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Upcoming Events

If you don’t see what you are looking for below, please contact TPPA President Tiffany DeMarcay (,
or TPPA Corresponding Secretary Dee Dee Bland ( We look forward to seeing you at our next event!

Visit the TPPA PAGE on the PARENT PORTAL for additional information.


Parent Education Committee Presents Q&A with College Counseling
Tampa Prep's College Counseling Director, Mike Wagstaff, and the College Counseling Team will present a roadmap of the college preparatory process at Tampa Prep and answer your questions.  This is open to the school community - parents and students. Senior class parents are welcome to attend, sit back and relax. 

Date: Wednesday, Jan 26
Time: 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.
Location: Student Center
Please RSVP
Questions? Please contact Tien Tien at


Terrapin Dads Happy Hour
Please join us after work for a social gathering with Upper School Head Carl Carlson. We will be located at the picnic tables facing the river in the front of Armature Works. 

Date: Tuesday, Feb 1
Time: 5:30 - 7:00 p.m.
Location: Armature Works, outside at tables facing the river
Questions? Please email Bill Bland at


6th Grade Parent Coffee
Please join us on Feb 2 at 8:50 a.m. for the 6th Grade Parent Coffee “Back to Basics with Our School Counselors,” hosted by your TPPA reps. Guest speakers are Sarah Johnson and Michele Cole. 
Sarah Johnson, the Academic Support Counselor for Middle School, will touch on "How involved should I be in my middle school students' academics?" - fostering organizational skills/study skills / working on self-motivation for school work - all a challenge for middle school students!
Michele Cole, the School Counselor, will talk about "What do middle school students need from their parents?" - social-emotional development in adolescence; social skills, independence, behavior in person and online, etc. in the transition to middle school. Please RSVP.

Date: Wednesday, Feb 2 
Time: 8:50 - 10:00 a.m.
Location: Student Center, masks required
Please RSVP.
Questions? Please email Nurdan Johnsingh at  


TPPA’s February Book Club Meeting 
For our February Book Club Meeting, we are reading A Woman Is No Man, by Etaf Rum. Please join us on Feb 8 at 9:00 a.m. even if you haven’t finished - or started! - the book. Our conversations are never just limited to the narrative of the book. Please RSVP so the event chairs can notify you of any changes to the meeting location. 

Date: Tuesday, Feb 8 
Time: 9:00 - 10:00 a.m.
Location: Tampa Prep large conference room, masks required
Please RSVP.  
Questions? Please email Molly McCoy Straus at


TPPA Monthly Board Meeting
Join us for the Tampa Prep Parents Alliance monthly board meeting. You’ll hear about the exciting events that the TPPA has on tap for the school year and learn about volunteer opportunities! 

Date: Wednesday, Feb 9
Time: 9:00 - 10:30 a.m.
Location: Tampa Prep Student Center
Questions? Please email Tiffany DeMarcay at


12th Grade Parent Social
Attention all 12th grade parents! Please join your TPPA reps for a parent social on Wednesday, Feb 9, at 6:00 p.m. We had such a great time at our December social that we’re returning to Ava Restaurant on Howard Avenue. Light appetizers will be provided by the TPPA and a cash bar will be available. Please RSVP by Feb 4. 

Date: Wednesday, Feb 9
Time: 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Location: Ava Restaurant, 718 S Howard Ave, Tampa 
RSVP by Feb 4
Questions? Please contact Marie Manthey at




Volunteer Opportunities for the 2021-22 School Year
Tampa Prep Parents Alliance would love to know if you’d like to be invited to participate in volunteer opportunities at school as they come up during the 2021-22 school year. Please fill out this form now to receive volunteer invitations.