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PTA Executive Board
 
President - Tamara Stern
Recording Secretary - Dyanne Nieves-Gutierrez
Treasurer - Nicole Kwan
 
 
 
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February 15, 2024
 
Title 1 Parent Committee Meeting
6:30 - 7:00 pm
 
 

Agenda

Updates on workshops

Go over the Draft 2024-2025 Survey 

Meeting Notes
https://band.us/band/76956425/post/5802

 

PTA Meeting
7:00 - 8:30 pm
 
Agenda
•Reading and Approval of January 2023, Minutes 
•Treasurer’s Report/Interim Report 
•PTA Events/Volunteer Signup 
•NY Connects Presentation- Liliete Lopez 
•District 79 Presentation-Stacey Oliger 
•Principal’s Report
 
You are invited to FHHS Title1 PAC & PTA General February Meeting.
When: Feb 15, 2024, 06:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
 
Register in advance for this meeting:
 
 
 
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. Please do not share your link. Any issues please email the PTA at [email protected].
 
*Please do NOT share your link. Everyone MUST register for the meeting. 
*If you did not receive the confirmation link, please notify the PTA [email protected]
*All confirmation links will be sent out again the day of our meeting.
 
 
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PTA Apparel
 
 
FHHS PTA HOODIES & T-Shirts!

PTA is excited to sell our FHHS Navy Hoodies and T-shirts with our PTA Tiger! Great for students in gym class and parents for sports and marching band events! Wear it with PRIDE!

 

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T-Shirts are $15 each and available in size Small - XXL

https://pta-apparel-tshirt.cheddarup.com

 

Hoodies are $30 each and available in sizes Medium - XXL

XXXL T-shirts are $15 each 
 
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Thank you to our Wonderful Community and FHHS Parents for joining and supporting us in the FHHS PTA 13th Annual Gala on February 18, 2023!  
 
We had a fantastic time with many baskets, delicious food from Paneantico, and great music from Infinity Music Entertainment, reuniting with our parents and meeting new community members! 🐯🐾❤️
 
Paneantico Bakery Cafe 
9124 3rd Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11209
(718) 680-2347
 
 

Thank you so much for supporting FHHS PTA! 
 
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Parent School Leadership Team 
 
Renee Anastasi
Ana Candelaria
Christopher Leydon 
Genevieve Mammana
Tanya Murillo
Maria Schwab
Tamara Stern
 
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Please show your Tiger Spirit 🐯 by donating to Fort Hamilton HS PTA to
support our students and our excellent school at https://my.cheddarup.com/c/fhhs-pta-dues
 
FHHS PTA Donation
 
Donation Letter
 
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PTA Committee Volunteer Signup
 
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PTA General Meetings - School Year 2023 - 2024
 
Date Time
September 18, 2023 7:00 pm
October 12, 2023 7:00 pm
November 13, 2023 7:00 pm
December 14, 2023 7:00 pm
January 22, 2024 7:00 pm
February 15, 2024 7:00 pm
March 11, 2024 7:00 pm
April 18, 2024 7:00 pm
May 13, 2024 7:00 pm
June 13, 2024 - Election Night  7:00 pm
 
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Title 1 Parent Committee 
Chair - Lillian Shek
Recording Secretary & Treasurer - Genevieve Mammana
Zoom Master - Tamara Stern 
All our wonderful parents who join us in our monthly meetings
 
 
Fort Hamilton HS is a Title 1 school, and we NEED all families to fill out their Family Income Inquiry (Lunch) Form to continue to get Title 1 funding at www.myschoolapps.com starting in the summer.
 
To better serve our families, please help the Title 1 Parent Committee by filling out the
2023 – 2024 Title 1 Parent Workshop Survey
 
 
Title 1 Parent Committee Meetings - School Year 2023 - 2024
 
Date Time
September 18, 2023 (Annual Title 1 Parent) 6:00 pm
October 12, 2023 6:30 pm
November 14, 2023 6:30 pm
December 14, 2023 6:30 pm
January 22, 2024 6:30 pm
February 15, 2024 6:30 pm
March 11, 2024 6:30 pm
April 18, 2024 6:30 pm
May 13, 2024 6:30 pm
June 13, 2024 6:30 pm
 
 
What is Title 1?
 
  • Title 1 is the largest federal aid program that provides financial assistance to districts and schools with high numbers or high percentages of children from low-income families to help ensure that all children meet challenging state academic standards.
  • Fort Hamilton HS is a Title 1 school, and we NEED all families to fill out their Family Income Inquiry (Lunch) Form to continue to get Title 1 funding at www.myschoolapps.com starting in the summer.
  • Please fill out our 2023 - 2024 Title 1 Parent Workshops Survey at https://forms.gle/n8fenf8F78sZcTP89://forms.gle/TJVAE1FM5zF1JbNz5 to help our committee better serve our families. 
 
What is the Title 1 Parent Committee?
 
  • Title 1 schools must set aside 1% of their total Title 1 allocation to fund parent and family engagement activities that a committee (of parents/guardians of students) jointly agree upon using set-aside funds.
  • Title 1 Parent Committee will send out a survey to all parents/guardians to gather input on what topics of workshops would be of interest to our families and the day/time frames that families are available for virtual workshops.
  • What workshops have been successfully held with translators?
    1. College Preparation - Essay Writing, FAFSA, SAT Prep, Searching for Colleges, Financial Literacy, and more
    2. Academics - Importance of PSAT/SAT, Regents & Advance Placement, Naviance, Junior Night, and more
    3. Social-Emotional Development - Cyberbullying/bullying, Conflict Resolution, Anxiety & Depression, Anger & Stress, and more
  • With every workshop, there were books handed out to each of our families that attend for their children.
    1. Prep Books - PSAT, SAT, How to Search for Colleges, Barron Regents, AP, Scholarship, Essay, and more
    2. Social-Emotional & Parenting Books
 
 
Who is in the 2023 - 2024 Title 1 Parent Committee?
Chair - Lillian Shek
Recording Secretary & Treasurer - Genevieve Mammana
Zoom Master - Tamara Stern 
All our wonderful parents who join us in our monthly meetings
 
Thank you to all the parents who have attended Title 1 Parent Virtual Workshops!  
 
We were fortunate to host 74 workshops in 2021 - 2022 and 105 workshops in  2022 - 2023 for all our wonderful parents.
 

Fort Hamilton HS is a Title 1 school, and we NEED all families to fill out their Family Income

Inquiry (Lunch) Form to continue to get Title 1 funding

www.myschoolapps.com

 
To better serve our families with free virtual workshops,
please help the Title 1 Parent Committee by filling out the
2023 – 2024 Title 1 Parent Workshop Survey
 
Contact or Follow Us
Band Texting App Download & Sign up https://band.us/@fthhspta
 
We look forward to seeing you all soon!
 
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Fort Hamilton High School

Duties of PTA Officers

            

  • President / Co-Presidents: The President/Co-Presidents shall preside at all meetings of the association and shall be an ex-officio member of all committees except the nominating committee.  The President/Co-Presidents shall appoint chairpersons of association committees with the approval of the executive board.  The President/Co-Presidents shall delegate responsibilities to other association members and shall encourage meaningful participation in all parent and school activities.  The President/Co-Presidents shall attend all regular meetings of the presidents’ council and shall be a mandatory member of the school leadership team.  The President/Co-Presidents shall meet regularly with the executive board members in accordance with these bylaws to plan the agendas for the general membership meetings.  The President/Co-Presidents shall be eligible signatories on checks. The President/Co-Presidents shall assist with the June transfer of association records to the incoming executive board.
  • Recording Secretary: The Recording Secretary shall record minutes at all association meetings.  The Recording Secretary’s responsibilities shall include the preparation of notices, agendas, sign-in sheets, and materials for distribution.  The Recording Secretary shall prepare and read the minutes of each association meeting and shall distribute copies of the minutes at the next scheduled meeting for review and approval by the general membership.  The Recording Secretary shall maintain custody of the association’s records on school premises.  The Recording Secretary shall incorporate all amendments into the bylaws and shall ensure that signed copies of the bylaws with the latest amendments are on file in the principal’s office.  The Recording Secretary shall be responsible for reviewing, maintaining, and responding to all correspondence addressed to the association.  The Recording Secretary shall assist with the June transfer of all association records to the incoming executive board. 
  • Treasurer: The Treasurer shall be responsible for all financial affairs and funds of the association.  The Treasurer shall also be responsible for maintaining an updated record of all income and expenditures on school premises and shall be one of the signatories on checks.  The Treasurer shall adhere to and implement all financial procedures established by the association.  The Treasurer shall prepare and present a written report of all transactions at every executive board and general membership meeting.  This report must include income, refunds, reimbursements, and other expenditures, and opening and closing balances for the reporting period.  The Treasurer shall also prepare the association’s interim and annual financial reports.  The Treasurer shall make available all books and financial records for viewing by members upon request and for audit.  The Treasurer shall assist with the June transfer of all association records to the incoming executive board.
  • 1st and 2nd Vice President: The 1st and 2nd Vice-President shall assist the President or Co-Presidents and shall assume the President’s or Co-Presidents’ duties in his/her or their absence or at the President’s or Co-Presidents’ request. The 1st and 2nd Vice-President shall be one of the signatories on all checks.  The 1st or 2nd Vice-President shall assist with the June transfer of association records to the incoming executive board.
 
Election of Officers
  • Officers shall be elected by the last day of each school year for a one-year term beginning July 1. Any timeline established by the association to complete the nominations and election process must adhere to this timeframe. The Principal should be notified of the date and time of the annual election by April 1 but must be notified no later than May 1.
  • Employees of FHHS may not serve as members of the executive board. This restriction applies equally to employees who have a child currently attending FHHS.
 
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Fort Hamilton High School

Duties of Title 1 Parent Advisory Council 

 

Title 1 Parent Committee meetings are virtual monthly from 6:30 - 7:00 pm on a PTA Meeting night (alternating Mondays and Thursdays). The Title 1 PAC Chairperson or Alternate-Chairperson has a mandatory seat at the monthly SLT and District 20 PAC meetings. Only apply if you will be able to attend all monthly and any emergency meetings that may occur.

 

Title I PAC Chairperson Responsibilities

 

• attend all Title 1 Parent Committee, District 20 PAC, PTA, PTA Eboard, and SLT monthly meetings to share and update the status of the workshops and be an active voice for parent's concerns

• facilitator of the Title 1 Parent funding to collaborate with Title 1 Parent Committee and PTA Parent Members to vote and carry out how best they want to use the funding for our parents

 • create an annual Title 1 Parent Survey that is open from April - March with topics from our parents and the school's Comprehensive Educational Plan

 • data gathered from the parent survey of the top percentages of topics are used to hire, create and host workshops with local community DOE Vendors that are experts in their fields

 • liaison with Parent Coordinator/school and vendors for purchase orders, meeting notes, financials, parent attendance for workshops and meetings, and address issues that the vendors have when submitting for payment from our school

 • work closely with PTA Executive Board to increase Parent Engagement and help provide workshops to give them tools to assist their children in having academic and career success

 • attend all virtual Title 1 Parent Workshops to ensure that parents feel welcome, are getting informed, and can freely speak in a safe space

 • communicator to parents using Band Texting App, Facebook, School Website under Parent Resources, and Instagram

 • record keeper of all Title 1 PAC documents, agendas, attendance, etc.

 

Title 1 PAC Alternate-Chairperson Responsibilities

 

• assist the Title 1 PAC Chairperson with their duties and shall assume responsibilities in their absence or at the PAC Chairperson's request

 

 
Thank you, Lillian Shek, for creating, updating, and informing our FHHS families on all the PTA social media sites!
 
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The Parent-Teacher Association of Fort Hamilton High School provides valuable support and service to students and staff.  We are fortunate to have a combination of caring and concerned parents and dedicated teachers, staff and administrators who encourage our students to excel.  We encourage all parents to become an active member of the PTA.  Attending monthly PTA meetings will help keep you informed of all school-related and community matters.  In addition, we value your input and welcome you to participate in PTA functions throughout the year. Meetings are held on alternating Mondays and Thursdays evenings unless otherwise noted.
 
Tamara Stern
PTA President
 
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