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May 10, 2021: Townsend Harris achieves three-peat in U.S. News rankings
For the third consecutive year, Townsend Harris is the #1 public high school in New York City, the #1 public high school in the New York metro area, and the #1 public high school in the state, according to the 2021 rankings by U.S. News & World Report. And of the over 17,000 public high schools in America, Townsend Harris is ranked #12. Click on the image below or this link to see the full rankings.
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May 5, 2021: Our 2021-22 PTA Executive Board
Please welcome our PTA's 2021-22 Executive Board:
  • Co-President: Supriya Purov-Fernandes (newly elected)
  • Co-President: Greg Prasad (newly elected)
  • Recording Secretary: Cherryl Jimenez
  • Treasurer: Sanja Bogovic
  • Chair of Alumni Relations Committee: Alysa O'Shea (newly elected)
  • Co-VP of Fundraising: Alex Lauren (newly elected)
  • Co-VP of Fundraising: Anna Tsang
  • Co-Chair of Hospitality: Randi Romero (newly elected)
  • Co-Chair of Hospitality: Open
  • Co-Chair of Electronic Communications: Christina Deonandan (newly elected)
  • Co-Chair of Electronic Communications: Ciné Ostrow (newly elected)
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Ongoing throughout the year: An easy way to support Townsend Harris
As many of us are now shopping online regularly even for basic necessities, you can donate to the PTA simply by shopping on without any extra cost to you. Here's how to do so:
  • The AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price from your eligible purchases.
  • Tens of millions of products are eligible for donations. You will see eligible products marked “Eligible for AmazonSmile donation."
  • Recurring Subscribe-and-Save purchases and subscription renewals are not currently eligible to generate donations.
  • After you place a qualifying order, it may take several days for the amount you have generated to update.
  • Do NOT log into your regular account or the mobile app.
    Instead, you MUST log into Townsend Harris High School's special link to AmazonSmile. Or click on the banner below.
  • The name of our AmazonSmile organization is "Parent Teacher Association of Townsend Harris High School."
And to learn how to make more donations directly to the Townsend Harris PTA, please CLICK HERE. Every donation (no matter how small) is important because they will all add up to a bright future for our children at Townsend Harris.
Please check what our sponsor KWELLER PREP is offering for our students to prepare for the SAT and ACT.
DONATE TO THE PTA WHILE SHOPPING ON AMAZON. For more details, click here.