Dear PCY Family,
Have a great week!

Valerie Talbert
PCY PTA President       Calendar       PCY PTA Facebook Group
The submissions deadline for the next Cougar Tracks email is January 30th. Read the policy/guidelines.
     Great Kindness Challenge
    6th Annual PCY Family Variety Show Informational Meeting & Audition Sign Up
6th Annual PCY Family Variety Show
Friday, March 8th, 2019 @ 3 p.m. in the MPR
Calling all talented PCY families!
Is your younger brother really annoying but a great rapper?
Is your older sister a control freak but plays a mean guitar?
Do your grandparents love to dab?
This is your family's chance to shine in the 
6th Annual PCY Family Variety Show!
NOW CASTING: All interested and talented PCY families to perform in a 
variety act of their choice.
Informational Meeting & Audition Sign Up: Friday, February 1st at 3:00 in the Library
Come learn more & sign up for an audition slot if interested.
If your family cannot make the Informational Meeting, contact PCY parents Caren Saiet at or (818)220-3131 or Eric Winzenried at 
for more information or to sign up for an audition slot. 
*Acts must be no more than 3 minutes in length.
*Acts must include at least 1 currently enrolled PCY student.
*There must be at least 2 family members in each act.
(Siblings, parents, cousins & grandparents are welcome to participate. Graduates 
of PCY are encouraged to return to the MPR stage!)
*If a student wants to participate but can't convince his/her family to perform, then that student can join another family's act! We encourage families to perform together!
*Interested in participating, but not sure what kind of act to do? 
Come to the Informational Meeting so we can share some ideas with you!
Show Date: Friday, March 8th at 3:00 in the MPR!!!
     Dine Out Night at Chipotle - February 12th
Interested in getting more involved at PCY?  The nominating committee is working to slate the 2019-20 Executive Board.  If you are interested in nominating yourself or a friend, please email  ASAP (but no later than January 31).  You may also reach out directly to the nominating committee: Natascha Gundersen, Jennifer Riegler and Holly Breckheimer (committee) and Karen Clark (alternate). 
  • Executive Vice President - recruit, assist and oversee Chairs of Korean Outreach, PCY Dads Club, Spirit Rally, Health Promotion, Scouts/Y Tribes, among others
  • Vice President - Programs - recruit, assist and oversee Chairs of all extra-curricular programs at PCY, including Art, Chess, Chorus, after-school programming, Family Reading Nights, Reflections, PCY Reads, among others
  • Vice President - Ways & Means - recruit, assist and oversee Chairs of all fundraising activities (Country Fair, Book Fair, Cougar Wear, Gift Wrap, Passive Fundraising, etc.)
  • Vice President - Room Reps - coordinate consistent practices among Room Reps
  • Vice President - Membership - recruit, assist and oversee Chairs of all membership activities (New Family Liaison, Back to School Events, Staff Holiday Luncheon, Staff Appreciation Week, Kinder Orientation, etc.).
  • Vice President - Volunteers - recruit, assist and organize school-wide volunteers for established (Library, Computer Lab, PE, etc.) and "last minute volunteer" opportunities.
  • Vice President - Communications - recruit, assist and oversee Chairs of publicity, the directory, website, cougar tracks, bulletin boards, social media and cougar cart
  • Co-Financial Secretary - manage and keep records of all cash, check and credit card deposits made by the PTA.
  • Auditor - prepare a mid-year and year-end audit for presentation to the membership; prepare audit forms as required by the California State PTA.
  • Historian/6th Grade Activities - coordinate 6th grade activities & volunteers (play, fun day, promotion, quarter parties, yearbook) - Must have a 6th grade student in 2019-20
Calendar  (View full calendar on Google Calendar.)
2/1               PCY Family Variety Show Informational Meeting- 3:00 - Library
2/11             PCY Family Variety Show Auditions - 3:00 - MPR
2/12             PCY Dine Out Night - 5:00-8:00 p.m. - Chipotle
2/13             PTA Meeting - 8:15 a.m. - MPR
2/14             Early Dismissal - 11:35 a.m.
2/15             NO SCHOOL - Presidents' Weekend
2//18            NO SCHOOL - Presidents' Weekend
2/25-3/1       6th Grade Pali Mountain Trip
2/26             Dad's Club Poker Event
2/28             Science Night Out - 5:30 p.m. - MPR