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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

Special Education teacher Georgia Brandeis to remain at Townsend Harris

Special Education teacher Georgia Brandeis to remain at Townsend Harris

Sumaita Hasan June 7, 2017

Special Education teacher Georgia Brandeis, who had planned to take a new job at the Queens North borough field support office Queens earlier in the year, will be staying at Townsend Harris High School....

Interview with new principal Brian Condon

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Sources claim IAP Jahoda insisted on students attending classes after taking SAT & PSAT; many frustrated by new plan

Sumaita Hasan and Mehrose Ahmad April 1, 2017

Recently, there has been a change in the way Townsend Harris structures the day of the in-school PSAT/SAT exam. Though the junior grade will be taking a SAT exam while the sophomore grade will be taking...

55 MIST members told to re-do trip forms; Phoenix also faces trip issue after IAP Jahoda requests slips days before event

Sumaita Hasan and Mehrose Ahmad March 26, 2017

Previously, The Classic reported on disputes between Interim Acting Principal Rosemarie Jahoda, faculty, and administrators regarding trip procedures. Members of the community claim that Ms. Jahoda’s...

Students organize sit-in day of C-30 Level 1 Committee interviews

Sumaita Hasan and Ashley Zhao March 23, 2017

During the day of the C-30 Level 1 Committee interviews, students organized a sit-in on the third floor in front of the principal’s conference room. Students expressed concern regarding the lack of transparency...

THHS faculty writes letter to Mayor de Blasio

Dear Classic Editors, On Thursday, March 16th, the Townsend Harris faculty delivered a letter to the Mayor expressing our grave concern about the C-30 process to appoint a permanent principal at Townsend...

Letter to the editor on behalf of three student clubs: Ms. Jahoda, withdraw from the C-30

Zion Kim, GSA members, and MSA members March 14, 2017

What follows is an open letter written to Ms. Jahoda on behalf of three student clubs.  Dear Interim Acting Principal Jahoda, The Muslim Student Association (MSA), the Gender and Sexuality Alliance...

Classic poll of students finds 1% of current Harrisites support Ms. Jahoda for permanent principal

Sumaita Hasan and Mehrose Ahmad March 14, 2017

In The Classic’s last interview with Interim Acting Principal Rosemarie Jahoda, she told The Classic that she believes she has a “great deal of support,” but she is unsure of whether all voices...

Student Union President Alex Chen starts letter-writing campaign after assistant principals Ellen Fee and Susan Brustein were denied C-30 interviews

Rabia Hasan March 11, 2017

Student Union President Alex Chen took over on Wednesday during the weekly senior meeting in order to ask the senior grade to fill out postcards in protest against Interim Acting Principal Rosemarie...

IAP Jahoda answers Classic questions

Aly Tantawy March 6, 2017

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IAP Jahoda misses deadline to apply for major grant money THHS has received in the past

Mohima Sattar and Jilissa Drayton February 28, 2017

An emergency School Leadership Team (SLT) meeting was called on Monday in order to address budget concerns. The SLT discussion on the budget became tense when it was revealed that Interim Acting Principal...

Worldwide Women’s March Organizer joins rally and calls on de Blasio to take action against “mini-Trump” Jahoda

Linda Sarsour, one of the three organizers of January’s Worldwide Women’s March, spoke at the Townsend Harris High School student demonstration in front of the mayor’s office to protest for the...

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