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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

Harrisites donated to the New York Blood Center during school last week

Harrisites participate in fall Blood Drive

Diana Piergrossi, Staff Writer October 6, 2022

On September 30, Townsend Harris partnered with the New York Blood Center (NYBC) to host its first Blood Drive of the school year.  Students decided to participate in the Blood Drive for various reasons....

Seniors kicked off the 2022 Election Simulation last week in the courtyard.

Election Simulation candidates launch the 2022 campaign season

Adam Gosine, Staff writer October 3, 2022

To welcome back the annual Election Simulation tradition, students representing this year’s politicians and interest groups gathered in the courtyard on September 28 during seventh band to participate...

SLIDESHOW: Election Simulation Kick-off Rally 2022

SLIDESHOW: Election Simulation Kick-off Rally 2022

September 30, 2022

On Wednesday, 9/28/2022, the annual Election Simulation Kick-off Rally was held in the courtyard. Below is a slideshow of photos taken at the event.

Ms. Baranoff takes over as COSA after being Senior Advisor for three years.

Ms. Baranoff takes over as COSA

Chloe S. Szeto, Copy at Large September 26, 2022

As of the 2022-2023 school year, social studies teacher Jaime Baranoff is taking over as the new Coordinator of Student Activities (COSA) at Townsend Harris High School. The job of the COSA involves...

After PupilPath ban, DOE released its own gradebook platform; here’s what teachers are saying about it

After PupilPath ban, DOE released its own gradebook platform; here’s what teachers are saying about it

Nilla Wahab, News Editor September 22, 2022

After a PupilPath data breach that impacted 800,000 students from more than 560 schools in early 2022, the NYC Department of Education banned the system’s use in city public schools at the end of the...

Scenes from the 2022 Club Fair

Scenes from the 2022 Club Fair

September 20, 2022

Last Friday, students attended the annual club fair in the gymnasium and the cafeteria. Below is a slideshow of photos by Classic photo editor Erica Lee.  

Support The Classic by giving to our Fall Donations Drive

Support The Classic by giving to our Fall Donations Drive

The Editors of the Classic September 14, 2022

The Classic is running a fall donations drive. If you can, we would appreciate you donating to support our publication. The Classic is proud of the work it has done in the past, and our new editors...

Class of 2026 arrives a week before school starts for Orientation

Class of 2026 arrives a week before school starts for Orientation

Faiza Tasnim September 5, 2022

Last Wednesday, incoming freshmen and sophomores entered the Townsend Harris High School building, many for the first time, to get their ID photos taken, become better informed about the school, and...

Teachers added to staff in multiple departments for new school year

Teachers added to staff in multiple departments for new school year

Maria Mattei and Fiona Gao August 29, 2022

As a new school year dawns on Townsend Harris High School, incoming students may be surprised to find that they are not the only new additions to the building. Since May 2022, the THHS administration...

Class of 2023 starts senior year as Queens College classes begin

Class of 2023 starts senior year as Queens College classes begin

Ellison Daone August 25, 2022

Earlier today, seniors returned to school for the start of Queens College classes. Last year, seniors began their college classes remotely, making this the first time seniors have started classes on...

Summer enrichment programs launch at THHS

Summer enrichment programs launch at THHS

The Classic Summer Team July 13, 2022

This week, the Summer Rising program returned for its 2022 session. All students received an email with signup information, including members of the incoming Class of 2026. Like last year, THHS teachers...

Despite state funds, Queens College Bridge Program funding remains uncertain long term. A look at why THHS continues to push for greater support.

Despite state funds, Queens College Bridge Program funding remains uncertain long term. A look at why THHS continues to push for greater support.

Almost every day since the start of the school year, senior Eliza Josephson has stepped out from the back door of THHS to enter the Queens College Campus. There she takes a humanities seminar course in...

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