01/31/2018

PTA Meeting Minutes – January 9, 2017

Draft Minutes
PTA Meeting January 9, 2018
The meeting was called to order at 6:30 PM.

The draft minutes from the December PTA meeting were reviewed and approved.
President Townes gave a report on the status of the German teaching program and the status of the PTA budget.

Principal Bonds gave a presentation on a scholarship in honor of Mr. Burgan, with a preference for excellence in history, students in the Discovery program, and service learning. Also, Mr. Zara will make a wooden bench in memory of Mr. Burgan. There will be a memorial service for Mr. Burgan on the CCNY campus in the near future.

Principal Bonds reported that the girls’ empowerment lunches have been a big hit.

Caroline Koppelman from The Koppelman Group gave a presentation on college application essays. She suggested that applicants ask their friends to tell them words that best describe them, and then develop those words into stories that describe their personalities.

Rachel Flynn from A-List gave a presentation on several aspects of college admissions.

The meeting adjourned at 8:30 PM.

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