County-Wide Battle of the Books Registration Now Open!

Registration for the 5th Annual County-Wide Battle of the Books is now open!

Click here to register!

This year’s County-Wide Battle will be held at Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center Auditorium (1010 Murray Street, San Luis Obispo) on Saturday, June 1, 2019 from 9 am to 3 pm.

The County-Wide Battle of the Books is open to ALL 3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th grade students in San Luis Obispo County, including home-school and private school students.  Student need to read at least 5 books from this year’s Book List.  The event is FREE, lunch is provided, and there will be opportunity drawings for prizes from:

Gladiator Paintball Park
SLO Blues Baseball
JL Fundraising
Cal Poly Athletics
Charles Paddock Zoo (Atascadero)
Galaxy Theaters
Gilroy Gardens

Don’t wait – sign your student up today here!

Questions?  Contact or


Annual Meeting & Dinner Event – March 21 @ 6pm

RSVP by March 15 to or by completing this survey:

Nominees for 2019-2021 District Board

The Nominees for the 2019-2021 Twenty-Fourth District PTA Executive Board are:

President Carrie White
Treasurer Diana Wright
Secretary Kari Shattuck
1st VP – Leadership Lisa McCracken
2nd VP – Programs Lauren Madonna
3rd VP – Membership Bea Jansen
4th VP- Communications Evan McCracken
5th VP – Community Concerns Stephanie Hale
6th VP – Legislation No Nominee
Historian Bonnie Downing
*Auditor Patty Revalee
*Parliamentarian Viki Westley
*Unit Information Officer Melinda Kirkland
*Hospitality Chairman Karen Clement
*Student Board Member Jayson McCracken
*Special Needs Committee Chairman No Nominee

*Appointed position

Convention Scholarships Available

Convention Scholarship Application 2019 & Workshop List

Contact for more information.

Founders Day – February 17

How will you celebrate the founding of PTA?  Take a look at some of the accomplishments through the years.

English Version Here

Spanish Version Here


Our Spotlight is on Nipomo Elementary PTA … check out their achievement on YouTube at



When were your bylaws last updated?  Did you know they are the business plan for your association?  Join us this Saturday and get your bylaws updated and current.

10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Atascadero Library, 6555 Capistrano Ave, Atascadero.

Contact Lisa McCracken or Melinda Kirkland for more information.

New Insurance Broker – Same RED-GREEN-YELLOW

The California State PTA has a new insurance broker:

AIM Association Insurance Management, Inc. 


Time to SPOTLIGHT Another Unit

We need YOU on the District Board next year!

Want to stay involved in PTA but tired of rolling coins and selling popcorn?  Consider joining the Tweny-Fourth District PTA board for 2019-21.  Help us train and support the next generation of PTA volunteers and officers so that our kids continue to benefit from having PTA at their school!  Complete the Board Interest Form and send it to by January 10th, 2019.  Elections will be held on March 21st, 2019 and the term begins on July 1st, 2019.