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High Technology High School Parent Faculty Association Committees

Alumni Network
Chair:   Xiaoling Sun, Zaozao Tang
Description:  

Alumni Support is responsible for continuing contact with alumni and their families. They publish a newsletter and organize social events.

 
Educational Support & Academic Enrichment
Chair:   Lenny Grinburg, Bala Venkatraman, Vidyu Pulavarthi
Description:  

Educational Support This committee organizes the following:

Academic Enrichment-provides curriculum support for all grades, through sponsorship of field trips, visiting speakers, and mulit-disciplinary in-school programs. (Lenny Grinburg, Bala Venkatraman - Co-Chairs)

Administers Mock SAT and ACT tests for interested students (Vidyu Pulavarthi - Chair)

Organizes the Driver’s Education courses

 
Fundraising
Chair:   PFA Board
Description:  

Fundraising is comprised of individual committees for each event. They are the means by which the PFA is able to achieve its financial goals in support of our school community.

Every level of participation and donation is greatly appreciated.

 

 

  • Annual Fund Drive: 
    • Bala Venkatraman 

 

  • Spring Fling / Social
    • Open Position

 

  • Engraved Brick Pavers: 
    • Anju Balachandran

 

  • HTHS Merchandise
    • Bala Venkatraman



 
Senior Scholarship
Chair:   Rachel Yang
Description:  

Scholarship seeks funding and organizes the PFA Scholarship Awards available to all graduating HTHS Seniors. Scholarship applications available in early spring.

All interested volunteers should contact the Chairperson, Rachel Yang, directly by email. Please see the directory for contact info.

 

 
Membership
Chair:   Funke Alao, Amy Fang
Description:  

Membership strives for 100% participation in the PFA.  It recruits HTHS families to sign up on the PFA website to become paid members of the PFA. They publish the annual PFA Directory which includes information from the email database of current members and alumni and is an excellent resource given to all families that join the PFA and maintain a currently paid membership. Emeritus memberships are available for families of HTHS graduates.

All interested volunteers should contact the Co-Chairs directly by email. Please see the directory for contact information.

Funke Alao

Amy Fang

 
Hospitality
Chair:   Mary Tomaskovic
Description:  

Hospitality provides refreshments and ambiance at PFA special meetings, Guidance Nights, Mock SAT, the Teacher Welcome Back Breakfast, NHS Induction Ceremony, Information Sessions, Freshman Orientation, and other school functions. They hold the Welcome Back Pizza for students in the first week of school, and the Teacher Appreciation Luncheon in the spring. Volunteers are always appreciated; it’s a great way to meet other parents and learn about HTHS.

All interested volunteers should contact the Chairperson, Mary Tomaskovic, directly by email. Please see the directory for contact info.

 

 
Newsletter/Facebook
Chair:   Meredith Cregg-Wedmore
Description:  

The Newsletter Committee is responsible for creating and editing the PFA newsletter for all PFA members. 

 
Parent Student-Activities
Chair:   PFA Board
Description:  

Parent-Student Activities organizes the following activities:

 

  • Classical Music Night
    • Hsin I Chou 
    • Amanda Lee 

 

  • International Night
    • Sarah Wang 
    • Lynn Lu 

 

  • Freshman Family Picnic
    • Merlin Clausing 
    • Chrissy Gerchak 
 
Family Picnic
Chair:   Merlin Clausing, Chrissy Gerchak
Description:  

An annual picnic where the current PFA families come together to meet and welcome the upcoming school year's incoming freshmen families.    This is also where the mentor families usually meet the mentee families for the first time.  Typically held the first week of June.

All interested volunteers should contact the Co-Chairs, Merlin Clausing, Chrissy Gerchak, directly by email. Please see the directory for contact information.

 

 

 
Freshmen Mentorship
Chair:   Catherine Vought, Yingduo Gao (Li)
Description:  

This committee organizes the program which matches the student volunteers and their families to the incoming freshmen students and their families to ease the transition into HTHS.

All interested volunteers should contact the below Co-Chairs directly by email. Please see the directory for contact information.

Catherine Vought — Co-Chair

Yingduo Gao (Li) — Co-Chair

 

 
IT/Tech Support
Chair:   Vasant Avhad
Description:  

IT/Tech Support provides computer-based support for PFA functions.  E-blasting the PFA Newsletter to all paid members and publishing it on the PFA website. The PFA Website and PFA Directory App are also maintained.

 
Any Committee
Chair:   All Chairs
Description:  

If you are flexible and are willing to help wherever you may be needed, please check this committee and you will be contacted by any committee that is in need of extra assistance.

 


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