Parent Teacher Student Association (PTSA)

PTSA stands for Parent Teacher Student Association. The PTSA is a volunteer association that connects families, schools, and communities by providing programs and services at your child’s school. PTSA is the nation’s largest volunteer-led child-advocacy association working to drive improvements in the education, health, and well-being of all children and families. When you are a member of PTSA, you are an advocate for your child and for all children at Monterey High School.


MHS PTSA is a 501(c)3 Tax Exempt Organization #23 - 7040695

Wednesday, February 21, 2024
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Join Us on Zoom!
Password: MHS
Or Telephone:         US: +1 669 900 6833      Meeting ID: 915 8028 6019 Password: 986931
Gather your favorite beverage and join us for a virtual PTSA meeting! 
It really is a great way to attend a PTSA meeting, from the convenience of your home! If you're joining us (we hope you will!), plan to introduce yourself; for parents - tell us about your student(s), and you'll have an opportunity to ask questions of other involved parents, teachers, and administrators.
Here's how to join in!
  • To access the virtual meeting, you'll need to download Zoom on your device at
  • Once Zoom has been downloaded, join using the above link
  • If you see a pop-up that says "to hear other please join audio," select the "call using internet audio" option
  • You will then be connected to the group video call where we can all see and hear everyone. If you have a lot of background noise at home, please mute your microphone & click unmute when you want to chat!
How Does the PTSA Help Monterey High School?
  • We fund Teacher Grants - Past grants were used for the robotics team, an aeronautical design competition, multiple Mathletics competitions, the art program, MHS Garden project, STEM equipment, and supplies used directly in the classrooms by our students. Teacher Grant Request Form
  • Coordinate and sponsor the Annual Sober Grad Night – a safe and fun place for our students on graduation night.
  • Provide Scholarships to our high school seniors.
  • Honor our school Faculty & Staff with Appreciation Events throughout the year.
How Can You Help Monterey High School?
  • Become a PTSA member  - The cost is $15 for Parents, Guardians, and Teachers. $10 for Students. Please join the PTSA and pay online here or submit the following form:
  • eScrip - eScrip is the longest-running, most successful shop-to-fundraise "electronic scrip" program in the United States. Create or sign in to your account at Enter our group name of Monterey High School PTSA and register your debit and credit cards. As you shop, you will earn funding for the organizations you support.
eScrip Logo
  • Send a Donation to PTSA - Please make your check payable to MHS PTSA and mail it or drop it off at the MHS Main office located at 101 Herrmann Drive, Monterey. CA 93940. 
  • Get Involved with PTSA - Attend and participate in quarterly General PTSA meetings. Consider joining the PTSA Board -  Monthly opportunity to meet and talk with the principal and/or other school leaders.
  • Purchase an Honor Wall Tile - Contributing to the Toreadore Honor Wall supports the PTSA and our efforts support the school. Tiles can be purchased to commemorate a special team, honor a favorite athlete, celebrate a student, or remember a loved one.
Honor Wall Tile
Email PTSA
Executive Board Members
Traci Davis
Mindy Surratt
Executive Vice-President
Aubrianne Perry
1st Vice-President/Sober Grad Chair
Kaytie Tong
Committee Chair Fundraising
Carmel York
Erika Takada
Patty Garcia
Linae Ishii-Devine
Committee Chair Membership
Thomas Newton
School Principal
Michelle Zaragoza
Teacher Representative