Changes and Addendum’s to our Bylaws

Hedenkamp PTA is submitting the following amendments and addendum to our PTA by-laws. The amendments and addendum will be presented for adoption on May 30, 2019. For more information or questions please contact Susanna King at

Additional details regarding the May 30th meeting will be posted soon.

Please see the attached:

ADDENDUM #1 to Article IV Membership and Dues AND Adoption of Hedenkamp PTA

Hedenkamp PTA-List of Amendments

Tuesday Tidbits (January 29, 2019)

Thank you!

A huge thank you to all the volunteers who helped make our Mother-Son Dance a huge success!! We are so grateful for all our volunteers. None of these events would happen without you.


Join us for a night of family fun! Create a tile to be displayed on Hedenkamp pillars for years to come

  • WHEN: Wednesday, February 20, 2019
  • WHERE: MPR (Multi-Purpose Room)
  • TIME: 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
  • COST: $15/tile PTA Member, $18/tile for Non-PTA Members

Tiles will be sold online only, and will be sold starting February 1st through the 10th! There will be no refunds.

2019/2020 Nominations for PTA

At the General PTA meeting on January 16, 2019, the Nominating Committee presented the report of nominees for 2019/2020 PTA Executive Board. The election for the 2019/2020 PTA Executive Board will be held at the General PTA Meeting on Wednesday, March 6, 2019, starting at 5:30 p.m. in the Library. Any additional nominations must be presented to the board at the General Meeting on March 6th. Any new nominees must be present at the election and willing to accept the nomination. All nominees must be current PTA members and only current PTA members may vote at the election. If you have any questions or would like additional information please contact the PTA Parliamentarian, Susanna King at

The Nominations are:

  • President: Julia Robles
  • Vice-President: Selena Ellis-Vizcarra
  • Secretary: Rochelle Padilla
  • Treasurer: Susanna King
  • Auditor: Karen Pickens
  • Historian: Jodie Gerhardt
  • Chairman of Fundraising: *
  • Chairman of Membership: Judy Gallardo
  • Chairman of Programs: Neeru Castrapel
  • Chairman of Volunteers: Odalis Lee

*no nominee for this position

Breaking the Cycle of Challenging Behavior with Your Child

Chula Vista Elementary Council of PTA’s proudly brings you a special presentation by Chelsea Gould, CVESD Lead School Psychologist. (Flyer here.)

  • Are you feeling frustrated by your child’s behavior?
  • Feel like you are in a constant power struggle with your child?
  • Want to break the cycle and support your child while also holding them accountable and teaching them to self-regulate?

During this training, you will learn about the impact of stress on the brain and how this can lead to the meltdowns you may be seeing at home. Learn how to break the escalation cycle with both proactive and reactive simple strategies.

  • WHEN: Thursday, February 7, 2019, 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.
  • WHERE: Chula Vista Elementary School District Office, 84 East J Street, Chula Vista, Room C
  • RSVP:

Tuesday Tidbits (December 11, 2018)

Mixed Bags

We will be delivering items on Monday, the 17th. If you are interested in helping to separate and organize the items on Friday the 14th, email

Accidents Happen!

Kids slip in the mud or spill their lunch and need a change of clothes. Hedenkamp is in need of donations of new underwear and socks, and gently used outfits for when these little accidents happen.

We are requesting gently used outfits (one assembled washed outfit put in a gallon bag with the size marked on the outside). Please sign up for a donated size here

Additionally, underwear and socks can be purchased from the following Amazon Wishlist or at a store of your choice.

Please deliver to the office, attn: PTA.


PTA Positions

Please consider joining the PTA Board. There are several positions open for the 2019 – 2020 year. If you are interested, please contact Susanna King at