Townsend Harris High School receives national honor


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Flushing’s Townsend Harris High School has been nationally recognized for its innovative and effective science program, which offers advanced high school classes in atypical fields. Intel Corporation, the technology developer, chose Townsend Harris from a pool of 30 high school candidates for the honor, the 2008 Intel Schools of Distinction Award in Science Excellence. Only […]

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A born leader


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As a civic leader who also fences, 17-year-old Townsend Harris High School senior Jason Mills is a modern-day Julius Caesar of sorts – only with more mock trials and less arrogance and conspiracy. The Cambria Heights resident currently leads his school in the hallways as student body president and on the fencing strip as captain […]

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No Student Athlete Left Behind


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What do football players in city high schools have in common with the elite professionals of the New York Football Giants? The public school athletes now have access to the same medical care, regardless of ability to pay, provided by the highly-regarded Hospital for Special Surgery in Manhattan, team doctors for the Giants and other […]

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Mayor signs anti-cyber bullying law


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RANDELL EVANSeditorial@queenscourier.com Mayor Michael Bloomberg authorized a bill on June 9 for the safety of students terrorized by cyber bullying. The bill was written by Councilmembers Mark Weprin and Larry Fidler. “Too many children and teens have suffered for no good reason,” said Weprin. “If we want our children to grow up in a nurturing […]

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AAH SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS


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Jada Gyening Jada Gyening is a senior at Bayside High School. A resident of Queens Village, she has enjoyed her high school experience and feels very prepared for the future. Gyening has set high goals for herself after graduation. “I am really hoping to get into Princeton University and double major in international relations and […]

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