May 2, 2021 Issue #31
 Our General PA Meeting will take place
Tuesday, May 4 @ 7:30 PM

 For now, stay tuned!
Agenda and Zoom link to follow.
Online Auction: May 14 to May 25
The Auction is designed to help raise funds to support ALL studios and programs at LaGuardia Arts High School. Last year we were thrilled to have raised roughly $30,000 at the start of the pandemic. This year, we are cautiously optimistic that we can go beyond that number and set a goal of having every family participate.
We need your help more than ever in obtaining items for this year's Online Auction. You can find some helpful donation ideas in the list below:

  • Tutoring
  • College prep
  • Audition prep
  • Beauty/health/wellness
  • Professional services
  • Restaurant gift certificates
  • Home décor
  • Jewelry
  • Clothing
  • Hotel stays
  • Vacation home stays
  • Arts events
  • Event ticket
  • Cultural and unique experiences
  • Wine & spirits
  • Sports equipment
  • Memorabilia
  • and more!
Help make a difference with these fundraising options if you are able to do so:
  • Support LaG’s Online Auction (May 14-May 25): You can support by donating goods, services, and items. Every donation, no matter the size, is deeply appreciated.
  • Two EASY ways to DONATE!
  1. Click here to print the attached form
  2. LaGuardia Arts Givergy website coming soon!
  • Help create experiences to benefit our students. These experiences are open to all students. Please email for suggestions and ideas.
  • Consider Corporate/Business Sponsorship: Link for LaGuardia Arts Corporate/Business Sponsorship coming soon!
Donation Deadline is
Wednesday, May 12
Thank you very much for your
generous donation.

Together we are making the difference in our community!

The 2021 Auction Committee
Deadline: Tuesday, May 4
Four LaGuardia kids need your votes by May 4 to get into the Top 30 of BroadwayWord's Next on Stage. Let's see LaG well represented in the Top 30! Please vote for Eason Rytter, Ruby Griffin, Lucy Lewis, and Julia Marshall - all in the Class of '22 - by following these directions: 

1. Click on each LaG student’s name from the below buttons.
2. On each student's page, fill out the voting fields.
3. IMPORTANT: Open your email from "BroadwayWorld," and click to confirm your vote through that email.

Good luck to Eason, Ruby, Lucy, and Julia!

LaGuardia’s Francesca Gamba (Vocal, ‘21) made Finalist in this year’s 2021 Hal Leonard Vocal Competition! Francesca won in the Musical Theatre category, High School 16-18 years old. Click the button below to view the video of the songs she presented for this category.

Congratulations, Francesca!
Archived SNN (April 25)
  • LaG Administration’s Input for School Year Planning
  • The Lyric Lab
  • Resources for Sexual Violence Awareness Month
  • College Essay Guy
  • And more
Please help support
the artistry and perseverance of
LaG students from every Studio!

Any amount helps!

5/3 - Mellow Mondays [LaG Guidance] Zoom Link (4:00 pm)
5/3 - Academic Forum Committee Office Hours, Zoom Link (5:45-6:30 pm)
5/3 - Financial Aid Overview for Juniors [LaG Guidance] Zoom Link (6:00-7:00 pm)
5/4 - Parent/Guardian Workshop – Coping with Grief (2) [LaG Guidance] Zoom Link (5:30-6:30 pm)
5/4 - General PA Meeting (7:30 pm)
5/5 - "Let's Talk College" Open Discussion/Q&A [LaG Guidance] Zoom Link (7:00 pm)
5/6 - Asian American Pacific Islander Open Talk Series, Zoom Link (3:00-4:00 pm)
5/6 - College Essay Writing (3) for Juniors [LaG Guidance] Zoom Link (5:30 pm)
5/7 - Mother’s Day Concert hosted by Saving Mothers Club, Zoom Meeting ID 826 0936 4423, Passcode 995635 (5:00 pm)
5/10 - Principal's Virtual Office, Zoom Link (7:30-8:30 am, 12:00-1:00 pm, 7:30-8:30 pm)
5/10 - Academic Forum Committee Office Hours, Zoom Link (5:45-6:30 pm)
5/11 - SLT, Register as an Observer (4:15-5:45 pm)
5/11 - Naviance for Parents [LaG Guidance] Zoom Link (5:00 pm)
5/12 - "Let's Talk College" Open Discussion/Q&A [LaG Guidance] Zoom Link (7:00 pm)
5/13 - No School (Eid al-Fitr)
5/13 - College Essay Writing (4) for Juniors [LaG Guidance] Zoom Link (5:00 pm)
5/14 - First Day of 2021 Spring Auction (online May 14-25)
5/14 - Senior Art Show #2 Opens, Click to View

Click here to view the full LaGuardia HS calendar.

Click here to view the DOE 2020-2021 school calendar.
Friday, May 7, 5:00-6:00 pm
Join with Zoom, Meeting ID 826 0936 4423, Passcode 995635
Sit back, and enjoy a Mother’s Day Spring Concert! The Saving Mothers Club* will present this fundraiser on Friday, May 7, at 5:00 pm! Admission is a $5.00 donation, and for those who submitted a video audition, admission is $3.00. To donate, please go to, and send a screenshot of your receipt to
*The Saving Mothers Club is dedicated to raising awareness of mothers’ safety in delivering their babies - from third world countries to here in NYC.
Opened Friday, April 30
Congratulations to our Show Choir seniors on their outstanding cabaret, which premiered online on Friday, April 30! Traditionally, Show Choir seniors put on a small cabaret to close out the year. This year's cabaret features 15 students performing musical theater selections with the theme "Hello, Goodbye," celebrating new beginnings and fond farewells. Missed it? You can still catch the show by clicking the image below!
Opened Friday, April 30
Congratulations to our Fine Art seniors on their exquisite senior art show, which premiered online on Friday, April 30! Two more shows will follow on May 14 and 28. The senior art shows are an annual LaG tradition, celebrating the highly varied and sophisticated work of the Fine Art seniors. Click the button below to visit Show # 1!

New York State TAP
Find out how to pay for college tuition with TAP on p. 5 of the Guidance Department’s College and Counseling newsletter, Week 5/3/2021.
Waitlisted? Deferred?
Both terms do not mean acceptance into college, and both do not mean rejection. The Guidance Department cuts these terms down to size on p. 4 of their College and Counseling newsletter, Week 5/3/2021.
Academic Forum Committee (AF)*
College Essays
presented by Jonathan Shapiro of New York Writing
Thursday, May 20, at 6:30 pm
Link coming soon!
AF Office Hours
Feel free to drop into the Academic Forum Committee Office Hours every Monday from 5:45 pm to 6:30 pm. Join here.

For general questions, contact Academic Forum at or the Committee Co-Chairs:
*The Academic Forum is a subgroup of the Parents Association focusing on Academic matters at LaGuardia. Meetings are held monthly on a range of topics with guest speakers and parent panels.
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