PTA News & Announcements

  • Please join us for our next PTA meeting 

    May 9th, 2015 at 10:00 AM 

    A Mother’s Day Celebration

    Breakfast will be served in honor of

    our East-West Mothers/Guardians

    There will be a fundraising raffle for a Mother’s Day Gift Basket full of items to pamper a special mom

    Valued up to $ 1,000

    Raffle tickets on sale now - $20.00 each


    Send requests to Ms. Torres - Parent Coordinator (Main Office)

    All proceeds will go to our

    East-West Scholarship & Graduation funds

    Click here for Flyer and to purchase tickets.

    05/04/2015 - 13:29
  • April 28, 2015

    Dear East-West Parents, Guardians, and Staff,

    You are cordially invited to our next PTA meeting which will be held on Saturday, May 9, 2015 at 10:00 AM. We will start with a delicious breakfast buffet in honor of Mother’s Day and we will have some special giveaways for our mothers in attendance.  We will also be holding a special fundraising raffle for a beautiful Mother’s Day gift basket with a variety of items to pamper a special mom; total retail value of basket is approximately $1000.  Raffle tickets are on sale for $20 each. Drawing will take place at the end of our PTA Meeting. You do not need to be present to win.

    The business portion of the meeting will offer information useful to parents from the PTA and the school. We will be holding nominations for our Annual PTA Executive Board Elections. We are still looking for parents interested in joining the PTA Executive Board and the School Leadership Team for the 2015-2016 school year. Attached is a brief description of each position and their responsibilities. Please come and let your voice be heard! If you are interested in getting involved or would like more information, please contact Ms. Tijuan Harris, Nominations Committee Chairperson, at or Ms. Margarita Torres, Parent Coordinator at The Annual PTA Executive Board Elections will take place at our final PTA meeting of this school year on June 6, 2015.

    The meeting will also include reports from our Principal, Mr. Sherman and our Assistant Principals, Mr. Chang and Mr. Kleiman.

    And finally, we always allow plenty of time for a question and answer period so that the concerns of our parents can be addressed by the school administration.

    Thank you for your continued support and participation. We look forward to seeing you on Saturday, May 9, 2015 at 10 AM.


    PTA Executive Board

    Clic aquí para la traducción española

    Click here for a list of PTA Executive Board Positions

    Clic aquí Disponibles Puestos de Official: Deberes y Responsabilidades

    05/04/2015 - 12:29
  • PTA Meeting on Saturday, April 18, 2015 at 10:00AM

    Light Refreshments will be served.


    Parent Workshop: "How to Reduce Stress and Increase Your Emotional Well-Being"


    For more information, please contact

    04/18/2015 - 03:50
  • PTA Meeting on Saturday, March 7, 2015 at 10:00AM

    Light Refreshments will be served.


    Title 1 Parent Workshop: "Teenage Violence"

    Guest Speaker: Ms. Yuanfen (Kristen) Chi, LMSW from Garden of Hope


    03/04/2015 - 18:30
  •  PTA Meeting on Saturday, February 7th, 2015

    at 10:00 a.m

             Light Refreshments will be served. The first 50 people will also receive a free Tulip.

    Immediately following the meeting there will be a

    Title 1 Parent Workshop: “Stress Free Meditation” for parents.

    Children are welcomed to participate with their parents.

    The workshop will begin promptly at 11:00 a.m.

    Please arrive on time. There will be no entry after 11 a.m. 

    *Bring a Towel or Mat for the Meditation Session*

    There will be a Holiday Raffle: $2.00 per ticket


      We will be raffling “Valentine’s Day” gift Items and a “Tea for Me” gift basket. 


    01/30/2015 - 17:47

     “Health and Fitness Workshop: Zumba or Yoga with your child”

    January 10th, 2015 11:00 a.m.

    *Immediately following the PTA meeting*




    A FREE Yoga mat will be given to the first 50 Participants!

    01/07/2015 - 19:29
  • 12/12/2014 - 19:51
  • Parent Teacher Association (PTA)

    East-West School of International Studies

    46-21 Colden Street, 4th Floor Flushing, NY 11355

    (718) 353-0009         email:

    The Parent Teacher Association of East-West is proud to present



    What is the RED feather fundraising?

    In Japan, at the beginning of October each year, everyone can be seen wearing a RED FEATHER on their shirt or clothing. This is a belief that YOU have done a good deed and earned a merit for it by wearing a RED FEATHER.

    We are introducing the RED FEATHER fundraising initiative to support the PTA beginning WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 17th (during our Winter Festival). The suggested donation is $20.00per family. If you cannot attend, you may drop off a check in the office endorsed to the PTA. We will send you the red feather by mail.

    PTA raises funds through membership and fundraising events. From these funds, the PTA provides a wide range of educational enrichment programs, scholarships, classroom materials, and much more! Your generous donations helped pay for the following items this current school year 2014-15:

    • Summer Bridge: August 2014 - Luncheon for the incoming students and new faculty/staff.
    • Thanksgiving Fundraising Initiative (free turkeys and care packages available to the first 50 East-West families). We gave out a total of 53 FREE TURKEY packages on Friday 11/21.
    • FIRST Dean’s List Citizenship Award Luncheon – Pizza luncheon for 55 students and faculty
    • FREE Refreshments during the following events: a) East-West Open House b) Parent Teacher conferences.
    • 2015- January’s Health Awareness Month – FREE Zumba and Yoga classes following the PTA MEETING.

    UPCOMING EVENTS for sponsorship and funds needed for 2014-15:

    • PIZZA PARTY celebration for the upcoming Dean’s List recipients $400.00 approx. (2nd – 4th marking periods).
    • Scholarships for High School Students $600.00;   Scholarships for Middle School Students $300.00 and refreshments for Stepping Up & High School Graduation Ceremonies $1,400.00

    Thank you in advance for your generous donations!



    Sharlene Tillet, Carol Samano, Denise Eng and Tijuan Harris










    ¿Cuál es la recaudación pluma roja???? En Japón, a principios del mes de octubre de cada año, todo el mundo puede ser visto usando una pluma roja en la camisa o en la ropa. Esta es una creencia de que usted ha hecho una buena obra y obtuvo un mérito para que mediante el uso de una pluma roja.

    Estamos presentando la PLUMA ROJA para recaudar fondos para apoyar la escuela y el PTA. La iniciativa empieza el  miércoles, 17 de diciembre (durante el Festival de Invierno).  La donación es de $20.00 por familia. Si no puede asistir, puede dejar una marca en la oficina apoyó a la PTA. Le enviamos la pluma roja por correo.

    Gracias! Feliz Navidad y Feliz año nuevo.

    12/11/2014 - 16:19
  • Parent Teacher Association (PTA)

    East-West School of International Studies

    46-21 Colden Street, 4th Floor

    Flushing, NY 11355     (718) 353-0009


    Thank you to the first “50” families who signed up for our FREE Thanksgiving Care package (bag).  It was a successful endeavor and we had so many families who signed up. 

    If you signed up, please note pick up information below:

    PICK UP DATE:      NOVEMBER 21, 2014 (FRIDAY)

    TIME:                        3:30pm-6:30pm

    WHERE:                  East-West; 4th floor PTA office

    We cannot hold anyone’s care package since we do not have proper refrigeration for storage.

    If you do not pick up your care package on Friday, 11/21/14, it will be donated to another family.


    Thank you and enjoy the holidays from our families to yours!


    Sharlene Tillett, Carol Samano, Denise Eng, TiJuan Harris. 

    11/17/2014 - 19:32
  • PTA Toy Drive

    11/13/2014 - 18:32