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.


Pick a Reading Partner (PARP) is back! Books and reading schedules have been backpacked home. Join us as we read along together from Humphreypoint of view. Activities and reading schedule also available on

Ladies Night Out Update

  • Ticket Sales: Tickets for the 8th Annual SOCES PTA Ladies Night Out Fundraiser on Friday, April 28, are on sale now! Click here and reserve your spot today! Please note event tickets must be purchased before the night of the event. For more information about the event, follow our LNO Facebook page!
  • Sponsorship/Donations: Hello Parents! Do you know any local businesses or would you like to be a sponsor? We will advertise your business during the event and this will help with favors, prizes and ticket fees. Please see details attached, we hope we can partner together to make this event amazing! For sponsorship information, click here. If you have any questions, please email us at        

Fifth Grade Yearbook Update: Yearbook sales are almost over, please place your order today! Click here to buy your yearbooks. School ID is CLE 2023. For any questions or issues, please reach out to us at


Thank you for joining our last PTA Meeting! Our next meeting is Tuesday, April 11, at 7:30PM.

7th and 8th Grade Parents: If you would like to volunteer to help with the 8th Grade Year-End events such as the 8th Grade Dance, please email for more info.

Check our calendar for events and volunteer opportunities. Follow us on Facebook or Instagram.


Our next TZHS PTSA General meeting is Wednesday, April 12, at 7:30PM in the TZHS Library in person and virtually. Meeting link:

TZ PTSA Senior Scholarships- all seniors who want to apply for our scholarships need to be a TZ PTSA member by Friday, March 31. Click here to join.

TZ Red & White

Congrats to the Varsity Boys Basketball team for bringing home the Section 1 State Title! We are so proud of all of you.

Spring sports start this week, please email if you would like to volunteer at concession. The concession stand will be open for varsity boys and girls lacrosse, track and flag football if we have staff availability.


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