Townsend Harris High School

Queens educators win for excellence in teaching science, math
Queens educators win for excellence in teaching science, math
Education & Kids Melissa Chan 12/04/2013 at 11:12AM

Seven of the city’s top science and math teachers, including three from Queens, know the formula for success in the classroom. They accepted Sloan Awards for Excellence in Teaching Science and Mathematics this week for using creative methods to inspire students to make the grade and pursue careers in their field. For Thomas Sangiorgi, a [...]

Identify this place in Queens
Identify this place in Queens
News Queens Courier Staff 7/05/2013 at 9:11AM

Do you know where in Queens this photo was taken? Guess by commenting below! The answer will be revealed next Friday.   Last week’s answer to “Identify this Place”: Townsend Harris High School

Audit finds city high school placement flawed
Audit finds city high school placement flawed
Education & Kids Melissa Chan 6/21/2013 at 10:54AM

The city’s high school placement system denied a handful of youngsters a chance at being admitted to a competitive Queens school, a comptroller’s audit found. Four middle school students were not ranked last year for possible enrollment at Townsend Harris High School’s Intensive Academic Humanities even though they were eligible, according to City Comptroller John [...]

A born leader
A born leader
Education & Kids Mitchell Kirk 10/27/2012 at 8:06AM

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 [...]

Top honors for Queens high schools
Top honors for Queens high schools
Education & Kids Michael Pantelidis 5/16/2012 at 11:07AM

One Long Island City high school was recently named New York’s “valedictorian.” The Baccalaureate School for Global Education (BSGE), located at 34-12 36th Avenue in L.I.C., is the top high school in the state based on rankings released by the U.S. News and World Report. BSGE was also ranked as the 21st best high school [...]