Sunday Night News

TO THE CAST AND CREW
AND ALL OF YOU!

I know, I know – we say it every year, but every year it’s true…this year’s musical was THE BEST EVER! The panoramic picture above is as vast as the talent that went into the amazing production of “In the Heights” – which is why we have to split the picture in half!

As our way of thanking you, we’re bringing you the pictures below of our talented Art students working on the “Abuela” gate, and the finished product as it appeared in the show! We’re all familiar with the fabulous posters that our Art students produce for the school’s productions, but we’re pretty sure that this is the first time the art produced by the students was actually a plot point in the musical!

Speaking of firsts, if you read the the cast biographies in the Playbill you may have noticed that for many of the students this was their first time appearing in the school musical. We’re very proud of that because it speaks to the essence of what we, as a PA and as a school, are about – opportunities that are open to everyone. Making the students’ dreams a reality would not have been possible without the dedication, passion and patience of many people – all of whom, we hope, are thanked in the Playbill. This was the second year that the PA stepped in to produce the musical (we’re looking at you, Chris Denham) with the assistance this year of our phenomenal AP of Drama and Tech Sandy Faison as co-producer, and with the amazing Harry Shifman as director. And, of course, none of this would have been possible without the help of our terrific parents, who nurture the talents of our children and volunteer for the endless (but not, we hope, thankless) tasks, and who are the best audience ever! 

This Monday, December 15th, the Academic Forum presents
“AP or Not AP?”

A panel of AP teachers and students to help you decide if Advanced Placement courses are right for your child. Plus updates from the English and LOTE departments and a look at the exam schedules. Monday, December 15th at 6:30 PM  in the Little Flower Theater.

This Tuesday, December 16th, the LaGuardia Lecture Series continues!

The LaGuardia Lecture Series: Bringing the World Home welcomes Dr. Bärbel Hönish, renowned marine biologist and ocean scientist from Columbia University’s Earth Institute, to our school this Tuesday, December 16 from 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM in the Library. All are invited.

This Wednesday, December 17th:
College Financial Aid Information for Seniors & their Parents

LaGuardia’s Financial Aid Presentation will provide step-by-step information in completing each FAFSA question. Seniors and parents are welcome on Monday, December 17th at 6:30 PM in the Little Flower Theater.

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