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Tonight's PTA Meeting is CANCELLED due to the winter weather advisory.
Please join us at the rescheduled meeting
next Tuesday, March 10th at 10am.
FAMILY MOVIE NIGHT
Family Movie Night has been rescheduled for Friday, March 6th. Please return the RSVP Form with your payment by Wednesday, March 4th. Checks can be made payable to Accompsett Elementary PTA. Only one RSVP form is needed per family. We will have check-in at the door the night of the event. Our limit in the gymnasium is 300. Any questions, please contact Allyson Gelfand at firstname.lastname@example.org.
ATTENTION FAMILIES WHO PAID ALREADY FOR FIRST MOVIE NIGHT:
If you paid for the first movie night, originally scheduled for January 9th and can make the new date, please send in the RSVP form and check off that you already paid. If you cannot make this new date and would like a refund, please check off the refund request.
One of the most important items on March’s agenda will be selecting the Nominating Committee. This is an extremely important committee. If you are interested, please be sure to join us on March 10th at 10am. The Nominating Committee is charged with nominating the 2015-2016 PTA Executive Committee. Nominations are presented at the April 14th meeting. Elections take place at the May 5th meeting. Our unit’s full Bylaws can be accessed from the "Quick Links", however please see the following excerpt from our current Bylaws regarding this committee:
Section 3. Nominating Committee
(17) # a. There shall be a nominating committee consisting of __5__ members, __3__ of whom shall be elected by the executive board from its body, and ___2__ who shall not be members of the executive board, elected by the association at a regular meeting of the association at least sixty (60) days prior to the election meeting. The committee shall elect its chair.
# b. The nominating committee shall nominate one person for each office to be filled.
# c. Members of the nominating committee may be nominees for office without resigning from the committee.
# d. Only those persons who have consented to serve if elected shall be nominated for or elected to such office.
(18) # e. The nominating committee shall present its report at the regular meeting of the association in April at which time additional nominations may be made from the floor.
**Please note that “the executive board” as referred to in Section 17.)#a above, consists of the current executive committee, as well as ALL current Committee Chairpeople, Council Delegates, Immediate Past President, Teacher liaisons, and the Principal.
Accompsett Elementary Spirit Wear
Spirit Wear is now available. T-shirts, Sweatshirts, Pajama pants and car magnets! Please contact Kathy Podair at email@example.com for ordering information.
SCSD Parent University - Wednesday, March 25th
Smithtown Schools will host the next PARENT UNIVERSITY Wednesday, March 25th from 7:00-9:00pm at High School EAST in St. James.
Please visit the SCSD website to review the workshops being presented.
Smithtown Central School District is proud the launch the “Mindset Parent Book Discussion” based on the book “Mindset” by Carol Dweck. Discussions will take place once monthly at New York Avenue in room 222A from 7:30pm-8:30pm. You can RSVP by emailing Elizabeth Stein at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please check the district’s website for more details or click here for flyer.
Our PTA Council is looking for each unit to assign an Advocacy Representative.
If you are intereted in learning more about this position, please contact Allyson Gelfand at email@example.com or 631-456-1526.
Please be sure to add "firstname.lastname@example.org" to your Address Book to ensure that the PTA email is delivered to your Mailbox