News and Announcements

Notice of Special Election

Position to be filled:

  • Member-At-Large:
    • Sophomore Parent Member-At-Large One (1)

The only qualification for all offices is that the candidate be a parent of a child in the school.

To nominate yourself or someone else as a candidate on the December 19th election, please complete and submit this linked form or the equivalent information to Suzanne Cruse, 2nd VP, PA Executive Board either:

  • By e-mail to
  • By mail or hand delivery to the PA office (Stuyvesant High School Parent’s Association, Room 271, 345 Chambers Street, New York, New York 10282-1099.

Nominations for the positions will remain open until 11:59 p.m. on Tuesday, December 12th.

All nominations received will be acknowledged by e-mail.  If you do not receive an e-mail acknowledging the PA’s receipt of your nomination within three days of its submission, please e-mail and advise you did not receive such confirmation.

The term for each of these positions is one academic year, through June 30th 2018.

This notice will be distributed to parents via US mail as well as by other means.


  • 委员 Member-At-Large:
    • 高中二年级家长委员一名 Sophomore Parent Member-At-Large


有意自荐或者推举他人在12月19日的竞选参选的家长请填写表格并通过以下其中一种方式提交给Suzanne Cruse, 2nd VP, PA Executive Board :

  • 发电邮给
  • 邮寄或者亲自送达到学校家长办公室 (Stuyvesant High School Parent’s Association, Room 271, 345 Chambers Street, New York, New York 10282-1099.


我们会发电邮确认收到的提名。如果您在提交提名3天内仍未收到家长委员会发来的接收确认邮件,请发邮件到 询问,并在邮件里表明您未收到确认邮件。



Fundraising and Phonathon Update

The 2017 Stuyvesant Phonathon has now concluded. Thanks to all who volunteered their time to make calls and to all who donated and pledged!

Click here to view the Phonathon 2017-2018 thank you message

It was a rewarding event, not only because of the money raised, but because of the  connections that parents made with each other over the course of the two evenings. Volunteers made hundreds of phone calls, and during those calls parents who had never met in person exchanged pleasantries about their children, about Stuyvesant, and even about cooking!

Here are some of the incredible resources the PA has been able to help fund, thanks to generous donations from the parent community:

    • PSAL and non-PSAL Sports like Golf, Basketball, Softball, Volleyball, Baseball, Lacrosse, Bowling, Track, Wrestling, Cricket, Cheerleading, Ultimate frisbee, and Sailing.
    • A new Water Distillation Unit for the Chemistry Lab.
    • Support for the College Office
    • 36 Robots for Computer Science classes
    • Coaching for the Speech and Debate team
    • Registration for Model UN
    • Furniture and staffing for the Writing Center
    • and many many more

Click here to see the Fall Appropriations report, with more information about the resources, clubs, teams, teachers, and administrators your donations are supporting in 2017.

A reminder that all gifts to the Stuyvesant PA are fully tax deductible and that all donors will receive a letter of acknowledgment for tax filing purposes.

Holiday Shopping

Stuy Spirit Wear

Show your school spirit by purchasing Stuy Spirit Wear for holiday gifts! StuySwag will be sold at the Holiday Concert and the next PA general meeting.

T-shirts are only $10, hoodies are a mere $20, several colors and designs available. And we will be selling PE wear for Stuy Gym class at the standard $10 for T-shirts and $15 for shorts.

Click here for full-size PDF.

Raise Money for Stuy at Amazon

If you’re anything like us, you’re looking forward to the holidays, but also feeling slightly panicked at everything that’s on your to-do list. And if shopping is one of those items, you should know that any time you click on an Amazon ad on the Stuy PA website and purchase something at Amazon, a percentage of your sale goes directly to the Stuy PA at no extra cost to you and with no change to your existing membership services (such as Prime).

This is such an easy way to make a difference—and, BONUS! you’ll kill two birds with one stone—not only will you cross some items off your list, you’ll be contributing money to Stuy that gets used for great programs that directly benefit your kids. Sports, academics, clubs, teachers, the library, and even the principal all receive money from the PA.

You may see a pop-up when you get to Amazon that asks you if you want to shop “Amazon Smile” to benefit Stuyvesant. This program pays out at a much lower rate, so please do not use this option. Instead, bookmark this link (or click on any Amazon ad on this website) before shopping at Amazon.

Upcoming Meetings and Events


Tuesday, December 12, 3:45 – 5:00 pm, Room 107

The School Leadership Team is made up of representatives from the administration, teachers, parents and students to discuss various educational issues and school policies. Parents are welcome to attend and observe but participation is generally limited to SLT members. Parents can reach the parent members of the SLT at

Parents’ Association General Meeting

Tuesday, December 19, 7:00 – 8:30 pm, Murray Kahn Theater (Refreshments @ 6:30 pm)

Our speaker on December 19 will be financial consultant Kalman A. Chany, author of the book How to Pay For College Without Going Broke, now in its 26th edition. Mr. Chany will speak on ways that low- and moderate-income families can pay for higher education.

All parents are invited to attend.

Breakfast with the Principal

Thursday, February 8th, 7:45 am, 5th Floor Teachers’ Cafe

Principal Eric Contreras will host breakfast and discuss current events at Stuy, works in progress, and answer parents’ questions. Come for coffee, bagels, and informative conversation!

Chinese Parents’ Workshops: The Making of a High School Superstar

Guidance counselor, Vivian Ngai, is hosting Chinese-Language parent workshops on the topic of must-have skills related to the college application process. The next meeting will be posted here shortly.

Requests for Help

Spring Feast 2018: Volunteers and Donations Needed

We will celebrate Spring Feast, the PA’s largest annual fundraising community event, on April 20, 2018, at Jing Fong Restaurant in Chinatown, and we need your help to plan and execute the event!

From soliciting donations to buying tickets, there are many ways to get involved with this wonderful event. Please visit our Spring Feast 2018 page for more information.

Parent Community Discussion Boards

**Note: We are experiencing technical issues with the forum set up and have turned off registration until we resolve the problem.

Please stay tuned and thank you for your patience.