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    Welcome to the WPHS PTA 

    Liz Murray 

    PTA President

    mailto:wphspta@gmail.com

     
     
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    High School News

     

    Please follow @WPHS_PTA on Twitter for events and information!

    Please "Like" and "Follow" @WPHSPTA on Facebook! 

     

    Membership Update: Thank you to all who have joined or donated.  

    If you are not a member, please join today.

    https://whiteplainshs-pta.new.memberhub.store/store

     

      

    THANK YOU VOLUNTEERS!
    PTA Concession Stand

    Thanks to all who volunteered for our first football game concession stand this past Friday!  Our Tigers won and we had a successful fundraiser.  Our next concession stand is Friday, September 24th. Please contact Sheila McAndrew, PTA Football Concession Chairperson for more information about volunteering.  Shmcandrew@gmail.com

     

    WPHS UPCOMING EVENTS:

    MONDAY 9/13 & TUESDAY 9/14:  Underclassmen Pictures taken during Physical Education Class 

    THURSDAY, 9/16:  Yom Kippur - Schools & Offices Closed!

    FRIDAY, 9/17:  WPHS Football Game - HOME vs. Roy C. Ketcham; game starts 6pm

    Thursday, 9/23 - WPHS PTA MEETING & GUIDANCE PRESENTATION
    6:30PM via zoom

    The PTA meeting will start promptly at 6:30 pm followed by an introduction from Mr. Martinez and the high school administrative staff and a guidance presentation. Although the guidance presentation is designed for parents/guardians of freshmen and other students new to White Plains High School, all parents are welcome to attend.  More information and a zoom link to follow.

    FRIDAY 9/24:  WPHS Football Game - HOME vs. Scarsdale; game starts 6pm

    THURSDAY 9/30:  WPHS Open House at 6:30pm

     

    ROCHAMBEAU SCHOOL UPCOMING EVENTS: 

    THURSDAY, 9/16:  Yom Kippur - Schools & Offices Closed!

     

    COMMUNITY NEWS

    White Plains Library, Starting Thursday 9/16:  New Program for Young Writers!
    The White Plains Library is excited to announce we have a new program for young writers in grades 4-12 which will begin next Thursday, September 16 afterschool at 4:00pm.  The program will be prep for partaking in National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) in November, along with just fun writing activities and discussion.  More information about the virtual program and how to register here:  https://whiteplainslibrary.org/2021/08/nanowrimo-young-novelists/

    City Of White Plains Fall & Winter 2021-2022:  The Recreation and Parks Guide for Fall/Winter is now available.  Registration now ongoing.

    Click here for full guide. 

     

    HELPFUL SCHOOL LINKS & INFORMATION   

    DISTRICT NEWS:

    2020-2021 School Calendar: click here

    COVID-19 Re-opening Information 

     

     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  https://weprpta.com 

     

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

    https://whiteplainslibrary.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

     

    Join the PTA...

     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...

    To join the WPHS PTA, Click here for online registration,

    print the attached Membership Form or contact wphspta@gmail.com

     

    Questions/Comments:

    Liz Murray, Presidents 

    Deidre Kimble, VP Membership

    Tina Michell, Corresponding Secretary

    Contact: wphspta@gmail.com 

     

    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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