Archive: News

Third Place for our Fed Challengers

Our first ever High School of American Studies Federal Reserve Challenge Team was able to win third place honors in the Fed Challenge on April 17 ! Competing in the  READ MORE >

Career Day at HSAS

Alumni, parents, and other friends of HSAS spent a morning with students to discuss their careers.  Students were given opportunities to discuss the nature of these jobs, and the paths  READ MORE >

Writing Contest Winners

Two HSAS students gained special recognition for their writing talents in March.  Tenth grader Jade Lozada is the recipient of the Gold Key in the NYC Scholastic Art & Writing   READ MORE >

HSAS students participate in nationwide Walkout and March for Our Lives

Many HSAS students chose to participate in a seventeen minute long nationwide walkout to pay their respects to the seventeen high school students that died due to gun violence in  READ MORE >

Hunger Banquet

The Community Service Club hosted a Hunger Banquet this March.  Each of the 80 plus participants took on a specific individual identity (eg. a coffee farmer in Guatemala), and then  READ MORE >

A good weekend for HSAS Debaters

HSAS dominated the City Debate Championships this weekend, with all four of our teams advancing to quarter-finals. Congratulations to the pairings of Julius Dunn and Eli O’Brian, Sam Tyroler and  READ MORE >

Multicultural Celebration

Thursday, we ate.  Around a hundred  dishes were brought in by students and faculty.  The dishes represented the dozens of cultures of HSAS:  Dominican, Bengali, Hunan, Armenian, Honduran, Polish, and  READ MORE >

A last gasp of winter for HSAS hikers

In the “It’s the Journey, not the Destination” Department:  The Environmental Club hoped to bag a peak on Saturday, March 10.  Who would have guessed winter still existed an hour  READ MORE >

The Drama Club Presents...

The HSAS Drama Club staged James Goldman’s The Lion in Winter this last week in the Lovinger Theater.  This heavy drama which explores all the political intrigue and entangled relationships  READ MORE >

HSAS Gets the Gavel at Ivy League Debate Championship

At the Ivy League Championship at Columbia this weekend, an HSAS pairing came in first place in the Speakers Awards!  Ninth graders Charlotte Ritz-Jack won the gavel, and Stephen  READ MORE >

Girl's Basketball finishes off a great season

On February 12, the Senators defeated the Bronx School for Law, Government, and Justice in the Old Gym, 44-29 in the Quarter Finals, but lost out to Spring Creek Campus  READ MORE >

The Speakeasy

Students at HSAS are putting together another online edition of The Speakeasy, an online literary magazine.  View submissions that have been made thus far this year.