First Official Day of School Fall  2016

Students report to school on Thursday, September 8, 2016 at 8:00a.m. to their homeroom. Please click here for the schedule.

AP Summer Assignments 2016
Below are the summer assignments for AP Biology, AP Language and Compositon,  and AP Literature, . After July 31, 2016, the assignments will no longer be accesible online.

AP Biology

AP Language and Composition

AP Literature and Composition

QHSS is number is 6 in New York State according to the US News and World Report 2016 America's Best High Schools.


Support the QHSS Orchestra
Please support QHSS's orchestra as we would like to include woodwinds. Please support Ms. Verga's project on Donor's Choose by making a contribution.


College Forum 2015
Classes represented: 2012-2015
Schools represented: NYU, Cooper Union, Binghampton, SUNY IT, Suny Albany, Cornell, Brown, Brandeis, Boston Univ
ColumbiaUniversity, MIT, Suny New Paltz, Hunter College, Tufts Univ, Amherst

Congratulations Monica Singh!

Take a look at senior, Monica Singh being interviewed with her mentor, Liz Abzug on channel 4 news. Monica interned for the Bella Abzug Leadership Institute.


Congratulations Brandon Muncan, Cosette Davis, Farzana Begum, and Stephanie Shoo

The QHSS Community would like to congratulate Brandon Muncan for his project being selected for the Intel Science and Engineering Fair in Phoenix, Arizona this year! We are proud of your Brandon!

Congratulations to Brandon Muncan, Cosette Davis, Farzana Begum, and Stephanie Shoo on their research projects being entered into the Columbia University's Journal entitled, Columbia Research Scholars Journal.

ARISTA Peer Tutoring will begin on Monday, March 7th.

Peer Tutoring from the Tri-M Music Honor Society Students

If you are interested in learning a second instrument that the school owns or for support with your instrument, please complete the Google form request for a tutor by clicking here .

Congratulations Ms. Baksh for being a recipient of the 2015-16 Sloan award for excellence in teaching in Mathematics and Science!

ARISTA Tutoring
If you are in need of an ARISTA member to tutor you in a specific subject area, please fill out the Google form by clicking here. There is a 72 hour turnaround time between completing your request and meeting your tutor.

The QHSS Community congratulates the girl's bowling team and making it to the playoffs!

College Office
Please click here to check the College Office page regularly for updates.

Congratulations Erik Menjivar for becoming published in the journal entitled, "U.S. Geological Society." Under the direction of a mentor at York College, Erik studied sand from Far Rockaway and Montauk. He will be presenting his research in Baltimore, MD in November.


Congratulations to the Veritas Literary Magazine for another exceptional embodiment of your talents! Click
here  to view Veritas.

Orchestra Students
Congratulations to Ms. Verga and her orchestra students on their first place win at the music competition at Hershey Park on Friday, May 29, 2015!

Congratulations to the following students for getting their research paper published in the Fingerlakes Journal for Secondary Sciences:

Gladys Obaji

Cosette Davis

Brandon Muncan

Andrea Cadornigara

Fatema Noor

Congrats also to Brandon Muncan for getting his research paper published in the Journal for Emerging Investigators via Harvard University!

QHSS Official Cellphone Policy click here

TestTakers SAT Prep Opportunity

Greetings QHSS Community,

In the days to come, you will receive a notice in the mail from a SAT prep company known as TestTakers.  QHSS has partnered with TestTakers to provide our students with SAT prep. Known for their collaboration with Bronx High School of Science, TestTakers has served the metropolitan area for over 30 years. TestTakers yields the highest returns of any course and is research based.

Click here for details.

Contact TestTakers at for more details.

If you suspect cyberbullying or cheating and would like to report it anonymously, please click here.

College Now
Students in grades 10-12, please see your Guidance Counselor to sign up for College Now for the Fall 2015 semester ASAP. The counselors have the details on the courses offered. Take advantage of free college classes while you are in high school! Click here for course descriptions.

QHSS Writing Lab

The QHSS Writing Lab is now online! If you need assistance with your writing, please check out the QHSS Writing lab page under "Students. Click here 
for details on filling out an online form for a QHSS Writing Coach.

Teacher Request Form

Teachers, click here to request the services of the QHSS Writing Lab for a particular student.

ARISTA Tutoring
Need an ARISTA tutor? You can now request an ARISTA tutor online. Simply click here to request an ARISTA tutor and contact will be made within 48 hours.

New York City Science and Engineering and JSHS Finalists

The QHSS Community would like to acknowledge and congratulate the Math and Science research students for advancing to the final rounds of the New York City Science and Engineering fair as we as the Junior Science and  Humanities Symposium!

In conjunction, we would also like to thank the teachers and the mentors for all of their support in working with our students to demonstrate their academic prowess.

QHSS Visitor's Policy under the "Our School" tab on the homepage.

Emergency Procedures
In the event there is an emergency due to poor weather conditions, please note the procedures to follow to receive any updates on school closings.
Emergency Instructions.docx

Welcome to the NEW QHSSYC website!

Please be patient as we add content...Teacher and Class pages are coming very soon.
Thursday, September 8
First Official Day Back to School
First Day of School. Students report at 8:00a.m.
Monday, September 12
Eid-al-Adha School Closed
Mon, Oct 3 - Tue, Oct 4
Rosh Hashanah School Closed
Monday, October 10
Columbus Day School Closed
Tuesday, October 11
Fall Open House 5-7p.m.