Archive: Announcements

Ballerini Movie

When Coach Ballerini announced that he could no longer coach the Softball team, the team knew they were losing a great coach.  Team members Daphne  READ MORE >

Blitz Movie

View a movie about Coach Howie Blitz.  Legendary baseball coach at Taft, then American Studies, Coach Blitz retired in 2016.  In honor of this  READ MORE >

Yearbook Club

May 20, 2018

The Yearbook is put together by students that take “Yearbook” as an elective class. See Ms. Eterno (filling in for Ms. Rockfeld)  if interested in helping out!

Volleyball Club

May 22, 2018

Volleyball club meets once a week during the fall and spring in the old gym. Everyone gets to practice skills, like bumping, setting, and serving, before getting to play 6  READ MORE >

The Spanish Honor Society

May 23, 2018

Do you love the Spanish language and culture and also enjoy helping out the community? If you do, the HSAS Spanish Honor Society is the place for you! Although there  READ MORE >

Soccer Club

May 23, 2018

The High School of American Studies Soccer Club meets weekly in the autumn and spring to play scrimmage games. The club plays both indoors and outdoors and each game lasts  READ MORE >

Model UN

May 25, 2018

Participating in the Model UN Conference every year, this group has consistently come home after every event with significant awards.

See Mr. Mansdorf for information.

Mock Trial and Moot Court

May 25, 2018

The High School of American Studies fields highly competitive Moot Court & Mock Trial Teams that compete in the annual New York State Bar Association’s Mock Trial Competition as well  READ MORE >

Common Sense

May 29, 2018

Are you interested in restarting Common Sense? The publication, written and edited by the Journalism students in the school, was our fabulous school newspaper. Well-read by the entire student body,  READ MORE >

Gay-Straight Alliance

May 26, 2018

This club takes an active role in raising awareness on LGBTQ issues in the school.  See Ms. DeBethune for information.

Environmental Club

May 27, 2018

The Environmental Club is an organization dedicated to offering students an opportunity to be environmentally conscious, beautify our school by maintaining our garden, appreciate nature with trips and club events,  READ MORE >

Documentary Film Class

May 28, 2018

This is a class open mostly to seniors. Students are given the opportunity to create their own documentary movies in this class. In one semester, students learn how to work  READ MORE >