Arts in Education: The PTA provides special in-school educational programs for the children several times a year.
School Supplies: School supplies can be ordered each spring for the following school year through the PTA. School supplies will be available for delivery. This committee organizes the ordering of the boxes.
Book and Author: The PTA brings a children’s author to Robbins Lane to give a presentation. Generally run under Arts in Education.
Book Fairs: Twice a year, the PTA partners with Scholastic to conduct a sale of popular books during the school day. .
*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.
Clothing Sale: Clothing with Syosset and Robbins Lane logos are offered for sale both in the fall and spring. The chair of this committee helps picking out the products sold and with the sale of these products.
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.
Stationary: The PTA sells pads that can be used to write notes to teachers and staff for any occasion. The chair of this committee organizes the ordering and selling of these items.
Fall Festival: A safe, fun-filled evening event at Robbins Lane. Students celebrate the fall season with music, dancing, games, activities and much more. The chair(s) of this committee organize and run the event with the help of the PTA and parent volunteers.
Family Programming: 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. The chair(s) of these events will help plan and organize a variety of family nights throughout the year.
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 day just for 5th graders.
Fifth Grade Yearbook: Compiles and coordinates yearbook pages for the 5th grade
Garden: The PTA, along with the Student Council, created and maintains a flower garden of annuals and perennials in front of the school
*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: One of our biggest events! A family favorite! 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.
PARP: “Pick a Reading Partner” is a multi-week program of fun activities and events to encourage and foster the love of reading.
Pie Sale: Annual
*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.
Rec Nights: A night of recreational fun for each grade, supervised by parent volunteers, 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.
Room Rep Coordinator: Liason between class parents and the PTA. Responsible for selecting room reps for each class and coordinating class dues collection and communication.
*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.
*Ways and Means: A council committee responsible for fundraising district-wide.
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.