De Portola

Middle School

A Nationally Recognized School to Watch

Next PTA Board Meeting
Tuesday - June 22, 2015 - 5:30 p.m.

Special Announcement: At the June 22nd meeting of the PTA, the executive board voted unanimously to discontinue De Portola's PTA. Please click here to view the official letter from our president.  

Our Mission is to advocate for all children and youth at De Portola Middle School via service, support, training, leadership and guidance, as well as to serve our community through education, collaboration and resource services.

PTA Meetings

1st Tuesday of the month in the Executive Conference Room (5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.) Everyone is welcome!

PTA Executive Board 2014-2015


 President     Erik Bray
 1st Vice President (Programs) Darcy & Todd Rhodes
 2nd Vice President (Membership) Wendy Van Dyk
 3rd Vice President (Ways & Mean) Sue Eidson-Earl
 3rd Vice President (Communications)     Lori Korovec
 Secretary Brook Markley
 Treasurer John Paulson
 Auditor Sandra Hazeltine
 Historian Carolyn Harris
 Parliamentarian Heidi Cervi

Coordinators/Committee Chairs:

 Volunteer Coordinator            Sara Rodriguez    
 Hospitality Melissa Armes
 8th Grade Activities OPEN
 P.E. Uniforms Nichole Ruiz, Candy Holles
 Parents at Lunch (PALS)   Liz Hernandez
 Track Meet Katie Lemm
 Career Day Eduardo Colon
 Website Judy McIlroy
 "Caught Doing the Right Thing" Heather Gruber
 Service Awards Lisa Saward
 ASB Rep    Sheila Weiner
 Teacher Reps Sue Dias & Craig Johnson
 Office Rep TBD
 Principal Ryan Brock
 Vice Principal Heather Potter

PTA Membership

The "P" in PTA is you... the parent! No volunteering required... no meetings required!

Your membership makes a difference for all students at De Portola Middle School. The cost is $10 for an individual membership, $20 for a family membership. Parents, teachers, students, friends, neighbors and relatives may join. Envelopes can be obtained in the school office. Please call us if you have any questions.

Calling All Volunteers!

Do you have an interest in helping the school and supporting our children? VOLUNTEER! There are lots of volunteer opportunities at De Portola. For further information, please contact the Parent Volunteer Coordinator at 858-496-8080 (Extension 2202).

What Does Our PTA Support?

  • Donation towards purchase of student agendas
  • Sale of PE uniforms (shorts and shirts) & locks
  • Programs for assemblies
  • Student recognition
  • Teacher appreciation luncheons throughout the year
  • Honor Assemblies
  • School wide track meet
  • 8th Grade Career Fair
  • Selected requests from teachers for classroom materials, field trip expenses, etc.
  • Agenda/Assignment book (an important organizational tool given to every DPMS student by ASB with the support of the PTA & donations from parents)
  • And much, much more!

Thanks for Making PTA Membership a Success

The dues you pay is used for many opportunities, including educational enrichment, technology improvements, grade level activities, student recognition, supplement agendas and much more.

PTA Membership would also like to thank the following businesses for their support. We are so very appreciative of the generosity as well as helping to make PTA membership a success.

  • Baskin Robbins
  • Dinner Studio
  • Edamame
  • Gaetano's
  • Tierrasanta Mexican Restaurant