Welcome to Mamaroneck High School PTSA

 

Coming Up

IMPORTANT DATES

Monday January 26- Thursday January 29 - Midterm Week. Click here for midterm schedule

Wednesday, January 28 - SEPTA Speaker – Siblings’ Voice,  7:30pm, Hommocks Library 

Thursday, January 29 - Second Quarter ends

Thursday, January 29 - MHS Financial Aid Night for Latino Parents Part II, Post Computer Lab

Monday, February 2 - District/Special Education Workshop for Latino Parents, 7:00 pm, Hommocks Library

Tuesday, February 3,
 Board of Education Study Session, 7:30 pm, MHS Library Classroom: Topic: Program Review, AP Courses at MHS     

Tuesday, February 3 - Start of New ACT Course, 6:00 pm  

Thursday, February 5, 6-8pm, MHS Student AP Art Show Opening, (show through February 9), MHS Palmer Gallery   

Saturday, February 7 - Mock SAT, Mamaroneck High School, check in-8:45 am, Post Entrance  

  

 

Attention Parents

PTSA
Midterm Exam Schedule Available - Midterms will be held Monday, January 26 – Thursday, January 29.  Click here for the schedule which is on the MHS website. 

Painting Party at Tequila Sunrise - Wednesday, February 11, 7:30pm.  Paint your “heart” out for MHS! Art Partay will lead you step-by-step to create a warm, whimsical painting just in time for Valentine’s Day! A portion of the proceeds will go to the MHS PTSA. $35 per person. Space is limited. Sign up now at www.ArtPartay.com.

For Juniors: ACT Course sign up due tomorrow, Monday, January 26,  The ACT prep course begins Tuesday, February 3rd.  The classes will meet on Tuesday evenings and the course consists of 8 classes and 3 full-length proctored practice exams.  The cost is $599 and space is limited.  To register for the ACT class, CLICK HERE.  Scholarships are available through guidance contact Greg Cuddy

Saturday, February 7 - Mock SAT, Mamaroneck High School, 9:00 am – 1:00 pm, Post Entrance, for informational flyer click here. The cost is $25.  The deadline to register is Wednesday, February 4th. Test accommodations are available- enter the corresponding event code found on the informational flyer. For questions about the mock exam contact Beth Mullaney.  Scholarships are available- contact Greg Cuddy.
To sign up, register at www.applerouth.com/signup and enter the event codes found on the flyer.  
  
FROM THE COUNSELING DEPARTMENT
Looking for information about the college application process?  Click here for information from the counseling department.

FROM THE OFFICE OF STUDENT AFFAIRS
 
The Phoenix, Friday January 30th, 8-11pm Post Gym
A yearly tradition, this school wide dance celebrates the end of mid-terms. Come and enjoy great music and dancing provided by the best of MHS’ djs. Admission is $5. Remember that this is school event so all school rules apply. 
  
MHS Annual Blood Drive to benefit White Plains Hospital, Tuesday, Feb 10, 8:30am – 3:00pm in room S346.  Seniors may donate blood with a signed parent/guardian permission slip (being sent home in the mail the week of  1/26) and a photo ID.   Please note that students are not excused from class to donate blood unless permission is given in advance by the teacher.   


FROM THE OFFICE OF FINANCIAL AID
Attention Senior Families
Now is the time to be completing your financial aid forms for college. SUNY offers 2 free financial aid workshops on January 24 and February 28. The workshops are offered at many SUNY locations throughout the state.  Visit www.suny.edu/ student events to see list of locations and preregister. For information contact Marcia Burkett at 914-220-3200 or mburkett@mamkschools.org 

FROM SEPTA
The Siblings’ Voice - January 28th, 7:30pm Hommocks Library
SEPTA hosts an evening with psychologist, Joan Chess, and social worker Meryl Schaffer, who spent many years in the Mamaroneck School District and during that time worked with numerous siblings of children with different abilities. Please join Joan, Meryl and SEPTA as we present “The Siblings’ Voice” on January 28th, 2015 at 7:30pm  in the Hommocks Library. For more information click here or contact 

FROM THE HEALTH OFFICE  
Physicals: All 10th grade and new students are required to have physical exams on file in the Health Office. If you have not done so, please submit forms to health office as soon as possible. Click here for forms.

FROM THE DISTRICT 
Final Stop on Community Listening Tour: Central School - Tuesday, January 27th, 7 pm Join the conversation!  All community members welcome. The purpose of these meetings has been for Board members and the Superintendent to hear community members’ thoughts about the educational experience of Mamaroneck students – what you value, what’s working and ongoing challenges.  Click here for a sheet that will be distributed at the start of the meeting to help guide discussion.  
* Note: During the meetings, the Board will accept questions from community members via e-mail.  Questions must be related to the topic at hand and must not be anonymous.  E-mail the Board at board@mamkschools.org to have your question read by a Board member.  They will make every attempt to answer as many questions on-air as possible.  Or, feel free to e-mail the Board with a question in advance of the meeting.

Thursday, February 5, 6-8pm, MHS Student AP Art Show Opening 
(show through February 9), Palmer Gallery.  

FROM THE BOARD OF EDUCATION - The Mamaroneck Selection Committee for the Mamaroneck School Board is seeking candidates for next fall’s vacancies. Click here for a description of the “ideal” Board member.  Board members are elected to three-year terms.  If interested in applying for the School Board,  please email Sam Riter of The Selection Committee at info@selectioncommittee.org.  The Board of Education application due-date for The Selection Committee’s endorsement is January 31, 2015.  For more information on the Selection Committee, the application process, and your school’s representatives to the Committee, go to www.selectioncommittee.org
 
  

PTSA Fundraising

The PTSA works to facilitate communication between parents and the administration. Our funds are used for speakers, community-building activities such as the MLK Multicultural Night , and to help ensure that all students have access to school activities including field trips and the Junior Prom. We also help defray the cost of the Yearbook and assist with events such as Freshman Orientation, Senior Week activities and Homecoming Brunch.  

We ask you to support our fundraisers. If you would like to volunteer, please contact Karen Regan at krnregan@gmail.com or Chris Hofstedt at hofstedt@verizon.net.

Here are some of our fundraising activities this year: 

  • You Shop for the Holidays, MHS Benefits.  There’s still time to register for the  2014-15 Stop & Shop A+ Bonus Bucks Program  In less than 2 minutes you can give MHS credit for all of your holiday food shopping. We’ve already raised almost $1400 for our school this year! Please go to www.stopandshop.com/aplus today and enter our school ID code, which is 09341. Questions- email Ellen Howse 

     

PLEASE JOIN THE PTSA: Click below for easy access to our membership form.