Archive: News

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 >

Girls Basketball Season Ends

It was a great season for the girls basketball team, finishing off with a 14-4 record.  Making it into the Playoff rounds, the team finally met their match against Inwood  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 >

9th Graders Win Compost for a Cookie Contest

9th graders brought in almost half of the  150 pounds of compost collected over last week.  Not only were they treated to a vast array of home-baked cookies, they have  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 >

Remembering Chancellor Harold Levy

We are very sorry to announce that Harold Levy, the former Chancellor of the New York City Board of Education, has passed away. In 2002, Mr. Levy opened our school,  READ MORE >

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 >