Elementary School 2020-2021


2020 ES Council Chair: Anabella Davis - escouncil@bronxvillepta.org

ES Vice Chair / Chair for 2020-22: Alanna Leavell


Upcoming Events

11/26 & 11/27 School Closed Thanksgiving 

12/10 ES Council Meeting, 7 pm (Virtual)

 ES Council Meeting 8/5 @5:30 - Minutes

ES Council  Zoom 11/17 Meeting Recording Link

PTA Elementary School Council Meeting Agenda

Tuesday, November 17, 2020 7:00 PM


  1. Welcome – Anabella Davis, Council Chair

-Thanks to all the hard work of staff and teachers to keep school up and running!


  1. Westchester County Executive – George Latimer

-Recognition of Anabella’s work and commitment to ES Council


  1. Westchester County Legislator, District 15 – Ruth Walter

-Certificate of Achievement to ES Council


  1. Superintendent’s Report – Dr. Roy Montesano

-Review of the “Yellow Zone” letter

-School can remain open when testing is required if we go into Yellow Zone

-If school is above infection rate of county, school needs to continue to test

-Many families reached out to volunteer to help support testing measures

-Review of travel guidelines as we approach Thanksgiving

-Once construction finishes up, high school students may get back to building


  1. COVID Coordinator & Assistant Superintendent – Dr. Rachel Kelly

-Thanks to families for quick response and communication with school

-PCR Tests required for re-admittance to school


  1. Bronxville School Foundation – Katie Shah

-Donation letter has been sent out

-Highlighted many projects Foundation has been able to do due to donations


  1. PTA Fundraiser: Light Up the Night – Jennifer Heathwood 

-Way to bring community together while being safe and raising money for PTA

-Buy kit (on Membership Toolkit) which includes 10 candles and two wine tumblers


  1. Bronxville Non-Partisan Committee – Shelly Klose

-History of NPC


  1. CARE Program – Dr. Joyce Vastola   

-Letter coming out this week for parents to help reinforce concepts at home


  1. Principal’s Report – Dr. Tricia Murray

-School is going well and running smoothly

-Election Day was example of what remote learning will look like if school switches to that platform


  1. Committee Presentations – Anabella Davis

-Teacher Appreciation Luncheon – Amy Krause

-Boxed lunches from Nutmeg replaced traditional luncheon



-Memorial Day Logo Contest – Shelly Klose

-Record number of Submissions

-Zachary Golinger was chosen as winner


-Food Drive – Alanna Leavell

-Parents donated to Feeding Westchester instead of candy drive this year


-BOLD Council – Christina Provenzano

-Discussion about what BOLD does


XII.    Questions & Answers


Upcoming Events

  • Early Dismissal @1:30 pm – Nov 25th

  • School Closed Thanksgiving – Nov 26th and 27th

  • PTA: Light Up the Night – Dec. 4th 5:00 – 8:00 pm

ES Council Meeting- December 10th 7 pm (Virtual)

ES Resources:

More Resources:

Link to new B*Well Resources

Link to new BOLD Update & Resources

Link to School UpdatesSchool Psychology Department Resources

See also Remote Learning Parent Guidelines; District website: Online Educational Resources.


177 Pondfield Road Bronxville NY United States 10708

Please direct inquiries to

Lia Gravier president@bronxvillepta.org

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