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Originally delivered on 6/13/2022 10:39 am

SUBJECT: LaG HS PA Sunday Night News 6/12/22

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



Thank you for helping us to raise more than $80K!

Last Chance works of art
more Buy Nowitems
Fire Sale bidding
Count Me In! classes
Raffle Tickets



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 

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:

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

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:

Thank you!

Zoe Schneider (LaG ‘89 Vocal)
Alumni Director

Don't Miss

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:

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 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."


Please share our DonorsChoose page.

Tuesday, 6/14/22, 6 pm on 

Thursday, 6/23, 4:30 pm at school
watch email for Zoom link


Chicago Pit Orchestra Audition Info Sessions/Workshops
LaGuardia High School
sign up for Monday, 6/13, 4:15-4:45 pm
sign up for Monday, 6/13, 4:45-5:15 pm

High School Summer Pass
Planet Fitness
free membership 5/16-8/31

chance to win $500 scholarship (per state)
sign up with parent approval

Climate Advocates Summer Intensive Institute

learn moreandapply by 6/15

Summer Civic Fellowship 2022
Next Generation Politics

learn moreandapply by 6/15

Youth Food Advocates
Lunch for Learning Coalition
service hours + $275/semester stipend
apply by 6/15

Writing and Mentoring Programs
Girls Write Now
apply by 6/27 for September start

Rising Scientist Awards
$2000 scholarship for college expenses
Child Mind Institute

teacher submission by 7/5

ONE Lab Summer Studio 2022
fee required; scholarships available

apply for 7/5-7/15 session

Scene 1 Theater Intensive
The New Group

apply for 7/11-7/29 experience

College Bound Academy 2022
for rising seniors
TGR Foundation

apply for 7/18-22 session
apply for 7/25-7/29 session
apply for 8/1-8/5 session

Free Arts Events

Broadway Grand Gallery exhibition until 6/15
The Times Square Alliance and Playbill

Jazz in Times Square until 6/16
Jazz at Lincoln Center & Morgan Stanley

Sounds at Sunset until 6/16
Brooklyn Bridge Park

Dance in Times Square until 6/17
Ailey Extension

Dance Week New York City until 6/18
free classes from various studios

Date Night at the Met, Fridays and Saturdays 5-9 pm until 6/25
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Downtown Stories interactive theater until 6/25
Downtown Alliance and EnGarde Arts

Takashi Murakami An Arrow through History until 6/25
Gagosian Galleries

New Plays Festival 2022 until 6/26
Columbia University School of the Arts

Photoville Festival until 6/26
20 outdoor locations in all 5 boroughs

Richard II until 6/26
Hudson Classical Theater Company in Riverside Park

The New Colossus Festival Concert Series Sundays 12-6 pm until 6/26
18th Ward Brewery, Brooklyn

Radiance large-scale suspended sculpture until 6/27
Brookfield Place

Washington Square Music Festival Tuesdays 8 pm until 6/28
Washington Square Park, Manhattan

Broadway Blooms: Jon Isherwood on Broadway until 7/15
Broadway from 64th St to 157th St

Costume as Contemporary Art until 8/14
Museum of Arts and Design
(free for "18 & Under")

Piano in Bryant Park until 10/7
ragtime, stride and jazz 12:30-2:30 pm daily

Picnic Performances @ 7 pm until 10/17
Bryant Park

Virtual Visiting Series Concerts
Concerts in Motion
music of multiple genres and languages
music for those with dementia & their caregivers
music for Holocaust survivors


Our last meeting of the academic year is 6/15 at 7 pm. Please join to hear from Eli Schreiner and vote for the PA's 2022-23 Tech Studio leadership. The Zoom link is 
here. See roles and candidates to date here.

Thank you for your support and commitment to Tech at LaG!

Carmen, Emily, Layla, Louisa & Rina

Louisa Chafee & Emily Steed

PA Tech Studio Minutes

PA Tech Studio Merch Store

PA Tech Studio Webpage

LaGuardia Arts HS Technical Theater Studio


To help serve lunch to Music Seniors on 6/16 and/or to assist during the Open House for accepted students on 6/17, please reach out by email.

Monday, 6/20, 7:30 pm
Seeking candidates! To learn more and/or to express your interest, please fill out this form. Watch for complete details in tomorrow's Music Monday.

Our Music Studio Store is closing this week until Sept 2022. Place all orders by Thursday.

Anne Gregorio & Nan Hawley (Instr)
Michael Capasso & Marcee Smith 

PA Music Monday Newsletter

PA Music Studio Merch Store

PA Music Studio Webpage

LaGuardia Arts HS Music Studio

Monday, June 13
9:00a Spring Sing (Buffamanti)
12:00p Spring Sing (Davidson 1)
Tuesday, June 14
Flag Day
9:00a Spring Sing (Evans)
11:30a Spring Sing (Davidson 2)
1:00p Spring Sing (Warden)
1:00p Dance Senior Celebration
1:45p Drama Senior Celebration
6:00p PA Executive Board Elections 2022-2023
Wednesday, June 15
8:15a ELA Regents Exam
12:15p Living Environment Regents Exam
7:00p Tech Studio PA Meeting
Thursday, June 16
8:15a Algebra 1 Regents Exam
10:00a Fine Arts Senior Celebration
10:00a Music Senior Celebration
12:00p Tech Senior Celebration
12:15p Chemistry Regents Exam
Friday, June 17
8:15a Global History and Geography Regents Exam
9:00a Post-Secondary Parent/Guardian Weekly Zoom Meeting
10:30a Open House for Accepted Families
12:30p Post-Secondary Parent/Guardian Weekly Zoom Meeting
Saturday, June 18
Building Closed
Friday, June 17
8:00p Senior Prom
Sunday, June 19
Building Closed
Saturday, June 18
8:00p Senior Prom
Sunday, June 19
Father's Day
Monday, June 20
Building Closed
Juneteenth - Schools Closed
Juneteenth (substitute)
Tuesday, June 21
8:15a Geometry Regents Exam
12:15p World Language Assessment
6:00p Graduation - Class of 2022
6:30p Executive Board Meeting

NYCDOE School Year Calendar 2022-2023

NYCDOE School Year Calendar 2021-2022

Spanish, Chinese, Bengali, Russian, Urdu, Arabic, Haitian Creole, Korean and French translations here.


Mental Health Links on our website
Shared by LaG parents and mental health experts, Jennifer Abcug (LCSW) and Sherry Stuart (LCSW).

Child Mind Institute
Video and print resources designed for students. Topics include feelings, thoughts, mindfulness, relaxation and managing intense emotions.

CNBC Invest in You: Money 101

DOE: Affordable Internet

FCC Affordable Connectivity Program

The JED Foundation: Let's Talk NYC

Mayor's Office of Community Mental Health

NYC DOE Parent University Course Catalogue

NYC DOE Mindfulness for Parents Courses

NYPL Money Matters

Who to Contact at School

This link will guide you to the appropriate school employee for specific questions.

Multilingual Learners

DOE supports and resources are here.

Student Government

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.

Membership Toolkit

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 pagebe 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 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.

Call 212-777-3380.

Khan Academy

This nonprofit strives to offer "a free, world-class education for anyone, anywhere."

Help Center


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

Athletics Committee

Auction / Gala Committee

Communications / Website Committee

Election Committee

Fundraising 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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To check your media consent preferences on our 
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