Archive: News

Pestopalooza 2018

Thanks to the generosity of the Lehman College faculty in the Health Sciences Department, students were able to use a state-of-the-art kitchen on the Lehman campus for pesto making.  With  READ MORE >

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 >

A banner year for HSAS sports

There was some disappointment after the HSAS baseball team  the end lost a close game to Petrides HS, out on Staten Island for their last game in the Playoffs.   In  READ MORE >

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 >