Archive: News

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 >

Grammar Police Snare multiple students at HSAS

Yes, some of these students still don’t know the proper placement of a verb in a sentence.  Even worse, some students have a tendency to use the word ‘like’ way  READ MORE >

9th Graders vote on Poor Farm Proposal

On a bitterly cold day in November, the ninth grade class convened for a town council meeting in the early nineteenth century village of Sturbridge  in Massachusetts.  The topic was  READ MORE >

HSAS Joins Lehman students at the Pumpkin Smash

On a perfect fall afternoon in November, a couple dozen HSAS students journeyed across the street to the Lehman Quad to smash some pumpkins.  Hundreds of pumpkins donated by the  READ MORE >

Double Rainbow Spotted Behind HSAS

Double rainbows are supposed represent good fortune and positive change.  Well, one such rainbow appeared behind our high school in early November.  Every effort to find the bottom of the  READ MORE >

LOT Program off to a great start

Students and faculty at HSAS are beginning a second year of reaching out to nearby middle schools to provide tutoring.

This local outreach tutoring program known as   READ MORE >

Girls Varsity Tennis Finishes off a Banner Season

Weeks of hard work, practice, and a competitive season  paid off for the HSAS Girls Varsity Tennis team. Marking the longest run since 2011, the team made it deep into  READ MORE >

Cross Country Sophs are BX Champions!

The HSAS Cross Country Team had a great day at the Bronx Frosh-Soph Championships.  While the Freshmen were the runner-ups, the Sophomores were able to out-perform all the  other Bronx  READ MORE >

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 >

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 >