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The Student-Run Newspaper of Townsend Harris High School at Queens College

The Classic

The Student-Run Newspaper of Townsend Harris High School at Queens College

The Classic

Q&A with Class of 2019 Valedictorian and Salutatorian

Q&A with Class of 2019 Valedictorian and Salutatorian

Ilma Aamir June 23, 2019

The valedictorian and salutatorian of Townsend Harris’ Class of 2019 were honored at the Baccalaureate Awards Ceremony, which took place on June 3rd. Valedictorian Atia Ahmed and salutatorian Nefertari...

The State of Alabama v. Arthur

The State of Alabama v. Arthur

Any child born in the 2000s may have a special place in their hearts for the children’s show Arthur. This week, students who grew up watching the show had strong reactions to Alabama refusing to air...

Old-school pizza in Howard Beach: New Park Pizza

Old-school pizza in Howard Beach: New Park Pizza

Matthew Merino May 21, 2019

By Matthew Merino, Staff Writer  A mainstay in Howard Beach, New Park Pizza is sure to please with a great New York-style pizza, made to order.  Although there is a very limited selection of items...

Statement from Principal Condon, May 2019

Statement from Principal Condon, May 2019

Brian Condon May 10, 2019

To The Members of the Townsend Harris High School Community: Yesterday, May 7, 2019, the Townsend Harris High School community was recognized by the New York City Department of Education as a Respect...

Avengers: Endgame review

Avengers: Endgame review

Usha Sookai May 8, 2019

By Usha Sookai, Staff Writer Avengers: Endgame is a “once in a generation event” that was worth the wait. The Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) broke barriers yet again and fans around the world felt...

Harrisfest 2019 highlights students talents

Harrisfest 2019 highlights students’ talents

Yadira Gonzalez May 8, 2019

The latest Harrisfest took place on April 17. This show consisted of a variety of acts ranging from dancers, singers, and instrumentalists as well as some acts that you don’t see every day. All ticket...

Dealing with stress under high pressure

Dealing with stress under high pressure

Usha Sookai May 7, 2019

By Usha Sookai, Staff Writer Stress is no stranger to Townsend Harris students. Whether it’s upcoming AP exams, pending SAT scores, or deciding on college acceptances, there is always a lot going on...

After six long years, the Jonas Brothers return

After six long years, the Jonas Brothers return

Kayla Kim May 7, 2019

By Kayla Kim, Staff Writer After six years of being inactive in the music industry, Kevin Jonas, Joe Jonas, and Nick Jonas have released the hit song Sucker at the beginning of March, announcing the...

Social media and perception

Social media and perception

Kelly Jiang and Marcella Soewignjo May 6, 2019

With the widespread use of social media platforms, teenagers can share everything they do from their most recent meal to their whole life story with the click of a button. For some, social media is an...

Students are inducted into Archon 2019

Students are inducted into Archon 2019

Leonardo Rodriguez April 26, 2019

By Leonardo Rodriguez, Staff Writer  On Monday, April 8, students and staff attended the Archon (The National Honor Service Honor Society) induction ceremony. The ceremony congratulated the new and...

Avengers: Endgame predictions

Avengers: Endgame predictions

Usha Sookai April 24, 2019

Avengers: Endgame is coming to theaters on Friday, April 26 and Marvel fans are preparing to see the 22-movie “Infinity Saga” come to a close. The plot of the movie has been under wraps, as the trailers...

Study spots for students

Study spots for students

Esther Dai and Antonella Abreu April 24, 2019

Antonella Abreu and Esther Dai, Staff Writers Spring season is a stressful time for almost all Townsend students. With APs, finals and Regents exams just around the corner, pressure is bound to build...

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