Brief 3/3/17


PTG Brief l March 3, 2017 |


3/10-Ed Foundation Pop Party 7-11pm

3/12- WSS Ice Skate Night

3/24-Movie Night “Finding Dory”

3/29- CSH Literary Luncheon

Message from the PTG President:

Dear West Siders,

We are in the process of selecting next year’s PTG board. Thanks to Mrs. Ketterer and her committee for assisting in this endeavor. If you are interested in joining the Board next year, please complete the self nominating form which is attached to this brief.

There are lots of exciting events planned for the upcoming months. Please stay informed by visiting our website, reading our briefs and attending our meetings. We look forward to seeing everyone at our next PTG meeting on Monday, March 6th @9:30am. We will have some of our 6th graders share some of their writing with us on Monday. We hope to have a huge crowd at the meeting to support our children.

Warmest Regards,


Ice Skate Night will be held on Sunday, March 12th from 6:30-8pm at Syosset Woodbury Ice Rink. A new evite was sent. Fun for the entire family. Free ice skate and hot chocolate will be provided. Feel free to bring your skates and helmets. If you would like to donate baked goods for this event please contact Susan Goldstein at or Kim Testa at

CSH Educational Foundation-The countdown has begun! Journey with the Cold Spring Harbor Educational Foundation for the Third Annual Power of Partnership (POP!) Party, Friday, March 10th from 7-11 PM at the Vanderbilt Museum. Proceeds benefit all CSH Schools. Visit for more information.

WSS Movie Night- Please join us for West Side School’s movie night on Friday, March 24, 2017 at 5 p.m. We will be showing “Finding Dory” Enjoy pizza and popcornwhile you watch a great movie with your friends. Dress in PJ’s and don’t forget your pillow! This event is for WSS students and their siblings only. Parental supervision is required for all attending-No Drops Offs Please. All WSS students will have a chance to win a raffle prize. Students must be in attendance in order to be eligible to win a prize. Any questions, please contact Rita McCarey at See you at the movie!

LAST CALL to place your orders for our West Side Apparel. Place your orders by 3/6/17. Please see flyer attached. Here is the link:

6th grade get together: Lloyd Harbor-West Side 6th Grade Get Together
Friday, March 24th 12:30-2:00 (half day of school) West Side School Cafeteria. Students will be assembling meal bags for HIHI (The Huntington Interfaith Homeless Initiative). Bags will be distributed by Family Service League to residents in Huntington and Huntington Station. This is a great way for students to mingle and do some good for the community! Pizza will be served. See flyer below.

Save the Date:The CSHHS Literary Luncheon will be on Wednesday, March 29th at the Huntington Country Club. We will feature Long Island author Regina Calcaterra and her best-selling memoir, ‘Etched in Sand’. We are hoping to encourage members of the community to start reading now and to Save the Date! Please see flyer attached.

Talent Show:It’s that time again, get ready…set…perform, all you wonderfully talented West Side Stars! The 2017 West Side Talent Show will be held on Friday, May 12th. The show is open to all students,
2nd through 6th grade. *A special note: This year students WILL be
allowed to be in one SOLO act plus one group act (sixth grade group act not included). Both Parents and Students should read all the rules before filling out the participation form. There are two mandatory rehearsals
plus the dress rehearsal, see form for dates. The participation forms are attached to the Notes and must be submitted no later than 3/31/17. (Late submissions will not be accepted.) Additional participation forms will be available in the office. Applications must be submitted with the $35 fee (per family) payable to WSSPTG which includes the show CD and (1) T-shirt. Additional performers in the same family must purchase additional t-shirts at $10 each per performer submitted with the application (T-shirts will be worn in the finale.) We are sure to have a great show with all the talented students at West Side. If you are doing a musical act, a CD or digital copy of the song must be edited to 2 minutes and submitted or emailed to me by 3/31/17. Please see the “Talent Show Rules” form for more information. If you would like to volunteer to be on the committee, please contact Kerri Albers at

SIT-The School Improvement Team is looking for parents and grandparents who have immigrated to the United States to be interviewed by our students. What a great way for our West Siders to learn! With Immigration Day planned for June, we would like to capture these stories to enhance the already incredible experience. If you are interested, please contact the main office.

Yearbook:Get your pictures in the yearbook!-The Yearbook Staff invites students and parents to submit photos for the yearbook. If you’ve got great photos of school and community events or you and your friends just having fun, we’d like to see them. Our photographers can’t be everywhere. Help us get as many photos as possible to create a terrific book everyone will want to have.
Here is how you can submit photos online:

• Go to:

• If it does not automatically log you into the site, enter username: 406403601

• Browse to select the photo(s) you wish to upload.

• Enter information about the photo and provide contact information in case the staff needs additional information.

• Click “Save Details”.

It’s that easy! Submit your photos today! The last day to submit photos is 04/15/2017.

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