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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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Mustang Basketball Alum Advocates for the Deaf at the White House

The following article was published by Gallaudet University.  Andy Cruz, Class of 2013 is now a member of the Gallaudet University Varsity Basketball team.  The team recently rallied for a bill to support the deaf and hard-of-hearing members of the U.S. … Continue reading

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Truman Welcomes Eighth Grade Visitors

BRONX, NY – Eighth grade students from across the Bronx and parts of Manhattan made their way to Co-Op City on November 1st to get a first-hand look at what Truman has to offer as part of three annual Open … Continue reading

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Chancellor Fariña Address Ebola in NYC (Available in 10 languages)

NYC Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña and Dr. Mary T. Bassett, the Commissioner of the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOH) have issued the following joint statement to all families regarding recent news about  Ebola in New York City.  The text of … Continue reading

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Astronomy Teacher Becomes Digital Planetarium Expert

SALT LAKE CITY, UT-   Most space travelers require years of training and experience before getting to go to the outer limits of the atmosphere and beyond, but now Truman students can explore the universe in much greater detail, thanks … Continue reading

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Truman Building’s Facade Gets A Refresh

BRONX, NY – As the leaves change colors in Autumn, the facade of Truman High School got a little more color, thanks to the efforts of members of the custodial department. “I said it was ready for a refresh,” said … Continue reading

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Teacher Keeps Students Smiling at Student Entry

BRONX, NY – Students entering Truman High School have a reason to smile this year – as one faculty member is finding a new way to brighten their day. “It’s a mood elevator without question,” says English teacher Reggie Lewis.  … Continue reading

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RAPP Participates in the 14th Annual Gladys Ricart & Victims of Domestic Violence Memorial Brides March

We are proud to have participated in the 14th Annual Gladys Ricart & Victims of Domestic Violence Memorial Brides March this past Friday, September 26, 2014, lending our voices to a movement that will continue UNTIL THE VIOLENCE STOPS! We … Continue reading

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Culinary Program “Year-In-Review”

BRONX, NY – Pro Chefs Harold Chase and Jeff Brylski lead one of the top-performing Culinary Arts Program in New York City, right here at Truman High School.  While the list of their accomplishments in any given year is difficult … Continue reading

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Science Teacher Published in National Journal

BRONX, NY – Truman High School continues to attract and retain class-leading expert faculty in all academic areas.  This spring, Earth Science and Astronomy instructor Kathleen Robbins had an article published in Science Scene, the science education journal published by … Continue reading

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Mahutin Paul Honored by George Washington University

BRONX, NY – Mahutin Paul, a junior at Truman High School recently received a medal from George Washington University.  the School of Engineering and Applied Science (SEAS) Medal was granted to Paul for obtaining the highest overall grade point average … Continue reading

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5th Annual Father’s Day Pledge to End Violence

Truman RAPP is proud to be part of this annual event, engaging men in taking a proactive stance in ending violence against women. There will be two opportunities to join us on the steps of City Hall. You can visit … Continue reading

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Truman is a ‘No Place For Hate’ Gold Star School!

Congratulations to the Truman community for earning Harry S Truman High School’s honor as a 2013-2014 No Place for Hate Gold Star School! We attended a Recognition Ceremony, held at the Skirball Center in Manhattan on May 21, 2014. We heard from inspirational … Continue reading

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