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PRESIDENT

KIDS: 3rd Grader + 1st Grader

MY DAY JOB: House Elf

I JOINED PTO BECAUSE...I believe the education of our children is THE MOST important gift we can bestow upon them and our future. Anything I can do to help, not only my children, but others, you better believe I'm there.

WHAT I'M MOST EXCITED ABOUT THIS YEAR: I'm most excited about seeing how we can grow and change in light of this pandemic. And Ocean's Week.

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VICE PRESIDENT

Kristi Gillis

KIDS: 2nd Grader 

MY DAY JOB: Engineering Program Manager
I JOINED PTO BECAUSE...Being a mom has been the greatest joy of my life. Helping my son in every way I can is incredibly important to me. I'm really glad to have the opportunity to help him, his classmates and the wonderful teachers and staff of Farallone View. 

WHAT I'M MOST EXCITED ABOUT THIS YEAR: I'm most excited about seeing my little boy experience all of the amazing programs and events we'd heard about Farallone View pre-pandemic. 

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Sara Neale McGregor

TREASURER

KIDS:  3rd Grader

MY DAY JOB: Farm/IGP Educator - The HEAL Project
I JOINED PTO BECAUSE... I wanted to be involved and take an active role in our daughter's education and in our school's amazing community. 

WHAT I'M MOST EXCITED ABOUT THIS YEAR: For the students to have a return to normal - be in the classroom, attend their special classes and experience FV events like Ocean's Week, as well as establishing some new ones - yay Move-a-thon!

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Danielle McGee

SECRETARY

KIDS: 3rd Grader + 1st Grader 
MY DAY JOB:
Mom + Pharmaceutical Trade & Distribution 

I JOINED PTO BECAUSE...I wanted to become more involved in our boys' education and contribute to our FV family.

WHAT I'M MOST EXCITED ABOUT THIS YEAR: Our kids to be with their friends, classmates and teachers again and volunteering where I can!

Claire Lacy

FINANCIAL RECORDER

KIDS: 2nd Grader + 3 year old

MY DAY JOB: Environmentalist

I JOINED PTO BECAUSE...I wanted to get involved in the PTO to meet more members of the school community and to provide support for the numerous activities!

WHAT I'M MOST EXCITED ABOUT THIS YEAR: Developing the outdoor classroom into a prosperous permaculture garden!

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COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR

Allison Bunch

KIDS: 5th Grader + 3rd Grader

MY DAY JOB: Nurse Practitioner
I JOINED PTO BECAUSE...Our special school has so many unique experiences for our kids to enjoy, but it takes volunteers to make the magic happen!

WHAT I'M MOST EXCITED ABOUT THIS YEAR: Helping to create fantastic memories for Sadie's last year at Farallone View!

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TEACHER

Kelly Paar

KIDS: sophomore + senior at Half Moon Bay High.
MY DAY JOB: Teacher at Farallone View for 14 years, 23 years at CUSD

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YOU!

KIDS: Any kid, any age at Farallone View
I JOINED PTO BECAUSE... I wanted to learn more about the school and its programs.

FUN FACT ABOUT ME:  I love my kids and want their school to be the best it can be. I don’t have a lot of time, but I do what I can, and that’s enough!

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PTO MEETINGS

First Thursday of the Month at 6:30PM

 

 

MISSION

The Friends of Farallone Parent Teacher Organization's (FOFPTO) mission is to enrich the educational experience of children at Farallone View Elementary School and foster a sense of community.

ENRICHMENT

As a PTO, our goal is to provide each student with a variety of enrichment experiences as well as to support our teachers so they can continue delivering a high-quality curriculum that challenges and inspires.

MEMBERSHIP

If you are a parent, grandparent, or guardian of a Farallone View student, then you are automatically part of the PTO.  No membership or dues of any kind is needed.  Welcome!

BUDGET

As a PTO, our goal is to provide each child with a variety of enrichment experiences as well as support our teachers so they can continue delivering high-quality curriculum that challenges and inspires.  Our 2022-23 FOFPTO budget is $111,500