New Nanuet Elementary PTA Board Voted In

Meet your new PTA board for Miller and Highview Elementaries for the 2012-13 school year


At the Nanuet Elementary PTA meeting earlier this month, candidates for the 2012-13 board were voted in. Here they are:

  • Maureen Nicolich, President
  • Ellen Ryan, VP Highview
  • Kristen Padilla, VP George Miller
  • Julie D'Adamo, Treasurer
  • Helene McCauley, Recording Secretary
  • Karen Nicosia, Corresponding Secretary
  • Michelle Mazarro, Counsel Delegate
  • Laura McElhennon, Counsel Delegate

The Nanuet Elementary PTA is responsible for things such as the , bringing in cultural enrichment such as , the , School Pictures, , and much more. 

PeterM May 25, 2012 at 03:52 PM
Congrats to the above mentioned. But I certainly hope none of the individuals above contributed to the alleged racial comments that occurred at Provident Bank Park in regards to students from East Ramapo school district..If so, then your tenure is already damaged and the individual(s) should remove themselves from their post since they are a poor example.
terrancem May 25, 2012 at 04:45 PM
i was taught that if you follow a compliment with the word "but", you negate the compliment. associating this incoming administration with "alleged" comments is totally reckless!
PeterM May 25, 2012 at 06:43 PM
Thank you for your comments terrancem. While I understand your point since I did not disclose all of the details of the incident and I was not as detailed with my thoughts as I should have been, I do not believe reckless would be the appropriate wording. And I use the word "allegedly" because I was not there during the incident. However I have confirmed with an East Ramapo official that an incident did occur which included a PTA member and a teacher from Nanuet. Regardless of the specifics, nothing of this nature should not have occurred and both individuals should be acting with a higher degree of decorum and setting an example for the young children. Therefore to clarify, if that person involved with the incident is on the list above then they should remove themselves. If not then the members above should review the situation and resolve it with the appropriate actions so that this does not occur again. I hope that clarifies my position on the matter. On a separate note, I apologize for not being more detailed but to totally dismiss my comment because of the word "allegedly" without reviewing the situation in further detail is reckless in itself. I was taught that if you take a position of leadership then you should be setting the example.
NanuetMom May 25, 2012 at 08:16 PM
To hide behind the word "allegedly" is quite foolish. You were not there to really be able to make an accurate account of the situation and to attempt to call out or imply that possibly this incoming board is responsible for the situation is appalling. The women on that incoming board fund raise, run programs and help support the Nanuet Schools every single school year for the benefit of the children in this district. And for your information, they were NOT a part of the situation that took place! t is HORRIBLE that you got on your soap box and added a comment to which you are completely ignorant to the situation having NOT EVEN BEEN THERE when Patch posted a very nice article and asked to congratulate them for stepping up. PTA is not an easy task to take on and assembling a board is even more difficult. I will assume that you have never run a committee or been on a PTA board or been a class parent that is responsible for other children on a class trip. It is a daunting task that takes a special person who really cares about the kids in their school to step up. Rather than continuing your rant, I would be apologizing to these people on the board for your outburst and perhaps give them a genuine Congratulations and Thank You for stepping up. I for one appreciate all they are going to take on and do for the wonderful students and teachers in Nanuet!!!!!
Edith May 26, 2012 at 01:00 PM
As a PTA parent in an ERCSD school, and knowing the adults involved on the ERCSD side of this issue, I totally believe them. They are very reputable people. I agree, bieng involved in the PTA is a responsibility. All the more important for those adults to behave more responsibly!
Gibson joyce May 27, 2012 at 06:32 PM
I agree with Edith. Involvment in the schools is appreciated. However, making inappropriate comments but children is inexcusable. Adults in a position to lead should be an example in ALL children, not just in their school district and people of a specific color.
Chidra May 30, 2012 at 10:35 PM
To use the word "allegedly" would be to make an assumption based on evidence that one believes to be at least semi-reputable. Meanwhile, NanuetMom, you've made a brazen "assumption" (a word you yourself used) about PeterM based on even less evidence. So, believing an account that has been confirmed by numerous trusted sources even though one was not physically present for the incident verses blatant fabrication of a grounds on which to attack Peter (but not his statement, just him. Weak.) now which of these two sounds foolish to you? Your argument is ridiculously fallacious, attacking Peter ad hominem. Furthermore, regardless of what a valorous and noble act being part of the PTSA is, it does not excuse an individual of bigotry. You are making the assumption that because PTA "isn't easy" and it "takes a special person" that it is impossible that a member of the PTA could sling racial slurs and hate? I would spend time taking apart that flawed logic but I would hope that any individual in full possession of their senses would see how the one does not discount the other. Lastly, I don't know, but it seems like your tirade was more of an "outburst" than Peter's, if only due to the gratuitous use of exclamation points and Caps Lock.
Watchdog August 05, 2012 at 01:45 PM
Sen. Harry Reid was "told" by someone that the "word was out" that Gov. Romney did not pay any taxes for ten years. What is this world coming to? If you are afraid or to cowardly to name names then please keep your comments to yourself.


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