The Peach Pit

GCA PTSO Newsletter - December 2017

In this Issue

Our Purpose

GCA PTSO General Membership and Meeting Dates

GCA PTSO Regional Connections

GCA PTSO Regional Events Calendar

How GCA Families Gave Back

GCA PTSO Fundraising Prepay Events

GCA Spirit Gear

GCA Fundraising From Home

2017-2018 GCA PTSO Executive Board

Our Purpose

The Georgia Cyber Academy PTSO is a non-profit organization which is organized and operated for the charitable and educational purpose of assisting Georgia Cyber Academy in providing the best education possible to the children enrolled at the school.

To implement that purpose, the PTSO:

Provides family activities that build community within the school.

Provides learning opportunities through events and programs.

Provides funding for items not included in the school budget.

Holds various fundraisers in accordance with Georgia Cyber Academy’s policies to fund the above activities.

Membership and Meeting Dates

Becoming a GCA PTSO member is easy! Click HERE then select the Membership icon. For only $5 per school term you will receive access to special programs, have voting rights, and so much more. For GCA PTSO founding members, check your email for renewal instructions. GCA PTSO Members meet 4 times per year to provide progress reports, vote on new initiatives, and provide activity reports please join us:

GCA PTSO Meeting Dates for the 2017-2018 school year:

November 30, 2017

February 22, 2018

April 26, 2018

All meetings are accessed via the Coach Cafe icon on the GCA PTSO webpage, all meetings will be held at 7:00 PM Est. If you are unable to attend the archive of the meeting will be placed on the Archive page of the GCA PTSO website the next business day.

Regional Connections

GCA families are divided into 12 regions. Each region has its own unique identity and is supported by regional parent leaders, email addresses, and a Facebook page. Click here for the main PTSO Facebook now and here for the GCA PTSO Regional Information Page

Regional Events Calendar

To connect with other families in your region click here for the GCA PTSO Parent Leaders Regional Calendar of Events

How GCA Families Gave Back


Friday November 17th we will go to the Harris County Community Center and bag food for the less fortunate. This will be our 3rd year doing this. We have so much fun!


Jerusalem House on November 11 will the church.

Katrina Dearman

Helping the homeless


We will pick up trash at our local park and also teaching Sunday School this Sunday to our youth!

Alona JosephI

Volunteer with a foundation that focuses on providing support/resources to underprivileged youth and their families in Atlanta, GA.

Deb Wood

Middle SchoolI am volunteering at my daughter's elementary school to help collect shoes, jackets and food for families in need.


Sponsoring a family for Christmas

Amanda DotsonI

Recently packed six shoeboxes for Operation Christmas Child. I will also be volunteering at the Pregnancy Resource Center of Gwinnett through my church on December 9th.

Murphy Family

We are fostering a child for a long period of time.


After we got back from Agirama, Tori helped two different 80 year old ladies do their grocery shopping and carried their groceries to the car and then did the same for me, her 60 year old grandma and helped put all the groceries away.

GCA Spirit Gear

Show your School Spirit with this fabulous GCA Spirit Gear

GCA PTSO Fundraising Prepay Events

Disney on Ice "Infinite Energy Arena"

Prepay only event, “The Wonderful World of Disney on Ice” Infinite Energy Arena, 6400 Sugarloaf Parkway, Duluth, GA 30097 Show date: 02/23/18 at 10:30 AM Tickets are mailed one week prior to event. Tickets are $15, children 2 and older must purchase ticket, 2 hour show with 20 min. intermission Prepay window closes on 02/07/18 at 3:00 PM Online Store to purchase

Disney on Ice "Philips Arena"

Prepay only event, “The Wonderful World of Disney on Ice” Philips Arena, 1 Philips Drive, Atlanta, GA 30303. Show date: 02/19/18 at 11:00 AM Tickets are mailed one week prior to event. Tickets are $18, children 2 and older must purchase ticket, 2 hour show, Prepay window closes on 02/02/18 at 3:00 PM Online Store to purchase

The First Noel Directed by Jasmine Guy

Prepay Only Event "The First Noel" Tuesday December 12, 2017 at 10:30 AM $15.50 per ticket, Prepay ends 12/10/17 Tonette Price will send notes prior to the event on access to the venue and where to meet, tickets will not be shipped.For any questions on the event, 12/please email Parking is free at the site. Venue Information: Ferst enter for the Arts 350 Ferst Dr NW, Atlanta, GA 30332. Online Store to purchase

Fundraising from Home

There are many ways for you to support GCA by fundraising from home. Simply access the GCA PTSO website and select the Fundraising From Home link for more information on Box Tops for Education, Tyson A+, Recycle Electronics, Kula, and Amazon Smile. Future newsletters will provide fundraising totals as fundraising progresses throughout the year.

2017-2018 GCA PTSO Executive Board