please check with a tax professional to determine which donations are tax deductible.


Important PTSA Links

PTA Locker
7/15/19 4:07 PM
8/27/15 11:00 PM

California High PTSA


Welcome back 2020-21!

Cal High PTSA is committed to continuing our programs throughout the school year whether we are in-person or remote.  We will advocate and support our Grizzly students, families, and staff.

We encourage you to become a part of Cal High PTSA by becoming a member which does not obligate you to volunteer or to attend meetings although we welcome you to participate if you are interested.  [To join, see the PTSA Store information in the lower left column of this page.]

We invite you to explore this page to learn more about what we do.  A list of meeting dates is on the left and meeting information/registration for the month is below.


Did you miss the college admissions 2021 presentation?

You can view the recorded zoom presentation by clicking on College Admissions 2021.  (available until 10/15/2020)

  • Thanks to the following for presenting; Anshu Jain (PTSA Parent Engagement chair and Academic Booster President) and Cal High counselors Becky Bellini, Lisa Olson, Jon Sawyer, and Cheryl Youngberg.


  • Click on Cal High Counseling and look under the Quick Links section called "Especially for Seniors." 


Bias, the film:  POstponed

We will be rescheduling the film, BIAS, for a later date.  Please stay tuned for more info. 

Coming soon to a screen in your home! 

If you are human, you are biased.  Now what?

Click on Bias Trailer to find out about this important film.  Watch the Bear Facts newsletter for information about how you can view this eye-opening, relevant film.


Cal High ptsa assoc. meeting

  • Date:  Monday, Nov 9
  • Time:  7:00-9:00 pm
  • Stay tuned for required registration information
  • Presentation:  Cal High's Hybrid/Remote Learning Plan
    • All Cal High community members (students and adults) are welcome to our Cal High PTSA meetings.  Below is the general agenda.  You are welcome to stay for the entire meeting or leave the meeting whenever it is convenient for you.
    • 6:45 pm:  Join the zoom meeting
    • 7:00 pm:  Call to Order/Welcome
    • 7:00-8:00 pm:  Speaker/presentation
    • 8:00-8:30 pm:  Cal High Reports
      • Principal
      • Staff
      • ASB
      • Boosters
      • Site Council
      • PTSA
    • 8:30-9:00 pm:  Cal High PTSA Business
      • Minutes
      • Financials
      • New Business
      • Committee Reports



Bear Facts is our weekly newsletter for Cal High.  Articles include information from Cal High, Cal High student/parent organizations, SRVUSD, and PTSA. 

If you didn't receive the Bear Facts email last year, or are not receiving now [emailed Mon/Tues of each week], then click on the button below to join the email list or update your profile.  Be sure to check the box for California HS.

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Bear Facts only publishes information provided from Cal High School, Cal High clubs/organizations, PTSA/PTA, and SRVUSD.  We cannot publish information from outside organizations that are not approved by the Council of PTAs, SRVUSD or Cal High.  We are not allowed to advertise. 

If you would like to request submitting an article for one of the included organizations,

  • Email 
  • Articles are usually due by Thursday 8 pm
  • Articles should be worded exactly as you want it in the Bear Facts, and should be brief.  To keep it brief but still contain all the information need, you can include a link that will provide more detailed information.


About CAl High PTSA

The California High Parent Teacher Student Association (PTSA) was organized in 1983, and is a member of the San Ramon Valley Council of PTAs, the 32nd District PTA, California PTA, and the National PTA.   We strive to support and speak on behalf of all children and youth in our school and in our community. We promote opportunities for parents to address the needs of high school students and we foster a positive partnership between parents, teachers, students and the community.

The goals of the California High PTSA are:

  • foster communication and collaboration between home and school

  • support a welcoming and inclusive school community

  • encourage life-long learning and well-being for parents, students and staff

  • inform our parent community about legislation that benefits all children

We invite all California High School parents, students, and teachers to join and become involved in our PTSA. There are many opportunities to make a difference in our school and community!

All parents, staff, students and community members are encouraged to support the California High PTSA.

Click here to become a member today!  

Click on 2020-21 Cal High PTSA Board to see the list of officers and chairs for 2021.

Questions?  Email


Our PTSA Programs

  • Bear Facts Newsletter
  • Celebrating Campus Arts 
  • Exceptional Education (aka Special Needs)
  • Grad Night
  • Health & Wellness
  • Honorary Service Awards
  • Hospitality/Staff Appreciation
  • Inclusion & Diversity
  • Legislative Info and Action
  • Memory Brick Fundrsr
  • Parent Education
  • Reflections Art Program
  • Scholarships
  • Sister School-Wilson Elementary
  • Site Council Liaison
  • SRVEF Run for Education


Thank you Anshu Jain our PTSA Parent Engagement Chair and Cal High counselors, Becky Bellini, Lisa Olson, Jon Sawyer, and Cheryl Youngberg for the College Admissions 2021 presentation that was given on Sept 14, 2020.

Thank you Deana Leibowitz for providing coffee and a wide variety of grab-and-go breakfast foods/snacks for the Cal High staff on campus on Sept 16. 


Thank you Lacy Canton and Patty Mullins for creating the Virtual Wellness Center for Cal High and introducing it to us at our Oct PTSA meeting.

Cal High PTSA meetings and programs:

12/11 Toy Drive for Wilson Elementary
12/11 Delivering Toys at Wilson Elementary