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    Welcome to the WPHS PTA
    Lori Hardy & Denise Serra
    PTA Co-Presidents
     
     
     

    High School News

     

    Upcoming Events:

    Please follow @WPHS_PTA on Twitter for events and information!

     

    12/10-Sunday: (new date) WPHS PTA Annual Craft Fair, HS Cafeteria 11-4pm.  Join us today for shopping and refreshments!!!  

    12/10-Sunday: (new date) Harry Jefferson Basketball Showcase.   

    12/14-Thursday: Winter Concert II (Symphony Orchestra, Choir, & Treble Choir) in HS Auditorium                           

                                                         

     Rochambeau Events / News

     

    Upcoming Events:                                                                        

    12/11- Monday: Senior Picture Day/Retake Day

     

    12/14-Thursday: Coffee House Event sponsored by English Dept + World Languages Dept., Media Center

                                               

    Ongoing Events/ Fundraisers/ Important Information

     

    Practice ACT at WPHS:  On January 25, 2018 WPHS Juniors can take a practice ACT.  Registration required.  It is free and comes with an individual detailed score report of strengths and weaknesses.  See flyer attached for more details. ACT Test

     

    Guidance Dept News:  Click here for the Guidance Dept Oct. Bulletin  

                                                          

    WP PTA Book Donations Needed:  If you are fall cleaning - DON'T give away those Summer Reading (K-12) and TEST PREP books. Contact Caroline Furry dfurrywitt@netzero.com or Caroline Staab staabcaro@yahoo.com, and you can drop off at their homes for the May 2018 PTA FREE Book Celebration!  In addition, if you would like to join our committee and support literacy please let us know.  We are always looking for enthusiastic volunteers!   Please no preK, coffee table books and/or reference books..  See attached flyers for more information.                              

     School District Events / News:   

     

    All About the Budget:  All About the budget 2018-2019 click here

                         

              Community Corner:       

                               

    Facts about Vaping:   see REVISED PDF attached Facts About Vaping   

     

    Daily Announcements... A great way to get daily information is to check out the "Daily Announcements" on the High School website. For WPHS announcements click here  for Rochambeau announcements click here.

     

    Links of Interest:

    New York State PTA - Advocacy, Resources

    http://www.nyspta.org/

     

    Westchester East Putnam Region PTA - Advocacy, Health & Wellness, Parent Engagement, Special Needs Education, Hispanic Outreach

    http://home.wepr-pta.org/

     

    White Plains School District - Board of Education, Strategic Plan, Meeting Dates, Past Minutes

    https://www.whiteplainspublicschools.org/Page/26

     

    City of White Plains Common Council - Agendas, Adopting budgets, Calendar

    http://www.cityofwhiteplains.com/index.aspx?nid=90

     

    City of White Plains Youth Bureau - Programs, Calendar, Results

    http://whiteplainsyouthbureau.org/index.php?id=3

     

    White Plains Public Library - News and Programs, The Edge, The Trove and The Hub

    https://whiteplainslibrary.org/

     

    Join the PTA for 2017-2018 school year....

    Membership supports the PTA's efforts to advocate for our students, the Senior Recognition Fund, grants for teachers to enhance the students' experiences, parent and student programs and more...Click here for online membership form or use the membership form attached or contact wphspta@gmail.com 

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     PTA Information....

    Membership supports the PTA's efforts to advocate for our students, the Senior Recognition Fund, grants for teachers to enhance the students' experiences, parent and student programs and more...Click here for membership form:

    https://nyspta.force.com/newmemberregistration?unit=18-062 or 

    contact us at wphspta@gmail.com for more information.  

      
     
     The Goals of PTA are:

     

    • to promote the welfare of children and youth in home, school, community, and place of worship.
    • to raise the standards of home life.
    • to secure adequate laws for the care and protection of children and youth.
    • to bring into closer relation the home and the school, that parents and teachers may cooperate intelligently in the education of children and youth.
    • to develop between educators and the general public such united efforts as will secure for all children and youth the highest advantages in physical, mental, social, and spiritual education.      

     

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