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.


BOO Bingo is Friday, October 22, 6-7PM in the CLE gym! ! Bring your ghosts and goblins for a fun family night. Click to register for the event: You can register up to eight people to have a table together.

Did you know that every Friday is School Spirit Day at WOS and CLE? Get your school spirit gear at and show your school spirit. Happy shopping!

The CLE School Store is back! Our school store runs during student lunch times and volunteers are needed to help. Sign up via this Google Sheet, but please limit volunteering to two shifts to give everyone an opportunity.


The SOMS 6th Grade Welcome Party is officially ON for Friday, October 15! All sixth-grade students with a signed permission slip will meet on the SOMS recess blacktop immediately following the dismissal bell. Parents will pick up them up at 5PM from the Erie Street parking lot. Rain date is Friday, October 22. Please look for a permission slip coming home this week. Permission slips, volunteer opportunities and event flyer are all available on our website:

New SOMS spirit wear is available for the 2021-2022 school year! We have winter hats, baseball hats, sweatpants, athletic shorts, tanks and MUCH more! Visit and follow the links to order.

SOMS PTA invites you and your family members to join the 2021-22 membership drive. Membership fees help us fund programs for the entire middle school:


Our 2021-22 membership drive is underway! Membership fees help us fund programs for the entire TZHS.  Visit

Please contact the TZHS PTSA Board if you would like to serve as Fundraising Committee Chair: Diane ([email protected]) or Lisa ([email protected]).

Exciting news: Support TZHS PTSA through Amazon Smile! A portion of eligible purchases go back to the PTSA just by doing your regular Amazon shopping. Please use this link: and share with friends and family. Thanks for your support!

TZ Red & White

Concession stand volunteers desperately needed! Concession stand is open for JV and varsity football games and varsity girls and boys soccer games. Please email [email protected] to get involved.

T-shirts and car magnets sold at the TZ Red & White concession stand: Stop by during JV and varsity football games and varsity girls and boys soccer games. Proceeds support all TZHS and SOMS sports teams.


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