Parents Place


* Learning Leaders
* Community/Family Mural Making
* Ongoing Academic Workshops
* Classes for Families who are English Language Learners
* Family Art/Dance Nights
* Family Friday’s Open School Mornings (Parents as Learning Partners)
* Ongoing student exhibitions and performances
* Class and Family Trips
* Volunteer Opportunies*PTA Events

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We are pleased to announce that we will be partnering up with the Millennium after school program for our grades K-5. For more information click here.

Parent Teacher Association Executive Board Members

Lay-Tasha Gregory – PTA President 

Bernice Crespo – Co-President 

Chun Tom – Treasurer 

Carolina Cohen- Recording Secretary

Melissa McAllister – Recording Secretary

PTA meetings are open to all WCSS families!  Family meetings are the second Tuesday of every month at 5:45PM

School Leadership Team Members

School Member – Dana Gerendasi
School Member – Denise Getchius Staines
School Member – Corinne Dubensky
School Member – Melanie Meyerson
School Member – Madia Lamontagne
Parent Member – Lay-Tasha Gregory
Parent Member – Carolina Cisneros
Parent Member – Laura Frank
Parent Member -Lada Panksowski
Parent Member – Christine Leotta

School Leadership Team meetings are held the second Thursday of the month at 2:30.  All parents are welcome to observe the meeting.  Observers are not allowed to comment during the meeting.  They may sit and listen to the Team discuss key issues that will move our school forward.  If you would like a forum to share, please come to our PTA meetings held the second Tuesday of every month at 6:00PM.


For additional Middle School Options, please click here and click on District 27.

District 27 is a zoned middle school district.  Our zoned middle school is the Waterside School for Leadership (M.S. 318)

Application schools in District 27

For information on Scholars’ Academy, please click here

For information on Channel View School for Research, please click here

For information on KAPPA VI, please click here

If you are interested in the Mark Twain Gifted and Talented school located in District 21 in Brooklyn, please clickhere for more information.

Citywide Gifted and Talented Middle Schools located in Manhattan

For information on NEST (New Explorations into Science, technology and Math), please click here

For information on the Anderson School, please click here 

For information on TAG Young Scholars, please click here