High School PTSA

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News from the M-W High School PTSA


New Executive Board for 2020-2021

Due to the COVID-19 school closure this Spring, the HS PTSA was not able to hold their scheduled election for the 2020-2021 HS PTSA Executive Board Members.  At the time of the school closure the proposed slate for the election was as follows:
President – Dawn Tauber
Vice President – Cathy Smith
Recording Secretary – Debra Magen
Corresponding Secretary – Alicia Pavignano
Treasurer – Pam Pretsch

Student Representatives to PTSA

Grade 9 – Class of 2024

James Nicoll
Jenna Abuzaina

Grade 10 – Class of 2023

Jules Johanneman
Liam Gaffney

Grade 11 – Class of 2022

Derek Li
Alana Grant

Grade 12 – Class of 2021

Allison Ampel
Emma Bernstein
Daniel Luo
Sarah Mednick
Mackenzie Smith
Kathryn Szynkowski
Marian Welsh
Brian Whitfield

Did you know? The high school PTA is actually a PTSA. Why the extra S? The S is for Students. The association works to represent all participants in high school life: parents; teachers; and students! Why should students join? PTSA members are student leaders who are committed to improving their school.

Check out this link to find out more about why students should join:

2020-2021 High School PTSA

The HS PTSA would like to welcome all new and returning students, families and staff. The goal of the PTSA is to support all students and parents. The PTSA can only achieve our goals with your help!  Please join the PTSA and become a member. The cost is $10. There are two ways to join:

  1. use the online Membership link
  2. download, print and submit the paper Parent/Student Membership Form or the Staff Membership Form and drop it off to the HS Main Office or mail it to:

155 Dunderberg Rd
Central Valley, NY 10917

All 2020-2021 PTSA meeting dates are listed below. Let’s work together to make this a successful year for all our students.

Thank you for your support,
Monroe-Woodbury High School PTSA Executive Board

2020-21 HS PTSA Meeting Schedule

Watch for details to follow.

October 6, 2020
January 11, 2021
March 25, 2021
May 11, 2021

PTA Organizations

New York State PTA
National PTA

Our Mission and Our Goals:

Monroe-Woodbury High School PTSA 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 PTSA Sponsored Events & Programs

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

  • Scholarships for graduating seniors (family or student must be a HS PTSA member to be eligible)
  • National PTA Reflections Program
  • Red Ribbon Week