Sunday Night News — Issue #31
May 1, 2022
Click HERE to donate and/or solicit auction items!
Congrats, Senior Families!
Happy National College Decision Day!!
Students are encouraged to wear their post-secondary swag on TUESDAY, 5/3, for selfies in front of a LaG step-and-repeat backdrop!!!
General PA Meeting 5/3
THIS TUESDAY, 6 PM
Allison Kleiman, LaG's post-secondary specialist, will give an overview of the fall course selection process.
Mandarin-, Russian- and Spanish-speaking translators will be available for the meeting.
Click here for the agenda and here for the April meeting's minutes. Stay tuned for the April financial report.
This meeting will be recorded and made available for those who can't attend.
Senior Concerts Delight!
Congratulations to LaG's Senior Symphonic Band (below), Senior Jazz Band (above) and guest vocal soloists on their refined musicmaking!
National Volunteer Week
Did your student(s) participate in National Volunteer Week 2022 during Spring Recess? Or do they volunteer regularly? If so, they might be interested in the diploma Seal of Recognition for Service that can be earned by documenting their volunteerism in x2VOL.
For more info, see "Community Service Hours" under the Useful Info header in the Frequently Asked section below.
Academic Forum 5/5
2022-2023 Course Offerings
and Academic Planning
THIS THURSDAY, 7-8:30 PM
Alyssa Collins, AP Math and Science
Matteo Mannino, AP Social Sciences and World Languages
Julissa Marrero, AP English
MORE DETAILS HERE
Click image to buy raffles by THIS THURSDAY, 5/5!
The Magic Flute is Coming to LaG
Click here for details about an in-school performance being brought to LaGuardia this Friday, 5/5, by New York City Opera.
Help us to ensure the PA's ability to continue supporting the school's enhanced arts and academic offerings!
Who Will See Your Gift?
1,000s of Current LaG Students & Families
10,000s of Alumni & Former Families
Extensive Community of LaG Friends
Limitless Arts-Loving & General Public
What are the Perks?
SPECIAL TABLES @ GALA on 6/6
PRODUCT INFO EXCHANGE
ANNUAL GIVING REPORT
The deadline for sponsorship submissions is Friday, 5/13.
For inquiries, please contact the Sponsorship Committee by phone at: 917-292-0010 or by email at: firstname.lastname@example.org
THANK YOU FOR YOUR GENEROSITY!
Save the Date!
Parents/Guardians Night Out
Tuesday, May 17, 4-6 pm
il Buco Alimentari & Vineria
Details to follow.
School Request for Prom Services
If you or someone you know can help,
please contact email@example.com
by Friday, 5/20.
DJ (already booked)
help with cost (direct payment to the vendor)
65 low centerpieces around $35/ea
10 bouquets of flowers around $20/ea
2 larger bouquets at $35/ea
2-3 photo kiosks that print on demand and/or email photos to individuals or groups
Bites and Lights
All parents/guardians welcome!
PLEASE JOIN US
Thursday, May 26th, 6-8 pm
Anable Basin Sailing Bar & Grill
(4-40 44th Dr. Queens, NY 11101)
Relax by the water, order your own food and drink, and mingle. We look forward to visiting in-person!
10-min. walk from the E, M and 7 trains
15-min. walk from the LIC ferry
Wear comfortable shoes—the view is worth it!
However, we understand that this is a busy season, so we welcome drop-ins as well. Hope to see you there!
Google Maps link:
Summer Job with Alums
Great student employment opportunity!
New County Day Camp on Staten Island
(the Senior Director and Associate Director
are both LaG alumni)
HIRING NOW for ages 16+
(transportation via air-conditioned buses
available across Brooklyn and Manhattan)
$400/wk for rising high school Juniors and Seniors
$500/wk for college students
$600/wk for college graduates
$800/wk is the starting salary
for LEADERSHIP positions
Thank you to Alumni Director, Zoe Schneider, for sharing this notice and the extra details!
Click here for Early Bird tickets.
Attention: Senior Families!
Prom: June 18 @ The Marriott Marquis
Graduation: June 21 @ Location TBA
REMINDER for students to do the following prior to graduation. For complete instructions, please see Allison Kleiman's email "Reminder to update Naviance," sent on 4/5.
1) Enter an outcome for all applications.
2) Indicate enrollment so LaG has permission to send your final transcript with proof of graduation in June.
3) Delete incomplete apps and email Ms. Kleiman the list of schools she needs to remove.
Questions? Students can book an appointment with Ms. Kleiman during their lunch/free period.
REMINDER:Seniors must complete the 2022 Diploma Name Verification Google Form. You must be logged into your LaGuardia Gmail account in order to access the Google Form and you will need to enter your student ID number and official class/homeroom which are both printed on the front of your LaGuardia student ID card.
REMINDER: Please click image below to contribute if you can!
Seeking PA Volunteers!
We're looking for 5 volunteers to form a Nominating Committee in preparation for the 2022-23 PA (Executive Board) and the 2022-24 SLT (School Leadership Team) elections taking place in June. The only requirements to be part of the committee are: a) you must be a parent or guardian of a student at LaGuardia and b) you must not be a current EB member planning to run for the 2022-23 PA Executive Board (this stipulation does not apply to the 2022-24 SLT elections). Please email:firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Gala and Auction Committees are seeking additional volunteers, especially those with graphic design and event planning skills. If you can help organize, plan, design, solicit items and/or support this event in any other way, please reach out to to Co-VPs AnneMarie Nasello and Kanokwan Sire:
The Communications/Website Committee is seeking additional volunteers with data / document / content / website management skills (spreadsheets, DMS, graphics, CMS, etc). We look forward to hearing from you if you can help with a current project and/or if you'd like to learn how you can help to support the Comms/Web Team next year: email@example.com.
Recent School Notices
See select ongoing school notices under the Useful Info header in the Frequently Asked section below. Check your inbox, the Mail menu option in PupilPath, and the Announcements header on laguardiahs.org for additional school notices.
Updates and Reminders4/27 from Ms. Altschul here
AP Exam Room# 4/29 here
LaGuardia: Release of 2022 - 2023 Course Catalog 4/11 here
Thank you for fully funding Mrs. Lytle's and Mr. Antao’s recent projects!
PLEASE MARK YOUR CALENDARS to increase the impact of your donation this week! In honor of Teacher's Appreciation Day, a 50% match will be available until funds are exhausted THIS TUESDAY, MAY 3!
Help Mrs. McGoey to attend an Anti-Racist Parent/Educator workshop to learn essential tools to incorporate anti-racist practices into teaching styles, lesson plans and curricula as well as to empower students to stand up to racial inequality. EXPIRES THIS FRIDAY!
Help Ms. Pan receive a new computer to help facilitate the creation of high quality interactive match lessons and videos for students in Algebra I and Discrete Math. EXPIRES NEXT FRIDAY!
Help Mrs. Lytle receive a water distiller, enabling students to produce pure water which will allow for more accurate science labs.
Help Ms. Barilegive her students individual sets of art materials supporting them in nature journaling, in and out of the classroom.
WE APPRECIATE YOUR SUPPORT!
Please share our DonorsChoose page.
NEXT GENERAL PA MEETING
TUESDAY, 5/3/22 @ 6 PM
NEXT STUDIO MEETINGS
See Studio updates below.
NEXT SLT MEETING
date and time TBD
Please note locations.
| Tuesday, May 3|
| Wednesday, May 4|
| Thursday, May 5|
| Friday, May 6|
| Sunday, May 8|
| Monday, May 9|
| Tuesday, May 10|
Who to Contact at School
This link will guide you to the appropriate school employee for specific questions.
DOE supports and resources are here.
Students can connect with the LaG Student Government Organization (SGO) by following @SGOLAG on Instagram.
Student Working Papers
Once both the Application for Employment and Health Examination Form have been completed, please log in to your LaGuardia Gmail account (only students can access the documents), and fill out the Google Form, where you will be asked to upload these documents along with your birth certificate and student ID card/passport.
Application for Employment
Health Examination Form
Working Papers Google Form
Notes: Your doctor must use the health form above, and it must be filled out in its entirety in order to be considered valid. You must be logged in to your LaGuardia Gmail account in order to access the Google Form.
Community Service Hours
If your student would like to receive a Seal of Recognition for Service on their diploma, 100 hours of community service is required.
1) Students must use their LaGuardia Gmail account to sign up for x2VOL.
2) Students may volunteer with any nonprofit or not-for-profit organization.
3) Students must record a detailed description of their service, including the name and contact info of an adult who supervised their activities.
For more info, please see the x2VOL Help Center and/or email Ms. Hobot.
Ongoing School Notices
Click here to see announcements that have been posted on the schoolwebsite.
LaGuardia: Release of 2022 - 2023 Course Catalog 4/11 here
PSPGZ - Paying for College 3/28/22 here
Recording from Allison Kleiman
End of March Covid Update 3/23/22 here
Dialogue with College Board 3/11/22 here
from Principal Vasconcelos
PSPGZ - College Application Timeline 3/4/22 here
Slides & recording from Allison Kleiman
Absence Form (no subject) 2/8/22
Only students can access this here.
MTK is an all-in-one software solution for the PA's many initiatives, including our custom website, communications, donations, family directory, volunteer signups, online sales & fundraising, private bulletin boards and more.
To receive PA & Studio communications, and to gain access to restricted content on our website, please follow these steps:
1) Create a login.
2) Complete family info required fields.
3) Select your consent preferences.
Note: If you don't see two green circles with check marks on this page, be sure you've completed all steps above.
TIPS: You must click "NEXT STEP" (bottom right corner of the "Your Contact Information" page), and then you must click "SAVE" (bottom right corner of the "Student Information" page).
For assistance, please reach out to
LaG Virtual Study Groups
LaGuardia’s National Honor Society runs LagPods, which offers free, virtual, collaborative peer study groups for all grades/levels in math, science, social studies, English, world languages, academic Studio classes, and SAT & ACT test prep. All are welcome to join!
Each LagPod decides as a group when to meet (outside of school hours). Leadership opportunities are available.
Sign up here for academic subjects.
Sign up here for SAT and/or ACT prep.
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.
This is a free service provided by the United Federation of Teachers. Licensed educators advise Grades K-12 students and/or their parents in all subjects, Monday through Thursday from 4 pm to 7 pm (when school is in session). Assistance is available in these languages: Armenian, Bengali, Chinese, English, French, Haitian-Creole, Korean, Russian, Spanish and Tagalog.
This nonprofit strives to offer "a free, world-class education for anyone, anywhere."
NYPL Brainfuse HelpNow
This is a free eLearning service for all provided by the New York Public Library. Live tutors are available online every day between 2 pm and 11 pm EST for these subjects: math, science, reading/writing, social studies, PSAT/SAT, ACT, AP and state standardized tests. Additional offerings include a 24-hour Writing Lab and Foreign Language Lab / Spanish-Speaking Support.
You must have a library card to begin.
Click here for more info.
Join our Team!
To help with any of these initiatives, please
Communications / Website Committee
Movie Night Committee
Parents Night Out Committee
THANK YOU to all who have opted to offer Your Volunteer Interests, Skills and Resources. This has helped us to identify volunteers for Orientation, First Day of School, Elections, Pickup/Drop-off of purchased and donated items, Photography, Music Stand Assembly, Program Design, Gala/Auction, Chaperoning, and more!
THANK YOU to all who have opted to share your Professional Industry while filling out Your Contact Information. This has helped us to identify volunteers for mental health Q&As, legal questions, tech questions, in-kind donations, event planning and more!
Sign Up and Choose
LaGuardia High School
Parents Association Inc.
For questions about, and/or to submit content for consideration in SNN, please email: email@example.com.
IMPORTANT: Photo submissions must include the full names of identifiable students, and parental consent must be provided for use in our PA communications.
To check your media consent preferences on our website, click My Account, then My Forms/Paperwork, then Directory & Publish Preferences. Or, log in to MTK, then click here.
The LaGuardia High School PA and its Executive Board members are not affiliated with, nor in any way endorse, non-LaGuardia HS entities / offers / programs / services / events featured in our communications.