On Monday, March 20th the PTSA will kick off our annual Readathon fundraiser! Last year, the readathon helped the PTSA raise more than $44,000 for our schools while getting students excited about reading,!
During the week of March 13th, check your child's backpack for instructions on how to activate their personal reader page where they can view and record their progress. If you're familiar with the Readathon, you can activate your reader’s account today by clicking the button below.
We’re excited to kick off another scholarship season with seven awards totaling $20,000 and a new, simplified application process that’s more inclusive and easy to complete! All graduating Irvington High School seniors with plans to pursue postgraduate studies or technical/vocational training are eligible. Deadline to apply is May 15, 2023.
Below is a brief overview of the available scholarships. Learn more.
Before you're ready to complete an online application, please click HERE for an overview of what you need to prepare. Ready to apply? Click on the button below.
New Families Mixer: Mar 9th at 6pm
The PTSA New Families Welcome Committee is excited to host a casual mixer for parents/guardians who are new to the District. Whether you've moved recently or during the pandemic or just want to meet or welcome new members of our school community, all are welcome!
Thursday, March 9th
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
at Divinos Cucina (Speakeasy)
Advance registration is required - $35 per person includes apps and 2 drinks (wine/beer/well drinks)
Click HERE to reserve a spot,
Confidential financial assistance is available through the PTSA Bulldog Family Fund by contacting the school social workers: Gina Menendez (grades K-5 - 914-330-2047) or Katherine O'Sullivan (grades 6-12 - 914-746-0969).
We're pleased to bring back Family BINGO Night in person and hosted by Dows Lane Assistant Principal, Tom Chickery!
Friday, March 3rd
Dows Lane Elementary School Cafeteria
Snacks will be available for purchase and prizes will be awarded!
Space is LIMITED. Click HERE to reserve a spot for your family!
Registration closes on March 2, 2023. Walk-ins will not be permitted due to capacity and safety issues.
We're excited to bring back the Irvington NY PTSA Science Fair in person on March 18, 2023 from 10am-2pm at the Maher Gym at Irvington High School!
Here's a quick look at how it'll work:
Any questions? Please email the Science Fair co-chairs Dympna Kenny or Sarah Harris Weiss at: firstname.lastname@example.org
During the school year, Irvington NY PTSA hosts General Membership meetings to share fiscal or organizational updates and secure member votes on important issues.
Please join us for our second (virtual) meeting of the 2022-23 school year on Wednesday, January 18th at 7:30pm via Zoom (LINK) or Dial-in: 929-205-6099 (Meeting ID: 852 1751 8467)
On the AGENDA:
Current PTSA members: We NEED your attendance and vote in the election!
All IUFSD community members are welcome to attend, but only active PTSA members are eligible to vote. Click HERE to renew your annual PTSA membership!
The PTSA Nominating Committee (NC) is looking for volunteers to interview and nominate candidates for open positions on the PTSA Executive Committee (EC) for the 2023-25 term. The NC will consist of 7 members from the current PTSA EC and 4 non-EC community members. Click here to volunteer!
Prior volunteer experience is not required and all active PTSA members are invited to join. If more than 4 community members volunteer to serve on the NC, names will be chosen at random.
Click "Read More" to learn about the nominating committee.
Movie Night @ Dows Lane is Back!
We're excited to bring back Movie Night at Dows Lane with two showings of Disney PIXAR's Monsters, Inc! We're hosting two Friday evening showings on January 13 and 20th, so everyone has a chance to join! Admission is $15 per family in advance or $25 per family at the door. Bring your own sleeping bag, water and blankets. Popcorn and sweets will be available for purchase.
Any questions, contact Dows lane VP, Katherine Cain at email@example.com.
Confidential financial assistance is available through the PTSA Bulldog Family Fund by contacting the school social worker, Gina Menendez at (914) 330-2047or firstname.lastname@example.org.
DEI Committee: BOOM Club Meeting (via ZOOM)
The PTSA Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee invites you to its first Books and Other Media (BOOM) Club virtual meeting!
Monday, November 21 at 7PM via ZOOM (RSVP & ZOOM Link)
We'll be discussing two episodes from the WYNC podcast NOTES from America with Kian Wright:
Keeping Score Part 1 and Part 2. Please listen and join us!
Please join us for our first general membership meeting of the 2022-23 school year where we will share fiscal and organizational updates, and hear from our District's Student Assistance Counselor, Danielle Gamar about the mental health and substance abuse prevention activities and services at our schools.
Tuesday, October 18th at 7:30pm
Zoom (LINK) or Dial-in: 929-205-6099
Meeting ID: 891 8540 5271 and Passcode: 256012
NOTE: All IUFSD community members are welcome to attend, but only active PTSA members are eligible to vote. Click HERE to renew your annual PTSA membership!
Join us in our work to bring out the best in Irvington schools.
IRVINGTON NY PTSA | P.O. BOX 245 | IRVINGTON, NY 10533