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Upcoming Events


THS parent Ms. Phyllis Lin, an enthusiastic knitter, welcomes non-knitters and pro-knitters alike to her bi-weekly library knitting session from 11:00 am to 12:30 pm  You will grow to love knitting.




Every school day at 9:14 a.m.: Students in 4 separate television production classes take turns to broadcast a live The Tiger Run Down from the center library studio to classrooms, homes of Tenafly over Channel 77, and streamed worldwide.  Broadcasts are carefully prepared and produced in the library’s newsroom under the instruction of Mr. Steve Moger.


Past Events

Wunderbar Together Project Shaping the Future of Entrepreneurship in Germany and the US

Shaping the Future of Entrepreneurship in Germany and the US – The Hasso Plattner Institute, New York, in collaboration with the German International School of Silicon Valley and Tenafly High School under the Wunderbar Together initiative made this coast to coast / cross ocean project possible. Through these series of interviews coordinated by Dr. Joann Halpern of HPI-NYC and David Di Gregorio, HPI alumni planted the entrepreneurial spirit into the minds of many THS and GISSV students!


Karl Ritter, Principal and Lamb Studios Stained Glass


In 1937, Karl Ritter, Tenafly High School’s first principal, purchased our Lamb Studios stained glass panels. Rescued from the original high school building and recently renovated they are permanently on display and illuminated by natural light from our courtyard.  They serve as a beautiful backdrop to out center library TV studio.






The artworks of Hieronymus BoschHans HoffmanMary CassattWinslow Homer with music composed by Bedřich Smetana greeted students and staff in the library as the 2022-2023 school year began. Artwork was displayed on monitors and music played through massive speakers donated to the library media center by NBC.




THS Outdoor Classroom Looking toward Library
THS Outdoor Classroom Looking toward Library


Architect’s drawing of Library Exterior of Tenafly High School’s library from its outdoor classroom. One can already see prior to the school’s opening in 1972, the library was intended to be a special space. September 14, 2022 marks  50 years (approximately 50,000 students and staff later) we continue to strive to honor the architect’s original intent of our library. Click on photo to enlarge.





Schedule GraphicWhat class is next? Navigating the Block Schedule – Originally programmed by a talented student, an electronic signage generator helps students and staff know when and where to be. D Major chord indicates passing time. This information is broadcast and streamed on all our channels during the school day.




Leonard Nimoy 2010
Leonard Nimoy 2010


Leonard Nimoy’s Advice to Tenafly High School Students – In 2010, Leonard Nimoy taped an encouraging and kind message for our students. He explains how the the arts were a doorway for himself, and how assigned reading can be used as a path to something we may want to learn more about.




William Francis Gibbs Interscholastic Engineering and Design Competition – The SS United States remains an icon of American design and engineering, inspiring the next generation of young innovators. Tenafly High School hosted ten competing teams from the New Jersey Interscholastic STEM League, inaugurating a landmark engineering and design competition with an authentic “Made in the USA” theme.



John and Doris Naisbit speak with Tenfly High Schoo Students 2010
John and Doris Naisbit 2010

China’s Megatrends: The 8 Pillars of a New Society – 
In 2010 John and Doris Naisbitt spoke about the future of China and how it will impact us. Students in the audience in the Lalor Library Media Center asked great questions and the event was covered by C-Span.