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

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

The Classic

New Boys Varsity Soccer Team Captains discuss upcoming season

New Boys Varsity Soccer Team Captains discuss upcoming season

Lauren Hamlin, Madeline Cannon, and Zaynah Shariff, Sports Editors September 24, 2022

As they begin the fall season, the Boys Soccer Team has gone 1-2 in the results of their first three matches. The team captains have taken the opportunity to reflect on their experiences and share their...

From left to right, Girls Varsity Swim Team captains Kylie Chiang, Sophia Kouchtaf, Gabriella Fusco, and Zaynah Shariff

New Girls Varsity Swim Team Captains share their thoughts on the upcoming season

Madeline Cannon and Lauren Hamlin September 15, 2022

With the Girls Varsity Swim Team’s first meet of the season only days away, the new captains have shared their experiences and goals for the team. This year’s team captains are seniors Sophia Kouchtaf,...

Friday Night Athletics Update: PSAL teams start first matches Monday and PE classes return to the track next week

Friday Night Athletics Update: PSAL teams start first matches Monday and PE classes return to the track next week

The Sports Department September 9, 2022

As the fall gets under way, The Classic sports department is planning on providing regular updates about the progress of the fall season both within the halls of THHS and beyond. First up, is an important...

Training for fall PSAL season begins

Training for fall PSAL season begins

Matthew Cantor and Maimuna Kader August 26, 2022

Although Townsend Harris High School classes do not start for another two weeks, athletes are eager to return to the field. On August 22, fall sports returned and began running full-time. This is the...

THHS Athletics Awards Dinner and Dance returns for the first time since 2019

THHS Athletics Awards Dinner and Dance returns for the first time since 2019

Moriah Ramcharran June 12, 2022

The 36th annual Sports Awards, a tradition that has been on hold since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, will return on Monday, June 13 at Douglaston Manor.  In the ceremony, awards are given to the...

Girls varsity flag football team reflects on team spirit and the impact of COVID-19

Girls varsity flag football team reflects on team spirit and the impact of COVID-19

Mallory Macdonald May 20, 2022

With girls flag football returning for the first time since March 2020, only a few players remain from the 2019 team. The last time that the team played a full season, they exceeded expectations and...

Introducing this spring season’s athletics coaches

Introducing this spring season’s athletics coaches

Mirina Ahmet, Mallory Macdonald, and Lauren Hamlin April 15, 2022

With the reintroduction of spring sports after a two-year interruption due to the pandemic, The Classic spoke to some of the spring coaches of the Townsend Harris athletics program to introduce them...

Girls Varsity Flag Football share their goals for the spring season

Girls Varsity Flag Football share their goals for the spring season

Imran Baig and Ryann Plaisir April 15, 2022

On March 23, the Townsend Harris Girls Varsity Flag Football Team had their first regular season game against the Academy of American Studies. They won with a final score of 32-18. With only one loss...

Girls Varsity Softball team shares hopes for this season

Girls Varsity Softball team shares hopes for this season

Madeline Cannon March 21, 2022

Last week, the Townsend Harris Girls Varsity Softball team had a strong start to their season, defeating Robert H. Goddard High School with a score of 16-1. Due to challenges posed by the COVID-19 ...

Track teams race toward City Championship with Queens Championship Triumphs

Track teams race toward City Championship with Queens Championship Triumphs

Stephen Xing and Michael Zhang February 19, 2022

During the trophy ceremony at the conclusion of the Queens Championship meet last Saturday, both the Townsend Harris High School Boys’ and Girls’ Varsity track teams huddled together at the center...

Winter Olympics begin in Beijing

Winter Olympics begin in Beijing

Adam Gosine and Anton Rud February 4, 2022

Following the Tokyo games held last summer, the Olympics are kicking off once again with its opening ceremony premiering today. The Beijing Winter Olympics will consist of sports such as figure skating,...

Boys Varsity Basketball Team aims high as close of season approaches

Boys Varsity Basketball Team aims high as close of season approaches

Mirina Ahmet, Mallory Macdonald, and Lauren Hamlin January 21, 2022

Into the last stretch of their season, the Townsend Harris Boys Varsity Basketball team remains top of the PSAL Queens B division with a record of 11-1 and , with their most recent win on January 21...

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