Welcome to Denman, returning and incoming families!
We are about to begin a school year unlike any other, and understandably, there are still many uncertainties about what lies ahead. Let me assure you that our Denman community consists of dedicated teachers, staff, and administrators who will work together—albeit remotely, at least initially—to help make this year productive and engaging for our students. Denman administrators have been working all summer in preparation for this unprecedented situation.
We intend on building a strong virtual community, and one of the best ways to stay connected and informed is by becoming a PTSA member. Our first PTSA general meeting will be held virtually on September 8th at 5:00 pm. We will send out Zoom registration links closer to that time. Please join us! PTSA board parents will be available to answer any questions you might have as a new family to Denman.
We are excited to share with you the new PTSA membership system (Totem) that we implemented last year. To join, please use the following link.
Other ways you can stay connected are by liking our Facebook page and joining our email group by emailing here: DenmanCommunityfirstname.lastname@example.org
The Denman PTSA aims to positively impact the lives of all children and families in our community. Our current PTSA was founded in November of 2012 and has continued to grow each year. In the last couple of years, our fundraising goal has been $40,000 a year, which has been used, in part, to support the following:
- Funding our “Teacher Grants” program
- Purchasing technology for our students
- Volunteering at the school and photocopy station
- Building classroom libraries in ELA and science
- Supporting new teachers
- Funding professional development for teachers
In addition to our fundraising goals, our emphasis for 2020-21 is to grow our membership, to support the staff and teachers of Denman as they encourage our students to explore STEAM and literacy, and to continue growing this vibrant, diverse community. For more on how the PTSA supports the Denman community, take a look around our website at www.denmanptsa.com. It’s never too early or too late to make a donation, use the donate button to the right on this page to give now.
We might not know what the future holds, but we want to be ready to support in any way we can. We can make it through this together.
Danica Gittelman & the 2020 Denman PTSA Board
Denman PTSA President