Francis Lewis High School

Heejun Han receives standing ovation from judges on ‘American Idol’
Heejun Han receives standing ovation from judges on ‘American Idol’
Arts & Music Billy Rennison 3/29/2012 at 10:02AM

A week after the American Idol judges were on Heejun Han’s back for not taking the competition seriously, the Flushing-native had them on their feet with his rendition of “A Song For You.” The top 9 Idols performed songs from their personal musical icons with Han choosing the Donny Hathaway classic. The song, which was [...]

Francis Lewis supports its ‘Idol’ Heejun Han
Francis Lewis supports its ‘Idol’ Heejun Han
News Melissa Chan 3/27/2012 at 3:14PM

Heejun Han can count on his alma mater to keep him in the running in one of the biggest singing competitions in the nation. The 22-year-old “American Idol” contestant from Flushing survived to advance to the show’s top nine last week, although not without landing in the bottom three for the first time this season. [...]

Queens high school wins international moot court competition in the Netherlands
Queens high school wins international moot court competition in the Netherlands
News Michael Pantelidis 3/12/2012 at 6:42AM

One Francis Lewis High School student’s recent debate accomplishment is far from “moot.” Pei Ran Zhang, a 17-year-old senior at Francis Lewis, was part of the New York City all-star law team that finished in first place at the International Moot Court Competition at Peace Palace in The Hague, Netherlands – where the International Court [...]

Francis Lewis drills the competition
Francis Lewis drills the competition
News Steve Mosco 2/15/2012 at 2:29PM

Francis Lewis High School stood at attention and swept the New York City Drill Competition, defeating opponents from schools throughout the five boroughs and Long Island on February 11. The school faced off and was victorious against Xavier, Theodore Roosevelt, Long Island City, Uniondale, Morris, Wyandanch and Fort Hamilton High Schools in both armed and [...]

Scout gives back to Flushing
Scout gives back to Flushing
Education & Kids Alexa Altman 1/23/2012 at 2:26PM

Eagle Scout candidate Justin Lieu is on the verge of earning his wings, with seven years of Boy Scout training and the required 21 merit badges under his belt. He just needs to turn in the paperwork. Lieu, a Francis Lewis High School senior, used his years in the Scouts to improve his neighborhood. “The [...]

Flushing teen missing
Flushing teen missing
News Billy Rennison 12/16/2011 at 11:12AM

Police are asking for the public’s help finding a Flushing teen that went missing Tuesday, December 13. Pascal Chiu, 15, was last seen near Francis Lewis High School at approximately 2 p.m. this past Tuesday.  Chiu is 5-feet-4-inches tall, weighs 120 pounds and was last seen wearing a red jacket, blue jeans and white sneakers. [...]