Arts in Ed: The PTA provides special in-school educational programs for the children several times a year.
Back to School Packs: School supplies can be ordered each spring for the following school year through the PTA. School supplies will be available for pick-up in June.
Blood Drive: The PTA, in conjunction with the NY Blood Center, holds fall and spring blood drives.
Book and Author: The PTA brings a children’s author to Robbins Lane during PARP ("Pick a Reading Partner").
Book Fairs: In cooperation with the school librarian, the PTA conducts a sale of popular books twice a year.
Box Tops: Parents send in “Box Tops for Education” from various product boxes so that the PTA can purchase games and activities for the classes.
Budget: A council committee whose members act as a liaison between parents, Board of Education and Administration by disseminating budget information.
By-Laws: A council committee which reviews and updates unit by-laws as needed.
Carnival: In the spring, the PTA organizes a fun-filled Carnival for all students and their families to enjoy. Carnival games, arts and crafts, food and raffles are available.
Character Education: A joint parent/teacher committee that works on character education within the school. It is responsible for helping with the district's PRIDE program.
Clothing Sale: Clothing with Syosset and Robbins Lane logos are offered for sale both in the fall and spring.
Community Service: The PTA organizes several community service programs throughout the year for children and their families to participate in.
Cultural Unity: A committee that seeks to celebrate the evolving and growing diversity in our community. The committee will assist families that are transitioning into our schools with various resources, including a "buddy program."
Elementary Education: A council committee that reviews certain aspects of the curriculum.
Excuse Pads and Notepads: The PTA sells pads that can be used to write notes to teachers and staff for any occasion.
Fall Festival: A safe, fun-filled evening event at Robbins Lane. Students celebrate the fall season with music, dancing, games, activities and much more.
Family Nights: Activities are scheduled to provide families and friends an opportunity to socialize after school hours. Among the planned activities may be a sports night, bingo, movie night, skating and more.
Field Day: The PTA provides lunch and t-shirts along with encouragement to the students as they compete in various outdoor activities throughout the day.
Fifth Grade Committee: A committee made up of parents of 5th graders that plan special activities for the 5th graders, including a graduation celebration.
Fifth Grade Fun Day: A special field day just for 5th graders.
Gala Event: This memorable night out offers the opportunity to enjoy good food, superb company, and a little dancing for those so inclined.
Garden: The PTA, along with the Student Council, created and maintains a flower garden of annuals and perennials in front of the school, as well as a vegetable garden.
Gifted and Talented: A council committee that studies the gifted and talented program in the Syosset school district.
Health and Nutrition: A council committee that deals with issues affecting health, nutrition, and fitness within the community.
Holiday Boutique: For the holiday season, our PTA offers a wide assortment of reasonably priced items for sale.
Hospitality: This committee arranges for refreshments at various PTA meetings and functions.
International Night: We will have food, music, art, etc. representing various countries.
Kindergarten Orientation: The PTA, in conjunction with the principal, organizes the orientation for all incoming kindergarten students for the following school year.
Know Your Candidate: A council committee that introduces the candidates for the School Board.
Legislation: A council committee that receives and reports on all legislation about education throughout the year.
Lunch Days: PTA volunteers organize and serve lunch to our students four (4) days a week (Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday). All lunches must be purchased in advance, according to the prepaid cycles.
Membership: A committee that collects dues for the annual membership in the National and New York PTAs.
Men’s Boutique: The children have an opportunity to purchase items selected especially for the special men in their lives.
MJ Beanz: A fundraiser at the local toy store. Every purchase on a certain day is 10% off and 10% goes back to Robbins Lane. Gift cards can also be purchased at the 10% off rate, either in advance or at the store on the day of the sale.
Newcomers' Tea: An informal gathering is held at the beginning of the school year to welcome the parents of all kindergartners and new families to the school.
Nutrition: Addresses nutrition, health, and fitness issues within Robbins Lane and the Syosset school district.
PARP: “Pick a Reading Partner” is a multi-week program of fun activities and events to encourage and foster the love of reading.
Press Conference: A council committee responsible for collecting questions to be brought to the Administration twice a year.
Publicity: We share the many activities and accomplishments of our children and the PTA with the community by submitting pictures and articles to local papers and posting them on our website.
Raffles: A committee that is responsible for collecting items to be raffled off at various PTA events.
Rec Nights: A night of recreational fun for each grade, supervised by volunteer parents, is held at Robbins Lane for all students.
Reflections: A council committee that coordinates our entries in the annual National PTA Reflections competition in the areas of Visual Art, Music, Literature, Dance Choreography, Film Production and Photography.
Restaurants Fundraising Dinner: A fundraiser in which Robbins Lane gets a percentage of money taken in by specific restaurants at specific times.
Room Reps: Volunteer parents from each class are chosen to help classroom teachers coordinate parties and to provide support for field trips. Room Reps are also responsible for soliciting help for PTA events from the parents in their class when needed. Room Reps must attend PTA meetings. Two or three room reps will be assigned to each class; one will be the initial contact person.
Scholarship: A council committee that coordinates a fundraising drive, which provides scholarships for high school seniors.
School and Community: A council committee that studies and reports on concerns of the school and community, including environmental concerns, zoning changes, land development, etc.
SEPTA: Liaison between the Special Education PTA and the Robbins Lane PTA unit.
Spring Plant Sale: In honor of the special women in the children’s lives, the PTA provides a beautiful selection of plants to purchase.
Staff Recognition Luncheon: In late spring, the parents provide a beautiful lunch for teachers and staff to thank them for a job well done.
Student Directory: Responsible for gathering all the information and organizing it into the Student Directory.
Sunshine: Teachers and staff who are suffering longer-term illness, injury or bereavement receive special cheering up. The committee also recognizes births and other happy events.
Syosset Council: The Robbins Lane PTA, in conjunction with the PTAs from all other Syosset schools, participates in many district-wide committees and works in cooperation with the Syosset administration.
Ways and Means: A council committee responsible for fundraising district-wide.
Website: Responsible for keeping the website, www.robbinslanepta.com, informative and up-to-date.
Welcome Back Movie Night: An outside movie night at the beginning of the year to welcome back students is held at Robbins Lane for all children. This event takes place after school hours.
Wellness: A council committee responsible for the Red Ribbon Week, AIDS Awareness and Substance Abuse programs.