PTSA Voter Registration Drive at IHS
The PTSA’s Voter Education & Registration Committee held a registration drive at the Irvington High School on February 13 – 15 and over 65 students registered!
Many thanks to Principal Cohen and Amy Falk for their help, to our wonderful PTSA volunteers, Deborah Nathan Fuchs, Pamela Haynes, Tanya Hunt, Chrys Paul, Beth Propper, Keira Smith, Elissa Hecker Strauss, and of course, to the 65 high school seniors and juniors who enthusiastically registered to vote!
If you’d like information about registering to vote in New York State, please go to: http://citizenparticipation.westchestergov.com/register-to-vote
USED BOOK SALE
Book Collection is on!
Please donate your used books! Books for all ages are welcome especially CHAPTER BOOKS!
Book collection boxes can be found in the Dows Lane lobby; outside the office at Main Street School; in the upper lobby at Irvington Middle School; and in the main office at Irvington High School, starting on MONDAY, FEBRUARY 26th.
We will happily accept empty cardboard boxes (book moving size/Fresh Direct size/Wine size) and shopping bags, which are always needed for the sale. Please deliver to the Dows Lane lobby.
If you wish to volunteer your time or learn more about the sale, please contact Karen Arnett at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please tell your friends and neighbors and don’t forget to mark your calendars with the dates the Used Book Sale is open to the public: May 10th &12th.
EYES ON ART VOLUNTEERS NEEDED
Eyes on Art is pleased to present Spanish artist Pablo Picasso, who is regarded as one of the greatest artists of the 20th century.
The classroom presentations will take place at:
Through our Training Workshops (see below for dates), volunteers will learn about the artist, the elements of art, art project(s), and how to present to the students.
We welcome previous and new volunteers to join us. New volunteers will work with mentors.
All volunteers should attend one of the two training sessions, and a link will be made available for those who cannot attend either.
Choice #1: Thursday, March 15, 9:30 - 11:00 am, Dows Lane Multipurpose Room
Choice #2: Monday, March 19, 9:30 - 11:00 am, Dows Lane Multipurpose Room
or if you have any questions,
please write to:
Saturday, March 24
Irvington School District (K-12) Science Fair
Saturday, March 24, 2018
12pm - 3pm
Gina Maher Gym at the IMS/IHS Campus
Sign up to participate, to mentor participants, or to help out: http://www.irvingtonnyptsa.org/science-fair-2018.html
RIVERTOWN PARENTS PRESENTATIONS
Save the Dates
Wednesday, May 2
A presentation by Dr. Christopher Willard. Dr. Willard teaches at Harvard Medical School and has presented at TEDx conferences.
He is the author of Child’s Mind (2010) Growing Up Mindful (2016) and Raising Resilience (2017)
FAMILY TINKER NIGHT
Friday, May 18
TINKER, THINK, AND EXPLORE your way through an evening of hands-on STEAM! (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Math) See and experience innovative, inquiry-based learning in action on a night where everyone gets to be a kid again!
For more information, please see: RIVERTOWN PARENTS MAY 2018 SAVE THE DATES or visit: Rivertown Parents
MSS COMMUNITY PLAYGROUND
Help raise the final $30,000 so the MSS Community Playground becomes a reality!
Both of these fundraisers are open to all Irvington families:
Buy an Irvington Bulldogs blanket: blanket flyer
Go to a screening of Wonder on March 16th at 6:15 pm at the Campus Theater: wonder flyer
IEF SPRING FUNDRAISER
IEF 2018 Annual Spring Fundraiser: Tickets on Sale NOW!
The Irvington Education Foundation’s biggest fundraising event of the school year -- the 2018 Annual Spring Fundraiser-- is being held on Friday, March 23, 2018 from 7 to 11 pm at the newly-renovated Ardsley Country Club.
Join friends and neighbors for a fun night of dinner, dancing, and drinks while bidding on amazing auction items to help the IEF continue supporting programs that enrich the learning experience of our District’s students.
Reserve your tickets today www.iefonline.org/spring2018! See you there!
IUFSD NEEDS YOU!
Volunteers Needed for MSS, IMS & IHS School Site Committees
Now’s your chance to become a volunteer at your child's school. One Tuesday a month, for about an hour will afford you the opportunity to help make a difference.
Just some of the improvements made because of the leadership of the Site Committees are: Revitalizing Recess, Imagination Playground and the Peaceful Playground at Dows Lane; the development of the Community Garden, the Community Playground and improvements to indoor/outdoor recess at Main Street; creation of the Insider’s Guide to IMS, making revisions to the Student Handbook and recommendations for beautification of the Middle School, and enhancing the senior internship experience and the development of the Core Value Awards program at the High School.
Main Street School, the Middle School and the High School are each in need of one (1) additional Site Committee Member. If you would like further information, please click review the Shared Decision Making Plan, or if you wish to volunteer, please contact Donna Friedlander at email@example.com.
If you have interest in serving on a site committee and would like to learn more about this important opportunity, please feel free to contact Irvington parent, Shari Wels at firstname.lastname@example.org who has knowledge of the Site Committee experience.