Sunday Night News

October 19, 2014
Dear LaGuardia Community,
We have all sorts of good news for you this week, beginning with the updated performance calendar. (Although we do have one correction already: the Gala will take place on Monday, May 18th…and we can’t wait!) Click here and get ready to set aside lots of fabulous dates!
For your reading enjoyment, we also have the Fall 2014 edition of the Alumni & Friends magazine featuring some beautiful artwork by current students! Trust us, you’ll come away with a heightened appreciation for the school and its students – past and present.

Council Member Helen Rosenthal, who is committed to LaGuardia’s success, has two meetings coming up in which we can participate These Neighborhood Assemblies
are intended to collect ideas for infrastructure projects in Helen Rosenthal’s district as part of Participatory Budgeting.

The winning projects will be funded for a total of $1 million. We are seeking funding for a $60,000 project for upgrades to our 1,000 person theater.  There are two Neighborhood Assemblies coming up: on Wednesday, Oct. 22nd at the Marseilles Senior Center and on Tuesday, October 28th at John Jay College. The Parents Association strongly urges parents to RSVP here to either of the two meetings. Show Council Member Helen Rosenthal that we support our school!
Fencing: After a fantastic season last year, the boys fencing team is in a new, more challenging league, Division IV, playing other schools in Manhattan and the Bronx, including the Bronx High School of Science, Hunter College High School, and Beacon. The team is currently third in the standings and can use your support in this short season, so come out and cheer them on at their LAST home match on October 23.Cross Country News: Congratulations to Tomas Reimer and Erika Yamazaki for their performance at The Marty Lewis Cross Country Challange. Tomas took fist in this 5k event with a time of 17:03:72. Erika placed 2nd with a time of 20:17:77.

Boys Soccer: Our boys soccer team will be moving onto the playoff’s! Info regarding their post season play will be available shortly. Be sure to cheer them on!Girls Soccer: A shout-out to our Girls Team for a great season! They finished their season a with a win against Sty, it just wasn’t enough to make it to post-season play.

Swimming: After three weeks of competition, the LaG Girls’ Swim Team has a 3-4 record.   Their season has been jam packed with meets against some of the top teams in the city, and the swimmers have been showing constant improvement.  Last week, the team split its meets, defeating Randolph HS 41-12, but losing to Hunter 50-40.  Senior Kristie-An Covaci continues to lead the way, and she remains undefeated in the 50 yd. freestyle event all season.  Against Randolph, the relay teams – Chloe Sahn, Altynai Moran, Bridin McCann, and Covaci (200 Medley Relay), Allison Lee, Ashley Loo, Destiny Yu, and Sahn (200 Free Relay), and McCann, Isobel Abbot, Janice Wong, and Stav Hadary (400 Free Relay) – dominated their opponents in the pool.  Coach Steve Warman sees a bright future for the team, and they are all looking forward to this coming week’s meets against George Washington and Bronx Science.
– GET READY RISING STARS! Auditions will be held on Saturday, October 25th andSunday, October 26th. For those with religious conflicts, there will also be auditions onMonday, October 27th. Please keep in mind this year’s theme: “The Pursuit of Happiness.” We’re looking forward to seeing all of our incredible students showing off their amazing talents! To get more information and to sign up for auditions, please clickhere or go to
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Chris and Kelly
LaGuardia Arts HS PA Co-Presidents, 2014-15
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