South Orangetown Central School District

PTA | Red & White

The South Orangetown Central School District PTAs partner with parents, teachers, administrators and support staff to enrich students’ school experience and encourage life-long learning, as well as advocate for sound education policy on a national, state, local and district level.

Please note that these are not official district sites and are not managed or monitored by South Orangetown Central School District.

The TZ Red & White Booster Club is a sports booster club dedicated to raising funds to support all athletes for all sports teams at Tappan Zee High School and South Orangetown Middle School. In addition, the club works in conjunction with the Athletic Office to foster school spirit.

Wednesday Update

The Wednesday Update is e-blasted weekly when schools are in session to communicate information from the South Orangetown PTAs and TZ Red & White. Wednesday Update content is also posted here, on the PTA page of the district website. Nonprofit organizations may submit text-only blurbs regarding family-oriented, education-related content for posting on the e-Backpack page of the district website. Click here for submission guidelines.


Literacy Night/SOCES PTA May Meeting is tonight, May 18, at WOS. All PTA members should attend to vote for 2022/2023 Budget approval and Board Members.

CLE School Store will be open Friday, May 20. Items ranging from $0.25 to $4.00. Cash only. We are still in need of volunteers this week, please sign up here.

Support SOCES PTA on Saturday, June 4, at Clover Stadium!  Buy tickets online at or print out Boulder Form by June 1.


8th Grade Graduation Tee Shirts available for order!  Each graduate receives a tee shirt as a gift from SOMS PTA. Students have already given their sizes and shirts are in production. This order is for additional shirts for parents, staff, family members, and anyone else who would like to purchase! Please visit and select events for all 8th-Grade orders and information!

8th Grade Dance: Tickets are on sale now! Parents should have received an email with the 8th Grade Dance Invitation and permission slip. Tickets will not be sold at the door. Please visit and click “events” for the permission slip if you need it. Please contact [email protected] if you have any questions.


Important Senior Updates: visit and for Project Graduation Permission Slip, Parent Letter and other important Senior information.

The TZHS PTSA general meeting is Thursday, May 19, at 7:30PM in the TZ Library. We will be voting on our board positions at the meeting.

Project Graduation Needs Volunteers! Please fill out the Google form here so that you can be part of this great night for our kids! If you have questions, email: [email protected]

Graduation Flowers, Lawn Signs & June Balloons: A percentage of the proceeds will benefit Project Graduation/PTSA Scholarships. Celebrate your TZHS senior with a lawn sign & balloons and/or your SOCSD grad with balloons to show how proud you are of their accomplishments!

  • Lawn sign orders MUST be received by May 27 & June Balloons orders MUST be received by June 3. To order, click here.
  • Beautiful Bouquets will be available for purchase at graduation. To pre-order, click here.

TZ Red & White

Thank you to everyone who has volunteered at concession for spring season!


Keep up with our PTAs and TZ Red & White by following them on Facebook: SOCES PTA,  SOMS PTA , TZHS PTSA and TZ Red & White.