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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  2015-2016


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

Tuesday, February 2
7:00pm at YWCA White Plains - Relay For Life Kickoff Party - Learn about Relay For Life and all of the different ways to get involved.
Ror more information contact Katie DiVenuto at 914-397-8865 or katie.divenuto@cancer.orgwww.relayforlife.org/WhitePlainsNY www.facebook.com/RelayForLifeofWhitePlains
Thursday, February 4th
For Parents of Seniors - FAFSA Assistance Night.  Letters were sent out this week.  To make an appointment, please complete the form and send it back to your child's guidance counselor by January 22.
February 6 at 7pmFeb 7 at 3pm
WPHS Musical
Looking ahead...

Wednesday, February 10th
WPHS National Art Honor Society Induction

Thursday, February 11th
WPHS Midwinter Concert I, 7 pm – HS Auditorium (Honors String Ensemble & Symphonic Band)

Thursday, February 11th
The 5th Annual Brain Bee Championship will be held at Burke Rehabilitation Hospital. Students from 9th to 12th grade are encouraged to participate. Burke’s staff of researchers and clinicians will be in attendance to meet with students and talk about the many ways their interest in science led to fulfilling careers. Students will be competing for scholarship money and prizes using a short answer, written quiz format, that is conducive to learning. Participants will be coming from all over Westchester, but we hope White Plains will be well represented - as our home town! For more information contact Janet Goodman at Burke Rehabilitation Hospital jgoodman@burke.org
Monday, February 15 to Friday, February 19
Schools Closed

Saturday, February 27, 2016

10 am - 1 pm, White Plains High School Cafeteria

White Plains Recreation & Parks Camp Fair - Free - All are invited

Children's Entertainment begins at 11am, Free - Popcorn, Balloons and Giveaways

Camp is for everyone - residents and non - residents

The  yearbook is on sale for $65! As in the past, the yearbook is not just for seniors. The entire WPHS community will be featured throughout the book, grades   9-12.  Buy a yearbook today to cherish these memories forever! Order your yearbooks by clicking on the link below.  A 3 month payment plan will be offered upon checkout. http://www.jostens.com/apps/store/productBrowse/1052525/White-Plains-High-School/2016-Yearbook/2015100204175664058/CATALOG_SHOP/?utm_content=Main-CTA-Button&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=YBK_MER116_YbaLowPrice&utm_source=exacttarget&utm_term=Trigger%20Overflow&campaign=127285


 WP PTA Book Donations Needed If you are fall cleaning - DON'T give away those Summer Reading (K-12) and TEST PREP books.  Contact Caroline Furry, dfurrywitt@netzero.com, and you can drop off at her house for the May 2016 PTA FREE Book Celebration!  In addition, if you would like to join our committee and support literacy please let us know.  We are always looking for enthusiastic volunteers!   Please NO preK, coffee table and/or reference books.

Friends of White Plains High School Baseball. The Varsity Baseball team is fundraising for their Spring Training trip to Florida in March. We are selling the lawn signs pictured below. They are $20 each, and a great way for our school community to  show our Tiger Pride!   Please contact Felicia Lotito - rflotito@optonline.net or Maureen DiMarco - dimarco123@aol.com.
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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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