clubs & activities


White Supremacist America Needs a Shape Up


The Black History Month Showcase at Cardinal Hayes High School united the talents of Hayes’s several arts programs to extol pedestrian conversations and celebrations of blackness. In a barbershop, several black leaders such as Oscar Robinson ...


The Cardinal Singers and the Holiday Spirit

by victor franco '20  -ASSISTANT NEWS EDITOR- 

Cardinal Hayes is known for the way in which Hayesmen and faculty come together as a family during the Thanksgiving and Christmas school mass. The mass is followed up by a celebration of the first few months of the school year. 


Cardinal Hayes Goes to Japan: Land of the Rising Sun


  “I hope you’re ready to be on a plane for 16 hours”—one of the last things I heard before meeting with my fellow Hayesmen in the Newark International Airport at 3:00 a.m. I thought that I could handle such a long flight because I had previously been on a plane for a couple of hours heading to Georgia and Florida,


The Rebirth of the Singers

by alvaro rodriguez '19 - reporter -

After Ms. Nanko’s retirement in 2016, many students began to quit the Cardinal Singers, which has left the choir in a state of disarray. Luckily, Mr. John Del Cueto soon picked up after Ms. Nanko and became the new choir director.


broadway comes to the bronx with 'bye bye birdie'

By Rishi Pendharkar '20 

I went to the Bye Bye Birdie show on Sunday and when I reached the Regis Philbin auditorium at Cardinal Hayes High School, it was almost completely full. After watching the first half of the show I could see why the play was a must-see. The show started off slowly and then began to pick up speed as the scenes progressed. The set as beautiful and perfectly set the scene for all the settings of the play. The characters were all dressed appropriately for the time in which this play takes place, which is the late 1950’s.


cardinal & gold: new honors program introduced

By soffian massoud '20

The 2016-2017 school year has been a very historic one for Cardinal Hayes High School. First, we are celebrating Hayes’s 75th year of existence on the Grand Concourse. This year our sports teams are all doing phenomenally well, and both the Varsity football and soccer teams won their division championships. This year also marks the establishment of the elite Cardinal and Gold Honors Program.



a hayes first: trip to peru

by jonathan rodriguez '18

The trip to Peru proved to be a wonderful experience with amazing educational value. It was interesting to learn more about the different lifestyles of Peruvians by enjoying their culture, food and music.

In Lima, Peru we learned about the city life of Peru and about the history of Lima. I found myself in awe of all the Spanish-style buildings and architecture. In Cuzco, we saw the other half

christmas concert brings holiday cheer

by michael Perdomo '19

Although the warm weather is upon us and Christmas seems ages ago, the most wonderful time of the year (besides June 26th) was only a few months ago. Cardinal Hayes High School cordially invited parents, faculty, and students to attend their annual Christmas Concert on a frosty Sunday afternoon. In addition to the concert, the exceptional students’ artwork was on display in the Art Exhibit for parents and others to view after the end of the Christmas concert.

hayes pride


Walking along this curved concrete, my feet ache and I haven’t any sleep, I am content. Block-wide building opens welcoming, dancing side to side in happiness, calling my name, Hayes is a home I never want to leave. 

reactions to the presidential election

by Dominick Blanco 

For many students at Cardinal Hayes, the 2016 presidential election will be the first one that they will truly remember. It is notable that this election was one of most controversial ones in recent history. The two people that won their parties’ support had some significant issues that dominated the election.

99 years and counting

by Sean Mojica '20

On Monday, August 21st, 2017, the Great American Eclipse will take place along the Midsection of the U.S in places such as Oregon, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, and many other southeastern to northwestern states. The eclipse will follow a diagonal path, first reaching South Carolina and Georgia and ending in Oregon, which is undoubtedly the best place to view the spectacle.