Fall 2015 Open House Tonight
Open house tonight at the York College Performing Art Center starting at 5:30p.m.
Parking is available on Guy R Brewer Blvd bet Liberty Ave and South Road.

College Office
Please click here to view the list of colleges our students are accepted to.

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.

First Offical Day of School Message

Please click
here  to read the details on the first official day of school on Wednesday, September 9, 2015 at 8:00a.m.


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

Congratulations to Ms. Elissa Goldstein and the following students for their accomplishments on the Random House Creative Writing Contest:

Rafa Ashraf               Best of Borough – Graphic Novel “The End”
Ayushya Amitabh       Honorable Mention – Poetry      “Superficiality”
Lakshmi Bisram          Honorable Mention – Memoir      “Kitchen Rumination”
Jing Jin                        Honorable Mention – Poetry      “Raised by Grandma”
Ryan Kwong                Honorable Mention – Memoir      “No Exigence” 
Brenda Lin                   Honorable Mention – Memoir      “Tiger Family: The “Perfect” Life”
Christian Manaog         Best of Borough – Memoir        “Schrodinger’s Cat”
Aaron McIntyre              Honorable Mention – Spoken Word “4:40 - January 5th” 
Gabriela Williams           Honorable Mention – Poetry      “The Library”

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.
Monday, October 12
School Closed
Columbus Day
Wednesday, October 14
PSAT Exams Grades 10 and 11 Special Schedule
Saturday, October 24
Big Apple College Fair
Jacob Javits Center 1:00p.m. to 4:00p.m.
Monday, October 26
End of 1st Marking Period
Tuesday, October 27
P.T.A. Meeting
P.T.A. meeting 7:00p.m. - Financial Aid Workshop by HESC Room 203