Welcome to Mamaroneck High School PTSA

 

Coming Up

 IMPORTANT DATES

Apr 12String Ensemble Concert, 7:30 pm, McLain Aud
Apr 23Conversation with the Principal/MHS PTSA/SEPTA Elections 9am & 7pm
Apr 25Vocal/Band Ensemble Concert, 7:30pm, McClain Aud
For a full listing of activities and events taking place at MHS, 
please click here.
To find out more about student events and other happenings at MHS, visit the student-run website mhsbulletin.com  

Attention Parents

FROM THE CIC
Here is an updated list of colleges that have scheduled visits in March. These visits are for Juniors as well as Seniors who wish to make one more visit to help them with their final decision. Colleges visiting in April will be posted in the coming weeks.
April 13th 10:30am Clarkson University
April 20th 9am Colby Sawyer
April 26th 8:15am University of Buffalo
April 26th 9am Hunter College (CUNY)
April 26th 9:45am Bucknell University
April 26th 10:30am Morrisville State College
April 26th 10:30am Purchase College
April 26th 11:15am Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising LA Campus
 
The CIC will be open on April 16-25th from 9-12pm and April 26th from 8am-11:15am to register students for the PreACT test.  
FROM THE YOUTH EMPLOYMENT SERVICE “YES” OFFICE
Do you need a dog walker, help with yard work or around the house, party/hostess helper, DJ, photographer, babysitter, computer help or tutor? Need an extra set of hands to help organize, file, answer phones, stock shelves or ring up sales?
We have wonderful students, energetic and willing who are looking to fill long or short-term positions in a variety of areas.
Please contact Youth Employment Service office, located in Mamaroneck High School at 914-220-3188 or email: yes@mamkschools.org.
COMEDY NIGHT FUNDRAISER
Hommocks teacher-by-day/comedian-by-night Ron Nobles will be a hosting a Comedy Night FUNdraiser to benefit the The Center for Continuing Education on Thursday, April 12 at 7 PM at Molly Spillane’s.   Nobles, who has performed at The Comic Strip and other New York city venues, will be joined by fellow NYC-comedy scene comedians.  Tickets start at $99 and include a buffet dinner.   Funds will allow the Center to continue to offer affordable classes to the community and provide scholarships to students for college prep and STEM classes.  Tickets and information at LMCCE.org or call 914-698-9126.
FROM THE MAMARONECK SCHOOLS FOUNDATION
The Mamaroneck Schools Foundation turns up the heat on April 28th6:30 pm at Orienta Beach Club with Havana Nights. Join us for an evening of all things Cuban (food, drinks, entertainment) and support a cause that does so much for our school and children.  We hope to see you there!  Buy Your Havana Nights Tickets Here
FROM SEPTA
Join us for our monthly SEPTA led Parent Networking group and meet other parents.  If you have questions on Special Education or the process, this is the place for you.  The group will meet on select Wednesdays at 9:15 a.m. at Nautilus Diner on Boston Post Road In Larchmont.

Save the Date! The Directors of Special Education will host an evening of Conversation and Interaction on April 18th in the comfortable setting of a local home. Space is limited so please RSVP to kftwins@yahoo.com or phyllis.raja@gmail.com.
FROM THE DISTRICT
Upcoming Board of Education Meetings:
Tuesday, April 10, 7 pm Board of Education Study Session – MHS Tiered Classroom. Topic: Continued Budget Discussion – Revenues forecast; continued class size discussion; and review of Superintendent’s Recommended Budget/proposed changes to date.  See  Budget section of the District website for information.
Tuesday, April 17, 7 pm Board of Education Meeting – MHS Tiered Classroom. Board adopts 2018-2019 Proposed Budget, which will be brought forth to the community for a vote on Tuesday, May 15.
 
From the Center for Continuing Education
Do you love the idea of opportunities for ongoing learning and intellectual enrichment in our community?  Then we want to hear from you!  The Center for Continuing Education is continuously developing courses, speaker series, and trips to meet the ever-evolving needs and interests in our community.  The Center’s Community Advisory Network (CAN) is an informal group of community members that meets a 2-3 times per year to provide ideas and feedback, and to boost community engagement by getting the word out about our fabulous events!  We’re looking to expand our roster.  Join us and lend your ideas as we develop the next wave of fun and stimulating programming!  Interested?  Please contact Joan Capaldi at joan.capaldi@juliabfee.com.
 
It’s 2018 Larchmont-Mamaroneck Little League Spring Registration time! Click here for flyer.  Register at www.LMLittleLeague.org.  

High School Art Salon at Pelham Art Center, April 5-20  
See the work of MHS students and others at the Pelham Art Center’s annual exhibition featuring exceptional student art in the High School Art Salon, on view April 5-20 with an Artist’s Reception on Thursday, April 12, 6:00-7:30 pm, free and open to the public.  


EMERGENCY CONTACT INFORMATION
Please make sure you have updated ALL parent contact information on the Parent Portal, https://parentportal.eschooldata.com. If you have any questions let us know at mamkhsptsa@gmail.com
MHS Tiger Bytes is a PTSA weekly email update for parents and school personnel. Tiger Bytes submission requests should be sent to MHSTigerBytes@gmail.com by Tuesday for publication on Sunday. Tiger Bytes publication is at the sole discretion of the PTSA presidents and must adhere to established guidelines. If you have questions about a posted item and no contact info is listed, send an email to PTSA co-presidents Lisa Samson or Laurie Shapiro.

PTSA Fundraising

PLEASE JOIN AND DONATE TO THE PTSA  Unlike many of the other schools in the district with a host of fundraising events, the MHS PTSA relies on your donations to support programs, events and grants.  

The MHS PTSA online store is now open! Click to visit the store website, where you can join the PTSA, purchase MHS merchandise, order printed directories, and donate additional money. Please join the MHS PTSA as soon as possible and please consider adding a donation onto your membership!  Joining is easy – please click here or you can find the paper form on our website by clicking here. To check whether you previously ordered, click “order status” at the bottom of the online store page.

FRESHMAN PARENTS
Don’t forget to designate MHS in the Stop & Shop A+ Bonus Bucks Program to earn $$ for the school!

Register online at www.stopandshop.com/aplus
MHS code #: 09341 
The district has raised over $125,000 since the program started. Registrations roll over, but new parents need to add MHS. Up to two schools can be designated. Any questions, contact Melanie Kraut