2016 – 2017 PA Meeting Dates
|9/19/16||Welcome Night: Meet our principal and administration, and learn about our communications network, plus breakout sessions with meaningful topics for each grade|
|10/18/16||SLT & PA Elections and What Every Teenager Needs, with Sean Grover
helpful hints on raising purposeful, productive and happy teens.
Meet the Speaker - Sean Grover
|11/17/16||College Topic: Navigating the College Application Process, with Sara Harberson of Admissions Revolution (admissionsrevolution.com and saraharberson.com)
Meet the Speaker - Sara Harberson
|12/15/16||How to Turn Conflict into Closeness in Relationships
|1/17/17||College Topic: Alan Sheptin of Sheptin Tutoring Group explains the difference between the SAT and the ACT and why every parent and student should care (sheptin.com)
Meet the Speaker - Alan Sheptin
SAT ACT Presentation
|2/13/17||9th-11th Grade Parents: Course Selection for 2016-17, including a 4-year overview.
12th Grade Parents: Alum parents share surprises encountered when students finally went off to college – e.g., handling money, new found freedoms, etc.
|3/15/17||Adolescent Healthy Habits: panel presentation with topics such as stress, anxiety and depression, healthy sleep, internet usage, substance abuse.
Child Mind Institute handout
|4/5/17||Andy Lockwood presents, “College Planning “Secrets”: How to Multiply the Odds of Admission and Pay “Wholesale” Prices". Andy runs Lockwood College Consultants, and wrote the book, “How to Pay Wholesale for College”.|
|5/16/17||State of School Address – find out how our school did over the year from Dr. Donahue and our Assistant Principals.|
|6/12/17||SLT & PA Elections, plus If I had only known now what I didn’t know then – meet last year’s grads and find out about their adjustment to college life, with some pointers for our own students.|
Other PA Gatherings
|12/5/16|| Summer Opportunities Speaker Event at the Midtown Library in Manhattan
American Camp Association: Summer Camp Jobs for Teens
College Now at Hunter College: Free College Level Classes for High School Students
Rockefeller University: Summer Science Research Program
NYC Department of Youth & Community Development: Summer Teen Employment with NYC
Princeton Review: Summer Test Prep
For free bus transportation to these meetings from Manhattan and Queens, please call Vallo at 718-961-7600 by noon the day before the meeting.