top of page

THE NEW YORK STATE CONGRESS OF PARENTS AND TEACHERS, INC.

 

Branch of the National

JOHN LEWIS CHILDS SCHOOL PTA

 

02/07/2024

 

The meeting of the PTA was called to order at 6:30 pm by Marisa Kowalski, Co-President

Approval of last general meeting’s minutes presented by Recording Secretary, Nicole DiStefano. They

were approved by Christina Vincent and Dana Laffey.

Treasurer’s Report:

Treasurer, Elysia Murphy   

 The balance in the account is: $57,000.00, with a large portion of these funds coming from

Boosterthon.

Meeting Agenda:

Principle, Mrs. Fazio – Principle’s Report

 Mrs. Fazio appreciates everyone’s support and Thanks Mrs. Lynch for all of her hard work.

 Boosterthon is beyond her expectations every year and we are very lucky to have the support in

JLCS.

 Mrs. Fazio is excited to see the Broadcasting Club get started.

 Celebration of Chinese New Year festivities.

 100 th Day of School festivities.

 Special Persons Day 02/14/2024

Assistant Principle, Mrs. Lynch

 Presented upcoming programs:

- Understand the Power of Language “Words Matter” 5 th & 6 th grade with Nancy S. Kaplan,

Ed.D.

- Building Community Workshops Elementary School Students with Nancy S. Kaplan,

Ed.D.

Correspondence Report: 

Co-Presidents, Marisa Kowalski and Liz Santos:

 The events have been a success – Holiday Fair, Multicultural Assembly sing-a-long, Booster

Glow Run.

 Boosterthon Field trips were presented: K-2 (LICM); 3-4 (Cradle of Aviation w/planetarium

show); 5-6 (Queens Museum w/ planetarium show).

 Hopeful to start Broadcasting Station with fundraising efforts from Boosterthon (est. $5,000 -

$6,000).

 Explanation of Nominating and Nominating Committee for 2024/2025 PTA.

Reminders – Angela Rella, Vice President

 Newsletter – trying to limit sending correspondence, the newsletter has all the information in one

spot.

 Textcaster – last minute reminders

 Follow JLCS on social media.

Corresponding Secretary, Christina Vincent:

 

 Correspondence – Thank you cards read by Christina Vincent.

 Many members expressed thanks for the hot coco tumblers.

Upcoming Events – Dana Laffey, Vice President

 Family Game Show Night

 Family Bingo, 02/15/2024: thank you to class parents for putting together the class raffle baskets.

 Red Nose Day, 03/15/2024: asking families to donate cereal boxes to donate to local food

pantries and organizations.

 Be Kind Assembly: the Be Kind People Project will be coming to our school from Arizona.

 Next JLCS PTA Meeting, 04/17/2024

PTA Board 2023/2024

Co-Presidents- Marisa Kowalski & Liz Santos

Vice Presidents- Angela Rella, Dana Laffey, and Jackie Leonard

Corresponding Secretary – Christina Vincent

Recording Secretary- Nicole DiStefano

Treasurer- Elysia Murphy

Keep in Touch with us��

 Facebook- https://www.facebook.com/jlcspta/

 Remind- https://www.remind.com/classes/jlcspta

 Website- www.jlcspta.com   

 Instagram- @jlcsptafp

 Textcaster- Sign up for Textcaster to receive text updates

 Memberhub- jlcspta.new.memberhub.store

 GMAIL: JLCSPTAFP@GMAIL.COM

   

The meeting was adjourned at 7:00 pm by Co-Presidents: Marisa Kowalski & Liz Santos

Submitted and typed by Nicole DiStefano

 

 

 

 

 

`THE NEW YORK STATE CONGRESS OF PARENTS AND TEACHERS, INC.

 

Branch of the National

JOHN LEWIS CHILDS SCHOOL PTA

 

11/14/2023

 

The meeting of the PTA was called to order at 6:02 pm by Marisa Kowalski, Co-President

Approval of last general meeting’s minutes presented by Recording Secretary, Angela Rella. They

were approved by Christina Vincent and Dana Laffey.

Treasurer’s Report:

Treasurer, Elysia Murphy   

 The balance in the account is: $22,000.00- Jarad Campbell, 6 th Grade budget and dues and PARP

bookmarks from Yvette Chang, This Home Life.

Meeting Agenda:

Principle, Mrs. Lynch

 Mrs. Fazio appreciates everyone’s prayers and support. Mrs. Fazio will be back in January.

Correspondence Report: 

Co-Presidents, Marisa Kowalski and Liz Santos:

 The events have been a success.

 Harvest Fair was amazing.

 Picture Day was a success.

 All smiles with Jarad Campbell’s assembly for both children and families.

 Tulip planting was fun.

 Pumpkin Patch was a success, and the older kids loved the haunted hallway.

 PARP

 Leader Corp assisted with the book fair.

Corresponding Secretary, Christina Vincent:

 Correspondence – Thank you cards read by Christina Vincent

 

PTA Board 2023/2024

Co-Presidents- Marisa Kowalski & Liz Santos

Vice Presidents- Angela Rella, Dana Laffey, and Jackie Leonard

Corresponding Secretary – Christina Vincent

Recording Secretary- Nicole DiStefano

Treasurer- Elysia Murphy

Keep in Touch with us��

 Facebook- https://www.facebook.com/jlcspta/

 Remind- https://www.remind.com/classes/jlcspta

 Website- www.jlcspta.com   

 Instagram- @jlcsptafp

 Textcaster- Sign up for Textcaster to receive text updates

 Memberhub- jlcspta.new.memberhub.store

 GMAIL: JLCSPTAFP@GMAIL.COM

 

   

The meeting was adjourned at 6:23 pm by Co-Presidents: Marisa Kowalski & Liz Santos

Submitted and typed by Nicole DiStefano

 

 

 

 

 

THE NEW YORK STATE CONGRESS OF PARENTS AND TEACHERS, INC. 

Branch of the National

JOHN LEWIS CHILDS SCHOOL PTA

09/20/2023

 

The meeting of the PTA was called to order at 5:07 pm by Marisa Kowalski, Co-President

 

Approval of last general meeting’s minutes presented by Recording Secretary, Nicole DiStefano. They were approved by Angela Rella and Dana Laffey.

 

Treasurer’s Report:

Vice President, Dana Laffey   

•    The balance in the account is: $29,560.00- We will start spending money on the Harvest Fair on September 29, 2023, from 4 pm – 7 pm. 

 

Meeting Agenda:

Principle, Mrs. Fazio

•    Principle’s Update and Welcome Back 

•    Introduction of other speakers to include, District Administration to discuss School clubs and committees (i.e. Strategic Planning, Safety, Parent University, etc.)

•    Parent Square 

•    Shannon Myer, Director of Special Education, Intro to special education services. 

 

 

Correspondence Report: 

Co-Presidents, Marisa Kowalski and Liz Santos:

•    Membership Update – what is included in your membership and volunteer google form. 

Corresponding Secretary, Christina Vincent:

•    Correspondence – Thank you cards read by Christina Vincent

Vice Presidents, Angela Rella and Dana Laffey:

•    Reminders, Angela Rella and Dana Laffey – Mum sale order by 9/21; class parent assignments; Friendship book; Harvest Fair tickets, Reflections. 

 

Upcoming Events:

 

September 28th – Mums Pre-Sale Pick Up Date. 

September 29th – Harvest Fair 

October 13th – Photo day 

October 18th – Unity Day 

October 27th – Jared Campbell Concert 

October 30th – Pre K – 2nd Grade Pumpkin Patch 

October 31st – Haunted Hallway and 2 pm Halloween Parade 

November 1st – Parp Packets distributed

November 14th / 15th - Scholastic Book Fair 

November 14th – Next PTA Meeting and Twilight Reading 

 

 

 

 

 

PTA Board 2023/2024

Co-Presidents- Marisa Kowalski & Liz Santos

Vice Presidents- Angela Rella, Dana Laffey, and Jackie Leonard

Corresponding Secretary – Christina Vincent

Recording Secretary- Nicole DiStefano

Treasurer- Elysia Murphy

 

The meeting ended at 5:31 pm. 

Keep in Touch with us😊

•    Facebook- https://www.facebook.com/jlcspta/

•    Remind- https://www.remind.com/classes/jlcspta

•    Website- www.jlcspta.com    

•    Instagram- @jlcsptafp

•    Textcaster- Sign up for Textcaster to receive text updates

•    Memberhub- jlcspta.new.memberhub.store

•    GMAIL: JLCSPTAFP@GMAIL.COM

    

The meeting was adjourned at 5:31 pm by Co-Presidents: Marisa Kowalski & Liz Santos 

 

Submitted and typed by Nicole DiStefano 

`THE NEW YORK STATE CONGRESS OF PARENTS AND TEACHERS, INC.

 

Branch of the National

JOHN LEWIS CHILDS SCHOOL PTA

 

4/19/2023

 

                                                                                                                                                                          

                                                                                                                                                                          

 

                                                                                

The meeting of the PTA was called to order at 5:56 by Kathy Sweeny, Co-President

Approval of last general meeting’s minutes presented by Recording Secretary, Christina Vincent. They

were approved by Angela Rella and Dana Laffey

Treasurer’s Report:  

 The balance in the account is: a little over $41k- We will be spending $15-20k on end of year

activities leaving us with a good healthy balance for the 2023-2024 school year.

Correspondence Report: 

Co-Preseident, Kathy Sweeny and Co-VP Angela Rella:

 Upcoming events: Plant sale- sign up on sing up sign up genius to volunteer for your childs class

time. Please commit to the hour time slot as we need lots of help. You will not be allowed in the

building unless you are on the sign up genius. All Plant sale orders are in. Spirit wear will be

available to purchase during plant sale.

 Met Game 5/5- We are not buying tickets back- If you can’t attend anymore you can let us know

and we can see if anyone needs, or you can sell them yourself—PTA is paying for the chorus

tshirts this year.

 Picture day 5/18

 Volunteer appreciation night at Fallons with be 5/16- this year it isn’t just for chairpersons, it will

for ALL of our PT volunteers. You will get an invite in your e-mail.

 

  Corresponding Secretary, Dana Laffey:

 

 The Nominations for the 2023-2024 school year were sent via e-mail to

JLCSPTAFP@gmail.com and are the following:

Presidents- Marisa Kowalski & Liz Santos

Vice Presidents- Angela Rella, Dana Laffey, and Jackie Leonard

Corresponding Secretary – Christina Vincent

Recording Secretary- Nicole DeStefano

Treasurer- Elysia Murphy

 

Meeting was ended at 6:04 pm.

 

Keep in Touch with us��

 Facebook- https://www.facebook.com/jlcspta/

 Remind- https://www.remind.com/classes/jlcspta

 Website- www.jlcspta.com   

 Instagram- @jlcsptafp

 Textcaster- Sign up for Textcaster to receive text updates

 Memberhub- jlcspta.new.memberhub.store

 GMAIL: JLCSPTAFP@GMAIL.COM

   

                    PTA Board 2022/2023

Co:Presidents- Kathy Sweeney & Jackie Leonard 1 st Vice President – Marisa Kowalski    2 nd Vice

President- Angela Rella   3 Rd Vice President – Liz Santos Treasurer – Nicole DeStefano Recording

Secretary – Christina Vincent          Corresponding Secretary – Dana Laffey   

The meeting was adjourned at 5:28 by Co-Presidents: Kathy Sweeny & Jackie Leonard

Submitted and typed by Christina Vincent.

.

bottom of page