Brief 5/20/16

PTG Brief l May 20, 2016 |

5/22- WS Run

5/24-Focus/ED Foundation workshop

6/3- Field Day/BBQ

6/3-Sports Equipment Tag Sale-see flyer below

6/4- WSS Camp Out

Upcoming events:

6/20-6th Grade Graduation/Party

BOARD MEMBERS 2015-2016:

President: Ana Shammah
VP Committees: Nicole Pultz
Treasurer: Eileen Byrne
Secretary: Iris Vardy
Parent Communication
Coordinator:Tara Belfi



Message from the PTG President:

Dear West Siders,
We would like to thank Randi Weiss, her committee and our wonderful West Side kids for presenting us with an exciting talent show filled with a variety of entertainment. We would also like to thank Claudia Marino, Christine Masata and their committee for providing us with a delicious ice cream social to top off the evening. It was overall a spectacular evening enjoyed by all!
The WS Run is this Sunday and we encourage everyone to come to West Side on Saturday night from 6-8pm to pick up your t-shirts and run numbers. You can also register during that time if you have not done so already. This will avoid those long lines during the morning of the race. We will provide a free pasta dinner on Saturday evening, so pick up your shirts and numbers on Saturday and come prepared for the race on Sunday morning. See you all at the Finish Line!

Warmest Regards,

WEST SIDE RUN 2016- This Sunday May 22nd at 8:30am is our West Side Run. This is our final school fundraiser so come out and register to run. If you cannot run we are still accepting family sponsors. ALL money raised goes to the PTG programs benefitting your children. Hope to see you all there. RAIN or SHINE!
Pre registration and FREE carb loading pasta dinner is on Saturday evening from 6-8PM at West Side. Pick up your number and t-shirt. Please plan to get to the school early Sunday morning for parking and registration. Streets will start closing at 8:30.
The One mile run starts promptly at 9 AM, 5K starts at 9:30 AM. Hope to see you all there for a great, fun family day!

Talent Show Thank You- What an electrifying night we all shared at the 2016 West Side Talent Show. With just about 110 performers and student crew members, the night belonged to them. They were all stars from the littlest 2nd graders to our graduating 6th graders! Thanks to Ms. Martin and the NYSSMA singers who did a beautiful job opening the show with the National Anthem. A huge thanks to Mr. Simon, Mrs. Dussol, Mrs. Manniello, Mrs. Ruhl and Mrs. Sposato for all your help. Thanks to all the very many adult volunteers, Kerri Albers, Jillian Damast, Jack and Jenn Genser, Vinny Samuels, and Amir Weiss. You were an amazing team as always! Finally, a very special thank you to the PTG for the yummy ice cream social and especially to the community for supporting this spectacular event which allows our children of all ages to express themselves through the performing arts. Can’t wait to see what new talent will be for the 2017 West Side Talent Show. Start rehearsing! The DVD of the show will be distributed in the children’s backpack as soon as I get them. Let’s keep the talent show spirit alive! Please consider volunteering to help with the 2017 Talent- Thanks, Randi Weiss

Ice Cream Social-Thank You! We would like to thank the following volunteers who helped make the Ice Cream Social a great success. Mathew Roberts, Christy Long, Emily O’ Leary, Thomas Fare, Shannon Fare, Erin & Kelly Gallagher, Jillian Coughlin, Harley Weiss. Thank you all for your hard work, it was greatly appreciated. To all the families who came and joined us, thank you for your support!

Buy Next Year’s School Supplies:
We have teamed up with A.Hartz Pack To School again to offer you online ordering of school supply packets for the 2016-2017 school year! This hassle-free program saves you time and money and guarantees that your child(ren) will have all the the teacher-approved school supplies needed for the new school year. To order your packet(s), click on the link below to select your school district, school and grade(s) for next school year. It’s that easy! Get your Orders in by June 22nd!
Be sure to add your PTG dues to your cart when you order – You need to add to your cart 1 ptg dues per family, per school you have children attending for your order to be processed.
If all of your children attend the same school then only one dues payment is required per family.

Please feel free to call with any questions: Jill DeMarco, 917-912-5102,

The CSH Ed Foundation & FOCUS Present: Mindful Parenting, an Interactive Workshop to:
– Decrease toxic stress
– Increase well being
– Improve your focus
Led by Certified Mindful Educator, Alison Cohen
Tues, 5/24, 11:00am, Kala Luna, 322 Main St Huntington
Refreshments will be served, Bring a yoga mat if you have one.
Yearbooks are almost SOLD OUT! There are a few yearbooks remaining for purchase. If you are interested in a yearbook please the check payable to WSS-PTG for $30 and send directly to Ingrid Wright 103 Cherry Lane Syosset, NY 11791

FOCUS (Families of the Community United with Schools) is excepting names for 2016-2017 FOCUS board or school representatives. If interested please email Angel Engel at: by May 31st.

ATTN: ALL 6TH GRADE FAMILIES: Mark your calendars!! Monday, June 20th @10am is the 6th grade graduation ceremony at the PAC. Following the ceremony will be the Graduation Party being held at the Harbor Club at Prime from 12-3pm! The Punchbowl invite for the 6th grade graduation party was sent, so Please RSVP! Please send in your checks payable to WSS-PTG to the main office in an envelope labeled 6th grade graduation- Attn: Marilena DiScala as soon as possible so we can have an accurate head count for the venue.
West Side Run Sponsorship Ltr_2016-2.docx

ws run application.jpg

sports drive.pdf

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