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History - Recent Decades

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  • CHHS 1990 - 1999

    Cardinal Hayes High School moved into the 1990’s with a new principal, Father John Graham. Father Graham was appointed Principal in September 1989 succeeding the late Msgr. Thomas J. McCormack. Father Graham set upon a plan of growth and development in all areas of the school. Thanks to thousands of Hayes graduates and the leadership of Father Graham, the Hayes Endowment Fund grew to $5.5 million dollars by 1996.
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  • CHHS 2000 - 2009

    Cardinal Hayes entered the twenty-first century with a great deal of positive energy and a commitment to continue delivering a faith-based education to its students. In 2001, Father John Graham announced a $500,000 gift from alum, Regis Philbin to renovate the school auditorium. The renovations included a new stage, floor lighting system, a new sound system, structural repairs, renovation of the seating, rugs, curtains and painting.
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  • CHHS 2010 - Present

    In 2010, Cardinal Hayes High school introduced a new and innovative Freshmen Program with a dedicated Freshman Coordinator to guide the new students through their adjustment to freshmen year. The program included special orientation programs, assemblies, counseling support and activities. The Academy Program for students with Individualized Educational Plans (IEP’s) continues to offer a vast array of support services to the students it serves. Counseling services, academic support services, after school support and speech pathology are available to students in this Program.
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Cardinal Hayes High School

The Mission of Cardinal Hayes High School, a community based in Roman Catholic values, is to inspire diverse young men of the New York City metropolitan area to become lifelong learners and responsible citizens. We will accomplish this goal by encouraging students' spiritual and intellectual growth through a rigorous college preparatory program of academics, extra-curricular activities, and personal discipline.