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.


WOS is excited to be hosting the Penguin Patch Holiday Shop during school hours during the week of December 5-9. WOS students will have an opportunity to shop for gifts for their family, friends and teachers ranging in price from $.0.50 to $12. To volunteer at the Holiday Shop, sign up here: Penguin Patch Holiday Shop Volunteer Sign Up.

Annual holiday-themed CLE School Store is this Friday, December 2! All gifts come with a gift bag and card and range from $3 to $10 (cash only). Volunteers needed; please sign up here: CLE School Store Sign Up

Need fun STEM gifts this holiday season? Check out Mr. Eckert’s gift guide on our SOCES PTA website. Don’t forget to help support your PTA while doing your holiday shopping: Just add SOCES PTA AmazonSmile to your Amazon account. Click here to support SOCES PTA via Amazon Smile.


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


Our next TZHS PTSA General Meeting is Wednesday, January 11, at 7:30PM in the TZHS Library in person and virtual.

Don’t forget to join or renew your TZHS PTSA membership today, this is important for all seniors who want to apply for our scholarships as well! Your funds will support programs and events for our students and faculty this school year. Click here to join.

Let your shopping support TZHS PTSA! Go to Login using your existing Amazon account or register for a free account if you don’t already have one. Under “Pick your own charitable organization,” search for “TAPPAN ZEE PTSA” then click “Select” and you’re done! You should get an email confirming your AmazonSmile registration.

TZ Red & White

Volunteers needed for the winter athletic season! Students may volunteer for community service hours. Contact for more information.


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