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

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

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Lynne Greenfield: A Legacy of Creativity

Stephanie Geier April 8, 2014

On February 28, Lynne Greenfield, who was THHS’s Assistant Principal of Humanities from 1991-2002, passed away. Though she left THHS in 2002, she is still renowned among faculty for her dedication...

Seekers hosts successful Walk for Water

Poonam Dass April 4, 2014

Imagine carrying a forty-pound jerry can for two miles until your arms start to feel numb; if you witnessed such an event, would you stop and ask what was happening? Several bystanders watched on Friday,...

SciOly sets school record at states

Aayush Beri March 29, 2014

On March 14 and March 15 in Uniondale, Long Island, the Townsend Harris Science Olympiad team broke a school record when it notched a 9th place finish at the Science Olympiad States Competition. The...

Seniors give back to community at elementary school

Raya Kazdan February 26, 2014

THHS stresses the importance of giving back to the community. One program that does so has become popular in the school; it is called Junior Achievement. As part of this organization, on February 7, thirty-eight...

Senior competes in the Netherlands for International Moot Court

Poonam Dass February 21, 2014

  From January 18 to January 25, senior Adrienne Lee participated in the 2nd International Moot Court (IMC) competition in the Netherlands. She was among sixteen New York City public high school...

Alumni Q&A: Camille Orr

Rachel Chabin February 4, 2014

In this series, we will be reaching out to alumni to learn about their career paths and life choices after THHS.  This month we spoke to Camille Orr, a 1990 alumna who became an Exceptional Student...

QC Correspondent: Humanities lectures come to Harris

Magdalena Grabos February 4, 2014

As part of Townsend Harris’s Bridge Year Program, all seniors are required to take a Humanities seminar at Queens College. Classes meet twice a week, but roughly once a month, students also attend a...

A look at the extended family Fee

Sharon Chin February 4, 2014

Aside from being the Assistant Principal of Organization, Health, and Physical Education, Ellen Fee has another job: caring for foster children. Ms. Fee has been a foster mother since she married. Students...

SU Board pilots webseries

Zhi Lin February 4, 2014

If you are a student who feels that you are never sufficiently informed about school events and updates, Hawks on Air has got you covered. Hawks on Air is a new webseries added to the THHS Student Union...

Gov class at “We the People”

Sherin Shibu February 4, 2014

Months of hard work and dedication paid off when students of Linda Steinmann’s AP U.S. Government and Politics class took third place on a citywide level at the We the People Competition on January...

SciOly places at Yale against national teams

Stephanie Geier February 4, 2014

On January 18, the Science Olympiad team traveled to New Haven, Connecticut to compete at the Yale Invitational. At the invitational, the team placed 9th out of 47 schools, receiving 1st in both Forensics...

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