Get INVOLVED with the Leadership of the SCA!
The SCA Nominating Committee is soliciting nominations for the 2015-2017 term.

We are now soliciting nominations (including self-nomination) and encourage you to submit names of individuals who you think would make a difference in our schools and community. The positions open for nomination are: Executive President, High School President, Shelter Rock President and Executive Secretary. Each position serves a two-year term. Please contact - Whitney Godfrey or Amy Keogh.

SCA Family Theatre - Tickets on Sale Now! Ticket Order Form>>
Saturday, February 7, 2 pm, Munsey Park Auditorium
The Family Theatre committee will present Miss Nelson is Missing!. It is an opportunity for the children of our community and their families to be exposed to professional theatre productions of classic children's books. Advance ticket sales are $12 or you can purchase ticket at the door on the day of the show for $14.

Save the Date: CASA/SCA/Booster Club Presentation: Hoot's Chalk Talk
Thursday, January 29
Middle and High School Students: 3:30 pm, Details>>
Parents: 7:30 pm, Details>>
Hoot's Chalk Talk is an awareness program explaining the dangers of appearance and performance enhancing drugs, energy drinks, and dietary substances.

This Week's Events:

Schools Closed, Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Monday, January 19

MS Winter 2 Sports Begin, Health History Form>>
Tuesday, January 20
Health History Forms Due 30 Days Prior to Start of Season

National Junior Honor Society Induction
Tuesday, January 20, 7:30 pm

Shelter Rock Lunch/Recess Volunteer Sign-Up, Grades K-4, Sign Up Details>>
Wednesday, January 21, 6:30 am
We will be coordinating volunteers for lunch and recess duty for the spring through SignUpGenius. An email with a sign-up link will be sent out only to the parents that are on our lunch duty email distribution list.  If you are not already on the list and would like to volunteer, then you must email your Lunch/Recess Grade Coordinator. Click on the link above for full details.

Shelter Rock Special Assembly, Grades 1-5, Details>>
Wednesday, January 21, Shelter Rock Auditorium
Children in grades 1-5 will attend a special presentation from the NY Islanders. The program stresses the importance of making smart decisions, eating healthy, staying active as well as treating others with respect.

Munsey Park/Shelter Rock Kindergarten Registration
Wednesday, January 21, 6 - 9 pm

Open House for Private/Parochial School Parents
Thursday, January 22, 6 pm, Secondary School Auditorium

Board of Education Meeting, Board of Education Site>>
Thursday, January 22, 8 pm, Secondary School Board Room

SCA Saturday Series Begins, Registration Form>>
Saturday, January 24, Shelter Rock

Save the Date:

MP/SR Joint Parent Council Meeting, Flyer>>
Wednesday, January 28, 7:30 pm, Munsey Park Auditorium
Note that this is an evening meeting.
Coding for Kids! Come hear how your child will benefit from learning computer coding at an early age.

Last Call for Volunteers for Munsey Park’s Guess Who’s Coming To Read?
Thursday, January 29, 9:30-11am
Volunteers are needed to escort mystery guests from varied and interesting careers to K-3 classrooms. If interested in assisting please contact either Kelly Smith or Karen Solon.

Shelter Rock 6th Grade Yearbook Order and Personal Ads, Details>>
Deadline: Friday, February 6
6th grade parents and family members can place a personal ad or purchase a yearbook. Click on details above for more info.

MP Student Council Birthday Box Program, Details>>
The Munsey Park Student Council invites you to participate in the BIRTHDAY BOX program sponsored by Birthday Wishes. This is a charity organization that provides birthday celebrations for children in homeless shelters. Each grade is assigned various items to bring in should you wish to donate. For more information about the program check out

Chess Club Needs Parent Volunteers
The Manhasset Secondary School Chess Club is looking to play against parents and community members in a fun evening tournament in the Spring.  If you play chess and would like to participate, please e-mail John Montesanto>>, the Chess Club Advisor.

HS Community Service, Details>>
Please review the school website for details about community service opportunities, guidelines, forms and other information. Submission deadline for the Presidential Service Award is Jan. 30, 2015. Please contact Mara Steindam with any questions.

SEPTA, Flyer>>
Registration Now Open
Free Music Celebration open to All Ages
Bach2Rock SEPTA Party

Support the SCA! Become a Member!
Please take a moment to renew your membership or join for the first time. Membership is $30 and your contribution is tax deductible. Please complete the information on the attached form and return it with your payment today.

Shop on Amazon and Support the SCA
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Upcoming Board of Education Meetings, Board of Education Site>>
Thursday, February 5, 8 pm, Secondary School Board Room
Thursday, February 26, 8 pm, Secondary School Board Room

BOX TOPS For Education Program
Help MP and SR earn some money. Please collect your Box Tops. To submit your Box Tops, place them in an envelope labeled with your child’s teacher’s name and grade, and send in to school. Please remember you can also earn extra money for the school while you do your online shopping. Sign up on the Box Tops website and earn Box Top credits while shopping at popular on-line stores. Participating Stores and Products>>

Support the SCA! Become a Member!
Please take a moment to renew your membership or join for the first time. Membership is $30 and your contribution is tax deductible. Please complete the information on the attached form and return it with your payment today.

Unauthorized Use of SCA Directories
It has come to the attention of the SCA that some community groups may have used information obtained from the SCA directories to send unsolicited emails to members of the community. The SCA has not provided email addresses published in the directories to any community groups for the purpose of enabling such groups to initiate email messages. If you are in receipt of any unwanted emails from such groups, you may remove your email address from their distribution lists by choosing the unsubscribe link in the group's email. If you continue to receive unwanted emails after unsubscribing, or if the unwanted emails do not contain an unsubscribe link, you may file a complaint at For further information on filing a complaint, see

Want to Know if it's an Odd or Even Day? Click Here>>

Manhasset School District Parent Portal, Details>>