Wednesday, October 14
All Juniors are automatically registered. Please note that the date of this test has been corrected from the previous announcement, and only Juniors will take the test on this date. Sophomores will have the opportunity to take a practice test on a future date to be announced.
Wednesday, October 14, 6:00 p.m., Whole Foods Tribeca, 2nd Floor Cafe (270 Greenwich Street)
Pick up your own food and coffee at the cafe and come meet other Stuyvesant parents in your child's grade. Experienced Stuy parents will be present to share their experiences in this informal meeting.
Thursday, October 15 - Saturday, October 31st, 103 Warren Street
The Stuyvesant Wellness Team have been expanding our partnerships with the local businesses and Soul-Cycle has generously offered free classes for Stuyvesant parents and staff from 10/15 to 10/31 for some sessions at its Tribeca studio. Click HERE for flier with more details.
Nominations for the PA and SLT Election will close at midnight on October 20, 2015
Be part of the decision making process at the PA and the School Leadership Team (SLT)!
The PA encourages all who are interested to run. It's the best way to learn about and participate in the important work of the Stuyvesant HS Parents' Association.
Elections will be held for Parent Member-at-Large representatives for each grade:
5 members - Freshman Class
3 members - Sophomore Class
1 member - Junior Class
1 member - Senior Class
There will also be an election for 1 Freshman SLT (School Leadership Team) representative and 1 Junior SLT representative. Nominations for all offices must be received by PA by midnight on Oct. 20th. All elections will be held at the PA's General Membership Meeting in October.
To learn more CLICK HERE
What is the SLT? CLICK HERE
Nomination forms can be found HERE.
Tuesday, October 27, 3:45 p.m., Room 107
PARENTS ASSOCIATION GENERAL MEETING
Tuesday, October 27, 7:00 p.m. (refreshments at 6:30 p.m.), Auditorium
All parents are invited to attend the October Parents Association General Meeting for a presentation on programming at Stuyvesant. Elections for PA Members at Large & SLT Freshman and Junior representatives will also be held at this meeting, and all parents are invited to vote and/or run for office. Come to this meeting and get involved and have a voice. Nominations for the elections are due by midnight on October 20th.
PARENT TEACHER CONFERENCES
Thursday, November 19, 5:30 - 8:00 p.m.
Friday, November 20, 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.
This is a great opportunity to meet your student's teachers! List of Teachers' classrooms will be posted on Stuy website shortly before the conference dates.
OPEN SCHOOL MORNING
Friday, November 20, 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Parents are welcome to follow their student to classes during a short schedule day before conferences.
NEW DOE ACCOUNTS FOR ALL PARENTS!
The NYC Department of Education now offers NYC Schools accounts to all public school parents. A letter describing this system (which contains attendance and other student information, with more features to be added in the future), along with enrollment instructions, was given to students in home room recently -on Sept. 22nd - please ask your student if you haven't seen it yet. Learn more about the accounts here.
Freshman students were also given instructions to sign up for Stuyvesant-specific "Parent Tools" accounts, for which you provide the school online with your email contact information. These accounts will be updated into a new parent information system (for Stuyvesant families only) within a few weeks - more information about this new resource will be coming soon.
Please CLICK HERE to subscribe to the PA listserv and receive updates on school news, meetings, and events in the weekly PA E-News.
- Please remember to check the school's Web site regularly at http://stuy.enschool.org/.
- 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.
- If you are having difficulty viewing this Web site with Internet Explorer, please try FIREFOX or CHROME.
NEW FORMAT FOR STUY PA BULLETIN (NEWSLETTER)
Our Stuy PA Bulletin will transition to a new format. Parents will receive a PA Newsletter mailed to their home addresses four times during the school year. The first Newsletter should arrive during the first week of October 2015. The PA Executive Board made this decision due to the outdated nature of print information, as well as the costs involved. E-news and Online websites have been able to deliver timely and effective communication for our Stuy community. Please note there will no longer be advertisements offered in the newsletter.
Advertisers are encouraged to continue reaching our Stuy families via Stuy student newspaper The Spectator and the Spring Feast Journal.
The office of the Manhattan Borough President Gale A.Brewer has awarded Stuyvesant High School a $150,000 Capital Grant - the grant will allow the PA to undertake a much needed upgrade to the sound system in the school auditorium, along with other improvements! In addition, Council Member Chin was able to allocate an additional $100,000 to for the purpose of a theater renovation.
Congratulations to Principal Jie Zhang and the hardworking Stuy PA grant writing committee!
DONATE TO THE ANNUAL APPEAL - STUYVESANT NEEDS YOUR HELP
ALL gifts to the PA are tax-deductible to the full extent allowed by law!
The PA's work is critical to the school's improvement and every student's experience at Stuy. Each year, PA dollars are used to support teachers' wish lists, text books and equipment, student clubs and publications, athletic teams, even teacher training needs. We need you to help us help the school. Each and every dollar of the PA's approximately $300,000 expense budget is made possible by donations from our parent body. If you haven't already made a gift to the PA this year, please consider doing so. Click here to download the annual appeal donation form and mail it in to the PA. Or, you may click the link below to make a donation online by credit card. Remember: No amount is too small to make a big difference. We can't do this without you!
And to the parents who have already given to the annual appeal, THANK YOU!
PA Meetings: Before each meeting volunteers serve refreshments, staff tables for sign-ups/information and sell Spirit-wear.
Translators are needed to help with the quarterly PA Newsletter.
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 congratulating the 2 students from Stuyvesant!
Daniel Charnis and Kai Pacheco
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.
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.
HAVE YOU CHECKED OUT THE FABULOUS PHOTOS by ALUMNI PARENT ANDREW CRIBB?
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