About Us

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Whoooo are the Vernon Owls?

Vernon’s PTA (Parent Teacher Association ) welcomes all people of every color, language, ethnicity, origin, ability, sexual orientation, gender expression, marital status, and life situation. We are a beautiful diverse school community. Join us ­ we are stronger when everyone’s voice is heard.

Our kids say it best – listen to the Vernon School Song

What does the Vernon PTA do? We advocate for…


  • Music Education
  • Art Enhancements
  • Passport Club
  • Star Base Science for 5th graders
  • Track Team Support
  • Advocate for Vernon Kids with the School District and City and State Governments


  • Field Trip Funds – $300 per teacher
  • Teacher Grants – $100 per teacher
  • IB Support
  • Teacher Appreciation Week
  • Classroom Support
  • Artists in Residence
  • Stipend for the Garden Coordinator


  • PTA Meetings – Second Wednesday of each month from 5:45 to 7:30pm
  • Child Care at Monthly PTA Meetings
  • PTA Website, Google Group Email List, Vernon PTA Facebook, Backpack Flyers
  • Family Nights – Recess Night, Back-to-School Night, Holiday Sing-A-Long, Carnival and more
  • PTA Clothing Center Support


  • School Yard Improvement, Basketball, Futsal Soccer & Volleyball Courts
  • Garden Work Parties
  • Library Books
  • PE Equipment
  • Mural and Stage Improvements in the Multipurpose Room

Become a member of the Vernon School PTA and enhance your neighborhood school!