May 9, 2021 Issue #32
(Originally aired Friday, May 7)
Sit back, and enjoy this Spring Mother’s Day Concert - performed by students from across our LaGuardia Studios, and sponsored by the Saving Mothers Club*.
Even if you missed its original airing, you can see it on demand now. Admission is a suggested $5.00 donation, or $3.00 for those who submitted a video.
To donate, please go to,
and then send a screenshot of your receipt to to credit our club for their efforts. Anyone interested in learning more about the club is also very welcome to use this email for more information! Thank you for supporting this special cause on a special day. And congratulations to the club leadership, members, the performers, and Ms. Kirou for putting together such a polished tribute. It's easy to see that your hearts were in it.
*The Saving Mothers Club is dedicated to raising awareness of mothers’ safety in delivering their babies - from third world countries to right here in NYC.
and the Final Office Hours Session of the Academic Forum Committee
Monday, May 10
You'll have great opportunities to get answers to your questions and concerns about school. Please leverage these opportunities to speak directly to our Administration and Academic Forum Committee:
Office Hours with Ms. Vasconcelos
7:30 am, 12:00 pm, and 7:30 pm
Final Session of the Academic Forum
Committee Office Hours
5:45-6:30 pm
Please help support
the artistry and perseverance of
LaG students from every Studio!

Any amount helps!
Wednesday, May 12, 4:00-5:00 PM
Join NYPL's FREE College Life Panel comprised of college students from six different colleges and universities from across the country! Listen to what their experience on campus has been; learn what life has been like for them as a college student; and ask questions about how they have navigated college life during the pandemic. Click the button below to read more and to register for this event.
4:00-5:00 pm via Zoom
NYPL is hosting six career panels, all FREE, covering a variety of different industries and professions with panelists from all over the country! Click the links below for more info and to register for the events:
- Tuesday, May 18: Legal Professions
- Wednesday, May 19: Fashion Industry Professions
- Thursday, May 20: Education/Publishing/Writing
- Tuesday, May 25: Business Professions
- Wednesday, May 26: Healthcare Professions
- Thursday, May 27: IT Professions
FREE Program: Making Money with Music: A Professional Talk on Getting Live and Virtual Shows
Monday, May 24, 3:00-4:30 pm
This FREE virtual program is for anyone 18 years old and up and for high school seniors accompanied by parents/guardians. In this talk, learn the basics of how to book a performance or set up a livestream event with Mehmet Dede, a professional music curator and tour producer. Advanced registration required.
Get Ready!
Online Auction Starts this Friday, May 14
The annual Auction helps all our kids
in so many ways:

  • Scholarships for SAT/ACT test prep courses
  • Art and Tech supplies
  • Senior Dance
  • Afterschool clubs
  • Masterclasses
  • Internships
  • Rising Stars 2021 production
  • and so much more!
Let's make our Online Auction
a huge success so that
the PA can continue to help our kids
make their school year great!
Thank you for all of the wonderful auction items donated thus far, including some featured below:

  • Equestrian House, Pocono’s Best Country Getaway
  • Virtual conversation with the director of SNL, Don Roy King
  • Comedy Writing Workshop with co-head writer for SNL, Bryan Tucker
  • Virtual conversation with Tenor Amine J. Hachem
  • Mets game tickets
  • Makeup class with renowned artist, Brian Duprey
  • Improv classes with LaG family award-nominated director, Ralph Buckley
  • Music lessons with Elliot Sharp
  • Math Tutoring with LaG Math teacher, Melanie Pflaum
  • Personal tour of “20th Century & Contemporary Art” at Phillips by Rachel Adler Rosan
  • EmerginC Skincare products
  • “Drawing on Paper” by Stephen Antonson
We are still accepting donations.
No donation is too small!
Donation Deadline is
Wednesday, May 12
With deep gratitude,
The Auction Committee 2021

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 - Final 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)
5/11 - Parents of Tech Studio Meeting, Zoom Link (7:45 pm)
5/12 - Virtual “Check-in” for Students (optional), [LaG Guidance] Zoom Link (3:30-4:30 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, May 14-25 (online)
5/14 - Senior Art Show #2 Opens, Click to View

NEW! Click here to view the DOE 2021-2022 school calendar.

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

Click here to view the full LaGuardia HS calendar.
Tuesday, May 11, 7:00 pm
Attend this FREE webinar given by Andy Bramante, corporate scientist turned high school teacher, coach, and mentor in the field of science research. He will talk about exciting opportunities for high school students interested in STEM and how students can get started in science research. Click the button below to read more about his webinar and to register for this free event.

We have another Finalist! LaGuardia’s Amélie Kaufman (Drama ‘23) made Finalist in this year’s 2021 Hal Leonard Vocal Competition! Amélie won in the Division for Art Song, Early Teen 13-15 years old. Click the video below to view the songs she presented.

Congratulations, Amélie
Archived SNN (May 2)
  • General PA Meeting
  • Rising Stars Post-Production Update
  • Voting for LaG Students in Broadway’s Next on Stage
  • And more

College Now Program
Is your teen interested in taking college courses while in high school? Find out how through the College Now Program, info located on p. 3 of the Guidance Department’s College and Counseling newsletter, Week 5/10/2021.
Excelsior Scholarship Program
Check out the Excelsior Scholarship and eligibility requirements to go to college for FREE! It’s all on p. 3 of the College and Counseling newsletter, Week 5/10/2021.
Academic Forum Committee (AF)*
AF Office Hours

Final Session of Academic Forum Committee Office Hours
Monday, May 10, 2021
5:45 pm to 6:30 pm

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.
Upcoming Meeting

College Essays
presented by Jonathan Shapiro of New York Writing
Thursday, May 20, at 6:30 pm
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