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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! 

     

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    Happy Thanksgiving WP Tiger Families! 

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    "We must find the time to stop and thank the people who make a difference in our lives."
    ~John F. Kennedy
     

    Thank you to all of our parents, teachers, staff and administrators! We appreciate all you do for our children and community.  Enjoy your Thanksgiving!  

     

    PTA MEETING

    Speaking of Thank You…. Thanks to all who attended our PTA meeting this past Thursday, and thank you to our guest speakers - Mr. Martinez, Ms. Figueroa, Mr. Vitiello, Mr. Harrison, & Mr. Shanahan.  Their presentation on the safety policies and procedures at the High School was very informative and comforting. 

    Mark your calendars - - - our next PTA meeting is January 20, 2022. 

    SPIRIT WEAR SALE

     Be on the lookout for our next in-person sale as well as our online store which is coming soon.

     MEMBERSHIP
    Friendly Reminder…Please click on this link to join:
    https://whiteplainshs-pta.memberhub.com/store?category=Memberships.

    Keep in mind, $11 of your $15 goes directly to support our programs.  A big Tiger thank you to those who have joined!

     CRAFT FAIR

    Scheduled for December 11, 2021.  Please e-mail us at wphscraftsfair@gmail.com, if you are interested in being a vendor or would like to volunteer.   

    FOOD TRUCKS

    Want to make your neighbors happy AND support the WPHS PTA?  Host a Food Truck in your neighborhood.  It's easy and yummy.  Please email us at wphspta@gmail.com for more information. 

     

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    WPHS UPCOMING EVENTS:

    TUESDAY 11/23:  PTA Council Meeting @ 7pm, Virtual (Link to be provided)

    THURSDAY 11/25:  Thanksgiving Day (Schools & Offices Closed)

    FRIDAY 11/26:  Thanksgiving Vacation (Schools & Offices Closed)

    SUNDAY 11/28:  First Night of Hanukkah 

    WHITE PLAINS HIGH SCHOOL YEARBOOKS!

    Scan Code to buy a yearbook or submit photos to the yearbook staff

    Yearbook

     

    ROSHAMBEAU UPCOMING EVENTS:

    WEDNESDAY 11/24:  Coffee House - Period 6, Media Center (12:30 - 1:15pm) 

     

    COMMUNITY NEWS

    White Plains Library: Click here to View full November Calendar of Events

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    November is Native American Heritage Month
    Find our staff recommended reading lists for adult and children here

     

    December 2021 Events for Children, Teens & Families
    Click here to View full December Calendar of Events

    *Wednesday 12/01 @ 7pm:  Poetry Slam & Open Mic

    Register here to register to attend or perform.
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    *Thursday 12/02:  Virtual Author Visit with Scott Reintgen

    Registration Link for 12/2 Scott Reintgen Visit
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    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. 

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    Ice rink

     

    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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