Administration

Principal
Mr. A. Weiss
Assistant Principal
Mr. M. Olivieri



Front Office
Ms. Sandra Magneri
Ms. K. Flintall
Ms. Maureen Vielandi







Pupil Personnel Staff

Guidance Counselors
Ms. Michele Harris
Ms. Cathy Raimo (part time)

School Nurse
Mr. Daniel Lee, RN

School Librarian
Ms. Debbie Quinn

Parent Coordinator
Ms. Paula Fiore


Academic Faculty

Art
Ms. Elizabeth DeBethune

English
Ms. Moira Mosco
Mr. D. Murphy
Ms. Pamela Sebastian Ridge
Ms. P. Rockfeld

Foreign Language
Ms. Elva Brandt
Ms. R. Campbell
Ms. Erikson

Ms. R. Genao



Mathematics
Mr. J. Halabi
Mr. F. Sacchini
Ms. T. Taylor
Mr. C. Xia

Physical Education
Mr. R. Hondorf
Mr. S. Schulman

Science
Mr. M. Holmes
Ms. R. Kumaraswamy
Mr. R. Uziel
Ms. A. Walsh

Social Studies
Mr. M. Elinson
Mr. C. Evans
Mr. D. Iurato
Mr. A. Mansdorf
Ms. L. Peterson
Ms. E. Rice
Mr. A. Thoman




Administration and Support Staff

 
Mr. Alessandro Weiss,
Principal and Teacher of      Grammar

hails from: central PA
 
BA, Swarthmore College
MS Ed., Pace University

olivieri 
Mr. Martin Olivieri,
Assistant Principal

hails from: The Bronx
BA, Honours, University of     Toronto
PhL, Medieval Philosophy,
    Universita di San Tommaso in     Urbe
MA, Education, City College
MS, Education, Baruch College

vielandi
Ms. Maureen Vielandi,
Main Office

hails from: The Bronx

ext. 1003

 


Ms. Sandra Magneri,
Payroll

hails from: The Bronx

 

ext. 1001

flintall
Ms. Kerry Flintall,
Principal's Secretary, Purchasing

hails from: New York, NY 

ext. 1005

Fiore
Ms. Paula Fiore,

Parent Coordinator

hails from: The Bronx

ext, 1224


Mr. Josť Liz,
School Peace Officer

hails from: Washington Heights

ext. 1999

Ms. Elizabeth Maloney
School Peace Officer

hails from: The Dominican Republic

ext. 1999

Ms. Elizabeth Ventura
School Peace Officer

hails from: The Dominican Republic

ext/ 1999

Mr. Charles Williams
Custodial Engineer

hails from: South Carolina

 

Guidance Office

harrisMs. Michele Harris
Guidance Counselor


hails from: Long Island
, NY
BA, Hunter College
MS. Ed, Hunter College

"It's not about getting into college, but being in college."

ext. 1221


Teaching Faculty: Art

 deBethune  
Ms. Elizabeth deBethune
Class Web Site
Professional Web Site
Art

Advisor of GSA

hails from: Massachusetts

BA, Yale University
MFA, SUNY - Purchase

 

Teaching Faculty: English

mosco
Ms. Moira Mosco
,

English, AP English
Advisor of Coffee House

hails from: Westchester
    County, NY
BA, SUNY - Binghamton
MA, Teacher's College

murphy
Mr. Dennis Murphy,
English and Creative      Writing

Coach of Soccer Club

hails from: County Kilkenny Ireland  

seb-ridge
Ms. Sebastian Ridge

Ninth grade English,
    Poetry, and Grammar

hails from: Chicago, IL 
former reporter for The Wall     Street Journal

BA, Arizona State University
MS, Journalism, University of Illinois
MS, Education, Fordham
    University

p_wong
Ms. Pian Rockfeld,

English, AP English Literature, Year Book     

hails from: San Francisco
BA, Columbia University
MS, Fordham University

Teaching Faculty: Foreign Language


Ms. Elva Brandt,
Spanish

hails from: The Dominican     Republic
B
A and MA, Lehman College
Teacher for 2016-2017
former Italian and Spanish teacher
     from Lehman HS

morel
Ms. Ms. Rosanmi Campbell,
Spanish
Co-Advisor Spanish Honors Society

hails from: The Dominican     Republic
BS, Union College
MA, The Graduate College

(on maternity leave)


Ms. Niza Erickson,
Spanish, Advisor of Drama Club

hails from: The Dominican     Republic

BA and MA in Spanish    Literature and Education,    Lehman College


 

 

 

Teaching Faculty: Mathematics

halabi
Mr. Jonathan Halabi
Algebra
Website

UFT Chapter Leaderhails from: New Haven, CT 
former career as     transportation planner
BA, Lehman College
MS Ed., Lehman College

sacchiniMr. Francesco Sacchini

hails from: Italy
BA, University of Pisa
MS, Teacher's College


Ms. Tempestt Taylor
BA, Lehman College
MA, NYU

hails from the Bronx



Curtis Xia
Calculus

hails from: Zhejiang Province, China
BS, Polytechnic Institute
MS, NewYork University

Teaching Faculty: Physical Education

schulman
Mr. Steven Schulman,
Web Site
Athletic Director

Coach: Girl's Tennis

hails from: Smithtown, NY
head basketball coach for
    Lehman College
BA, Syracuse University
MS, Ithaca College

hondorfMr. Ryan Hondorf,
Physical Education and     Health
Coach: Bowling, Girl's
       Basketball and Softball

hails from: Syracuse, NY
BS: SUNY-Cortland
MS in Health: Lehman College


 

Teaching Faculty: Science

holmes
Mr. Michael Holmes,
Chemistry, Pathology, Environmental Ethics, and Biology

hails from: North Carolina
former medical researcher
BS, NC Central
MS, NC Central
Albert Einstein College
       of Medicine

Kumaraswamy
Ms. Rajani Kumaraswamy,
Website

Biology

Program Chair

hails from: California
BS in Molecular and Cell    Biology from U.C. Berkeley
MA, Teacher's College


Mr. Rapael Uziel
,
Website
Physics

hails from: Brooklyn
BA, MA Brooklyn College

 

walsh
Ms. Aoife Walsh,
Chemistry & AP Environmental Science

hails from: Waterford, Ireland
Higher Diploma in Education,
    University College, Cork
MS, Science Education,     Lehman College

Teaching Faculty: Social Studies

elinson
Mr. Morgan Elinson

AP American History,
    Journalism, Architecure
Coach: Cross Country and     Track
Advisor of Common Sense

hails from: Roosevelt Island
BA, SUNY - Buffalo
MS Ed, Mercy College
Bank Street College

"We will be judged not by the facts we know, but by those we allow ourselves to forget."

evans
Mr. Charles Evans

AP American History,     
    From Disco to Obama


Senior Advisor, Chess    Club, and Arista


hails from: The Bronx
BA, Fordham University
MS, Mercy College

iurato
Mr. David Iurato
AP American History, 20th   Century American Culture,
Conspiracy Theories,  and Student Government
Advisor of Debate Team

hails from: Westchester     County, NY
BA, SUNY Purchase
MS, Lehman College

 

mansdorf
Mr. Arnold Mansdorf
AP American History,
  Economics, and 20th   Century European History
Coach: Boy's Tennis      
Advisor of Model UN and     Literary Magazine

hails from: Brooklyn, NY
former commodities trader
BA, Tufts University
MS LD, Fletcher School of
    Law and Diplomacy (Tufts)

holds distinction of never suffering defeat by an HSAS student in a tennis match

peterson
Ms. Lauren Peterson

AP World History, Constitutional
    Law, Criminal Law

Advisor for Moot Court and     Mock Trial

hails from: New Jersey
career as lawyer before    joining    HSAS
BA, Emory University
JD, Fordham Law School

riceMs. Elizabeth Rice
AP World History

Advisor of Community    Service Club


hails from: Westchester     County, NY
BA, Grinnelll College
MA, Teacher's College

thoman
Mr. Anthony Thoman

AP World History,     Government,  Doc Film
   
Assistant Coach, X Country
Advisor of Environmental   Club

hails from: Massachusetts
career as Park Ranger   before    entering teaching   profession
BA, Bates College
MA, Teacher's College


Teaching Faculty Emeritus

luftman
Ms. Myra Luftman

Principal of School, 2002-2006
Founder of HSAS

fiorello
Ms. Yvonne Fiorello
Teacher of Biology
In Loving Memory of a  
    dedicated and     extraordinary teacher

vilani
Ms. Dora Vilani
Teacher of Spanish and     Italian

Founder of Spanish Honor
    Society

barber
Ms. Shauna Barber
Teacher of Math

Our Alaskan has returned to     home turf!

b_wong
Mr. Ben Wong

Teacher of Social Studies
Former Senior Advisor, Web     Master, and trivia genius

gilbert
Mr. Jacob Gilbert
Teacher of Spanish
Coach of Boy's Tennis team

cochin
Ms. Karen Cochin
Teacher of English

Tolkienetic, spiritual adviser,     and hat collector     extraordinaire

benmoussa
Dr. Adil Benmoussa,

Teacher of Physics

Back in Morocco!


Mr. John Rockfeld
Teacher of Biology
Back to School! Good luck!

valentin
Ms. Tamara Valentin,
School Safety Officer
On to a new career ... as a teacher!

rodriguez
Mr. Armando Rodriguez
Teacher of Spanish,
Music and Band
;
Founder of Music program at HSAS

Camillo
Ms. Zorarya Camillo,
School Aide

We look to forward to many visits!


Eugene PalatulanMr. Eugene Palatulan,
Teacher of Biology and
coach of the Girl's Basketball Team

Another one of our faculty that has chosen to enter the Medical field!

garcia
Ms. Susan Garcia, School Aide at HSAS since the beginning. Retirement in Puerto Rico beckons!

 


Mr. Thomas Baker, Teacher of Math and has returned to his home base of San Diego.


Mr. Sebastion Silva
Teacher of Spanish and Music

Band is entering the world of business

Mr. Amos Levy
Geometry, Algebra
Now teaching Math at Brooklyn Tech


Dr. Sunny Park Suh
Guidance Counselor


Ms. Rendon,
Spanish

 

 

blitz
Mr. Howard Blitz,
Physical Education and Health



 


Ms. Beth Wise
Guidance Counselor

 

gormanMs. Emily Gorman,
AP Calculus




Ms. Tani Cope,
Payroll