Archive: Announcements

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 >

Drama Club

May 28, 2018

The HSAS Drama Club is the new, updated version of the older drama club that used to be at the school. Started this year and advised by Mr. Halabi, the  READ MORE >

Debate Team

May 28, 2018

The High School of American Studies Speech and Debate Team is an elite intellectual opportunity for students to collaborate and compete in tournaments throughout the year. The team is currently  READ MORE >

Dance Team

May 28, 2018

The Dance Team is a student led club where the captains choreograph different dances. Everyone is welcome to join! Every year the Dance Team performs at the Annual Talent Show.  READ MORE >

Community Service Club

May 29, 2018

The club focuses on volunteerism in the community surrounding the High School. Membership of the Community Service Club is open to any interested student.

This club involves  READ MORE >

Chess Club

May 29, 2018

Chess Club meets every week to play chess in Room 108. Enjoy a relaxing or competitive game of chess with friends and pick up on new strategies to improve. All  READ MORE >


May 30, 2018

Run by seniors every Wednesday, the HSAS band is filled with a diverse group of students willing to learn different kinds of music. With instruments ranging from strings to percussion  READ MORE >