NJHSNational Junior Honor SocietyAdvisors:Dr. Osha Lynette SmithMrs. Ginger FetterhoffNJHS OfficersPaige Miller- PresidentMaya Matincheck- Vice PresidentJacob Miller- HistorianElla Mosca- HistorianSienna Henry-TreasurerActivities for the 2017-2018 school yearImportant updates below!Voting for officers and T-shirt design will take place in September. Consider running for one of the above listed offices. You will need to prepare a brief speech to introduce yourself to your peers and detail why you should be elected to the desired office. Officers are required to participate in all activities during the school year.Activity assignments have been completed. A Google Doc has been shared with all membersVolunteer Opportunities:Please attempt using the following, West Hanover Mayfair 2018 Volunteers. If that does not work, please using the following instructions:Log in TODAY to SignUpGenius to volunteer:• www.signupgenius.com• Click the search icon in the top right corner• Enter WHEMayfair@yahoo.com in the “Search for a Sign Up” boxThank you in advance for your support in making this event a success for our school community.+++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++I would like to inform you of a volunteer opportunity that may be of interest to students at your school. The Division of Autism Services at Penn State College of Medicine is looking for volunteers ages 13-17 or still in high school to attend a weekly photography class as part of a larger social skills intervention for teenagers with Autism Spectrum Disorders. The program is 12 weeks in length and will run from the middle of October to the end of January. Teen volunteers will meet once per week from 5:30-7:00pm on Wednesday evenings in Hershey.
More details about this opportunity can be found in the attached flyer. I would appreciate if you could distribute this flyer to members of your school’s National Honor Society and or any interested individuals.+++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++October 13, 2017: Gretna Glen Leadership Field Trip - Permission forms will be distributed for return no later than September 29, 2017. Cost is $15.00 per student. Bring a bag lunch and a drink.Here is the link to print out the permission slip. This needs to be signed and returned by October 2nd.November 13-17: Humane Society – We conduct an all-school drive for donations (for example: paper towels, food, toys,blankets, etc…) that will be given to the Harrisburg Humane Society. One afterschool meeting will be held to make signs, sort and deliver fliers. Items will also need to be organized the morning of pick up. All members are expected to donate one item. Items maybe brought in during the month of November. Members will collect items before school, outside of the office during the week of November 16th to the 20thDecember 7, 8, 11-15: Candy Canes -Volunteers will sell grams for candy canes December 7th through December 15th in the school foyer. A meeting will be held on Dec. 18th or 19th to assemble the grams and organize them by homeroom. Delivery of the candy cane grams will be done on December 18th during homeroom. All members are expected to bring in two boxes of candy canes and proceeds from the sale will go directly to the CDMS NJHS.February 1, 2, 5-7: Valentine Grams -Volunteers will sell grams for lollipops for 25 cents, February 1st through February 7th in the school foyer. One meeting will be held after school on February 12th to assemble the lollipop grams and organize them by homeroom. The grams will be delivered to classrooms on that evening for teachers to distribute on February 14th during homeroom. All members are expected to bring in two bags of lollipops and proceeds from the sale will go directly to the CDMS NJHS. Committee members should begin to make posters and bring them to Mrs. Smith's classroom ASAP.See below for sale schedule and responsibilities:Schedule: Report to the front lobby ASAP after checking into your homeroom. Officers should report each morning to assist where needed
March 1: Read Across America– To celebrate Dr. Seuss Day, students travel to an elementary school to read a Dr. Seuss book and teach an activity directly related to the book. Committee members will meet to choose a Dr. Seuss book and create their activity.Throughout the Year:
Helper – Volunteers will work one-on-one with students in Ms. Ash and Ms. Heath’sclassroom to read, tutor, assist with socialization skills and/or offer homework help. This will occur during period 9 (Academic Enrichment) approximately one day per 6 day cycle.Recycling Committee – Volunteers will work in groups of 4 to collect the recycling from each room in the building. This will occur every Wednesday morning during homeroom and each group will have a designated area.Announcement Committee – Volunteers will report to the Main Office at 7:35 a.m. to read the daily announcements and recite the Pledge of Allegiance. You must speak clearly and loudly. Failure to do so could cause you to be removed from the committee.Power Pack Committee– Central Dauphin School District sponsors this program to pack grocery bags with food for students in our school district who are less fortunate than us. This committee will rotate on a schedule to unload the delivery truck here at CDMS – the new location of the program. Opportunities to pack grocery bags after school may be available throughout the year.