Sunday Night News — Issue #37
June 12, 2022
PA Executive Board Spring Election 2022-2023
The PA Executive Board election meeting is THIS TUESDAY, JUNE 14, 6 PM. Please register here.
We encourage everyone to consider running for a position, so please do so by completing the nomination forms here and here.
Please note, the SLT positions will not be elected at this time, due to an objection to the adoption of the new SLT Bylaws.
If you have any questions, please email us at email@example.com.
GIRLS JV SOCCER CHAMPS!!!
Congratulations to LaGuardia Lions Girls JV Soccer for winning the Saturday, June 11th game against Brooklyn Tech Engineers Girls JV Soccer 2:1 to become the Public School Athletic League GIRLS JV SOCCER CITY CHAMPIONS 2022!
Note from Mr. Brummell:
"Thank you for all your support. Attached is a photo of this incredible accomplishment. The uniform was purchased with funds from our PA.
"We all are champions when our children win. Go LIONS!!"
Show Choir in Bryant Park
Enjoy lunch outside THIS FRIDAY, 6/17, with the sounds of LaGuardia's Vocal students! Bryant Park Picnic Performances continues with New York City Opera's annual celebration: Pride in the Park. City Opera will be joined by LaGuardia's Show Choir, directed by Jeanne Cascio. Don't miss it!
Spring Semi-Annual Concert
Congratulations and best wishes to our Senior Orchestra and Senior Chorus members!! Thank you for the beautiful music.
Test Prep Offer
The LaGuardia High School Parents Association and its executive board members are not in any way affiliated with Academic Approach, nor are we responsible for the fulfillment of this offer.
Premier SAT/ACT tutoring for an affordable price! Academic Approach provides some of the top test prep courses in the country, and it offers LaGuardia students these courses for 1/3 of the regular price.
Click here to learn more about this opportunity.
Financial assistance available through the Academic Forum. Please send questions about the course or about financial aid to the Academic Forum: firstname.lastname@example.org.
For Senior 2022 Families
Congratulations 2022 seniors! You are now part of the Alumni & Friends of LaGuardia family and we need your contact information to stay connected! Please fill out this form on the QR code or https://alumniandfriends.org/seniors
Alumni & Friends of LaGuardia maintains a database of our 50,000 alumni and keeps LaGuardia graduates connected to each other and the school. We organize class reunions, hold social events, give away tickets to shows and merchandise, and promote your projects. Alumni & Friends also provides vital support to the school and its students through need-based scholarships, merit awards, private lessons, master classes, as well as funding for each department. Please make sure to give us contact information to keep you connected: https://alumniandfriends.org/seniors
Zoe Schneider (LaG ‘89 Vocal)
the incredible array of work on display in the Spring Semi-Annual Art Show, which opened this past Friday. Click here to view the online gallery. Enjoy!
Graduation Dance Concert
Congratulations, dancers! We were mesmerized by your grace, and moved by your passion!!
Thank you, Senior Chorus!
Senior Chorus sang at Liberty Plaza on 6/3 for Sing for Hope. A special guest was Alex Garfin (LaG '21).
Seeking PA Volunteers!
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.
6/11 Fall Soccer Tryouts in Spring here from Mr. Brummell
6/8 LaGuardia: School Schedule until June 27, 2022 here from Dr. Stricklin-Witherspoon
6/8 LaGuardia: Student Volunteer at LaGuardia's Open House on Friday, June 17 here from Dr. Stricklin-Witherspoon
6/1 SY22-23 Calendar, Application, Schedule Updates here from Principal Vasconcelos
5/31 LaGuardia: Student Mental Health Advocates Applications Due June 15 here from Dr. Stricklin-Witherspoon
Thank you for fully funding Ms. Schwarz’s recent project for art supplies for Summer Enrichment Arts Studio class!
Although 2021-2022 is coming to a close, our help is still needed!
Ms. Steffen has requested a new laptop to aid in planning and displaying lessons, and grading assignments for her Literature Class. “In my district, teachers are not supplied with working laptops."
WE APPRECIATE YOUR SUPPORT!!
Please share our DonorsChoose page.
PA EXECUTIVE BOARD
Tuesday, 6/14/22, 6 pm on Zoom
NEXT SLT MEETING
Thursday, 6/23, 4:30 pm at school
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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.
5/20/22 Regents Information here from Ms. Collins
5/16/22 How to Renew Your 504 Plan for Next Yearhere and Updated 504 Forms here from Owen Harkness
5/12/22 2022-2023 Planning Information herefrom Ms. Vasconcelos
5/6/22 PSPGZ - Academic Planning and Course Preferences Slides and Recording from Ms. Kleiman here
4/11/22 LaGuardia: Release of 2022 - 2023 Course Catalog here
3/28/22 PSPGZ - Paying for College here from Allison Kleiman
3/11/22 Dialogue with College Board herefrom Principal Vasconcelos
3/4/22 PSPGZ - College Application Timeline here from Allison Kleiman
2/8/22 Absence Form (no subject) 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
As the school year comes to an end, the National Honor Society would like to thank everyone who helped to teach and learn from each other as part of LagPods collaborative virtual peer study groups. We would like to express particular appreciation to those who volunteered to be LagPods Leaders!
This year, we were able to expand our free program to include over 150 students in 21 academic subjects as well as SAT and ACT test prep. Many students participated in Pods in more than one subject area. We look forward to bringing this program back to you in the fall.
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions or feedback.
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
Auction / Gala Committee
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 and tech questions, in-kind donations, event planning and more!
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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.