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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

The Classic

Students taking photos in the photobooth.

Scenes from Prom 2024

Ryan Chen and Bella Chen June 19, 2024

Senior prom occurred last night, June 18th, at Leonards Palazzo. Seniors enjoyed a night of dancing, bonding with their peers, and taking photos together. Below is a slideshow of photos taken by The Classic photographers...

How I Got Into Five Ivies : Reading My Common App Essays | ADMITTED

Ryan Young, Multimedia Managing Editor June 16, 2024

Watch the newest episode of The Classic’s ADMITTED podcast where we discuss college admissions. This episode we sat down with graduating senior Sally Zheng to learn more about her individual college...

Students at this years Sports Awards held at Douglaston Manor.

Moments of Sports Awards 2024

On Tuesday, June 4th, Townsend Harris hosted its 37th Athletic Dinner and Dance at the Douglaston Manor. During the event, organized by athletic director Ms. Caiacca, various athletes received awards for...

Moments of Junior Banquet 2024

Moments of Junior Banquet 2024

Emily Zheng and Harrison Zhu May 27, 2024

On Thursday May 23, the 2024 Junior Banquet took place on the Skyline Princess. Juniors enjoyed a night of dancing bonding with their peers and taking photos together. Below is a slideshow of photos...

Townsend Harris High School Spring Concert 2024

Ryan Young, Ryan Chen, and Tawfiq Ahmed May 23, 2024

Townsend Harris High School's music department presents the 2024 Spring Concert featuring students from all grades and music classes.

Teens Review Damsel: exceeded expectations? Or did expectations exceed…| Operation Tomatometer

Iris Li, Chief Video Editor May 17, 2024

In this episode of Operation Tomatometer, The Classic’s very on TV and film review podcast, teens review the new Netflix blockbuster film Damsel, which has been hyped up due to starring Millie Bobby...

Modern Frankenstein | Poor Things – Teens Review

Iris Li, Chief Video Editor May 10, 2024

On this episode of Operation Tomatometer, the teen commentary podcast hosted by The Classic, our hosts Wren and Angeline discuss the film ‘Poor Things’ starring Emma Stone.  

Breaking the Fourth Wall : Teacher exposes the Truman Show

Classic Multimedia Team May 5, 2024

The 27 is a student/teacher podcast on the Marvell Cinematic Universe and other various media. In this episode, Mr. McCaughey and his kids review the Truman Show.

Teens Review Dune Part Two : the best sci-fi film of this generation?

Iris Li, Chief Video Editor May 3, 2024

Operation Tomatometer , the teen film commentary podcast hosted by The Classic, reviewed Dune: Part Two. You can hear our teens review on the film and their discussions on some of the romance and other...

The Townsend Harris Writers Academy Goes to Boston | 2024 Vlog

Classic Multimedia Team May 2, 2024

Editors of the newspaper and members of the writers academy took a trip to tour Yale and Harvard meeting with alums and touring each of the campuses and many historic sites.

The Townsend Harris Writers Academy Goes to Boston

Ryan Young, Managing Editor May 2, 2024

The new Townsend Harris Writers Academy, representing members from The Classic, The Phoenix, The Starling Press, and the Nightingale Theatre Company visited two colleges on an overnight trip. The Classic was...

What Will Affirmative Action Mean for College Decisions?

Aiden Clarke, Isabel Jagsaran, and Ryan Young April 28, 2024

Watch the full interview with former admissions officer Joe Latimer on how the recent changes of affirmative action may impact the future of college admissions.

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