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Facing state scrutiny, six new 'out-of-time' schools must make major changes
Apr 14, 2015 • Chalkbeat New YorkThe latest out-of-time schools are: Herbert H. Lehman High School, Banana Kelly High School, Mosholu Parkway Junior High School, and Fordham Leadership Academy for Business and Technology in the Bronx; and August Martin High School and John ... More
Six city schools added to state's 'out of time' list
Apr 14, 2015 • Capital New YorkNew York City now has eight schools with the designation, meaning they have failed to substantively improve after three or more years of intensive support. The additions to the list of the city's worst schools are Herbert H. Lehman High School, Banana ... More
Insult to injury: Bronx high school student who was slashed in the face by ...
Mar 31, 2014 • New York Daily NewsA 16-year-old Bronx High School student who was charged with disorderly conduct after he was attacked at Herbert H. Lehman High School was blindsided, his family said Friday. Stephaun Powell received 20 stitches after being sliced across the face and ... More
Bronx teen allegedly raped by music teacher hits city with multi-million ...
Dec 9, 2013 • New York Daily NewsThe family of a Bronx teenager who allegedly was raped by her music teacher slapped the city with a multi-million-dollar lawsuit, the Daily News has learned. Herbert H. Lehman High School instructor Brian Kearins, 34, was arrested and charged with ... More
An Industry Will Vanish, Along With a Cellphone Ban in New York City Schools
Jan 7, 2015 • New York TimesNot the most pleasant environs for a frigid day, but Ms. Concepcion, who was parked in front of Herbert H. Lehman High School in the Bronx, served what many teenagers considered to be a crucial function. For $1 each day, she would safeguard the ... More
Questioning Turnaround at Lehman High School in the Bronx
May 31, 2012 • MetroFocus (blog)McSherry, 50, graduated from Herbert H. Lehman High School in the Bronx, near where he grew up. Since 1990, the author and filmmaker has taught writing and film at the school. But he might not be there this September, after the Department of Education ... More
At Bronx High School, Field Is 20 Yards Short of Being a Home
Jun 16, 2011 • New York TimesHerbert H. Lehman High School, with an enrollment of more than 4,000 students in the Bronx, has never played a home football game simply because its field, at 80 yards, is too short for regulation contests. The result, over the years, has been extra ... More
High school music teacher in the Bronx busted for sex with student: police
Jun 26, 2013 • New York Daily NewsBrian Kearins, 33, a music teacher at Herbert H. Lehman High School, was busted after the victim's sister found a string of emails and text messages between the pair that discussed their sexual relationship since last September, law enforcement sources ... More
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