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CONGRATULATIONS PRINCIPAL ZHANG!
Principal Zhang was the recipient of the prestigious Asian American Achievement Award sponsored by the Asian Alumni Association of the City College of New York. She received this honor at the group’s annual Lunar New Year Dinner. 

DONATE TO THE ANNUAL APPEAL - STUYVESANT NEEDS YOUR HELP 

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SPRING FEAST UPDATES - LOWER TICKET PRICES EXTENDED THROUGH MARCH 7
Friday, April 17, 6:30 - 10:00 p.m., Jing Fong Restaurant (20 Elizabeth Street, NY, NY)

TICKETS:  BECAUSE OF NEW AND EXCITING OPPORTUNITIES, we have extended the early-bird special for another week. Through March 7, you can still get tickets for $70 per seat (table for 10 for $650.) 

The PA has secured an exciting mentorship opportunity, which has made been possible by the Zheng family, but you must attend the Spring Feast to take advantage of it. Ten MDs, Directors and VPs from a major investment bank will hold one-on-one, private sessions with Stuy kids to discuss how to succeed on Wall Street. The sessions will take place at Stuy starting at the beginning of May. The sign-up, which will take place at the Spring Feast, is free, but is limited to 20 kids.  Other mentoring sessions (in science and architecture, among others) will be offered at the silent auction to be held that night. 

If you miss the Spring Feast, you will miss these mentoring possibilities! Buy your tickets now.

We are trying to organize tables around various interests, so if you want to sit with the club or team your child is involved with, let them know and we will organize the seating.  If you want to make new friends, we will put you with like-minded people.  

CASH DONATIONS:  The PA has received a matching donation of up to $2,500 from the Zheng family! This means that every dollar you contribute is worth two dollars. The matching donation will only be made if and to the extent the PA receives cash donations from you. We are still short of our goal, so act now.

AUCTION DONATIONS: Some recent donations for the auction:

Four Disney One-Day Park Hopper passes
Tickets to a Mets game
Tickets to the 2016 Tribeca Film Festival
Henri Bendel "Blocked Carryall" Handbag
SAT Common App Essay Package

Please keep them coming!  No donation is too small.  The PA welcomes all unused/unopened items, and is especially interested in auctioning unforgettable experiences. Can you cook authentic Chinese or Korean food?  Offer to go to the winning bidder’s house and cook for a group of ten. All donations are tax deductible. 

TREAT-A-TEACHER: Buy a ticket for a teacher (by March 12, please) and suggest teachers to be invited to the event. Give the people who work so hard for your kids a wonderful night out. 

SENIOR PARENTS: Buy a booster ad for your graduating senior in the commemorative Spring Feast Journal to congratulate him or her for a job well. Email Iris Lam at This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it or Ruth Wyatt at This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it if you are interested.

Questions?  Email This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it  To buy tickets, treat a teacher, donate auction items, advertise in the journal, sponsor the event, volunteer or for more information click the  

SCHOLARSHIPS FOR SENIORS

Seniors: As of February 1st, the Alumni Association is accepting applications for their generous scholarships available to the Class of 2015. These range from from $100 to $12,500! This is just one of the many ways in which our loyal alumni support Stuyvesant and its students - learn more at this link: http://www.stuyalumni.org/spring-2015-scholarships/


JUNIOR PARENTS MEETING
Wednesday, March 4, 8:15 a.m., Whole Foods TriBeCa, 2nd Floor Cafe

Grab your own coffee. Meet with Junior Parent Members at Large, get friendly advice and tips from experienced parents. Ask questions and get answers from other parents of Stuyvesant Junior students.

Questions? Contact Ling Anderson at   This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it


2015 STUYVESANT PA PHONATHON - VOLUNTEERS NEEDED
Wednesday, March 4 and Thursday, March 5, 6:00 - 9:00 p.m., 330 West 42 Street, 7th Floor

The Phonathon is a great way to meet other Stuy parents and raise funds for our school.  Please consider signing-up for one or both evenings.  You can sign up using this link: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0948aaaf2eaaf94-2015

Questions?  Contact Cindy Soohoo,  This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it  or Shirley Chin,   This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it


BREAKFAST WITH THE PRINCIPAL
Thursday, March 5, 7:45 a.m. - 9:30 a.m., Teacher Cafeteria (Room 531)

Please come for a light breakfast, coffee, Q&A and an informal chat with Principal Jie Zhang. Hear Principal Zhang's thoughts on current happenings at the school and have an opportunity to meet other parents, ask questions and raise concerns.  All parents are welcome!  

SCHOOL DOCTOR AVAILABLE FOR MEDICAL EXAMS
Thursday, March 5, 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m., Room 371

Students may see the school doctor to receive medical examinations necessary for working papers and sports team tryouts/participation. Working papers are often required for summer jobs and internships. Students must bring in the signed parental permission medical form in order to see the doctor on Thursday – CLICK HERE  to link to the school website, ATHLETICS section of the school homepage. Parents should complete & sign the first part of this PSAL Sports Interscholastic Medical form; the school doctor will complete the examination section.

STUYVESANT ALUMNI MENTORING INFORMATION SESSION
Thursday, March 5, 4:15 - 5:15 p.m., Asphalt Green Center (212 North End Avenue - two blocks south of Stuyvesant)

Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors are invited to attend an information session about a new Alumni Association initiative designed to help students explore different professions and industries and develop important professional and social skills. Students can apply to be connected to Stuy alumni career mentors in fields such as science, business, engineering, law, and more. The application deadline for the program is March 9. Learn more at these links: 

http://files.theschoolsystem.net/stuy/hblumm/Mentor_Student_Pamphlet_FINAL.pdf 

http://www.stuyalumni.org/mentorstudents


Questions? Contact This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it  


REMIND YOUR STUDENTS - AP EXAM REGISTRATIONS

Online registration has begun for students wishing to take Advanced Placement Exams in MayCheck the school website for more information about enrollment procedures – the deadline to submit all required material is Friday, March 6th at 8:00 a.m.

DAYLIGHT SAVINGS TIME          
Sunday, March 8 

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SING! "NEW HAVEN" STUDENT PERFORMANCES
Wednesday, March 11, 5:30 p.m., Murray Kahn Theater, $15
Friday, March 13, 6:00 p.m., Murray Kahn Theater, $25
Saturday, March 14, 6:00 p.m., Murray Kahn Theater, $25

Please come and enjoy the annual student theatrical competition between teams from the 12th, 11th and combined 9th and 10th grades! Tickets will go on sale Friday, March 6th and Monday, March 9th at 3:40 p.m. in the Library.  


PARENT VOLUNTEERS NEEDED AT OPEN HOUSE FOR NEW STUDENTS
Monday, March 16

Stuyvesant’s Open House for new students accepted to Stuyvesant for next September (and their parents) is scheduled for Monday evening, March 16. Parent volunteers are needed to assist with this event– please contact This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it  to help, even if you might be able to come for only part of the evening.


CHINESE OUTREACH PARENT MEETING
Wednesday, March 18, 6:30 - 8:00 p.m., 5th Floor Cafeteria (Refreshments @ 6:00 p.m.)

Presentations will be made by guest speakers from Stuyvesant's College Office and Guidance Department: College Counselor Jeremy Wang and Guidance Counselor Harvey Blumm. Mr. Wang will speak on the college applications process and Mr. Blumm will speak on summer opportunities. This meeting will be conducted in Chinese. 


3/18 星期三 晚上 6:30-8:00, 5樓餐廳, 第3次華人外展會。學校升學輔導員Jeremy Wang和Harvey Blumm先生將會介紹大學申請過程及注意事項, 夏季活動及實習機會。會議將會以中文進行。



PA GENERAL MEETING
Tuesday, March 24, 7:00 p.m., Auditorium (Refreshments @ 6:30 p.m.)


SPRING FACULTY RECEPTION - VOLUNTEERS NEEDED
Thursday, March 26

Every spring the PA sponsors a faculty reception to kick off the Parent Teacher Conferences. Volunteers are needed to set-up, serve teachers, and/or clean up. Contact This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it  if you can volunteer or to let us know if you can contribute food and/or desserts.  We depend on our parents to help make this feast a HUGE success!


SPRING PARENT TEACHER CONFERENCES
Thursday, March 26, 5:30 - 8:00 p.m.
Friday, March 27, 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.

CLASSROOM VISITATION
Friday, March 27 (morning)

SPECIAL PRESENTATION FOR PARENTS AND STUDENTS  
 Tuesday, March 31, 7:00 p.m., Auditorium (Refreshments @ 6:30 p.m.)
Frank Bruni
Speaker: Frank Bruni, New York Times Columnist and bestselling author
Topic: A Healthier Approach to College and the Admissions Race

      New York Times columnist Frank Bruni will speak to Stuyvesant families at this special presentation. He will discuss his new book about college admissions, “Where You Go Is Not Who You Will Be” which addresses the stress todays’ families face in coping with the college process. Students are welcome and encouraged to attend.



PA GENERAL MEETING
Tuesday, April 28, 7:00 p.m., Auditorium (Refreshments @ 6:30 p.m.)


COLLEGE NIGHT - VOLUNTEERS NEEDED
Thursday, April 30


PA GENERAL MEETING
Tuesday, May 26, 7:00 p.m., Auditorium (Refreshments @ 6:30 p.m.)

PA has rescheduled the cancelled January General Meeting speaker, Mr. Michael Turner, to the PA General Meeting on May 26, which will feature an informative presentation on the financial aid process for college.    


NEW FACEBOOK PAGES!

Please check out our new Facebook Pages for Freshman and Sophomore parents and click "LIKE" on the pages to receive news and updates. Also check out the new Spring Feast page for information regarding the biggest and most important fundraiser held annually by the Stuyvesant Parents Association.  


PLEASE JOIN US TO CONGRATULATE STUY'S 2015 SEMIFINALISTS IN THE INTEL SCIENCE TALENT SEARCH!

 CLICK HERE to see the list of the 300 newly selected 2015 Intel STS semifinalists and their brief project descriptions. Please join us in congratulation the 2 students from Stuyvesant.
Daniel Charnis
Kai Pacheco





THE PA NEEDS WRITERS, PROOFREADERS, DESIGNERS, TRANSLATORS for 2014-2015!!

Writers, photographers, editors, proofreaders, translators and designers are needed to help with the quarterly PA Bulletin . We especially need writers -- no professional experience required!! Please send your name and area of interest to bulletinboard@stuy-pa-org.

SUPPORT THE SCHOOL WHILE SEARCHING AND SHOPPING ON THE WEB

There are many ways parents and supporters can help the PA by doing what we already do every day and at no extra cost to us. We can even save some money with money-saving coupons. If you search the web using GoodSearch instead of Google, shop online using GoodShop, make dinner reservations using GoodDining, a donation will be made to Stuyvesant if you indicate Stuy PA as your charity of choice. To learn how, please click the Support the School page.


SHSAT UPDATE
NYS Senator Adriano Espaillat introduced Bill S-1787 to “Authorize[s] the board of education of the city school district of the City of New York to establish standards for admission to special high schools” (http://open.nysenate.gov/legislation/bill/S1787-2015

(The special high schools include: Stuyvesant,Bronx Science, Brooklyn Tech, Staten Island Tech, Queens HS for the Sciences at York College, HS for Math, Science and Engineering at City College, HS for American Studies at Lehman college, Brooklyn Latin, Laguardia HS and all additional schools that the board of education of the city school district of the City of New York designates as special high schools)

Many Stuy parents attended the Dec 11 rally at City Hall to oppose the City Council Resolution to support the NYS bills to change the Specialized High Schools admissions policy from the current single, objective test admissions criterion to multiple, including subjective and non-academic, criteria. Many Stuy parents also testified at City Hall, signed petitions, and sent emails to legislators. Our voices make a difference! The resolution in the NYC Council may or may not come up for a vote. There will be more actions we can take as developments occur.

Please contact  This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it  if you want further information and would like to be involved.

HAVE YOU CHECKED OUT THE FABULOUS PHOTOS by ALUMNI PARENT ANDREW CRIBB?

Here is the 
link to Andrew's photo archive site showcasing many events from the last few years. If you missed the spring concerts or are interested in photos from the August Camp Stuy event, Andrew has put some of those photos up for your enjoyment. Please feel free to leave a comment on the site to let him know if you appreciate his efforts.

Most recent update: Photos from the August 2014 Camp Stuy. Enjoy!

Active ImageMENTORS NEEDED!!

Stuyvesant High School is committed to providing students with the opportunity to participate in research.  In order to improve the effectiveness of the school’s research program, students need mentors with experience in specific areas of research such as computer science, mathematics, physics, chemistry, biology, medicine, and the social sciences.  If you are interested in working with a student as a mentor, please email  This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it .  Please provide your name, contact information, and your particular area of research.  Your information will be passed along to the appropriate Research Coordinator at the school.


MORE RESOURCES
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Want to know more about summer programs, school budget, school survey reports, school progress reports, check out ourResource Page.

ABSENCE or LATENESS NOTE

SCHOOL POLICY:  The administration requests all parents to complete an ABSENCE or LATENESS NOTE whenever their children are absent from or arrive late to school. The note may be found here.


STUYVESANT PARENTS - KEEP UP WITH SCHOOL NEWS 
Please CLICK HERE to subscribe to the PA listserv and receive weekly updates on school news, meetings , and events.

  • Please remember to check the school's Web site regularly at stuy.edu.
  • If you are a senior parent, please also check the school's College Bulletin  page often for relevant college process updates.
  • Want to read the student newspaper? Click here to go to the Spectator.
  • Don't forget Stuy's excellent Parent Coordinator, Andrew Wong, is always available to answer questions. Send him an e-mail, find him in room 271, or call him at 212-312-4800, ext. 4849.

  • If you are having difficulty viewing this Web site with Internet Explorer, please try FIREFOX or  CHROME.


    TICKETS: BECAUSE OF NEW AND EXCITING OPPORTUNITIES, we have extended the early-bird special for another week. Through March 7, you can still get tickets for $70 per seat (table for 10 for $650.) The PA has secured an exciting mentorship opportunity, which has made been possible by the Zheng family, but you must attend the Spring Feast to take advantage of it. Ten MDs, Directors and VPs from a major investment bank will hold one-on-one, private sessions with Stuy kids to discuss how to succeed on Wall Street. The sessions will take place at Stuy starting at the beginning of May. The sign-up, which will take place at the Spring Feast, is free, but is limited to 20 kids. Other mentoring sessions (in science and architecture, among others) will be offered at the silent auction to be held that night. If you miss the Spring Feast, you will miss these mentoring possibilities! Buy your tickets now. We are trying to organize tables around various interests, so if you want to sit with the club or team your child is involved with, let them know and we will organize the seating. If you want to make new friends, we will put you with like-minded people. CASH DONATIONS: The PA has received a matching donation of up to $2,500 from the Zheng family! This means that every dollar you contribute is worth two dollars. The matching donation will only be made if and to the extent the PA receives cash donations from you. We are still short of our goal, so act now. AUCTION DONATIONS: Some recent donations for the auction: Four Disney One-Day Park Hopper passes Tickets to a Mets game Tickets to the 2016 Tribeca Film Festival Henri Bendel "Blocked Carryall" Handbag SAT Common App Essay Package Please keep them coming! No donation is too small. The PA welcomes all unused/unopened items, and is especially interested in auctioning unforgettable experiences. Can you cook authentic Chinese or Korean food? Offer to go to the winning bidder’s house and cook for a group of ten. All donations are tax deductible. TREAT-A-TEACHER: Buy a ticket for a teacher (by March 12, please) and suggest teachers to be invited to the event. Give the people who work so hard for your kids a wonderful night out. SENIOR PARENTS: Buy a booster ad for your graduating senior in the commemorative Spring Feast Journal to congratulate him or her for a job well. Email Iris Lam at This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it or Ruth Wyatt at This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it if you are interested. Questions? Email This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it To buy tickets, treat a teacher, donate auction items, advertise in the journal, sponsor the event, volunteer or for more information click the Spring Feast page .