Programs

 

Program Description
Academic Recognition Night An award ceremony for graduating 8th graders. Students who have maintained honor roll status or high honor roll status for all three years during middle school. Students who have maintained honor roll status or high honor roll status for the first three quarters of 8th grade (but not previous years) are awarded as well. Other awards given that night include: geography bee winners, spelling bee winners, the PTA essay winners, and the American Legion Essay winners.
Book Fair The PTA coordinates and staffs Scholastic book fairs at three schools. Funds do not go to the PTA, but directly to the schools.
Book Swap Students are allowed to bring in 3 gently used books to “swap” with books brought in by other students. All books are collected and then organized by Author. Participation is voluntary, but all students choosing to participate are able to “shop” for as many books (up to 3 maximum) as they have donated during their library time.
Box Top$ The PTA collects General Mills Box Top coupons, and the schools receive money directly from General Mills.
Campbell’s Soup Label Program Campbell’s Labels for Education™ Program is pleased to be a Proud Sponsor of National PTA supporting many of the same goals and helping to address the challenges schools face today.
Community Events The PTA coordinates social events throughout the year.
Community Education The PTA coordinates educational programs for adults in the community. These may include guest speakers and programs on parenting issues, children and nutrition, college planning, parent/teacher communication, and child safety.
Financial Donations Last year, the PTA donated $500 to each school
Ice Cream Socials Ice cream socials at Windham Center School & Golden Brook schools
Neighborhood Partners Program The Neighborhood Partners Program is a campaign to join with local businesses to support education in Windham by offering discounts to card carrying PTA members.
Presentations

The PTA coordinates presentation programs which are presented at each school on various topics. Some programs that have recently visited our schools include: The Owl Lady, SEE Museum, and NH Audubon Animals.
Reflections National PTA Reflections welcomes all grades and abilities to explore and be involved in the arts. Annually, thousands of students will reflect on a common theme and create original works of art in the categories of: dance choreography, film production, literature, music composition, photography and visual arts.
Scholarship The PTA provides a $500 Community Service Scholarship to a graduating senior
Teacher Appreciation The National PTA has encouraged all citizens to show their appreciation to teachers during the annual National PTA Teacher Appreciation Week. Teacher appreciation week is held each Spring at all three schools. Teachers and staff are recognized by the students and parents for their outstanding dedication.
Teacher Conference Dinners The PTA coordinates dinners for parent teacher conferences.
Volunteer Program The PTA coordinates outstanding volunteer programs at all four of our schools. ALL Windham Schools have been recipients of the Blue Ribbon Award (thousands of volunteer hours at each school) for Excellence in Volunteerism from the New Hampshire Partners in Education for many years.
Windham High School Last Night: The PTA donates $500 to the “Last Night” fundraiser for our graduating seniors annually.