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.


The CLE school store is back on Thursday, January 13! As a reminder, it is cash only so please send students with small bills. If you haven’t signed up to volunteer and would like to, you can sign up here.

The January General PTA Meeting on Wednesday, January 19 is NOW CANCELED.

Join SOCES PTA and Challenge Island, the world’s #1 STEM/STEAM program, for a virtual night of family fun on Thursday, January 20 from 6:00PM-7:00PM! Students and their families will learn about the dangers of avalanches, design their own snowy mountain ski resorts and send skiers safely down Avalanche Mountain. Register here (one form per student).


The SOMS school store is open on Friday, January 14 during lunch periods! We can only accept cash at this time. All items are priced $5 and below.

The 7th Grade Winter Party that was tentatively scheduled for January 21, 2022 will be postponed. We are looking into dates for the spring when we can host the event safely!


Join our next TZHS PTSA General Meeting on Wednesday, January 19 at 7:30PM via Zoom. More details to follow.

The membership drive is ongoing! Membership fees help us fund programs for the entire TZHS. Visit As a reminder, seniors need to be a member of the TZHS PTSA in order to submit their scholarship applications.

TZ Red & White

Good luck to all winter athletes!


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