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PTA Meetings & Minutes

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October 21-23, 2019, from 4 pm–7 pm
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What happens during PTA meetings and why should I attend?
 
We understand that, as parents, you have a full schedule, but meeting with us is easy and an important part of supporting your child's time at THHS. Our agenda includes:
  • Principal Brian Condon and Parent-Coodinator Dafne Manhart presenting updates on our school;
  • Assistant Principals discussing programming, budgets, other details;
  • Experts providing strategies on college admissions and financial aid;
  • Students speaking about unusual courses or activities, or promoting clubs;
  • Elected officials speaking on educational issues that will affect our school; and
  • Parents giving feedback and ideas to help influence and make improvements to Townsend Harris.
  • Parents receiving resources such as the 2019-20 Parent Handbook which complies important information into a single document, including test dates, grading policies, diploma requirements, the bell schedule, faculty offices, and much more.

When do the meetings take place?
  • We meet once a month (with light refreshments) in the student cafeteria downstairs on the first floor.
  • Parents usually arrive starting at 6:30 pm, and the meeting itself starts at 7:00 pm. We usually end at around 8:00 pm or 8:30 pm.
 
What are the dates of the PTA meetings this academic year? (The PTA had to change several dates. The schedule below is current as of Sept. 16, 2019.)
  • Thursday, September 19, 2019
  • Wednesday, October 16, 2019
  • Wednesday, November 6, 2019
  • Wednesday, December 4, 2019
  • Wednesday, January 8, 2020
  • Wednesday, February 12, 2020
  • Wednesday, March 11, 2020
  • Wednesday, April 1, 2020
  • Wednesday, May 13, 2020 (Election for PTA Executive Board)

Where can I find minutes from past PTA meetings?
  • See the downloadable files below.
  • They are for the last three years.
 
Files:

The minutes for the PTA meeting on September 19, 2019, will be available soon.

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