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Bard High School
Early College
Manhattan
PTA

Donate to the BHSEC Manhattan PTA

 
 Address
525 E. Houston Street
New York, NY 10002
Contact
contact@bhsec1pta.org
212-995-8479 x2281

About

What We Fund

  • All seminar books used in the Y1 and Y2 college program

  • Teaching and building supplies for BHSEC faculty and staff

  • Student activities and after-school clubs

  • Theater productions

  • Graduation costs

  • An overnight college trip for Year One students

  • Arts faculty

  • Athletic team uniforms

  • Library subscriptions


The PTA of BARD High School Early College is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization. Our Tax ID Number is 81-0612857. All contributions are tax deductible in accordance with the IRS rules and regulations.

The link below connects to BHSEC Manhattan PTA By-Laws

The PTA advocates for BHSEC Manhattan students, parents, faculty and staff, helping to maintain open lines of communication and an exchange of information between all parties. All families with a child at the school are automatically granted free membership to the PTA. Perhaps most importantly,  we help raise money so the school can sustain its high  level of academic rigor. Our financial support helps cover the cost of full-time faculty, which helps keep class size small. Listed are just some of the programs to which we contribute or cover the cost of entirely

EVENTS

BHSEC Manhattan Events

2023-2024 school year


PTA MEETINGS

PTA meetings are Thursdays from 6-8pm unless otherwise specified

  • September 21, 2023: Welcome to BHSEC

  • October 26 , 2023: Elections for open PTA Board and SLT positions/TASTE OF BHSEC

  • November 30, 2023: PTA meeting on Zoom, Topic: Teen Mental Health

  • January 25,  2024, zoom. Topic:  Preparing for the Digital SAT

  • February 29, 2024, zoom. Topic:  Homework Guidelines

  • April 18, 2024, in person.  Topic: Y2 Panel on the College Process

  • May 2, 2024, in person. Topic: Open forum for parents to discuss the school year

  • June 4 , 2024, in person. Elections for SLT/PTA Exec Board followed by Taste of BHSEC

  • June 20, 2024, in person. Approval of budget and final business

SLT MEETINGS

SLT meetings are Mondays at 5pm unless otherwise specificed

  • September  11, 2023

  • October 2, 2023

  • November 6. 2023

  • December 4, 2023

  • January 8, 2024

  • February 5, 2024

  • March 4, 2024

  • April 8, 2024

  • May 6, 2024

  • June 3, 2024

ABOUT

PTA Leadership

Michele Orecklin, PTA co-president

David Mizner,  High School Co-VP

Yan Yang, High School Co-VP

Anthony Massucci, Secretary

Rosalyn Scaff, PTA co-president

Jennifer Weiss, Early College VP

Brent Stehmer, Co-Treasurer

Michael Wesslock, Co-Treasurer

Carol Turitz, Parent Coordinator

Questions for the BHSEC PTA please email contact@bhsec1pta.org

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Checks can be made payable to: The Bard High School Early College PTA

Mailing address:

attention Carol Turitz

525 E Houston Street, New York, NY 10002

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General Meeting Minutes


BARD HIGH SCHOOL EARLY COLLEGE, MANHATTAN

 

General PTA Meeting Notes – September 21, 2023

Meeting started at 6:00 PM

1. Michele Orecklin outlines the meeting agenda.

2. Treasurer’s Report

Discussed grants, matching donations, and how families can help support the PTA.

Outlined the areas at our school the PTA supports, such as art supplies, class trips, uniforms.

Also discussed: Jupiter platform, potluck in October, SLT elections.

Voted on Jupiter platform, which was approved.

3. Principal’s Report: Stephen J. Chaterpaul, Principal

-Pupil Path and move to Jupiter platform.

-Lunch and lateness by students post-lunch & student attendance

-His 9 years at BHSEC, career and life history

-His core values

-Academic policy, Grading platform & practices

-Student’s badging implementation

-Q&A with parents in attendance

-Curriculum night

-Google Classroom vs. Jupiter

-Use of student’s free periods

-Student Town Hall

-CAAS system

-Student Assignments

The next PTA meeting is October 26 at 6:00pm.

Meeting concluded at 8 PM

General PTA Meeting 


 

BARD HIGH SCHOOL EARLY COLLEGE, MANHATTAN

General PTA Meeting Notes – October 26, 2023

 

Meeting started at 6:00 PM

1. Michele Orecklin introduced the executive board.

2. Treasurer’s Report:

Bard’s PTA website discussed.

Ask for donations and how to support the PTA.

Annual Appeal plans.

3. Principal’s Report: Stephen J. Chaterpaul, Principal

Discussed MySchools, Jupiter and Operoo program.

Pupil Path and the move to Jupiter platform.

Explanation of login to Jupiter.

Introduction of Carol Turitz, Parent Coordinator, to parents in attendance.

The next PTA meeting in November.

Meeting concluded at 6:15 PM for potluck in the Bard Yard

PTA General Meeting Notes – January 25, 2024


 

Meeting started at 6 PM

1. President Report: Michele Orecklin

2. Principal Report; Stephen Chaterpaul

-Upcoming PSAT & SAT days 

-Schedule for the coming months.

3. Treasurer Brent Stehmer Report.

-PTA looking for a new accountant.

-Health of PTA

-Annual Appeal Update

-Fundraising Needs.

4. Applerouth: Heather Meadows Presentation

5. Resume President report/Q&A From Parents

Grants, New Business, Homework Policy and parent concerns.

Meeting concluded at 7 PM

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