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

The Classic

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

The Classic

Dessert shop recommendations in Queens to go to with friends.

Dessert Shops to Visit with Friends

Valencia Li and Fiona Zheng, Staff Writers October 5, 2022

Looking for new places in Queens to hang out with friends and simultaneously satiate your sweet tooth? For those craving a sweet treat or new suggestions for local cafe spots, exploring popular dessert...

Students share their favorite books from this summer.

With summer now officially over, here were the top book picks from summer 2022

Maimuna Amina, Staff Writer September 29, 2022

This summer was a time for students to unwind from school and relax with friends and family; while some students traveled, others decided to read purely for pleasure and explore new genres of different...

Students share their favorite moments from the Mid-Autumn Festival.

How Harrisites Celebrated the Mid-Autumn Festival

Queenie Sze September 28, 2022

On the fifteenth day of the eighth lunar month, families gather to celebrate the Mid-Autumn festival (中秋节), a joyous occasion where individuals reunite to worship the full moon and the harvest season....

In support of the Freedom to Read Foundation’s Banned Book Week, students brought their own book and read for an entire period.

School holds read-in for all students to kick off initiative to encourage independent reading

Amina Asad, Staff Writer September 28, 2022

Townsend Harris High School hosted its first school-wide read-in of the 2022-2023 academic year as part of a growing campaign to encourage independent reading for students. During an extended third band...

Fall Fashion at Townsend Harris

The Classic’s guide to this year’s fall fashion trends

Jasmyn Pillay, Staff Writer September 28, 2022

With pumpkin spice lattes brewing and leaves falling to the ground, autumn is finally here. Here is The Classic’s  guide to the latest fall fashions that Townsend Harris students are following. Returning...

Harrisites Reflect on their Concert Experiences

Harrisites Reflect on their Concert Experiences

Melinda Wang, Staff Writer September 21, 2022

Many students often spend time listening to tunes from their favorite artist from virtually anywhere. This past summer, artists from all over the world hosted music festivals and concerts in New York City...

For Banned Books Week, THHS Librarian sets up read in, urges students to get library cards

For Banned Books Week, THHS Librarian sets up read in, urges students to get library cards

Reem Nasrallah, A&E Editor September 19, 2022

With Banned Books Week beginning this week, the Townsend Harris library is planning to raise awareness about censorship and the importance of reading in various ways throughout the week. In addition to...

Harrisites Around the World: Where students have vacationed this summer

Harrisites Around the World: Where students have vacationed this summer

Daffny Cardoso, Arts and Entertainment Copy Editor September 14, 2022

After 10 months of rigorous academic activity, students were more than ready to leave the building for summer break. For some students, vacation meant spending time with loved ones and relaxing at home....

Stephanie Gomérez, Class of 2012, discusses performing in Broadways Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

Stephanie Gomérez, Class of 2012, discusses performing in Broadway’s “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child”

Emma Joa and Reem Nasrallah September 11, 2022

Last spring, a group of sophomores, juniors, and seniors saw Harry Potter and the Cursed Child on Broadway. As a special treat, Assistant Principal of Organization Ellen Fee arranged for the students to...

2022 Summer Theatre Showcase

2022 Summer Theatre Showcase

EMILY CANTOS August 31, 2022

In early August, Townsend Harris High School’s Theatre Workshop concluded its summer program with the Summer Theatre Showcase. The showcase entitled “Dating” consisted of two fifteen-minute long...

Five entertaining things to do in NYC as summer wanes

Five entertaining things to do in NYC as summer wanes

Ever since the start of the Covid pandemic, social outings have become more complicated. Nonetheless, it still remains true that few places offer as much to do as New York City, so if you are looking...

Watch the dating-themed Summer Theatre Showcase premiere here

Watch the dating-themed Summer Theatre Showcase premiere here

August 10, 2022

On Tuesday, August 9, the Townsend Harris Summer Theatre Showcase debuted their performance in the auditorium. The program is a part of the THHS Summer Rising 2022 iteration and the players rehearsed and...

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