Wildcat Chats 

These monthly events, hosted by Principals Balmat, Mangold and Carman provide an opportunity for parents to hear about happenings at Stanley and ask questions.  Join fellow parents, meet the administrative team, and learn about our wonderful school.


  • August 12 at 10 am: Wildcat Chat & PTA Welcome - Download & Listen to Recording Here (campus tour, Academy, meet the PTA Exec Board, PAC and LPIE reps, important reminders from PTA)
  • September 16 at 9:30 am & PTA Meeting - Listen to Recording Here and/or Download Slides Here (updates from the school around student behavior/needs and important suggestions for parenting in the middle school years)
  • October 21, 10:00am: Wildcat Chat and PTA General Meeting - Register Here
  • December 9, 10:00am: Wildcat Chat and PTA General Meeting
  • January 13, 10:00am: Wildcat Chat 
  • February 17, 10:00am: Wildcat Chat
  • March 17, 10:00am: Wildcat Chat and PTA General Meeting
  • April 28, 10:00am: Wildcat Chat & PTA Meeting 

Wildcat Chats are recorded and will be posted online here for anyone unable to attend.


Topics will vary and may include:

  • Bell Schedule and New Academy Class

  • Orientation for New Students

  • Textbook and Chromebook Distribution 

  • Updates from PTA on Communication and Community

  • Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging

  • Student Clubs and other Activities
  • Learning how we support students during the ups and downs of middle school

Wildcat Chat dates, times, topics and links will be communicated through our Wildcat Weekly Newsletter. All parents and caregivers who create an account here on our PTA website will be registered to receive our Wildcat Weekly Newsletter.



2020-21  Wildcat Chats


In addition to receiving an email, you can also find LafSD communications below. 

  • 7/28/2021 - 2021-22 School Year Updates - Email (Public Health Guidance and Classroom Practices, Independent Study - New Rules, Recesses and Lunches, Food Service Program, Parents on Campus, Sports, Music and Other Campus Activities, Keeping our Community Safe, District Leadership Update, Town Hall and Governing Board Meetings)