PTSO Nominations for 2017-2018


Are you interested in joining the Middle School PTSO Executive Board?  Volunteers are needed for the following positions during the 2017-2018 school year:

Co-President – 2 year term (along side current Co-President Letizia Barbetta)

Treasurer – 2 year term

6th Grade Representative – 1 year term

7th Grade Representative – 1 year term

8th Grade Representatives (2 positions available) – 1 year term

If you are interested in one of these positions, please review the job description and responsibilities also fill out the candidate application form and email it to Linda LaMarca the Nominating Committee chairperson at:

The Nominating Committee will review all applications and the vote for the Executive Board slate will take place at a special PTSO meeting on June 12th.

Serving as a member of the Executive Board is a great opportunity to:
• interact with students and faculty in several aspects: fundraising events, social events, student presentations and acknowledgements at PTSO meetings
• help select additional enrichment to students through special programs and speakers
• vote on student proposals to the PTSO (e.g., Viking Explorer needs) and grant teacher wish lists (e.g., Organic Gardening Club)
• get an insider’s view of what’s happening in the Middle School

Please consider volunteering for one of the available positions and be a part of what makes our Middle School so special!
Thank you!

“Screenagers” Film Screening

“SCREENAGERS: Growing Up in a Digital World”
a documentary about screen time and its impact on adolescents.
Learn how tech time impacts kids’ development and some solutions on how adults can empower kids to best navigate the digital world and find balance.

For more information please see the short trailer at:

The film will be followed by a guided discussion and Q & A. Hope to see you there!


You’re invited to join Dr Ferris and fellow parents for coffee and informal conversation in the library on Thursday, December 8th at 8:30am.

This is  great opportunity to have your general questions answered and catch up on what’s new at the Middle School. This monthly event is sponsored the PTSO.

10% Back to the PTSO


We are running a Holiday fundraiser  at Five Below

from December 5th  thru  January 5th and  would be grateful for your participation. 

If you shop at Five Below and submit the attached form they will donate back

10 % of all purchases to our school PTSO.  Please feel free to forward

the attached form to any of your family & friends who shop the

Westbury, NY store too. 

Five Below is a great place to shop for various items that cost $5 and under.

It is located next to Costco at 1260 Old Country Rd, Westbury, NY 11590

Book Fair Success!


The Middle School’s 2nd annual book fair was a success!!

A BIG THANK YOU to  Suzanne Piszczatowski for chairing and organizing this for the 2nd year in a row! Thank You to Marianne Galowski for co-chairing and to all the parent volunteers who helped in any way big and small… Kathleen Reynolds, Suzie Cullen, Lindsay D’Alessandro, Lorraine O Sullivan, Cindy Ayers, Tara Owens, Jeanine Feurborn, Kelly Butler, Veronica Gilligan, Debbie Lovaglio,  Stephanie Papiro, Michelle Rodriguez, Amanda Moynihan, Debbie Giacomo.  We very much appreciate your time!

You shop. Amazon gives!

Planning to shop on Amazon? Find out how the PTSO can benefit, learn about Amazon Smile.

What is AmazonSmile?

AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support our PTSO every time you shop, at no cost to you. When you shop at , you’ll find the exact same low prices, vast selection and convenient shopping experience as, with the added bonus that Amazon will donate a portion ( .05%) of the eligible purchase price to the North Shore Middle School PTSO because we are a registered 501(c)3, non-for-profit organization.

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How do I shop at AmazonSmile?

To shop at AmazonSmile simply clink on the link above or on the right side of the website. You may also want to add it as a bookmark to make it even easier to return and start your shopping at AmazonSmile.

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New PTSO website!


to the North Shore Middle School’s Parent Teacher Student Organization website!

Please take a moment to look at the various pages and information available.

This website will be updated weekly, new pages and items will be added, the calendar will have events posted, please make a point to visit frequently.

It was a pleasure meeting many parents at the 6th grade Welcome /BBQ in August.

We look forward to seeing and meeting many more new parents at the Middle School Parent Mixer Tuesday, 9/20 at 7pm at the Sea Cliff Yacht Club and at Back to School Night on 9/28 at 7:30.




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