The Chappaqua PTA is a parent-run, volunteer organization that operates on a district-wide level, as well as in all six Chappaqua public schools. The PTA works with parents, teachers and administrators to enrich the education that Chappaqua students receive. Through its 16 district-wide and nearly 175 school-based committees, the PTA sponsors numerous programs and special events. The PTA welcomes new families and encourages parents to get involved; PTA activities are a terrific way to meet new people and have fun!
The following is a small sample of PTA- sponsored activities:
District-Wide: Learning to Look art appreciation program, Young Writers’ Workshop, the Chappaqua STEM Fest, parent education programming & R21K (Raising 21st Century Kids), special education programming and advocacy related to public education.
Elementary Schools: Author’s Days, book fairs, Bookpack programs, publishing centers, family movie nights, picnics/BBQs and seasonal fairs, sustainability and philanthropic efforts, cultural enrichment, After School Enrichment and theater programs.
Middle Schools: Cultural enrichment, grade level social events, theater programs, special school events such as International Day, Career Day for 8th Graders and talent shows, as well as support for school clubs.
Horace Greeley High School: Annual Art Show, Community Service Expo, support for student activities such as the SHARE Blood Drives and Midnight Runs; Freshman Orientation, trips/socials, Freshman pasta dinner, Sophomore & Junior events such as New Driver’s Orientation and College Night, Senior Year activities such as Senior Barbeque, Beach Day, Health Day, Color Wars, Graduation Party and Annual Reunion.
For more information, please visit: chappaquapta.net