National Honor Society
The National Honor Society will be sending applications to those Juniors and Seniors who meet the grade requirement for entrance. In order to qualify for the National Honor Society you must have an unweighted average of 85 percent or higher. If you believe you meet this requirement you will be receiving the application letter by the end of this week via your school email. Please follow all directions carefully. If you have any questions or concerns, please email Ms. Gillan (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Business Honor Society
Applications are now available for the Business Honor Society. Requirements - In Business/Marketing Education courses: Minimum of 88 percent or B+ or 3.5 GPA. Overall: 80 percent or B or 3.0 GPA. Additional Criteria - Students selected for recognition will also have demonstrated both in the classroom and extracurricular involvement: Character (Evidenced by teachers attesting to this quality), Leadership(evidenced by committee chair positions, officer/chair or other lead positions in student organizations, civic/community leadership roles, etc), and Service (Evidenced by volunteer activities in the school and/or community). Must have a minimum of 20 hours service to NHS FBLA Business Club, Business Department, or other approved service. Applications are due 11/6.
Ms. Lorenzo, Social Studies Teacher
Nyack Public Schools
Math Honor Society
The Math Honor Society of Nyack High School is seeking students who wish to join and share their passion for math. Eligible students will be part of the national honor society known as Mu Alpha Theta. Mu Alpha Theta is recognized at the high school and post-secondary level. If you wish to learn more and apply, please visit the Math Honor Society Google Form. If you have any questions, please message Mr. Schoeller at KSchoeller@NyackSchools.org.
NYS Math League is a club in which students individually compete in math contests. The math contests give students an educationally enriching opportunity to participate in an academically-oriented activity and to gain recognition for mathematical achievement. The questions cover a variety of difficulty ranges and involve topics of interest to students. The key is to encourage students to enjoy a challenge and to learn from it to find problem-solving discussions stimulating. If you are interested in becoming a member of the NYS Math League, please email Ms. Tatti @ email@example.com. Once you email Ms. Tatti, she will provide you with the permission slip and zoom link necessary to compete. Our first competition is on Thursday, October 15 during lunch (10:30 – 11:00). All students are welcome! The next two meets will be during lunch on Tuesday, November 10 and Tuesday, December 8. You don’t have to compete in all meets in order to be part of the team.
Seal of Biliteracy Do you speak one or more languages in addition to English? You could earn the New York State Seal of Biliteracy. The application deadline for Seniors is November 20, 2020. Juniors and Sophomores can apply this year to start the process. For more information contact: Dr. Douce (firstname.lastname@example.org) or your guidance counselor. Please click the links below for information and an application.
SBL Application PDF
SBL Application Google Forms
Social Studies Honor Society (Rho Kappa)
Attention all Juniors and Seniors interested in applying to Social Studies Honor Society (Rho Kappa). Applications are now open and the deadline is November 6, 2020. Please see application requirements. If you have any questions, please email Ms. Berat (email@example.com)
- Junior or Senior
- 85% in all Social Studies courses during high school career
- Transcript (from guidance counselor)
- COMPLETE application (don’t leave any section blank)
- Teacher references
Link for Application: https://forms.gle/FkT9M8Tn6o5MXsCt6
English Honor Society
Dear Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors of NHS,
The English Honor Society seeks to promote interest and enjoyment in English, literature, and the humanities among the Nyack High School Community. Its purpose is to foster excellence in the English curriculum by advocating lifelong learning and participation in the betterment of the Nyack school community. Students in grades 10-12 are eligible for membership if they have completed at least one year of English, have and maintain an 85 weighted average in English classes offered at NHS, submit an application and transcript before the determined deadline, and faithfully attend lunch meetings of the organization to retain EHS status until graduation. DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS THIS YEAR: THURSDAY, OCTOBER 22nd AT 11:59PM. If you wish to apply after the deadline, you may, but must complete an extra step. To apply after October 22nd, email the following to Ms. Moldovan: write a one page OUTRAGEOUS excuse for being a late applicant. The more ridiculous and funny, the better. This is ONLY required for those who miss the original deadline.
Here is the link for all EHS meetings this year: https://zoom.us/j/94655390086?pwd=a1hWMlV0ZW9LbThpN3pYWnVpQ0oxdz09
S. Moldovan (advisor)
Click the link for Hispanic Heritage Month - Classroom Activities
Class Council Elections
Anyone interested in running for Class Council, please email Mr. Gavigan your grade and the position you will be seeking. He will then email you access to a Google form where you can answer some questions and upload your written statement or video. If you have already emailed him, there is no need to do it again. You must contact him to be placed on the ballot by the end of the school day Wednesday Sept. 30th. We will open voting on Friday and allow voting to take place through the weekend.
Please be aware that we will be posting our Class Council Ballots. You will be voting for your class officers. You will find speeches (written or video) introducing the candidates for your consideration. After viewing them, please vote for your class.
Please note- Freshman will not be voting at this time. We will send out more information next week, urging more Freshman to get involved and run for office.
If you have any questions or concerns, please email Mr. Gavigan at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Information for Class Council Elections
Science Honor Society
Applications for membership in the Nyack High School Science Honor Society are now available. Membership is open to juniors and seniors who meet the eligibility requirements and can submit a complete application by the deadline. Deadline for submission of application is 11:59 PM October 30th, 2020. Please click on the link below this paragraph. Please read the form thoroughly and follow the directions. Be sure to submit a complete application with all necessary requirements by this time and date. If you have any questions, please email Ms. Singh at email@example.com. Good luck to all applicants.
Yearbook and Portrait Information
yearbook parent info - Google Docs.mht
Applications for membership in the Nyack High School Science Honor Society are now available. Membership is open to juniors and seniors who meet the eligibility requirements and can submit a complete application by the deadline. Please click the link below this paragraph to apply. Deadline for submission of application is 11:59 PM October 30th, 2020. Please read the form thoroughly and follow the directions. Be sure to submit a complete application with all necessary requirements by this time and date. If you have any questions, please email Ms. Singh at firstname.lastname@example.org. Good luck to all applicants.
Click the link below to view the Positive Pledge Wall
Start With Hello - Positive Pledge Wall
New York State Requirement: For students in Grade 12, two doses of the Meningitis vaccine are required, unless the 1st dose of meningococcal vaccine was received at age 16 or older, then only one dose is required.
Instructions for students to join a class or group in e-chalk: Student Instructions-Joining a Class
12th grade students may be eligible to walk off campus during lunch, have a late arrival or early departure when they have a cafe option period: The Senior Open Campus Opt-In Permission Letter Form is provided to allow this privilege and must be signed, in accordance with the Board of Education Policy 5181 and the parent/guardian permission slip.
The district provides access to student information: The Parent Portal Request Form is provided for parents/guardians to establish a Parent Portal account that keeps you informed regarding your student's grades and attendance.