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1e500eff-bd40-4aaa-b5ec-beada124bb4f-copySeptember 28th – 5:30 FAMILY NIGHT  3rd & 4th floor FMHS        
*Please contribute an edible treat to the PTA room 322!        
Help the PTA  stuff and decorate envelopes for the Annual Fund Drive.   Room 322.  Community service certificates will be issued.
JOIN US FOR REFRESHMENTS, LEARN ABOUT THE PTA AND MEET FELLOW PARENTS !                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Come learn about FMHS and how you and your student can get involved.
FMHS runs our “curriculum night” as a series of repeating sessions.  Staff lead the sessions for interested families and parents are able to rotate through them.  Workshop sessions for this Wednesday will include:
  • What Can I Expect Each Year?  A 4-Year Curriculum Overview
  • FMHS Graduation Requirements: Credits, Testing and more
  • Intersession: Who? What? Where? Why? How?
  • Special Education at FMHS
  • PTA Open House
  • FMHS Q&A
  • Teaching and Learning at FMHS – PBL
  • FMHS: Out of Class life
  • FMHS Technology Orientation
Please join us promptly at 5:30 to orient your self and decide on your first sessions. Sessions begin at 5:40, 6:10 and 6:35. The evening will conclude with time to check in with your child’s advisor.

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PLEASE SEND IN THE FIFTY DOLLAR SUPPLY FEE

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SEPT 30th – Spirit Wear on sale in the PTA office 11-2pm
*Spirit Wear order deadline Oct 7th

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PTA

Please join us at the next meeting on October 18, 6:30pm, in the Black Box.

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Alphie McCourt youngest brother of Frank McCourt died on July 2nd 2016.  Always a great supporter of FMHS, Alphie attended our last Silent Auction where he was captured on Video singing an Irish Ditty.

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   Peer Mentorship Program at FMHS!                                                                        This program will be introduced this Fall, and offer our kids a chance to learn skills such as Leadership and problem solving and become actively involved in mentoring other students.  Keep your ears and wallets open to learn more about how you can contribute towards this invaluable program.  Look for more details in the upcoming newsletters and PTA meetings.

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Be an involved parent.

The PTA is our way as parents to participate in the FMHS community. Not only is it a resource to get information, it is a way we can have a positive impact in the classroom. Through funds raised and volunteer efforts we’ve been able to:

  • help cover bus costs for college tours
  • organize and provide food for community building events like our Fall Pot Luck
  • negotiate a high quality, low cost PSAT prep course through ibid Prep for FMHS students
  • support classroom projects like Ms. Mathes Soap Making Project and Ms. Gates Podcasting Project
  • provide funds for art supplies and graphing calculators
  • cover the costs for Naviance, our college and career readiness software
  • assist with other senior activities (prom, senior trip, yearbook and graduation venue)
  • assist with the cost of Camp Bernie
  • provide college resource books
  • and much more…

Please join the parents who have already
VOLUNTEERED THEIR TIME .

WE NEED PARENT PARTICIPATION!

I’m looking at you, Freshman Parents!!

We have a lot of help from upper class parents but we need new parents to start getting involved. Learn the ropes from those who’ve done it before. It’s not hard if we all pitch in.

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FINANCIAL AID INFO AND TOOLS

SUNY Financial Aid Days Starting in January.

CLICK HERE for more information and to register.

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Thanks to all who donated and helped us achieve our FIRST fundraising goal.

You’ve put an additional $2000 into our classrooms.

Because 25% of FMHS families have stepped up to show they value their children’s education, we will receive $2000 from an anonymous donor.

Let’s keep the momentum going.
If another 25% of families donate by the end of the year, we’ll receive an additional $3000.

So make a tax deductible donation via check or money order payable to “Frank McCourt High School PTA”, download the donation form and send it with your donation to:

FMHS PTA
145 West 84th Street, Room 321T
New York, NY 10024

You can also donate online with a  Credit Card or PayPal account.
DONATE ONLINE

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Our PTA Executive Board is:

 Co-Presidents: Maria Hartman and Loretta McGarry                                                    Co-Vice President: Susan Crowson and Pape M. Diedhiou                                    Co Co-Treasurers: Chrissy Wojcik and Toby Kovacs                                                Co-Secretaries: Rachel Laiserin and Sheila Williams                                                    Chair of communications: Susan Graef

 Chair of Fundraising: Tukashi Knox 

 SLT Reps: Laura Thorpe, Ann Marie Foss (Head of  Family Giving),  Maria Hartman, Susan Crowson

 

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Shop at AmazonSmile and select Parent-Teacher Association of Frank McCourt High School.  Amazon’s Smile Foundation will donate .5% to our school. 
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Order your FMHS Spiritwear ONLINE!

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Purchase your items online and your order will be available for pick up through your child’s advisory.

You can also download an order form HERE.

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 Click here for the school’s website.

FMHS PTA Website