Archive: News

Want to know more about HSAS?

An informational movie about the HSAS experience is a great place to start.  To get a better feel for the academics, extracurriculars, and culture of the school, this video will  READ MORE >

Creating habitat for bats in the HSAS garden

Although humans are the predominant species in New York City, many wild animals also call the city home. Among those are hawks, falcons, squirrels, raccoons, and five species of bats.  READ MORE >

Debate Team Wins City Championship!

After HSAS dominated on the first two days of the City Championships (March 9-10), two of our teams advanced to the final round. Last Tuesday, March 19, HSAS sealed the  READ MORE >

Community Service Club hosts Dodgeball Tournament

In early March, the Community Service Club hosted a dodgeball tournament.  Clubs faced other clubs.  9th graders v. 10th graders. Teachers v. Students. … and so on.  All participants made  READ MORE >

Economics Club Participates in Fed Challenge

On March 12th, the HSAS Economics Team travelled to the New York Federal Reserve Bank to compete in the High School Fed Challenge. This year, they were placed in the  READ MORE >

The Play's the Thing

The HSAS Drama Club put on a riveting performance of The Play’s the Thing in the Lovinger Theatre for the entire school on Friday, March 8.  Directed by Senior Lillie Steen, and  READ MORE >

HSAS Annual Hike takes place in early March

This year our hikers made it to the top!  After being foiled last year by ridiculously deep snow, our intrepid hikers made another go for bagging the summit of Mount  READ MORE >

Uniendo Pueblos

Uniendo Pueblos – Uniting Communities.  The Spanish Honors Society held a special after-school fundraiser luncheon to benefit a mental health clinic in Jarabacoa, the Dominican Republic.  After Dr. Craig Katz  READ MORE >

African-American History Month at HSAS

Students had different choices to select from on Tuesday, February 26, to learn more about and engage in African-American history related activities.  Choices ranged from movies, dance, discussions, and trivia.  READ MORE >

HSAS Celebrates Lunar New Year

Hot Pot, noodles, and dumplings were served after school for all celebrants. With assistance from the Spanish Honors Society, Mr. Xia, and student chefs, all students were invited to come  READ MORE >

Boys Basketball Season Ends with close game against Campos

The Boys Basketball Team made a come-from-behind effort to even the score with the Juan Morel Campos HS team in the Playoffs.  They just couldn’t do it in the end  READ MORE >

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 >