Gunderson High School


Message from the President

Help build the Gunderson community for your student by joining and supporting the Gunderson PTSA. Your membership dues support PTSA activities:

  • Senior Scholarships
  • Hospitality at school dances
  • Teacher grants to support class projects and supplies
  • Academic awards ceremonies
  • Senior Night
  • Teacher appreciation

Support Gunderson with your membership dues or plan to get a little more involved by helping with any of the school activities. As little as an hour of your time helps! Research has shown that students achieve higher grades, have better attendance and more consistently complete homework when parents are involved in school.
Questions? Please contact Lisa Atencio or Robin Ledbetter.

More Reasons why you should join PTSA:

  • You show your children that school matters, and that you are invested in their success.
  • You demonstrate to your child that success in school is the pathway to college, a career, and a productive life.
  • You partner with the principal, teachers, and staff to make the campus safe, welcoming, a hub of learning and a fun place to be.
  • You share in campus events and experiences that make your child’s school days more memorable.
  • You connect with other parents, become part of the school community, and support every child with one voice.
  • You proudly affiliate with the California State and National PTA, the oldest, largest, and most powerful children’s advocacy organization in the country.
  • You join with other parents to discuss key issues and concerns of importance to your school and community.

As a member of the Gunderson High School PTSA, you are eligible to enjoy discounts at places like LEGOLAND and the California Academy of Sciences! Go to and view your PERKS as a PTSA member!

You can make a difference in the education, health, and welfare of our students.

Join the PTSA by filling out and returning the Pride Package form along with your payment to the administration office or during schedule pick up day! Or, you can fill out and submit the form on this web site any time during the year.

If you’d like any additional information about the Gunderson PTSA, please feel free to contact:

Lisa Atencio
Membership Chair
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Executive Board

President - Robin Ledbetter
Vice President - Vandana Kaushal
VP Membership - Lisa Atencio
Secretary - Lailani Madruga
Treasurer - Tanya Smith
Auditor - Sandee Ruiz
Historian - Holly Polizzi
Parliamentarian -  open
Principal - Kevin Wan
Freshman Class Rep - open
Sophomore Class Rep - open
Junior Class Rep - open
Senior Class Rep - TBA

PTSA Scholarships

Gunderson PTSA Scholarships for graduating seniors are now available. Gunderson PTSA will issue six $250 Scholarships this year.
Click here for 2019 Scholarship Application


  • Graduating GHS Senior
  • Entering University/College or trade school (accredited) in the Fall 2018
  • Completed Scholarship Application
  • Typed 500-word Essay
  • PTSA Member


Meetings Dates

September 13
November 8
January 10
March 14
May 9

6:30-7:30 pm in the GHS Media Center.

Volunteer Opportunities

School Dances
College Week
Teacher Appreciation
Senior Awards Reception

If you’d to volunteer for PTSA send us an email @ .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)


Show your Grizzly spirit with your class T-shirt, get your yearbook at the lowest price, your ASB sticker to get into dances and some sporting events at a discount, and support Gunderson’s PTSA by buying a Grizzly Pride Package! If you missed purchasing a Pride Package on scheduled pick up day – it’s not too late!

A Pride Package includes your:  Yearbook, Class T-shirt, PTSA membership, and ASB Sticker. All for less than purchasing the items separately!

Order forms can be found here and in the office and can be turned in at the school office thru September 6th.

Click here for the order form Pride Package 2019_20.pdf