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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!

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    JOIN THE PTA!!

    CLICK HERE TO JOIN THE PTA

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

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    Hello White Plains Tiger Families!

    *Please e-mail the Nominating Committee at wphspta@gmail.com to learn more about these awesome opportunities!  

     

    WPHS PTA Open Executive Board Positions

    President or Two Co-Presidents: 2-year term, 2022-2024 (July 1, 2022- June 30, 2024)

    Position Description:

    Oversees an outstanding executive team as they manage their various functions of WPHS PTA, i.e. Finance, Fundraising, Advocacy, Senior Award program, Educational Grant program, etc.

    Holds 6 General PTA meetings and 5-6 Executive Board meetings per school year.

    Attends monthly WP PTA Council meetings.

    Responsible for proforma insurance, food permit, etc. filings, done annually via simple renewal procedure.

    Meets with the WPHS Principal (monthly,) and the Director of Rochambeau (as needed.)

    Recording Secretary:  2-year term, 2022-2024 (July 1, 2022 - June 30 2024)

    Position Description:

    Records all business transacted at meetings of the association and its executive board, and presents the minutes for approval at the next meeting

    Has on hand for reference at each meeting a copy of the: Approved bylaws and procedures (standing rules), Agenda, Minutes of previous meetings, including treasurer’s reports, list of unfinished business, list of committees, chairmen and members, etc.

    In consultation with and at the request of the president, assists in the preparation of a meeting agenda.

    Reads and/or distributes printed copies of the minutes of any previous meeting for approval.

    Counts a vote when requested by the presiding officer.

    WPHS PTA Open Event Chairperson Positions  (No term limit)

    Football Concession Stand Chairperson (3-4 Friday night home football games in the fall) --We're excited that we have someone to Chair this position, but they are more than happy to co-chair if you are interested.

    Engineering Expo Concession Stand Chairperson (a Sunday usually in March or April)

    *Please e-mail the Nominating Committee at wphspta@gmail.com to learn more about these awesome opportunities!  

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     SPIRIT WEAR 

    The on-line Spirit Wear Store has your favorite warm weather items to get you through these chilly days…..check out what's available in the store by clicking here!

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    LOUCKS GAMES / TRACK EVENT
    VOLUNTEERS & DONATIONS NEEDED
     Saturday, May 14

    We need VOLUNTEERS and DONATIONS of drinks and snacks for the PTA's snack bar at the Loucks Games at WPHS on Saturday, May 14th.  This elite track meet draws a huge crowd (hundreds of people) and is a major fundraising opportunity for the PTA.  

    To VOLUNTEER:
    https://www.signupgenius.com/go/60b0e4ca8ac2ea75-wphs
    It's an all-day event, but there are several shifts and you just need to sign up for one (although we'd love to have you all-day).  Do you love to grill?  We especially need you!  Please show off your talent and make this event a success! 

    To DONATE:
     https://www.signupgenius.com/go/60B0E4CA8AC2EA75-loucks2 
    We need donations of water, Gatorade (20-ouce bottles if possible, please) and snacks (single-serving bags of any kind of chips or cookies) and boxes of granola or Clif bars.  

    Questions?  Contact Beth Stanton at bethstanton68@gmail.com

     WPHS & WPHS & ROSHAMBEAU UPCOMING EVENTS:

    Monday 05/02 - Friday 05/13:  WPHS AP Exams

    Monday, 05/09/22:  Board of Education Meeting - 7:30pm at Ed House

    Wednesday, 05/11/22:  PTA Council Meeting - 7pm; Virtual Meeting
    *Meeting link will be provided closer to the date.


    Sunday, 05/15/22:  “It's Her Time” Scholarship - Application Deadline

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    Sunday 05/22/22:  Freedom Fighters Charity 5K 2022

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    Friday, 06/03/22:  WPYB Youth Employment Services - Application Deadline

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    Thursday 06/16/22:  Class of 2022 - SENIOR BREAKFAST
    Parent/Family Volunteers Needed!  This is event is a tradition here at WPHS and is a famously popular event for Graduating Seniors!  Please click the Sign-up Genius Link to help serve breakfast and/or run the coffee bar at this event.

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    WHITE PLAINS LIBRARY

     Jewish Museum Pass Giveaway:  WP Library Museum Passes Program
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    The Library has a subscription to the Jewish Museum as part of our Museum Passes Program. But the Museum has generously provided us with several guest passes that you can use once, without worrying about picking it up or returning. Interested? Then email Sandra McDaniel (smcdaniel@whiteplainslibrary.org) with your name and address. We will mail two passes to the first 12 people who respond. Enjoy!

    Take care,
    Brian Kenney
    Library Director
    bkenney@whiteplainslibrary.org

    Thursdays, May 5th - June 2nd:  Chinese Culture and Language Classes

     

    April 1 thru June 30:  Harriet Tubman, Journey of Freedom Programs and Events

    Find a listing of the Library's Harriet Tubman events here.

    *The full listing of community-wide programs and events can be found here.
     

     

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    Free Online Tutoring & Homework Help

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    CITY OF WHITE PLAINS

    Spring/Summer 2022:  The Recreation and Parks 2022

    The Recreation and Parks 2022

    Spring/Summer Guide

    Available on-line or at the Recreation Office beginning March 14. Visit www.cityofwhiteplains.com to learn all about the exciting programs and activities being offered. rec

     

    4/20/22 - 11/23/22:  White Plains Farmers Market - NOW OPEN!

     

    May 11, 16 & 18:  White Plains Summer Competitive Swim Team Tryouts

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    Summer 2022 Employment:  Camp Counselors

     

    Saturday, 05/21/22:  Outdoor Movie “Harriet”

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    Monday, 5/30/22:  Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony

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    HELPFUL SCHOOL LINKS & 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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