Welcome to Mamaroneck High School PTSA

 

Coming Up

IMPORTANT DATES

Wednesday February 25 - Spring Athletics Parent Info Night, 7pm, McLain Auditorium

Thursday February 26 – Saturday February 28 - Once Upon a Mattress, 7:30pm, McLain Auditorium

Thursday March 5 - District Choral Festival 7pm, McLain Auditorium

Friday, March 6 - Tom DeLuca, hypnotist, 7:30pm McLain Auditorium

 

  

 

Attention Parents

PTSA
Nominating Committee:
  We are looking for four parents to join our nominating committee to fill the following positions on the PTSA exec board: Co-president,  Secretary,  Treasurer, VP Event Coordinator, VP Fundraising, and VP Publicity.  No experience is necessary but you must have an up-to-date PTSA membership, and a current MHS student.   Please contact Rina Beder if you are interested in serving.
 
FROM THE OFFICE OF STUDENT AFFAIRS   
He’s back!  Tom DeLuca, hypnotist extraordinaire, returns to MHS for another blockbuster performance!  Friday night, March 6th in McLain Auditorium at 7:30. Tickets are $5.00 for students and $10.00 for adults.  Tom DeLuca is the most anticipated event of the school year – he amazes us, makes us laugh and provides an unforgettable night. Fun for the entire family. 

 The MHS Squash Club (co-ed) will be holding a spring session, beginning the first week in March for 20 sessions.  Members have a choice between 2 (T,W) or 3 (T,W,R) times per week at a new, lower rate offered by Westchester Squash. New members are welcome, and no experience is necessary.  If interested, please contact either Ben Psaila or Luc Gowda by February 23rd.

FROM THE MHS MUSIC DEPARTMENT 
Once Upon a Mattress- Thursday, Feb. 26 through Saturday, Feb. 28,  7:30 pm McLain Auditorium. The MHS musical includes students from grades 9-12 and is being produced and directed by faculty members.  The show includes cameos from faculty members from across the district and is a rollicking/modern spin on ‘The Princess and the Pea’.  Tickets for this musical comedy are now on sale and available by visiting the Music Department during school hours or at the door on performance nights, pending availability. Click here for more information.

FROM THE NURSE’S OFFICE 
 Last week to donate eyeglasses. Each year the school nurses collect any used prescription or non-prescription glasses to be sent to Lion’s Club Recycle for Sight.  A box will be available in the High School Health Office to collect your unused eyeglasses.  Thank you very much for contributing to this worthy cause!!

FROM THE OFFICE OF FINANCIAL AID

Attention Senior Families: It is now time to be completing your financial aid forms for college.  SUNY is offering a Financial Aid Day on February 28  to help with this process.  The workshop is free and offered at many SUNY locations throughout the state.  Visit www.suny.edu/studentevents to see a list of participating campuses and to pre-register.  If you would like additional information, please contact Marcia Burkett at mburkett@mamkschools.org or 914.220.3200.
  
FROM THE DISTRICT 
 Final Stop on Community Listening Tour: Central School is now now Monday March 9, 7 pm (rescheduled again from snow date/ February 9th ).  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.  
 
Saturday, March 21, 9am to 1 pm  Save the Date! – Students from MHS’s Furniture Sharehouse Service Club will be collecting basic home furniture which Furniture Sharehouse redistributes free of charge to families in need.   The drive will take place in the parking lot at Mamaroneck High School,  rain or shine.  Only basic HOME FURNITURE IN GOOD CONDITION will be accepted.  Please go to www.furnituresharehouse.org to make sure your furniture meets the donation guidelines.   For more info (or donation questions), contact:lgarwood10@gmail.com,914-315-1982 lgarwood10@gmail.com

  

PTSA Fundraising

The PTSA works to facilitate communication between parents and the administration. Our funds are used for speakers, community-building activities 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 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 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.