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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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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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