WWP High School North
Parent Teacher Student Association (PTSA)
***What’s it all about***

Where does the PTSA’s money come from?

Majority of our money comes from HSN parents hrough PTSA Membership Dues and Just Write A Check (JWAC) campaign.

 

What do we do with the money?

  • College Scholarship Awards to eligible graduating seniors(parent and student must be PTSA member): In 2016, HSN PTSA awarded scholarships to ten (10) 2016 graduates, totaling $7,000.
  • Grants to school clubs, groups and Media Center: In 2016, the PTSA gave $2,900 in Mini Grants to: Fall Drama Club/Spring Musical/Freshman Sophmore One Act Festival; FED Challenge, Language Arts Dept, Science Olympiad, Debate League, Medical Forum, Math Club, WWP Review Club.
  • Post Prom: In 2016, the PTSA gave $1,000 to help cover their costs.
  • School Gift: PTSA gifted $3000 to HSN in 2016.
  • Paid Guest Speakers: Randy Levin: Founder of Write to College 2015; Barbara Kalmus: Founder of Princeton Education Network Fall-2015, Spring-2016.
  • Faculty Appreciation Events – To show appreciation for all the hard work our teachers and staff invest into our students, we host a Staff Appreciation Breakfast as well as provide refreshments to our HSN Staff on Back to School Night.

Who are the officers of the PTSA for the 2016-2017 school year?

President – Sandra Faivre; Email: SLFaivre@gmail.com: Sandra has lived in WWP since 2004, originally from New York. She has a rising sophomore daughter and rising 7th grade son at CMS. She has served as PTA President for Dutch Neck, Village, and CMS schools.

Vice President Student Programs – Mei Lin; Email: mlin_1988@yahoo.com: This is Mei’s first time holding a position on a PTSA board. She is very excited to be more involved and contribute to our board. She has a rising freshman, and works full time.

Vice President Standing Committee – Karen Delk; Email: gkdelk@comcast.net: Karen has been an active parent in the WWP district for many years. This is her 2nd year serving on the HSN Board holding the same position. She has also held the position of President of the African American Parent Support Group. She has 3 children: a freshman in college, a junior at HSN and an 8th grader at CMS.

Secretary – Louise Dyke; Email: loudyke@hotmail.com: Louise grew up in England, and has lived in NYC and Germany before moving to West Windsor in 2007. She has been active in the PTSA at Dutch Neck, Village and CMS schools. She has a daughter becoming a sophomore in HSN and a son rising to the 8th grade at CMS.

Treasurer – Jack Greenberg; Email: jgreenberg17@verizon.net: Jack Greenberg has lived in the WWP area for over 21 years. Starting his PTA involvement serving as Treasurer at Wicoff, he has been active in our community for many years. He has coached Little League Baseball and served on the Board of Little League. Jack has a senior son at HSN and two sons at Rutgers. Jack is recently retired from State of NJ after working for 30 years.

What are we planning for 2016 – 2017?

  • Sept 22nd – Coffee with the Principal, Guest Speaker: Dr. Jonathan Dauber – HSN Principal.
  • Nov 3rd – Supervisors of Math and Science Presentation – Topic to follow
  • January (date to be determined) – Guest speaker Lee McDonald on Naviance, how to get the most out of college tours.
  • March (date to be determined)Randy Levin; Discover the Top Five Mistakes Students Make on their College Application Essays; Learn how to write a winning College Admission essay!
  • SAT Fair (date to be determined) – Open house for several local SAT/ACT Study Programs. Find the right fit for your student.
  • Apr 27th – Reflections Celebrations – Dr. Jonathan Dauber – HSN Principal
  • Spring Job Fair (date to be determined) – We will join forces with HSS to host a Job Fair for our students featuring several local businesses offering summer job opportunities.
  • May 25th – Learn about 1st year college experience and safety tips for your kids from panel of student alumni.

Through the year: Take advantage of SAT/ACT boot camps at both HSN & HSS hosted by Catalyst, and practice SAT/ACT tests offered by Kaplan.

Please watch for email announcements throughout the year for PTSA meetings, events, programs, Post Prom Fundraising and updates. Our email blasts come from “wwp_schools@ww-p.org” with HSN PTSA in subject line.