High School PTA

2016-2017 Executive Committee

President: Kim Laskorski
Vice President:  Cathy Smith
Treasurer:  Ricci Blumenau
Recording Secretary:  Angela Traina
Corresponding Secretary:  Lee Friedman

Nominating Committee slate for
2017-18 Executive Board

President – Kim Laskorski

Vice President – Cathy Smith

Treasurer – Tracey Meehan

Recording Secretary – Lee Friedman

Corresponding Secretary – Ricci Blumenau

2016-17 HS PTA Meeting Schedule

All meetings are held at 7 p.m. in High School Room 130

Meeting topics to be determined.  Please check website for updates.

  • February 7 – 7 p.m.
    • Coffee Hour with M-W HS Interim Principal Mr. Matthew Kravatz
    • Students, parents and teachers are welcome
    • Feb. 7 Meeting Agenda
  • March 14 – 7 p.m.- CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER
    • Agenda — two guest speakers will address important issues rrelating to teenagers:
      • Dr. Vladu, a Pulmonologist will speak on vapors and e-cigarettes
      • Dr. Calderoni, a Pediatrician specializing in older teens will speak about mental health and depression
    • Question and Answer sessions will follow
    • Parents and students are welcome!
  • May 9 – 7 p.m. — Budget Presentation

PTA Organizations

New York State PTA
National PTA

Our Mission and Our Goals:

Monroe-Woodbury High School PTA is proud to be an active part of our National PTA, the oldest and largest volunteer organization in the United States that works exclusively on behalf of our youth. In striving to fulfill the mission of the PTA we:

  • Support and speak on behalf of youth.
  • Encourage parent and public involvement with the issues facing our youth today, both in and out of school.
  • Work to strengthen the relationship between home and school so that parents and teachers may collaboratively educate our youth.
  • Develop between educators and the general public unified efforts that will secure for all our youth, the highest advantages in public education.

Our goals for the school year are to:

  • Increase student involvement
  • Strengthen parent and teacher participation
  • Provide information on current topics through parent education programs
  • Build a sense of community within our school

High School PTA Sponsored Events & Programs

Each year PTA proudly serves students and families by offering the following activities and programs:

  • Scholarships for graduating seniors (family or student must be a HS PTA member to be eligible)
  • National PTA Reflections Program
  • Senior Volleyball Tournament
  • PTA Mini Grants
  • Art Purchase Award
  • Red Ribbon Week