PTSA 2019-2020 Board

  • President, Toni Arzillo
  • VP Membership, Mireya Gill
  • VP Ways and Means, TuShauna Jones
  • VP Volunteer Coordinator, Vanessa Spencer
  • VP Programs, Lisa Tolnay-Walden
  • Parliamentarian, Linda Hernandez
  • Treasurer, Sonya Siquira
  • Secretary, Teri Andre
  • Auditor, Tracy Stewart
  • Historian, All Student Members
  • Hospitality Chair, Shane Steinfeld

2019-2020 Room Parent Liaisons:

  • Chair Person: Natasha Collura
  • 4th Grade: Shayna Roberts
  • 5th Grade: Stefani McMahon
  • 6th Grade: Syliva Tuckman
  • 7th Grade: Chrystal Thomas & Natasha Collura
  • 8th Grade: Kim Hunnefeld

Volunteer Opportunities

We are always looking for more volunteers throughout the year. If you are interested in helping or joining us please email

Everyone is welcome to attend our monthly board meetings held the 2nd Wednesday of every month in the the staff room from 4pm-5pm.

Why You'll Love La Mesa Arts Academy

  • Underlying principle in all instruction will be an emphasis on character and leadership
  • Offer our students a rigorous and meaningful academic program infused with the arts, featuring a comprehensive, interdisciplinary, standards-based arts curriculum that promotes character, community involvement and leadership skills
  • A specialist teaches every child in core academic, elective and physical education classes
  • Students receive foundational coursework in the arts that serves as a prerequisite for future conservatory studies
  • Proud partners with many community organizations including Arms Wide Open Productions and San Diego Youth Services
  • Open to students throughout the LMSV attendance area as well as those from outlying communities in greater San Diego County
  • An enrollment packet must be completed for students wishing to attend

Enroll Today!

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District Spotlight

LMSV The Lens of Equity

LMSV has a commitment to ensuring high levels of learning for each and every child. Watch this video to learn about our focus on equity and our partnerships with San Diego State University focused on equity.


LMSV Teacher of the Year Salute to Teachers

Enjoy this wonderful video produced by SDCOE celebrating the achievement of Manny and the impact he makes with students and his community each and every day. 



Enjoy this video compilation of footage from students and teachers from all of our school sites showcasing our district values of equity, inclusion and HEART.