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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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Smith Accepts Scholarship to New Haven

(FROM MSGVARSITY.COM) BRONX, NY – Truman basketball star DaQuana Smith had plenty of college choices while she was completing a successful four-year career at the Co-Op City School. The 5-foot- 11 forward took plenty of things into consideration, but Smith was … Continue reading

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Join the Truman Leaders team for AIDS Walk NY

Looking for a meaningful way to spend a Sunday? Earn community service? Make a difference in your community? Then you can join us for the AIDS Walk, Sunday May 18th. Get there early, and see the opening ceremony, featuring celebrity … Continue reading

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Denim Day 2014 ~ Sexual Violence Prevention & Education Campaign

  April 24, 2014 Denim Day: Fighting Sexual Violence, One Leg at a Time By ARNOLD J. KARR and KHANH T.L. TRAN   The fight against sexual violence moved forward in a sea of indigo on two coasts Wednesday. From New York to Los … Continue reading

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Media Students Attend STN National Convention in Orlando, FL

  ORLANDO, Fla. – Four seniors and one graduate of Truman’s Media Communications Program packed up their gear and headed to the Sunshine State in March to participate in the Student Television Network (STN) National Convention.  STN is a national … Continue reading

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4*11*14 ~ The Day of Silence

Today marks GLSEN’s 19th annual Day of Silence, one of the nation’s largest student-led days of action. Thousands of students across the country will take a vow of silence as a symbolic representation of the silencing effect of anti-LGBT name-calling, … Continue reading

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