Schools host open house; PTA looking for members

P arents will have the chance to meet their children’s’ teachers and learn more about what they’ve been working on as the Whitehall Central School District hosts its annual Open House events.

WhitehallHigh Schoolwill open its doors at6:30 p.m.on Thursday, Sept. 22, while the Elementary School will follow suit from6to7 p.m.on Tuesday, Sept. 27.

Besides an opportunity to meet teachers and administrators, the high school library will also host its annual Book Fair where students and their parents will be able to purchase new books.

The Whitehall PTA is also planning to hold a membership drive during at each high school.

Choral teacher and drama production co-advisor Chris Palmer said the group is hoping to increase parental involvement within the organization.

Parents of students who are currently enrolled within theWhitehallSchool Districtwill have the opportunity to sign up at the PTA booth at each Open House event.

Membership costs $6 and anyone who joins automatically qualifies for an opportunity to win a $25 gift card for either gas or to be used at the Book Fair. Drawings will be held at each school.

The PTA kicked off their annual Fundraiser on Sept. 16 and encourages local residents to lend their support.

The next PTA meeting will be held at6 p.m.on Thursday, Nov. 3 at the Elementary School.

Look for announcements of future meeting times and place.



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