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White Plains High School

   Welcome to the WPHS PTA!
Sandra Alexandrou & Rhonda Herman
PTA Co-Presidents
 WPHS PTA                                                                                            

 Upcoming Events For  2016


Open Position for the 2015-2016 School Year
 - Publicity

Open Positions for the 2016 – 2017 School Year
 - Both co-president positions
 - Snack Bar/Grill (Home football games, Engineering Expo, etc.)
 - Loucks Track Event - Grill
 - Spiritwear
 - Craft Fair – Snack Bar
 - Orientation Evening for 8th Grade Parents
 - Weekly Emails

If you are interested in any of the above positions, please contact Co-Presidents, Rhonda and Sandra, for additional information. We will provide training for all positions.

Rhonda – ronric@aol.com      Sandra – sandra.alexandrou@gmail.com

WPHS PTA Loucks Snack Bar Event
Saturday, May 14th , 2016
We need volunteers for the PTA snack bar at this years Loucks Track &Field Games which will host over 2500 athletes (1000+ just on
Saturday alone) in various track & field events!  So as you can imagine many volunteers are needed throughout the day!
When:  Saturday May 14th Early AM until Late Afternoon
VOLUNTEERS:  We will need help starting from early morning until late afternoon (7:30 am - 5:00 pm).  Please indicate the time you prefer.
FOOD DONATIONS: We need food donations of:  muffins, brownies, fruit,bagged chips or cookies, granola/protein bars, water, Gatorade and pasta salad. Send the items in large plastic bags and we will wrap them. 
Direct all responses/questions to Fran Cignarella Email: gcigna@aol.com 
Please RSVP your dish or volunteer service to Fran before Friday May 13th so she can determine the volume of donations and volunteers!
Food Drop Off Locations:
Donated food items can be dropped off either: phone:  325-6091/686-1104
Friday 5/13 - ALL DAY – in the coolers on Fran’s front porch:  38 Hazelton Drive (off Ridgeway near Old Mamaroneck Ave.)
Or Saturday 5/14 – 8AM until 2PM  WPHS LOUCKS STADIUM (Use Bryant Ave. entrance, and make immediate left- notify security you are dropping off food. Snack Bar will be set up at the FIELD HOUSE, near parking lot @ Loucks Stadium)
GOOD LUCK to all of our participating athletes!!
Tuesday, April 26th
7pm Underclassman Awards Night

Wednesday, April 27th
Spring Concert I

White Plains City School District - Town Meetings - EVERYONE IS WELCOME!  Planning for the September 2017 Expansion of the Elementary Dual Language Program

    April  28th      Centro Hispano     7pm (Spanish)

FORMAT:  A short presentation by Dr. Paul R. Fried, Superintendent of Schools and staff, followed by community input and discussion. The mission of the White Plains City School District is to educate and inspire all students, while nurturing their dreams, so they learn continually, think critically, pursue their aspirations and contribute to a diverse and dynamic world.

Best regards,
Dr. Paul R. Fried
Distrito Escolar de la Ciudad de White Plains Próximas Reuniones Ciudadanas Todos Son Bienvenidos! Planificando la Expansión del Programa de Dos Idiomas en Primaria para Septiembre, 2017.

   April  28th      Centro Hispano   7pm (Spanish)

FORMATO:  Una presentación corta por el Dr. Paul R. Fried, Superintendente de Escuelas y el personal, seguido por aportación de la comunidad y conversación.  La misión del Distrito Escolar de la Ciudad de White Plains es la de educar y motivar a todos los alumnos para que, mientras que cultivamos sus sueños, tengan un aprendizaje continuado, piensen críticamente, persigan sus aspiraciones,  y contribuyan a un mundo diverso y dinámico.

Dr. Paul R. Fried

Tuesday, April 26th
7pm Underclassman Awards Night

Wednesday, April 27th
7pm, Auditorium - Spring Concert I - Symphonic and Jazz Band

Through April 30
The Concert Closet is a project aimed at making sure all students are able to fully participate in the White Plains music program by providing concert dress clothes to students who otherwise may have trouble affording them.  Concert Closet donation boxes are in the WPHS Main Office and music wing.  Please donate lightly used white and black dress shirts, mens’ and womens’ dress shoes, black pants, and concert dresses to Concert Closet in order to help each student feel included in the White Plains music community!"

Looking ahead...

Wednesday.May 4th
WPHS Walk/Bike to School Day - see attached flyer for details

Saturday, May 7th
10am to 12pm at Eastview Middle School. WP PTA FREE BOOK CELEBRATION. We are giving away 10,000 books for FREE!!!  Contact Caroline Furry, dfurrywitt@netzero.com for additional information.
Tuesday, May 17
2016-17 Budget Vote and Board Election will take place from noon to 9:00 p.m. If you any have budget questions, comments or concerns, please email Fred Seiler at fredseiler@wpcsd.k12.ny.us or your Board of Education members  http://www.whiteplainspublicschools.org/Page/26 

Friday, June 3rd
Please note new date - the Annual Staff Appreciation lunch has been changed to June 3rd to accommodate those who are observing Passover.

Staff Appreciation Luncheon
Happy Spring!  Each year, the high school PTA gives thanks to the teachers, staff and administrators that work hard each and every day to ensure the education, safety and well being of our students.  This is done with a wonderful luncheon that is partly catered and also through donations of our families.  We are seeking help with set up, serving and clean up.  We are also looking for donations of bottled water, baked goods, a favorite dish and fresh fruit (apples, bananas, oranges.)  If you are available to help in any way, please contact Lori Hardy at HardyL1@aol.com or (914) 216-9185.  Please indicate specifically what you can donate and if you are able to come to school to assist.  It is a great way to meet the teachers, staff and administrators!  Thank you in advance and please reach out to me if you have any questions, concerns or suggestions.
Help is needed on June 3rd at the following times:
Set up - 9:45 to 10:45
Clean Up -12:45 - 1:30 pm
Drving - 11:00 to 12:45

Join the PTA! Membership supports the PTA's efforts to advocate for our students, the PTA Senior Recognition Fund, grants for teachers to enhance the students' experiences parent and student programs, and more. Click here for membership form:  http://www.whiteplainspublicschools.org/Page/1293  or contact us at wphspta@gmail.com for more information. 


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