Supporting Community Engagement & Student Success

LPTSA Updates for September 9, 2022


LPTSA Updates


LPTSA General Meeting 1: Please mark your calendars for our first General Meeting, via Zoom, September 21, 2022, 6-8 PM. Zoom link.


Grants: first set of grants due 9/30 for review/grant in October. We need student volunteers for the Grant committee. If you need a grant, apply here.


SAT Seminar: part of the LPTSA College Readiness Program webinar series, coming up soon!


Join/renew LPTSA: Please join or renew your yearly membership here.


Parents Coalition Volunteers: Parents looking to get involved, the Parents’ Coalition of Bay Area High Schools ( needs representation from Lowell. Ping the LPTSA President if interested.


Call for Leaders & Volunteers


We still need volunteers to serve on the PTSA board

Information on how to join the LPTSA Board

  • Parliamentarian - Ensures that the LPTSA runs in accordance with Bylaws and conducts election
  • Lowell Fund - lead effort to fund the LPTSA Grants program, events, and all LPTSA activity
  • Financial Secretary - assists the Treasurer

  • Grant Committee - students to join the committee
  • School Volunteer - occasional help at school 

LPTSA Board Members include Parents, Teachers, Students, and other community members. We invite interested, solutions-oriented leaders to apply.


Reporting Incidents to Administration (any incident)

Step 1: Please complete a written statement using Lowell's student incident form (link). You may complete this statement while speaking to a counselor or trusted adult or on your own. 


Step 2: Please make sure your statement is given to Ms. Fong ( , Ms. Liverpool (, any Lowell administrator.


Step 3: See the incident reporting process (link) we have established for greater transparency


Student and Family Handbook for SFUSD

Students and families should review their rights and responsibilities listed in the Student and Family Handbook (link). This is a valuable resource for our students to understand their rights to a safe and supportive school campus. As a reminder, if you experience any form of bullying or hate motivated discrimination, please report it immediately to your teacher, counselor or Assistant Principal Liverpool (




General Meeting 1, September 21, 2022


Back to School Night September 22, 2022


LPTSA College Readiness SAT Webinar - Coming Soon




Join the Lowell PTSA


LPTSA Website


College Center


Lowell Parent Listserv sign-up

Receive Lowell and SFUSD Communications 

Lowell Peer Mentoring 

SFUSD Office of Equity


Board of Education
Meeting Agendas and Minutes


2022 - 2023 LPTSA Board 

Robert Freedman - President - Parent


Karen Catalona - Executive Vice President - Parent


Jonathan Bayer - 1st VP of Grants - Parent


Amiya Stroumza - 2nd VP of Special Projects - Student


Mihir Mehta - Treasurer - Parent


Emily Yee - Recording Secretary - Student


Amy Iwata  - Hospitality - Parent


Patrice Taffin - Communication Chair - Parent


Linda Holman - Membership - Parent


Raymond Diffley, Camille Seiberling - Diversity & Inclusion Chairs - Parents


Camille Seiberling - Historian -Parent


Austina - Auditor - Parent


CeCe Kaufman - College Readiness Programs Chair - Parent


Diane Porter, Isaac Porter - Safety - Parent, Student


Vacant - Financial Secretary


Vacant - Lowell Fund Chair


Vacant - Parliamentarian


TBD  - Student Body Council (SBC) Liaison


TBD - Faculty Representatives


Dr. Michael Jones - Principal