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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 2017 Valedictorian and Salutatorian

By Rabia Hasan and News Editor June 12, 2017

  Valedictorian Marina Aweeda and salutatorian Katerina Jou of 2017 were honored at the Baccalaureate Awards Ceremony, which took place on June 5. Marina and Katrina shared a few things about Townsend...

Special Education teacher Georgia Brandeis to remain at Townsend Harris

Special Education teacher Georgia Brandeis to remain at Townsend Harris

Sumaita Hasan June 7, 2017

Special Education teacher Georgia Brandeis, who had planned to take a new job at the Queens North borough field support office Queens earlier in the year, will be staying at Townsend Harris High School....

New single-stall bathroom on the third floor

Isabelle Guillaume June 4, 2017

Recently, an email announced that Townsend Harris established a new single-stall bathroom on the third floor in room 326. Done in accordance with a citywide initiative, the restroom is meant to accommodate...

THHS holds its second annual Mental Health Fair

Tehreem Khan June 4, 2017

Recently, the Townsend Harris High School Guidance Department held its second annual Mental Health Fair, in honor of Mental Health month. A total of eight organizations, including the Condom Availability...

Senior Noreen Mohsin wins four prestigious scholarships

Rabia Hasan June 3, 2017

Senior Noreen Mohsin, who will be attending the University of Pennsylvania in the coming fall, won The Ronald McDonald House Charities ASIA Scholarship (RMHC/ASIA), The Milken Scholarship, The NY1 Athlete...

Senior Georja Fotiu presents at Intel International Science and Engineering Fair

Isabelle Guillaume June 3, 2017

Back in March, senior Georja Fotiu made Townsend Harris history by being the first Townsend Harris student to make it to the Intel ISEF, the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair. To get there,...

THHS Ranks 7th Best High School in NY

Nefertari Elshiekh June 3, 2017

Townsend Harris High School is ranked 7th on the list of best high schools in New York, according to US News and World Reports. The rankings are based on college readiness, graduation rate, and proficiency...

Mr. B’s Health Advice: Small steps that lead to big changes

Jamal Bermudez May 17, 2017

As a known health and fitness enthusiast over the years, I’ve been approached by many people looking for advice on how to be healthier, lose weight, increase energy and feel better.  Since joining the...

Interview with new principal Brian Condon

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How to stay fit with Mr. B

Jamal Bermudez May 2, 2017

AS A known health and fitness enthusiast over the years, students and staff alike have come to me in search of input that would cancel out long stints of minimal activity and poor dietary choices.  Although...

NECTJ Speech Contest

Theint Thu Thein April 29, 2017

Townsend Harris High School recently won first place at the Japan Bowl contest. In addition, Senior Brandon Jagdhar won third place in the Northeast Council of Teachers of Japanese (NECTJ) Speech Contest. This...

Sophomores in Mr. Hackney’s SSR Class Place Third in the NYC National History Day

Nefertari Elshiekh April 29, 2017

On Monday, April 24, Mr. Hackney and several sophomores in AP Capstone/ Social Science Research headed to Cooperstown in Upstate New York to compete in the next level of National History Day. This journey...

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