December/January Newsletter and Message from our President

December/January Newsletter

We would like to thank all the parents who signed up to be a member this year and gave a donation.  Your membership helps to support the teacher wish lists.  The wish list this year is over $5,000 in requests that supports many classrooms from science, math, english to mechatronics, art, print making and much more.  Our goal was to raise at least $5,000 and we are still $2,700 shy of our goal.  Any donation matters, so we are kicking off the $5 membership drive in early January to support what $5 can do to support the school. Keep an eye out for your letter and if possible send your $5.00 donation in to FOPHS.

I would like to thank everyone who supported the Casino Night fundraiser for the Placer athletic program.  We had a great event with over 100 people that attended. We are finalizing all the numbers and hope to share our results later in the month.  I would like to recognize businesses and individuals you sponsored or donated to the event. Our community steps up every year to support Placer for all its fundraisers so as you shop for the holidays remember their support for Placer and shop local as a thank you.

979 Hair Design Jennifer & Dan Hensler Raffine’ Chocolates
Auburn Fit Judy & Scott Pruett Select Estate Properties
Betty and Dennis Bennett Karen’s Bakery and Café Shellie Fitzpatrick
Braids by Brittany Leslie’s Cleaning Services Sierra Medical Doctors
Cal Star Ambulence Lifestyle Fitness Sonoma Raceway  – Judy Pruett
Callie Clifford Lightfoot Truck Repair Source Tapas
Carpe Vino Matt Spokely  Auburn City Council Susie Stangland
College Bound Consulting Matteo’s The Silver Store
Collins & Collins Memories by Karri Weiler Tom Isaac
D & G sports Mickey’s Boots Vina Castellano Winery
Dolonda Markovina Monica Eichman
Don Robinson Sand & Gravel Pamelot Dance
Dr. Peter Klem Permanent Glimpse Photography
Echo Valley Peter S. Klem, O.D.
San Francisco Giants Pioneer Sound Systems
Huston Family Pruett Family Vineyards

Our next board meeting is Wednesday, December 3 at 6:30 pm in the staff lounge. We will not have a meeting in January so our first board meeting of the new year will be February 4, 2015 at 6:30pm. We wish you and your family a Merry Christmas and thank you again for supporting FOPHS and the school.


Thank you,

Kim Lightfoot, President

Friends of Placer High School

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