Bard High School Early College PTA » Parent Resources

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  • NYU Child Study Center - The award-winning NYU Child Study Center is creating a peer-to-peer program for BHSEC students to help them manage stress and avoid risky behaviors. Visit this link to learn more about the Center.
  • Healthy teenagers Learn about physical and social issues in adolescence at the Mayo Clinic website.


CitiBike Live Map


If you can get to 14th Street you’re just a bus ride away from BHSEC Manhattan. Get on the eastbound M14D bus and it will drop you right at the corner of East Houston and Mangin EASY!

  • Visit the NYC MTA website Click on this link to access up-to-date subway maps and bus maps for all boroughs. There is so much information here about our public transportation system – take a minute to explore!
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  • Use the MTA Trip Planner Click on this link to find directions to BHSEC Manhattan from just about anywhere. Fill in the blanks and you’re good to go – and you can print the interactive map to take with you.

Department of Education School Reports

The DoE publishes a wide variety of school specific reports on everything from school attendance, graduation rates, educational progress and performance to budgets and the condition of school buildings.

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News & Updates

PTA President’s Letter to Parents September 2014
Posted on Saturday, September 27, 2014
Dear Fellow Bard Parents: One of the things that we can do as parents to support BHSEC and our kids’ education is to come together as a community of parents and families to get to know each other better and to work together to keep our school strong.  That’s why it ...

Welcome and welcome back from the Bard PTA!
Posted on Saturday, September 6, 2014
Dear Bard Parents and Guardians: On behalf of the Bard High School Early College Parent Teacher Association, welcome to the new parents and welcome back to those of you who are returning. I hope that your kids are having a smooth transition back to school, whether they are entering BHSEC ...

PTA Kickoff Meeting and Welcome Potluck Dinner, Thurs., 9/18, 6:00 -8:00 pm
Posted on Saturday, September 6, 2014
Welcome backParents, Guardians and Teachers, welcome to the new school year! To kick off the new school year, our first PTA meeting and our always popular Welcome Back Potluck dinner will be on Thursday, September 18th from 6:00 – 8:00 pm, ...

Posted on Sunday, August 24, 2014
Welcome to new parents, guardians and teachers and welcome back to all others! Please join us for our monthly BHSEC PTA meetings, which will be held in the BHSEC auditorium from 6:00 – 8:00 pm on the dates below. Doors open at 6:00 pm and the PTA meeting agenda begins ...

President’s Report – Apr 2014
Posted on Wednesday, April 23, 2014
April – start of the season of growth & renewal! That’s exactly what your PTA & SLT will be doing over the next two months, and we need your help to do it. We need you to nominate & vote for your representatives! It’s been one of my primary goals ...

President’s Report – Mar 2014
Posted on Monday, March 24, 2014
From my school administrator’s perspective, March is always the month where everything “gets real” - the holiday season’s well behind us and summer break’s a distant reality. Everyone starts to focus on year-end exams, grades, etc. For 9/10th graders at BHSEC, it can seem like high school’s almost over, so ...

President’s Report – Feb 2014
Posted on Tuesday, February 25, 2014
Whew - what a month! Hope you & your BHSEC student(s) enjoyed the break. My son & I had a chance to review his mid-year (Yr1) progress & continue our planning for next year’s college admissions process. By the way, I was reminded at the last SLT meeting what a ...

Writing and Thinking: January PTA meeting
Posted on Thursday, January 16, 2014
The January BHSEC PTA meeting    writingthinking  will feature BHSEC Principal Dr. Michael Lerner leading a “Writing and Thinking” Workshop for BHSEC Parents Please join us on January 23rd for this special interactive session ...

Posted on Monday, December 16, 2013
The December PTA meeting this Thursday, the 19th will feature renowned speaker and Child Psychoanalyst Sean Grover, LCSW ON YOUR TEENAGER’S EMOTIONAL AND PHYSICAL HEALTH IN THE ADOLESCENT YEARS Please join us to wrap up 2013, and hear what is ahead for 2014!  ...

December Presidents’s Report
Posted on Sunday, December 15, 2013
Hi all – the winter holiday season’s fast approaching and our students are “diving deep” into their studies. This time of year can be fun (particularly in NYC), but also pretty stressful - particularly as the end of the first semester is coming-up. With my Yr1 student, recent discussions are ...

Make your annual contribution today – it’s #GIVINGTUESDAY
Posted on Tuesday, December 3, 2013
Have you made your annual contribution yet? Today is #GIVINGTUESDAY a day to give back by donating to a good cause. Please take 2 minutes to support the BHSEC PTA annual appeal today. thermometer More than 200 BHSEC families ...

Announcing TD Bank’s Affinity program to support our School
Posted on Tuesday, November 26, 2013
Join the TD Bank Affinity Program, and the BHSEC PTA will receive an Annual Contribution from TD Bank simply because you bank there. genf20 hgh reviews There's no ...

Our school among the most desirable in NYC says WNYC
Posted on Wednesday, November 20, 2013
According to WNYC report published November 20th, Bard High School Early College ranks among the most desirable NYC high school. Here's a link to the article   School Name Borough Avg. English Proficiency Avg. Math Proficiency Number of Applicants in 2013 Spots open to 9th Graders Who gets priority? Townsend Harris High School Queens 3.78 4.2 5471 270 Students throughout the city...

Next PTA Meeting Nov 21st @ 6pm
Posted on Thursday, November 14, 2013
“Substance Abuse: What Parents Need to Know & How to Talk with Your Teen” The PTA meeting will feature an informative and eye-opening presentation by Jessica Knoll, Director of the IMPACT Extenze Program at Phoenix House, who will explore issues pertaining to drinking and substance abuse - specifically, what we, ...

BHSEC Manhattan Class of 2013 College Enrollment Data
Posted on Tuesday, September 24, 2013
                                                                    BHSEC Manhattan Class of 2013 College Enrollment Data Where are those 123 graduates going?  ...