Finals and Regents Exams

The last day of regular fall classes is Wednesday, January 16. Some final exams will take place in class, but most exams will take place on

No School on MLK Day

There will be no school on Martin Luther King Day, Monday, January 21.

End of the Semester

The first semester will officially end on Friday, January 18.  Report cards will be issued when students return for the second semester of school, at the end of January.

Spring Informational Meetings

Students and Parents are encouraged to attend informational meetings that will be held by both our Parent Coordinator and Guidance Counselor.  These meetings provide students and parents an opportunity to  READ MORE >

Winter Running Club is Back!

The High School of American Studies Winter Running Club meets on Mondays and Thursdays from December to March.  Any student that has turned in a medical for Cross Country or  READ MORE >

School News

More than just a greeting every morning

Principal Alessandro Weiss can always be counted on every morning to greet the students as they enter the building every day.  With a smile, a joke, a  reassurance about a  READ MORE >

Girl's Basketball Qualifies for Playoffs

Our girls basketball team’s season is more than halfway over, and it looks like they could be on their way to taking the Division Championship! Last week, the team got  READ MORE >

Comparing notes with Chinese Educators

Approximately 20 principals from Guangdong Province in China visited  HSAS on Friday, January 11.  These administrators visited classes and shared insights with both students and teachers. Every year, HSAS has  READ MORE >

Ms. Taylor is Honored by Sloan Foundation

On December 11, HSAS Math teacher Tempestt Taylor was recognized for her excellence in teaching.  She was one of seven recipients to receive the Sloan Award for Excellence in Teaching  READ MORE >

Rachel Brodman Wins Prediction Contest

Look out Nate Cohn!  Rachel Brodman predicted that Democrats would gain 38 seats in the House and lose two seats in the Senate.  Not only off by a small margin  READ MORE >