Bronx High School of Science Parents' Assocation

PA Meetings & Minutes


2016 – 2017 PA Meeting Dates

9/19/16Welcome Night: Meet our principal and administration, and learn about our communications network, plus breakout sessions with meaningful topics for each grade
10/18/16SLT & PA Elections and What Every Teenager Needs, with Sean Grover

helpful hints on raising purposeful, productive and happy teens.

Meet the Speaker - Sean Grover
11/17/16College Topic: Navigating the College Application Process, with Sara Harberson of Admissions Revolution ( and

Meet the Speaker - Sara Harberson
12/15/16How to Turn Conflict into Closeness in Relationships
1/17/17College Topic: Alan Sheptin of Sheptin Tutoring Group explains the difference between the SAT and the ACT and why every parent and student should care (

Meet the Speaker - Alan Sheptin

SAT ACT Presentation
2/13/179th-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.
3/15/17Adolescent Healthy Habits: panel presentation with topics such as stress, anxiety and depression, healthy sleep, internet usage, substance abuse.

Child Mind Institute handout
4/5/17Andy 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”.
5/16/17State of School Address – find out how our school did over the year from Dr. Donahue and our Assistant Principals.
6/12/17SLT & 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.

PA DRAFT Minutes

May 2017pdf_symbol-150x150 (94kb’s)

PA General Meeting Minutes

April 2017pdf_symbol-150x150 (214kb’s)

March 2017pdf_symbol-150x150 (226kb’s)

February 2017pdf_symbol-150x150 (158kb’s)

January 2017pdf_symbol-150x150 (212kb’s)

December 2016pdf_symbol-150x150 (98kb’s)

November 2016pdf_symbol-150x150 (477kb’s)

October 2016pdf_symbol-150x150 (229kb’s)

September 2016pdf_symbol-150x150 (211kb’s)


Prior Year Minutes