• Free Driver's Education is back!

    SENIORS: Free Driver's Education is back at QV! Get your form outside room 449 to get started.  More details on the program are attached. 

    Work Based Learning
  • NY Explorers Program is BACK!

    More opportunities for you to explore your career pathways for free and while in high school! Go to the WBL page or click here for more information: QV Work-Based Learning Page

    Work Based Learning
  • ACE Mentor NY - Applications Now OPEN!

    ACE gives students a creative outlet to explore engineering, architecture, & construction careers – find out more!

    Work Based Learning
  • 9th, 10th, & 11th Grade C-Tech, CISCO, & Pre-Engineering Students

    NEW Work-Based Learning Opportunities for the Fall & Spring 2017-2018 semesters. Check out the WBL page for more details or see Ms. Zagada in room 449 pds. 4-8 for more info. 

    Work Based Learning
  • Graduates of QV!

    Check out the Alumni page for updated job opportunities from organizations/companies looking for workers.  Click here to access the QV Alumni page and spread the word!

  • Receive College Office Updates and Reminders by Text and the Remind App

    Class of 2018: Remind App code: a49dca  -or- TEXT @a49dca to 81010

    Class of 2019: Remind App code: 6c6f3a  -or- TEXT @6c6f3a to 81010

    College and Career Center


Activities and Student Groups

Published below is a list of all activities and student groups at QV. To join a group, contact the advisor.

Students interested in starting a new activity or group should see Mr. Vega, Coordinator of Student Activities, in room 143.

Annual Talent Show

The talent show is one of the biggest events each year at Queens Voc. Acts are determined by a series of tryouts, and then those selected to perform participate in regular after-school rehearsals. Some students also participate by working on the sound, lighting, and stage crews.

Listen for an announcement about tryouts, or see Mr. Vega in room 143 for more information.


Arista, Queens Vocational & Technical High School’s National Honor Society branch, is an organization dedicated to recognizing and encouraging students who demonstrate excellence, not only in the classroom, but also as leaders in their schools and communities.  Arista standards of scholarship, leadership, service, and character will be considered as the basis of your selection.  No student is inducted simply because of a high academic average.


Book Club

The Book Club meets regularly in the school library, and is open to all students.

See Ms. Lewis in the library for more information.


Chess Club

The Chess Club meets after school in the school library. All are welcome!

See Ms. Dimech for more information and the Chess Club meeting schedule.

College Now

College Now is a program offered with the City University of New York that allows students to earn college credit while in high school.

See Ms. Carpino in room 411 for courses at LaGuardia Community College, or Ms. Salas Ocampo in room 155 for courses held at QV.

Construction Skills

The Edward J. Malloy Initiative for Construction Skills, Inc. is dedicated to training New Yorkers with the skills necessary to access meaningful careers in the building and construction trades.  Through our nationally recognized pre-apprenticeship training program, Construction Skills provides the critical link between New Yorkers and long-term employment with good wages and benefits.

See Mr. Ali or Ms. Zagada in room 449 for more information.


Cosmo Clinic

The Cosmo Clinic offers cosmetology students the opportunity to practice their skills, and the community a chance to come into school for their styling needs.

Ms. Quartuccio is the advisor for the Cosmo Clinic.

Dance Team

The dance team is a competitive student group, selected through a tryout process.

See Ms. Vasquez in room 151 for more information.



Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda, Inc. (FBLA-PBL) is the largest career student organization in the world. Each year, FBLA-PBL helps over 250,000 members prepare for careers in business. Programs focus on the following: leadership development, academic competitions, educational programs, awards and recognition, membership benefits, and community service.

See Ms. Morgan Thomas for more information about the Future Business Leaders of America program.



 The Gay-Straight Alliance meets regularly after school. See Ms. Miaoulis for more information.



Team 1796, the RoboTigers, allows students to work first-hand with Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM). We thank our incredibly generous sponsors and our amazingly dedicated mentors. See Mr. Ali in room 449 for more information.



School Newspaper

Queens Vocational's school newspaper, Vocational Voice, is published three or four times per school year.

See Mr. Bahrenburg in room 417 for more information about working on the school newspaper!



ScriptEd is an after-school club where students learn coding and other technical skills.

See Mr. Garcia in room 401 or Ms. Zagada in room 449 for more information about ScriptEd.




SkillsUSA is a partnership of students, teachers and industry representatives working together to ensure America has a skilled workforce. SkillsUSA helps each student to excel. SkillsUSA is a national organization serving teachers and high school and college students who are preparing for careers in technical, skilled and service occupations, including health occupations and for further education.

See Mr. Rivera for more information about SkillsUSA.



Tech Squad

The QV Tech Squad is a student group that works to repair various technology equipment in our school building. Students gain valuable work experience while also earning hours towards their CTE graduation requirements.

See Ms. Zagada in room 449 for more information about joining the QV Tech Squad.



The QV yearbook is published each year by dedicated students in the senior class.

See Ms. DeCarlo in room 417 for more information about joining the yearbook team.