DVHS PTSA is proud to invite all DVHS parents, family members, students, teachers, staff, administrators and community supporters to join us as members and be part of the good work we are doing to benefit Dougherty Valley High School students and community!

All of the below examples of what DVHS PTSA does is only possible with an engaging parent community, generous donations and your yearly memberships. Become a member and support the above programs. For more information please visit the DVHS PTSA Webpages.

While we welcome members to join a committee and attend meetings, members are in no way required to volunteer or attend meetings. Join DVHS PTSA, support the good work we do, stay informed and take advantage as much or as little as suits your needs and schedule

What does DVHS PTSA do and  what programs are supported by your membership

-Communications: Connect and engage parents, students, teachers and staff by providing a DVHS-comprehensive source of relevant news, deadlines and information through publication of a school-wide e-newsletter and social media updates (e.g., Facebook and Twitter).

-DVHS Departmental Presentations: Host Principal’s updates, in addition to presentations to showcase programs, inform parents and answer questions, typically at PTSA meetings.

-Family Engagement/Parent Education: Host presentations, film screenings, expert panels and workshops on relevant topics of interest to our community.

-Health, Safety and Wellness: Coordinate with DVHS Admin, Staff and Leadership to prioritize information and activities that contribute to student health, safety and wellness.

-Hospitality: Coordinate potluck and/or catered meals and snacks for teachers and staff (e.g., welcome back breakfast/lunch, thanksgiving, winter holiday, multicultural, etc.).

-Inclusion and Diversity: Coordinate with DVHS Admin, Staff and Leadership to provide a welcoming and inclusive school community, reflective of our diversity.

-Legislative Advocacy: Coordinate site-level advocacy efforts as led by the California PTA (or 32nd District or SRV Council of PTAs) to influence, within PTA guidelines, federal, state and local policy makers to pass laws and grant funding which will provide for the improvement and betterment of our public schools in both curriculum and facilities and encourage high school student voter registration.

-Red Ribbon Week: Coordinate activities and information around drug prevention and education and empower students in making healthy choices.

-Reflections Arts Program*: Encourage students to explore their own thoughts, feelings, ideas and develop artistic literacy, express themselves through art, increase confidence and find a love for learning through participation in this National PTA Arts Program.

-Senior Scholarships*: Award scholarships to graduating seniors.

-Sister School Program: Coordinate drives to support our partner school in a neighboring disadvantaged area of the East Bay.

-Student Education: Host opportunities to support and contribute to health, wellness, safety and a positive campus climate.

-Teacher Grants*: Award grants to support classroom needs as identified by teachers and staff.