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Parent Teacher Student Association

Welcome to the Paly PTSA Website

We are a non-profit 501(c)3 organization that strives to represent everyone at Palo Alto High School including parents, teachers, staff, and students. Our board members, committee chairs, and other volunteers work hard to make our school community an ideal learning environment for our students. If you are new to our school please contact us and get involved!

18th Annual Paly Turkey Feast – Tix on sale now

It’s here!  The highly anticipated TURKEY FEAST will be held Friday, November 18th. This is a student and staff favorite extended lunchtime event. The PALY community gathers on the quad for a delicious Turkey Feast served by parent volunteers. We need your support to feed over 1,500 students, faculty, and staff!!

DONATE MONEY TO BUY FOOD Due to district policy we can not offer home-cooked food and we are asking for monetary donations. Donate $50 to purchase a turkey or another amount that is comfortable for your family. You can also donate via check (payable to PALY PTSA and left in Turkey Feast box in PALY Front Office in the Science Bldg).

SIGN UP TO VOLUNTEER Help us feed turkey, gravy, mashed potatoes, green beans, stuffing, rolls and PIE to over 1,500 hungry PALY community members! Gluten Free and Vegetarian options will be available.

PREPAY LUNCH. Cost of lunch is $10 for students and staff and we are offering a prepayment option. PLEASE prepay to help us plan accordingly and to keep the lines down! Scholarships are available.

Working with PALY club People Plates Planet, extra food will be donated to Life Moves Opportunity Center for a Turkey Feast for their residents. Thank you in advance for helping make this a successful event!  Any questions, please email palyturkeyfeast@gmail.com.

The mission of the PTSA is three-fold

  • To support and speak on behalf of children and youth in the schools, in the community, and before government agencies and other organizations that make decisions affecting children.
  • To assist parents in developing the skills they need to raise and protect their children.
  • To encourage parent and public involvement in the public schools.

There is Help

Crisis Resources: pausd.org/school-life/health-wellness/resources

Paly PAUSD: palysupport @ pausd dot org for referrals to Paly’s mental health and wellness team.

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