Welcome to Evans Park PTA

PROUD RECIPIENTS OF THE 2015 PARP AWARD FOR THE CENTRAL HUDSON REGION

All parents and teachers are urged to join the PTA to unite home, school, and the community for our children.  Money raised through dues and fundraising is used for cultural arts assemblies, after-school programs, field trips, instructional equipment and materials, and similar needs.  We are always very grateful to our parents, teachers, staff, and the community for their continued generosity and support.

Current Fundraisers

Amazon Smile

You can support the Evans Park PTA while shopping on Amazon. Just go to smile.amazon.com and designate the "Evans Park Elementary School PTA" as your charitable cause. AmazonSmile donates 0.5% of eligible purchases to the PTA.

Shutterfly

You can support the Evans Park PTA while shopping at Shutterfly too — just use this link when ordering! Coupons and promo codes can be used. Evans Park PTA has raised almost $600 to date.

2021-22 PTA Meetings

9/23 - 9:30a

10/21 - 7p

11/18 - 9:30a

12/9 - 7p

1/13 - 9:30a

2/17 - 7p

3/28 - 9:30a

4/28 - 9:30a

5/19 - 9:30a

6/15 - 9:30a

 

PTA Membership - register on-line

PTA Meeting Minutes

Meeting Minutes

Thursday, May 19, 2022

 

Formal:

  • Meeting called to order
  • Pledge of Allegiance 
  • Approval of 4/28/22 meeting minutes 

 

Old Business:

  • Yearbook orders are finished, an $1,800 check is coming back to us.  Yearbooks should be in the last 2 weeks of school.  A big thank you to Jess Moran, it was not easy with Covid to get a lot of pictures. Next year there will be a committee to come to school events to take pictures for the yearbook.
  • K-2 Girl & Special Guy night was April 28th.  This year the couples learned trendy short dances, each year can have a different theme, was a craft in the past.  It is a casual event which makes the 3rd & 4th grade dance special.  Thanks to Caitlin & Diana for running it.
  • Plant Sale was May 5th & 6th.  There were a lot of plants left over but they were used for the school planting.
  • Thank you to Kevin Garrison for doing the plantings all around the school with the students.  It really made the school look nice, especially for the spring concert! Jess Moran offered to chair this event next year.
  • Field Day was a success on May 11th! The weather was perfect & the new set up worked well. Thank you to all the volunteers!
  • The spring concert on May 17th also had perfect weather! The kids did great & everyone loved the songs.
  • 3rd & 4th Grade Boy & Special Lady night at Boulders Stadium was May 17th.  A good time was had by all! Thanks to Helen, Lauren & Gina for organizing.  It was also a great fundraiser since over 100 tickets were sold, the Boulders donated $1,000 to the PTA.
  • 4th Grade moving up lawn signs made $200, thanks to MaryJo.

 

New Business:

  • Ice Pop raffle winner is Ella Flaherty from Mrs. Coppola’s 3rd grade class.
  • June raffle is upcoming.
  • 2022-2024 PTA Board positions were voted on. The board will be:

President - Laura Brauer

Vice President of Committees - Alexis Flaherty

Co-Treasurers - Kim Smith & Gina Whalen

Corresponding Secretary - Lauren Manning Recording Secretary - Katie Smith

  • Library Book Donation is ongoing.
  • Meal Deal at BJ’s is June 2nd, you can also get takeout.
  • Mom’s Night Out is Friday, June 3rd. A flyer & the cheddar up link for tickets is coming soon. Thanks to Keegan, Kaitlyn & Maureen for organizing.
  • Display My Art can still be ordered, there is free shipping until Sunday.  Thank You to Geralyn for running this.

 

Committees:

  • World Cultures Day is Friday, June 10th. An email went out to all the volunteers. Thank You to Patil & Joanna for organizing & running this huge event!
  • The 4th Grade Promotion is Thursday, June 16th at 10:30am.  Thanks to Sheila & Lauren for putting it together.
  • There were 2 winners for the Evans Park PTA scholarship out of 5 or 6 submissions, maybe next year the application can be sent out earlier.
  • DEI committee is working on a book list & has put up a bulletin board showcasing Pride & AAPI(Asian American & Pacific Islander) heritage month.

 

School Board Report:

  • Prior meetings were May 3rd, May 17th(candidates night), & May 17th.
  • The new middle school principal was announced.
  • There has been an increase in 504 plans.

 

PAC:

  • All unions were present.
  • Discussed getting the word out for the budget vote.

 

CAC:

  • Finished working on the new report cards.

 

Principal’s Report:

  • The staff enjoyed & appreciated Teacher Appreciation Week.  It was really appreciated & brought everyone together. Thank You so much!
  • Mrs. Pariot said thank you for Field day! It was her first field day here & seemed perfect! Couldn’t have asked for better weather, having it in the morning was great, not too hot.  It was organized & fun! Thank you to the volunteers for running the stations & thank you to the P.E. Teachers!
  • The BMX assembly was awesome!  Mrs. Pariot said thanks to all for making that day so memorable for all the kids.
  • Spring concert performances were inspiring & so cute! Everyone was smiling all day, kids felt like a million bucks in their nice outfits & they were very proud of themselves.
  • That afternoon the Kindergarteners went on their field trip to a bowling alley.
  • Next week the 4th Graders will take the performance task portion of the New York State science assessment.  Kids like this test because they get to work with materials like scales & rolling golf balls.  The written second part will take place on June 6th.
  • There are Field trips coming up in the next few weeks for grades 1-4.
  • The Pearl River Library will visit on June 13th to kickoff summer reading.
  • Mrs. Pariot said they are looking forward to a kindergarten performance of Little Red Hen on June 9th.
  • World Cultures Day is June 10th.
  • 4th Grade Promotion is June 16th.
  • 4th Grade End of the Year trip on June 17th.
  • There is a ton to look forward to & a lot going on.  Mrs. Pariot said Thank you for all you do to help support it all.

 

Dan said thank you to Mrs. Nixon, she is retiring & that was her last concert.  She will be missed!

 

Treasurer’s Report:

  • PTA purchased flowers & a gift card for Mrs. Daly for National Nurses Week.
  • Mrs. Nixon was presented 30 roses at the spring concert for the estimated number of years she has taught.
  • K-2 Girls Night made $920.
  • The PTA sponsored Teacher Appreciation Week.  Staff was treated to bagels, lunch, gift baskets, lotto tickets, & pencil cases.
  • 4th grade lawn signs made $195.
  • Ice pop raffle made $804.
  • Year book made $1,081.
  • PTA will be making donations for an updated sound system & outdoor tables, games, & benches. 

 

Last Meeting of the year is Wednesday June 15 at 9:30am.

 

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2021-22 PTA Executive Board

President
Dan Robins  danrobins19@gmail.com 

Co-Vice Presidents 
Co-VPs of Committees   Alexis Flaherty  alexisflaherty@hotmail.com
                                                 Sheila Cory  sheilacory@optonline.net
Treasurer
Kimberly Smith   kimberly@smithcoolingandheating.com

Recording Secretary
Katie Smith   katherine.mcgrath@yahoo.com

Corresponding  Secretary
Lauren Manning   lcrowley2@gmail.com