Saturday, November 21, 2015

Wishing you all
Considering a Career in Engineering?
Come Meet Troy Brown, a Senior Electronic Systems Engineer

When: Tuesday, December 1
Time: During Lunch, 11:50 AM - 12:25 PM
Where: College & Career Center Room 1035
Troy works for Kwikset Lock Company in Lake Forest. For the past ten years, he has designed locks, security and surveillance systems for banks, prisons, schools, military bases, airports and homes. Most recently, he was co-inventor and engineering team leader for Kwikset's "Kevo" Bluetooth Smartlock. Troy studied RF Communications and Embedded Microcontrollers to receive his BS in Electrical and Computer Engineering Technology from Purdue University.

Questions about the career lunch speakers? Contact Wendy Bokota, PTSA VP of Programs,  

Sacramento Trip on Education Issues
Juniors and Seniors: Each year the PTSA sponsors 5 students on a trip to Sacramento. The purpose of the trip is to meet with state lawmakers and staff to express public education concerns and ideas, hear from a variety of experts on state education policy, and network with IUSD students, administrators, and school board members. Students attending the trip will go through several information gathering meetings and will be expected to research on their own. This is an exciting opportunity! If you are interested, please fill out the attached application (including teacher recommendation) and return it to Dr. Leslie Roach by January 8th, 2016. Applications are also available in the front office. If you have questions regarding this program please contact Dr. Roach at

California PTA Newsletter in 6 LanguagesThe California State PTA publishes a quarterly newsletter in six languages: English, Spanish, Chinese, Arabic, Tagalog and Vietnamese. In this November edition, read about Local Control Funding Formula (LCFF), California's new assessment program (CAASPP), and education trends at

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