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posted Feb 27, 2018, 8:12 AM by Poly PTSA   [ updated Mar 6, 2018, 9:53 AM ]

Association Meeting Tonight 2/13/18

posted Feb 13, 2018, 10:50 AM by Poly PTSA

Please join us tonight, Tuesday, February 13th for our Association meeting at 6:30pm in the Poly Library.

All members are welcome and encouraged to attend.

The 2018 - 2019 PTSA Slate will be presented and nominations taken from the floor for any open positions.

2018 - 2019 PTSA Slate

posted Feb 13, 2018, 10:33 AM by Poly PTSA   [ updated Feb 23, 2018, 7:55 AM ]

The Nominating Committee of Poly High School PTSA met on January 31, 2018 and on February 12, 2018, and selected the individuals to be slated in the positions below.

The Nominating Committee consisted of the Parliamentarian, Veronica Jones; Mari Pierce, Secretary; Carmen McCree, Treasurer; Kim Perry, Hospitality Chair; and Elisa Bryant, Social Media/Marketing Chair.

Elections will take place at the Association Meeting on Wednesday, March 14, 2018, at 6:30 p.m., in the Poly High School Library.

If you are interested in a position, please contact Veronica Jones, Parliamentarian, by phone or text at: 410-952-3472 or email at:, at least 3 days prior to the Association Meeting.


PRESIDENT                                                                            OPEN

1st VICE PRES of PROGRAMS/FUNDRAISING                    Barbara Wallace

2nd VICE PRES of MEMBERSHIP                                            Kristy McDevitt

3rd VICE PRES of PARENT INVOLVEMENT                         Mari Pierce

SECRETARY                                                                             OPEN

TREASURER                                                                      Carmen McCree

AUDITOR                                                                           Ronni McCarty

PARLIAMENTARIAN – President’s Choice                          OPEN

ADVOCACY and LEGISLATIVE CHAIR                             Heidi Carter

HISTORIAN                                                                         Pauline Beschorner

SCHOLARSHIPS and GRANTS CHAIR                               Karen Ramos

REGISTRATION CHAIR                                                     Shelley Kocher

REFLECTIONS CHAIR                                                       Beth Morrow        

HOSPITALITY CHAIR                                                        Kim Perry

AP TESTING CHAIR                                                        Veronica Hayward

SENIOR AWARDS CHAIR                                                 Elisa Bryant

HONORARY SERVICE AWARDS CHAIR                           Blossom Marshall

COMMUNITY CONCERNS CHAIR                                     Jenae Dunn

WEBSITE CHAIR                                                               Mari Pierce

SOCIAL MEDIA/MARKETING CHAIR                              Elisa Bryant

COMMUNICATIONS CHAIR                                        Mari Pierce

STUDENT REPRESENTATIVES                                        4 OPEN POSITIONS

TEACHER REPRESENTATIVE                                       OPEN

LCAP Community Input Meeting

posted Feb 7, 2018, 1:12 PM by Poly PTSA

Please join us tonight, February 7th from 6:00pm - 7:30pm in the Poly HS Library for the LCAP (Local Control and Accountability Plan) Community Input Meeting.

All families and community members are invited and encouraged to attend to provide input as RUSD (Riverside Unified School District) works to draft their upcoming LCAP report. The LCAP document outlines the district's proprieties and aligns resources to improve our district's processes and services to better serve our students while preparing them for college and the workforce.

Graduate Lawn Signs on Sale $15

posted Jan 28, 2018, 11:32 PM by Poly PTSA   [ updated Jan 29, 2018, 1:08 PM ]

Dear Poly Senior Parents,

We are very excited to offer Poly High School Graduate Lawn Signs for as low as $15 or $20 delivered (see flyer attached). Show off your Poly Pride to all of your neighbors! Proceeds from the sales go to support Poly PTSA student programs which include scholarships for seniors and installing new filtered water stations on campus. Please don’t delay! We have a limited number of signs in stock.

We have made it easy for you to order the signs.  CLICK HERE for order form.  You can pay via check in the office or pay online at If you pay online, please email your form to Brenda Koosed at You can also text her at (760) 413-7049 or email her if you have any questions.

For more information about our programs, please visit our website at

Please help us to reach our goal of raising $6,000. Please also consider donating directly to the PTSA today. No amount is too small or too large. You can either donate online at or mail a check to:

Poly High School PTSA
5450 Victoria Avenue
Riverside CA 92506

All direct donations are tax deductible. Our federal tax identification number is 95-6207626. Thank you for your support!


Maria Smith
2017-18 President, Poly High School PTSA

2017 Fundraiser

posted Dec 11, 2017, 12:52 PM by Poly PTSA   [ updated Feb 13, 2018, 10:46 PM ]

Dear Poly PTSA Members,

Thank you for your support this year of PTSA and Poly High School Students.  We are writing to you today to ask you to donate directly to the Poly PTSA.  100% of your donation will directly benefit students at Poly High School.

Scholarships for Seniors:                                                       $3,000

Two Filtered Bottle Filler Water Fountains:                            $2,400

Legislative Trip to Sacramento:                                              $  700

Unfortunately, we have currently only raised approximately $1,400 of our $6,100 goal.  With your help today, we can achieve our goals and provide these benefits to our Poly students before the end of the school year.

We have other fundraising activities planned, but based on past results, these will not achieve our targets.   Rather than asking you to buy bags or wrapping paper, we are hoping you will donate directly to benefit our children.  If each of our current members donated an additional $20, we would be able to achieve this goal.

Please consider donating today.  No amount is too small or too large.  We have also made it easier to donate than ever before.  You can either donate online at or mail a check to:

Riverside Poly PTSA
5450 Victoria Avenue
Riverside CA 92506

Your donation is tax deductible. Thank you!

Maria Smith
2017-18 President, Poly High School PTSA

Back to School Night & PTSA Meeting

posted Sep 7, 2017, 12:42 PM by Poly PTSA   [ updated Sep 7, 2017, 12:51 PM ]

Please join us for our PTSA General Association Meeting on Wednesday, September 13, 2017 from 4:30pm -5:00pm, in the Poly LIBRARY!

Coffee with the Principal

posted Aug 16, 2017, 10:16 PM by Poly PTSA   [ updated Aug 30, 2017, 7:55 AM ]

Join us for coffee with the Principal on Thursday, August 31, 2017, from 8:00am - 9:15am, at Poly High School in the LIBRARY!

Join Poly PTSA!

posted Aug 15, 2017, 11:08 PM by Poly PTSA   [ updated Aug 16, 2017, 10:10 PM ]

Poly PTSA is welcoming members at Summer Registration! Find our table in the 600 building and be sure to join or renew your membership!

Our goal this year is to raise $10,000 for the following:

• Improve communication between the administration and parents and students.

• Add 2 filtered water stations with bottle fillers. Each fountain is $1,200 and will provide healthy water for students and staff.

• Provide scholarships to individual PTSA student members.

• Eligible students have an opportunity to participate in a legislative trip to Sacramento.

• Provide Teacher Appreciation events for the wonderful Poly team.

• Paid members will be entered into an opportunity drawing to win a luggage set. (Drawing in Sept.)

Poly only receives $1.75 of the $7.00 membership dues so we are suggesting a $20.00 or more contribution to our fundraising goal.

RCPTA Award Applications DUE MAY 1st

posted Apr 25, 2017, 8:59 AM by Poly PTSA   [ updated Apr 26, 2017, 2:32 PM ]

Attached is the application for the RCPTA Awards.  The awards are a great way to honor someone special. 

Awards will be presented at the RCPTA Awards Brunch on May 17.  Hope to see you all there! See attached flier for details.

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