SUNDAY NIGHT NEWS
May 23, 2021 Issue #34
In lieu of ticket sales this year, please consider making a donation to the PA:
THANK YOU!
PA ELECTIONS FOR 2021-2022 EXECUTIVE BOARD AND SLT

CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS!
We are now accepting nominations for
PA Executive Board Positions and
School Leadership Team Positions
Nominations will close on
Monday, May 24, 2021
 
Elections will be held on
Tuesday, June 1, 2021, at 7:00 PM
Zoom Link coming soon!
Join the PA Executive Board
and keep it vibrant!

BE SINCERE. COMMIT TO THE WORK, NOT JUST THE TITLE.

If you have the passion for making our excellent school a better place and can commit to the work, please consider running for a PA office.
  • Nominations will also be accepted from the virtual floor on the night of the election. 

  • The only qualification to run for office is that you are a parent/guardian of a child currently attending our school. However, per the Chancellor's Regulations, DOE employees are not allowed to run, even if they have a child in the school.

  • All elected PA Executive Board members serve a one-year term.

  • SLT parent representatives serve a two-year term.
Join the PA Executive Board!

OPEN PA POSITIONS:
  • Co-President (Individual or slate of 2)
  • Co-Vice President (2 positions)
  • Treasurer (1 position)
  • Assistant Treasurer (1 position)
  • Secretary (1 position)
  • Assistant Secretary (1 position)
  • Academic Forum Chaiperson (up to 4 positions)
  • Community Involvement (2 positions)
Join SLT!
 There are four (4) parent representative spots open.
For SLT info, check the SLT bylaws.
 Join Your Studio Board!
Also consider a role in your studio.
Each studio has its own board of many members and conducts its own elections at a studio meeting.
Contact your studio rep for details.
You can also click LaG PA Bylaws for more information on our PA and positions, and if you want to know more about a position, email LaGPAElections@gmail.com.
Nomination Forms for
PA Executive Board Positions and
SLT Parent Reps
Please click on one of the nomination forms to fill out:
Please get involved, and make LaGuardia a better place for all students!
CAPS AND GOWNS ARE HERE
Caps and gowns have arrived! If you placed a cap and gown order, please contact Alice Tse at Alitse@gmail.com, and provide the following information: Student Name, Parent Email, Parent Phone Number, Studio, Student Height.
AUCTION NEEDS YOU
Now LIVE!
Featuring over 160 special items. Every bid goes directly to support scholarships for SAT/ACT test, support across classes, rehearsals and productions, Senior Dance, afterschool clubs, master classes, internships, Rising Stars production, and so much more!
This year we have over 30 incredible items in the Super Fame Auction!
You will find experiences that money can't buy:
  • Conversation with SNL Director Don Roy King
  • Consultation with General Director of New York City Opera
  • Opportunity to speak with Maestro of Rheingau Musik Festival, the biggest classical music festivals in Europe
  • 1-on-1 makeup session with Pro Brian Duprey
  • Count Me In Comedy Writing with Bryan Tucker
  • VIP experience in Bryant Park Picnic Performances
  • Phoenicia Festival of the Voice
  • The Garden of the Finzi-Continis
  • Improv classes at the Yes Show
In the LaG Live Auction:
a weekend getaway, fabulous jewelry, art,
unique experiences, beauty, dining, music,
sports tickets, and more!
And new items added:
  • 4 tickets to a show at Brooklyn Bowl
  • 3 Private Alexander Technique Lessons
  • Seafood tower & wine (up to 4 guests) at Charlie Palmer Steak
  • Rosé All Day Baskets
  • 1 hour with flute soloist, experienced teacher, and Broadway pit member
  • Custom hand-knit baby sweater
  • Raffle tickets to Chicago on Broadway
  • Raffle tickets to Dear Evan Hansen on Broadway
Let the bidding begin!
Thank YOU!
The Auction Committee 2021
UPCOMING EVENTS:

May
5/24 - Mellow Mondays-Share & Learn Stress Management Techniques, Zoom Link Meeting ID 898 5933 3442, Passcode 167452 (4:00-5:00 pm)
5/24 - Understanding Course Offerings Session – Grade 11; Please Check LaG calendar Later for Zoom Webinar link (7:00-8:00 pm)
5/25 - Understanding Course Offerings Session – Grades 9 and 10; Please Check LaG calendar Later for Zoom Webinar link (7:00-8:00 pm)
5/26 - "Let's Talk College" Open Discussion/Q&A [LaG Guidance] Zoom Link (7:00 pm)
5/26 - Music Studio General Meeting, Zoom Link (7:30 pm)
5/27 - SGO Application Receive Permission to Run
5/27 - Asian American Pacific Islander Open Talk Series, Zoom Link (3:00-4:00 pm)
5/27 - AAPI/Mental Health Event: “The Past is Prologue” with Karen Yau [LaG] (3:30-4:00 pm)
5/27 - Academic Forum, “Writing a College Essay,” Zoom Link (6:30 pm)
5/27 - Senior End of Year Meeting (7:00-8:00 pm)
5/27 - Understanding Sexual Harassment and Consent (for Parents), Zoom Link (7:00 pm)
5/28 - Senior Art Show #3 Opens, Click to View
5/28 - First Day of SGO Campaign, May 28-June 7
5/31 - No School (Memorial Day)

Click here to view the full LaGuardia HS calendar.

Click here to view the DOE 2020-2021 school calendar.

Click here to view the DOE 2021-2022 school calendar.
LaG ARTS FEATURED IN "GRADUATION 2021: A CNN SPECIAL EVENT”
Feat. LaG’s Show Choir and select Senior Dance Studio Members
Aired Sunday, May 23, 7:00 pm (EDT), on CNN, CNN International, CNN en Español
Our fame continued to rise to greater heights when LaG’s Show Choir and select Senior Dance Studio members performed in “Graduation 2021: A CNN Special Event.” Congratulations on a beautiful presentation! We’re so proud of our students and everyone who helped make this happen.
MUSIC SENIORS REUNION
Thursday, June 3, 2021
Central Park, Great Lawn (near Delacorte Theate & W. 81st St.)
Please see the following link to be sure your student is ready and so you know the details and how to help out.
 
For our Students...this is going to be amazing. Join the volunteers and we'll have some fun too.
SENIOR ART SHOW # 1
Premieres Friday, May 28
Be on the lookout for Show # 3, the last of the three Senior Art Shows!
Archived SNN (May 16)
  • Message from our PA President
  • Rising Stars Countdown to Airdates
  • 2021 Spring Auction Now LIVE!
  • PA Nominations and Elections
  •  And more

ACADEMIC FORUM COMMITTEE (AF)*
Upcoming Meeting This Thursday

Writing the College Essay
presented by Jonathan Shapiro of New York Writing
NEW DATE!
Thursday, May 27, at 6:30 pm

Jonathan Shapiro has been helping students write for more than 20 years. His tutees have been accepted to the most select schools, including Harvard, Princeton, Stanford, Yale, MIT, NYU, Cornell, and many, many more.

Currently, Jonathan teaches writing and literature at Fordham University and tutors writing for not only college application essays but also academic and creative writing.

You can learn more about Jonathan and his work at ivyessaycoaching.com and newyorkwriting.com.
For general questions, contact Academic Forum at LaGuardiaAF@gmail.com 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.
Additional Free Resources from Guidance
There’s something for everyone in this week’s College and Counseling, Week of 5/24/2021, with a few highlights listed here:
  • Sound Thinking – Free Summer Program
  • Importance of Self-Care: Experiencing Burnout
  • Workshop Recordings (in case you or your child missed these events)
If you have any questions or want to contribute information to our newsletter, please contact: LaGuardiaHSPA@gmail.com
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