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Welcome to GW HSA,

The George Washington HSA is a non-profit organization comprised of parents/guardians of students, faculty and administration of George Washington Middle School. We help provide enriching experiences for our children and communicate interesting and important information to parents throughout the year.

Our Mission

The mission of the foundation is to provide for closer relationships among parents of children attending George Washington Middle School (GWMS) in Ridgewood, New Jersey and the teachers and administration of GWMS, to raise funds to enhance the educational opportunities of students attending GWMS and to foster and promote innovative approaches for excellence in education at GWMS.

The Executive Board

The Executive Board comprises of Officers of the Foundation and the Principal of GWMS.

Executive Board 2020-21

President - Juliane Cho

Vice President - Tasneem Patrawala

Treasurer - Suzanne Laffey

Secretary - Amy Kahn

Planning and Development - Maria Hutchinson & Tori Schoeler

Volunteer Coordinator - Leila Nosrati

Nominating - Stacy Stroehmenger & Elizabeth McCarthy

HSA Meeting Dates 2020-21

HSA Meetings are held one Wednesday of each month at 1:30 pm. Meetings will most likely be held virtually via Zoom. A link will be sent out closer to the meeting date. All parents are encouraged to attend. HSA meetings are a forum to provide interesting and important information to parents and guardians throughout the year. Please note that there will be no December or June meeting.

2020 Meeting Dates

September 23

October 21

November 18

2021 Meeting Dates

January 20

February 17

March 17

April 21

May 19

Committee Chairs

Beautification - Tyrrell Januzzi

Birthday Books - Stacy Stroehmenger

Book Fair - Alanna Shevak, Shulamit Gershenson and Tasneem Patrawala

Class Parent Coordinator - Daria Linnington

Directory - Lauren DiMaulo

Directory AD Sales - Sinan Akar

Enews - Caroline Oddy

Film Festival - Joanie Harrington

GW Cares - Leila Nosrati

GW Store - Tasneem Patrawala

Girls On The Rise - Leila Nosrati and 

Heather Zarnet

Hospitality - Kim Cadaret

Locker Shelves - Daria Linnington

LSHSA Rep - Elizabeth Rottinger

Media Center - Amy Kahn

Redemption Programs - Darren Lilley

School Supplies

Spirit Wear/ Chrome Book Covers - Lauren DiMaulo

Student Photos - Carla Sullivan

Teacher Appreciation - Petra Mevissen-Eurlings and Aaron Block

Wellness Day - Kim Cadaret, Sinan Akar, Vanessa Lee and Jessica Franklin

6th Grade Chairs

Folder - Daria Linnington and Pamela Lobosco

Photo Book - Kristen Daffron

7th Grade Chairs

Community Service - Jane Zhuang and Deborah Steinbaum

8th Grade Chairs

Carnival - Diala Pharaon-Abboud and Rebecca Rubenstein

Memory Show - Brett Sklar

RHS "SCOOP" Night - Daria Linnington, Carrie and Luly Bestard Melarti

Promotion Party - Carla Sullivan and Diala Pharaon-Abboud

Promotion Reception - Karen Shoener and Sally Finning

Community Representatives

Friends Of The Library - Jane Zhuang

Friends Of Music

Safety Policy - Mark bruno

TIC TOC Reps - Pilar Segura and Jill Williams