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Sophia Silver, PTSA President
Donate  through PTSA after becoming a member here!
Click on the JOIN NOW button at the bottom of the page. Then follow the instructions.
  • Joining PTSA gives us strength in numbers. The more members we have, the stronger our voice!
  • Grand Arts' PTSA is a unit of the California State PTSA and the National PTSA, which advocate for and publicly recommend and support issues that involve the
  • safety and welfare of children and families.
Become a member: students, parents, faculty, staff, and community members are welcome to join!
Join a committee and volunteer your time.
Give a donation! Make your tax-deductible contribution by check made out to Grand Arts PTSA. Our mailing address is:
Grand Arts PTSA, Cortines School of VAPA
450 N. Grand Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90012
Or donate by clicking on the following link.
If you do your shopping at Ralph's, go to the Ralph's web site:
Once you're logged into your Ralphs account search for RAMON C CORTINEZ SCHOOL OF VAPA (GRAND ARTS) PTSA either by name or CB390 and then click Enroll to enroll your Rewards Card.
Also please follow us on social media:
Facebook: @grandartsptsa Instagram: @grandartsptsa
Our Website :
When you make a donation to PTSA, your donations goes towards various programs at Grand Arts such as the following:
Arts academies support for remote learning. Funds raised will be used toward expenses like art supply kits for students to use at home, virtual performance production needs and more.
Arts academies support for general expenses: performance rights, costumes, shoes, music, art supplies, guest choreographers, field trips and much more.
Other PTSA support: AP scholarships, Grad Nite expenses, teacher & staff appreciation and more.

If you have any questions, concerns or suggestions, please don't hesitate to contact me or one of our Board members directly at [email protected].
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PTSA Mission
The mission of the PTSA is to positively impact the lives of all children and families. Our goals are to promote, build, and expand family engagement; empower and support PTA members and leaders; and represent, inform, and mobilize members and the public to advocate for the education, health, safety and well-being of all children.
Becoming a PTSA member includes membership to the California State PTA and National PTA. Membership to the California State PTA includes member perks:
Importantly, the California State PTA offers scholarships to graduating seniors, continuing education scholarships to volunteers and staff (teachers, nurses and counselors) members. For more information, go to
The Los Angeles Tenth District PTSA offers music scholarships to middle and high school students.  For more information, go to
Membership is $10 per adult, and $6 per student. To become a member, go to the Parent Center and sign up.