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    Welcome to the WPHS PTA 

    Liz Murray & Suzette Vitale 

    PTA Co-Presidents 

    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! 

     

    Please join us on Thursday May 20, 2021 at 7pm for our final Virtual PTA meeting of the 2020-2021 school year.  We will be voting on the officer slate for the 2021-2022 school year and need all members of WPHS PTA community to attend to achieve a quorum.

    The Nominating Committee has placed the following names in nomination to serve as officers of the WPHS PTA for the 2021-2022 year:

    Vice President (Membership): Deidre Kimble
    Corresponding Secretary: Tina Michell
    Treasurer: Leslie Hickey

     

    OPEN WPHS PTA Executive Board Positions 

    We need you!  Please consider joining the  WPHS PTA Executive Board for the 2021-2022 School year. We still need:  Football Concession Stand Chair(s) and Staff Appreciation Luncheon Chair(s). 

     If you are interested in either position please email us at WPHSPTA@gmail.com.

     

    Please don’t forget to get out and vote on Tuesday May 18, 2021  for the 2021-2022 School Budget  and Board of Education elections.  

    Meet the Candidates running for the BOE at the School Board Candidate Information Forum Tuesday, May 11 at 7pm.  There are four candidates for three seats on the school board. The Candidates are James Hricay, Raina Kadavil, Cayne Letizia, and Rose Lovitich. All candidates will participate in an LWVWP School Board Candidates Forum. 

     Food Truck Fundraisers:  Spring is here--it's the perfect time to bring a Food Truck Fundraiser to your neighborhood!  Email us at WPHSPTA@gmail.com and we will give you the information you need to set up a fun and delicious evening for you and your neighbors.

     

    Membership Update: Thank you to all who have joined or donated.  If you are not a memeber, please join today.

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

     

    WPHS UPCOMING EVENTS:

    May 10th-14th: AP Exams

    Monday, May 10th : Board of Ed Meeting, 7:30pm

    Thursday, May 13th: PTA Council Meeting, 7pm

    Tuesday, May 18th: School Budget vote and Board of Education elections, 12pm-9pm

    Wednesday, May 19th : Board of Ed Meeting, 5:30pm

    Thursday, May 20th: PTA Meeting, 7pm via Zoom

     

    ROCHAMBEAU SCHOOL UPCOMING EVENTS: 

    Monday, May 10th : Board of Ed Meeting, 7:30pm

    Thursday, May 13th: PTA Council Meeting, 7pm

    Tuesday, May 18th: School Budget vote and Board of Education elections, 12pm-9pm

    Wednesday, May 19th : Board of Ed Meeting, 5:30pm

    Thursday, May 20th: PTA Meeting, 7pm via Zoom

     

    HELPFUL SCHOOL LINKS & INFORMATION 

    COVID Communications

    White Plains High School Athletics Web App & Schedules

     

    SCHOOL NEWS 

    WP Midnight Run Club - Food Pantry Donations are being collected.  Please see below for details.

     

    DISTRICT NEWS:

    2020-2021 School Calendar: click here

    COVID-19 Re-opening Information 

     

    COMMUNITY NEWS:

    White Plains Public Library - Expanded tutoring services available with your White Plains library card from Tutor.com via our website.  This is one-to-one tutoring, along with a variety of other services such as standardized test prep.  Click here for more tutoring details.

      

    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 & Suzette Vitale, Co-Presidents 

    Silvia Viciedo-Andrade, Bilingual Liason 

    Amanda Dennis, Corresponding Secretary

    Meryl Stevens, Membership

    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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