AASTAGGAA 2017 APPEAL FOR DONATIONS

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To all Stagg Alumni—This is our annual fund-raising appeal. Everything that we can do to support current Stagg students is dependent on your response. As students settle into the routine of the school year, the Alumni Association has already received applications from teachers for funds to enrich student learning. We hope you will consider joining us in their support. Please take time to write a check, or go online and contribute. And pass the word along to your classmates.

We have been fortunate to have received strong support from a core group of alumni, particularly in the class of 1965, who contribute every year. A growing number of reunion classes have made contributions, and Chase Chevrolet has been a steadfast supporter. After six years, we have a solid base on which to build.

However, if we are to grow our support for campus programs, we must enlarge the number of our active supporters. If you have given in the past, please stick with us, and give again. If you missed last year, please come back—we lost about 20 of you last year. And if you have promised to send a check but not followed through, please do so now. To put it in the bluntest possible terms, we need more of our alumni to respond to this appeal. Last year was the first since we began in which contributions declined. We need to do better for Stagg.

Through the generosity of the family and friends of Gary Wong, ’75, the Alumni Association is administering a fund dedicated to Stagg’s band program. After a year of planning, a new program is beginning this fall in which UOP instrumental students will give lessons and sectionals at Stagg to our students. We have funding for two years, and hope the program will continue through additional gifts. Please contact me if you would like a fuller description.

Thank you very much for your support. We are making a difference in the lives of today’s Stagg students.

Stewart Jacoby ’65, President
A.A. Stagg High School Alumni Association

Thanks to our Alumni Board members for their service: Linda Driver ‘65, Vice President; Martha Hawley ’71, Secretary; Judy Foster ’65; Don Smiley; Rita Jacoby ’66; Pam Curtin ’71. And thanks also to Charles Tillery 1993, who continues to serve as webmaster from his new home in Illinois. We have room for others who would like to work with us on this very worthwhile effort.


Contributions may be made 

by mail to  PO Box 77814 Stockton CA 95267

(checks payable to A.A. Stagg Alumni Association)

or by PayPal at:  http://www.aastaggaa.com/donate/

The Stagg High School Alumni Association is a 501c3 nonprofit organization.

Tax number 46-5333829

Questions? Contact Stewart Jacoby at staggalumni@gmail.com 


The Alumni Association was created in 2010 to:

  • Help connect our alumni to each other and to Stagg High School.
  • Promote Stagg High School in the community.
  • Support the Stagg community as it educates the next generation of Stagg students.

Join us! We are working to have all Stagg alumni sign up so that we have good class and contact information. No information will be shared with anyone outside the Association. Your class can use our resources to reach you with information about your reunion and other class activities. We will keep you informed about important events at Stagg and offer opportunities for you to support our efforts. Email staggalumni@gmail.com, or sign up on the website.

Help us! In the last four years we have funded roughly $20,000 in programs. With your help, we will do much more. We have

  • Subsidized Advanced Placement exam fees;
  • Funded a new amplifier for the theater;
  • Purchased two guitarrons for Stagg’s mariachi band; arranged for donated repair of Stagg’s string instruments by a professional luthier.
  • Helped to fund field trips for biology, Yearbook, Stagg Line, language department programs, student clubs and organizations.
  • Financed speakers on campus.
  • Funded the inauguration of an exciting “Music Olympiad” event, now in its third year, and a model for music education in our area.
  • Purchased computers, solar boat and prosthetic arm supplies for Stagg’s MESA team (3rd in Calif. this year, has won first in U.S. twice).

Please give generously!  Every cent you give goes to support Stagg High School and its students.  Stagg needs you!

Class of 1977 (40th) Reunion

WHO:
Class of 1977

WHAT:
COST:$ 70.00
OTHER INFO: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/109883562554/
**** Do you like to bake? We are looking for a few more people to bake a DESSERT (just 1 batch) for our REUNION. No pressure to do so. If you love to bake, contact Josephine. Disregard if you already contacted me a couple months ago. Questions??? Contact Reunion Coordinator Martha Cashore Carey on Facebook.
DON’T FORGET – send us contact info for any of our classmates (due to busing – we opened it to anyone who attended Stagg at least one year, even if you graduated in ’77 at another school).

WHERE:
Hilton Hotel off of March Lane
2323 Grand Canal Blvd,
Stockton, CA 95207
USA

WHEN:
Septemper 22, 2017 @ 7:00 pm (No Host Bar, Hilton, Pre-Reunion)
September 23, 2017 @ 6:00 pm – 11:30 pm (Main Event)

WHY:
40th Class Reunion

HOW:
Contact: Josephine (Stagg1977@yahoo.com) or Martha Cashore Carey (209-513-8655)

https://www.facebook.com/groups/109883562554/

 

SUSD Public High School Survey

All Amos Alonzo Stagg High Alumni, over 23 years of age, are invited to participate in a survey of graduates of Stockton’s public high schools (SUSD). Chavez Principal Will Nelson is studying educational outcomes as part of his doctoral dissertation, and needs to find as many participants as possible. Your participation will allow him to analyze the effectiveness of SUSD’s educational programs for Stockton’s students. The survey monkey form will require about 10 minutes to complete.

Go online to https://surveymonkey.com/r/BCPGGMQ

Thank you for your time and support,

Amos Alonzo Stagg Alumni Association

AASTAGGAA August 2016 Appeal for Donations

To all Stagg Alumni—As the current generation of Stagg students completes their first week of the 2016-2017 school year, we want to extend to you the opportunity to be part of their lives.
The A.A. Stagg High School Alumni Association collects donations from alumni and distributes funds to faculty and staff support quality education programs at Stagg. This email is our annual appeal for contributions; please write a check or go online to support our work.

We have been fortunate to have received strong support from a number of alumni, particularly in the class of 1965. In addition to these individual gifts, we want to acknowledge substantial gifts from the class of 1965 and Chase Chevrolet. Contributions have grown each year since 2010, but we can do more. Our ability to fund exceptional educational opportunities at Stagg is measured by your generosity.

If you have given in the past, please continue. If you have not, please join our effort.

Want news of Stagg? We sent out a review of the 2015-6 school year three weeks ago. Contact staggalumni@gmail.com if you didn’t get it.

Thank you very much for your support. We are making a difference in the lives of today’s Stagg students.

Stewart Jacoby ’65, President
A.A. Stagg High School Alumni Association

Thanks to our Alumni Board members for their service: Linda Driver ‘65, Vice President; Martha Hawley ’71, Secretary; Charles Tillery 1993, Treasurer; Judy Foster ’65; Janwyn Funamura ’67; Rita Jacoby ’66; Pam Curtin ’71; Josephine Swenson ‘77

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Contributions may be made by mail to PO Box 77814 Stockton CA 95267
(checks payable to A.A. Stagg Alumni Association)

or by PayPal at: http://www.aastaggaa.com/donate/

The Stagg High School Alumni Association is a 501c3 nonprofit organization.
Tax number 46-5333829
Questions? Contact Stewart Jacoby at staggalumni@gmail.com

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Plan to join us for the 4th annual Alumni Tailgate Party at the football stadium on campus, Friday, September 16, when the Varsity and J.V. teams play Lodi. We start at 5:30. This event is sponsored by Chase Chevrolet. Come for the food and connections, stay for the games. No charge for Tailgate, but there is a charge by the Stagg athletic department to enter the stadium.
Join us as well for the Annual Meeting of the Alumni Association membership: Stagg library, 10:00 a.m. Saturday, November 5, 2016.
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Stagg High School Alumni Association year-end report to Alumni 2016

In a few weeks, the Stagg High School Alumni Association will contact you to ask that you join our efforts to enrich the educational experience for this generation of Delta Kings. Please leave room in your August budget for a contribution to the Alumni Association.

Alumni Association Grants in 2015-2016:
The Alumni Association provided the following grants on campus in 2016:
MESA (engineering) $500 Arduino computers for prosthetic arm program
Yearbook $1200 convention costs (18 students)
Stagg Line $750 convention costs (partial hotel costs for 8)
French Club $850 bus costs—Monterrey Language Institute trip
Gay Straight alliance $200 lunches for Harvey Milk museum visit (SF)
Music department $1000 music festival (see description below)
TOTAL: $4500

The Alumni Association is working with Stagg’s teachers and staff to expand the number and reach of programs which can use our resources to enrich the educational opportunities at Stagg.

Plan to join us for the 4th annual Alumni Tailgate Party at the football stadium on campus, Friday, September 16, when the Varsity and J.V. teams play Lodi. This event is sponsored by Chase Chevrolet. Come for the food and connections, stay for the game. Football admission is charged at the gate.

Annual Meeting of the Alumni Association’s membership: Stagg library, 10:00 a.m. Saturday, November 5, 2016.

The Alumni Association Board meets monthly eleven times a year. You are welcome to attend—contact President Stewart Jacoby at staggalumni@gmail.com. Ask about joining the Board and becoming more involved.

The Alumni Board is careful with your contributions; virtually every cent given goes to campus programs. Board members often fund operating costs out of their own pockets. We are a 501(c)3 non-profit organization; your contributions are tax deductible.

Stewart Jacoby, Association President

Alumni Association Board: Stewart Jacoby, Linda Driver, Charles Tillery, Rita Jacoby, Martha Hawley, Janwyn Funamura, Josephine Swenson, Judy Foster, Pam Curtin.

What follows is an end of year report on the Association’s work, and a snapshot of the accomplishments of Stagg students over the past year, to reconnect you to the life of our school. Stagg’s students deserve your support.

Stagg’s 2016 graduating class:

Stagg graduated 273 seniors on May 31—a 90% graduation rate. Of these, 110 were “UC Ready”, having completed all heightened requirements for acceptance to a UC or CSU program. Eighty were accepted to CSU/UC campuses; 150 have registered for fall classes at Delta College, most in the college prep track; 10 students have signed up for military service. Stagg graduates will be matriculating at Stanford University, UOP, UCLA, Cal Berkeley, Davis and other campuses. Scholarship offers to this year’s graduates totaled nearly $290,000.

Two of six scholarships awarded by the California Retired Teachers Association in San Joaquin County to “aspiring teachers” went to Stagg students. One student has been named to UOP’s Community Involvement Program (CIP), which provides full scholarship support for four years.
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