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. 

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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: May 15, 2019

The Wednesday Update is e-blasted weekly 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.


Spring Spirit Wear Sale: Online ordering for our Spirit Wear Sale is going on now! Click here to check out our new spring designs. Sale ends this Friday, May 17; orders delivered early June. Please contact [email protected] with questions.

SOCES PTA Executive Board slate of officers announced! The SOCES PTA nominating committee named the candidates for the 2019-20 school year: Liz Dudley (President), Andrea Kheocha-on (Vice President CLE), Brenda Boysa (Vice President WOS), Tiffany Morrison (Treasurer), Corinne Sletner (Recording Secretary) and Alyssa Moloney (Corresponding Secretary). Current members are invited to our meeting next Monday, May 20, at 7:00 p.m. at WOS to vote. For questions or to submit a nomination, please email Tina Albin at [email protected] by this Friday, May 17.

SOCES PTA Boulders Game: Sunday, June 16, at Rockland Boulders Baseball Stadium. Click here to purchase tickets. Tickets are $15 each and a portion of the sales will support SOCES PTA.


The final SOMS PTA meeting of the school year is next Monday, May 20, at 7:30 p.m. in the SOMS Library. We will vote on next year’s executive board. The candidates are Gloria Bidmead (President), Dina Wolleben (Vice President 1), Maureen Schroder (Vice President 2), Isabel Ryan (Treasurer) and Tina Albin (Secretary). We will also vote on next year’s budget.


The final PTSA meeting of the school year is TONIGHT at 7:30 p.m. in the TZHS Library. We will vote on the slate of officers for the 2019-20 school year: Jeannie Irizarry (President), Sherese Loblanco (Vice President 1), Matthew Schwartz (Vice President 2), Lisa Connolly (Recording Secretary), Allyson Sullivan (Corresponding Secretary) and Tina O’Keefe (Treasurer). All committee chairpersons are asked to attend and present a final report.

The Prom Tux Rental Mobile is coming to TZHS next Tuesday, May 21, from 4:00-8:00 p.m.

Project Graduation needs volunteers for all shifts! Please consider volunteering during this terrific night for our students. Email Jeannie at [email protected] to sign up.


Tickets are on sale now for the Spring Varsity Sports Dinner on June 4, 6:30PM, at Casa Mia Manor House. Varsity student-athletes and their families are invited to attend. Tickets are $30 per person and must be purchased by Thursday, May 30. Ticket purchase forms are available in the Athletics Office. No late ticket purchases or walk-ins permitted.

Join us! Membership in the Red & White Booster Club is open to all Tappan Zee families, alumni, faculty, staff, coaches, community members and friends. Please email [email protected] or contact the TZ Athletics Office.