Past PTA Meetings

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Wed., May 22, 2013:  Annual Meeting/Elections and Report on Senior College Admissions. Plus: 6 pm pre-meeting: Grade 12 parents offer advice to Grade 10 and 11 parents about the college process

Wed., March 20, 2013 (Queens): "Affirmative Action and Asian American Students: Myths and Realities"

Wed., January 23, 2013: Grade/Class Reps Annual Meeting with Principal Fisher; "The College Transition for Parents;"  "Building Bridges in the Age of Technology"

Wed., November 28, 2012: Social Studies and Art/Music Department Overview; "Perspectives on Cheating" 

Wed., September 19, 2012:  Science and English Department Overviews 


May 30, 2012: "College Choices (and More)" with Counseling Chair Colleen Hennessy. Pre-Meeting:  Senior Parent Panel on the College Process

March 21, 2012: (in Queens): "Electronic Media and the 'Always On' Adolescent"

January 25, 2012"Health-Partnering with your Adolescent:  A Field Guide to the Unmet Health Care Needs of Adolescents and How to Support Them" 

November 30, 2011:  "Deep Secrets and Adolescent Relationships." Plus:  "Life After Hunter."

October 26, 2011: "Stress & the Adolescent Brain: A Perfect Storm?" Plus: "Life After Hunter."  Pre-Meeting: "College Funding Strategies"

September 21, 2011: Moderated panel of Academic Chairs. Pre-Meetings: Sports Overview and Grade 12 Parent Meeting.


January 19, 2011: Student Opportunities (from HCHS departments and guest speaker Elizabeth Wissner-Gross)
October 20, 2010: Overview of Academic Departments by the Chairs


April 9, 2008: English, Communications and Theater Department Overview

February 27, 2008: "Teen Stress"