April  2018

April 19 @6:30pm - Special showing of Screenagers:  Growing up in the digital age for students and families of Rancho, Vista Verde and University High School.  Details and link to purchase tickets here. [update - this show has been sold out]

April 18, Wed@8am, MPR - The next general association PTA meeting will feature a presentation from the University High school counseling department.  This is an especially important meeting for parents of 8th grade students. 

The Uni High counselors will provide parents with helpful information, dates, and contacts for parents.

April 16, Mon@5:30pm, University High - 8th Grade Family Night for incoming 9th graders and their families.  Come learn about course registration, athletics/activities and life at Uni.  Food trucks will be onsite.  Schedule and other details available here. 

March 2018

Thurs, Mar 15@6pm:  General association meeting in MPR - Our guest speaker is Greg Kaplan, counselor and author of "Earning Admission", who will speak on the college admissions process.

January 2018

Thurs, Jan 25@6pm:  General association meeting in MPR - Our guest speaker is a Joanna Yau, researcher from UC Irvine, who will talk about the impact (positive and negative) of social media on teens.  In case you missed it or want a refresher, her presentation is posted here.

October - November 2017

Fri, Nov 17@12pm:  International Luncheon in MPR - We’d like to welcome your special cultural dish as well as your presence at this event.  Our goal is to provide a lunch experience for Rancho’s teachers and staff (approximately 70 people) as a token of appreciation for their work with our children. 

The lunch is brief, only 30 minutes, but we encourage you to stay, serve your meal and take the opportunity to say “hi” to your child’s teachers as you share a meal with them.  Please sign up to help here.

Wed, Oct 25@6pm:  PTA General Association Meeting in MPR - all are welcome.  Guest speaker, Roma Khetarpal will talk about "Mindful Parenting" - ways to help navigate the tween years through building self-esteem, connection, and confidence. 

Come early at 5:30pm for a parent “meet and greet" sponsored by the Rancho PTA. Parents will have an opportunity to mingle, enjoy refreshments, and peruse the lovely Reflections art submissions by talented Rancho students.  

August - September 2017


Wed, Aug 17@8-11am: for 7th graders
Thurs, Aug 18@8-11am: for 8th graders

First day of school

Thurs, Aug 24: for 7th graders
Fri, Aug 25: for 8th graders

PTA general association meeting and welcome back coffee

Fri, Sept 22@8:30am - Come join the Rancho PTA board and Principal Modeer for our first general association meeting of the new school year.   

Events reminders

Fri, 9/22/17 @ 8:30am
Wed, 10/25/17 @ 6pm (MPR)
Thurs, 1/25/18 @ 6pm (new music room through MPR)
Thurs, 3/15/18 @ 6pm (MPR)

Wed, 4/18/18, @8:30am 

Fri, 5/18/18 @ 8:30am

Come join us.  Your voice is important.

All general association meetings will take place in the Library (unless otherwise noted):

2017-2018 PTA Meetings