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Student Highlights


This Rotoscope Project film was selected to be a part of the screening collection in the New York City Public Schools Film Festival!


TYWLS Astoria students have won the Congressional App Challenge

Some of our 11th graders have won NY-14’s Congressional App Challenge with their app idea called GloUp!  Our students will be invited to the US Capitol to present their solution.   Additionally, our school will have a video call with the International Space Station.

2023 AP Honor Roll for TYWLS Astoria

The AP School Honor Roll recognizes schools whose AP programs are delivering results for students while broadening access. TYWLS Astoria has earned this recognition based on criteria that reflect a commitment to increasing college-going culture, providing opportunities for students to earn college credit, and maximizing college readiness. 

2023 Summer Law Institute

Includes both new TYWLS Astoria members and students accepted to the College Bound program!

2023 College Board National Recognition Program Awardees

TYWLS Astoria is proud to recognize Maria Flores and Victoria Hernandez for being awarded the National Hispanic Recognition Award from the College Board.


College Board National Recognition Programs TYWLS Astoria Student Awardees


Our students earned this academic honor because of their GPA of 3.5 or higher and outstanding performance on the PSAT/NMSQT®, PSAT™ 10, and/or AP® Exams. They can now list this honor on applications to stand out to colleges.


AP® Computer Science Female Diversity Award

This honor recognizes the outstanding work TYWLS is doing to engage more female students in computer science. This award acknowledges 1,020 schools for their work toward equal gender representation during the 2020-21 school year. TYWLS is one of only 61 schools to be recognized for achieving this important result in both courses. Research shows that female students who take AP computer science are more likely to major in computer science in college compared to female students of similar background and academic preparation who didn't take AP computer science courses. 
Through TYWLS leadership in diversifying computer science education, TYWLS is preparing female students for the high-paying, in-demand jobs of the future and giving them the opportunity to help solve some of society's most challenging problems. 

State of Our Schools: Students collect food to feed Brooklyn's hungry

Eleventh Grade Leader Gabriela Mendoza who also participates in the Emerging Leaders for Social Justice Institute and was pretty busy this weekend.

She volunteered to give food out to the good people of Bedford Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, and she made the news. We are incredibly proud of her hard work, compassion and dedication to her community.

"She fearlessly and naturally stepped up and represented like the leader she is on behalf of ELSJI. "

TYWLS Wins/Qualifies in NYC FTC



- 3rd place Motivate

- 2nd place Connect Award

- 3rd highest ranked team- Which had them qualify!