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July 2014

Teen Scene 2014

July 28, 2014 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

"Teen Scene 2014"  by Lisa Huffines Sex, drugs and social media.  These are concerns of today’s parents, and they’re not so different from those of generations past.  On February 10 before a packed house at The Trinity School, a panel of sixteen New York City independent school ninth- through twelfth-graders shed light on just what’s going on with teens today. Lucy Martin Gianino, who has moderated twenty-six of Parents in Action’s twenty-eight Teen Scene discussions, noted that the teens on…

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February 2016

Teen Scene 2016

February 1, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

By Melanie Wells PIA’s signature event, Teen Scene XXX, celebrated its 30th birthday February 1st, reassuring the audience that their kids really are okay - despite the suggestive Roman numeral in the title. With PIA’s Lucy Martin Gianino moderating the articulate teen panel, parents, as always, heard candid talk from the 9th to 12th graders. The consistent message is, still, New York City independent school teens are a thoughtful and savvy bunch, capable of making good decisions, negotiating the shoals…

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February 2017

Teen Scene 2017

February 6, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Trinity School, 101 West 91st Street
New York, NY 10024 United States
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Teen Scene XXXI – Teen Panel Informs Parents By Adrienne Barr On a chilly night in February, three months after a contentious election and in a new year marked by protests on a variety of fronts, sixteen teenagers from over a dozen New York independent schools gathered on a stage and showed they were more mature and thoughtful than many adults. They were surprisingly optimistic about their relationships with their parents, friends, the schools they attend and the world they will…

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February 2018

Teen Scene 2018

February 12, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Trinity School, 101 West 91st Street
New York, NY 10024 United States
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TEEN SCENE 2018 – Teen Panel Reassures Parents By Maneesha Sharma NYC-Parents in Action’s 32nd Annual Teen Scene was held on February 12th, 2018 at the Trinity School, in a packed room of over 400 people, where 16 high schoolers spoke from the heart. They shared only their first names, candidly answering questions from long-time moderator and current PIA Co-President Lucy Martin Gianino, as well as from the audience. A panel of eight girls and eight boys from a sampling…

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February 2020

Teen Scene 2020

February 10, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Trinity School, 101 West 91st Street
New York, NY 10024 United States
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Since 1986, NYC-Parents in Action has hosted our signature event, Teen Scene. This unique, moderated discussion provides parents with insights into what life is like for NYC independent high school students. Join us as this year's panel of 16 teens speak openly on a range of topics that affect their lives: academics, social media, stress, parties, vaping, drinking,  drugs, consent, and overloaded schedules. Monday, February 10 6:00 - 8:00 pm Trinity School 101 West 91st Street New York, NY Register…

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