Category Archives: News

Published Poet Visits Truman English Students

BRONX, NY – Truman students  flexed their creative writing muscles with the help of an expert Tuesday as poet and author Mariahadessa Ekere Tallie visited the school to conduct an up-close and personal workshop on the art of writing and … Continue reading

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Computer Technician Loves Keeping Students and Staff Wired at Truman

BRONX, NY – Sometimes, when you find your calling in life, you just “know.”  Maintaining a 7-story building’s information technology infrastructure is no easy job, but it’s one that technician Juan Rodriguez is ready to take on every day. “Ever since … Continue reading

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Culinary Students Cook Up Huge Wins

BRONX, NY – It’s a contest called “America’s Best High School Chef,” and students from Truman High School’s Culinary Program continue to prove that they have what it takes to earn that title. Under the direction of Chef Jeffrey Brylski, … Continue reading

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Truman Media Mustang SportsBeat Spring Preview

Students in the Media Program recently produced a show titled “Mustang SportsBeat: Spring Preview.”  It’s their first spring-semester studio production.  Enjoy!

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Weather Cancelations and Updates

WEATHER CANCELLATIONS AND UPDATES: 1) All PSAL Sports Practices for Friday night 3/20 are CANCELED. 2) Boys/Girls Outdoor Track Event at Icahn Stadium this weekend is CANCELED. 3) The Football Banquet Dinner for Friday 3/20 is STILL ON AS SCHEDULED. … Continue reading

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Next PTA general membership meeting: Thursday, March 19th

All parents and guardians, You are cordially invited to the March 2015 PTA general membership meeting taking place on Thursday evening, March 19th at 7:00 p.m. in the school cafeteria. A nominating committee will be established for our spring elections, … Continue reading

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Truman Announces Cell-Phone Policy

To view the original memo from Principal Alfano, please CLICK HERE. SCHOOL-BASED POLICY OF HARRY S TRUMAN HIGH SCHOOL FOR USE OF CELL PHONES, COMPUTING DEVICES, PORTABLE MUSIC AND ENTERTAINMENT SYSTEMS AND OTHER ELECTRONIC DEVICES OR ITEMS ON SCHOOL PROPERTY … Continue reading

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“Carnage” in Truman Science Department as Snake Turns Heads

BRONX, NY – Diagrams of the human body, the solar system, and even posters explaining photosynthesis are all things you might expect to see in a science classroom, but visitors to Mr. Beauzile’s Truman classroom are in for a shock … Continue reading

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Spirit Week at Truman

The Truman Student Council has announced that this week is SPIRIT WEEK, and they encourage students to show off their school spirit by participating in the following “dress-up” events: February 9th through February 13th   Monday: Truman Day Wear your … Continue reading

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EMERGENCY PTA MEETING: CANCELED!!

DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER, THIS MEETING HAS BEEN CANCELED.  STAY TUNED FOR UPDATED INFORMATION ON WHEN IT MAY BE RESCHEDULED. (D.ROUSH 11:05AM, 2/2/14) All Truman parents and guardians, You are cordially invited to a SPECIAL EMERGENCY MEMBERSHIP MEETING to be … Continue reading

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IMPORTANT DETAILS: Regents Exams Next Week!

BRONX, NY -Regents exams will take place on Monday, January 26 through Thursday, January 29. Students who are registered for exams received entrance tickets in their third period classes. Students only attend school when they have a regents exam. Friday … Continue reading

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Holiday Spirit at Truman!

BRONX, NY – Students and Staff at Harry S Truman High School got in the holiday mood in December, as the school hosted its first “Holiday Door Decorating Contest” in recent memory. Students and teachers worked together on the projects, … Continue reading

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Chancellor Fariña Celebrates Start of College Application Week

The following is an excerpt from a press release issued by the Schools Chancellor.  To view the entire release, CLICK HERE. NEW YORK – Chancellor Carmen Fariña today kicked off College Application Week, a coordinated effort to provide college application … Continue reading

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Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Students Pen Anti-Discrimination Poems

BRONX, NY – “Discrimination Is Not The Answer” is the subject of discussion among students at Truman High School, and several students in the Hearing Education Services Department found a creative way to express their ideas about being deaf. “I’m trying to … Continue reading

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Students Participate in Special TV Broadcast about Teen Suicide

BRONX, NY – For youth between the ages of 10 and 24, suicide is the third leading cause of death in the United States, killing around 4,600 young people each year (cdc.gov).   In October, Truman students took part in … Continue reading

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