September Town Hall Meeting Is Mandatory for New Parents

Posted August 18, 2014 / Last updated September 6, 2014

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All parents of new students are required to attend a Town Hall Meeting on Thursday, Sept. 11 at 7 p.m. in the Jesuit Auditorium. Important and helpful information will be provided on the physical and psychological maturing process high school-aged youth. The presentation will focus on the role of parents in helping their sons make healthy choices, especially with regard to avoiding alcohol and drugs. The Town Hall Meeting, entitled “Keeping Our Kids Safe: Issues in Early Adolescence,” will be presented by Jesuit President Fr. Anthony McGinn, S.J. and Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics at the Tulane Univ. School of Medicine Brian Credo, M.D.

Held twice per year, Jesuit’s Town Hall Meetings focus on topics affecting youth and their parents. These meetings are open to all parents, but participation of the parents of juniors and seniors is strongly encouraged. The fall Town Hall is mandatory for parents of new students. The format of the meeting is of presentations and parent discussion. The meetings reflect timely topics affecting youth, and therefore change each year.

If you have any questions, please contact Coordinator of Student Assessment and Development Mary Favalora at or (504) 483-3828.