Upcoming Events

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Celebrate the Lunar New Year with CAPA on Feb. 26

Reserve your seats now for the CAPA (Chinese American Parents' Association) Lunar New Year Banquet! All parents and students are invited to this community event, featuring performances by HCHS students. 

When: Friday, Feb. 26, 2016 at 6 pm. Where: Jade Asian Restaurant, 136-28 39th Ave., Flushing. Tickets: $45* per person; see below for information on purchasing tickets*SPECIAL: Purchase a table of 10 before January 25 for $398

Counselor's Coffee Feb. 24: Strategies to Reduce Your Child's Anxiety

The Counseling Department and the PTA invite you to a Counselors' Coffee in the cafeteria on Wednesday, Feb. 24 from 8:30 to 9:45 am. It's an opportunity for counselors and parents to come together in a casual setting.  February's Coffee focuses on anxiety, finding a healthy balance of work and play, and supporting your child at Hunter. Questions? Email Marilyn Katz, PTA Counseling Committee Chair, at counseling@hunterpta.org by Feb. 22. 

Workshops, PTA Meeting Focus on Teens, Gender Roles, Sex and Consent

Hallways, a nonprofit focusing on harm prevention issues, led a discussion on trends and statistics relating to teens and sexual violence at January’s PTA meeting in a presentation, “Talking with Your Teen About Sexual Consent.” Hallways’ director and a counselor had previously led two workshops with HCHS juniors and seniors, one on gender roles and another on consent. Detailed minutes and findings from those workshops as well suggestions about how we as parents can talk to our teenage children about sex and consent can be found here.

Come See HCHS's Production of Kiss Me, Kate! Feb. 4, 5, and 6

Join us for Hunter College High School's Musical Repertory production of Kiss Me, Kate! This hilarious comedy (book by Sam and Bella Spewack; music and lyrics by Cole Porter) follows the on- and offstage antics of a troupe of actors putting on Shakespeare's Taming of the Shrew. Kiss Me, Kate! has something for everyone. Love triangles! Gangsters! Spontaneous full company dance numbers! "It’s Wunderbar!" 

Kiss Me, Kate is directed by Nicholas Goldrosen '16 and Gregory Lipson '16. 

Read on for Performance Times & Ticket Info

HCHS & PTA websites: Information at your fingertips

Our PTA and school websites offer a wealth of information and we would like you to use them as a resource to find out answers to your questions. For example, do you wish you could just click on a link to see the safety patrol schedule?  Or do you want to see the notes from the last counseling coffee that was attended by more than 100 parents?  This and other information is all here.  Here is a sampling of what you can find.  Please remember to log in to see the full list. Click on the links to see more!

Dr. Fisher Answers Parent Questions at September PTA Meeting

At the September PTA meeting, HCHS Principal Dr. Tony Fisher answered wide-ranging parent questions ranging from the science fair, how the school administers AP tests, the PSAT, tutoring to grading- and homework-related questions. Read the Q&A here and the full PTA minutes here.

School Year is Here--Time to Pay Your PTA Dues

As the students get started, so does the PTA! And that means we need your help and support. From your Hunter Calendar, to our online website and searchable parent directory, meetings to share and discuss topics that impact our children's school lives, and events to bring our parent community together, the PTA brings its spirit but also needs funding. We ask for a contribution of $75 to make this all possible.  Your tax-deductible contribution entitles you to one printed copy of the Hunter Family Directory. So please send in your contribution today! PTA Dues for 2015-2016 are payable online here.  Thanks for your support and hope to see you often!

Update Your Online Contact Information Now!

The Online Parent Directory is a great source of contact information and search tool for parents. By editing your directory listing, you have full control over what information other parents see regarding your family. Read the how-to's below.

Key Information for Parents of 7th and 8th Graders

Parents of 7th and 8th graders: Now's the time to check the calendar (Click here to download the file) or the 2015-16 Grade Events webpage for grade-specific events. You can find information there about Parent Night/potluck/travel class dinners; the first parent night/potluck is for Grade 7 and will be held on Monday, Sept. 28 in the cafeteria. Also hold the date for Open School Day--your chance to visit your child's classes and browse student clubs--on Oct. 9! Read on for more information on the parent nights/7th-8th grade travel class parties, volunteering as a travel class representative, and signing up for the Neighborhood Safety Patrol, a once-a-year requirement for all 7-8 parents.

Parents: Link School Calendar to Your Devices

Parents of Hunter students can now link the school's calendar to their personal devices like smartphones and tablets. The electronic HCHS Calendar is part of the school's website. You can also always find it here. But now you can have it with you wherever you go. The PTA webmasters suggest that you subscribe to the calendar rather than importing it. (A full pdf version can also be downloaded here.)

Need step-by-step directions? Click to read instructions on how to subscribe from various calendar applications and devices.

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