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- We value each individual. We believe one person can make a difference.
- We value the process of learning. We believe knowledge is power and the journey is the reward.
- We believe that each member of our learning community is vital to our success.
- We value the diverse contributions of each member of our learning community.
- We believe people learn best from each other in heterogeneous, collaborative groupings.
- We value the differences and similarities of the human spirit and the people of the world. We believe that we are all linked in some way.
- We value effective communication and creative problem solving skills. We believe in the importance of understanding each other and our world.
- We value challenges. We believe that anything worth doing requires passion, persistence, commitment, calculated risk-taking and creativity.
- We value respect, responsibility, reflective thinking, accountability, flexibility, kindness, resourcefulness, generosity and integrity. We believe in moral and ethical behavior.
- We value a supportive, caring and safe environment. We believe in multiple perspectives for all of our students.
- We value our local and global communities. We believe in embracing our responsibilities as contributing members to our communities through responsible and informed decision making and through community service.
- We value a community of practice.
- We believe collectively that every child will succeed.

Latest News.


The Viper Times

The Student Council proudly presents The Viper Times, Volume 2 issue 4
PTA Meeting

PTA Meeting

Our PTA meeting will be on Wednesday, December 8 beginning at 5:00 pm. Following our Principal's Address, we will be hosting a BUILDING RELATIONSHIPS: CONNECTING WHILE AT HOME workshop. The meeting will have Spanish Interpretation.


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The Viper Times

The Student Council proudly presents The Viper Times, Volume 2 issue 3

HPHS Open House

Did you miss our Virtual Open House? Don't worry, we recorded it! It is posted on our website under About Us. Also, make sure you check out our Prospective Students tab, you can click this article to be re-directed there.

Free and Low-Cost Internet Options

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has launched a short-term Emergency Broadband Benefit (EBB) program, which provides broadband internet service for eligible New York City households, at a reduced cost, during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer Program (P-EBT) Food Benefits

The Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer Program (P-EBT) is a Federal program to provide food benefits to children who miss the opportunity to receive school meals due to pandemic-related school closures. These benefits will take the form of funds on electronic benefit transfer (EBT cards) which can be used in the same manner as SNAP (food stamp) cards.

PTA Meeting

Join us for our November PTA Meeting. It will be held this Wednesday, November 3rd. The link is under the Parents section of our website.

Tuesday, November 2

Tuesday is Election Day. Students should not report to school. Students will engage in remote learning online via Google Classroom.

The Viper Times

The Student Council proudly presents The Viper Times, Volume 2 issue 2

School Stats.

  • $2.8 Million In Grants and Scholarships
  • 95% Graduation Rate
  • 1,100 AP Exams Administered
  • 50+ Clubs and Teams Offered

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Mission & Vision.

We are dedicated to providing a safe and nurturing learning environment at the high school for health professions and human services. We prepare our students to enter higher education and the world of health care by maintaining challenging academic standards and integrating education into professional settings so that they acquire scientific knowledge, ethics, integrity and compassion.