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Back to School Survey


Urgent Announcement-Parents and Students- Complete this survey in order to officially request 100% remote learning or a combination of remote and physical learning. Your request is for the fall 2020 semester.

HPHS Town Hall Meeting

Virtual Town Hall Meeting

Please join us for a virtual town hall meeting. We will be discussing our September Re Opening Plans. Our meeting will take place on Tuesday, July 21 at 5:00 pm. Click on this article for the link to the meeting.

July SLT Meeting

Our SLT Meeting will be held on Monday, July 20 at 5:00 pm. There is one item on the agenda - Reopening for September. If you would like to observe the meeting, please contact

Student Refunds

Many students are owed refunds for payments they made. These payments were for things like trips, exams, senior dues ...etc. All refunds will be handed to students once it is deemed safe to return to our school building. For graduating seniors, your refund check will be given to you along with your diploma.
If you have any immediate questions or concerns regarding your refund, please contact Mr. Karaiskos (

Virtual Graduation

To watch our graduation use the link and password in this article. You can sign in starting at 5:30 pm. I recommend that you log in earlier to avoid having any technical problems. The graduation will start at 6pm sharp. Post pictures of yourself celebrating using the hashtag #ViperSignOff on social media.

Summer School 2020

All students attending summer school must have access to their DOE Student Accounts. Directions to accessing this account are found here.

Citywide Celebration for NYC Class of 2020!

To celebrate the end of a school year unlike any before, the DOE graduation celebration will be unlike any held before and will now take place on the evening of June 30. The DOE will be honoring the resilient, inspiring Class of 2020 with festivities that will be live-streamed across social media and broadcast on WPIX, channel 11, beginning at 7:00 p.m.

School Leadership Team June Meeting

Our school SLT meeting will be held on Wednesday, June 17 at 5:00 pm. It will be conducted remotely via Microsoft Teams. If you would like to observe the meeting, please request access to

UPDATED: Pediatric Multi-System Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (PMIS)

The health and safety of our communities remains our top priority, and we will continue to takeall appropriate measures to help keep our students, families, and staff members safe. Two weeks ago, we shared some information with you regarding the Pediatric Multi-System Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (PMIS), a rare condition that is potentially life-threatening in children.

Summer Learning

Earlier this week, we announced our plans for summer learning, to ensure that our students can continue to engage and receive the academic supports they need to be ready for returning to school in the fall. We want to acknowledge the feedback we heard from you and from families and school communities regarding dates of summer learning.

Pediatric Multi-System Inflammatory Syndrome

Health and safety is our top priority, and the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (NYC Health Department) and the Department of Education (DOE) continue to work together to keep the city’s students, families, and staff members safe, healthy, and informed as the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic evolves.

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