Elementary School News
NYC National History Day Award Winners from HCES
3/10/2017
Congratulations to our extraordinary National History Day NYC History Day Award Winners!  The awards were given on Thursday, March 9th at a special ceremony.  We are so proud of everyone and we wish Owen, Orli, Anne, Angeli & Allison, Julia, Zach, Anastasia & Emma, Luciana, Julián, Connor & Brian, and Lois--the 1st and 2nd placed students--the best of luck at the New York State History Day competition which will be held in Cooperstown, NY on Monday, April 24th.

Anne - 1st place for individual performance
Zach - 1st place individual website
Julián - 1st place individual documentary
Lois - 1st place individual exhibit board
Owen - 2nd place for historical paper
Orli - 2nd place for individual performance
Angeli & Allison - 2nd place for group performance
Julia - 2nd place individual website
Anastasia & Emma - 2nd place group website
Luciana - 2nd place individual documentary
Connor & Brian - 2nd place group documentary
Hannah - 3rd place for individual performance
Maya & Samantha - 3rd place group documentary


 
 

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High School News
Sponsor of HCHS International Travel Scholarships, Miriam Rand, dies at age 100
3/22/2017
HCHS Alumna (HCHS class of 1932) and legendary Beverly Hills travel agent Miriam Rand, who worked in the industry for seven decades and booked travel for Hollywood’s biggest stars, died in late February at age 100.

At her 90th birthday celebration at the Beverly Hilton in 2006, Rand insisted that the event be more than a birthday party – it raised more than $100,000 for a scholarship fund at her alma mater, Hunter College High School in New York. The scholarships have been used to help students travel overseas on school-sponsored trips.
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