Monthly eNewsletter School Report


There is always so much going on at the High School. Please take a moment to read through the information below. I am excited about the presentations that are planned in the new year. And there are some new pages that have been added to the HS PTA webpages that you will want to check out!

December can be a busy time but it is also an opportunity to make the time to relax and enjoy the holidays with your family and friends. Wishing you and your family Happy Holidays and a Happy and Healthy New Year!

Ronda D’Antonio - HS PTA Director

PTA Meeting
  • Thank you to everyone that attended the November 29th evening meeting. Students from Peer Educators and SADD gave presentations. Guest speaker - Erika Stroh, MA, founder of Parent From The Heart spoke about - “How Can Parents Help Their Kids To Develop Positive Social Skills And Healthy Relationships?”. Please watch for Note/Minutes from the meeting.
  • Congratulations to Tina Palmer and Darlene Scarengella who were elected as the PTA Nominating Reps for the HS. Please contact them if you are interested in serving in one of the open positions on the PTA Executive Committee or if you would like to nominate someone for a position.
  • Upcoming PTA Meetings
    • January 25th at 9:15AM - Business Department presentation
    • March 19th at 7:30PM - Joint MS/HS Meeting - Guest Speaker - Jill P. Madenberg, MA – Author of - “Love the Journey to College”
Upcoming Events - Senior Parents
  • Skit Night Mandatory meeting is right around the corner. Be sure to watch for information about this event in emails and on Twitter. Make sure you are following @gardencitypta . I am excited to announce that Joellen Crowley and Johnna Luglio will be chairing this event and are busy planning the event. We could use a third person to chair the event along with them. Please email - if you are interested.
  • Important Dates - Please check the HS PTA webpage: Senior Parents - Important Dates and Info for all upcoming important dates i.e. Yearbook, Skit Night, Prom/Graduation Meeting and more!
HS Club Happenings
I am very happy to post information shared with by HS Club advisors. The HS has many clubs that students can take part in. Many of these clubs hold events, collections/drives and activities that parents and students can support.
  • Please checkout this new page on HS PTA webpage: HS Club Happenings and support our students and/or share the information about the clubs with your student...maybe they will find a club they like:) Many activities and collections are happening soon!
Important Dates
  • Saturday, December 1
    • 7:45 am SAT & Subject Tests at High School
  • Monday, December 3
    • 8:15 pm Board of Education Work Session
  • Saturday, December 8
    • ACT Examination
  • Tuesday, December 11
    • 8:15 pm Board of Education Meeting
  • Wednesday, December 12
    • High School/Middle School 2nd Quarter Progress Report
  • Friday, December 14
  • Monday, December 17
  • Thursday, December 20
    • 7:00 pm High School Winter Concert (Chorus/Orchestra)
  • Monday, December 24 - Tuesday, January 1
    • Schools Closed
  • Wednesday, January 2
    • Schools Reopen
Some Photos from the November 29th Meeting

Peer Educators Student Presenters

SADD Student Presenters

Erika Stroh, MA - Guest Speaker

Melissa Lewando - Moe's Southwest Grill (Provided us with chips, salsa & queso)