Thanksgiving Break and Homecoming

School will be closed on Thursday and Friday, November 22 and 23 for the Thanksgiving holiday.   Our homecoming celebration, open to all alumni,  will take place Wednesday afternoon, November 21,  READ MORE >

Report Cards

Report Cards were given to students to bring home on Friday, November 16.

City Harvest

Please donate canned and boxed food! Donation boxes are in the lobby, organized by grade level. The grade that donates the most food by November 30 will win leftover Halloween  READ MORE >

Writing Contests

Do you have a really good poem that you want to share?  Why not enter it in a contest?  Right now there are a handful of writing contests open to  READ MORE >

Where are our graduates from the class of 2018?

Check the list of colleges where our students from the Class of 2018 were accepted.

School News

NYC Transportation Commissioner Visits Gov classes

Polly Trottenberg, NYC Transportation Commissioner and Board Member of the MTA, visited two Government classes in mid-November.  After making a presentation on the various issues her department is wrestling with  READ MORE >

Grammar Police Snare multiple students at HSAS

Yes, some of these students still don’t know the proper placement of a verb in a sentence.  Even worse, some students have a tendency to use the word ‘like’ way  READ MORE >

Last gasp of summer

As NYC got hit with the first snow storm of the season in mid-November, a lone Mount Shasta Daisy in the HSAS garden made it clear it was not yielding  READ MORE >

9th Graders vote on Poor Farm Proposal

On a bitterly cold day in November, the ninth grade class convened for a town council meeting in the early nineteenth century village of Sturbridge  in Massachusetts.  The topic was  READ MORE >

HSAS Joins Lehman students at the Pumpkin Smash

On a perfect fall afternoon in November, a couple dozen HSAS students journeyed across the street to the Lehman Quad to smash some pumpkins.  Hundreds of pumpkins donated by the  READ MORE >