Walt Whitman High School Parent Teacher Student Association
PTSA Membership 2019-2020
Important PTSA Dates
WELCOME! Whitman’s PTSA is designed to bring parents, teachers and students together to enhance the learning environment at Whitman. We strongly encourage you to play a role in advancing the educational opportunities at our school by getting involved at Whitman and in the PTSA.
Welcome to the PTSA. PTSA 101
Join the PTSA
See the enclosed membership information on how to join the PTSA and learn about some of the many valuable programs your membership and additional contributions support throughout the year.
Join us at PTSA Meetings
join us for 5 PTSA meetings during the year at 7:00 PM in the Media Center. The
first PTSA meeting of the year is Tuesday, September 24, 2019. Clubs Night for
the students is also this night. Parents will have the opportunity to check out
Clubs Night (which also starts at 7:00 p.m.), after the PTSA meeting. Look for
other PTSA meetings on Oct. 22, 2019, Jan 14, Mar 17, and May 26, 2020. We will
host a general meeting starting at 7 p.m., often followed by a speaker
presenting on a topic of interest to our community.
you are available on a regular basis or once a year, there is a volunteer opportunity
for you. Look for more volunteer opportunities posted on Whitnet throughout the
school year or contact one of the PTSA VP’s for Volunteers, Jody Aucamp (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Monique Kadnar (email@example.com). Descriptions of the
many programs the PTSA runs are listed on the Website under “PTSA Quick Links,”
PTSA Committee and Activity Descriptions.
can’t stress enough the importance of staying up-to-date with what’s happening
at Whitman. Downloading the Whitman App and signing up for Whitnet are critical
ways for you and your family to remain informed. For more suggestions on
staying up-to-date, and instructions on how to join Whitnet, please see the
attached handout – “6 Ways to Stay Up-to-Date at Whitman.”
Use the Directory
Whitman Directory is a great way to keep in touch with staff and other Whitman
families. Directory sales support the senior class. When you join the Whitman PTSA your parent membership includes one Whitman
Directory. Non-members cannot purchase directories until December.
Refer to the School Calendar
the “Calendar” on the Whitman website, you’ll find important dates
for the entire school year. For your convenience, attached is a Whitman
Highlights Calendar for a guide to events by month. Times are subject to
change, so please refer to the website to confirm dates and times.
feel free to contact us with any questions!
Brody, PTSA President (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Nasim Shojaei, PTSA
Executive Vice-President (email@example.com)