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Game Night Honors Lisa Cardalena

The Floral Park Memorial High School PTSA will hold the first Lisa Cardalena Memorial Game Night on Tuesday, March 18 from 7 to 10 p.m. at Fiore’s Italian Restaurant, 144 Tulip Ave. For $40 per person, you get dinner, games, raffles, silent auction and prizes.

Proceeds will help fund the Lisa Cardalena Community Service Awards and programs for the students of Floral Park Memorial High School.

Game Night, now in its third year, was renamed in memory of Lisa Cardalena, its founder, who passed away in 2013. Lisa was the 2013 NYS PTA Lifetime Membership Recipient. Reservations are available now.

Visit http://teachersites.schoolworld.com/webpages/FPMHSPTSA/ptsaprograms.cfm?subpage=1564744 for a copy of the flyer/registration. Return forms to the school by March 1. Make checks payable to: FPMHS PTSA.

The PTSA is also seeking donations to be awarded as raffles or prizes. If you would like to donate, please email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it and pickup arrangements will be made. Underwriting and scholarship opportunities are also needed. Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it for more information.

News

On March 29, women were invited to attend the second annual Women’s Symposium, Education to Entertainment: A Morning of Learning, Listening and Laughter, sponsored by the Floral Park Lions Club in collaboration with District 20k2. Through the generosity of the Sewanhaka Central High School District and Floral Park Memorial High School principal Dr. Kathleen Sottile and staff, the school hosted the event for the second year.

Women’s positions and responsibilities are constantly changing and there is an ongoing necessity to provide women with a forum by which to address these and other demands. The symposium concentrated on many current issues in 16 diversified and enlightening workshops.

The Sewanhaka Central High School District School Board adopted the 2014-15 proposed budget last week. The proposed budget total for the 2014-15 school year is $175.3 million, a budget increase of $3.52 million from last year. The tax levy increase is set at 2.1 percent. The budget vote will take place on May 20.

The current projection for state aid in 2014-15 is $29.2 million in the state legislative budget, a slight increase from last year ($27.8 million).

“There was a budget-to-budget state aid increase of 5.2 percent,” District Superintendent Dr. Ralph Ferrie said.


Calendar

Women’s Club Membership Meeting

Wednesday, April 16

North End Civic Association To Meet

Thursday, April 17

Blood Drive

Friday, April 18



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