Welcome to Mamaroneck High School PTSA

 

Coming Up

COMING UP:

IMPORTANT FALL DATES
Nov 22Early Dismissal: Students dismissed at 1pm
Nov 23-24Thanksgiving Recess/No School
Nov 29Vocal & String Ensemble Concert, 7:30pm, Auditorium
Dec 6-9Pace Kinesthesia, 7pm
Dec 12Band Ensemble Concert, 7:30pm, Auditorium
Dec 14Media Art Show, 6-8pm, Palmer Gallery
 Video Show, 6-9pm, Pace Theater
Dec 20MHS Winter Concert, 7:30 pm, Auditorium
Dec 22Holiday Recess Begins/No School

please click here.For a full listing of activities and events taking place at MHS,  

Attention Parents

SENIOR PORTRAITS – LAST CALL!
Our senior portrait photographer will be back at MHS for two more hours to take the last remaining senior portraits.  Monday, November 20, between 9:00 am – 11:00 am outside the Tiered Classroom, near the bronze tigers.  Bring $25 for the sitting fee.  There are no assigned times.  Only the basic sitting package will be available.
This is absolutely the final opportunity, so don’t miss it! 
PARENTS OF SENIORS
Senior parents – it’s not too late!  Taking out an ad in the yearbook is a priceless way to shine a spotlight on your child.  And, it lasts forever.  We have received permission from our publisher to continue to accept ads until December 8th.  So, if you thought you missed the deadline, this is your chance….  Email Carol Scheffler for ads guidelines.  cscheffler@mamkschools.org.
 
Also, remember to select the senior portrait of your choice to appear in the yearbook.  You can make your selection online here or call Prestige Portraits at 1-800-426-9533.  The deadline for making your selection is December 6th.  
FROM PACE
PACE presents Kinesthesia on Wednesday – Saturday, December 6, 7, 8, and 9 at 7:00 pm.  Come and enjoy this annual dance show that showcases student choreography as well as a final piece performed by the PACE 4 dance class!  Tickets are $5 for students and $10 for adults and are available online, click on the link below.  All seats are reserved. 
 
SUPPORT STUDENT JOURNALISM
Did you know that subscriptions are available to The Globe, a monthly school newspaper written and edited by MHS students?  Each subscription costs $15-if you are interested in purchasing a subscription, please email mamaroneckglobe@gmail.com or send a check for $15 payable to Mamaroneck High School, 1000 W. Boston Post Road, Mamaroneck NY, 10543. They should send their letter care of Mr. Bosch, Mr. Goldberg, or Mr. Madin.
GOT IDEAS?
MHS PTSA wants to hear them.  This year’s theme is “organization” and we are looking for speaker resources. Last year’s success in tapping our neighborhood network was fabulous. Are you a professional in the industry and a great public speaker? OR do you know a great, informative, and captivating speaker on this topic?  If so, share them with Danielle Seltzer, VP Programming.  We’d love to hear your ideas.  Please reach Danielle at dtseltzer@me.com
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.
FROM THE COLLEGE INFORMATION CENTER (CIC)
College visits to MHS are winding down! There are no visits this week, and two next week-11/29, University of Massachusetts/Lowell,  and 11/30 Salisbury University.  Starting Monday, November 20th the new hours will be from 9am-1pm. Thank you to all students who attended college visits and good luck with your applications!
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
FROM SEPTA
Have issues, concerns, questions about your child and meeting needs? Join us at the SEPTA parent networking meeting on Wednesday, December 6th.  Confidential, caring and supportive group listens, hears and provides support and advice in a friendly, relaxed environment.  Join us!
 
Does your child have need of support?  A “504 Plan” may be the answer…  Come learn about 504 plan and how to successfully implement such a plan for a child who may struggle with issues other than academics.  Allergies, physical handicaps, emotional handicaps, ADD/ADHD, Dyslexia, emotional needs etc. 504 plans are a very effective way to help a struggling child to be all that they can be.  Don’t miss this opportunity to learn all about how a 504 plan can help!  Join us on November 30 at 7:00 pm in the MHS tiered classroom to hear all about it!
FROM THE DISTRICT
Upcoming Board of Education meetings: 
– Tuesday, November 28th, 7 pm Board of Education Meeting – MHS Tiered Classroom. Topic: MHS “Connections” Program Update
– Tuesday, December 5th, 7 pm Board of Education Study Session – MHS Tiered Classroom. Topic: Dos Caminos Program Review  
 
** Note:  The Board will accept questions from community members via e-mail both before and during the meeting.  Questions must be related to the topic under discussion and cannot be anonymous.  E-mail the Board at board@mamkschools.org to have your question read by a Board member.  The Board will make every attempt to answer as many questions on-air as possible.

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

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