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Hey WPMS Families! Whatcha doing after school?!

Did you know that WPMS has 25 clubs and activities for students? 
That students can stay after school and get homework help? 
That new Modified Sports start each season?

Studies show that kids who are involved in school sponsored extra-curricular activities do better academically and have fewer absences!

Come and learn about extra-curricular activities at the Middle School and how your student can get involved and become more connected to their school!

Wednesday, October 19
Highlands Middle School 

Parent Express



October 16, 2016

Eastview News - 10.17 - 10.21

Eastview's Anti-bullying committee

Check out the Anti-Bullying Committee’s Facebook page------ Eastview Humanity Project.  

Boys Soccer

Boys’ Soccer club with Mr. Lopez starts Tuesday, October 18th.  There will be 2 groups that will meet during the week:  Sign-up logs will be hung on the announcement board across from the main office.   
•Group One (G-1) will meet on Tuesday, October 18th (will continue to meet on Tuesdays) 
•Group two (G-2) will meet on Friday, October 21st.    (Will continue to meet on Fridays) 


The S.O. is kicking off our 4th Annual Adopt a Soldier program . This year Eastview has adopted Sergeant Pedro Rosas.  We will collect items for him and his squad beginning today through November 10.  In the past we have sent 8 to 10 large boxes of items for the soldiers deployed in other countries- let’s try to break this record and send 11 boxes this year. Here are the items the soldiers have requested: Shampoo, Body Wash, Razors, Shaving Cream, Toothbrushes, Toothpaste, Wipes, Playing Cards,  
Beef jerky, Protein bars, Candy, Gum, Powdered Drink Mixes, Workout Supplements 

Homework help!

Homework help will begin Tuesday, October 18.  Students must sign up for homework help during their lunch periods.  We will have three rooms and meet on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays.  You must sign up each day that you want to stay.  Homework help starts at 2:35 and ends at 4:05.  Please do not sign up unless you have homework.  You will not be allowed to stay unless you have signed up that day.  

Astorino's "Challenge in Education"

County Executive Rob Astorino has once again issued his ACE challenge to all Westchester students in grades 6 through 12.  Achieve a final G.P.A of at least 3.8, 95% or “A” average, or better (depending on your school’s grading system) AND/OR perfect attendance for the entire school year and receive a free season pass to Playland. Interested students who want to take the challenge can go to www.westchestergov.com/ace and sign up.   The deadline for students to sign up for the “Astorino Challenge in Education” (ACE) to November 11, 2016.   

Veterna's Day video

The Eastview Art and Music Departments are once again working together to create a video tribute to our veterans.  This video honoring the friends and family members of the Eastview community who have served our country in the armed forces will be presented during our “Veterans Day Musical Salute!” on Thursday, November 10th.  This year’s video tribute to our veterans will also be made available for viewing on the Eastview school website.  We will only be accepting digital photos this year!  If your picture is not currently in digital form and you are unable to scan it at home, please ask a teacher to help you scan your photo here at school.  All pictures to be included in the video tribute to our veterans should be emailed to Mr. Hommez at matthewhommez@wpcsd.k12.ny.us by Friday, October 28th. 


Next WPMS PTA Meeting

The next PTA meeting will be Wednesday, October 19, 2016 at 7:00 pm at Highlands.

Annual WPMS PTA Halloween Walkathon

​Monday, October 31, 2016

This Friday, Oct. 21,  is our second collection day for pledges for the annual Fred Gressler Halloween Walkathon to be held at school on October 31. Pledge forms and money should be brought to the front office or handed to a classroom teacher. Pledge money will be collected through next Friday so there's still time to contribute. The grade level team raising the most funds will win a treat!!

We also greatly need donations of gift cards for prizes, and cases of bottled water. Donations should be brought to the front office. Together we can make this walkathon a success and support the wonderful programs funded by the WPMS PTA.  If you would like to donate items, or have any questions, please email Kristin Mulvey at krmulv@verizon.net

District News

Board of Education Meeting

Monday October 17, 2016 at 7:30 pm Education House

PTA Council Meeting

Thursday, October 20, 2016 at 7:00 pm Education House

Community News

Ebersole Ice Rink Skate School Programs

Session 1 begins October 14th. Group classes run in 6 week sessions. Classes are offered Friday afternoons, Saturdays & Sundays. Exact class times depend on age/level.

For questions, contact Jen Netrosio @ jnetrosio@whiteplainsny.gov
The City of White Plains Recreation & Parks Department is located at 85 Gedney Way in White Plains. (914) 422 - 1336.

Ladies Recreational Soccer

Ladies recreational soccer on Sundays from 8-9:45am at West Harrison park! 18 and up and all experience levels welcome! Come when you can! Fun, free and the field is gorgeous! Gear: all you need is a pair of shin guards and sneakers. Great exercise in a family friendly group! Email: karen mcalister: kmackick7@aol.com or ina thonfeld: inathon@aol.com if you are interested.

Support our School 

Please Join PTA!!

We hope that you will become a member of the PTA! The PTA provides valuable information, communication, and funding for student programs at both Eastview and Highlands, as well as support to parents, teachers, and students.  Please join today!  Attached are new membership forms, in English and Spanish.

membership 2016-17.pdf

Membership 2016-17- Spanish.pdf

You can send in your membership to the address on the form. You can also join online at: https://nyspta.force.com/NewMemberRegistration?unit=18-063

Contact Michael Villafane at michael.villafane@gmail.com (Highlands) or Jen Demilio at demilioj@hotmail.com (Eastview), if you have any questions.

Grocery Cards

By registering your grocery cards, our PTA receives free money on all your purchases. You will need to re register your cards each year.  Beginning October 7, 2016 through March 17, 2017 White Plains Middle School will have the opportunity to earn cash through the Stop & Shop A+ School Rewards Program. 

All you have to do is:

    •  Log on to www.stopandshop.com/aplus to designate our school online using your Stop & Shop Card and select:

                        Eastview - ID No. 08408


                        Highlands - ID No. 13367

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stop and shop rewards letter bilingual 2016-17.docx


Box Tops

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Please continue to collect Box Tops for Education.  Again, free money for our school. There will be a collection box in the main office. Questions on Box Tops, contact Maryann Casey thecaseys@optonline.net

More Information ?

Daily Announcements 

To receive more information throughout the week on what new, visit Eastview's "daily announcements" page on our Eastview website. You may visit the page directly by clicking on the link below:



Follow the PTA on Facebook!  https://www.facebook.com/search/top/?q=wpms%20pta


Sarah Medelius, PTA President Highlands, samedelius@aol.com 914-686-9729

Silvia Andrade, PTA President Eastview, sviciedo@hotmail.com 646-302-1591

Erica Carrasquillo, Bilingual Liason Highlands erica_carr@hotmail.com 914-804-6617

Laura Reidy, Bilingual Liason Eastview lauramreidy@gmail.com 914-843-3128

Hope Scully, Weekly Email Highlands hopehscully@gmail.com 914-285-9597

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