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Truman Times Publishes Second Edition

BRONX, NY – The student newspaper of Harry S Truman High School has published its second edition.  Highlights include clarification of the school’s food and drink policy, changes in the SAT exam, as well as a sports update.   CLICK HERE … Continue reading

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Student Journalists Get Up Close and Personal with Hillary Clinton

BRONX, NY – The television cameras were lined up: Fox News Channel, the Truman Media Program and CNN – all  in a row across the media risers at presidential candidate Hillary Clinton’s April 13th campaign rally.  The Truman journalists were … Continue reading

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Kevin Dennis Scores Mayor’s Cup MVP

BRONX –  We send a special congratulations to senior  Kevin Dennis who won the MVP award in the PSAL All Star Game Mayor’s Cup on April 3rd. Kevin lead the Bronx/Queens team with 24 points.  This is the one of the … Continue reading

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Dept. of Education Reassures Parents of Water Quality

BRONX, NY – The Chancellor of the New York City Department of Education and the city’s Commissioner of the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene have issued a joint letter reassuring families of the quality of the water supplies in … Continue reading

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Food and Drink Policy at Truman

URGENT: We have a clarification regarding an announcement that was made during the school day on March 22nd. The following message is from Principal Alfano: Attention all students: Students will not be able to bring drinks in glass or open … Continue reading

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Culinary Students Compete for “America’s Best High School Chef”

BRONX, NY – On Saturday March 5, Seven Truman Culinary students competed at Monroe College for America’s best High School Chef and Pastry Chef Competition. Our pastry competitors Chynalee Pabon, and Erika Ortiz both finalists each won a $12,500 scholarship … Continue reading

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College Photography Entrepreneur Visits Truman Media

BRONX, NY – Pursue your passion.  Work with reliable people.  Network.  Develop a team and make investments.  These are just a few of the messages conveyed to Truman Media’s aspiring photographers by entrepreneur Tom Russo. “I’m used to getting experience … Continue reading

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Truman Media Students Skype with Penn State Researcher

BRONX, NY – Students in the Truman Media Program continued their “virtual guest speaker” series as they completed a unit of study on social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter and Snapchat. “Why do people go on it? Why is it … Continue reading

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Steel Horses Compete In FIRST Robotics Regional Tournament

NEW YORK, NY – On March 11, 12, & 13, 2016, The Steel Horses, Truman’s Robotics Team rode in to Javits Center to compete in the FIRST NYC Regional championship tournament. Sixty-six teams competed, including six international teams. After eighty-eight qualifying … Continue reading

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Truman Revives Print Edition of School Newspaper!

BRONX, NY – For the first time in many years, Harry S Truman High School has published it’s newest edition of the “Truman Times.” “It’s a much-needed forum for the school,” according to newspaper advisor, Ms. Ranisha Singh.  “It gave … Continue reading

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NYCDOE and Microsoft Offers Free Software for Students

SPEAKER MELISSA MARK-VIVERITO AND SCHOOLS CHANCELLOR CARMEN FARIÑA ANNOUNCE COLLABORATION WITH MICROSOFT TO PROVIDE SOFTWARE TO NEW YORK CITY STUDENTS Today, Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña announced an innovative collaboration with Microsoft Corp. to provide New York … Continue reading

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Lady Mustang Basketball Featured on News 12

BRONX, NY – The Truman High School Lady Mustang Basketball took on neighborhood rival Cardinal Spellman this week in interleague play.  After a hard-fought battle, the Lady Mustangs came out on top by a score of 54-to-49.  Their game was … Continue reading

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Update for Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Dear parents and guardians, This is an important message from Truman High School. All students must return to school on Tuesday, February 2. Students should enter school the same time they did in the fall term. They should also follow … Continue reading

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Winter Storm Jonas CANCELS SATURDAY S.A.T. EXAMS, PSAL SPORTS, REGENTS TUTORING & OTHER D.O.E. EVENTS!

BRONX, NY – In light of the forecasted Winter Storm Jonas, the administration at Harry S Truman High School has announced that Saturday Regents Prep Tutoring  AND ALL PSAL SPORTS EVENTS AND PRACTICES for January 23rd will be CANCELED, due … Continue reading

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Law Team Competes in “We The People”

NEW YORK, NY – Truman High School’s 10th Grade Honors Law class recently went head-to-head against four other schools to test their knowledge of the Constitution and Civics – as well as take and defend stances on various Constitutional issues. … Continue reading

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